ISI Summer Course 2019

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Presenting our Tokyo and Kyoto summer courses!
Learn Japanese, and experience daily life and culture in Japan!
Enjoy the best summer ever!

Course Summary

School Kyoto Campus Tokyo-Takadanobaba Campus
Normal Summer Course Premium Course Premium Course
Standard Course Standard Course
Basic Course Basic Course
Special Summer Course Intensive JLPT Summer Course

Remaining Spaces

Kyoto

Course Name Duration Remaining Spaces (As of 1st Jan) Course Overview
Premium Course 8th – 31st July


5th – 30th August

Yes


Yes

A super satisfying course that lets you enjoy Kyoto’s summer. You’ll take part in all the cultural activities and trips, including Zen Meditation, Japanese cooking and an acclaimed theatre performance by GEAR.
Standard Course 8th – 31st July


5th – 30th August

Yes


Yes

Learn about Japan’s history and traditions, then experience them for yourself. Lots of fun things to do on the weekends!
Basic Course 8th – 31st July


5th – 30th August

Yes


Yes

A course with great value for money. We recommend this course if you want the freedom to explore Kyoto yourself.

Tokyo

Course Name Duration Remaining Spaces (As of 1st Jan) Course Overview
Premium Course 8th – 31st July


5th – 23rd August

Yes


Yes

Special activities such as a traditional boat ride and a Team Lab performance. Participate in ALL activities!
Standard Course 8th – 31st July


5th – 23rd August

Yes


Yes

Learn about Japan’s history and traditions. You’ll visit places like Asakusa and Disneyland on weekends!
Basic Course 8th – 31st July


5th – 23rd August

Yes


Yes

A course with great value for money. We recommend this course if you want to explore the city yourself or enjoy spending time on your own.
Intensive JLPT Summer Course 22nd July – 16th August Yes Recommended to everyone studying for the JLPT N1, N2 and N3! You’ll study common and past questions from the exam, and take lessons in Language Knowledge (Kanji, Vocabulary and Grammar), Reading Comprehension and Listening Comprehension.

Why ISI?

ISI Summer Course focuses on improving Japanese communication skills in a short time and experiencing real Japanese culture. Learn Japanese at a level suitable for you, and use the words you’ve learned in the activities.

You’ll share all kinds of amazing experiences with students from all over the world! ISI Summer Course lets you try more than you can ever imagine!

Student Voices

  • I made so many memories. I want to do it all again!
  • I did so many new things. I’m very satisfied.
  • Thanks to ISI, I got to travel to a country I love, and my cultural knowledge and Japanese skills improved!
  • It was so fun!
  • I’d like to thank the teachers for their excellent lessons.
  • The activities and lessons were perfect. I’m glad I came.
  • The teachers were really kind!

About the Course

  • Age requirement: 16 years old and above.
  • Intensive Japanese morning lessons from absolute beginners to early intermediate levels (CEFR: A1~B1).
  • Class schedule: 8:50 ~ 12:00. Only Japanese is used in class!
  • Cultural experiences and excursions in the afternoons and weekends.
  • Select from 3 courses in either July or August! (Included activities are different!)

 

3 Reasons to Join

1. Activities and Workshops about Traditional Japanese Culture
We’ve arranged lots of different activities for you to enjoy, so you can experience Japan’s cultural traditions and modern technology firsthand.

2. Form a Group with Students who Love the Same Things as You!
Is there somewhere in Kyoto you wanted to go, but didn’t get the chance earlier? Want to go somewhere we visited again? On the first week of the group tour, you’ll have the chance to visit a place you’re interested in with like-minded students! You’ll form a group, create a schedule and go there! Create unforgettable memories with your friends, and try out the Japanese you learnt in class. You’ll make a presentation about it as well. We’ll reserve a taxi for you so you can explore Kyoto in comfort.

3. Meet Students from All Over the World!
Study alongside students from all over the world. Make friends across the globe with ISI!

Course Activity
▶ Premium Includes all activities (■◉★)
▶ Standard Includes activities marked (■◉)
▶ Basic Only includes activities marked ()

July

Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat
7
Arrival
8
Orientation / Level Check()
9
Welcome Party()
10
AM: Lesson
PM: Yukata Experience()
11
AM: Lesson
PM: Free Time
12
AM: Lesson
PM: Japanese Cooking Lesson()
13
Nara One Day Bus Tour()
14
Free Time
15
National Holiday (Free Time)
16
AM: Lesson
PM: Chat with Japanese Locals()
17
AM: Gion Matsuri Festival (The Museum of Kyoto) ()
PM: Free Time
18
AM: Lesson
PM: VR Ninja()
19
AM: Lesson
PM: Making Food Samples()
20
Universal Studios Japan()
21
Free Time
22
AM: Lesson Group Tour Planning Meeting()
PM: Free Time
23
AM: Lesson Group Tour Planning Meeting()
PM: Zen Meditation()
24
AM: Lesson Group Tour()
PM: Group Tour()
25
AM: Lesson Group Tour Summary()
PM: Free Time
26
AM: Lesson Group Tour Presentation()
PM: Option: Tokyo Mystery Tour
27
Option: Tokyo Mystery Tour
28
Option: Tokyo Mystery Tour
29
AM: Lesson
PM: GEAR()
30
AM: Lesson
PM: Calligraphy()
31
AM: Lesson
PM: Farewell Party()
8/1
Departure
2 3

