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.

Outing

  1. VOCABULARY FOR DAILY USE
    ・Memorization Method ・Destination Names ・Shopping Items・Eating Out
  2.  HOW TO GET AROUND
    ・Addressing Someone・Directions・Taking a train・Weather
  3. Phrases Useful on an Outing
    ・Excursion・Meeting Somebody・Shopping・Restaurant

Settling

  1. Living in Japan
    ・Settling in ・Finding a Room ・Daily Life・Supermarket
  2.  Working in Japan
    ・Japanese Companies・Looking for a Job・Employment・Business Dialogues
  3. Enjoying Your Free Time
    ・Recreation Activities・Holidays and Travel・Sports・Entertainment

Elements

  • NUMERALS & MONEY
    ・Numerals ・A System of Units that Differs from that in the West ・Terms Related to Money・EUnique Japanese Terms for Counting
  •  DATES and Time
    ・Dates on the Calendar・Special & Specific Days・Special & Specific Days
  • Appearance & Location
    ・Expressing Appearance・Measurements・Direction and location

Encounters

  1. Terms Related to People
    ・Describe Human Relationships・Introduce Oneself to Others・Appearance, Character, and Emotions・Various Expressions About People
  2.  Terms that Qualify Target Words (Action) 
    ・Actions Used in Daily Life ・Objective Realities・Action Words・Tenses, Negative and Interrogative Forms
  3. Terms & Phrases for When You’re In Trouble
    ・Emergency Calls & Phrases ・Terms & Phrases for Natural Disasters・Terms & Phrases Related to Crimes・Injury & Illness

Script Starter

  1. Hiragana, the Characters that Japanese people Acquire First
    ・Peculiarities of Japanese Characters・How to Memorize Hiragana・PAPA-Base for Memorizing Characters ・How to Memorize Each Group of Characters
  2.  Katakana is the Foundation of Acquiring Kanji Characters
    ・Peculiarities of Katakana・How to Memorize Katakana・Memorizing the Characters in Groups・Katakana Characters Can Also Used as Kanji Characters
  3. Kanji Structure
    ・The Structure of Kanji & How to Study it・How to read Kanji ・Some Kanji Form the Basis for Many Words ・Kanji Formed From a Katakana Base

2. Kanji & Business Program

Along with business terms including Keigo, you will be able to master kanji easily with our unique method. Improve your discussion, presentation, and writing skills with our interesting texts.

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.

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.

3. 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.

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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