Why choose Yokoso Japan Association?

Simple.

Instead of listing out available positions and leaving it up to you to do all the application process, we do the placement for you. You send us your resume and cover letter and we will do an initial interview and go through an initial screening process. We will find out where you want to live and then based on that information, begin searching for a job for you. Once we've found a potential employer, we will organise the Skype interview dates and times with the employer for you and all you need to do is dial in. After you have been hired, we will help you with the visa application to get you over to Japan and ready for work as soon as you would like to go.

No Visa? No problem.

Many job listings require you to be physically living in Japan and have an active working visa status. With us, we will help you apply for the visa from your home country. You do not need to have an active visa and you do not need to be living in Japan. If you are, don't fret - we can still help place you in a position as well.

Many options

Whether you're looking for a job, or looking for a school, we have many options across the country for you to choose from. If you want to live in the south, we can help. If you want to live in the north, we can help. If you want to live in the Tokyo area, we can definitely help. Scroll down a little to the contact area and let's get the conversation started.

THE FAST TRACK TO JAPAN

Let us know what you want to do and where you want to go.
Then we do the rest.

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Work in Japan:

Teach English

SummaryInformationRequirements日本語

TEACH IN JAPAN

It’s easy. Let us help you take your first step.

英語教師募集!!

teach-english-in-japan

あなたの英語力を生かして、英語の先生になりませんか

We are now accepting applications from native English speakers to fill full-time teaching positions at schools of our partner institution in Japan. Applicants must be enthusiastic about teaching English to children and able to create a fun safe learning environment. teach-english-girl Yokoso Japan Associationでは、日本の英語学校にて学童期の子供たちの先生を募集中です。国籍も性別も様々なスタッフが活躍している職場で、トレーナー職や管理職ポジションもあり、英語教育のキャリアを築きたい方にぴったりです。
We are now accepting applications from native English speakers to fill full-time teaching positions at schools of our partner institution in Japan. Applicants must be enthusiastic about teaching English to children and able to create a fun safe learning environment.

Job Information:

-Contracts are one year long and are extendable.
-Competitive salary and opportunity for bonus.
-Employees work for 9 hours, which includes a 1 hour lunch break, and are expected to work 5 days a week.
-Positions are available across the country. If you receive an interview you may request a specific city or region, but no guarantee that you will be placed there will be made.
-Approximate departure window: Year round.
-Application process: approx 1-2 months

Benefits

-Housing assistance is available.
-Visa sponsorship available
-Transportation Allowance
-3 weeks paid training
-Japanese classes provided
-No need to currently reside in Japan
Successful applicants:

-Are native English or bilingual English-Japanese speakers
-Have completed at least 4 years of post-secondary education and hold a bachelors degree or higher
-Have energy and enjoy working with children
-Hold a valid passport and meet all the requirements for immigration to Japan
-TEFL, TESOL, CELTA, or equivalent certification is preferred but not necessary

Responsibilities:

-Teaching natural English to children ages 3-12.
-Ready to take on challenges such as organizing and carrying out events
-Able to work as part of a team
「幼児教育」+「英語環境」を 一緒に創っていける仲間を募集しています。

雇用先は弊社と提携のある日本の英語学校(子供向けの教室や幼稚園など)にご紹介します。
ネイティブスピーカーの先生と共に子供たちの成長を応援しましょう!

・雇用形態:現在のポジションでは契約社員の形となりますが、将来的に正社員登用あり
・勤務時間:9:00~20:30 (シフト制実働8時間)2つのシフトで勤務
・試用期間:1~2か月
・昇給 各種保険あり 社会保険完備
・休日及び休暇:土・日・祝日、他長期休暇あり(年間休日120日)
  ※教室によってイベントなど土曜出社の場合あり
・福利厚生: 交通費全額支給、制服貸与
・勤務地:首都圏を中心とした各教室

*日常会話レベルの英語力要(TESOLなどの資格有利)
*子供が好きな元気な方

Yokoso Japan Associationへの応募:

・応募書類の提出:英文のResumeとCover Letterをフォームによりお送りください。
・Yokoso Japan Associationにて面談:Vancouverの近郊であれば弊社にて、日本であれば東京のOfficeにて、またはSkypeにて
・弊社の推薦の形で提携会社に応募書類送信
・雇用先となる会社との面接のアレンジ(帰国前から就活ができます)
・提携会社との面接(日本にて、またはSkypeにて)

ご質問などございましたら、いつでもお問い合わせお願いします。

Hospitality & Tourism

SummaryAdmin AssistantFront Desk AgentKitchen Hand / Line CookGuest Services

WORK IN HOKKAIDO

It’s easy. Let us help you take your first step.

