Frequently Asked Questions

Each grade takes 31.25 hours to complete and is 3.5 months long.
It takes about 14 months to complete the General Japanese Course Grade 1-4.
It takes about 14 months to complete the General Japanese Course Grade 5-8.
It takes about 14 months to complete the Advancing Japanese Course Grade 1-4.
It takes about 14 months to complete the Advancing Japanese Course Grade 5-8.
It takes about 14 months to complete the Mastering Japanese Course Grade 1-4.
It takes about 14 months to complete the Mastering Japanese Course Grade 5-8.

Students who have completed the General Japanese Course Grade 1-4 can take the JLPT N5 test.
Students who have completed the General Japanese Course Grade 5-8 can take the JLPT N4 test.
Students who have completed the Advancing Japanese Course Grade 1-4 can take the JLPT N3 test.
Students who have completed the Advancing Japanese Course Grade 5-8 can take the JLPT N2 test.
Students who have completed the Mastering Japanese Course Grade 1-8 can take the JLPT N1 test.

The General Japanese Course uses “Bunka Shokyu Nihongo” (Book 1-4).
The Advancing Japanese Course uses “Shin Bunka Nihongo” (Chuukyuu 1-4).
The Mastering Japanese Course uses “Teema Betsu Jookyuu de manabu Nihongo”.
The tuition fee of the General Japanese Course Grade 1-8 ranges from HK$1,920 to HK$2,880 per grade.
The tuition fee of the Advancing Japanese Course Grade 1-4 is HK$3,240 per grade.
The tuition fee of the Advancing Japanese Course Grade 5-8 is HK$3,520 per grade.
The tuition fee of the Mastering Japanese Course Grade 1-8 is HK$3,960 per grade.
In accordance with the EDB’s instructions, students are required to pay the tuition fee in four installments. The tuition fee will be settled every three weeks. The 1st installment will be settled in cash or by cheque. The 2nd, 3rd and 4th installments will be settled by autopay. Please come to our school for enrollment. You can also ask a friend to handle it on your behalf. No reservation can be made by phone or by email. Enrollment will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

All of our teachers are native Japanese speakers. They are experienced and professionally-trained. We teach Japanese in Japanese, supported by English, pictures, posture and class activities.

Students who have studied Japanese before are required to take the placement test so we can assess your Japanese level. The placement test fee is HK$80.

General Placement Test
The placement test consists of the writing part only.
The writing test will be held online via Google Form.

Advancing and Above Placement Test
The placement test consists of 2 parts: speaking and writing.
The speaking test will be held over the phone and the writing test will be held online via Google Form.

Only the Intensive General Japanese Course Stage 1 and Stage 2 are still eligible for the CEF reimbursement. The General Japanese Course Grade 1-8 is not eligible for the CEF reimbursement anymore.

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