Japanese School in Japan,Fukuoka - NILS

Short-Term Program Special Course [September - March]

[Special course (September - March)]: Each course starts once a month. Japanese language classes are being held in the morning, followed by various seasonal school activities in the afternoon. This is the perfect course for students who wish to learn Japanese language while at the same time, experience Japanese culture at its fullest.

Month(2019) Course Period
January Jan 7 – Feb 1
February Feb 4 – Mar 1
March Mar 4 – Mar 29
September Sep 16-Oct 11
October Oct 14-Nov 8
November Nov 11-Dec6

Minimum student to open the course: Three students

Short-term class lessons are designed for learners whose purpose is to advance their Japanese language speaking and listening skills in a short period of time.
The class focus mainly on speaking, conversation and pronunciation.
It will help you improve your communication and conversation skills with the Japanese people. However, the class is not limited just to conversation but also includes reading, writing, grammar, and listening kills. Students learn an assortment of Japanese phrases and expressions frequently used in everyday life.


In addition, students will get to learn about Japanese culture, history, fine arts and manners through various school activities and regional events. School activities include sushi work-shop experience, cooking ramen, Japanese Washi paper-craft classes, watching sumo tournament, and other fun activities which you can only experience in Japan.
With such a fun learning environment, students will get to improve their Japanese language skills in the shortest possible time. Have fun!

 

Advantages of the Short-Term Program

  • All of our teachers are certified native Japanese speakers.
  • Study Japanese and participate in Japanese Cultual Activities.
  • A reasonable price that includes accommodations.
  • Living in Fukuoka is more affordable .
  • We are located just 10 minites away from the Fukuoka city center.

Who is Eligible?

  • Student from visa waiver countries
  • Student with a working holiday visa
  • Other visas/status (Permanent residency, spouse visa, working visa etc)

Class Schedule

  Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri.
9:00 - 9:45

Vocabulary

Vocabulary

Expressions & Conversation

Expressions&Conversation

Test

Test

Vocabulary

Vocabulary

Expressions & Conversation

Expressions&Conversation

9:50 - 10:35

Discussion

Discussion

10:45 - 11:30

Grammar

Grammar

Expressions & Conversation

Expressions&Conversation

Grammar

Grammar

Expressions & Conversation

Expressions&Conversation

11:35 - 12:20
Afternoon

Every day Activity

Activity

Activity Schedule

Week 1 September 17 ~ September 20

Date Lessons Activities in the afternoon
9/16 National Holiday
9/17 9:00-12:25
Including language skill check test
History & Culture Enjoy lunch and explore around Ohashi area
9/18 9:00-12:25 Free time
9/19 9:00-12:25 History & Culture Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine & Learn Japanese History
In addition to the visit to one of the most famous shrine in Japan, you will visit the National Museum to learn the history of Japan in the old age.
Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine & Learn Japanese History
9/20 9:00-12:25 Free time

Week 2 September 23 ~ September 27

Date Lessons Activities in the afternoon
9/23 National Holiday
9/24 9:00-12:25
Including check-up test
Culture Yame Traditioinal & Craftwork
Enjoy making paper crafts with traditional Japanese style paper.
Yame Traditioinal Craftwork
9/25 9:00-12:25 Free time
9/26 9:00-12:25 Culture & Gourmet Cooking Japanese Cuisine
You can experience cooking Japanese home cooked dishes which is now recognized healthy in the world.
Cooking Japanese Cuisine
9/27 Enjoy one-day bus trip to Itoshima Area *May change the direction.

Week 3 September 30 ~ October 4

Date Lessons Activities in the afternoon
9/30 9:00-12:25
Including check-up test
Culture Hakata Dolls
Hakata dolls are one of the traditional crafts in Fukuoka. You can experience decorating a Hakata doll.
Hakata Dolls
10/1 9:00-12:25 Free time
10/2 9:00-12:25 Culture & Gourmet Sushi Workshop Experience
You will definitely enjoy making sushi, the most famous Japanese fool in the world.
Sushi Workshop Experience
10/3 9:00-12:25 Free time
10/4 9:00-12:25 Gourmet Asahi Beer Breweries
Breweries tour and then tasting Asahi Super Dry beer!
Asahi Beer Breweries