北海道で働く!!

Hospitality and Tourism

国際色豊な職場環境です!

Have you ever thought about working at a famous Ski Resort? Do you know about the beautiful food, scenery and powder snow in Hokkaido? Multiple positions at the resort are available! Take a look at the tabs above. When you’re ready, apply on the right side.
Snow scene 美しい景色にグルメな食事、パウダースノウで楽しむ人々_世界でも有名な北海道のスキーリゾートで働きませんか?Yokosoではリゾート運営会社の各ポジションのスタッフを募集しています。英語ができる方大歓迎です!

Admin Assistant
アドミン・アシスタント

English Job Description

日本語の仕事内容

Front Desk
フロント

Location: Niseko, Japan
Employment Period: Early November 2017 to late March 2018
Work Experience: 1-2years
Salary range: JPY 1200 per hour
Required: Working holiday visa
日本人のご応募も待っています!

The Front Desk team are the face of the company. As well as offering exceptional customer service, there is also a strong administrative element to this role. We are looking for superstars, ready to take on whatever comes their way with a genuine smile and classy attitude.

They are an international award-winning property specialist delivering luxury accommodation in Niseko, Japan. In 2014, the flagship hotel The Vale Niseko was awarded the World’s Best Ski Boutique Hotel at The World Ski Awards. Additional accolades include an IAIR award for Best Company for Leadership – Property Development Japan, and the prestigious 5 Star Award at the International Hotel Awards.

We are seeking friendly English-speaking staff to work on our Front Desk. You must have outstanding customer service skills with a sincere desire for creating a holiday of a lifetime for our Guests. Your responsibility starts from the moment our Guest checks-in, throughout their whole guest journey in resort, and until check-out. You will also ensure the smooth and effective day to day operation of the Front Desk and maintain up to date knowledge of all product, facility, promotional and event activity. With consistently high occupancy rates, there is always something to keep you motivated in this fast paced and dynamic environment.

Whether hospitality is your passion and chosen career, or whether you are simply an exceptional person ready to take on an exciting, new and fun challenge, this is an opportunity of a lifetime to work and play in the snowiest resort on earth, Niseko.

Key Responsibilities:
▪ Welcoming / greeting each guest; demonstrating high quality, approachable eye contact, personalised and professional friendliness at all times
▪ Providing a high standard of intuitive service to exceed guest expectations
▪ Efficient, personalised and friendly Check-ins / Outs
▪ Daily management of guest accounts and records
▪ Making new bookings, changes to bookings and cancellations of bookings for restaurants, ski lessons, rentals etc & ensuring charges are accurately recorded
▪ Pre-checking each booking for accurate arrival and departure bookings as well as ski rental and ski lesson vouchers etc
▪ Promptly attending to guest requests and enquiries
▪ Preparing Guest Arrival packs in a timely manner
▪ To complete the guest’s registration form and ensures all details are accurately recorded
▪ Promote winter resort activities, local area, events and campaigns, provide personalised recommendations, upsell where possible and appropriate
▪ Maintaining the reception / lobby area in immaculate condition including common area bathroom
▪ Communicating effectively with housekeeping to ensure a high level of cleanliness and additional guest requirements are appropriately undertaken
▪ Answering telephone, email and in house guest enquiries
▪ Assisting with carrying luggage where required and place carefully in Guest room as required
▪ Assist with driving / transporting Guests within the village where required
▪ Log / maintains security of Equipment, Keys, Lost and Found Items
▪ Perform other duties as assigned by Management

