Complete Beginner

Beginner

Beginner Intermediate

Intermediate

Advanced Intermediate

Advanced

Curriculum

Complete Beginner

Learn hiragana and learn the nuts and bolts of Japanese.

Learning Outcomes

  • Read and write hiragana and katakana
  • Read and write 100 characters
  • Understand and use daily phrases/greetings
  • Produce and respond to simple questions/statements. (ie 何時ですか、OOをください、OOしなければいけない)

Susuki

1 Lesson a Week

Expected Completion Time:

12 months

Sakura

3 Lesson a Week

Expected Completion Time:

4 months

Tsubaki

5 Lesson a Week

Expected Completion Time:

10 weeks

beginner

Begin to express more: talking casually, comparisons, excuses and reasons, and advice

Learning Outcomes

  • Read and write 300 characters
  • Understand and use both simple polite and casual sentences.
  • Give comparisons, reasons, and advice.
  • Talk about the past and future plans.

Susuki

1 Lesson a Week

Expected Completion Time:

12 months

Sakura

3 Lesson a Week

Expected Completion Time:

4 months

Tsubaki

5 Lesson a Week

Expected Completion Time:

10 weeks

Beginner Intermediate

Learn formal language structures used in business and workplace settings and lots more!

Learning Outcomes

  • Read and write 400 characters
  • Understand and use basic formal languages appropriately
  • Talk and understand the linguistic differences between a wide range of ages and genders. 
  • Starting to read and write academic texts

Susuki

1 Lesson a Week

Expected Completion Time:

12 months

Sakura

3 Lesson a Week

Expected Completion Time:

6 months

Tsubaki

5 Lesson a Week

Expected Completion Time:

3 months

Intermediate

Build on your foundations for more nuanced language.

Learning Outcomes

  • Read and write 700 characters
  • Understand texts about everyday subjects that are written moderately difficultly
  • Understand normal speech at close to native speed.
  • Produce a range of nuanced grammar points

Susuki

1 Lesson a Week

Expected Completion Time:

12 months

Sakura

3 Lesson a Week

Expected Completion Time:

6 months

Tsubaki

5 Lesson a Week

Expected Completion Time:

3 months

Advanced Intermediate

Understand most of what is said and written around you in Japan

Learning Outcomes

  • Read and write 1000 characters
  • Understand and produce language at native speed or written difficultly.
  • Understand and talk on a range of subjects
  • Understand most news programs, articles and television.

Susuki

1 Lesson a Week

Expected Completion Time:

15 months

Sakura

3 Lesson a Week

Expected Completion Time:

8 months

Tsubaki

5 Lesson a Week

Expected Completion Time:

4 months

Advanced

Polish your Japanese level to a complete life-ready standard

Learning Outcomes

  • Read and write at high school graduate level (2000 characters)
  • Understand and produce language to understand new and unfamiliar subjects.
  • Understand university-level/exam texts and speech

Susuki

1 Lesson a Week

Expected Completion Time:

17 months

Sakura

3 Lesson a Week

Expected Completion Time:

9 months

Tsubaki

5 Lesson a Week

Expected Completion Time:

5 months

Beyond Advanced

Go beyond the N1 and become as close as possible to native.

Learning Outcomes

  • Easy to understand accent
  • Understand how to read new words well (accent/pronounciation)
  • Produce detailed and nuanced language in your field of speciality
  • Able to ask nuanced questions and give nuanced answers (similar to an interviewer)

Susuki

1 Lesson a Week

Expected Completion Time:

N/A

Sakura

3 Lesson a Week

Expected Completion Time:

N/A

Tsubaki

5 Lesson a Week

Expected Completion Time:

N/A

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