For foreigners

Useful Japanese for Work-Japanese Corporate
Culture and Customs-

10-hour course/20-hour course

The aim of these courses is to teach corporate culture and customs in Japan and the mindset of Japanese people, as well as to instill an awareness of manners while studying vocabulary and expressions that are indispensable for working in Japan. The course can be taken either online or in the classroom.

10-hour course20-hour course
Time 2 hours × 5 times
*Other arrangements are also possible; please consult us.
2 hours × 10 times
* Other arrangements are also possible; please consult us.
Target This course is designed for people in their first to third years of working for a Japanese company or for people intending to work at a Japanese company.
Japanese Proficiency Applicants should have passed N3 or higher on the Japanese Language Proficiency Test, or the same level, though this is negotiable.
Methods Classes and group work are conducted in Japanese.
Materials "Useful Japanese for Work: Japanese Corporate Culture and Customs," prepared by Japan International Cooperation Center
Style Online (Zoom) / Classroom style

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50-hour course for beginners

This is a beginner's level course.
You will learn Japanese corporate culture, customs and manners while studying basic expressions and vocabulary used in a work setting.
The course is designed to teach the basic structure of the Japanese language and to facilitate autonomous learning even after completion of the course.

50-hour course
Time 2.5 hours × 20 times
* Other arrangements are also possible; please consult us.
Syllabus
Target Those who have just started studying Japanese, those at the beginner's level, and those with work experience in Japan (including part-time jobs)
Methods Classes and group work are conducted in Japanese.
Materials "Japanese for Work," compiled by Japan International Cooperation Center and published by Learn-S Co., Ltd.
Reading/
writing
Focusing on reading hiragana characters
Style Online (Zoom) / Classroom style

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Examples of class contents

ContentsSubjects covered in the class
Dealing with requests/
instructions
Learn basic expressions for reporting, communication, consulting and confirmation, and understand their importance.
Dealing with schedule irregularities Learn how to report delays, leaving work early, and absences from work in the flow of conversation.
Telephone skills (internal/
external lines)
Learn expressions used on the phone and the differences between expressions used on internal lines and those used on external lines.

[Option]"Self-study techniques for passing the JLPT levels N2 and N3: a course for busy people"

This course teaches students how to make an effective study plan for passing levels N2 and N3 on the Japanese Language Proficiency Test and how to study in accordance with the plan.

 [Option]"Self-study techniques for passing the JLPT levels N2 and N3: a course for busy people"
Time 1 hour × 3 times
Individual consultation with teacher 30 mins. × 1 time
Target Those who are trying to pass JLPT N2/N3 and those who would like to raise their Japanese level
Methods lecture + self-study by e-learning system + private consultation (once)
Style Online (Zoom) / Classroom style

* We can create a custom-made course according to your requests and goals. Please contact us if the courses above do not meet your requirements.

Contact information as to “General support for working with foreign human resources”

Japanese Language Education Division, International Cooperation Promotion Department, JICE

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日本語版リーフレットPDF ダウンロードはこちら

Click here to download the leaflet PDF (Japanese version)