We Japanese language and Culture Program

1. From Scratch Program

With our super unique method (the texts are registered in the Japan Patent Office as a utility model), you can obtain a communicative level of Japanese in 3-6 months.

[Part 1] OneWord Communication

Mastering 1,000 everyday use words

  1. Memory Magic Skill Master (5 lessons)
    ・Learning the structure of Japanese using the alphabetic script (Glomaji) and the theory of the magic (MAMA method) trial
    ・Memorizing 44 destination words and the related information
    ・Memorizing 38 shopping words and the related information
    ・Memorizing 41 eating out’s words and the related information
    ・Mastering of numeral reading, the different unit systems, and the related information.
  2. Other Everyday keywords Master (10 Lessons)
    ・Memorizing visible words (product names used in everyday life)
    ・Memorizing invisible words (counting, dates and times,appearances-colors/shapes/sizes, etc., the weather, direction, and position)
    ・Memorizing human relation words (family, relative, friends, and others)
    ・Memorizing action words (verbs), explanatory words (adjectives), and question words.

[Part 2] Sentence Building

Combining words you have learned

  • Sentence Patterns (2 lessons)
    ・Casual Expression “Nani Kore?” (What this?) is the base of all sentences
    ・Applying the theory to other sentence patterns.
  • Natural Communication (3 lessons)
    ・Daily conversation training (going to a destination, shopping, and eating out)
    ・Situational conversation training (getting on a train, settling in, traveling, and handling difficult situations)
  • Magical Script Learning (3 lessons)
    ・Memorizing phonetic scripts (hiragana and katakana) with our unique method
    ・Taking a new approach to the study of kanji (idiographic script) structures.
  • Extra Lessons (2 lessons)
    ・Unique Japanese Culture and customs. (J-CLUE guide) Memorizing phonetic scripts (hiragana and katakana) with our unique method
    ・Taking a new approach to the study of kanji (idiographic script) structures.

★ Lesson fee (Excl. tax) One-on-One Lesson / 80 minutes per lesson, Materials ¥5,000
<Part 1> ¥75,000 (15 lessons)
<Part 2> ¥50,000 (10 lessons)

2. Kanji Learning Program

You will be able to master kanji quickly with our shape learning method as well as writing skills.

Kanji Mastering

  1. The Structure of Kanji and How to Study It
  2. Kanji is Formed Only of Lines and Dots
  3. Kanji Formed From a Katakana Base
  4. Kanji Made of Katakana Combinations
  5. Kanji Components Placed on the Top
  6. Kanji Components Placed on the Left etc.

★ Lesson fee (Excl. tax) 80 minutes per lesson, Materials ¥5,000
<One-on-One Lessons> ¥75,000 (15 lessons)
<Group Lessons> ¥45,000 (15 lessons)

3. J-Style Business Program

You will learn Japanese business culture along with business terms including keigo(respectful expressions), and improve your discussion and presentation skills.

Business Keigo Mastering

  1. Establishing Rapport
  2. Promoting Mutual Understanding
  3. Cementing Good Relations
  4. Making Your Voice Heard
  5. Understanding Other Opinions
  6. Rising Above Differences etc.

★ Lesson fee (Excl. tax) 80 minutes per lesson, Materials ¥5,000
<One-on-One Lessons> ¥75,000 (15 lessons)
<Group Lessons> ¥45,000 (15 lessons)

4. Japanese Culture Lovers Program

You can gain some insight into Japan and learn about Japanese perspectives by reading and discussing our interesting cultural texts. Improving your debating skills

Japan Watching [Real Life in Japan]

Through comical essays cover topics as diverse as food, transportation, shopping, events and customs, you will be able to find out more about common situations that arise in everyday life. In this series, you can also learn not only vocabulary and phrases used in daily life in Japan, but also discover more about Japanese society and the Japanese way of thinking.

Japanese History Makers

110 figures from different fields who had a significant impact on Japanese history from ancient times to the present day. Through these people, you will deepen your understanding of Japanese society and culture, as well as of Japanese perspectives and values. At the same time, you can learn a wide variety of vocabulary and expressions.

★ Lesson fee (Excl. tax) Materials ¥5,000
<One-on-One Lessons> ¥45,000 (15 lessons) 40 minutes per lesson,
<Group Lessons> ¥37,500 (15 lessons) 55 minutes per lesson,

5. Personalized Program

Personalized lessons for each client.

Student-Centered Learning at We

Just as all of us have different nationalities, languages, goals, motivations, values, occupations and lifestyles, lesson plans should also be devised to meet the specific needs of each individual. At We Japanese Language School, our Japanese Student Partners work closely with clients to determine their individual goals and design a lesson plan that is tailor-made.

Point System

We’re point system allows you to decide the number of lessons you take based on your learning goals and availability. Your student partner will arrange a tailored study plan with a quotation.

