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Features of Japanese curriculum and class stucture
Corresponding to all learners
Anyone, from complete beginners to N1 holders, are able to study efficiently at proper class levels.
Beginner curriculum with different teaching speed
Sufficient aqcuisition of the foundation is very important in order to continue studying smoothly. As there are many students with different mother tongues and Japanese levels, having different teaching speed classes allows students with different background to learn Japanese efficiently at the best pace.
Above intermediate level, diffferent curriculum will be offered depending on purpose of study
At the beginner level, students will aim to develop the basics of the four major skills of reading, writing, speaking, and listening in a well-balanced manner. They will also focus on acquiring Japanese skills for various situations. At intermediate level and above, we have exam preparation curriculum and comprehensive Japanese curriculum available.
■Exam Preparation Curriculum
Students will prepare for the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) and Exam for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) using textbooks. (Intermediate 1; N2 preparation, Intermediate 3; N1 preparation, Intermediate 3 and above; EJU Preparation). As the EJU has short essay quesions (sakubun), teachers will also provide correction support for essays. Even for those who do not wish to take the university entrance exam, EJU-related skills are useful for general knowledge and for developing writing skills.
■Comprehensive Japanese Curriculum
Slowly acquire N2 level of Japanese by focusing on improving "speaking" skills with an emphasis on output and operational skills such as listening comprehension and reading comprehension. Develop Japanese skills that are useful for general communication and job hunting.
Classes carefully organized by level and with well-balanced nationalities
It is important to study at a level that closely matches the skill level of the students. Nationality balance is also taken into consideration in order to increase opportunities for students to speak Japanese with classmates and to provide international experiences.
Course level standards
Acquire basic grammars, kanji, and vocabularies. Should be able to carry out basic administrative procedures and conversations that are essential in daily life.
Should be able to communicate with own thoughts and hopes in daily life, understand basic Japanese customs, read simple texts, and write short essays.
Beginner A, B, C
A curriculum that finishes beginner 1, 2 over 9 months period, progressing at a slower pace.
Should be able to have conversation freely in situations that are faced regularly in Japan and read slightly longer sentences.
Acquire intermediate level grammars. Should be able to communicate properly and precisely in daily life in Japan. N3/N2 preparation.
Understand Japanese society and culture and should be able to discuss these topics in group. N2 preparation.
Expand knowledge of social theme and should be able to discuss these topics. N2/N1 preparation.
Should be able to read newspapers and magazines, understand news and university lectures, and express opinions logically in debates and essays. N1 preparation.
New Intermediate 1
Should be able to communicate properly and precisely in daily life in Japan by using N3/N2 level of Japanese.
New Intermediate ２
Understand Japanese society and culture and should be able to discuss these topics in group.
Expand knowledge of social theme and should be able to discuss these topics.
Should be able to read newspapers and magazines, understand news and university lectures, and express opinions logically in debates and essays.
Should be able to understand other’s opinion precisely and have good relationship with others as well as express own opinion properly.
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