If you are based from our individual properties, the following also apply:
▪ Ownership of the daily running of the building, with assistance from Management team
▪ Preparing and printing vouchers as well as Guest Arrival packs in a timely manner
▪ Pre-checks of rooms prior to each guest’s arrival to ensure a high standard room set-up and cleanliness
▪ Manage daily filing and checklists
Skill set
▪ People with passion, gusto, and respectful attitudes
▪ Intuition and ability to anticipate guest needs
▪ A genuine interest in skiing, resort activities, restaurants and Japanese culture
▪ A pro-active, positive & professional approach to all duties
▪ A desire to assist our guests to have the best holiday ever
▪ A highly motivated team player with the ability to multi-task
▪ Show initiative, with ability to think on your feet
▪ Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written and both, with guests as well as peers
▪ Able to maintain control and composure in difficult situations
▪ Flexibility, reliability and punctuality
▪ To confidently and informatively recommend personalised guest services matching to each guest’s individual needs
▪ To be knowledgeable and actively promote local and special internal events
▪ Take ownership for assignments, issues or tasks and follow-through to an appropriate resolution
▪ Ability to learn quickly and display a strong interest in gaining knowledge of Hirafu and the surrounding area
▪ Strong attention to detail with ability to record information accurately
▪ Be immaculately presented, and adhere to the Property Grooming Standards (for females this includes – subtle lipstick, hair in neat bun; for males this includes short hair or hair neatly up, and clean, shaven facial hair) – Policy as detailed in Employment Handbook
▪ A valid Japan working holiday visa or working rights

Preferred:
▪ Experience in a high end Front Office / Customer Service role, or hotel environment preferred
▪ Experience working overseas within a culturally diverse team

If based from our individual properties, the following apply:
▪ International Driver’s License
▪ Clear and concise written communication skills to ensure seamless handovers
▪ Would suit those that enjoy working independently assuming ownership and responsibility, whilst still being part of the wider front desk team

Job Benefits
▪ Discounted meals while on shift and other benefits
▪ Comprehensive Training and Induction program
▪ Famils to some of the most popular restaurants in Niseko
▪ High quality brand uniforms
▪ Recognition program for your talents and contribution
▪ The opportunity to make a difference to every customer
▪ Working in a friendly and successful team environment
▪ Subsidised accommodation within 5 to 15 minutes walking distance to work
▪ Access to subsidised car rental
▪ Access to lift passes (conditions apply)
▪ Discounts to some resort services and winter activities
▪ Possibility of sponsorship for the top performers with specific skill sets (each year we sponsor about 5 seasonal staff – must meet sponsor requirements)

Applications are being accepted for the 2017 season.

 

Kitchen Hand / Line Cook
ラインクック

Location: Niseko, Japan
Employment Period: Mid/late November, 2017 to mid / late March, 2018
Work Experience: 1-2years
Salary range: JPY 1,100JPY – 1,300JPY per hour
Required: Working holiday visa
日本人のご応募も待っています!

Seeking enthusiastic Kitchen Hands / Cooks with a commitment to customer service, to join our dedicated team in the kitchen and contribute to the dining experience for our Customers. You will assist with cleaning the kitchen, preparing meals throughout the day, and respond positively to special occasion requests, whilst always maintaining a high standard of preparation.

Vale Bar & Grill
Located inside award-winning hotel The Vale Niseko, The VBG is open to the public, offering a Western fusion a la carte breakfast, lunch and dinner menu. The restaurant can handle 60 covers, and service runs from 7am-11pm daily. Service is prompt, professional and personalised – skiers are keen to eat a hearty breakfast before first lifts, lunch service is intense and fast paced, and a particularly high quality of food and personalised service is paramount for a dinner experience that delivers the perfect end to a day in powder heaven. Employees of The VBG are a big part of upholding the luxury standards that The Vale Niseko is famous for, and we require a high standard of presentation, service, and professionalism from all our staff.

Tamashii
Tamashii is the place to be on the après scene! This fun and energetic bar and restaurant is open for lunch and dinner daily from 11am-midnight. The drinks menu offers everything from coffee to cocktails, and guests can enjoy free darts, pool, live sport, music and guest DJs on selected nights. Whilst Tamashii is predominantly a busy bar located on the main streets of Hirafu, its reputation for hearty pub grub is increasingly becoming popular, especially amongst the locals. Tamashii is always crowded during peak season, so we need strong team players who are flexible, adaptable and not afraid to get their hands dirty!

