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ECC Kokusai College of Foreign Languages

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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.

SCHOOL INTRODUCTION

ECC Kokusai College of Foreign Languages is part of the Yamaguchi Gakuen Education Institution, which is comprised of over 2,000 Japanese students and 1000 international students from 34 different countries. Yamaguchi Gakuen is also part of the well-known ECC brand of educational institutions around Japan.

SCHOOL INTENSITY

This school is of Medium-High Intensity which means that they teach material at a very efficient pace. In general, you can expect to study daily for about 2 hours outside of class, depending on your level. So if you're someone who is serious about Japanese and committed to learning quickly yet still want some free time, this school could be right for you!


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

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

ECC is a school for students that are aiming to properly learn Japanese for their future in Japan or abroad. Divided into several levels, their curriculum helps students to achieve their goals, whatever they might be. This could include aiming for higher education, employment in Japan, or more.

ACCEPTS BEGINNER STUDENTS

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

WIFI AVAILABLE

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.

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.

INTERACT WITH JAPANESE STUDENTS

Students will also have the opportunity to meet and mingle with Japanese Students through various events organised by the school.

School Location

Osaka

Osaka is with it's 2.5 million citizens, Japan's third largest city and the heart of the Kansai area from where you can reach cities like Kyoto, Kobe and Nara in about 30 minutes. The city has a lot to offer for those who don't favor Tokyo but still want the full package. People in Osaka are generally seen as very friendly and talkative so if you want to make many Japanese friends, this city is for you.

Distance to Train Stations
Walking Time
Nakazakicho (5 min)
Tanimachi Line
Umeda (8 min)
Kōbe, Kyōto, Takarazuka, Main & Midōsuji Line

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

GENERAL JAPANESE COURSE
GENERAL JAPANESE COURSE
COURSE INTRODUCTION

This course includes standard lessons, JLPT preparation and cultural activities throughout the year. This course focuses heavily on verbal communication.

AVAILABLE TERM STARTS EACH YEAR
  • April
  • October

School usually starts in the first or second week of the month’s term start.

Schedule

Weekdays

Morning Class

09:00

To

13:10

Or

Afternoon Class

13:40

To

17:50

Course hours per week:

20

CLASSES ARE EITHER IN THE MORNING OR IN THE AFTERNOON BASED ON YOUR LEVEL OF JAPANESE

Term Breakdown

Beginner

Course End

Beginner - Lower Intermediate (9 Months)

Beginner students learn the basic elements of Japanese, including foundational grammar, hiragana, katakana and simple kanji. Students will learn to take part in basic, everyday conversations. Please note that ECC's curriculum is divided into 3 levels for this learning stage, where students at Level 3 can start taking JLPT N1-3 preparation courses.

Other Course Features

JLPT PREP ELECTIVE CLASSES

These JLPT classes will prepare you for levels N3, 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.

Total Course Costs

3 months
¥233,300 in total
6 months
¥517,000 in total
12 months
¥847,000 in total
18 months
¥1,257,000 in total
24 months
¥1,614,000 in total

Note: The total course costs in these charts include class time, staff guidance and some school activities. For long-term studies of 6 months or more, the school charges a deposit fee of 40,000 yen per year for textbooks and course materials. This has been included in the above prices. Any unused deposit fees will be refunded at the end of studies.

*Important: The above prices apply to payments made in one sum. If you wish to make the payment in installments, the school adds a handling fee. For example, a student who pays in 6-month installments instead of 1-year payments will pay slightly more than a student who pays for 1 year in a single payment.

Student Demographics

China
25%
Taiwan
35%
Other Asian Countries
25%
Europe
10%
America
5%
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