*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 October term.
Nihon Kogakuin is one of Japan’s top animation, design, and CG vocational colleges. With 7 faculties boasting over 35 departments of studies, a student has many choices when it comes to majoring in what they are most interested in.
Nihon Kogakuin College also offers a Japanese language course for those who wish to learn Japanese in a creative environment.
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 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.
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Affiliated with one of Japan’s top vocational colleges for design and animation. Language students share all of the same facilities as the vocational college students.
Even if you’ve never studied Japanese before, that’s not a problem! You can start from scratch at this school.
Mix and mingle with your fellow students or do some last minute studying in the student lounge.
There will be English-speaking staff available to assist you with any issues that may arise during your time at the school.
Students will also have the opportunity to meet and mingle with Japanese Students through various events organised by the school.
Located in Tokyo’s Southern ward, Kamata is conveniently located between Shinagawa and Kawasaki. With easy access to Akihabara and Yokohama, it is accessible via 3 separate train lines, which makes it very easy to get around Tokyo and Kanagawa.Once considered a trendsetting area in the 1930s, it has transformed into a quiet suburb filled with nostalgic izakayas, shopping streets, and restaurants. Enjoy Japanese suburban life with quick access to the main areas of Tokyo with ease.
This course is designed to prepare students for admission to universities or vocational schools in Japan and to pass the JLPT examination.
With Student Visa
6 - 24 months
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School usually starts in the first or second week of the month’s term start.
Course hours per week:20
CLASSES ARE EITHER IN THE MORNING OR IN THE AFTERNOON BASED ON YOUR LEVEL OF JAPANESE
Beginner - 6 Months
In this level, students learn basic Japanese, both grammar and vocabulary, to get daily conversation skills. Students will master Hiragana and Katakana in the first month and about 300 kanji by the end of this level. Main textbook: Minna no Nihongo beginner I and II, and Ryugakusei no tameno kanji no kyokasho beginner 300.
Pre-Intermediate 6 months
In this level, students learn casual communication to be able to communicate with people smoothly. Also, this level reviews all material from previous levels.
Main textbook: New Approach Basic, Ryugakusei no tameno kanji no kyokasho Intermediate 700.
Intermediate 6 months
Students learn, not only daily communication, but also reading and listening.
This level focuses on gaining grammar and vocabulary of the JLPT N2 level. Also, more focus is placed on in-depth discussion of various topics. Main textbook: New Approach, Ryugakusei no tameno kanji no kyokasho Intermediate 700.
Advanced 6 months
Students gain the ability to understand and use more advanced Japanese. There will not be a main textbook, but rather practical materials, such as, newspapers, Japanese TV, and Internet news.
Main textbook: Advanced Japanese, Kanji 1,000
Other Course Features
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.
This elective class prepares you for the EJU test, which is required for all students aiming to attend university in Japan.
Tuition Cost Breakdown
Note: Insurance will be charged separately (¥15,000 annually).
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