Key Responsibilities:
▪ Producing consistently high quality food across daily operations
▪ Ensuring that preparation, presentation and service is carried out promptly and to required standards
▪ Maintaining appropriate stock levels and conducting stocktakes
▪ Demonstrated experience in delivery of western fusion cuisine
▪ Ensure that Customers are served within the effective and timely manner
▪ Maintain a high level of professionalism whilst within the workplace
▪ Liaise effectively with Front of House on special requests or delayed meals
▪ Cleaning and maintenance of operating equipment
▪ Maintain standards of hygiene for food handling and presentation
▪ Perform other duties as assigned by Management

Skill set:
▪ Minimum of 1 year of experience in a commercial kitchen, preferably in a pub or restaurant environment
▪ Knowledge of food preparation, production and presentation
▪ Ability to maintain a clean kitchen and to comply with all health and safety obligations
▪ Ability to work within a fast paced environment and adapt quickly to the changing needs
▪ A passion for customer service along with a strong desire to achieve goals & target
▪ Flexible to work various shifts including public holidays and weekends
▪ A high standard of work ethic and attention to detail
▪ An ability to foster team spirit with a positive attitude
▪ A passion for the food and hospitality industry

Job Benefits:
▪ One free staff meal and one free non-alcoholic beverage whilst working a full shift
▪ Uniforms (must bring your own black pants and black shoes)
▪ Training & Induction program
▪ Recognition for your talents and contribution
▪ The opportunity to make a difference to every customer
▪ Working in a friendly team environment
▪ Subsidised accommodation
▪ Access to subsidised car rental
▪ Discounts to some resort services and winter activities

Applications are being accepted for the 2017 season.

 

Guest Services Representative
ゲストサービス

Location: Niseko, Japan
Employment Period: Early November 2017 to late March 2018
Work Experience: 1-2years
Salary range: JPY 1200 per hour
Required: Working holiday visa
日本人のご応募も待っています!

A role that is enjoyable as it is diverse, our GSR Reps help with everything from front desk duties to lighting up fireplaces. They are often the first “touchpoint” to welcome our Guests and do everything possible t o fulfil our guest requests.

They are an international award-winning property specialist delivering luxury accommodation in Niseko, Japan. In 2014, the flagship hotel The Vale Niseko was awarded the World’s Best Ski Boutique Hotel at The World Ski Awards. Additional accolades include an IAIR award for Best Company for Leadership – Property Development Japan, and the prestigious 5 Star Award at the International Hotel Awards.

Niseko’s leading luxury accommodation provider is look for charming, confident, and internationally minded people who do all they can to exceed guest expectations. We believe that our superior, understated service and outstanding facilities are important but what makes us truly different is the genuine interest we show in our guests and how we make them feel special. From the initial contact at Guest check in to the guests departure, the Guest Service Representative should handle all guests requests efficiently, courteously and professionally ensuring a high standard of service is maintained at all times.

Whether hospitality is your passion and chosen career, or whether you are simply an exceptional person ready to take on an exciting, new and fun challenge, this is an opportunity of a lifetime to work and play in the snowiest resort on earth, Niseko.

