CBC, the Japanese language school in Kawasaki (near Tokyo and Yokohama)
Department/Course Course

Short-term Japanese Course

From Daily Conversation to Advanced Japanese Needed at Work

CBC offers a wide range of class levels, from daily conversation to advanced Japanese needed at work.

The class level is determined by the result of a level-check test. The level-check test takes place before the course starts.

Students can take lessons for JLPT accoding to each level

For beginner level, Students who come from countries that do not use kanji, we offer a kanji lesson per week. It’s free of charge.

» Application Guidelines here (residents in Japan)
» Application Guidelines here (those who come from overseas)

Course Schedule and Status of Residence (visa)

Japanese short-term courses open in January, April, July and October.
Each course is about 1 or 3 months.

Those who can stay in Japan with 30 days “Temporary Visitor visa” can take the 1-month course and those who can stay in Japan with 90 days “Temporary Visitor visa” or with “Working Holiday visa” can take the 3-month course.

Of course, those who live in Japan with a residence status of “Dependent”, “Long Term Resident”, “Spouse of Japanese National” and so on can also take the course.

Class level

Class levels are divided into beginner to advanced by each student’s proficiency level.

At the beginner level, students learn from simple greetings and at the advanced level, students learn not only JLPT N1 but also business Japanese conversations that will be useful for employment.

The class level is determined by the result of a level-check test. The level-check test takes place before the course starts.

The Events

Depending on time of course, CBC students can participate in the events below.

CBC also provides information on events other than school events that take place near Kawasaki.

  • May
    Field Trips
  • July
    International Festival by Kawasaki International Association
    Wind chimes Festival at Kawasaki Daishi Furin Ichi
  • August
    Inage Jinja Kawasaki Sanno Festival “Mikoshi Watari”
  • December
    Field Trips
  • January
    New Year Karuta Tournament
  • February
    Sports Event

1 and 3-month Course

Course Name 1-month Course 3-month Course
Spring Course April 9 to May 14 2021 April 9 to June 25 2021
Summer Course June 30 to July 30 2021 July 30 to September 17 2021
Autumn Course October 8 to November 5 2021 October 8 to December 22 2021
Winter Course January 6 to February 4 2022 January 6 to March 18 2022
Tuition Fee 70,000 yen 200,000 yen
Application Deadline 1 week before the start date 1 week before the start date

* Tuition fees do not include textbook fees and event participation fees. Please pay the
tuition fee within one week from the application date .

* It is possible to continue to the next term (other than “Temporary Visitor” status of residence) .

» Application Guidelines here (residents in Japan)
» Application Guidelines here (those who come from overseas)

College of Business and Communication(CBC)

22-9 Ekimae-honcho, Kawasaki-ku, Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa 210-0007, Japan

TEL: 044-244-3200
FAX: 044-244-2277