Blog and Student Reviews

Japanese Gap Year Course

Brett Smithson 12 weeks Japanese course/Okazaki Academic Term programme The course was actually very similar to what I had expected. However considering that it is an intensive learning course I had not expected it to be so much fun! I felt the Japanese only system in the lessons is equally good and bad. It does […]

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Japanese Gap Year in Japan

Kathryn Lydon 24 weeks Japanese language course Academic Term Programme Okazaki I had expected something similar to the French lessons I used to receive at school! Therefore, my linguistic expectations were not particularly high – I hoped, rather than expected, to gain a rough comprehension of conversations and situations around me. I did not expect […]

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Japanese language course

Cheryl 12 week Japanese course Standard Programme  Okazaki First impressions (after one week in Okazaki) Since I’ve studied Japanese for 5 years at home, I wanted to be able to speak it more fluently and coming to Japan is the best way to do that.  I also think it’s better to know more about Japan […]

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Learning Japanese from scratch

Richard 60 weeks Japanese language course Academic Term Course  Okazaki Q: What is it like starting at zero level. People considering a course want to know exactly how the teachers deliver the program using the direct method when a student has no background in the language, but what is it like sitting in the classroom […]

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