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:

Spring Extended Semester Abroad

Join us for a challenging and rewarding opportunity to gain proficiency in the Japanese language while enjoying the culture and lifestyle that only living in Tokyo can provide. Spring Extended Applications due Aug. 13.

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Student Life

Past and present students share their thoughts and experiences on studying in Japan.

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Testimonials

Because I am a huge fan of research and spreadsheets, I created an excel worksheet comparing numerous Japanese study abroad programs by cost, housing, length of study, and many other comparison points. Overall, KCP came out superior based on the amount of things that you get for the price. After completing the program, I can say choosing KCP was a perfect decision. KCP is a real school — professional teachers, strict grading systems, textbooks – the whole package. KCP proved to be much more than I expected – the classes are tough, but it taught me how to work harder, build a work ethic, and I am coming out with many rich experiences thanks to KCP. This school truly prepares you for higher levels and entrance into Japanese colleges.

—Rachel Burch