Academics

Direct Japanese language immersion training in Tokyo is the sound academic method.

learn Japanese via the direct method

KCP International Japanese Language School employs the Direct Method, or full Japanese language immersion, in its language classes, and the culture classes are usually taught in English. Classes contain 15 to 20 students with two to three instructors per class, depending on level. Abundant outside-class help is offered. Student evaluations consistently rate the teachers very highly as key assets in the program.

KCP students: a global village

Most KCP students are from other Asian countries such as Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, and Taiwan. Studying with a diverse student body contributes to the unique KCP experience. In today’s global village, it is vital to appreciate the cultural practices, politico-economics, and histories of countries different from your own. At KCP International Japanese Language School, students from different cultures, with distinct languages and traditions, can learn the Japanese language and culture together . . . and grow in their understanding of each other. Many Asian students in the program are genuinely interested in American life and culture, so there is plenty of opportunity for spirited social exchange.

You take two courses at KCP:

Testimonials

Tanaka-san and Utami-san are fantastic: approachable, sympathetic, and knowledgeable. I could take any problem to them, and receive an answer to every question. They are extraordinary assets to the program.

—Sara Sumpter

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