2 Courses

There are two courses at YJLS: CourseⅠand CourseⅡ. CourseⅠis a 1.5-year course and targeted at students with certain proficiency of Japanese. Beginner students are recommended to take CourseⅡ(2- year course).

Curriculum (CourseⅠand CourseⅡ)

Class Elementary Intermediate
first term
Intermediate
second term
Advanced
Duration 6 months (380 hours) 6 months (380 hours) 6 months (380 hours) 6 months (380 hours)
Content Aimed at learning basic grammar and vocabulary (500 words). Students seek to reach the proficiency level of daily conversation, reading and writing of simple sentences. Aimed at learning intermediate-level grammar and vocabulary and Kanji. Students seek to reach the proficiency level of speaking, reading and writing on general topics. Aimed at learning intermediate-level grammar and vocabulary and Kanji. Students seek to reach the proficiency level of fluent conversation, reading and writing on general topics. Aimed to prepare for entrance exams in higher education Aimed at learning advanced-level grammar and vocabulary and Kanji. Students seek to reach the proficiency level of fluent conversation, reading and writing on high level topics. Aimed to prepare for technical study in fields of specialty
Level JLPT-N3 level or higher JLPT-N2 level or higher JLPT-N1/N2 level or higher JLPT-N1 level or higher
Textbook みんなの日本語Ⅰ
みんなの日本語Ⅱ
ニューアプローチ基礎編 ニューアプローチ完成編
中級から学ぶ日本語
上級で学ぶ日本語

* Basing on the proficiency level, students in the CourseⅠ(1.5- year course) will proceed to the intermediate course or advanced course at their second year.

Tuition and Fees

Course CourseⅠ CourseⅡ
Tuition/Fees Exam Fee ¥20,000Admission Fee ¥80,000Tuition ¥600,000(First Year) ¥300,000(Second Year) Exam Fee ¥20,000Admission Fee ¥80,000Tuition ¥600,000(First Year) ¥600,000(Second Year)
Time Slot /Holidays Class Time:8:45~12:25 (4 hours a day, 760 hours a year)13:00~16:40Holidays : Saturdays, Sundays, National HolidaysVacation : Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring Class Time:8:45~12:25 (4 hours a day, 760 hours a year)13:00~16:40Holidays : Saturdays, Sundays, National HolidaysVacation : Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
Admission Overseas Residents (Student Visa) :October Admission (every year)Japanese Residents : All times Overseas Residents (Student Visa) :April Admission (every year)Japanese Residents : All times

* Even if the Certificate of Eligibility for Resident Status should not be issued for a student, the Entrance Exam fee shall not be returned to the student.
* The Admission fee includes Facility fees.
* After the Certificate of Eligibility for Resident Status is given to a student, there will be no refund for the tuition and fees.
* The amount listed above includes consumption tax.
* In case a student was to subject to an expulsion or dismissal from the school on his/her responsibility, the tuition previously paid shall not be refunded.
* Additional costs include material fee and International Student Insurance fee.