Week 4 October 7 ~October 11

Date Lessons Activities in the afternoon
10/7 9:00-12:25
Including check-up test
History & Culture Japanese Traditional Dance
Learn traditional dance wearing kimono. You will never experience outside Japan!
Japanese Traditional Dance
10/8 9:00-12:25 Culture & Gourmet Cooking Ramen
Enjoy cooking Ramen, widely known as the specialty of Fukuoka.
Cooking Ramen
10/9 9:00-12:25 Free time
10/10 9:00-12:25 Culutre & Gourmet Izakaya at Zauo
You can fish Tai (red snapper) and/or Hirame (flounder) at Zauo. They cook the fish you fish!
Izakaya at Zauo
10/11 9:00-12:25 Free time

Week 1 October 14 ~ October 18

Date Lessons Activities in the afternoon
10/14 National Holiday
10/15 9:00-12:20
Including language skill check test
Gourmet & Culture Enjoy lunch and explore around Ohashi area
10/16 9:00-12:20 Free time
10/17 9:00-12:20 History & Culture Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine & Learn Japanese History
In addition to the visit to one of the most famous shrine in Japan, you will visit the National Museum to learn the history of Japan in the old age.
Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine & Learn Japanese History
10/18 9:00-12:20 Free time

Week 2 October 21 ~ October 25

Date Lessons Activities in the afternoon
10/21 9:00-12:20
Including check-up test
Culture Yame Traditioinal Craftwork
Enjoy making paper crafts with traditional Japanese style paper.
Yame Traditioinal Craftwork
10/22 9:00-12:20 Culture & Gourmet Hakata Traditional Craftwork & Yatai
Learn traditions and then enjoy local menus at Yatai (food stall). You can meet local people and feel local atmosphere.
Hakata Traditional Craftwork & Yatai
10/23 9:00-12:20 Free time
10/24 9:00-12:20 Culture & Gourmet Sushi Workshop Experience
You will definitely enjoy making sushi, the most famous Japanese fool in the world.
Sushi Workshop Experience
10/25 9:00-12:20 Free time

Week 3 October 28 ~ November 1

Date Lessons Activities in the afternoon
10/28 9:00-12:20
Culture Hakata Dolls
Hakata dolls are one of the traditional crafts in Fukuoka. You can experience decorating a Hakata doll.
Hakata Dolls
10/29 9:00-12:20 Free time
10/30 9:00-12:20 Culture & Gourmet Cooking Japanese Cuisine
You can experience cooking Japanese home cooked dishes which is now recognized healthy in the world.
Cooking Japanese Cuisine
10/31 9:00-12:20 Free time
11/1 One day bus trip to enjoy beautiful autumn scenery.

Week 4 November 4 ~ November 8

Date Lessons Activities in the afternoon
11/4 National Holiday
11/5 9:00-12:25 Culture & Gourmet Cooking Ramen
Enjoy cooking Ramen, widely known as the specialty of Fukuoka.
Cooking Ramen
11/6 9:00-12:25 Free time
11/7 9:00-12:20 Culture Nanzoin Temple
You will be amazed at one of the world’s largest bronze statue of reclining buddha.
nehanzou
11/8 9:00-12:20 Culture Fukuoka Tower
Enjoy amazing scenery from Japan’s tallest beach tower and enjoy walking around Momochi area.
fukuokatower

Week 1 November 11 ~ November 15

Date Lessons Activities in the afternoon
11/11 9:00-12:20
Including language skill check test
Gourmet & Culture Enjoy lunch and explore around Ohashi area
11/12 9:00-12:20 History & Culture Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine & Learn Japanese History
In addition to the visit to one of the most famous shrine in Japan, you will visit the National Museum to learn the history of Japan in the old age.
Asahi Beer Breweries
11/13 9:00-12:20 Free time
11/14 9:00-12:20 Culture Sumo Wrestling
Enjoy watching exciting matches of Japan’s traditional sports entertainment, Sumo Wrestling.
sumo
11/15 9:00-12:20 Free time