Key Responsibilities:
▪ Welcoming / greeting each guest; demonstrating high quality, approachable eye contact, personalised and professional friendliness at all times
▪ Provide intuitive service to the customer by anticipating their needs
▪ Apply problem solving and quick thinking to create ultimate holiday experiences for guests with the highest level of customer service
▪ Respond to Guest requests promptly, efficiently & courteously during check-in, check-out & throughout their stay
▪ Carry luggage and place carefully in Guest rooms
▪ Provide in-room Guest check-ins and explain room features and equipment
▪ Pickup / Dropoffs and transporting Guests within the village
▪ Carry skis for Guests, particularly Guests with children
▪ Undertake and take ownership of daily tasks in a timely manner
▪ Promote winter resort activities, local area, events and special promotions
▪ Promote hotel / property facilities through sound product knowledge
▪ Ensure cleanliness of outlets and surrounding areas,
▪ Maintain the reception /lobby area to ensure it is always in immaculate condition including common area bathroom
▪ Operate switchboard to direct calls, give information and to take messages as necessary
▪ Follow in-house procedures to help ensuring the security of guests and employees
▪ Rotating shift of snow clearing property entrances and balconies
▪ Onsen cleaning may be required
▪ Be knowledgeable in all facilities and local area
▪ Log / maintain security of Equipment, Keys, Lost and Found Items
▪ Assisting in times of guest emergencies / injuries and communicating with Reception and the relevant departments
▪ Maintaining up to date information on snow / wind conditions, lift status and being knowledgable on local mountain
▪ Undertaking a critical role in service recovery, and doing everything possible to turn any Guest experience into a positive one within company guidelines
▪ Respectfully and actively driving guest feedback for continual improvement
▪ Ability to quickly and comprehensively learn the operating equipment of guest rooms including TV / universal remote control and troubleshoot appropriately
▪ Covering Ski Boot Room duties from time to time
▪ Providing clear hand-overs to peers in order to ensure seamless operations
▪ Maintaining the reception / lobby area in immaculate condition including common area bathroom
▪ Assisting Front Desk and Concierge departments during busy periods or where required
▪ Performing other duties as assigned by Management

Skill set:
▪ International Drivers License is a must
▪ People with passion, gusto, and respectful attitudes
▪ Intuition and ability to anticipate guest needs
▪ A genuine interest in skiing, resort activities, restaurants and Japanese culture
▪ A Pro-active, positive & professional approach
▪ A desire to assist our guests and visitors to have the best holiday ever
▪ A highly motivated team player with the ability to multi-task
▪ Show initiative, with ability to think on your feet
▪ Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written and both, with guests as well as peers
▪ Able to maintain control and composure in difficult situations
▪ Flexibility, reliability and punctuality
▪ To confidently and informatively recommend personalised guest services matching to each guest’s individual needs
▪ To be knowledgeable and promote local and special events
▪ Take ownership for assignments, issues or tasks and follow-through to an appropriate resolution
▪ Ability to learn quickly and display a strong interest in gaining knowledge of Hirafu and the surrounding area
▪ Able to record information accurately
▪ Be immaculately presented, and strictly adhere to the Property Grooming Standards (for females this includes – subtle lipstick, hair in neat bun; for males this includes short hair or hair neatly up, and clean, shaven facial hair) – Policy as detailed in Employment Handbook
▪ A valid Japan working holiday visa or working rights
▪ Any IT, videography, photography skills or exposure are desirable

Job Benefits:
▪ Discounted meals while on shift and other benefits
▪ Comprehensive Training and Induction program
▪ Famils to a few of the most popular restaurants in Niseko
▪ High quality brand uniforms
▪ Recognition program for your talents and contribution
▪ The opportunity to make a difference to every customer
▪ Working in a friendly and successful team environment
▪ Subsidised accommodation within 5 to 15 minutes walking distance to work
▪ Access to subsidised car rental
▪ Access to lift passes (conditions apply)
▪ Discounts to some resort services and winter activities
▪ Possibility of sponsorship for the top performers with specific skill sets (each year we sponsor about 5 seasonal staff – must meet sponsor requirements)

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English日本語

Please upload your cover letter and resume below (required).

Most positions in Japan also require a photo. If you have one, please upload below (optional).


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英文のResumeとCover letterを以下にてアップロードして送ってください。

*We thank all applicants for applying, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
*To be eligible for a work visa (necessary for teaching) you must possess a bachelor's degree or higher.
*To be eligible for a job at the ski resort, you must be able to apply for a Working Holiday Visa.
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Kai Japanese Language School

School Information

Location:Tokyo, Shinjuku Tuition:From ¥440,000 + materials (6 months)

Classes available

General Business Conversation Summer Cultural Senior Customised

About

Kai offers a variety of courses so that everyone can find a program that will meet their individual level and goals. Their general Japanese course is divided into 8 levels, ranging from beginner to advanced, and there is a business Japanese focused course also available. They also offer a flexible practical conversation for those looking to specifically improve their speaking, which can also be taken as part of their summer course. Also available as a summer course is a JLPT prep course for the N1 and N2 exams. They also offer a 2 week “50+” course that mixes Japanese language study with Japanese culture study. More Information
ISI Language College

