22430 ne 39th way
Redmond, wa 98053

phone:  425-891-2129

Fax:     1-612-241-9652

 

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Minimum age requirement for students is 14 years old.  No exceptions.

 

Instruction is available: 

            3:00 pm to   9:00 pm Tuesday/Thursday/Friday

            8:00 am to   3:00 pm Sunday

                            Closed on Monday/Wednesday/Saturday

We are closed 31 Oct, 26-30 Nov, 24-25 & 31 Dec.
 

Private Lessons
Private lessons are 110 minutes per session.  We have provided private lessons for from beginner level to extremely advanced level (for actual college professor with Japanese major PhD.). We have a big selection of textbook, for high school student, college students, and business person.  Even Anime/Manga is available. We individualize each class to follow your own specialty, interest, and pace.  We can help for the preparation for the exchanged student programs, Foreign Study programs for high school and university, JET program, business trip, etc. We also provide Japanese essay/report/speech training for native Japanese speakers.  Especially college essay training for native Japanese high school students is highly admired.  We guarantee our teaching skill and knowledge.  Please contact us to arrange your schedule (We will ask for your first and second choices for a day and time of your lessons).  The minimum order is for 5 lessons.
 

          Tuition:  $450 / five (5) 110 minutes lessons .......... $90 /110 minutes 

          Lesson fees are due 72 hours before the first lesson of each month.

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Semiprivate Lessons

Semiprivate lessons are also 110 minutes per session.  We have provided semi-private lessons from beginner level to advanced level We offer a large selection of textbooks for students and business person.   We individualize each class to follow your own demand.   We guarantee our teaching skill and knowledge and believe you would be more than satisfied.  Please contact us to arrange your schedule  (We will ask for your first and second choices for a day and time of your lessons).  The minimum order of Semiprivate with 2 students is for 6 lessons and with 3 students is 7 lessons.
 

          Tuition:  2 students -- $360 / person/eight  (6) 110 minutes lessons ...... $53 /110 minutes/person

                      3 students -- $360 / person/eleven(7) 110 minutes lessons ...... $38 /110 minutes/person

          Lesson fees are due 72 hours before the first lesson of each month.

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Online Lessons (Skype)

We provide Online lessons by Skype.  Online lessons are 90 minutes per session.  When you enroll in Online lessons you will enjoy five (5) 90 minutes sessions.  We have provided online lessons for from beginner level to extremely advanced level. We have a big selection of textbook, for high school/college student and business person.  We individualize each class to follow your own specialty, interest, and pace.  We focus on speaking/listening/reading, and guarantee our teaching skill and knowledge.  Please contact us to arrange your schedule (We will ask for your first and second choices for a day and time of your lessons).  The minimum order is for 5 lessons.
 

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          Tuition:  $350 / five (5) 90 minutes lessons .......... $70 / 90 minutes 

          Lesson fees are due 72 hours before the first lesson.

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Group Lessons
When you enroll in Group lessons you will enjoy eight (8) 110 minutes sessions.  We focus on formal & semi-formal business Japanese language.  A textbook is required.  You can buy the textbook through Japanese Language Center (JLC) at the same time as your registration if you like.  More advanced Japanese Course and Test Courses require $10 for the material fees.  JLC provides beginning (101-103+), intermediate (201-203), advanced courses (301-303), more advanced course, Manga/Anime course, Special courses for JLPT Test, and we offer courses for teenagers (100-300). 

 

To enroll in the class you must complete your registration and payment no later than 72 hours before the first class of each course.  We don't accept payment for enrollment on the first day of the course.  We teach from the first class and don't want to waste your time with administrivia such as payments.  The number of students should be usually 4-6 in a group.  Our group lessons are restricted to six (6) students. This allows personal interaction not experienced when classes are too large. 

 

Please sign up early before the class becomes full.  Courses with less than 4 registrants will be transferred from the regular group course to the Special Offered Course automatically.  The Special Offered Course provides $450 valued private course (5 sessions) or $360 valued semi-private course (6 sessions) with the same tuition that you paid for group course.  Please check a Lesson Contract in detail. 

 

 Tuition: $230 / course  

 Lesson fees are due 72 hours before the first lesson of the course.

 

To see what a Contract for the appropriate type of course looks like click here.

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On-site Lessons (your location)
If you desire the lessons to be taught at your site, there is an additional charge of 40%.  For 30-60 minutes drive time, there is an additional driving charge of $10 / lesson.  Any parking fees will be invoiced to the client. If you have any questions, please give us a call or email us.  

 

On-site Corporate Lessons
If you desire the group lessons at your corporate site, the tuition depends on the number of students in a group.  We have special rates for large groups.  Please contact us about On-site Group Lesson Fees.  We provide textbooks at nominal cost and the fees will be invoiced to the client.  The lesson fees allow 30 minutes drive.  For 30-60 minutes drive time, there is an additional driving charge of $10 / lesson.  Any parking fees will be invoiced to the client. If you have any questions, please give us a call or email us.

 

Cancellation/Makeup Policy
Lesson fees are not refundable after registration. However, if a whole course is cancelled by Japanese Language Center, the student has the option of rescheduling or refund-in-full.  However, if you paid your tuition via PayPal, we refund the amount after reducing PayPal charging fees.  For regular Private, Semi-private, or Online lessons, we will make up the lesson you missed when you provide us a notice of the cancellation 48 hours in advance.  For Group Courses including Special Offered Program, we will not make up the lesson you missed.  Even if you give us an early notice about your absence, there is no make up, no reschedule, nor refund.  Please check a Lesson Contract in detail. If you would like to schedule an appointment to make up a group class that you missed, we will offer a discounted lesson at 20% off of  the regular private/semi-private lesson fees for this situation only at the instructor's discretion.  
 

Other Policy
We open the door for the students to come in 10 minutes before the lesson and close the door 10 minutes after the end of lesson.  We don't allow students use the premises for self-study.  If you would like to observe a class, you must make an appointment for that.  Please note it is limited to 15 minutes.

Registration for more than one course together in a same term results in a 10% discount of your second purchased block of lessons.

If you are full time college/university student, you should get a 10% discount of your next purchased block of lessons.

Recommend JLC to your friend and earn tuition discount.  Any referrals signing up for a class results in a 10% discount of your next purchased block of lessons (for you and your friend).  There's no limit to how much you can save.  If enough referrals sign up, your tuition could be free.