Beginner's Course - Online Group Lesson (Fixed schedule course)

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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 AJALT)
Japanese for Busy People 1 Romanized version Japanese for Busy People 1 Kana version 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 “There is/are ...", "where", "on, nearby ...", "..., and so on", "nothing/no one"
11 9 “over there”, “one person, two persons ...”, “a lot, many”
12 10-1 Verbs, Object markers “o”, “every ...”
13 10-2 40 verbs
14 11 Indirect object markers “ni”, “Why” “because”, “always, often, sometimes ...”, family name
15 12 Adjectives (present tense)
16   Review
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   Verb te-form introduction
22 17 Verb te-form “..., and then ...”
23 18 Verb te-form “Please (do) ...”
24   Review
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., 3,960 yen (10% tax included)
  • No Registration Fee
  • The minimum number of students for each class is two. Maximum is four. A group lesson can be started whenever two students are enrolled.
  • Fixed schedule course
  • This course uses Skype. Not Zoom.
  • Tuition fees (10% tax included), Textbook is not included.
    Course
    (Chapter)
    Term Tuition Fee
    Once a week, part 1
    (1-12)
    4 months
    (16 lessons, 24 hrs)
    63,360 yen
    Once a week, Part 2
    (13-25)
    4 months
    (16 lessons, 24 hrs)
    63,360 yen
    Two times a week *
    (1-25)
    4 months
    (32 lessons, 48 hrs)
    126,720 yen *

    * Two month installments available (10% tax included)
    1st month 68,920 yen
    2nd month 60,000 yen
    Total 128,920 yen
  • Payment method
    <Domestic>
    ・Cash
    ・Bank transfer
    ・PayPal (5% handling fee will be added)
     If you don't have a PayPal account, you can still pay with PayPal using your credit card.
     → PayPal payment procedure

    <From overseas>
    ・Bank transfer (A handling fee of 4,000 yen in Japan and a handling fee of a transit bank outside Japan will be added. In some cases, additional fees may be charged for transit banks in Japan and overseas.)
    ・PayPal (5% handling fee will be added)
     If you don't have a PayPal account, you can still pay with PayPal using your credit card.
      → PayPal payment procedure

Procedure

1. Questionnaire
Fill out this form
2. Interview, Level Check
By Skype, about 30 min.
3. Arrangement
We will find someone at the same level for the group.
4. Trial lesson
30 min.
5.Start Lesson
 
 

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."