 

August

Sun Mon Tues Weds Thurs Fri Sat
4
Arrival
5
Orientation / Level Check / Welcome Party()
6
AM: Lesson
PM: Free Time
7
AM: Lesson(Kitano Tenmangu Shrine)()
PM: Free Time
8
AM: Lesson
PM: Japanese Cooking Lesson()
9
AM: Lesson
PM: Making Food Samples()
10
Universal Studios Japan()
11
Free Time
12
School Holiday Option: Tokyo Mystery Tour
13
School Holiday Option: Tokyo Mystery Tour
14
School Holiday Option: Tokyo Mystery Tour
15
School Holiday
16
School Holiday
17
Free Time
18
Free Time
19
AM: Lesson
PM: Free Time
20
AM: Lesson
PM: Zen Meditation()
21
AM: Lesson
PM: Chat with Japanese Locals()
22
AM: Lesson
PM: Free Time
23
AM: Lesson
PM: Calligraphy()
24
Nara One Day Bus Tour ()
25
Free Time
26
AM: Lesson Group Tour Planning Meeting()
PM:GEAR()
27
AM: Lesson Group Tour Planning Meeting()
PM: Free Time
28
AM: Lesson Group Tour()
PM: Group Tour()
29
AM: Lesson Group Tour Summary()
PM: Farewell Party()
30
AM: Lesson
Group Tour Presentation()
PM: Free Time
31
Departure

 

Course Fees Include:

  • Japanese Classes (8:50AM~12:00PM)
  • Lesson Materials and Facility Use Fees
  • Activities and Entrance Fees
  • Yukata Kimono! (1)
  • One-way tickets to the activity locations + a free ICOCA card! (We’ll give you the ICOCA card at Orientation.) (2)

1 Students on the Premium and Standard Courses receive a free Yukata!
2 An ICOCA card is a prepaid smart card that allows you to use most public transport (metro, trains, buses, monorail) in Japan. You can also use it in some shops and restaurants. We’ll give you one charged with 1,500 yen.

Course Fees Do Not Include:

  • Flights to and from Japan, Accommodation, Airport pick up, Commuter pass from accommodation to the school, Travel Insurance, Food (except when part of an activity).
  • Free participation activities (please pay the entrance fee and transportation fees yourself).

From Kyoto to Tokyo! Tokyo Mystery Tour Fees (Optional) 

  • 26th – 28th July (3 days, 2 nights) : 108,000 JPY
  • 12th – 14th August (3 days, 2 nights) : 129,600 JPY

Accommodation (Optional) 

 JPY~Duration ISI Arranged Accommodation (Twin Room) ISI Arranged Accommodation (Single Room) Homestay
July – 4 Weeks (25 Nights) 82,400 JPY~ 83,200 JPY~ 154,500 JPY
July – 4 Weeks (26 Nights) 84,800 JPY~ 86,400 JPY~ 159,800 JPY
August – 4 Weeks (27 Nights) 87,200 JPY~ 89,600 JPY~ 165,100 JPY
August – 4 Weeks (28 Nights) 89,600 JPY~ 92,800 JPY~ 170,400 JPY

Airport Pick Up (Optional) 

We offer an airport pick up service from Kansai (KIX) or Itami (ITM) Airport to your accommodation (6,000 – 18,000 JPY/one way depending on the destination).

Normal Summer Course (Premium, Standard, Basic)

  • Age requirement: 15 years old and above.
  • Intensive Japanese morning lessons covering all language levels.
  • Class schedule: 8:50 ~ 12:00. Only Japanese is used in class!
  • Cultural experiences and excursions in the afternoons and weekends.
  • Select from 3 courses in either July or August! (Included activities are different!)

 

Four Reasons to Join!

1. Opportunities to Hang Out with Japanese Locals!
Participate in some activities with local Japanese students! Try chatting to them in Japanese!

2. Form a Group with Students who Love the Same Things as You!
Is there somewhere in Tokyo you wanted to go, but didn’t get the chance earlier? Want to go somewhere we visited again? On the last week of the group tour, you’ll have the chance to visit a place you’re interested in with like-minded students! You’ll form a group, create a schedule and go there! Create unforgettable memories with your friends, and try out the Japanese you learnt in class. You’ll make a presentation about it as well.

3. Meet Students from all over the World!
Study alongside students from all over the world. Make friends across the globe with ISI!

