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KAI Japanese Language School

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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

Since 1987, KAI have built a program built on cultural understanding and psychological theories, specially designed to meet all students needs. They also have a strong reputation for supporting students that have no kanji background as well as providing a multi-national environment with students from 40 countries.

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

GREAT FOR WESTERN STUDENTS

Unlike most other language schools, KAI has a very high percentage of students from Western countries. This means they have a ton of experience in how to teach to students that may have difficulty learning Japanese that students from Asian countries do not experience.

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.

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.

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

SHIN-OKUBO

Shin-Okubo is an area known for being heavily influenced by Korean culture. Here you'll find many Korea-themed shops and restaurants. With increasing interest in Korean culture by Japanese locals, Shin-Okubo is a must-see area which blends Korea with Japan. Come experience the best of both worlds here!
Sunshine City is the big shopping center that highlights the entire area where many young locals go to hang out. With a planetarium, an aquarium, and an amusement park inside, it has something for everyone.

Distance to Train Stations
Walking Time
Shin-okubo (5 min)
JR Yamanote line
Higashi-shinjuku (7 min)
Fukutoshin subway line
Okubo (10 min)
Chuo-Sobu line

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

GENERAL JAPANESE COURSE
CONVERSATION 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.

Course Length

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

09:00

To

12:50

Or

Afternoon Class

13:40

To

17:30

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 - 2

Beginner - 6 Months

Students will be taught basic grammar sentence patterns and gain understanding on how Japanese is used. Main textbooks: Kai Original Textbooks

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.

Total Course Costs

6 months
¥511,800 in total
12 months
¥932,000 in total
18 months
¥1,393,800 in total
24 months
¥1,814,000 in total

Note: *Other fees include material fees, the Kai Digital Learning System fee, and extended student insurance.

** All students are required to have an iPad for class. The iPad rental fee is 12,000 yen per term which is not included in the Total Course Costs.
You may bring your own iPad, but it must be an iPad Air 2 (2014) or later, 9.7" and above. The iPad mini is too small for viewing course materials.

CONVERSATION COURSE
COURSE INTRODUCTION

The Practical Conversation Course is a conversation course for learners from complete beginner to intermediate level. The emphasis of this course is on the immediate use of the language by developing communication skills in Japanese. The course has 5 levels. The curriculum is constructed with units of a week and students can complete the level by finishing 4 units.

Course Length

Without Student Visa

3 months

Available Term starts each Year
  • Enquire

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

Schedule

Weekdays

Morning Class

09:00

To

11:50/12:50

Or

Afternoon Class

13:00/14:00

To

16:50

Course hours per week:

15/20

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

Total Course Costs

3 months
¥394,000 in total

Note: The Practical Conversation Course 20 (20 lessons per week) is the Practical Conversation Course 15 (15 lessons per week) coupled with one additional reading & writing lesson every day.
A materials fee of 2,000 yen applies additionally per level. The fee of level 6 is 3,564 yen and level 7 is 2,052 or 4,104 yen.
In July and August, only the Practical Conversation Course 20 is available.

Student Demographics

Asia
25%
America
17%
Sweden
14%
Spain
11%
Italy
12%
Other Countries
21%
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