Japanese school in Tokyo: Genki Japanese and Culture School

From 54000.- JPY
approx 373.- GBP
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Key points

  • Ideal school location in a lively district
  • Tranquillity and high quality teaching
  • Multifaceted city with a mix of tradition and modernity
  • Unlimited entertainment options and cultural discoveries

The school

Levels
Beginner to Intermediate
School size
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Accommodation
Guest house, Host family, Private apartment
Disabled access
Disabled access at school
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
16 years
Average age
23 years
Nationality mix
United States, United Kingdom, France, etc..
ratings
83 authentic opinions

Our partner school offers you the chance to learn Japanese in the heart of Tokyo! The Shinjuku train station is just a few minutes’ walk away, and the surrounding streets are lined with shops and attractions. The school is located in Tokyo's entertainment district with views of the iconic Hanazono Shrine, a mid-17th century Shinto sanctuary. Specifically designed for foreign students, the academic programme mainly focuses on communication. The course centre offers unexpected peacefulness in this lively neighbourhood and is home to 6 bright classrooms equipped with audio/video learning material. Other facilities include a student lounge, a library and a study room. With its outstanding facilities, the school is the ideal setting for a Japanese course for international students from around the world!

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Included in the price

  • Level and needs assessment
  • Welcome activity
  • Use of study centre
  • End-of-course report and certificate
  • Activity programme

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Standard course

Beginner to Intermediate, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From JPY 54000.-
(about GBP 373.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Intermediate
Students/class
max. 9
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:30-13:10

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Guest house, single room, no meals
1
54000
2
86500
169560
136000
3
119000
233840
183500
4
151500
298120
231000
6
216500
426680
326000
8
281500
555240
421000
12
411500
812360
611000
16
541500
1069480
801000
24
801500
1583720
1181000
All prices are in JPY.   JPY 1 ≈ GBP 0.01   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates Beginner
07.01 / 04.02 / 04.03 / 01.04 / 07.05 / 03.06 / 17.06 / 01.07 / 16.07 / 05.08 / 19.08 / 02.09 / 07.10 / 05.11 / 02.12.2019
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 14.01 / 11.02 / 21.03 / 29.04 / 03.05 / 06.05 / 15.07 / 12.08 / 16.09 / 23.09 / 14.10 / 04.11 / 23.12.2019

Complete beginners: students must memorise the hiragana alphabet before they start the course

For "Japanese + traditional culture" and "Japanese + pop culture"
Activities will take place on Saturday

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start before 21:00
Departure: Sunday following course end

Conversation course

Elementary to Intermediate, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From JPY 64000.-
(about GBP 442.-)
Lessons
25 of 50 minutes
(20 general + 5 conversation)
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Elementary to Intermediate
Students/class
max. 9
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:30-13:10 + 1 hour to be specified

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Guest house, single room, no meals
1
64000
2
106500
189560
156000
3
149000
263840
213500
4
191500
338120
271000
6
276500
486680
386000
8
361500
635240
501000
12
531500
932360
731000
16
701500
1229480
961000
24
1041500
1823720
1421000
All prices are in JPY.   JPY 1 ≈ GBP 0.01   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates Beginner
07.01 / 04.02 / 04.03 / 01.04 / 07.05 / 03.06 / 17.06 / 01.07 / 16.07 / 05.08 / 19.08 / 02.09 / 07.10 / 05.11 / 02.12.2019
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 14.01 / 11.02 / 21.03 / 29.04 / 03.05 / 06.05 / 15.07 / 12.08 / 16.09 / 23.09 / 14.10 / 04.11 / 23.12.2019

Complete beginners: students must memorise the hiragana alphabet before they start the course

For "Japanese + traditional culture" and "Japanese + pop culture"
Activities will take place on Saturday

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start before 21:00
Departure: Sunday following course end

Course + traditional culture

Beginner to Intermediate, 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 week(s)
1 week(s) - From JPY 64000.-
(about GBP 442.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes
+ 6h. traditional culture
Course duration
1 / 2 / 3 / 4 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Intermediate
Students/class
max. 9
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:30-13:10 + Saturday 09:00 / 10:00-16:00 / 17:00 (activities)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Guest house, single room, no meals
1
64000
2
106500
189560
156000
3
149000
263840
213500
4
191500
338120
271000
All prices are in JPY.   JPY 1 ≈ GBP 0.01   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates Beginner
07.01 / 04.02 / 04.03 / 01.04 / 07.05 / 03.06 / 17.06 / 01.07 / 16.07 / 05.08 / 19.08 / 02.09 / 07.10 / 05.11 / 02.12.2019
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 14.01 / 11.02 / 21.03 / 29.04 / 03.05 / 06.05 / 15.07 / 12.08 / 16.09 / 23.09 / 14.10 / 04.11 / 23.12.2019

