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JTIS – Japan Tokyo International School

Address: Hoshino Building 8-11-10 Nishi Shinjuku, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan,

Description JTIS – Japan Tokyo International School

  • Location: Tokyo, Japan;
  • Age of students: from 18 years old;
  • Educational programs:
    • General Japanese language course (from elementary to advanced level);
    • Short-term Japanese language course;
    • Business Japanese course;
    • Course "Japanese for Everyday Life".
  • Type of education: mixed;
  • Accommodation type: residence;
  • Language: Japanese.

Japan Tokyo International Schools (JTIS) is an international school for the study of the Japanese language, where students, teenagers and adult students from all over the world come. Here students of different ages and nationalities can study in the same group, using the Japanese language to communicate in class.

The main task of international school of Japanese is to introduce people from all corners of the country with the Japanese language and the peculiarities of this unique culture within the walls of the school. Director of JTIS School Hitoshi Isumi, in her address to all students, notes that versatile developed young people are a human resource of the modern era. Therefore, the main goal of the school is to make a definite contribution to the cultural development of those foreign students who themselves want it.

Due to its location in the capital of the country, the Japan School is very popular among a wide variety of people: from tourists who travel in Japan to foreign students currently residing here. From tourists staying in Tokyo for a small amount of time, to representatives of various companies who come here on a business trip or are going to conduct their business in Japan.

Regardless of the goals, all students will be able to find in JTIS a suitable program for themselves to learn the language and get acquainted with the culture of this eastern country. The peculiarity of Japan's mentality is that it is not enough to know the language here, it also needs to understand how to behave in this or that life situation.

The school has an excellent pedagogical staff, which will teach students all the necessary nuances both in terms of language, and in terms of rules of conduct and etiquette. Each of the teachers of the Japanese language school Japan Tokyo has the necessary qualifications. In addition, in Japan, every self-respecting specialist increases his professional level year after year, because he understands the importance of self-improvement.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in JTIS – Japan Tokyo International School

Program name
from 594 000 jpy / year

Quick overview:

  • Dates: April, June, October, January;
  • Age: From 18 years old;
  • Duration of the program: from 1 to 2 years.

About the educational program: In this course, foreign students will be able to learn the Japanese language step by step, moving from the entry level to the middle and even advanced, depending on the goals of the students. Here you can choose and pass the curriculum in one of nine levels:

  • Beginner (1-3 level);
  • Intermediate (1-3 level);
  • Advanced (1-2 level);
  • Upper Advanced.

International students of the beginning stage work out in the classroom the ability to support conversation in everyday life. Students will learn to build sentences, form a certain lexical stock and will practice pronunciation. At intermediate level, students will learn how to properly conduct a conversation - listen to the interlocutor, take his point of view and learn to argue his own answer. At this stage, students improve all the main aspects of the language: writing, reading and talking. At an advanced level and above, students are already immersed in social issues and Japanese culture. Work at this stage can be completely independent, and its result will be a small study, which at the end of the course is presented to teachers and fellow students.

The standard daily program for the course includes two 90-minute sessions in the first or second half of the day (with a break for lunch). Students can also take extra lessons during the day if they feel they are good at learning the material and are ready to increase the volume.

In general, such a curriculum for studying the Japanese language is ideal for all the main purposes of foreign students: improving the spoken language skills, enrolling in higher education, working in Japan and so on.

from 36 000 jpy / month

Quick overview:

  • Dates: during the year;
  • Age: From 18 years old;
  • Duration of the program: from 1 week.

Such a program is suitable for those who came to Japan for work or for tourist purposes, in general, has a visa with a short period of validity. You can apply for a language course at the Japan International School in Tokyo at any time of the year, and its duration will depend on your time.

Tuition fee includes:

  • Educational course;
  • Accommodation in the territory;
  • Entertainment and sightseeing.

Entertainment program usually takes place in the framework of language courses in Japanese: participation in extracurricular activities of the university, communication with surrounding people in public places, sightseeing tours to attractions in Tokyo or all of Japan by agreement.

from 36 000 jpy / month

Brief information:

  • Dates: the beginning of any month;
  • Age: From 18 years old;
  • Duration of the program: 1-3 months.

Such an educational program is suitable for those who would like to learn about the order of doing business in Japan, learn how to write business letters, learn expressions suitable for telephone talks, business meetings, presentations and so on.

Since such a program is usually attended by busy people during the day, training sessions take place in the evenings twice a week - on Wednesday and Thursday. If these days are for some reason not suitable for the student to study, he can discuss this issue with the teacher and choose a more convenient time. The duration of one lesson is 90 minutes. Accordingly, 8 evening classes take place within the framework of the business program, and the maximum duration of the course is 3 months (24 lessons).

