Study Japanese with Nacel! Learning Japanese will open doors to get to know a rich culture and history. Japanese is a fascinating language that will require a deep study commitment.
Learning Japanese in Japan will allow you to be fully immersed in Japanese traditions and modern pop culture. Check out our programs below.
Why learn Japanese?
Japanese is spoken by over 125 million people, originally in Japan but also nowadays in Japanese emigrant communities in several countries. Many universities provide Japanese language courses. The global popularity of Japanese pop culture (such as cartoons and video games) since the 1990s explains the growing interest in the Japanese language. On a business level, Japan is still an interesting market for global companies.
It doesn't matter if you want to learn Japanese because:
- Do you have a passion for Japanese cartoons, video games, and mangas?
- Looking for recipes for sushi and other Japanese food?
- Interested in Japanese history and samurai?
- Do you practice martial arts and wish to learn more about it?
- Interested in Japanese art and Japanese gardens?
- Wishing to paint Japanese calligraphy and characters?
- Do you intend to develop business with the Japanese market?
- Need to translate something from Japanese to English?
Coming to learn Japanese in Japan with Nacel is the best way to improve your language.
Would you like to learn how to speak Japonese?
Learning Japanese can provide you with excellent career opportunities and broaden your cultural horizons. Japanese is a unique language with a complex honorific system that reflects the hierarchical structure of Japanese society. It has distinct verb forms and vocabulary to indicate the relative status of the speaker and listener.
Pondering over Japanese fluency? Anxious for a swift learning experience? Brace yourself for a dedicated effort. Here are some tips to fast-track your language proficiency:
- Make it a daily practice: do you like podcasts? watching series? reading articles? Whatever it is, set aside a few minutes a day to do these activities in the language you're learning.
- Bring it closer to your reality: learn words that help you in your daily life and vocabulary that is useful for your goal. If you want to travel, try to learn phrases that will help you on your journey. Or is it for work? What phrases do you use to write an email or answer a phone call? Link the learning to your current goal.
- Take notes: it doesn't matter if it's on your cell phone, notebook, or computer, but get into the habit of writing new words or phrases. This will help your memorization.
- Use available resources: whether it's online classes, language apps, or study groups. There are many ways to practice. See which one interests you most and get started.
- Consider formal classes: although there are many ways to experience the language in everyday life, it is very important to make time to learn in a structured way.
- Be consistent: one of the most important things for language fluency is to choose how you want to immerse yourself in the language and to do so consistently.
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Accelerate your language learning with these practical tips. Imagine integrating them for a rapid language boost while living abroad, studying, and immersing yourself in the local culture. Let Nacel be your partner in this adventure!
Which tests prove proficiency in Japan?
Proficiency tests are widely used by universities and companies. They consist of reading, listening, speaking, and writing. Here are the tests of proficiency in Japanese:
- JLPT: the Japanese Language Proficiency Test is the standardized test provided by the Japanese government to measure spoken and written comprehension of Japanese for second language learners.
- BJT: the Business Japanese Proficiency Test assesses an individual’s ability to communicate in a business environment in Japanese.
- EJU: the Examination for Japanese University Admission for International Students is a standardized test that measures an individual’s academic ability in Japanese.
So, are you convinced? Choose one of our programs to study in Japan. Nacel is here to help you achieve your goals.
Find out more
Japan has many dialects, and the Japanese language is written using a combination of three different types of script: Chinese characters and two syllabic scripts that are modified versions of Chinese characters. The Latin alphabet is also frequently used in modern Japanese, especially for company names and logos, advertising, and when entering Japanese into a computer.
Japanese vocabulary has been heavily influenced by other languages, particularly Chinese. Today, the colloquial language known as KÅgo is the primary method of speaking and writing Japanese, while the grammar and vocabulary of Bungo, the literary language, are also occasionally used in modern Japanese.
Learn Japanese now with Nacel!
Study Japanese with Nacel! We offer our students several opportunities to learn how to speak Japanese.
Teenagers will enjoy studying in a High School exchange in Japan and learn about the Japanese language, history, and culture.
Learn Japanese in Tokyo, Fukuoka, Kyoto, or Nagoya! Adults looking for a course will rather choose our Language School.
Enjoy activities and Japanese courses during the summer with our Summer Camp!
Discover our offer right now to learn Japanese in Japan!