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What are the benefits of taking a language course in Japanese?

Learning at least the rudimentary aspects of the Japanese language is almost essential if a person plans to work for international corporations, high-tech companies or government agencies. Spoken by over 130 million people (mostly in Japan and neighboring islands), the Japanese language represents one of the major language of the world that is also spoken in other Asian countries as well.

What kind of career improvement can you expect with a language course in Japanese?

Learning Japanese and the cultural nuances surrounding the language will definitely expand a student's employment opportunities, especially in the government and business sectors. Additionally, many transnational corporations and NGOs actively seek translators who write, speak and understand Japanese to help expedite business transactions.

What is a language course in Japanese?

The Japanese language is relying on pitch-accents and phonemic consonant/vowel length. Word order is typically subject-object-verb and include elements called "particles" that indicate how words function grammatically. A peculiarity of the Japanese language is that nouns are not gender or number specific. In addition, verb conjugation is based on voice and tense and adjectives must be conjugated as well.

How much does it cost to take a language course in Japanese?

Cost of a Japanese language course may vary depending on where the course is taken and school or university tuition fees. 

What are the requirements for a language course in Japanese?

Anyonecan enroll in a language school or university Japanese language course.

Where to take a language course in Japanese?

Japanese languages courses are offered online and at numerous European, Middle Eastern and Asian universities and language schools. Depending on whether a student is a part-time or full time student, completion of a Japanese language course may take between few weeks to few months.

How to enroll in a Course in Japanese?

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7 Results in Japanese

EF Gap Year

Travel to Tokyo for a semester or year and learn Japanese in in Japan's buzzing capital city. Experience the soaring skyline and fast-paced culture while you practice you ... [+]

Travel to Tokyo for a semester or year and learn Japanese in in Japan's buzzing capital city. Experience the soaring skyline and fast-paced culture while you practice your Japanese with locals in the trendy shops and sushi bars of the Shibuya District.

Join students from around the world on the ultimate study abroad experience. Achieve fluency, see the world, expand your international network - and launch your global future. Study for 6, 9 or 11 months and start in April, June, September or January. College credit and internship opportunities ensure you're always adding to your resume during the adventure of a lifetime.

You can globalize your future and boost your international career by preparing for the JLPT Exam with a Japanese Language Diploma from EF.... [-]

Japan Tokyo
Open Enrollment
Japanese
Full-time
6 - 12 months
Campus
International College of Liberal Arts - Yamanashi Gakuin University

The JSP (Japan Studies Program) consists of the Japan Area Studies Program (JAS) and the Japanese Language Program (JLP). ... [+]

Course in Japan Studies

The JSP (Japan Studies Program) consists of the Japan Area Studies Program (JAS) and the Japanese Language Program (JLP). JAS courses are embedded within the liberal arts curriculum to ensure both that they have a strong academic base and that students are able to see Japan from a number of disciplinary perspectives. JAS is proud to host a large number of experiential workshops on Japanese culture taught by masters in Noh, Koto, Shakuhachi, Zen, Shinto, Shodo, Sado, Kado, and the martial arts: Aikido, Judo, Karate and Shugendo.

The JLP includes not only Japanese language courses ranging from beginning to advanced levels but also courses in professional Japanese writing, reading Japanese newspapers, and public speaking in Japanese. Our Language Acquisition Center (LAC) includes a Japanese Writing Desk to help Japanese and international students polish their composition skills.... [-]

Japan Kofu
April 2020
Full-time
Campus
Beppu Mizobe Gakuen College

International students in this course will primarily focus on Japanese language studies while also obtaining specialized knowledge regarding nutrition. Students will aim ... [+]

International students in this course will primarily focus on Japanese language studies while also obtaining specialized knowledge regarding nutrition. Students will aim to use the language and other skills that they have obtained by transferring as a 2nd or 3rd year student to a 4-year university after graduation.

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Japan Beppu
April 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Beppu Mizobe Gakuen College

With the aim of becoming “truly international human resources,” students will study Japanese intensively so that they are able to transfer as 2nd or 3rd-year students at ... [+]

With the aim of becoming “truly international human resources,” students will study Japanese intensively so that they are able to transfer as 2nd or 3rd-year students at other universities after graduation from Beppu Mizobe Gakuen College or even go on to graduate school. Students will reach a Japanese proficiency that will allow them to adapt to Japan’s academic and living environments. Students will aim to pass the N1 Level of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test in their second year.

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Japan Beppu
April 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
IES Abroad

Expand your understanding of Japan by immersing yourself in contemporary Japan and its culture—and what better way to learn the Japanese language? At Kanda University of ... [+]

Overview

Tea ceremony, calligraphy, music, dance, and martial arts—Japan is a medley of culture, old and new, that you can explore during your time in Tokyo. Live and learn in this exciting city where the past mingles with the future, and the ultra-modern stands side-by-side with the traditional.

Expand your understanding of Japan by immersing yourself in contemporary Japan and its culture—and what better way to learn the Japanese language? At Kanda University of International Studies (KUIS), you take a 6-credit language course specially designed for IES Abroad students (with the option of taking up to 12 credits of language), plus area studies courses taught in English. The English-language course offerings look at Japan from the point of view of popular culture, history, politics, and the arts. Founded in 1987, KUIS is a private university dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in International Studies, Foreign Languages, Intercultural Communication, Japanese Culture, and Linguistics.... [-]

Japan Tokyo
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Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
IES Abroad

Immerse yourself in Japanese culture through full-time enrollment at the Center for Japanese Studies (CJS) at Nanzan University. As a distinguished private university, Na ... [+]

Overview

Tradition meets modernity in the thriving Japanese city of Nagoya. Countless cultural traditions began in Nagoya and have been passed down through generations—the city is referred to as Geidokoro, a center for art and culture. Don’t miss the rituals and festivals that take place at temples and shrines throughout the Nagoya area.

Along with its cultural traditions, Nagoya is an important port city and industrial center. Major international businesses have a presence in Nagoya, including Toyota, Lexus, Mitsubishi Motors, Brother Industries, Boeing, and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.

Immerse yourself in Japanese culture through full-time enrollment at the Center for Japanese Studies (CJS) at Nanzan University. As a distinguished private university, Nanzan University offers excellent learning opportunities. In addition to a required intensive Japanese language class, you will choose from a range of CJS English-taught course offerings in Business, Humanities, and Social Sciences, and enjoy hands-on instruction in Japanese arts, such as ikebana, shodo, hanga, and sumie. Students with very advanced language skills are encouraged to enroll in seminars taught in Japanese with local students.... [-]

Japan Nagoya
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Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
Yokohama Design College

We have Japanese High school department, also Design department on campus, you can make friends with Japanese students in our college in everyday life. The application pe ... [+]

What you learn

Japanese Language

Duration

From April: 1 year or 2 years (with a student visa)

From October: 1 year or 1 and half years (with a student visa)

Option lesson

Manga, Drawing, a Trial lesson of Design Courses

School Activities

School Festival, Dipping Rice-cake and playing Japanese traditional games,

Graduation Exhibition, Sports Festival

Student’s club activities ( Futsal, Volleyball, Cosplay, Choir, etc)

Activities of Japanese Language Course

Visiting Japanese Historical places, Disaster Center

Excursion to Tokyo Disney Resort, Christmas Party, Graduation trip

Celebrating New Year at a shrine

Why you choose us? ... [-]
Japan Yokohama
April 2020
Full-time
1 - 2 years
Campus