Posts by Tyson

August 2019 Event – Summer Cruise on the Tokyo Bay

Summer Cruise in Tokyo Bay No other school can offer the same level of community Japan Switch can. From Japanese learning to cultural events to big parties, we have you covered from all angles. 3 Year Anniversary Party Events Details What is ‘Japanese Summer Cruise’? Called “納涼船” [nouryousen] in Japanese, enjoy a roughly 2 hour…

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Kobayashi Sensei

Japanese Teacher – Kobayashi Sensei Name : Kobayashi Sensei School : JS Shinjuku Language School Japanese Lesson Types : Group and Private Lessons Why did you become a teacher? I like teaching very much since my school days. It is because I have met some unforgettable teachers who always encouraged, helped, supported, and guided myself in my…

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The 2019 Guide to Full-Time Japanese Language School in Tokyo

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Japanese Student Visa Sponsorship I want a Japanese Student Visa To receive a Japanese student visa you need to enroll into a full-time Japanese language program which involves a minimum of a six month commitment and around $3000 dollars. Please note that Japan Switch is not a full-time Japanese language school. I do not need…

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Map to the Shinjuku Japanese Language School

Directions to the Japan Switch – Shinjuku Language School from the JR Shinjuku West Exit Picture 1: Please remember to start from the West Exit! Check for the signs that point towards the West Exit of JR if you are coming from a different train line than JR. Keep in mind that it is the…

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Otake Sensei

Japanese Teacher – Otake Sensei Name : Otake Sensei School : Japan Switch Shinjuku Language School Japanese Lesson Types : Group and Private Lessons Why did you become a teacher? Before I became a Japanese language teacher at Japan Switch, I had been working for American software and video game companies as a member of the English…

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Ultimate Guide to Group and Private Japanese Lessons

Group vs Private Japanese Lessons What is the difference between group and private Japanese lessons? For people have taken Japanese lessons before, this is probably a simple question. However, for those who have not taken lessons, it is impossible to know the difference if you do not have context. We run a 90 student plus…

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Hirayama Sensei

Japanese Language Teacher - Hirayama Shinjuku

Japanese Teacher – Hirayama Sensei Name : Hirayama Sensei School : JS Shinjuku Language School Japanese Lesson Types : Group and Private Lessons Why did you become a teacher? I used to teach Japanese as a volunteer at my local community center in Tokyo. I decided to become a Japanese teacher because I wanted to interact with…

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Anjou Sensei

Anjyo Sensei - Japanese Teacher in Shinjuku

Japanese Teacher – Anjou Sensei Name : Anjou Sensei School : JS Shinjuku Language School Japanese Lesson Types : Group and Private Lessons Why did you become a teacher? I like learning foreign languages. When I learn a foreign language, I can understand the culture and the sense of values at the same time. I think that…

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How to Prepare for Private Japanese Lessons

How to Prepare for Your Private Lessons Our target audience for this article are students who take private lessons. The advice in this article would not apply to people who take group lessons. Private Lessons Allow You To Prepare For Lessons The problem with group lessons is that the pace can never be a perfect…

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Dominic – USA

Dominic – America Why do you want to learn Japanese? From a young age I have always been interested in Japanese culture, from manga to Japanese history, i have always had a fascination with Japan. So when the opportunity arrived for me to live here and study Japanese I jumped on it. Especially since I…

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