Category: Japan Hokkaido
Hokkaido Japanese Language School - Sapporo
Study Japanese, enjoy Japan, and make local friends! At Hokkaido JaLS, you can not only learn Japanese in a classroom, you can actually USE Japanese in real life situations. Our school believes that alongside taught lessons, an important way to learn Japanese is to make friends and practice using the language in conversation. We have small class sizes with a maximum of 8 students, which creates a warm atmosphere that is easy to learn in. Visit our website for more information! Hokkaido JaLS has 7 unique features: We specialize in short-term stays. Courses start every Monday and can be taken for as little as one week. All of our teachers have professional Japanese teaching licenses. We offer 7 levels of classes, from beginner to advanced (with a maximum of 6 students per class). We provide an attractive cultural course that includes experiences in traditional Japanese activities, art, manga, fashion, and much more! We offer a full schedule of social activities (such as day trips, sports activities, and local experiences) which will make your stay in Japan more exciting. We offer friendly and comprehensive student support in English and Japanese. Hokkaido JaLS has easy access to the heart of Sapporo and is well placed near restaurants, shopping centers, and local attractions. Learn More Programs We offer a wide range of courses for you to choose from based on your interests: Standard Course Standard + Private Course Standard + Internship Course JLPT Preparation Course Culture Course Summer Course Winter Course Spring Course Certificates and Diplomas No matter how long your course is, a certificate will be awarded on the day you graduate from our school. Teaching Materials We carefully select textbooks according to students' Japanese proficiency. Teaching materials are all tailor-made according to class level and topic. Methodology Our programs are flexible, and we welcome students at any time of the year for as little as one week. Our programs are attentive, and we offer small class sizes for the best learning experience possible. We believe practical and experiential learning is the best way to develop your language skills in a real life context! Our programs are full of opportunities, and we can introduce you to a variety of Japanese individuals, activities and companies. We believe in practicing Japanese regularly and with local people. Our programs can be customized to fit your individual needs: you can choose from a variety of accomodation options, and cultural activities to create your own adventure in Sapporo. Social and Cultural Activities The people of Hokkaido are incredibly friendly and love to meet international students. To increase interaction between our foreign students and local people, we often hold cultural exchange parties and events which many people attend to enjoy the music, fun conversation, and delicious food! We also run weekly conversation classes where local Japanese people meet our students to practice natural speaking. This often results in friendships that last even when our foreign students return to their home countries. Accommodations Hokkaido is one of the five largest cities in Japan. With the low cost of living and fresh and delicious food, we know that you will have a great time here! We offer several accommodation options for students to choose from : Home stay with a Japanese family Share house with a shared bathroom and kitchen facilities Share house with a private bathroom and kitchen facilities Weekly apartment All of the above accommodations are carefully selected so as to ensure that our students have a comfortable and happy life in Hokkaido. Excursions and Visits Despite of the fact that Sapporo is the most populated city in Hokkaido, it only takes an hour to reach some of the most beautiful and breathtaking natural vistas in Japan. Staying in Sapporo allows you to enjoy activities within the city limits as well as further afield. We often organize different kinds of activities such as recreational tours, short trips, sports and social activities to take advantage of this unique part of Japan. Visit our website for more information!