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Introduction

Language skills and effective communication are key to understanding any culture, and with a nation such as Japan this is perhaps even more so. Yamasa’s courses are intensive and are offered at all levels from foundation courses for the absolute beginner through to advanced students preparing for graduate school and work or study requiring the highest levels of Japanese language skills. No Institute offers more course options, flexibility, quality or affordability than the Yamasa Institute.

Programs are divided into Academic and Continuing Education programs.

Which is the right Japanese language program for me?

All the Academic programs cover all aspects of the language. If you don’t want to learn kanji, or are less interested in being able to write in Japanese, then you should consider a Continuing Education program - although in the Continuing Education Programs some written Japanese is studied. If you are coming on a student visa, then you will not be able to follow a Continuing Education program because of Immigration Bureau requirements and will have to choose from among the Academic Programs.

When you are selecting a program, you should take the following points into consideration:

1) On which areas of the language do I want to focus?
2) When do I want to start?
3) How long do I want to study?
4) What is my present level?
5) Am I eligible for the program?
6) What visa will I need?
7) What visa am I eligible for?

Yamasa or your study abroad advisor will also be able to help with choosing a course.


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The YAMASA Institute

1-2-1 Hanehigashi-machi, Okazaki City
Aichi Prefecture, 444-0832, Japan
Tel: +81 (0)564 55 8111
Fax: +81 (0)564 55 8113
Email: admissions@yamasa.org

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