Our school locates in Ikebukuro, Tokyo. 5-minute walk from Higashi-Ikebukuro station of Tokyo Metro Yurakucho Line or 10-minute walk from Ikebukuro East Exit.
Our students can purchase a student commuter pass (Tsugaku Teiki) which costs you much less than using business commuter pass. The pass can be used at any station that the commute route passes through.
As a regulation by the Ministry of Justice, one class can have up to 20 students as most of Japanese language school actually do. Our school, however, has smaller class size with up to 15 students to have more intercommunication between students and a teacher.
１．You have an opportunity to take the entrance examination of Teikyo Heisei University and Teikyo University as a special recommended student.
２．You have access to university facilities.
３．You have opportunities to interact with Japanese and foreign students currently studying at the university.
４．You have opportunities to audit university lectures.
No. Students can move on to any graduate schools, universities and vocational colleges in Japan. We give students full support so that they are able to enter schools of their choices. We also offer coaching on job hunting in Japan, teaching the Japanese way of writing CV, having an interview, etc.
April Intake : By around the middle of November
October Intake : By the end of May
On the first day, you will be given a placement test and interview, and your class will be decided on that result.
We have class from Monday to Friday. No class on Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays. Our curriculum is designed to finish one main textbook for three months (quarter system). Students have around one-week non-school days between each quarter.
Yes. We have a study room in our school building. If you would like to concentrate more, you can use a library of Teikyo Heisei University.
We teach Japanese language with the Direct Method, using only Japanese in class. Since there are many Japanese expressions that cannot be put into other language words, we would like students to learn natural Japanese expressions without being translated in your head.
Yes. You don’t have to pay school any extra fee for study.
Yes. Our office staff and teachers can speak English.
Yes. A student with a student visa can do a part-time job for up to maximum 28 hours per week. Part-time work permission can be obtained at the airport when you are entering Japan. You will have a sticker placed in your passport and a stamp placed on the back side of your Residence Card.
Of course, it depends on your budget and how you prioritize your money. Just for your information, the below is an overview of minimum monthly living costs for foreign students in Tokyo. As you see, around 80,000 yen will be required at the very least.
・Accommodation : 30,000-40,000 (Share house, WiFi fee included)
・Utility costs : 5,000
・Transportation : 5,000
・Mobile : 4,000
・Food & Drink : 20,000
・Social : 5,000