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ICLC - Japanese Language School in Okinawa - Introduction
SCHOOL INTRODUCTION

The International Center for Language and Culture (ICLC) is a Japanese language school located on the tropical Okinawa Island. Established in 1983, ICLC is the island's oldest Japanese education institute. In that time, it's seen students from over 50 countries pass through its doors and benefit from the school's high quality language education.

ICLC - Japanese Language School in Okinawa - Intensity
SCHOOL INTENSITY

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.

School Features

INCREDIBLE STAFF SUPPORT

From personal consultation in regards to study and elective choices, the school provides above and beyond support in regards to employment. Specific counseling is offered to the student even after their language studies.

Embrace the island life while studying

Thanks to its tropical location, ICLC is a must for students who love easy access to some of Japan’s best beaches and warm weather. Okinawa is surrounded by more than 160 islands, which students can explore on day and weekend trips during their time off from studying.

International study environment

ICLC has the most international student population in Okinawa. This is partly because Okinawa is home to 26,000 people from the United States and other countries. Many of the international residents choose ICLC to enrich their Japanese language skills and understanding of the local culture.

Fun cultural activities

Outside of the classroom, ICLC offers Eisa (an Okinawan folk dance) and Karate workshops, as well as other fun outdoors activities that you’ll only find in Okinawa.

ACCEPTS BEGINNER STUDENTS

Even if you’ve never studied Japanese before, that’s not a problem! You can start from scratch at this school.

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.

WIFI AVAILABLE

Free Wifi is available to students.

School Location

Naha

ICLC is located in Naha, the cultural and economic center of Okinawa. You can enjoy the local food and souvenir markets in "Kokusai Dori", visit World Heritage Sites such as "Shuri Castle" and "Shikinaen Royal Garden", and take part in marine activities such as snorkeling and diving.

Distance to Train Stations
Walking Time
Oroku (5 min)
Yui Rail

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

ESSENTIAL JAPANESE COURSE
ESSENTIAL JAPANESE COURSE
COURSE INTRODUCTION

These classes focus on developing Japanese language skills for both daily conversation and preparing for JLPT.

Course Length

Without Student Visa

3 months

With Student Visa

6 - 24 months

AVAILABLE TERM STARTS EACH YEAR
  • January
  • April
  • July
  • October

Schedule

Weekdays

Morning Class

08:45

To

12:00

Or

Afternoon Class

13:15

To

16:30

Course hours per week:

15

Classes are either in the morning OR in the afternoon based on your level of Japanese

Term Breakdown

Beginner

Course End

TERM 1 - 3

Beginner - 9 Months

Classes will focus on conversational Japanese based on basic grammar, kanji, and vocabulary. Main textbooks: Marugoto, Minna no Nihongo

Total Course Costs

3 months
¥213,000 in total
6 months
¥489,000 in total
12 months
¥861,000 in total
18 months
¥1,251,000 in total
21 months
¥1,437,000 in total
24 months
¥1,623,000 in total

Note: Textbook fees are included in the above prices. For those paying the tuition fee in installments, an extra one-off 20,000 yen fee will be charged. Short-term prices indicated are for those applying with a Tourist or Working Holiday Visa. If you are applying for 3 months with a different type of visa, prices will be different. Contact us for more information.

Student Demographics

Nepal
40%
China
15%
US
10%
Vietnam
10%
France
5%
Other Countries
20%
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