We are providing different types of programs. You can choose the one you are interested in and we will support you with the application process.

1 – NEW!!! Online Course

Duration: 10 weeks
Period: October 1st, 2020 – December 10th, 2020.
Class time: 4-hours class per day from Monday to Friday (from 13.15 pm Japanese time)
Class level: From complete beginners to the N5 of the JLPT.
Content:

GDM (Great Direct Method)

GDM is an original teaching method created by Nihongo Center. It is focused on survival Japanese for the 5 first weeks.

GDM content can be found below:

  • Topic particle "wa" and "mo"
  • "Kore", "Sore", "Are"
  • Question words "Nan", "Dare", "Dore", "Doko"
  • Possessive particle "no"
  • "Kono", "Sono", "Ano" and question word "Dono"
  • Location particle "ni"
  • Subject particle "ga"
  • Verbal conjugation: Present, Past, Affirmative, Negative forms
  • Expression of the spatial position
  • Enumeration particle "to" and "ya"
  • Direct object particle "o"
  • Direction of motion particle "e"
  • Action particle "de"
  • Time particle "ni"
  • "Give and Receive", "Ageru" and "Morau"
  • "A-i" and "A-na" adjectives
  • Like and Dislike: "suki", "kirai"
  • Asking for a service "V-te kudasai"
  • Suggestion form "V-mashô"
  • Successive action "V-te, V-masu"
  • Expression of continuity "V-te imasu"
  • "Go and do something" form: "V-ni ikimasu"
  • Changing a verb to a noun or action "Vdict + koto"
  • Expression of past experience "V-ta + koto"
  • Expression of desire "V-tai", "hoshii"
  • Expression of self opinion "to omou"
DLP (Dialogue practice)

DLP is directly done after the GDM lesson. It is mainly a roleplay class where students have to reuse what they learned during the GDM lesson for a better understanding and practice.

  • Greetings
  • Phone conversation
  • Job
  • Time
  • My house
  • My room
  • Where did you go?
  • Shopping
  • My day
  • Adjectives "A-i" and "A-na"
  • Hobby
  • At the hospital
  • Family
  • Shopping (2)
  • Invitation
  • Vacation/Holiday
  • Weather
  • Where am I?
  • Expressing your gratitude
  • Have you ever been to…?
  • Picnic
  • At the bus stop
Genki 1

Genki 1 focuses on grammar, listening, vocabulary and kanji. It covers the remaining contents after the GDM until reaching the N5 of the JLPT.

  • Genki lesson 10: Comparatives and Superlatives

  • Example of studied Kanji

2 – NEW !!! Stay in Japan program (for people already in Japan on a short-stay permit)

Duration: 10 weeks, 20 weeks
Period: January, April, June, October.
※ Please note that it is mandatory to already have some knowledge about the Japanese language if you want to start in January or June (level check mandatory)
– Class time: 4-hours class per day from Monday to Friday. (There are morning class or noon class depending on your level checked with a placement test before the beginning of the semester)
Class level: All level available from complete beginners to N1 of the JLPT

3 – Student visa program

Duration: 6 months, 1 year, 1.5 years, 2 years
Period: April or October
Application deadlines: December 1st for the April intake, June 1st for the October intake
Class time: 4-hours class per day from Monday to Friday. (There are morning class or noon class depending on your level checked with a placement test before the beginning of the semester)
Class level: All levels available from complete beginners to N1 of the JLPT

4 – Long term visa program

For those who already have a long stay permit in Japan.

Duration: 3 months, 6 months, 1 year, 1.5 years, 2 years
Period: January, April, June, October.
※ Please note that it is mandatory to already have some knowledge about the Japanese language if you want to start in January or June (level check mandatory)
Class time: 4-hours class per day from Monday to Friday. (There are morning class or noon class depending on your level checked with a placement test before the beginning of the semester)
Class level: All levels available from complete beginners to N1 of the JLPT

5 – Short term program

For those who can come to Japan with a 90-day short-stay visa

Duration: 10 weeks, 20 weeks
Period: January, April, June, October
※ Please note that it is mandatory to already have some knowledge about the Japanese language if you want to start in January or June
Class time: 4-hours class per day from Monday to Friday. (There are morning class or noon class depending on your level checked with a placement test before the beginning of the semester)
Class level: All level available from complete beginners to N1 of the JLPT