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Genki Japanese & Culture School:
Genki Japanese & Culture School (GenkiJACS) was created to be one of the first Japanese Schools in Japan teaching communicative Japanese for everyday life, rather than academic Japanese for higher education. All aspects of our schools in Fukuoka and Tokyo are organized around this central philosophy.

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Intensive Japanese Courses (2 Weeks)

Standard Japanese:

Photo of Japanese Courses for International Students in JapanYou 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 to speak Japanese, and you will be fluent before you know it!

Our Standard Course uses interesting and modern materials and activities to focus on improving your Japanese speaking ability in a way that gives you the flexibility to adapt to new situations. Small group classes offer a full range of useful and exciting activities at a reasonable cost. That is probably why it is our most popular course. 

10 Grammar Lessons and 10 Practice Lessons a Week.

Japanese and Conversation:
This course build on the Standard Course by adding five extra-small group lessons per week focusing on specialized, communicative Japanese, current affairs, and vocabulary that can be hard to cover in the standard classes, giving you the tools you need to actually communicate in daily life with Japanese people. 

10 Grammar Lessons and 10 Practice Lessons a Week + 5 Conversational Classes

Japanese and Traditional Culture: 
Are you interested in Japanese culture? This course offers you the opportunity to learn about the culture while learning the language, and the chance to participate in it with other Japanese people.

You will learn topics such as kimono-wearing, pottery, tea ceremony, calligraphy, zen meditation Japanese cookery, martial arts such as aikido, katana sword fighting, religion, customs and more!

10 Grammar Lessons and 10 Practice Lessons a Week + 3 Two- Hour Cultural Lessons

Japanese and Pop Culture:

Image of Japanese Courses for International Students in JapanThis combines the best of our fun excursions to local pop culture hotspots, and Japanese study using manga, anime and music.

You will attend cosplay events, learn how to draw your own manga, and much, much more! You`ll also learn modern Japanese slang, and master the intricacies of Japanese youth culture.

10 Grammar Lessons and 10 Practice Lessons a Week + 3 Two-Hour Pop Culture lessons

Long Term Course (6 months)
Our long-term study course is the perfect way to start your life in Japan! Study with GenkiJACS for 6-12 months. If you don't need a student visa, you can take this course at either our Tokyo or Fukuoka branch. Student visas are available in Fukuoka, and only valid for study of 12 months.

Student Visa Course (1 Year)
The student visa lets you stay in Japan for a year or more, and allows you to work part time while you study. The student visa application is quite difficult, but GenkiJACS can complete most of the process for you and provides support in English for any parts you have to do. We are here to make it easy for you! 

There are, however, certain requirements, including academic and attendance. You have to pass your regular tests and have attendance higher than 80% in order for your visa to be valid. 

The course is booked and paid in advance all in one or in instalments.  You will have 20 class hours per week - two classes focusing on grammar and two classes focusing on applying your skills to real-world situations. Classes have a maximum of 8 students, by far the smallest of any accredited Japanese school and focus on communication skills for daily life, rather than academic Japanese.

The course has 2 intakes each year: April, and October. The student visa application also has very strict deadlines:

Start Date: April - Application Deadline: November 20 of the previous year.
Start Date: October - Application Deadline: May 20 

1 Year Student Visa course is only available at Beginner 0, Beginner 1 and 2 levels. 

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Address: Hakataekihigashi 1-16-23, Hakata-Ku, 812-0013, Fukuoka, Japan
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2022-04-20 were from:

Dubai, UAE; jilin province jilin city, China; Cebu City, Philippines; delhi, India; and more.
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