Our Courses

1. Structured Courses

a. Phonetics


1. Structured Courses


a. Phonetics

(1) Textbook : Japanese for Busy People I
(2) Objective : Survival Japanese, situational settings such as shopping,
going around
(3) Duration : 3 terms x 8 lessons x 3 hours (Total 72 hrs)

b. Elementary
(1) Textbook : Japanese for Busy People II
(2) Objective : Basics to Japanese syntax, everyday Japanese
(3) Duration : 4 terms x 8 lessons x 3 hours (total 96 hrs)

c. Intermediate

(1) Textbook : Japanese for Busy People III
(2) Objective : Sentence structure distinctive to Japanese
(3) Duration : 4 terms x 8 lessons x 3 hours (total 96 hrs)

d. Intermediate Perfection

(1) Textbook : Nihon go chuukyu J301
(2) Objective : Building up knowledge of Intermediate level vocabulary,
expressions.
(3) Duration : 3 terms x 8 lessons x 3 hours (total 72 hrs)

e. Pre-advanced

(1) Textbook : Nil
(2) Objective : Develop self-learning ability, conversation abililty
(3) Duration : 3 terms x 8 lessons x 3 hours (total 72 hrs)

f. Advanced

(1) Textbook : Nil
(2) Objective : Everyday conversation, discussion on news, higher level of
conversation ability.
(3) Duration : 12 lessons x 1.5hrs (unlimited hours)

2. JLPT Courses

a. JLPT N5 – 12 lessons x 3 hours (36 hrs)
b. JLPT N4 – 12 lessons x 3 hours (36 hrs)
c. JLPT N3 – currently not available
d. JLPT N2 – currently not available
e. JLPT N1 – currently not available

3. Mini short courses / practice session

a. Pure conversation practice

(1) Requirement : Basic conversation ability (N5 or N4)
(2) Objective : Students will get to hone their conversation ability by choosing
the topic they want to talk about. A native speaker will point out the mistakes made. There is no in-depth explanation of grammar.

b. 4 lesson Travel course

(1) Objective : a short course catered to people who is visiting Japan. Equip
student with basic situational conversation. i.e. getting around, ordering in restaurants, shopping etc.

c. Online Conversation Practice

(1) Objective : helps students to hone their conversation ability, similar to pure conversation practice, but this time on the internet via skype, hotmail or messenger.

Kids Courses
4. Kids Courses
a. Kids 1
(1) Textbook : In-house designed textbook, Kids 1
(2) Objective : Hiragana, nouns, adjectives
(3) Duration : 2 terms x 12 lessons x 1.5 hours (total 36 hrs)

b. Kids 2
(1) Textbook : In-house designed textbook, Kids 2
(2) Objective : Katakana, nouns, adjectives
(3) Duration : 2 terms x 12 lessons x 1.5 hours (total 36 hrs)

c. Kids 3
(1) Textbook : In-house designed textbook, Kids 3
(2) Objective : Kanji, nouns, adjectives, verbs
(3) Duration : 2 terms x 12 lessons x 1.5 hours (total 36 hrs)

d. Kids 4
(1) Textbook : In-house designed textbook, Kids 4
(2) Objective : Summary Kids 1 – 3
(3) Duration : 2 terms x 12 lessons x 1.5 hours (total 36 hrs)

e. Kids Intermediate
(1) Textbook : Japanese for Young People II
(2) Objective : conjugation of adjectives and verbs, simple functional expressions
(3) Duration : 4 terms x 12 lessons x 1.5 hours (total 72 hrs)

f. Kids Advanced
(1) Textbook : Japanese for Young People III
(2) Objective : conjugation of adjectives and verbs, functional expressions, making requests, asking permissions
(3) Duration : 4 terms x 12 lessons x 1.5 hours (total 72 hrs)

5. Kids preschool courses
a. Pre-school 1
(1) Objective : fun with Japanese songs and activities, greetings, animals, number, color
(2) Duration : 18 lessons x 1 hour (total 18 hrs)
b. Pre-school 2
(1) Objective : fun with Japanese songs and activities, family, transport, noun
(2) Duration : 18 lessons x 1 hour (total 18 hrs)

c. Pre-school 3
(1) Objective : fun with Japanese songs and activities
(2) Duration : 18 lessons x 1 hour (total 18 hrs)