APPLY NOW FOR JULY 2023 STUDENT VISA FINAL INTAKE DEADLINE: 21ST OF FEBRUARY
*NOTE: Spots are limited, and deadlines are subject to change. We recommend all students to contact Go! Go! Nihon and submit their application well in advance of the deadline. We are also accepting applications for the October term.
Established in 1992, Okayama Institute of Languages is one of the largest Japanese language schools in the Chūgoku and Shikoku regions. The school offers a range of courses, from those who wish to study at university or find work in Japan, to short-term and working holiday courses. For the past four years, students have passed their JLPT N1 exams with full scores, attesting to the school's high quality teaching.
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 THE EXPERIENCE
We have helped over 8,000 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.
HIGHEST CHANCE FOR ACCEPTANCE
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.
OUR SERVICE IS FOR YOU
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.
Okayama Institute of Languages offers academic and career counselling for those who want to go to a Japanese graduate school, university or work in Japan, giving advice on school choices, help with resume writing, and interview training.
PART-TIME JOB SUPPORT
The school provides support by posting available part-time jobs in the area and preparing you for the interview.
SUPPORT FOR FINDING FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT
From preparing you for interviews to teaching you proper business Japanese, this school provides support for when you’re ready to join the Japanese workforce.
ENGLISH-SPEAKING STAFF AVAILABLE
There will be English-speaking staff available to assist you with any issues that may arise during your time at the school.
Free Wifi is available to students.
STUDENT LOUNGE AVAILABLE
Mix and mingle with your fellow students or do some last minute studying in the student lounge.
STUDY ROOM AVAILABLE
There is a dedicated space for students to focus on their studies.
There is a modern library open to students with books and other resources available.
Okayama is a welcoming and homey place that offers all the conveniences of a city with a small-town atmosphere. It's easy to get around by bicycle making it eco-friendly and people are exceptionally friendly. The school is located near the city centre, where you can also find restaurants, post offices, hospitals and shopping areas. There are many places to see areas of beautiful true Japan in the region, from Naoshima, famous for its modern art, to historical spots such as Korakuen Garden and the Kurashiki Bikan Historical area.
Distance to Train Stations
Higashi-Chuocho (5 min)
Okayama Denki Seikibashi Line
GENERAL JAPANESE COURSE
This course is designed for students who wish to enter Japanese graduate schools, universities, vocational schools, etc. Students can study with the goal of passing the JLPT and finding employment in Japan. The school is proud of its high-quality education, and students’ satisfaction rates are consistently over 90%. In addition to classes, students have the opportunity to study Japanese through various activities such as Japanese cultural experiences, company visits, exchanges with Japanese universities, and locals.
They employ an original Kanji teaching method, which is very effective for western students to learn kanji smoothly.
Classes are either in the morning OR in the afternoon based on your level of Japanese
TERM 1 - 3
Beginner - 9 Months
The beginner level class is a well-balanced curriculum that focuses on daily conversation, including grammar, vocabulary, conversation, hiragana, katakana, and basic kanji, as well as focusing on support for skills such as presentations. Their original Kanji teaching method helps students learn Kanji very effectively.
TERM 4 - 6
Intermediate - 9 Months
Intermediate level classes are grammar classes using the main textbooks. In addition, vocabulary, reading, listening, writing, and Kanji classes are also offered.
TERM 7 - 9
Advanced - 9 Months
Advanced class students work towards their goals of entering university or finding employment. They learn more specialised Japanese language skills and cultural knowledge, along with real-life situations where Japanese is used.
Other Course Features
JLPT PREP ELECTIVE CLASSES
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.
BUSINESS JAPANESE CLASSES
Study proper business Japanese and etiquette. This class is perfect for all students, especially those who are looking for full-time employment in Japan.
Total Course Costs
¥214,000 in total
¥417,000 in total
¥751,000 in total
¥1,091,000 in total
¥1,431,000 in total
Tuition Cost Breakdown
Note: Note: The total course costs in these charts includes class time and staff guidance. For long-term students (6 months or more), it also includes textbooks.
Our staff and student coordinators all have experience studying in Japan, so we are best able to answer any and all of the questions and concerns that you may have.
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