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Kudan Japanese Institute

Address: Japan, Tokyo, Chiyoda, Misakicho, 2 Chome-7-10 帝都 三 崎 町 ビ ル

Description Kudan Japanese Institute

The Kudan Institute of Japanese Language (or Kudan Japanese Institute) was created specifically to give foreign students the opportunity to learn Japanese and immerse themselves in the unique culture of the Land of the Rising Sun.

Traditional Japanese educational methods are used here, proven by centuries of successful work: even if you have never studied the Japanese language, you will find a suitable, convenient and effective course. It can be year-round universal programs, courses for schoolchildren, students, working specialists in various fields, studying national culture (for example, studying Japanese through well-known manga comics) - the duration of the programs can be from 2 weeks to 2 years according to your desire, capabilities and needs .

All teachers are qualified and well experienced , accredited to work with international students and international groups. The school also employs specialists who speak Korean and English - you will not be left without help and support.

Every year more than 35 nationalities and nations come to the Institute. This is not only an excellent opportunity to find new friends: the common language of communication in the Kudan Japanese Institute is Japanese, so you will have the opportunity to practice new knowledge and skills every minute.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Kudan Japanese Institute

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
15+
from 982 $ / 4 weeks

Quick overview: The universal Japanese language course for foreign students in the Kudan Japanese Institute is offered in several versions - each student can choose for himself the most suitable and convenient:

1) Intensive course

Active improvement of all basic, key language skills:

  • Reading;
  • Audio block (listening comprehension);
  • Written speech;
  • Oral speech (spoken Japanese);
  • Phonetics (correct pronunciation, accent correction);
  • Vocabulary (active expansion of vocabulary);
  • Grammar.

The program is great for students who are preparing for the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) or the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU) exams.

Classes are held on weekdays (Monday-Friday), the total intensity is 20 lessons weekly. There are 12-20 people in each class. You can start the program on any Monday of the year at your discretion - most students start training in January, April, July and October. The minimum period of study is 2 weeks.

2) Course for beginners

The special program Hiragana Katakana Course is designed for international students who have not studied Japanese before and should start from the very beginning - this is a basic program that can serve as a primary preparation for the main intensive course.

Students practice in written and spoken language, master the Japanese alphabet, learn to read hieroglyphs, constantly improve conversational and communication skills. Upon completion of the preparatory program, students have a minimum vocabulary: it is enough to effectively continue learning, for everyday communication with native Japanese speakers.

Classes are held on weekdays (Monday-Friday) from 9:00 to 12:40, the total intensity is 20 lessons weekly. You can start the program on any Monday of the year at your discretion.

3) Conversation course

The course of spoken Japanese language will help students who have already mastered the basic language rules and possess a certain language level - this program is aimed at the active development of oral speech, communicative abilities, expansion of vocabulary.

Classes are held on weekdays (Monday-Friday) from 9:00 to 12:40, the total intensity is 20 lessons weekly. In each class there are 12-20 people. You can start the program on any Monday of the year at your discretion - most students start training in January, April, July and October. The minimum period of study is 2 weeks.

Tuition fee already includes:

  • Education on the program;
  • Teaching aids, books and materials;
  • Registration fee;
  • Additional contributions;
  • Student visa (it is formalized for long courses - for example, in 12 months).
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15+
from 3 358 $ / 3 weeks

Quick overview:

  • Age of the pupils: from 15 years;
  • Type of accommodation: host family.

About the educational course: An effective and comfortable Japanese language course that allows you to develop all the basic language skills in a relaxed, friendly, free environment, to have a good rest and get acquainted with Japanese culture and traditions.

International students devote a lot of time to improving speaking and communicative skills, getting rid of accent and expanding vocabulary, reading original texts, practicing in listening (listening to speech). A variety of discussions and seminars usually have a thematic focus: students practice on real examples, which they can easily meet in everyday Japanese life. At the farewell party, each student of the summer program receives a traditional kimono as a gift to remember the time spent in Japan for a long time!

Annual
15+
from 1 902 $ / month

Brief information:

  • Age of the pupils: from 15 years;
  • Accommodation: host family or common residence.

A unique program that allows you to learn Japanese through the consideration and creation of traditional manga comics.

Foreign students will learn:

  • How to draw in classical and avant-garde techniques;
  • Will consider the principles of creating legendary characters;
  • Will be able to come up with their heroes.

There is an opportunity to attend a major festival Comic Market, which gathers fans of manga and Japanese culture from around the world (depends on the time of training and the dates of the festival for a particular year).

Usually the duration of the program is 3 months: it is conducted jointly with the famous art school Manga-juku. The lessons are attended by bilingual coordinators (English), so in case of difficulties the student will be able to communicate with the teacher or the invited artist in English.

You can start the course on January 10 (three-month course), April 3 and July 10 (courses for 2 months), October 2 (program for 1 month).

Accommodation, housing and food

Mostly students of the Kudan Japanese Institute live in host families in Japan. This is an excellent opportunity to practice language knowledge every free minute with the native speakers of the language, to better understand the national culture, traditions, mentality and history. Today, the Institute cooperates with more than 300 families, carefully selected and tested by the staff of the Accommodation Department.

There is also the opportunity to settle in the student room Residences (hostels), take a place in guesthouses or rent apartments:

  • Fresh Room;
  • TOHTO Guest house;
  • J & amp; F House;
  • Sakura House.

Events Kudan Japanese Institute

In their free time, students are offered a variety of electives, excursions and additional classes - this is an opportunity to have a great rest and get acquainted with Japanese traditions and culture:

  • Excursions to Haneda Airport, a visit to the technical service and familiarity with the aircraft arrangement;
  • Course of traditional Japanese calligraphy;
  • Bus tour to Nagatoro (Saitama prefecture), boating, fishing, barbecue, grape picking;
  • Hiking tours to the mountain Takao;
  • Disneyland in Tokyo;
  • Excursions to interesting and unique Japanese cities: Kamakura, Nikko, Hakone;
  • Visit to the traditional round of sumo;
  • Christmas party;
  • Celebration Kimono;
  • Tea ceremonies;
  • Culinary battles and master classes on traditional Japanese cuisine and much, much more.

Equipment Kudan Japanese Institute

Like everything Japanese, the school is ultramodern, it is completely ready for the training and pastime of schoolchildren from all over the world. Free access to fast Wi-Fi, cozy and bright classes for education, lectures and conference rooms, a spacious lobby with a reception desk, computer classes (all PCs are connected to the Internet). There is even a special room for traditional tea ceremonies.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

List of services to pay additionally to tuition fee:

  • Registration fee;
  • Training books, manuals and materials;
  • Leisure activities and excursions;
  • Transfer (Narita International Airport);
  • Accommodation;
  • Accommodation deposit;
  • Additional academic and language classes (optional);
  • Additional leisure activities and excursions (optional);
  • Ait tickets;
  • Mandatory health insurance;
  • Personal pocket expenses;
  • Visa fees and services, translation and certification of documents;
  • Consular fee (payable at the Embassy).

Extra fees:

  • Deposit on accommodation 43 USD
  • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 182 USD
  • Transfer (one way) 273 USD
  • Study materials 91 USD
  • Visa fees
  • Flight tickets
  • Medical insurance
  • Consular fee
  • Documents translations
  • Pocket money

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

Applicants of the Kudan Japanese Institute must provide the Applications Acceptance Department with the following documents:

  • Filled registration form;
  • Application for housing selection (choose option You can do it yourself);
  • 3 personal photos (3x4 cm).

Documents are accepted no later than one month before the expected start of training.

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Recommendations on when to apply

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- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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