KAI JAPANESE LANGUAGE SCHOOL, founded in 1987, is located in Shinjuku, Tokyo. It is in the very center of Tokyo, allowing students to enjoy a variety of city activities!

KAI incorporates unique teaching methods involving practical use of Japanese, psychological theories and techniques, cross-cultural understanding, exchange analysis, coaching, and communication skills.

Accredited by IALC (International Association of Language Centers)


KAI offers 4 courses to meet the level and needs of our students

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Course Level Chart

General Japanese Language Course

This is an intensive course that is highly focused to develop comprehensive language skills within a short period of time. KAI has eight levels of proficiency in their Japanese Learning Course. In addition to the established eight levels, KAI also has a very flexible curriculum that incorporates students’ needs and personal goals.
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Practical Conversation Course (Course 15 and Course 20)

The Practical Conversation Course is a conversation-based, short-term program designed for beginners. The program focuses on acquiring oral language skills to prepare for daily or professional career life in Japan.

Course 15 is intended for students who wish to learn conversational skills only, while Course 20 has additional elective classes such as reading and writing (hiragana, katakana and kanji), as well as tea ceremony, calligraphy, etc.
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Business Japanese Course

Business Japanese Course is designed for those who are looking into spending professional business/career life in Japan. It provides you with vocabulary, expressions, and cultural lessons crucial for the workplace in Japan, and it will completely prepare you for successful business life.
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Summer Courses  

KAI provides short summer programs during July through August, like Japanese business, grammar, and JLPT classes. Optional activities are also offered every day, including sightseeing, cultural activities, Japanese cuisine, and more, to ensure that you will fully enjoy your summer in Japan.
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Program for People Age 50+

This is a special, high-standard course exclusively designed for people 50 years old or older. It is an ideal mixture of language and cultural instruction, and of course excitement and fun! It will surely make your stay in Tokyo an unforgettable experience.

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