Graduate School Preparatory Course

Course Objectives

This course is designed for students preparing to enter Graduate School in Japan. First, students must determine their research theme, secondly improve their Japanese language ability to almost same level as natives’, and at the same time continuously acquire broad and profound knowledge in their specialty. Going through this process, even after students enter Graduate School, they can survive and give the best performance in Graduate School in Japan. We have consistently helped students find and establish their research theme, above all help them to boil down their focus and what they really want to work on for research in their future.

3 Key Points to be accepted by Graduate Schools

Research Plan Writing and Interview Exam Preparation Available
Classes in variety; essay-writing, seminar, presentation, or interview

Preparation for JLPT
Build JLPT N1 level skills in Japanese needed for graduate school’s entrance exams.

Well-Developed and Precise Application Guidance
“One-on-one application guidance”

Course Outline

Daily Quiz(upon request) Repeat reading, reading while listening, listening and dictation to improve all of Japanese skills.
JLPT Reading Preparation / Practical Essay Reading / Japanese Reading Build reading skill for academic literature reading aiming for JLPT N1 level, which is recommended for graduate school application.
JLPT Grammar Preparation / Japanese Grammar Intensive Japanese grammar study up to JLPT N1 level and JLPT Grammar preparation.
JLPT Listening / JLPT Letters and Vocabulary / Japanese Listening / Japanese Characters and Vocabulary Build efficient listening and wide vocabulary skills for academic lectures, also, prepare for JLPT listening.
JLPT
Comprehensive Practice
Practice leaned skills in JLPT preparation classes comprehensively.
Japanese Writing, Essay Build the writing skill needed in a graduate course, such as report, essay, or basic research plan writing.
Academic Communication Ⅰ Intensive course that covers preparation for graduate school’s entrance exam interviews and academic presentations.
Academic Communication Ⅱ Academic communication; Acquire the ability and knowledge to communicate with graduate school’s professors and advisors.
School Seminar / Career Design Decide his/her research field and develop the research plan.
 

Graduate School English

Acquire English skills needed for graduate study especially enhancing reading skills.
Private Career Guidance Precise and helpful one-on-one career guidance

 

Time schedule example(mid-Upper level)

Time Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri.
8:30-8:45 Daily Mini
Quiz
Marathon
(upon request)
Daily Mini
Quiz
Marathon
(upon request)
Daily Mini
Quiz
Marathon
(upon request)
Daily Mini
Quiz
Marathon
(upon request)
Daily Mini
Quiz
Marathon
(upon request)
1 9:00-9:45 Japanese
Listening
JLPT
Listening
Japanese
Listening
Academic
Communication I
Japanese
Grammar
2 9:50-10:35 Japanese
Characters
and
Vocabular
Japanese
Reading
JLPT
Reading
Preparation
Academic
Communication I
Japanese
Grammar
3 10:45-11:30 JLPT
Grammar
Preparation
Japanese
Reading
JLPT
Reading
Preparation
Japanese
Writing,
Essay
JLPT
Letters&
Vocabularies
4 11:35-12:20 JLPT
Grammar
Preparation
Japanese
Reading
JLPT
Reading
Preparation
Japanese
Writing,
Essay
JLPT
Letters&
Vocabularies
5 12:20-13:20 Lunch break
6 13:20-14:05 Academic
Communication II
JLPT
Comprehensive
Practice
Graduate
School
English
Private
Career
Guidance
School
Seminar
7 14:15-15:00 Academic
Communication II
JLPT
Comprehensive
Practice
Graduate
School
English
Private
Career
Guidance
School
Seminar
8・9 15:05-16:45 Private
Career
Guidance
Private
Career
Guidance
Private
Career
Guidance