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Japanese Language Institute of Sapporo

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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

Can’t stand the heat? JLI Sapporo is the perfect place for you. With milder summers, you’ll be able to live without melting during the summer. Also, you get to experience some of the best snow and ski resorts in all-of-the world. Without a strong regional accent like many other areas of Japan, you’ll be able to learn proper neutral Japanese in a city that many people don’t get a chance to experience.

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 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

OFF THE BEATEN PATH

Come study in a city that not many students get to experience. With students from over 30 countries, this international school is a great place to study and live for students that want something more than ordinary.

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.

PART-TIME JOB SUPPORT

The school provides support by posting available part-time jobs in the area and preparing you for the interview.

School Location

Sapporo

Sapporo is the 4th largest city in Japan and is famous for the annual Sapporo Snow Festival, which attracts over 2 million tourists from all over the world. The city is also famous for seafood, ramen, and, of course, Sapporo beer! Being one of Japan’s newest cities by Japanese standards it lacks a lot of traditional architecture like Kyoto; however, it more than makes up for it with a ton of things that you can only find in Sapporo! Hokkaido’s untamed wilderness and national parks make up the majority of Japan’s largest prefecture. Due to its Northern location, you can escape Japan’s dreaded muggy summers and rainy season and enjoy a long winter ski season. If you enjoy a modern city in the middle of beautiful untouched nature, Hokkaido’s the place to be.

Distance to Train Stations
Walking Time
Maruyama Koen (7 min)
Tozai line

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

GENERAL JAPANESE COURSE
GENERAL JAPANESE COURSE
COURSE INTRODUCTION

This course includes standard lessons, JLPT and EJU preparation, and cultural activities throughout the year.

Course Length

Without Student Visa

3 months

With Student Visa

6 - 24 months

Available Term starts each Year
  • January
  • April
  • July
  • October

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

*MAY OR MAY NOT have January start depending on the year.

Schedule

Weekdays

Morning Class

09:00

To

12:25

Or

Afternoon Class

13:00

To

16:25

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

Beginner - 8 months

Main focus will be on daily conversation. You will receive strong verbal training to understand simple syntax and develop the ability to understand necessary information. Upon completion, you will be JLPT N4 level. Main textbook: Minna no Nihongo

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.

JAPANESE CULTURE CLASS

Learn many different aspects of Japanese culture and life in this class. You’ll probably learn about things that you never knew were particular to Japanese culture.

JAPANESE CURRENT EVENTS CLASSES

Discuss what’s going on in Japan using newspaper articles, TV news, and other forms of media.

JAPANESE MOVIE ANALYSIS CLASSES

Watch classic Japanese movies and do written and oral analysis on the content.

Total Course Costs

3 months
¥201,900 in total
6 months
¥416,880 in total
12 months
¥736,560 in total
18 months
¥1,056,240 in total
24 months
¥1,375,920 in total

Note: The total course costs in these charts include class time, staff guidance and some school activities. Study materials and textbooks are also included, both for short-term and long-sterm students.

Student Demographics

Asia
63%
America
9%
Italy
3%
Sweden
3%
Other European Countries
5%
Other Countries
17%
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