Complete beginners: students must memorise the hiragana alphabet before they start the course

For "Japanese + traditional culture" and "Japanese + pop culture"
Activities will take place on Saturday

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start before 21:00
Departure: Sunday following course end

Course + Pop culture

Beginner to Intermediate, 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 week(s)
1 week(s) - From JPY 64000.-
(about GBP 442.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes
+ 6h. pop culture
Course duration
1 / 2 / 3 / 4 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Intermediate
Students/class
max. 9
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:30-13:10 + Saturday 09:00 / 10:00-16:00 / 17:00 (activities)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Guest house, single room, no meals
1
64000
2
106500
189560
156000
3
149000
263840
213500
4
191500
338120
271000
All prices are in JPY.   JPY 1 ≈ GBP 0.01   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates Beginner
07.01 / 04.02 / 04.03 / 01.04 / 07.05 / 03.06 / 17.06 / 01.07 / 16.07 / 05.08 / 19.08 / 02.09 / 07.10 / 05.11 / 02.12.2019
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 14.01 / 11.02 / 21.03 / 29.04 / 03.05 / 06.05 / 15.07 / 12.08 / 16.09 / 23.09 / 14.10 / 04.11 / 23.12.2019

Complete beginners: students must memorise the hiragana alphabet before they start the course

For "Japanese + traditional culture" and "Japanese + pop culture"
Activities will take place on Saturday

Arrival: Sunday prior to course start before 21:00
Departure: Sunday following course end

Options/Extras

One-to-one course (per lesson) (not available in June/July/August) 6500 JPY
Extra night (Guest House) 2150 JPY
Extra night with host family, half board 4540 JPY
Extra night in a private apartment 4000 JPY
Supplement Course high season (per wk.) (01.07-31.08.2019) 3250 JPY
Airport transfer (on arrival) (before 20:00 (Public transport)
Compulsory (under 18 y.o.)
25000 JPY

Other accommodation options

Private apartment, single room, no meals ((18+))

Course info

100% authentic opinions

These students attended a course in this school through ESL – Language studies abroad and their evaluation has been checked. Students' opinions don't necessarily correspond to those of ESL – Language studies abroad, but reflect the individual experience of those participants. This is meant to provide you with further information about this school.

4.3/5
Overall rating

96% of students recommending this school

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83 students gave their opinion about this school

