Course Guide

Short Term Course

SHORT COURSE


There are two short-term courses at Ehle

■Short-Term Course for Beginners
  1. Improve your Japanese conversational skills Short-Term Course for Beginners enhances each of your skills in speaking, listening, reading, and writing and raise your communication skills through conversation.
  2. There are cultural experiences and extracurricular activities.
■Long-term-Course-Audit Course
  1. Go further with your Japanese skills Intermediate to Advanced level (JLPT N4 or above) Learn in our long-term classes and curriculum. Advance all four areas of your Japanese skills: reading, listening, speaking, and writing.
  2. Learn the same class content as our long-term course students. There are class-mentors (homeroom teachers) you can talk to about career and daily life. You could audit our preparatory course classes (‘University of Tokyo, Kyoto University, Osaka University’, ‘Public/National University’ or ‘Graduate School’) through the audit course, too. Note: one would need to pass the placement test. 20,000 yen fee is required
  3. July starters and January starters have different schedules April and October starters’ schedules are the same as those of our long-term course students. July and January starters will have different schedules during summer/spring break in the long-term course.

Course term

※250 hrs/3 months Short-Term Course for Beginners
  • April starters: Monday, April 6-Friday, June 19 ※Placement test: Monday, April 6  ※School break: May 4 - May 8
  • July starters: Monday, July 6-Friday, September 18  ※Placement test: Monday, July 6 ※School break: August 10 - August 14
  • October starters: Monday, October 5-Friday, December 18 ※Placement test: Monday, October 5 ※School break: November 2-November 6
  • January starters: Tuesday, January 12-Friday, March 19 ※Placement test: Tuesday, January 12
Long-term-Course-Audit Course
  • April starters : Tuesday, April 14-Thursday, June 25 ※ Placement test: Tuesday, April 7
  • July starters : Thursday, July 2-Thursday, September 17 ※Placement test : Monday, July 1 ※There are classes in the afternoon on 8/4(Tuesday), 8/6(Thursday),8/20(Thursday) has 6 sessions.
  • October starters : Monday, October 12-Friday, December 18 ※Placement test: Tuesday, October 6
  • January starters : Wensday, January 13-Friday, March 19  ※Placement test: Tuesday, January 12 ※There are classes in the afternoon on 3/9(Tuesday), 3/11(Thursday),3/16(Tuesday),3/18(Thursday) has 6sessions.

Time schedule

Short-Term Course for Beginners

"Short-Term Course for Beginners" Time Schedule Example
Time Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
1 9:00-9:45 Practice of Conversation, Pronunciation, and Vocabulary Practice of Conversation, Pronunciation, and Vocabulary Practice of Conversation, Pronunciation, and Vocabulary Practice of Conversation, Pronunciation, and Vocabulary Practice of Conversation, Pronunciation, and Vocabulary
2 9:50-10:35 Sentence Patterns and Expressions Sentence Patterns and Expressions Sentence Patterns and Expressions Sentence Patterns and Expressions Summary of Lesson/Culture Experiments/ Outside Class Activities
3 10:45-11:30 Sentence Patterns and Expressions Sentence Patterns and Expressions Sentence Patterns and Expressions Sentence Patterns and Expressions
4 11:35-12:20 Sentence Patterns and Expressions Listening Sentence Patterns and Expressions Reading Summary of Lesson
12:20-13:00 Lunch Break
5 13:00-13:45 Comprehensive Conversation Drill & Practice 作文練習 Drill & Practice
6 13:50-14:35 Comprehensive Exercises Comprehensive Exercises Comprehensive Exercises Comprehensive Exercises
 
  • Monday-Thursday 9:00-14:35 Friday 9:00-12:20 (45minute-classes)

