玉川国際学院
Guidance of the study course

Class Time

Morning Class

  • 4 hours per day (45 minutes each lesson)
  • Consists of 20 hours per week
  • Total learning time per year is 760 hours
First Period 9:00 – 9:45
Second Period 9:55 – 10:40
Third Period 10:50 – 11:35
Fourth Period 11:45 – 12:30
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Afternoon Class

  • 4 hours per day (45 minutes each lesson)
  • Consists of 20 hours per week
  • Total learning time per year is 760 hours
First Period 13:00 – 13:45
Second Period 13:55 – 14:40
Third Period 14:50 – 15:35
Fourth Period 15:45 – 16:30
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Curriculum

There are many classes for beginners, intermediate, advanced, and higher education. We aim to develop Japanese language skills that are balanced in the overall of reading, listening, writing, and speaking, which can be used for University entrance examinations while taking measures for the Japanese Language Proficiency Test and the Japanese Language Study Abroad Examination. In the class, many live materials such as newspapers and TV news are also used.

Beginner’s Level

Period 6 months (standard)
Materials used
  • Have fun listening to “Minna no Nihongo”
  • Exciting grammar listening
Class Content Goals achieved
  • Basic grammar and sentence patterns.
  • Vocabulary 2000 words, 500 Kanji.
  • Establish 4 skills.
  • It enables self-expression useful in daily life with a plain sentence type and vocabulary.
Remarks The class is in a fun atmosphere where each person can speak positively by using a lot of picture materials.

Intermediate Level

Period 6 months (standard)
Materials used
  • “Learning Japanese from Intermediate Level”
  • Daily listening and writing
  • A collection of problems for studying in Japan
  • Ability Test Class 2 Problems
  • Raw materials from videos, newspapers and the Internet
Class Content Goals achieved
  • Somewhat more advanced grammar matters.
  • Vocabulary 7000 words, 1000 Kanji.
  • By using phrase expressions such as idioms and phrases, it becomes possible to make expressions suitable for the place.
  • Can write a simple essay and have a high degree of self-expression.
Remarks Class development that includes classes by genre such as reading comprehension, listening comprehension, conversation, and writing. Ability test, EJU test class and project work are also conducted.

Advanced Level

Period 6 months (standard)
Materials used
  • “Advanced Japanese”
  • Raw materials from Japanese writing, newspapers, videos, and the internet
  • Study Abroad Examination ability 1st grade test preparation problems collection
Class Content Goals achieved
  • More advanced grammatical sentence expression.
  • 2000 Kanji and 10,000 words of vocabulary.
  • To learn complex and advanced sentences, to understand the contents and to develop reading comprehension skills.
  • Can have conversations according to the situation and treatment, and write theoretical sentences.
Remarks Measures for study abroad examinations and proficiency tests. Essay exercise. Video newspapers and debates are also taught at any time.

Higher Education Level

Period 6 months (standard)
Materials used
  • Study Abroad Examination Countermeasures
  • University Entrance Examinations and Past Problems
  • Past Problems by Private Universities, National Universities and Vocational Schools
  • Interview guidance
Class Content Goals achieved
  • This class focuses on past questions for entrance examinations.
  • In the conversation class, Japanese is a unique phrase.
  • To understand Japanese social customs and to enable more natural and persuasive expressions.
  • Teaching the thesis on entrance exam assignments.
Remarks Classes for university entrance exams. Specific practical guidance from preparatory counseling to practice preparations such as practice simulations. Also conduct interview practice.

Learning Courses

Higher Education Courses

National Graduate School Private Graduate School How to communicate with graduate school professors, including e-mail correspondence How to write a research plan, practice an interview, etc.
National Universities Private Universities
  • “Learning Japanese from Advanced”
  • Current Affairs Seminar (Editorial Newspaper Article)
  • Study Abroad Examination Preparation – Japanese, Past Problem Scan, Mock Exam
  • Non-Japanese Examination Preparation Classes (Paid)-Mathematics I, Mathematics II, General Courses
Vocational School
  • “Learning Japanese from Intermediate Level”
  • Current Affairs (Editorial Editorial newspaper article)
  • Essay preparation and presentation, interview exercises

Japanese Language Proficiency Test Course

Japanese Language Proficiency Exam 1st grade
  • “Past problem collection commentary, mock examinations, countermeasure classes
  • Complete Master Level 1 “New Complete Master N1”
  • “Thorough Drill N1 by Pattern”
  • “Japanese Language Proficiency Test Last Minute N1 Characters, Vocabulary and Grammar”
Japanese Language Proficiency Second grade of exam
  • Past problem collection commentary, mock examination, measures class
  • “Complete Master Level 2” “New Complete Master N2”
  • “Thorough Drill N2 by Pattern”
  • “Japanese Language Proficiency Test Last Minute N2 Characters, Vocabulary and Grammar”

Short-term course (3 months)

The school has an audition system, and short-term transfer of one to three months is possible depending on the level of Japanese. Besides, you can intensively improve your Japanese language skills in a short period.
1. General Short Term Course (3 months)
2. Working Holiday Visa Short Term Course
3. For Dependent Visa Holder
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