JLCP - Japanese Language & Culture Program


    The purpose of the JLCP course is for students to experience Japan's culture while studying Japanese.
    This course involves the study of daily conversational Japanese.


    Japanese lessons are scheduled alongside culture classes. Deepen your understanding of Japan's culture through interactive experiences. You will also find once you start using the Japanese you've learned in class it will cease to be a foreign language and will become one of your own. Culture classes include the study of traditional culture alongside everyday Japanese culture. Culture classes include Calligraphy, Tea Ceremony, cooking classes, Shamisen and musical performance, among others. The JLCP course also includes tours to Japanese land marks and lunch with Yamasa staff members.

    Level Beginner
    Course Start Dates Every Thursday
    Study Duration Optional - From 2 to 8 Weeks (It is possible to decide after you have enrolled)
    Class Numbers 8 Students
    Visa 90 Day Short Stay Visa/Working Holiday Visa


    9 Japanese Language Lessons and 2 Culture Lessons = 11 Lessons per week.

    Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
    9:00 - 9:50 Lesson Lesson Lesson Tour
    10:00 - 10:50 Lesson Lesson Lesson
    11:00 - 11:50 Lesson Lesson Lesson
    11:50 - 12:40 Japanese Cafe Japanese Cafe
    12:40 - 13:30 Japanese Cafe Japanese Cafe
    13:40 - 14:30
    14:40 - 15:30 Culture Lesson
    15:40 - 16:30 Culture Lesson

    ※Japanese Cafe: Where students have lunch with a Yamasa staff member at a nearby cafe/restaurant. It's an opportunity to practice Japanese while having lunch together.

    Option A (Private Lessons)

    For students who wish to study over and above the JLCP schedule to improve their ability it is possible to include Option A: Private Lessons. Option A can be taken whilst studying in the JLCP program with a maximum of five lessons per week. Students can decide what they would like to study in these lessons. Students often use these lessons for review, extra conversation practice or Japanese Proficiency test preparation, among other things.


    Examples of Tours:Okazaki Castle, The Hatcho Miso Factory, Sakagua Shibata Shuzo Sake Factory, Toyota Motor Corporation and more


    Study Duration Fees(¥) Study Duration Fees(¥)
    2 Weeks 95,000 6 Weeks 235,000
    3 Weeks 135,000 7 Weeks 260,000
    4 Weeks 170,000 8 Weeks 285,000
    5 Weeks 205,000

    Extention:1 Week ¥40,000
    Option A:1 Lesson ¥4,000

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    Tuition Fee Discounts(JLCP Japanese Language & Culture Program)

    ※Only one discount can be used at a time.

    • Return students enrolling in JLCP receive a 20% discount on their initial payment of fees.
    • Students with a Working Holiday Visa or a JET Programme Visa receive a 10% discount on their initial payment of fees.
    • For those students who complete all of their enrollment by the periods indicated below, the following discounts are applied for early payment.
      <16 weeks prior to start> 10% Discount <12 weeks prior to start> 5% Discount
    • Discounts do not apply to extra optional courses/lessons.

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