Long-term-Course-Audit Course

"The University of Tokyo, Kyoto University, Osaka University Course/National and Public University Preparatory Course" Time Schedule Example
Time Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri.
0 8:30-8:45 Daily Quiz Daily Quiz Daily Quiz Daily Quiz Daily Quiz
1 9:00-9:45 Japanese Listening EJU Listening EJU Listening and Reading Academic Communication Ⅰ Japanese Grammar
2 9:50-10:35 Japanese Characters and Vocabulary Japanese Reading EJU Listening Academic Communication Ⅰ Japanese Grammar
3 10:45-11:30 EJU Grammar Japanese Reading EJU Listening Japanese Writing, Essay EJU Letters and Vocabulary
4 11:35-12:20 EJU Grammar Japanese Reading EJU Listening Japanese Writing, Essay EJU Letters and Vocabulary
5 12:20-13:20 lunch Break
6 13:20-14:05 Sciences School Seminar / Career Design Physics Academic Communication Ⅱ Math Ⅱ  National, Public University English
Arts School Seminar / Career Design Math Ⅰ Academic Communication Ⅱ Japan and World National, Public University English
7 14:15-15:00 Sciences School Seminar / Career Design Physics Academic Communication Ⅱ Math Ⅱ National, Public University English
Arts School Seminar / Career Design Math Ⅰ Academic Communication Ⅱ Japan and World National, Public University English
8 15:05-15:50 Sciences Biology Math Ⅱ Private Career Guidance Chemistry Private Career Guidance
Arts Private Career Guidance Japan and World Private Career Guidance Math Ⅰ Private Career Guidance
9 16:00-16:45 Sciences Biology Math Ⅱ Private Career Guidance Chemistry Private Career Guidance
Arts Private Career Guidance Japan and World Private Career Guidance Math Ⅰ Private Career Guidance
Time schedule example (Intermediate level )
Time Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri.
1 9:00-9:45 Intermediate Grammar Intermediate Grammar Intermediate Grammar Intermediate Vocabulary Intermediate Vocabulary
2 9:50-10:35 Intermediate Grammar Intermediate Grammar Intermediate Grammar Intermediate Vocabulary Intermediate Vocabulary
3 10:45-11:30 Intermediate Reading Intermediate Reading Intermediate Reading Intermediate Writing Intermediate Speaking
4 11:35-12:20 Intermediate Reading Intermediate Reading Intermediate Reading Intermediate Writing Intermediate Speaking
5 12:20-13:20 Lunch break
6 13:20-14:05 Intermediate Listening Intermediate Listening Intermediate Listening
7 14:15-15:00 Integrated Activity (test prep.) School Seminar Career Design Integrated Activity (test prep.)
  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00-15:00 Tuesday, Thursday 9:00-12:20 (45 minute-classes)
You cannot change your course, “Course for Beginners” or “Long-term-Course-Audit Course” after submitting an application.

Tuition and Fees

Short-Term Course for Beginners
  • ¥180,000 (250 hrs/3 months)
Long-term-Course-Audit Course
  • ¥180,000(250 hrs/3 months)
※The above includes textbooks and extracurricular fees Note: When an audit course student requests and passes the placement test for either ‘University of Tokyo, Kyoto University, Osaka University’, ‘Public/National University’,  ‘Graduate School’ Preparatory Course, 20,000 yen-fee will be charged.

Fee exemption

Long-term enrollment fee, ¥70,000, will be waived if registered for the both long and a short-term course (250 hours) at the same time.

Application documents

① Application form ② Photocopy of passport (and resident card ) ③ 2 photos (3cm x 4cm in size) ④ If you need to acquire a visa, read the admission requirements and application carefully.

Admissions requirements and Application

  1. Requirements: Those who are age 18-29 as of the date of the course start-day.  If you do not meet this criterion, please consult with our school before submitting your application.
  2. Submit the indicated documents to our school by one week prior to the course start-day (only those who do not need to acquire a visa)
  3. After submitting the application documents to our school, please pay the tuition to school's designated account. If we will have not confirmed tuition payment by one week prior to the day course starts, your enrollment will not be certainly assured.
  4. One is responsible for his/her own visa acquisition.(If you need to acquire a visa, please consult with our school before hand.)

Note

≪About Courses≫
  1. The required hours of attendance for the short-term course are 250.
  2. The applicant for a long-term-course audit course who requests to join either ‘University of Tokyo, Kyoto University, Osaka University’, ‘Public/National University’,  ‘Graduate School’ Preparatory Course’ must take English and other placement tests.
  3. One must have mastered the 50 Japanese syballary already in order to apply the short-term course for beginners.
≪Tuition refunds≫
  1. In case of a cancellation before the course starts, the full tuition fee will be returned (Note: Transaction fee for the money refund will be charged and deducted).
  2. Absolutely no tuition will be returned once the course starts.
≪Others≫
  1. A certificate will be issued at the end of the course for those who attended for 250 hours and whose attendance rate is 85% or above.
  2. According to the railway regulations short-term course students do not have student discount .
  3. The certificates that can be issued for our short-term course students are of attendance, enrollment, enrollment duration, attendance and grades, and the course completion.

Class fee payment destination

  • Bank  : ■りそな銀行 ■RESONA BANK Limited
  • Branch  : ■生野支店  ■IKUNO BRANCH
  • Account number : ■普通 583313 ■583313
  • Account holder : ■学校法人エール学園 ■EHLE INSTITUTE
  • Bank locationn : ■大阪市生野区中川6-9-18 ■6-9-18 NAKAGAWA , IKUNOKU , OSAKA,JAPAN
  • Bank phone number : 06-6751-1251
  • SWIFT CODE : DIWAJPJT
  • Ehle Institute Address : ■大阪市浪速区難波中3-13-1 ■3-13-1,NAMBANAKA,NANIWA-KU,OSAKA JAPAN

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