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♦The course is designed for foreign nationals living in Osaka, whose levels of Japanese are beginner to upper intermediate to learn basic Japanese focused mainly on conversation knowledge necessary for daily life.
♦ Spring, Autumn and Winter courses have respectably 6 classes.
♦ Each class intakes about 12 to 13 persons.
♦ Classes are given by experienced teachers who teach regular classes (preparatory course)
♦ Co-sponsored by Osaka International House Foundation.

1. Contents

<Eligibility>Foreigners who can not converse well in Japanese
*Applicants who live or work in Osaka
*Applicants who are able to attend all the lessons

<Qualification>Applicants with proper visa for staying in Japan during a training period.
*Priority will be given to those who take this "Basic Japanese for daily use" course for the first time.

<Participation fee>JPY30,000 (including textbook)
* Payment details (our bank details) will be informed at the time of your admission.
* Note that the tuitions once paid will not be refund.


  • The contents of all 3 courses are the same.
Course Term
Spring course from Monday, April 24th, 2017 to Friday, July 14th, 2017
Autumn course
from Monday, August 21st, 2017 to Friday, November 10th, 2017
* No class; one day each in the middle of September and of October due to school events.
Winter course from Monday, November 27th, 2017 to Friday, March 2nd, 2018
*Winter holiday; December 21st, 2017 to January 10th, 2018.

<Hours>Monday through Friday (2 class hours a day, each class hour is for 50 minutes)
*No class on Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays.
*No class switch is possible during the course period.

Classes Level Hours
Morning classes Beginner (2 classes) / Intermediate / Upper intermediate from 10:10 am to 12:00 pm
Afternoon classes Beginner / Intermediate from 1:10 pm to 3:00 pm
  • No upper intermediate class in the afternoon.
  • No class switch is possible during the course period.

2. Application details

<To new students (applicants who never studied in any level of the course) >

-Applicants should come to school office in person for application.
-Bring the filled out application, your passport (or resident's card) and a photo.
-Classes will be filled by first come first serve basis. The contents of all courses are the same.
-After reaching full capacity, you will be placed in a waiting list.

Course Application period
Spring from Friday, Aptil 14th, 2017 (starts at 9:15 a.m.)
Autumn from Tuesday, August 8th, 2017 (starts at 9:15 a.m.)
Winter from Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 (starts at 9:15 a.m.)

<To continuing students (applicants who have ever studied in any level of the course) >

An applicant who has ever studied in any level of the course may be able to study in the course again. But, as a rule, seating priority is given to those who apply for the course for the first time. Therefore, an applicant who wants to retake the course will be able to do so only if there are still spots left in your desired class and, remaining spots will be assigned by the school’s lottery. The lottery is carried out by the school committee and, result will be informed to the applicant prior to the start of course.

Filled application needs to be faxed or posted to the school by the application date stated above.
Make sure to state desired class and contact information such as your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address.
An applicant who has faxed or posted application form by the application date does not need to come to the school on that day.

3. Application form

4. Flyers

5. For inquires and application

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Independent Administrative Institution
Japan Student Services Organization
Osaka Japanese Language Education Center

8-3-13 Uehonmachi, Tennoji-ku, Osaka City, Osaka 543-0001 Japan
TEL +81-6-6774-0033 FAX +81-6-6774-0788
info-oskn<@> (Japanese, English, Chinese and Korean)
* When sending e-mails, please remove "<" and ">" before and after "@".
Office hours: 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, Monday thru Friday
*Closed on Saturdays, Sundays, National Holidays and Year-end and New Year Holidays
7 minutes walk from "Shitennojimae Yuhigaoka" Station of Tanimachi Line

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