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Group Lesson

Regulations

Group lessons are available at all levels - from beginner's Japanese to business Japanese.

Based on AJALT's best-selling textbooks, including Japanese for Busy People Series and Japanese for Professionals.

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Steps for Signing Up for Group Lessons

 

An AJALT instructor meets with the student

to determine his or her level of proficiency.

AJALT recommends a course suited for the student.

The student has an opportunity to observe the class being recommended.

The student sign up.

The course begins.

Japanese for Busy People Courses

Regulations

There are 8 stages of classes in the Japanese for Busy People Courses, each of which comprising 30 hours of lessons. The entire course consists of 240 hours of lessons.
After completing the Stage 2 class, you will have a basic command of the language and will feel more at home in Japan. After completing the entire course, you will be speaking Japanese with confidence.

Course

Japanese for Busy People I

Beginners

Stage 1

Stage 2

Japanese for Busy People II

Upper Beginners

Stage 3

Stage 4

Stage 5

Japanese for Busy People III

Pre-intermediate

Stage 6

Stage 7

Stage 8

Target

Complete beginners

Beginners with some basic knowledge

(For students who have completed about 60 hours study)

Beginners who want to round off their knowledge of grammar essentials, while developing powers of self-expression

(For students who have completed about 150 hours study)

 Goals
  • Basic usage of nouns, verbs, adjectives
  • Basic conversation for essential everyday situations
  • Reading and writinghiragana, katakana
  • Compound sentence patterns
  • Basic conversation for the workplace and everyday situations
  • Reading and writing basic kanji
  • Natural, accurate and flexible communication skills
  • Reading and writing more key kanji characters

Text

(Fees)

Japanese for Busy People I

(3,132 yen )

Japanese for Busy People II

(3,456 yen )

Japanese for Busy People III

(3,780 yen )

Vocabulary 877 words 1023 words 866 words
New Kanji 10 characters 150 characters 150 characters

Total Hours

30 hours at each stage

30 hours at each stage

30 hours at each stage

Tuition

(tax included)

68,040 yen at each stage

68,040 yen at each stage

68,040 yen at each stage

 

Registration fee of 10,800 (tax included) yen will be charged for new AJALT students.

 

 

Schedule (2019-2020)

 

Early Morning Course 8:00 – 9:30 Mon., Wed. & Fri.

Mar 8 – Apr 22

Mar 10 - Jun24

Jun 28 – Aug 16(except Jul 15, Aug12)

Sep 2 – Oct 23(except Sep 16, 23, Oct 14)

Oct 30 – Dec 16(except Nov 4)

Jan 15 – Mar 2, 2020(except Feb 24)

Mar 6 – Apr 22, 2020(except Mar 20)

Evening Course 18:30 – 20:30 Tue. & Thu.

Mar 5 – Apr 25(except Mar 21)

May 9 – Jun 27
Jul 4 – Aug 22

Aug 29 – Oct 17
Oct 29 – Dec 17
Jan 7 – Feb 27, 2020(except Feb 11)

Mar 5 – Apr 23, 2020

  • Classes are offered for three or more students.
  • Maximum class size is eight students.
  • You are welcome to join courses that have already started. Please contact us.

Intermediate Courses

Regulations

There are 2 Levels of classes in the Intermediate Course,

each of which comprising 30 hours of lessons.

 Intermediate Conversation 1,2,3
Target The student should have completed the beginners' level Japanese with approximately 240 hours to 300 hours of studies and be ready to work on the basic grammar.
Goals
  • Be able to have day-to-day conversations and exchange information at length
  • Systematically learn and master the basic grammar
  • Expand vocabulary and learn the expressions used in everyday Japanese
Contents Three / Four topics per course, using AJALT-developed, original text materials
Text materials Text materials will include sample conversations, personal stories, and short news clippings.
Total Hours 30 hours

Tuition

(tax included)

68,040 yen  

 

 Intermediate Conversation 4,5,6
Target For students who have already learned approximately 300 basic kanji characters
Goals
  • Gain the conversational skills required for dealing with intricate social situations
  • Be able to discuss social issue and global events at length and exchange information
  • Learn the vocabulary and expressions found in news and editorial pieces and use them for expressing one's opinions
Contents Three / Four topics per course, using AJALT-developed, original text materials
Text materials

Text materials will include news clippings and essays.

Students will learn 70 kanji characters per course.

Total Hours 30 hours

Tuition

(tax included)

68,040 yen 

 

 

Registration fee of 10,800 yen (tax included) will be charged for new AJALT students.

 

 

Schedule (2019-2020)

 

Early Morning Course 8:00 – 9:30 Tue. & Thu.

Jan 10 – Mar 19

Apr 9 – Jun 20(except Apr 30, May 2)

Jul 4 – Sep 10

Oct 3 – Dec 12(except Oct 22)

Jan 9 – Mar 19, 2020(except Feb 11)

Evening Course 18:30 – 20:30 Mon. & Wed.

Mar 6 – Apr 24

May 13 – Jul 1

Jul 17 – Sep 9(except Aug 12)

Oct 7 – Dec 2(except Oct 14, Nov 4)

Jan 20 – Mar 11, 2020(except Feb

24)

 

  • Classes are offered for three or more students.
  • Maximum class size is eight students.
  • You are welcome to join courses that have already started. Please contact us.

Intermediate/Advanced Course(Hands-on Business)

Regulations

Hands-on Business
Target Students who wants to be able to business entirely in Japanese
Goals
  • A mastery of the spoken language of business
  • Developing an intuitive ability to 'read between the lines' in business situations
Text

Japanese for Professionals (3,780 yen)

Total Hours 15 hours

Tuition

(tax included)

34,020 yen  

 

 

 

Registration fee of 10,800 yen (tax included) will be charged for new AJALT students.

 

 

 

 

 

Schedule (2019-2020)

 

Early Morning Course 8:00 – 9:30 Thu.

Jan 10 – Mar 14

Apr 18 – Jun 27(except May 2)

Jul 18 – Sep 19

Oct 10 – Dec 12

Jan 16 – Mar 19, 2020

Evening Course 18:30 – 20:00 Wed.

Jan 16 – Mar 20

Apr 17 – Jun 26(except May1)

Jul 17 – Sep 18

Oct 9 – Dec 11

Jan 15 - Mar 18, 2020

 

 

 

  • Classes are offered for three or more students.
  • Maximum class size is eight students.
  • You are welcome to join courses that have already started. Please contact us.

Intermediate/Advanced Course(News & Views)

Regulations

News and Views
Target Students who want to gather information from various sources and discuss the topics of the day
Goals

・increasing reading fluency and vocabulary knowledge

・improving listening and discussion skills

Text Handouts/Clippings
Total Hours 15 hours

Tuition

(tax included)

34,020 yen

  

Registration fee of 10,800 yen (tax  included)will be charged for new AJALT students. 

  

Schedule (2019-2020)

 

Early Morning Course 8:00 – 9:30 Thu.

Jan 10 – Mar 14

Apr 18 – Jun 27(except May 2)

Jul 18 – Sep 19

Oct 10 – Dec 12

Jan 16 – Mar 19, 2020

Evening Course 18:30 – 20:00 Wed.

Jan 16 – Mar 20

Apr 17 – Jun 26(except May1)

Jul 17 – Sep 18

Oct 9 – Dec 11

Jan 15 - Mar 18, 2020

 

  • Classes are offered for three or more students.
  • Maximum class size is eight students.
  • You are welcome to join courses that have already started. Please contact us.
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