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Yoshida Institute of Japanese Language

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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 its founding in 1986, the Yoshida Institute of Japanese Language has helped over 4,500 students learn Japanese. They boast a friendly atmosphere among students from many different countries.

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

CLOSE PROXIMITY TO WASEDA UNIVERSITY

This all-around balanced school is located very close to the prestigious Waseda University. Although not directly connected, students are able to use the common areas of the university, plus the cafeteria. You’ll also have the chance to join some on campus organizations!

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.

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.

School Location

Waseda

The Waseda area is very popular among young people thanks to the presence of Waseda University. It is one of the most prestigious private universities in Japan which is also quite popular among foreigners. After school hours, students gather around in groups to enjoy some of the attractions the area can offer, such as Big Box. It is a big building that houses a sports club, arcade game center, lots of shops and restaurants. If you want to hang around in a smaller venue, there are lots of Japanese style izakaya pubs near the station as well.

Distance to Train Stations
Walking Time
Waseda (1 min)
Toden line
Waseda (12 min)
Tozai line
Takadanobaba (18 min)
Yamanote 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

Schedule

Weekdays

Morning Class

09:00

To

12:20

Or

Afternoon Class

13:20

To

16:40

Course hours per week:

20

CLASSES ARE EITHER IN THE MORNING OR IN THE AFTERNOON.

Term Breakdown

Beginner

Course End

TERM 1-3

Beginner - 9 months

This program is suitable for students with no prior knowledge of Japanese. You will learn basic Japanese, both grammar and conversation, along with hiragana, katakana, and kanji (roughly 350 characters). These classes will prepare you for the JLPT N4 or N5.

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.

Total Course Costs

6 months
¥450,000 in total
12 months
¥780,000 in total
18 months
¥1,110,000 in total
24 months
¥1,440,000 in total

Note: The total course costs in these charts includes class time, staff guidance and textbooks, even for short-term students. For long-term students (6 months or more), it also includes extended student insurance and school activities.

Student Demographics

Asia
47%
America
9%
Sweden
10%
Spain
6%
Italy
10%
Other European Countries
18%
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