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APPLY NOW FOR APRIL 2020:
STUDENT VISA FINAL INTAKE DEADLINE 29TH OF NOVEMBER

*NOTE: Spots are limited, and some schools have an earlier set deadline. 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 July term.

SCHOOL INTRODUCTION

For students aiming to enter Japanese higher education, ISI Language School is perfect for your goals. With two different university preparatory courses, students will be well prepared to tackle university entrance exams. Even if higher education isn’t your goal, this school offers many other elective courses!

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 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

COURSES THAT FIT YOUR NEEDS

ISI offers a wide range of elective courses, plus specialized courses, such as, a top university preparatory course. You’ll be able to get the education that you need in order to prepare for your future 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.

PART-TIME JOB SUPPORT

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

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

Takadanobaba Ikebukuro

Takadanobaba

Known for its close proximity to Waseda University, Takadanobaba is largely a student-oriented area. Everything in the area is catered to a student's lifestyle. You'll find many affordable, but delicious places to eat and drink. Karaoke, bowling, darts, bars, you name it, this place has got it. Best of all, the main point of this area is affordability for students. If you make your way over to Waseda University, you can take advantage of their facilities even if you're not an enrolled student. You can sit and study in their buildings or head over to their cafeteria for a bite to eat. It's a great place to make some friends at one of the most prestigious private universities in Japan.

Distance to Train Stations
Walking Time
Takadanobaba ( min)
JR Yamanote Line, Tozai Line

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

GENERAL JAPANESE COURSE
GENERAL JAPANESE COURSE
COURSE INTRODUCTION

This course includes standard lessons, JLPT and EJU preparation, various elective classes, 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.

Schedule

Weekdays

Morning Class

08:50

To

12:00

Or

Afternoon Class

13:00

To

16:10

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 - 3

Beginner - 9 Months

Starting from hiragana and katakana, you’ll learn the four basics of listening, speaking, writing, and reading. Achievement tests will be regularly administered so you’ll be able to clearly track your Japanese progress. Main Textbook: Minna no Nihongo 1, 2

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.

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

3 months
¥201,500 in total
6 months
¥450,000 in total
12 months
¥823,000 in total
18 months
¥1,181,150 in total
24 months
¥1,569,000 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-term students.

Student Demographics

Asia
55%
America
15%
Sweden
10%
Spain
5%
Italy
5%
Other European Countries
10%
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