Week 2 November 18 ~ November 22

Date Lessons Activities in the afternoon
11/18 9:00-12:20 Culture Yame Traditioinal Craftwork
Enjoy making paper crafts with traditional Japanese style paper.
Yame Traditioinal Craftwork
11/19 9:00-12:20 Culture & Gourmet Hakata Traditional Craftwork & Yatai
Learn traditions and then enjoy local menus at Yatai (food stall). You can meet local people and feel local atmosphere.
Hakata Traditional Craftwork & Yatai
11/20 9:00-12:20 Free time
11/21 9:00-12:20 Culture & Gourmet Sushi Workshop Experience
You will definitely enjoy making sushi, the most famous Japanese fool in the world.
sushi
11/22 9:00-12:20 Free time

Week 3 November 25 ~ November 29

Date Lessons Activities in the afternoon
11/25 9:00-12:20 Culture Hakata Dolls
Hakata dolls are one of the traditional crafts in Fukuoka. You can experience decorating a Hakata doll.
Hakata Dolls
11/26 9:00-12:20 Free time
11/27 9:00-12:20 Culture & Gourmet Cooking Japanese Cuisine
You can experience cooking Japanese home cooked dishes which is now recognized healthy in the world.
Cooking Japanese Cuisine
11/28 9:00-12:20 Free time
11/29 9:00-12:20 Culture Nanzoin Temple
You will be amazed at one of the world’s largest bronze statue of reclining buddha.
Nehanzou

Week 4 December 2 ~ December 6

Date Lessons Activities in the afternoon
12/2 9:00-12:20 Free time
12/3 9:00-12:20 Culture & Gourmet Cooking Ramen
Enjoy cooking Ramen, widely known as the specialty of Fukuoka.
Cooking Ramen
12/4 9:00-12:20 Free time
12/5 9:00-12:20 Culutre Fukuoka Tower
Enjoy amazing scenery from Japan’s tallest beach tower and enjoy walking around Momochi area.
Fukuoka Tower
12/6 One-Day Bus Trip to Itoshima: Enjoy delicious fresh sea food.
January 2020 program schedule will be coming up very soon!
February 2020 program schedule will be coming up very soon!
March 2020 program schedule will be coming up very soon!

School Activity Report

Curriculum and Learning Contents

Designed for learners who want to study everyday conversation in Japanese. Focus on speaking listening and pronunciation. Learners will build their vocabulary, and can speak Japanese using correct grammar.  Includes activities designed for experiencing Japanese culture. Provides more opportunities for communication with the Japanese people.

Beginner to Advanced Beginner class : The textbook is mainly focused on daily conversation.
Intermediate to High Intermediate class : This textbook is mainly focused on conversation and lots of Japanese useful phrases.

Level Contents Goals
Beginner
to
Advanced
Beginner
  • Classroom phrases/Greeting
  • Number/Shopping/Time/Date/Day
  • Introduce yourself
  • Daily Conversation
  • Various Questions and Answers
  • Basic nouns / Basic Verbs / Basic Adjective
  • Hiragana / Katakana / Kanji
  • Vocabulary

  • Textbook:
    (Bunka Syokyu NihongoⅠ)
  • Use expressions frequently encountered in daily life in Japan.
  • Write and read all hiragana and katakana.
  • Write and read some kanji.
  • Use appropriate words for the right situation. 

Beginner textbook

Intermediate
  • Introduce yourself / ‣Instructions
  • Invitation / declined
  • Encouragement / ‣share a topic
  • Daily Conversation
  • leave a message on the phone
  • Description of symptoms
  • Description of the situation
  • Inquiry / favor / complaining / apologies / suggestion

  • Textbook:
    (会話に挑戦!中級前期からの日本語ロールプレイ)
  • Use expressions frequently encountered in daily life in Japan.
  • Use appropriate words and phrases for the right situation.
  • Read and write some kanji.

Intermediate textbook

Placement tests (oral and written) will be given to the student on the first day of the program in order to assign the student to the appropriate class level.

Program Fee

The following total price includes class tuition fee, textbooks, school activity fee, accommodations and airport pick-up service.

Duration
Accommodations


Program Fee
Class Tuition Language & Cultural Activities $ -
Accmmodations $ -
Airport Pick-up $ -
Total $ -

Please note : Airport Pick-up Service

* Pick-up service is available at Fukuoka airport at 9:00am to 6:00pm only.

* If you arrive in Fukuoka after 6:00 pm, please book a hotel near the airport. We will pick you up at the hotel the following day.

* If you choose home-stay option, pick-up service is available for 24 hours.

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