Job Hunt general course

For those who are thinking on working in Japan or work at a Japanese company. NLS not only improves your Japanese ability, but also offers various courses with a view for employment and job hunting.

Job Hunt general course

1 to 2 years course.

This course is designed not only to study Japanese, but also to acquire various knowledge necessary to be able to find a job in Japan.

This course is recommended for those who have completed higher education in their home country and have work experience and specialized skills.

Improve your
Japanese skills

With the help of NLS experienced teachers and through our teaching program designed around “tasks” activities, you will be able to master the 4 most important skills of the Japanese language, “Reading”, “Speaking”, “Writing” and “listening”

Job Hunting techniques

Learn the necessary knowledge to perform job hunting correctly, such as creating resumes, company research, and mock interviews. Along side the support of our experienced teachers.

Continue your
career in Japan

Discover and improve yourself entering a new environment with different working style and culture and enrich your resume.

コース内容

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Intermediate-Advanced
  • Advanced

Duration: 6 months

Level to acquire: JLPT N5~N4

In this course you will start with the basics of hearing and conversation, putting special emphasis in conversation. You will also be introduced to easier ways to read and comprehend information on your surroundings as well as a start up in a Japanese useful for daily basis.

Focus and goals of the course:

The objective of these first 6 months is to become familiar with the language and start using it in your day-to-day life to be able to undertake simple tasks such as shopping, reading and writing small emails or having small conversations about familiar topics.

Skills to Learn:

  • Study and reinforcement of hiragana and katakana.
  • 2000 words + 300 Kanji.
  • Greetings and introducing yourself.
  • Ability to listen and follow short and simple conversations.
  • Basic patterns and expressions of the language.
  • Ability to express ideas on a personal level.

Duration: 6 months

Level to acquire: JLPT N3

This course focuses on increasing the student's ability not only to listen and understand their surroundings but also to comprehend and act according in response to the interactions with other people.

Focus and goals of the course:

Being able to use advanced expressions and patterns for communication, as well understand key points of information on readings or conversations given to the student without prior preparation and respond accordingly to it.

Skills to Learn:

  • Increase of vocabulary to 5000 words and knowledge of Kanji to 1000.
  • Communication ability to communicate without prior preparation.
  • Express personal ideas in context of the conversation.
  • Ability to write ideas or opinions explained with simple reasoning.

Duration: 6 months

Level to acquire: JLPT N3~N2

In this course, the students learn how to express their own fields of interest with expressions, patters and words used by native people, letting the student increase their conversational skills to be able to participate in more interesting an abstract topic in Japanese.

Focus and goals of the course:

Being able to say and defend your own point of view on detail in different conversation topics or by writing, as well as being able to start to understand details in newspapers and essays.

Skills to Learn:

  • Increase vocabulary to 8000 words and knowledge of Kanji to 1500.
  • Usage of expressions and patterns used by native people on difficult conversations.
  • Capacity to explain in detail about any topic or field of self-interest.
  • Being able to write and read topics of common interest in a logical and reasonable way.

Duration: 6 months

Level to acquire: JLPT N2~N1

The advanced course aims to give students a basic understanding of Japanese business activities. In addition, start preparations for job hunting while learning the knowledge necessary for job hunting in a practical way.

Focus and goals of the course:

Become able to use and understand the proper usage of the different levels in the Japanese language, taking in to account the status of the other person. In addition, practice your reading skills to be able to understand the content inside documents being for your job hunting or for actual work.

Skills to Learn:

  • Increase of vocabulary to 10,000 words and Kanji knowledge to 2000 Kanji.
  • Learn specific words for specific topic and how to use them correctly in context.
  • Ability to read and understand different topics while understanding their meaning with ease.
  • Being able to read the environment and change Japanese formality level as needed.
  • Being able to read and understand with ease differs kind of readings.

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