School Information

Location:Tokyo (x2), Gifu, Nagano Tuition:From ¥385, 000 incl. materials (6 months)

Classes available

General Business University Prep Conversation Customised

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Grad School Prep JoB Finding

About

ISI has a variety of courses to help you develop your Japanese in the direction you want to go, whether you are looking to improve your speaking skills, learn complicated academic Japanese, learn key techniques for operating in a Japanese business setting, or entering a Japanese university. ISI has programs for any purpose. Not only that, with 4 dramatically different schools located in very different areas of Japan, students at ISI can experience multiple facets of Japan and Japanese life while they study. More Information
Shibuya Gai Go Gakuin

School Information

Location:Tokyo, Shibuya Tuition:From ¥172,800 + materials (10 weeks)

Classes available

General Business JLPT Conversation Customised

About

Shibuya Gai-go Gakuin is a language school first and formost, and offers a wide variety of courses to meet your schedule no matter what it is. Whether you want to study intensively for a year, a month, 10 days, or otherwise, they surely have a course that is suitable for you. Furthermore, students at Shibuya Gai-go Gakuin can study Japanese for conversations, to prepare for stringent examinations such as the JLPT N1 test, or business, while simultaneously enjoying a variety of cultural activities like calligraphy, tours, and parties. The experience of studying at Shibuya Gai-go Gakuin is enriching in every way. More Information
Human Academy

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Location:Tokyo, Shinjuku Tuition:From ¥52,100/mo + fees & materials

Classes available

General Business University Prep Conversation Cultural Customised

Optional

Group Lessons

About

Human Academy offers variety. They have 3 Japanese language schools, located in Tokyo, Osaka, and Saga, where you can study general Japanese for short or long term sessions. You can also focus in and learn about specific kinds of Japanese, such as business Japanese or academic Japanese. Besides that, Human Academy allows students to study many other subjects, such as creating manga, hair styling, fashion, and more. More Information
Kyoto Japanese Language Training Center

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Location:Kyoto, Sakyo Tuition:From ¥1,385,000 (tuition)

Classes available

International IT Voice Acting Art & Design Business & Management Computer Science Digital Game & Amusement Engineering for Embedded Systems Information & Communication

About

The Kyoto Japanese Language Training Center is an intensive Japanese langauge school designed to prepare students for entry into Japanese universities, specifically Kyoto Computer Gakuin and Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics, where one can study IT, technology, automation, animation, and more under the instruction of some of the most distinguished names in their industries.Courses at KJLTC can also be taken in conjunction with courses at KCG or KCGI. More Information
Kyoto Institute of Culture and Language

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Location:Kyoto, Sakyo Tuition:From ¥230,000 + materials (3 months)

Classes available

General Business Summer Cultural Customised Seminar Class

Optional

Electives Activities

About

The Kyoto Institute of Culture and Language prides itself on it’s tradition of quality. For it’s more than 40 years of operation, the Institute has provided the kind education you can only get in Kyoto to more than 3,000 students from more than 60 countries around the world. Besides studying Japanese, culture, and other academic pursuits, students of the school have the opportunity to meet and interact with Japanese students from other Kyoto universities and participate in joint activities such as sports events. More Information
GenkiJACS

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Location:Fukuoka, Hakata / Tokyo, Tuition:From ¥32,500/week + materials

Classes available

General Business Conversation Cultural Customised

Optional

Exam Skills Kanji Skills

About

GenkiJACS focuses on teaching practical Japanese, not just classroom Japanese. That means that they offer a wide variety of extracurricular activities, whether you want to experience traditional culture, like tea ceremonies or flower arranging, or you’d prefer to focus on modern Japanese pop culture, like maid cafes or cosplay. GenkiJACS is one of the most flexible schools around, offering weekly class intakes and completely customizable course lengths, whether you want to study for 2-weeks or 6 months. Want to study even longer? There are 1 and 2 year courses available as well! More Information
ICLC Japanese Language Institute

