WAVE’s Choice. The Best School.

As Japan has become one of the top destinations for international students and travelers, numerous Japanese schools have emerged in Japan. Unfortunately, there are many schools that do not provide the level of education that international students may seek.

WAVE USA, Inc. highly recommends the KAI JAPANESE LANGUAGE SCHOOL, as one of the very best schools in Tokyo. Founded in 1987, it proudly exhibits its excellent quality of education with its original study materials developed over the years. It is located in Shinjuku, Tokyo. As it is in the very center of Tokyo, it allows students to enjoy a variety of activities.

KAI incorporates unique teaching methods that integrate the use of Japanese within the classroom, 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

WAVE will help you choose the right course for you!

Course Level Chart

General Japanese Language Course

This is an intensive course that is highly focused on developing 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 verbal language skills to prepare for a 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

The Business Japanese Course is designed for those who are looking into establishing a professional business life in Japan. The course introduces you to vocabulary, expressions, and cultural lessons that are crucial for the workplace, and it will completely prepare you for successful business life in Japan.
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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, exploring Japanese cuisine (and etc.) 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 those who are over the age of 50. It is an ideal mixture of language and cultural lessons, and of course, excitement and fun! It will surely make your stay in Tokyo an unforgettable experience!

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