PointsLength of validityCost per pointTotal
100 pts10 months¥1,900¥190,000
150 pts15 months¥1,800¥270,000
200 pts20 months¥1,700¥340,000
250 pts25 months¥1,600¥400,000

◆Personal Lesson
【Online】 1Lesson = 2 points(40 minutes)
【Offline】
1Lesson = 4 points(60 minutes)
◆Group Lesson
【Online】
2 points (85 minutes), 1 point (55 minutes)
【Offline】4 points (85 minutes), 2 points (55 minutes) ※depends on the content of the plan

6. JLPT Preparation Program

Preparation classes are available at all levels of the JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test).

JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test)

Preparation classes are available in all levels of the JLPT to cater to the diverse needs of clients, regardless of whether you have just started learning Japanese or whether you are contemplating changing jobs in Japan.

● Acquisition of test-taking skills
● Area-specific classes
● Administration of mock exams

★ Lesson fee (Excl. tax) 80 minutes per lesson, Materials ¥5,000
<One-on-One Lessons> ¥100,000 (20 lessons)
<Group Lessons> ¥72,000 (24 lessons)

We Nihongo Dojo

You can practice your Japanese free of charge at our Online Nihongo Dojo.

The Dojo offers bilingual sessions completely free of charge. A Japanese native speaker (our coaches) will be provided to discuss Japanese culture and language skills with you. Coaches here are those who are eager to conduct lessons by sharing and enjoying cultural experiences. This dojo is a great place for those who have a high level of self-development by trying new materials or teaching methods. Since the dojo provides “practice” sessions, some coaches might not be full-fledged yet, but this is a great opportunity to meet potential new coaches for free while gaining new knowledge.

Achieve Efficient and Effective Learning at We.

[Online Lesson]
From anywhere in the world.

You can reach Zoom classrooms from our student portal, “Welife.”

[Offline Lesson]
Extraordinary learning experience.

Our offline classes are taken place at Shibuya Scramble Square. 37F

Personal Lesson (One-on-one)

Tailor-made lessons to each and every client
(Free Booking 40 ~ 80 min / Lesson)

Just as all of us have different nationalities, languages, goals, motivations, values, occupations, and lifestyles; lesson plans should also be diverse to meet the specific needs of each individual. At We Japanese Language School, our Student Partners work closely with clients to determine their individual goals and design a lesson plan that is tailor-made. We offer a wide range of programs, including daily conversation and business conversations as well as JLPT and BJT preparation classes. Specialized training programs tailored to the needs of corporations are also available.

We learn your preference and design tailor-made lesson plan of ‘your JapaNEEDS’ based on We’s original ‘Metrix’ © even before you start learning. The Metrix will be your Japanese learning guiding star as it will be your compass and vision that will help you learn your Japanese efficiently.

Flexible schedule that allows you to study at your own pace. Lessons can be reserved anytime, 24 hours/365 days.

Group Lesson (3-5 students per class)

A Wide Variety of Courses
(12 Lessons ~ 24Lessons・55 ~ 85 min / Lesson)

At We Japanese Language School, our group classes can be categorized into three areas: Daily Conversation, Business Conversation, and Test Preparation. Within each of these categories, we provide a wide range of classes that helps you improve your daily conversation skills, prepare for JLPT and BJT, or acquire business conversation skills that can be immediately applied to your career. By mixing and matching these classes we guarantee that you will find courses that is right for you.

We Evaluate Your Japanese Understanding through J-CLUE

J-CLUE (JAPANese Culture & Language Understanding Evaluation)
You can develop and enrich your common knowledge of Japanese culture through a wide range of questions about Japan.

Questions are divided into five sections. In total, there are 100 questions (20 for each section)

  • Language & People [言語・日本人]
  • Everyday Life [日常生活]
  • Culture & Society [文化・社会]
  • Economy & Politics [政治・経済]
  • Geography &History [地理・歴史]

Questions are written in four different scripts: Glomaji(Global Romaji), hiragana, katakana, and the standard script that includes kanji. This will reflect your current Japanese Understanding. It will act as an important certificate when searching for future employment. Even if you cannot answer some of the questions, you can still learn some new Japanese knowledge and fun-facts.

Try the sample test
(20 questions per section)

Your answers will be evaluated and once it is completed, we will share your score with you.

Evaluation 5kyu / 50correct answers~ 4kyu / 60correct answers~ 3kyu / 70correct answers~ 2kyu / 80correct answers 1kyu / 90correct answers ~

We deliver you real language skills and fundamentals.

The Language Diamond

We Language Structure

Language Skills

Output:■ Speaking
■ Listening
Input: ■ Reading
■ Writing

Language Elements

Text:■ Vocabulary
■ Grammar
Sound:■ Pronunciation
■ Flow

Language Core

Expressing:■ Opinions
■ Sentiments
Reasoning:■ Facts
■ Values

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Lesson Method

Achieve your ‘goal of the day’ every lesson

To guarantee improvement, our lessons follow the 3 ‘W’s.

First, to prepare for progress, we make sure students ‘Warm Up’ so they can get their mind, heart, and feel ready to study Japanese. In the next phase ‘Work Up’; students learn, practice, and make progress. Lastly we ‘Wrap Up’, in this phase we review the day’s progress with the students so they can be more confident, motivated, and retain the progress made. The ‘WWW Method’ is structured so that every minute of your study will contribute to your success.

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