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Location:Naha, Okinawa Tuition:From ¥150,000 + materials (3 months)

Classes available

General Cultural Conversational

About

Imagine studying Japanese in Okinawa, where you are surrounded by the clear sky and beautiful ocean. International Center of Language and Culture (ICLC), offers both short and long-term comprehensive courses in the heart of Okinawa. You will gain priceless opportunities to experience both traditional Japanese culture and unique Okinawan island living while you improve your Japanese communication ability. Of course, learning the Japanese language is important but we would also like you to enjoy life in Okinawa. To make your time on this beautiful island more memorable, ICLC organizes special events throughout the year such as a beach party (BBQ),a speech contest and school trips to local spots. You will never be bored in Okinawa with this school! More Information
NILS Japanese Language School

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Location:Fukuoka Tuition:From $1,700 USD (4 weeks)

Classes available

General Short-Term (4-12 weeks) Long-Term (1-2 years) Kanji Course JLPT Exam Prep

About

NILS offers a wide variety of programs to allow you to study what you want, how you want. Whether you want to study for a short time over the summer or between semesters, or whether you want to dive in a bit deeper and study for a year, a year and a half, or even two years, NILS has got you covered. They have programs for those who want to study culture, programs for those who prefer to focus on academic studies, programs for those aiming to do well on the JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test), programs for those who are planning to enrol in a Japanese university, and more. More Information
Intercultural Institute

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Location:Tokyo, Akihabara Tuition:From 850,000 JPY (1 year)

About

Since establishment in 1977, Intercultural Institute of Japan has been dedicated to meeting the various needs of every person, company, and society in need of Japanese language learning. Our “Japanese teaching projects” develop human resources who can bridge Japan and other countries, and “Japanese teacher training projects” to train professionals in Japanese teaching who can enhance a students’ genuine communication abilities. More Information
Arc Academy

School Information

Location:Tokyo, Shinjuku, Osaka, Kyoto Tuition:From 820,000 JPY (1 year)

About

Multi-nationality, multiculturalism and diversity are the features of this school. As a group of professionals in the Japanese Language education field, they always study the most appropriate programs and lessons materials from the viewpoint of their students, in order to answer in the best way possible to the changes in the world and new needs. The school’s name, ARC, means “bridge to the world”. They do their best to support their students in their post-graduation paths: their dream is to form people, through Japanese language education, who can one day become “connecting bridges” around the world and contribute to society. More Information

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Studynight Benkyoukai in Vancouver

Study Night 勉強会 (Vancouver, Canada)

Every week, in Downtown Vancouver, we get together to exchange Japanese and English. This event is quite casual and we focus on making friends and using the language that we learn each week from activities. Everyone is welcome to bring questions about the language they're learning to ask a native speaker to get a better understanding of the language.

To sign up and join us, please check out the information page: www.yokosojapan.co.jp/studynight

Take a look at the previous Benkyoukai recap and lessons.


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Recent Blog Posts

  • Study Night 139

    Study Night 139

    Hello everyone! It’s me, Akiko reporting on this week’s benkyoukai. Let’s get started!    Before reporting this week’s event, let me tell you about “benkyoukai(勉強会)/ study night.”  Benkyoukai is a language exchange gathering for Japanese learners and English learners. It is held at the JP Canada’s office (#320-890 West Pender) from 5:45pm to 7:00pm every Wednesday. […]Read More »
  • Study Night 138

    Study Night 138

    The topic for this week’s activity was comparison. During our lifetime, we compare millions of things. How would you say these words in Japanese/English? Let’s take a look at examples that came up this week. As English example sentences, I listed these. People who eat less fatty foods are usually healthier. People who do stretch […]Read More »
  • Study Night 137

    Study Night 137

    Hello everyone! It’s me, Akiko. It’s finally getting warm and sunny these days. Do you have any plans for the summer?  Before reporting this week’s event, let me tell you about “benkyoukai(勉強会)/ study night.”  Benkyoukai is a language exchange gathering for Japanese learners and English learners. It is held at the JP Canada’s office (#320-890 […]Read More »

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