Courses

At Hokkaido Japanese Language School, we give you lots of opportunities to actually speak Japanese. It is no fun just repeating what the teacher says. We want you to think “How do you say this, in that situation” during class time. No matter if you are studying Japanese for the first time, or if you have already started, our goal is to help you get better at using Japanese in a short time.

Courses at Hokkaido Japanese Language School

Standard Course

日本語+アクティビティ

You will take 15 Lessons in one week.
Classes take place not only in the classrooms, but also outside and in practical situations so you can use your Japanese. From beginner to advanced, your skills will improve rapidly.

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Standard Course+Private lessons

You will take 21 Lessons in one week.
Classes take place not only in the classrooms, but also outside and in practical situations so you can use your Japanese. From beginner to advanced, your skills will improve rapidly.

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Standard + Internship Course

Japanese+Activiti+Internship

You will take 15 Lessons and have 20 hours of internship experiences in one week.

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JLPT Preparation Course

Japanes+JLPT preparation

November 06,2017 - December 01,2017

The courses are preparatory for passing JLPT N2 or N3 levels.

This course is especially targeted for students coming from countries where kanjis are not used. In four weeks we will do kanji, grammar, reading comprehension and listening comprehension practices.

Before coming to Japan there will be a Japanese level test that will measure your level in Japanese.

At the day of the course completion we will do one more test to see if you have reached your goals and to find out the results of studying for four weeks.

Please note that the JLPT course fees are ONLY for the afternoon sessions. Students wishing to study in our morning group classes should also enroll for the Standard Course over their study period.

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Traditional Culture Course

日本語+アクティビティ+ファッションカルチャー

In addition to taking 15 lessons of Japanese a week, you will be able to take 4 classes of Traditional Culture.
Traditional Culture includes Tea Ceremony, Calligraphy, Kimono, Japanese Food, Japanese garden, Visit to a shrine and so on. Even if you take this course for a month, you can take different classes every time. Teachers will kindly take you through, so you can join no matter the level of your Japanese.

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Pop Culture Course

日本語+アクティビティ+ポップカルチャー

In addition to taking 15 lessons of Japanese a week, you will be able to take 4 classes of Pop Culture.
This course is recommended to those of you who are interested in Japanese “Manga” (comics) and animation. You will learn how to draw Manga, go to a Maid Café, and take pictures in character costumes. There are many Manga artists that are from or currently living in Hokkaido, so Hokkaido has a deep history with the Manga culture, which makes it the best place to study Japanese pop culture.

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Fashion Culture Course

日本語+アクティビティ+ファッションカルチャー

In addition to taking 15 lessons of Japanese a week, you will be able to take 4 classes of Fashion Culture.
This course is recommended to those of you who are interested in Japanese make-up, nails, and fashion in general. You will study popular make-up and hair arrange methods, and talk to fashionable dressers in town.

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Travel Japanese Course

トラベルジャパニーズ+アクティビティ

You can take 15 lessons a week.
This course is perfect for students coming to Japan for the first time. Don’t know your “Konnichiwa” from your “Arigatō”? No worries needed. From ordering food, to asking directions to the nearest train station, you will learn basic daily conversation through all kinds of themes. If you have any worries, start from this course.

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Winter Course 2018

Come to Hokkaido this winter, and bring back romantic and exciting memories!
Winter is the most unique season in Hokkaido, the amount of snow is unbelievable! After 3 hours of Japanese study every morning we have prepared many different cultural experiences and winter activities for you to enjoy. Come and enjoy everything winter in Sapporo has to offer with classmates from all over the world!
Please check out the page below for detailed information.

Japanese+Actibiti

Hokkaido Japanese Language School maintains a small number of students per class to provide the best possible support and education to each student. While they take Japanese classes, students learn Japanese culture at the same time via various cultural events and activities, and they may also enjoy winter activities they can only do in Hokkaido.

Period
Course: (Mon)8th of Jan~(Fri)16 th of Feb 2018
*It is possible to join for two courses.
Price
32,700yen/week

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Spring Course 2018

This Spring, discover Japan for yourself!
At Hokkaido JaLS, we can introduce you to many beautiful and exciting aspects of Japanese life and culture. This Spring, view stunning cherry blossom, discover your own wonderful places, explore traditional culture and food, make new friends and develop your Japanese skills at the same time.
In order to find something that is special to everyone, we offer a variety of activities and classes at JaLS. Enjoy our small and warm Japanese school and make friendships that will last a lifetime!

日本語+アクティビティ

Every morning you will study Japanese for 3 hours in small group classes. There are a maximum of 8 students in a class to ensure that you have a lot of opportunities to talk with your teacher and receive personal support. It’s a great way to have fun whilst being able to study effectively. In the afternoons, we offer Spring Course cultural lessons and activities so that you can make the most of Hokkaido and truly experience Japanese culture for yourself.

Period
Course:Monday 2nd April 2018 – Friday 11th May 2018
*You can participate for as little as one week. Course Fee: 32,700JPY per week.
Price
32,700JPY per week

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Summer Course 2017

Japanese study, tea ceremony or sweets baking, rafting and canoeing…For this summer, Hokkaido Japanese Language School prepared for its students the most attractive schedule. Blessed by cool temperatures, Sapporo is the best place to spend your summer when the rest of Japan is going through the heat.

日本語+アクティビティ

15 lessons per week with 4 cultural activities. Calligraphy, cooking or trying on kimono, you will experience Japanese traditional culture thanks to our cultural activities. You are also free to join our 3 other activities to make the best of your trip in Japan.

Period
Course A: 5/6/2017(Monday) – 14/7(Friday)
Course B: 17/7/2017(Monday) – 25/8(Friday)
☆Open from 1-week participation!
Price
1 week 32,700JPY
2 weeks 65,400JPY
3 weeks 98,100JPY
4 weeks 130,800JPY
Receive 10% off from 5-weeks stay (29,430JPY per extra-week)

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Autumn Course 2017

This October, let’s study Japanese whilst enjoying the spectacular autumn leaves and delicious seasonal food of the refreshing Hokkaido fall season!
Hokkaido is stunning at this time of year, and the changing colors of the fall leaves reach the north of the country before the rest of Japan. Reds, yellows and greens weave together in a beautiful vivid display that you can enjoy within the city of Sapporo itself, or through exploring the local countryside. This October, you can enjoy studying Japanese in a refreshing and comfortable climate, find the space to focus on your studies, and enjoy the many delicacies that Hokkaido has to offer in the autumn season.

Japanese + Activities + Traditional Culture/Pop Culture/Fashion Culture

Study Japanese each morning for 3 hours in small groups of less than 8 students. Our teachers are able to give each student personal support and attention and you are able to learn Japanese in a fun and personal environment. Hokkaido JaLS has a warm and welcoming community within which to study.
Each afternoon and at weekends, you can enjoy a full timetable that combines seasonal autumn activities with Japanese culture, so that you can have fun and make the most of your Japanese experience.

Period
Course: Monday 2nd October – Friday 3rd November
*You can participate for as little as one week. Course Fee: 32,700JPY per week.
Price
32,700JPY per week

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About Courses

・Courses start every Monday and end every Friday.
・The minimum course period is one week.
・Classes are small with a maximum of 8 students.
・1 lesson is 50 minutes.