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ECC Kokusai College of Foreign Languages

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APPLY NOW FOR JULY 2019:
STUDENT VISA FIRST INTAKE DEADLINES
ALL CITIES: 25th of January

*NOTE: Spots are limited. Applying for the first intake gives you a higher chance of reserving a spot at the school of your choice and makes the application process faster

SCHOOL INTRODUCTION

ECC Kokusai College of Foreign Languages is part of the Yamaguchi Gakuen Education Institution, which is comprised of over 2,100 Japanese students and 500 international students from 20 different countries. Yamaguchi Gakuen is also part of the well-known ECC brand of educational institutions around Japan.

SCHOOL INTENSITY

High intensity means you’ll be spending the majority of your time outside of class studying and reviewing class material to make sure you can keep up with the high pace of the class. This is best for students that are serious about mastering Japanese and want to potentially move onto either higher education or potential full-time employment.

WHY USE GO! GO! NIHON?

WE HAVE THE EXPERIENCE

We have helped over 6,000 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. Their advanced levels are clearly separated for students aiming for higher education or wanting to find employment in Japan.

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, various elective choices, 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

TERM 1 - 4

Beginner - 6 Months

At ECC, students can learn the basic elements of Japanese including basic grammar, hiragana, katakana, and about 400 kanji during the first six months. The level you can achieve after the first six months is at least being able to pass the JLPT N4 Level and be able to take part in everyday conversation.

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.

CONVERSATION CLASSES

In this elective class, you’ll practice speaking and listening to increase your overall verbal communication skills.

HIGHER EDUCATION PREP

This elective class prepares you for the EJU test, which is required for all students aiming to attend university in Japan.

Total Course Costs

3 months
¥222,800 in total
6 months
¥465,000 in total
12 months
¥795,000 in total
18 months
¥1,132,500 in total
24 months
¥1,470,000 in total

Note: The total course costs in these charts include class time, staff guidance and some school activities. For long-term students (6 months or longer), this also includes student insurance. Study materials and textbooks are also included, both for short-term and long-term students.

*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
40%
Taiwan
31%
Other Asian Countries
22%
Europe
5%
America
2%
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