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To meet various needs
In recent years, the reason why students wish to study in Japan has been diversifying.
Some wish to enroll in universities or colleges, some want to learn about the Japanese culture, some want to use Japanese language at work or some learn the language for daily use.
In order to meet students' needs, Futaba offers “Regular”, “Elective” and “Special” classes.
College Enrolment and Career Guidance
Futaba is dedicated in assisting our students to enter colleges, universities and graduate schools as well as job placement assistance starting at the Intermediate level.
Our experienced teachers provide detailed guidance and assist students with the selection of schools, conducting interview practice, writing application letters, writing essays, research plan guidance, checking of applications and documents, etc. Aside from that, we provide our students the latest college information, three times a year school guidance as well as college fairs. We also set up special classes for students whose aim is to enroll in universities in order to meet their specific needs. We also offer special classes for post-graduate students and those who wish to work in Japan.
From Basic to Advanced
There are various levels of students who are attending Futaba starting from those who are studying Japanese for the first time up to students who have studied Japanese in their own country. We offer classes that cater to any of these levels.
Level Explanation JLPT
Hiragana, Katakana and Kanji 200 words
Can say basic greetings and use Japanese in basic daily conversation such as shopping, etc.
Can read and write easy and simple sentences.
Can understand a word or simple statement from a poster or advertisement.
Kanji 400 words
Can understand most daily conversations.
Can make a request or opinion in a manner that is not rude to the other party.
Can read and write familiar topics in basic vocabulary.
Can write personal letters or notes and extract information from brochures and newspapers.
Can understand and converse a familiar topic in school or at work as well as the ability to explain clearly at some extent.
If slow, is able to understand important point of views on radio or television.
Can write in coherent sentences about own experiences and matters that have a personal interest.
Can engage in daily conversations smoothly and is able to express ideas and make suggestions about familiar topics.
Can understand mostly news on television.
Can read newspaper’s short columns.
Can explain in detail about a topic of interest.
Can express opinions about social topics.
Can understand long and complex conversations.
Can fully understand TV dramas or movies.
With the help of a dictionary, is able to understand technical text.
Advanced More than
6 months
Can communicate in a polite and professional way depending on the situation.
Can put together ones own opinion and express it logically. Can fully understand a fast paced conversation.
Can understand the lectures’ technical contents.
With the help of a dictionary, can understand technical texts and literary works that one is not familiar with.
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