Course Overview

School Iidabashi, Shinjuku, Osaka, Kyoto
*ARC Academy relocated to Iidabashi in October 2015.
Entry Qualification 16 years or older
Please consult us in case you are younger than 16 years of age.
Visa Visas other than Precollege Visa

Visa Waiver candidates, Work Visas, Family Visas, Spouse Visas, Permanent Resident Visas, Long-Term Resident Visa, Designated Activities (Working Holiday) Visas

Each student is required to attain a visa individually.
Course Period 3 months
Student Quota Class average: 20 students (Enrollment will be closed once the student quota is met)
Lesson Time There will be a level check test at the entry to decide the student's class. A test will be conducted every 3 months at the end of each term and the result will decide the class in the following term. 1 period is 45 minutes, and there are 4 periods in a day. Lesson time depends on the school and the Japanese language level.
Shinjuku

9:15~12:30/13:30~16:45

*The lesson time will be informed after a level check

Iidabashi
Intermediate,
Advanced
9:15-12:30
Beginner,
Elementary
13:30-16:45
Osaka
Kyoto
Intermediate,
Advanced
9:00-12:15
Beginner,
Elementary
13:30-16:45
Holidays Saturdays, Sundays, National Holidays, Summer Holidays, Holidays at the end of each term and holidays specified by headmaster.
Part-time Jobs Part-time jobs are prohibited by the law when you stay in Japan with a short-term landing permission.
Law violations and etc., You must go back to your home country if you commit any of the following:
- Law violations
- School regulation violations
- Late payments of lesson fee
- Long period of absence
- Bad academic performance
- Noncompliance to the headmaster's instructions

Attainment Target

(1 term: 3 months)
Term Level Attainment Target
1 Beginner

Acquire minimum communication skills in order to live in Japan.
(Self-introduction, shopping, ordering at restaurants, inviting friends etc.)

2 Elementary 1

Acquire enough Japanese for daily life in Japan.
(Asking directions, asking for permission, talking about past experience etc.)

3 Elementary 2 Able to speak formal Japanese or casual Japanese depending on the situation. (Polite request, expressing gratitude etc.)
4 Pre-intermediate Review sentence patterns at elementary level and acquire the usage.
Express own opinions or write a composition.
5
6
Intermediate Acquire smooth communication ability and power of expression.
Able to read and write caring about the sentence pattern and the formation.
7
8
Advanced Able to talk about not only the specialized field but also general topics.
Able to get most of the meaning from newspaper, adverts, magazines etc.