Courses
Japanese Course

Course Timetable

Classes are in both the morning and the afternoon in ALA. Both morning and afternoon classes are 4hours a day, Monday to Friday. We will let you know your class time after taking level check interviews.
Students normally study in the same class hour from their enrollment to completion.

Day Morning Class Afternoon Class
Mon - Fri 9:30 - 13:30 13:40 - 17:40
  • ※In principle, the beginners' 1 class is held in the morning in April and October terms. In January and July terms, the beginners' 1 class is held in the afternoon.

Curriculum

A sample of Intermediate class's curriculum

Time Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
9:30-11:00 Intermediate conversation Intermediate conversation Intermediate conversation Intermediate conversation Role playing
11:20-12:30 Newspaper reading VTR/News Grammatical expression Literature reading VTRDrama
12:40-13:30 Newspaper discussion Kanji/Vocabulary Kanji/Vocabulary Kanji/reading VTRDrama

A sample of Advanced class's curriculum

Time Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
13:40-15:10 advanced conversation advanced conversation advanced conversation advanced conversation Business manner
15:30-16:40 Japanese affairs Role playing Discussion Drama Business Japanese conversation
16:50-17:40 reading/Kanji writing/kanji vocabulary/expression/kanji reading/kanji Business writing
  • ※ Role playing, Drama, Discussion, and News contents are replaced by pre

Course Materials

Beginners' level

  • ・GOGAKU RYUUGAKUSEI NO TAMENO NIHONGO I,II

Intermediate/Advanced level

  • ・An Introduction to Advanced Spoken Japanese
  • ・An Integrated Approach to Intermediate Japanese
  • ・Aspects of Japanese Society
  • ・NIHONGO JOUKYUUWASYA HENO MICHI
  • ・DONNA TOKI DOU TSUKAU NIHONGO HYOGEN BUNKEI500

Japanese for business, mature people

  • ・NIHONKIGYO HENO SYUUSYOKU - Business conversation training
    TALKING BUSINESS in Japanese
  • ・Japanese for business
  • ・SYODAN NO TAMENO NIHONGO

Supplementary materials for all levels

  • ・ASAHI SHINBUN, NIHON KEIZAI SHINBUN, other newspapers and magazines
  • ・TV Drama, Film (VTR)
  • ・Novels. Essays, MANGA
Admission Process