Pop Culture Course
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 inJapanese “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.
|1 week||2 weeks||3 weeks||4 weeks||5 weeks||6 weeks|
|29,200 JPY||58,400 JPY||87,600 JPY||116,800 JPY||143,080 JPY||169,360 JPY|
|7 weeks||8 weeks||9 weeks||10 weeks||11 weeks||12 weeks|
|195,640 JPY||221,920 JPY||248,200 JPY||274,480 JPY||300,760 JPY||327,040 JPY|
※From 5-weeks stay, 1 extra week: 26,280JPY(10%OFF)
※Registration fee for all course:21,000JPY
※Textbook fee: 4,000JPY
ex) A week in the Pop Culture Course:
※■■parts are all included in the fee.
※Participating in after school activities or the one-day trip on Saturdays are free to choose.
※Some activities will cost additional fees.
Sapporo Station Tour
Pictures at Maid Cafe
Characteristics of our Pop Culture Course
・Manga drawing, goodies shopping, visite of an animation school… Twice a week, discover Japanese pop culture.
・Of coure, you will study Japanese all day long
・In addition to cultural activities, try the other ones !
|Beginner 1||Now You’re Talking!-Japanese Conversation for Beginners-|
|Beginner 2||Minna no nihongo 1/ Speech for basic level Japanese etc…|
|Elementary||Minna no nihongo 2/ Speech for basic level Japanese etc…|
|Pre-intermediate||Nihongo chuukyuu Training/ Kaiwa ni chousen! Chuukyuu maeki kara no nihongo no role-play etc…|
|Intermediate||Chuukyuu wo manabou! / Kaiwa ni chousen! Chuukyuu maeki kara no nihongo no role-play etc…|
|Upper-intermediate||Chuukyuu wo manabou! / Nihongo Namachuukei/ Role-play de manabu chuukyuu kara joukyuu he no nihongo kaiwa etc…|
|Advanced||Nihongo chuukyuu 501/ Nihongo joukyuu washa he no michi etc…|
※We also use music, cartoons, interviews or reports in addition to the textbook to strenghten your oral skills.
Objectives for each level
At Hokkaido JaLS, every level aims at learning how to actually use Japanese instead of simply studying it.
|Beginner 1||For people who can’t understand Japanese at all, in 3 weeks time, we will focuss on teaching easy and useful Japanese for travelling. Once the level is over, you will be able to intruduce yourself, do shopping or order at restaurants…|
|Beginner 2||We will work on basic grammar and short sentences. At the end, you can speak about your friends, hobbies and experience.|
|Elementary||You will be able to use the grammar and vocabulary learned in the previous level, Beginner2, with more complexity in order to have a normal conversation. You will learn how to express yourself politely, and talk about your feelings.|
|Pre-intermediate||The Japanese level is becoming more and more difficult, and we like to focuss on the “usable” Japanese instead of the “I understand but I cannot speak” one. Once passed, you can speak about yourself and your country’s culture in comparaison to Japan.|
|Intermediate||From Intermediate, we learn sentence patterns in order to strenghten your conversation skills. Then, this class is taking care of parties’ orgranization, interviews…etc in a word, the Japanese to communicate and exchange.|
|Upper-intermediate||More complex patterns for better oral skills. Also, we don’t ask you to repeat dialogs anymore but to build your own.|
|Advanced||Students interested in this level should consult in advance for our arrangement. We can answer to many propositions such as “Keigo pratice”, “Business Japanese”, “Oral level up”…please let us know during your registration.|