COURSES

Choose from our variety of courses to suit your needs.

DESCRIPTION

Hokkaido JaLS aims to support you to find the best fit possible
for your Japanese learning needs in a supported and flexible environment.

Culture Course

Culture includes Tea Ceremony, Calligraphy, Kimono, Japanese Food, Japanese garden, Visit to a shrine and so on. Even if you take this course for a month, you can take different classes every time. Teachers will kindly take you through, so you can join no matter the level of your Japanese.

In addition to taking 15 lessons of Japanese a week, you will be able to take 4 classes of Culture.

CHANGE CURRENCY TO :

Japanese Yen - JPY

Price Chart
10%OFF
1 Week2 Weeks3 Weeks4 Weeks5 Weeks6 Weeks
32,700 JPY65,400 JPY98,100 JPY130,800 JPY160,230 JPY189,660 JPY
10%OFF
7 Weeks8 Weeks9 Weeks10 Weeks11 Weeks12 Weeks
219,090 JPY248,520 JPY277,950 JPY307,380 JPY336,810 JPY366,240 JPY
Price Chart
1 Week32,700 JPY
2 Weeks65,400 JPY
3 Weeks98,100 JPY
4 Weeks130,800 JPY
5 Weeks10%OFF160,230 JPY
6 Weeks10%OFF189,660 JPY
7 Weeks10%OFF219,090 JPY
8 Weeks10%OFF248,520 JPY
9 Weeks10%OFF277,950 JPY
10 Weeks10%OFF307,380 JPY
11 Weeks10%OFF336,810 JPY
12 Weeks10%OFF366,240 JPY
  • Starting at week 5, you will receive a 10% discount for every extra week (29,430 JPY)
  • The registration fee for all courses is 21,000 JPY
  • The learning materials for all courses are 4,000 JPY

Quotation

An example week in the Standard Course:

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
9:30~10:20JapaneseJapaneseJapaneseJapaneseJapaneseActivity
BBQ
10:30~11:20JapaneseJapaneseJapaneseJapaneseJapanese
11:30~12:20JapaneseJapaneseJapaneseJapaneseJapanese
12:30~13:20Lunch
13:30~14:20Culture LessonActivity
Sapporo Station Tour
Activity
Game Party@school
Culture Lesson
14:30~15:20
NightActivity
Ramen
(Japanese Noodle)
Tour
Activity
Takoyaki Party@school
Characteristics
  • Tea ceremony, flower arrangement, calligraphy, karate, sweets baking, sushi making…Twice a week discover Japanese culture.
  • Of course, you will study Japanese all day long
  • In addition to cultural activities, try the other ones !
  • Sections highlighted in yellow and green are included in the course fee
  • After school or weekend activities are optional for all students
  • Some activities require additional fees

POINTS

There are many unique reasons that JaLS courses are
perfect for your Japanese learning needs.

Small Class
Sizes

Because we limit our class sizes to a maximum of 8 students per teacher, you are guaranteed to get the care and attention that you need to improve your Japanese skills quickly and intensively.

Flexible Start
Dates

Because of our flexible style, regardless of your level, you can begin on any Monday and graduate on any Friday. You can even study for as little as 1-week and make the most of your time in Japan.

Extra-Curricular
Activities

Because of our full and active school community, there are plenty of activities and chances to make local Japanese friends and enjoy your life in Japan.

TEXTBOOKS

We use a variety of learning materials and resources
to support your practical Japanese study at every level.

BeginnerMinna no nihongo 1 etc…
ElementaryMinna no nihongo 1 etc…
Pre-IntermediateMinna no nihongo 2 etc…
IntermediateNihongo shuuchuu training etc…
Upper-intermediateDekiru nihongo chuukyuu / Nihongo namachuukei etc…
Advanced1Nihongo chuukyuu J501 / Nihongo Jookyuu washa eno michi etc…
Advanced2Books and newspaper articles relevant to the student’s interests will be used. Business conversation and other advance skills will also be practiced.
  • We also use music, cartoons, interviews or reports in addition to the textbook to strenghten your oral skills.

OBJECTIVES
FOR EACH LEVEL

JaLS uses the CEFR scale to guide our class objectives for each course level.
Please use the chart below to see how our course names relate to this international system.

CEFR
(Can-Do)
DescriptionJLPT
(reference)
Advanced2 /
Over 300 hours
C2Can understand with ease virtually everything heard or read. Can summarise information from different spoken and written sources, reconstructing arguments and accounts in a coherent presentation. Can express him/herself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in more complex situations.
N1
Advanced1 /
300 hours
C1Can understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognise implicit meaning.
Can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions. Can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes. Can produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects,showing controlled use of organisational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.
N2
Upper-Intermediate /
600 hours
B2Can understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialisation. Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. Can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.
N3
Intermediate /
120 hours
B1Can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. Can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken. Can produce simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest. Can describe experiences and events, dreams,hopes & ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.
Pre-Intermediate /
195 hours
A2Can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography,employment). Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters. Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.N4
Elementary /
150 hours
A1Can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type. Can introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has. Can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.N5
Beginner /
45 hours
introNo concrete understanding of Japanese or prior learning is necessary. No knowledge of Japanese writing or grammar is needed.
Although there is no language requirement before commencing study, students can quickly learn the Japanese writing scripts, basic grammar and can begin to use Japanese simply and slowly with support.
Advanced2 /
Over 300 hours
C2Can understand with ease virtually everything heard or read. Can summarise information from different spoken and written sources, reconstructing arguments and accounts in a coherent presentation. Can express him/herself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in more complex situations.N1
Advanced1 /
300 hours
C1Can understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognise implicit meaning.
Can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions. Can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes. Can produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects,showing controlled use of organisational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.
N1N2
Upper-Intermediate /
600 hours
B2Can understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialisation. Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. Can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.N2N3
Intermediate /
120 hours
B1Can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. Can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken. Can produce simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest. Can describe experiences and events, dreams,hopes & ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.N3
Pre-Intermediate /
195 hours
A2Can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography,employment). Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters. Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.N4
Elementary /
150 hours
A1Can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type. Can introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has. Can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.N5
Beginner /
45 hours
introNo concrete understanding of Japanese or prior learning is necessary. No knowledge of Japanese writing or grammar is needed.
Although there is no language requirement before commencing study, students can quickly learn the Japanese writing scripts, basic grammar and can begin to use Japanese simply and slowly with support.
N5

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