COURSES & PROGRAMS
Why Study Japanese?
"For me able to communicate to the Japanese people, and also to enhance my knowledge in Japanese language and be able to get a stable job in Japan."
Polancos, Kremgeld. N4 Integrated Course Graduate.
"To have a stable job in Japan, and also to earn money."
Renevo, Carol. N4 Integrated Course Graduate.
"Because it will make it easier for me to communicate specially to my co-workers in Japan and also to gain confidence in everyday work.
Mapa, Mari Cris. N4 Integrated Course Graduate.
"I study Japanese language to learn more about their culture and be able to communicate with the Japanese people."
Dulla, Ruzzel. N4 Integrated Course Graduate.
J- Care Student Scholarship Program
The J-Care Scholarship Program is a joint project between Y. Suzuki Nihongo Learning Center (YSNLC) and MATE Japanese Institute (MATEJI) which aims to provide another opportunity for returning nurses and caregivers from the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement, or JPEPA, Program to go back to Japan for one year to study Japanese and pass the caregiver licensure exam. In the J-Care Scholarship Program, YSNLC and MATEJI, aims to help solve the to the lack of caregivers issue in Japan by providing another opportunity to returning nurses and caregivers from the JPEPA Program.
For those nurses and caregivers who were sent back after their 3-year stay in Japan and want another opportunity to re-take the exam, YSNLC and MATEJI are offering assistance to the 1-year scholarship program in Japan.
This course is 3 months long. This course is taken by students with no Japanese background who wish to learn the basic foundations of Japanese language. Students who take this course can expect to speak and understand Japanese needed to work in skilled labor jobs.
Most of our enrollees in this course are aiming to use their newfound knowledge in their work. We equip our students with the language and cultural understanding they will need to survive and thrive in a Japanese working environment.
N4 Integrated Course
This course is 5 months long and aims to prepare students to pass the JLPT N4 Exam. This course is taken by students with little to no Japanese language background. Students who take this course can expect to learn the foundations of Japanese language and culture, the rules that apply in grammar and constructing basic sentence patterns, and simple conversations that can be used in work, travel, and at home.
Most of our enrollees in this course aim to apply for work in Japan as caregivers. Passing the JLPT N4 Exam and receiving the certificate may be a pre-requisite for applying to work in Japan as a caregiver. We prepare our students to pass the JLPT N4 Exam.
N3 Preparatory Course
This course is 3 months long and aims to prepare students to pass the JLPT N3 Exam. This course is taken by students who have passed the JLPT N4 Exam and want to obtain intermediate studies in order to pass the N3 Exam. Students who take this course can expect to undergo a rigorous language course to be well prepared for the JLPT N3 exam.
More than 90% of nurses and caregivers who have gone to Japan under the JPEPA program have failed their licensure exams in Japanese due to the lack of Japanese language and cultural knowledge training in the Philippines. Most of our enrollees for this course are N4 exam takers/passers who wish to apply as caregivers for Japan. Students aim to increase their knowledge in Japanese to be better prepared for language exams that will be taken in Japan.
N5 Beginner Weekend Course
This course is a weekend course designed for students with no Japanese background who want to take their time learning Japanese while still being able to work during the weekdays. Students who take this course can expect to take weekend classes in preparation to take the JLPT N5 exam.
For people whose long term goal is to work in Japan but cannot afford to rush their schooling, taking this course will help develop the foundations of your Japanese language and culture skills while you work. Taking this course will help students pass the JLPT N5 exam and be better prepared for their JLPT N4 studies.
N4 Weekend Course
More info on this soon...