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Select the combination of courses that’s right for you, based on your own study goals and interests. Add any of the below “Plus” modules or add-ons for an even more fun, intense learning experience! Use our course comparison table to see what is offered in each course. Then, click on "view" to check out the details of that specific course or module! If all else fails and you are totally stuck, check out our course finder tool below to help you choose thee perfect module combination for your Japanese langauge course in Japan.

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  Core Japanese Course
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Plus Conversation
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Plus Traditional Culture
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Plus Pop Culture
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nextGEN
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GenkiLINK
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1 year course
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6 month course
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Lessons/wk 20 5 6 6 26 20 20 20
Grammar
Reading, writing
Listening, speaking
Cultural activities  
High school exchange
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Our courses

Core Japanese course

You won’t get far in Japan without being able to speak the language, but using the special techniques our teachers have developed, you’ll be surprised how easy it is to learn! Our Standard Course uses original, modern materials combined with activities based on real-world situations, improving your Japanese speaking ability in a way that gives you the flexibility to adapt to new situations. Study with us and you won’t be just studying Japanese, you’ll be actually using it in no time.

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Lesson system:
Two grammar lessons and two lessons focused on speaking, listening, writing or reading. Every day. Practice what you’ve learn at home by homework and assignments, then put that new knowledge to use the next day in our language skills practical classes.

Customize your experience:
Add any of the exciting modules or add-ons below for an even more intense and intensive learning experience!

Plus Conversation Module
Module

Plus Conversation

Add five extra classes each week of conversational Japanese. These extra classes focus on some of the interesting aspects of conversational Japanese such as slang, dialects, specialized vocabulary, and more.

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Traditional Culture Module
Module

PLUS TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Learn about the wonderful culture of Japan while learning the language. You will have three "experience" lessons every Saturday, including kimono wearing, tea ceremony and more!

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Pop Culture Module
Module

PLUS Pop CULTURE

Get a deep understanding of Japan as it is today, and experience the most fun, interesting and weird aspects of modern culture. You will have three "experience" lessons every Saturday, focusing on manga drawing, cat cafe and more!

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Private Lessons
Add-on

Private lessons

Choose what you want to focus on. 50 minutes one to one with a native, licensed, bilingual Japanese teacher.

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Special modules and package courses

Package
1 year course

1-year course

Our Core Japanese Course, running for a special course length of 40 weeks, with an additional 9-11 weeks of vacation. Available at a discount.

Student visas available in Fukuoka!

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Package
6-month course

6-month course

Our Core Japanese Course running for a special course length of 24 weeks, available at a discount!

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genkiLINK course
Package

GenkiLINK

A very special 10-month student visa course that facilitates opportunities for interaction with Japanese high school students in a variety of scenarios: joining volunteer outreaches together, hosted game nights, sports clubs and hobby circles, joining high school afterschool activities, and more! The number one best way to make Japanese friends.

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Module
nextGEN course

nextGEN

nextGEN is a special package program offered only during Summer at Genki Japanese and Culture School. It combines the best, most fun activities of our Traditional Culture and Pop Culture courses with special services only available to minors. Younger students are sure to love nextGEN!

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About Us

Accredited and award-winning Japanese school in Tokyo, Kyoto and Fukuoka. Learn real-world, communicative Japanese in small, intimate classes. Kickstart the journey of a lifetime in Japan, or bring your existing skills to new levels.

Head Office

Hakataekihigashi 1-16-23,
Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi 812-0013,
Japan

+81 (0)92 472 0123
Skype: genkijacs

Tokyo School

Hanazono Bldg 3F, Shinjuku 5-17-6,
Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0022,
Japan

+81 (0)3 6457 3554
Skype: genkijacs

Kyoto School

Hayashi Bldg 2F, Shimizuchō (Kawaramachidōri), 454-1,
Shimogyō-ku, Kyōto-shi 600-8025,
Japan

+81 (0)75-353-0003
Skype: genkijacs