Weekday Courses

Weekday course: “Learn Japanese and  Add Color to your Lifestyle”

This course is for foreign citizens living in Japan who wish to develop Japanese skills necessary for daily life. Just to be able to understand the lively conversation of the elderly and the children in the neighborhood, or the most talked about topics on TV or newspapers will widen the opportunities of joining the daily activities of the community.

For those working in Japan, appropriate communication skills will help to promote trust. In this course students will be able to study natural Japanese.

Japanese learning!  Grammar・Expression・Vocabulary

Features

Learn Japanese useful for daily life and work on weekdays Have children from abroad learn practical Japanese
Pass the Japanese Language Proficiency Test Have children from abroad attend college or professional schools in Japan Study Japanese on Saturdays

 

Enrollment application process

Call TIJ or write by e-mail to book a visit to TIJ

Course explanations will be provided at TIJ

Classes may be observed by request (free of charge).

Placement tests will determine the class you will be assigned to
(excluding beginners’ classes).

Fill out the application form and pay the course fee.

Enrollment at TIJ is complete.

 

Basic 5-day class

Basic 5-day Class: “Strengthen Language Basics”

The Basic 5-day class is a step-by-step class where students study Japanese in 3-levels. You will acquire basic language skills necessary for life in Japan and to communicate in Japanese.

 Level 1 (10 weeks)

Listening to the sound of the Japanese language everyday and exercises in speaking about yourself in Japanese will enable you to use the language effectively in every everyday life, i.e. shopping, asking questions, etc.

Level 2 (10 weeks)

This course is for students who have completed Level 1 or have equivalent language skills.
You will be able to speak in more detail about yourself, your family and your country. Exercises in speaking in different settings will allow you to speak in the polite from. You will also be able to read and write short sentences.

Level 3 (10 weeks)

This course is for students who have completed Level 2 or have equivalent language skills. You will be able to talk about social issues such as housing, health, and environment. You will also be able to read and listen to short sentences concerning social issues, scientific topics (global warming, technology, etc.), and current affairs, etc.

Day · Time · Course fee · Content

Days Time Tuition Curriculum
Monday to Friday 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(45 min. x 4 periods,
10 min. Q & A session,
20 min. break.)
126,000 yen
(630 yen x 200 periods)
(one period is 45 min.)
* all course fees are subject to a 8% tax
Conversation, grammar,
Kana, Kanji, composition,
reading,, pronunciation

Semester dates

Term Dates (year/month/day) Remarks
Winter 2017/1/5 ~ 2017/3/16  
Spring 2017/4/10 ~ 2017/6/23 No classes 4/29 ~5/7
Summer 2017/7/5 ~ 2017/9/28 No classes 8/6~8/20
Fall 2017/10/12 ~ 2017/12/22  
Winter 2018/1/9 ~ 2018/3/19  

Course material

Weekly class schedule (example)

Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri.
Conversation Conversation Conversation Conversation Conversation
Reading Composition Grammar Listening Grammar

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Intermediate level course for Japanese Language Proficiency Test

Intermediate-level Japanese Language Proficiency Test Preparation Class: “The Joy of  Passing the JLPT”

This class will prepare students to pass the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) conducted worldwide. In addition to exercises for the JLPT, students will listen to simple news in Japanese, read newspaper articles, and study conversation skills necessary for presentations and discussions as well as writing essays. Students can also take classes by choosing subjects that students feel necessary on the day of their choice.

Make up for lack of Japanese skills.Students who are capable of daily conversation but feel they lack in-depth communication skills unique to the Japanese language will be able to concentrate on these areas.

Grammar:Grammar in preparation for the Japanese Language Proficiency Test .
Reading comprehension:Read short texts such as essays, instructions, newspaper columns in preparation for the Japanese   Language Proficiency Test in July and December.
Listening :Listen to various topics and brief news clips in Japanese and develop listening skills to pass the Japanese Language Proficiency Test in July and December .
Conversation:Discuss various topics and give presentations about a certain issue.

Textbook:Develop general language skills by studying Japanese textbooks and also build Kanji skills.

Day · Time · Lesson fee · Content

Day Time Lesson fee Content
Monday to Friday 1. 9:00~9:45
2. 9:45~10:30
(Q&A 10:30~10:40)
3. 11:00~11:45
4. 11:45~12:30
Depends on the number of lessons students take in a week.
– Up to 4 periods: 780yen/period
– 5~12 periods: 730yen/period
– 13~16 periods: 680yen/period
– More than 17 periods: 630yen /period
* all lesson fees are subject to a 8% tax
Textbook, Kanji, conversation,
reading & listening、
comprehension,
grammar for Japanese Language
Proficiency Test Level 2

 Term dates

Term Dates (year/month/day) Remarks
Winter 2017/1/5 ~ 2017/3/16  
Spring 2017/4/10 ~ 2017/6/23 No classes 4/29〜5/7
Summer 2017/7/5 ~ 2017/9/28 No classes 8/6〜8/20
Fall 2017/10/12 ~ 2017/12/22  
Winter 2018/1/9 ~ 2018/3/19  

Course material

Weekly class schedule (example)

Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri.
Grammar Reading comprehension Grammar Reading comprehension vocabulary
Textbook
Kanji
Textbook
Kanji
Textbook
Kanji
Textbook
Kanji
Listening comprehension

 

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