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*NOTE: Spots are limited. Applying for the first intake gives you a higher chance of reserving a spot at the school of your choice! We are also accepting applications for the April term.
ARC Kyoto is part of the ARC Academy group of Japanese language schools in Japan. They specialize in both long-term and short-term courses. Focus is placed on teaching students how to acquire fluent communication skills to have a successful future in Japan. Also, all Japanese teachers are fully certified and training is conducted to refine teaching techniques on a regular basis.
Medium intensity means the school gives you a perfect balance between study pace and free time. This means that you’ll be able to enjoy your life in Japan, while still being able to effectively progress your studies.
WHY USE GO! GO! NIHON?
We have helped over 7,000 students come to Japan since 2009. Most of our staff have been language students at the exact schools that you are looking at, so we can give you first-hand information on the application process and potential issues.
Our staff are native English speakers, so nothing gets lost in translation. The schools use us to translate cultural and language barriers, so we can make sure your application for the school and visa is perfect.
We are here to tell you all the ins and outs of each school and let you choose which one you think would be the best for you. Your success in Japan is our success.
Every year there are students from up to 25 countries enrolled, so there is a very rich international atmosphere.
Even if you’ve never studied Japanese before, that’s not a problem! You can start from scratch at this school.
Free Wifi is available to students.
There will be English-speaking staff available to assist you with any issues that may arise during your time at the school.
The school provides support by posting available part-time jobs in the area and preparing you for the interview.
Located within a 6 minute walk from Marutamachi station, and a 10 minute walk from Karasuma Oike station on the Karasuma line. The school is located in a very convenient location for access to Osaka, Shiga, and Nara as it takes only 15 minutes to Kyoto station by train. Additionally, the school is located near both Sanjo and Shijo, which are convenient areas for shopping, sightseeing, and plenty of after school activities. You also have easy access to Nijo Castle which is listed as a world heritage site, Kyoto Imperial Palace which is the former palace for the imperial family, and many others by foot from the school.
This course includes standard lessons, JLPT and EJU preparation, and cultural activities throughout the year.
Without Student Visa
With Student Visa
6 - 24 months
Can't commit that long?
School usually starts in the first or second week of the month’s term start.
Course hours per week:20
CLASSES ARE EITHER IN THE MORNING OR IN THE AFTERNOON BASED ON YOUR LEVEL OF JAPANESE
Beginner - 9 months
Main focus will be on daily conversation. You will receive strong verbal training plus instruction in grammar and sentence structures. Upon completion, you will be JLPT N4 level. Main textbook: Minna no Nihongo
Intermediate - 9 months
Focus will shift from basic topics to things more useful for real-world application. You will learn important and appropriate vocabulary and expressions that will help you fit into Japanese society. In addition, you’ll learn how to effectively express opinions. Main Textbook: Learn Intermediate Japanese
Advanced - 9 months
Gain the ability to read and understand newspapers and watch the news. Heavy focus is placed on learning high level Japanese for business situations, research, and beyond. Main textbook: Learn Advanced Japanese
Other Course Features
These JLPT classes will prepare you for levels N2 or N1. They will focus on teaching you techniques to pass the test and will focus on the different sections that you will encounter in the test.
Tuition Cost Breakdown
Note: The total tuition cost includes tuition, staff guidance, as well as some activities. For long-term students (6 months or longer), this also includes student insurance. Material fees are not included and must be purchased separately. For short-term students, the 10,000 yen enrollment fee has been included in the total.
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