In the classroom in the Japanese language, teachers sort out business manners with students, which will be decent in the framework of the Japanese mentality, and also teach them suitable expressions for business conversations. The course is designed for international students who already work in Japan, or in the near future are going to be in local business circles. You can get to the course at any time of the year, and apply better by the beginning of next month.

from 36 000 jpy / month

Quick overview:

  • Dates: the beginning of any month;
  • Age: From 18 years old;
  • Duration of the program: 1-3 months.

This program will help those foreign students who already live on the territory of Japan, but feel a lack of words and want to improve the spoken language level. In addition, a weekly course program is available for tourists or those who come on business trips.

Language lessons are held twice a week just by the fact that there are many busy people among the students (8 lessons per month). You can also choose the intensity higher, then classes will be held three times a week (this is 12 lessons per month). In addition, the duration of the course can be up to three months, which will range from 24 to 36 academic hours, depending on the intensity. You can get to the course at any time of year, it's better to apply by the beginning of the next month.

The lessons of this program are designed in such a way as to teach foreign residents of things that are considered ordinary and everyday in Japan. The task of the teachers is to show students the Japanese culture of communication in various situations so that they can enter into friendly and not only relations with the local residents. In general, the course is suitable for those who need to quickly immerse themselves in the atmosphere of an unfamiliar country - through such exercises it can be done quickly and effectively.

Accommodation, housing and food

Students of JTIS for the period of study can settle in the school residence on campus. In the hostel, students are offered spacious and cozy rooms of more than 20 square meters, where up to three people can live at the same time. The rooms have everything you need for comfortable accommodation for each guest: beds, wardrobe, tables and other household items. In addition, the residence has access to wireless Internet, the payment of which is included in the rental price (like water, electricity and gas).

Foreign students at Japan Tokyo School can eat at the local canteen, and some students prefer to use lunch boxes with pre-cooked meals. You can also take a snack outside the school building - within walking distance of the campus there are many cafes, restaurants or fast food cafes. In general, the options for adequate nutrition are enough both on the territory of the school itself and near it.

Subjects, specialties, faculties

Subjects list : Business Japanese, Japanese

Events JTIS – Japan Tokyo International School

The approximate schedule of the students of the International School looks like this:

  • 9:00 - classes begin where students work on the main aspects of a foreign language (pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, conversation, etc.);
  • 10:30 - after 90 minutes (1 lesson), a 15-minute break starts, where you can meet and chat with your classmates or clarify some questions from the teachers;
  • 10:45 - the second lesson of the Japanese language begins;
  • 12:15 - the lesson ends and the lunch time comes;
  • 13:30 - after the lunch break, usually there are classes for those who are preparing to enter a university or a professional college. Among the pre-university classes there are both language classes, and additional classes in mathematics, English, sciences and so on;
  • 15:00 - at this time all basic lessons are over, most students go home, and some remain and continue to learn Japanese;
  • From 18:00 is a free time for all students, which they can do at their discretion: go in for sports, go shopping, walk around the city with new friends and much more, without forgetting to take time to do homework. In addition, the administration of JTIS can arrange excursions for its students to various city attractions.

In addition to the curriculum, foreign students are necessarily instructed in behavior in the event of an earthquake. The rule became mandatory after one of the strongest earthquakes that occurred in East Japan on March 11, 2011. Students from other countries will instruct how to use the fire extinguisher, leave the premises through emergency exits and talk about other actions in case of emergency.

Equipment JTIS – Japan Tokyo International School

International School of Japanese Language is located in the capital of the country and part-time one of the most interesting cities in the world. Tokyo is the administrative, financial, industrial, political and cultural center of Japan. The city is located in the southeast of Honshu Island. Through the Tokyo Bay there is an outlet to the Pacific Ocean.

The campus of the school is located in the central part of the city and has a convenient traffic junction: just a couple of minutes walk is Nishi-Shinjuku Subway Station, and a 15-minute walk from the Shinjuku Tram Station.

In addition, around the school area are all the city points that make the life of the townspeople simple and comfortable: a pharmacy, a post office, several banks, a bookstore, a police station, as well as many catering places (cafes, restaurants, fast food points, etc .).

The JTIS campus itself is a student city with an excellent infrastructure that includes all the necessary facilities: an educational building, a residence for living, a library, an excellent park area for rest and walking, a university hospital and not only.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

For each of the language curricula that are offered to foreign students at the International School of Japanese Language, you can enroll within a year.

List of services to pay additionally to tuition fee:

  • Registration fee;
  • Air tickets and transfer in both sides;
  • Medical insurance;
  • Visa and consular fees;
  • Delivery of documents by express mail;
  • Food costs;
  • Transportation costs;
  • Entertainment program;
  • Medical care.

Extra fees:

  • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 25500 JPY
  • Medical insurance 3000 JPY

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

The requirements for students depend on the course, but the main condition for recording for JTIS programs is the presence of a complete secondary education. At the same time, the level of language for foreign students can be anything - on a general course on learning Japanese will be happy students with even minimal knowledge. Of course, for mastering the program of a business course, it is better for a student to have an idea of ​​the key concepts from this sphere or directly engage in similar activities.

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