Profound language and communication skills are crucial for business in Japan. We offer three types of programs for all students.
In these programs, students learn comprehensive subjects which include: Business Japanese language, business etiquette, and job hunting skills in Japan. While you prepare for a professional life in Japan, you can take advantage of the employment support system at the school provided by a recruitment agency for free. We fully support you and want you to have a successful career in Japan.
- NBJ Business Japanese Program
- Basic Business Japanese Class 16
- Business Japanese Training for Corporate Clients
NBJ Business Japanese Program
This program is designed for those
“Japanese for Job Hunting” (20 hours)
Study how to prepare for
“Japanese for Workplace” (40 hours)
This course will introduce you to the communication skills necessary for interactions with your colleagues and bosses at work. Topics include: ways to respond to your bosses, how to politely ask questions, expressing your gratitude, and etc.
“CBL Community Based Learning” (20 hours)
This course will show you how to work with a team and practice Business Japanese language with Japanese
“BJT (Business Japanese Test) Preparation and Practice” (80 hours)
BJT is the test to evaluate your proficiency in the Business Japanese skills necessary for working in Japan. The class not only prepares you for the
Note 1: The Nisshinkyo Business Japanese Language Program guides foreign students to overcome language and cultural barriers, to acquire enough communication skills to accomplish
Note 2: To complete the NBJ program, you need to be registered in the General Japanese course as well as the subjects mentioned above.
Note 3: BJT (Business Japanese Test) preparation classes are only offered in the April and October terms. Thus, you may not take JLPT preparation classes held in these terms.
In order to determine if you are qualified for the NBJ program, you need to take a proficiency assessment test and an interview before your enrollment. If you already have JLPT N2, you will only need to take the interview.
Those students with proficient conversational skills who wish to enter Level 7 of the General Japanese course: You may complete the NBJ program while you are taking the required subjects in levels 7 and 8.
Those students not yet acquired proficient conversational skills who wish to enter Level 7 of the General Japanese course: First, you need to finish the General Japanese course level 6, and then complete the NBJ program in Level 7 and 8.
Basic Business Japanese Class 16
This class is designed for those whose Japanese proficiency is at an intermediate level, but want to learn Business Japanese expressions and manners necessary for part-time jobs or prepare for future job hunting. The class is an hour a lesson and held twice a week for 8-weeks. You can casually learn business Japanese.
Learn to acquire business basics in a casual setting for 16 hours a semester
- The class is an hour a lesson and is held twice a week for 8-weeks.
- A session contains 16 lessons, but you may reduce it to 8 lessons.
- This class will prepare you for job-hunting. However, it is not the focus of the course.
- Since this is also a popular optional class for General Course, you need to sign up as soon as possible.
*Lower intermediate Japanese skills are required.
Flexible Date and Time
One Term is 8-week long and the lesson is twice a week from 17:30 to 18:30 (60
The class starts 4 times a year.
Basic Business Japanese class contains four sessions.
|2019 Winter||Jan. 29 – Mar. 21||Jan. 22, 18:00||B, D|
|2019 Spring||Apr. 16 – Jun. 13||Apr. 10, 18:00||A, C|
|2019 Summer||Jul. 16 – Sep. 26||Jul. 9, 18:00||B, D|
|2019 Autumn||Oct. 22 – Dec. 12||Oct. 16, 18:00||A, C|
- The lessons are primarily offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays. However, this may be changed. Please consult us for more details.
- There will be no class during the summer vacation of the General Course between Aug. 4 and Aug. 26.
Comprehensive Business lessons in a short period of time
You will learn how to write business e-mails, learn business protocols and business terms in each session. The content of each lesson is different. The lesson content is as follows:
|Session A||Work Basics & Preparation for Employment 1|
Job Interview phrases 1, Figure basics 1, Job hunting inquiries, How to write a resume
|Session B||Work Basics & Preparation for Employment 2|
Job Interview phrases 2, Figure basics 2, Interviews, Greetings at work, Asking questions
|Session C||Japanese at Work & Communication 1|
Social conversation 1, Presentation 1, Quantitative expressions 1, Receiving instructions, Reporting to the supervisor
|Session D||Japanese at Work & Communication 2|
Social conversation 2, Presentation 2, Quantitative expressions 2, Telephone manners, Conveying messages
3 to 15 students
|16 times||8 times|
|Non-KAI students||18,000 JPY||9,600 JPY|
|KAI students||15,000 JPY||8,000 JPY|
- If you want to take 8 lessons only, please choose one from the choices below:
- To take the first half lessons.
- To take the last half lessons.
- The textbook is included in the tuition fee above.
- The tuition fee is applied to a registered session only.
- The tuition is non-refundable after the class-start day.
Business Japanese Training for Corporate Clients
Based on the experience acquired from numerous successful corporate training sessions, KAI Japanese Language School proudly makes it possible for foreign employees to utilize Japanese language and communication skills which create interpersonal relationships within the company. We have created a training curriculum that meets the demands of actual corporations and businesses that are taught by highly experienced instructors in corporate settings.
Instructor Dispatch Classes – For Those Interested in Office Lessons
KAI Language School provides on-site classes for
Special Corporate Training Programs – For Those Interested in Staff Training
KAI Language School designs special programs to meet the demands and needs of general companies and businesses, as well as those with special areas such as IT engineers, marketing staff and corporate managers who wish to acquire the necessary Japanese skills in a specific field.
Procedures From Application to Course Completion
- A meeting to discuss the content of course
- Level check (to clarify if the participant has already undertaken some classes or education regarding Japanese)
- Course duration
- Submission of a report
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