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What kind of Japanese course does Kobe YMCA provide?

Japanese Department One year, 18 months and two year course for entering Japanese universities, graduate schools, and vocational schools Mon. through Fri. from 9:30 to 12:20 or 15:10
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(1)3 months course (for daily conversation / Beginners are welcome!!) Twice a week class (Beginners) 10:30 to 12:30 5 times a week class (Beginners) / 4 times a week class (Intermediate) / three times a week class (Advanced) 13:20 to 16:10 (2)Preparation class for the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (N1, N2) Once a week (class) (3)Japanese Class for business Once a week (class)
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神戸YMCA学院専門学校 日本語学科
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神戸YMCA学院専門学校

●その他のアジア諸国
ネパール、ベトナム、ミャンマー、インド、
シンガポール、タイ、バングラディッシュ、
フィリピン、マレーシア、日本
● ヨーロッパ
ドイツ、ブルガリア、タジキスタン
● オセアニア
オーストラリア、ニュージーランド
● アフリカ
コートジボワール、タンザニア

日本語会話コース


● 北米
アメリカ、カナダ
● 東南アジア
インド、ネパール、タイ、フィリピン、
ベトナム、マレーシア、ミャンマー、ラオス
● ヨーロッパ
アイスランド、アイルランド、イギリス、
オランダ、スイス、スペイン、ドイツ、
フランス、ブルガリア、ロシア

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神戸YMCA学院専門学校


日本語会話コース

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About learning goal

I would like to go on to Japanese university. Which class should I take?

Kobe YMCA College Japanese department provides a class for students who would like to go onto university. Even in the beginner's class, teachers give emphasis on writing and speaking. They also offer guidance individually about not only Japanese but also career options and interviews. Students can take the preparation class for the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students (EJU), English and mathematics required for university admission.
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Can I get advice to enter graduate school? Can I enter Univ. after 6 months studying in Kobe YMCA?

Kobe YMCA College Japanese department provides preparation class for entering graduate school. Students planning to go onto graduate school receive instruction regarding writing research plans, and performing well in interviews.
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I love Japanese animation. I would like to study Japanese and making animation.

There are vocational schools for animation in Japan. However all classes are provided in Japanese, so please study Japanese language first. The Kobe YMCA College Japanese department gives students guidance on career options and preparation for admissions. We recommend students to study Japanese from basic and then enter vocational school.
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I am planning to work at a Japanese company in the future. What should I do?

You need to learn high-level Japanese for finding employment.. In the course of Kobe YMCA College Japanese department, students learn to get advanced Japanese skills for business, like putting together information from newspapers and giving a presentation. Kobe YMCA also provides a preparation class for the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (N1, N2) and the Business Japanese Proficiency Test (BJT).

I am trying to pass N1/ N2 test. Which class should I take?

Kobe YMCA College Japanese department offers the preparation class for N1/N2, but you can also study in the Japanese conversation course. Please choose the class for your schedule.

Are there any classes to brush up my Japanese for work? What is Business Japanese Test (BJT)?

We have a Japanese Class for Business. In this class, students learn practical business terms and expressions, and understand business documents that even successful candidates of the N1do not cover. The Business Japanese Proficiency Test (BJT) is a test for measuring proficiency in the use of practical Japanese for business purposes. This class is also the preparation class for the Business Japanese Proficiency Test.

I would like to study only Kanji. Are there any classes for me?

The Japanese conversation course provides Kanji class once a week (on Wednesday). You learn Kanji efficiently because you often see those Kanjis at supermarkets, banks , and situations in your daily life. In each term (Spring, Autumn, Winter), we have 10 lessons.

About level of Japanese

I have never studied Japanese. Is there any class for beginners?

Japanese conversation course provides beginner's classes. We have 5 times a week class (in the afternoon) and twice a week class (in the morning). Please choose your class at your own pace and purpose. You can join the class in the middle of a semester.

I don’t understand hiragana and katakana. I don’t understand Kanji. Is it OK?

class is performed focusing on conversation, so it is OK if you don't understand Kanji. Let's start studying Hiragana and Katakana step by step in conversations. We also provide Hiragana / Katakana class (on Wed. / 10 times).

About class

Are teachers Japanese? Do they speak Chinese, English, or Korean?

In YMCA, all teachers are Japanese and teach in Japanese. You may feel it is difficult, but if you concentrate on listening to only Japanese, you will be getting used to Japanese and improve faster. Experienced teachers teach Japanese with each student's level, so don't worry about it.

Can I study by myself after class at YMCA?

The classrooms are open after class almost every day for students who want to study by themselves. Students who can not concentrate on studying at home study at YMCA before going back home.

Other

Do you have a student dormitory? How much is it?

Unfortunately we do not have a dormitory, but we introduce accommodations near school through real estates agencies. Students will be able to apply for the Kobe International House, too.
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I would like to have more chances to talk to Japanese people besides teachers?

We provide a Japanese teacher training course. Students of the course will help you in studying Japanese.
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Can I enroll in the course in the middle of the term?

You can only can join the Japanese Conversation Course in the middle of the term, if there is an appropriate class with your level.