Beginner's Course

2-4 students per class. Small class sizes give you maximum speaking practice!
Eligibility
  • This course is for those who are learning Japanese for the first time or who have studied a little in the past but do not remember much.
  • If you can speak Japanese a little, we ask you for checking your level of ability for appropriate class placement. If no class that exactly suits your needs is currently available, your name will be on a waiting list.
Focus and Achievement Goals
  • Focus is on conversation, but you will also learn how to read and write in Hiragana and Katakana.
  • The study of Hiragana and Katakana
  • Useful daily expressions
  • Greetings, self-introduction, telling time, counting, shopping, using the telephone, coming, going, giving, receiving, inviting, offering, requesting, asking for permission, expressing a wish, progressive verb forms etc.
  • Vocabularies of more than 800 words, including 86 adjectives and 50 verbs
Textbook
"Japanese for Busy People Vol.1" (by Kodansha International)
with Audio CD
and
MLC original "Survival Japanese"
(500 yen → FREE)
Program of study
Class Chapter Grammar Points
1, 2 - Use MLC Original Textbook “Survival Japanese Course”.
Useful daily expressions, Basic structures, Self-introduction, Shopping, Ordering and payment at a restaurant, Expressions for train and taxi
3 1 “This is/isn’t ...”, “Is this ...?”, “of”
4 2 Telephone numbers, “what”, “1, 2, 3, 4.....9”
5 3 “from ... to ...”, “... o’clock”, “... minutes”
6 4 “this/that”, “10.....90”, “1,000yen”, “10,000yen”
7 5 Counter, “Please give me ...”
8 6 “come/go/return to...”, “when”, “alone”, “with”, “last week, this week ...”
9 7 “by means of”, “at (time)”, month, day of the month, day of the week
10 8 “by means of”, “at (time)”, month, day of the month, day of the week
11 - Review
12 9 “over there”, “one person, two persons ...”, “a lot, many”
13 10 Verbs, Object markers “o”, “every ...”
14 - Review
15 11 Indirect object markers “ni”, “Why” “because”, “always, often, sometimes ...”, family name
16 12 Adjectives (present tense)
17 13 “give”, “receive
18 14 Adjectives (past tense)
19 15 “Let’s ...”, “Shall we ...?”, “Will you ...?”, “There is [an event/accident] at ...”
20 16 “Shall I ...?”, “I have ...”
21 - Review
22 - Verb te-form introduction
23 17 Verb te-form “..., and then ...”
24 18 Verb te-form “Please (do) ...”
25 19 “get on ... from ...”, “get off ... at ...”
26 20 Verb te-form “May I ...?”
27 21 Verb nai-form, “Please do not ...”
28 22 Verb te-form “be ...ing”
29 23 “live in ...”, “work for ...”, “know ...”, “sell”
30 24 “I’m good at ...”, “I like ...”, “I understand ...”
31 25 “I want to ...”
32 - Review
  • One lesson is 90 min., 3,880 yen.
  • No Registration Fee
  • Minimum number of student for each class is two. Maximum is four. A group lesson can be started whenever two students are enrolled.
  • Have no one to study with? No problem. We'll match you up with a student of the similar level who can work on the same schedule as you.
  • Fixed schedule course.
Course
(Chapter)
Term Tuition Fee
Once a week, part 1
(1-12)
4 months
(16 lessons, 24 hrs)
62,080 yen
Once a week, Part 2
(13-25)
4 months
(16 lessons, 24 hrs)
62,080 yen
Two times a week *
(1-25)
4 months
(32 lessons, 48 hrs)
124,160 yen
Three times a week *
(1-25)
2 month
+ 8 lessons
(32 lessons, 48 hrs)
124,160 yen
  • 8% tax included. Textbook is not included.

* Two month installments available:
1st month 66,320 yen
2nd month 60,000 yen
Total 126,320 yen

Procedure

1. Please make an appointment.
Please use inquiry form below or Call 03-3493-3727.
2. Interview and level check
We will then explain our courses.

​If this is your first time Japanese learning, we will find someone at the same level for group.
[Yes] → Free trial lesson → Start
[No] → Waiting list → Free trial lesson → Start

If you have learned Japanese, you will be asked to take a level check.
We will then make a lesson plan and find a suitable class for your level and schedule.
[yes] → Free trial lesson (Observe a class) → Join
[No] → Waiting list → Free trial lesson → Join

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Students' voice

  • "The small class size is conductive to learning, and the homework/MLC worksheets have helped me apply the concepts we learned in the classroom."
  • "Friendly teaching environment."
  • "I really like the teaching materials plus the atmosphere was very friendly."
  • "I think MLC is a good place and the staff are all friendly. I would have no drought in suggesting others to take their classes here, if they want to learn Japanese."