43 years old - Germany
/ 5
2 weeks, September – October 2018
Value for money (3 / 5)
Destination (3.3 / 5)
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School (4 / 5)
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Teaching (3.3 / 5)
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Accommodation (5 / 5) (Other)
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19 years old - France
/ 5
8 weeks, June – August 2018
Value for money (4 / 5)
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School (4.3 / 5)
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Accommodation (4.8 / 5) ()
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20 years old - Italy
/ 5
2 weeks, August – September 2018
Value for money (4 / 5)
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Accommodation (4.8 / 5) (Host family)
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29 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
2 weeks, August – September 2018
Value for money (5 / 5)
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30 years old - Italy
/ 5
3 weeks, August 2018
Value for money (5 / 5)
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29 years old - Italy
/ 5
3 weeks, August 2018
Value for money (4 / 5)
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School (4 / 5)
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Teaching (4 / 5)
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Accommodation (2 / 5) (Other)
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Leisure (4 / 5)
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20 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
Sehr gute Schule. Erfahrene, kompetente Lehrer und eine angenehme Atmosphäre. Mein persönlicher Favorit der Schule waren die Ausflüge zum Thema traditionelle Kultur.
3 weeks, August 2018
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
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School (4.5 / 5)
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Teaching (4.3 / 5)
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Leisure (5 / 5)
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Do you think you've made progress?
« Ja. Durch den ausschliesslich japanischen Unterricht kann man sich komplett darauf konzentrieren und die Sprache natürlich lernen, anstatt zu übersetzen. »
School highlights
« Gute Atmosphäre, effizientes Lernen. »
Top tips
« Shinjuku, insbesonere der Hochhaus-Distrikt, Tokyo Tower »
21 years old - France
/ 5
4 weeks, July – August 2018
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
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School (4.3 / 5)
School location
School facilities
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Teaching (4.7 / 5)
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Accommodation (4.7 / 5) (Residence)
Bedroom
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36 years old - Austria
/ 5
Tokyo ist eine tolle Stadt, es war nur ziemlich heiss - das war ob der Jahreszeit aber keine Ueberraschung. Klein aber zumindest sauber und in einer ruhigen Gegend. Leider sind die Waende sehr duenn und man kann nur hoffen ruhige Nachbarn zu haben. Ausfluege waren super organisiert und es war immer nett und abwechslungsreich. Mehr waere nett zB am Sonntag aber ich versteh schon dass die Schule auch mal einen freien Tag hat ;)
3 weeks, July – August 2018
Value for money (4 / 5)
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School (4 / 5)
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Teaching (4.3 / 5)
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Accommodation (4 / 5) (Other)
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Leisure (3.3 / 5)
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School highlights
« Man hat sich um wirklich jedes Problemchen schnell und sehr freundlich gekuemmert. »
Top tips
« In der Genki Schule unbedingt Conversation Class machen bzw. diese dazubuchen um dort wirklich das Sprechen und Hoeren zu ueben. In der normalen Klasse kommt das manchmal etwas zu kurz. »
17 years old - Germany
/ 5
Die Gastfamilie war absolut super (10 Sterne). Sie waren hilfsbereit, gesellig und großzügig. Ich hatte großes Glück, eine so tolle Familie bekommen zu haben.
4 weeks, June – July 2018
Value for money (2 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
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School (3.5 / 5)
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Teaching (2.3 / 5)
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Accommodation (5 / 5) (Host family)
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Meals
Leisure (3.7 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
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Host family
If you choose to stay with a local family, you’ll have the chance to dive into the Japanese culture and discover the habits of this unique and welcoming population. You’ll stay in a single room, share the bathroom with the family members and benefit from half-board or breakfast only. Bed linen and towels are provided. The families usually live 45-60 minutes from the school by public transport. Have an incredible experience in Tokyo!

Private Guesthouse
Together with other international students or locals, you'll live in an apartment or a house located about a 40-minute commute from the school. You'll stay in a single bedroom equipped with simple furniture, and other rooms (kitchen, bathroom, etc.) are shared. Bed linen is provided but bath towels are not. This option offers independence and the opportunity to explore Tokyo as you please!

Private apartment
Offering similar comfort to that of a hotel room, this option is, however, more affordable. Bookings are made by the week. The single bedrooms are ensuite and include a lounge area and a kitchenette. Please bring your bath towels (bed linen provided). Most private apartments are located in the centre of Tokyo.

Dormitory / shared bedroom
With this option, 2 to 6 international students or local people share a room equipped with bunk beds, desks and chairs. The kitchen, bathroom and other common rooms are shared. Bedlinen is provided on site but you must bring your own bath towels. This option offers little privacy but allows for great encounters with participants from all over the world. It will take you approx. 40 minutes by public transport to go to the school. Prices and information on request.

In Tokyo, you don’t have to choose between shopping in cutting edge commercial centres or visits to traditional, peaceful monuments. The city has both. Along with a very wide choice of leisure options and places to discover.
The Meiji sanctuary, the Imperial Palace, the authentic Asakusa district or Inokashira Park give you an insight into the impressive gap between modernity and tradition which defines Japan and its capital city so well. Every week, the school offers a cultural programme which will allow you to learn more about Japanese calligraphy, pottery, cuisine and flower decorations. Together with students from all over the world, you will explore the richness and subtleties of this age-old, mysterious culture.

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Special offers
Save on your course in Japan

Save on your course in Japan

Book a standard course at one of our Genki partner schools in Tokyo or Fukuoka and take advantage of the following special offer: 
 
- Book 24 course weeks and pay JPY 590,000 
- Book 40 course weeks and pay JPY 990,000
 
Conditions: 
- The course must start on one of the following specific dates: 07.01, 01.04, 01.07, 29.07 or 07.10.2019. The starting date on 01.07 is available for the 24-week course only. 
- These special prices include both the registration fee and course material fee. 
- Students must be eligible to receive a visa waiver or long-term visa for Japan. Contact us for more information. 

To find out more or take advantage of this offer, please get in touch with our customer service team.

Published on 15.09.2018

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