4. Study in our Brand New Campus
Our new campus opens in July, and you’ll be using it!

Intensive JLPT Summer Course

  • Age requirement: 15 years old and above.
  • For people aiming for the JLPT N1, N2 or N3.
  • All classes offered focus on the JLPT.
  • Lessons focusing on each section of the exam.
  • Includes a day trip to Tokyo Disneyland!

4 Reasons to Join

1. Level up with ISI’s years of experience.
We’ll offer all our expertise in passing the exam. We’ll explain everything you need to know and more.

2. Study alongside students with the same goals!
Get motivated studying alongside friends with the same goals.

3. Have fun at Tokyo Disneyland!
Forget about studying for a day and have fun!

4. Study in our brand new campus!
Our wonderful new campus is waiting for you.

Course Activity
▶ Premium Includes all activities (■◉★)
▶ Standard Includes activities marked (■◉)
▶ Basic Only includes activities marked ()
Intensive JLPT See the Intensive JLPT Calendar

July (Premium, Standard, Basic)

Sun Mon Tues Weds Thurs Fri Sat
7
Arrival
8
Orientation / Level Check ()
9
Welcome Party ()
10
AM: Lesson
PM: Free Time
11
AM: Lesson
PM: Yukata Experience ()
Taiko Drums ()
12
AM: Lesson
PM: Free Time
13
Skytree and Asakusa Bus Trip (Lunch Included)()
14
Free Time
15
National Holiday (Free Time)
16
AM: Lesson
PM: Sumo ()
17
AM: Lesson
PM:Team Lab ()
18
AM: Lesson
PM: Tea Ceremony()
19
AM: Lesson
PM: Free Time
20
Disneyland ()
21
Free Time
22
AM: Lesson
PM: Making Food Samples ()
23
AM: Lesson
PM: Chat with Japanese Teenagers ()
24
AM: Lesson
PM: Free Time
25
AM: Lesson
PM: Calligraphy()
26
AM: Lesson
PM: Yakatabune Traditional Boat Ride
()
27
Free Time
28
Free Time
29
AM: Lesson
PM: Group Tour Planning Meeting ()Candy Workshop()
30
AM: Lesson
PM: Group Tour ()
31
AM: Lesson
PM: Group Tour Summary and Presentation() Farewell Party ()
8/1
Departure
2 3

August (Premium, Standard, Basic)

Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat
4
Arrival
5 Orientation/Level Check/Welcome Party () 6
AM: Lesson
PM: Calligraphy ()
7
AM: Lesson
PM: Chat with Japanese Teenagers ()
8
AM: Lesson
PM: Taiko Drums()
9
AM: Lesson
PM: Yukata Experience()
10
Disneyland()
11
Free Time
12
AM: Lesson
PM: Making Food Samples ()
13
AM: Lesson
PM: Free Time
14
AM: Lesson
PM: Free Time
15
AM: Lesson
PM: Sumo ()
Team Lab ()
16
AM: Lesson
PM: Free Time
17
Skytree and Asakusa Bus Trip (Lunch Included)()
18
Free Time
19
AM: Lesson
PM: Group Tour Planning Meeting ()
20
AM: Lesson
PM: Group Tour ()
21
AM: Lesson
PM: Yakatabune Traditional Boat Ride ()
22
AM: Lesson
PM: Group Tour Summary and Presentation()
23
AM: Lesson
PM: Farewell Party ()
24
Departure

 

Intensive JLPT Course

Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat
7/21
Arrival
22
Orientation / Level Check / Welcome Party
23
AM:
Kanji, Vocabulary, Grammar
PM: Reading & Listening
24
AM: Kanji, Vocabulary, Grammar
PM: Free Time
25
AM: Kanji, Vocabulary, Grammar
PM: Reading & Listening
26
AM: Kanji, Vocabulary, Grammar
PM: Reading & Listening
27
Free Time
28
Free Time
29
AM: Kanji, Vocabulary, Grammar
PM: Reading & Listening
30
AM: Kanji, Vocabulary, Grammar
PM: Reading & Listening
31
AM: Reading
PM:
Free Time
8/1
AM: Kanji, Vocabulary, Grammar
PM: Reading & Listening
2
AM: Kanji, Vocabulary, Grammar
PM: Reading & Listening
3
Free Time
4
Free Time
5
AM: Kanji, Vocabulary, Grammar
PM: Reading & Listening
6
AM: Kanji, Vocabulary, Grammar
PM: Reading & Listening
7
AM: Listening
PM: Free Time
8
AM: Kanji, Vocabulary, Grammar
PM: Reading & Listening
9
AM: Kanji, Vocabulary, Grammar
PM: Reading & Listening
10
Disneyland
11
Free Time
12
AM: Kanji, Vocabulary, Grammar
PM: Reading & Listening
13
AM: Kanji, Vocabulary, Grammar
PM: Reading & Listening
14
AM: Kanji, Vocabulary, Grammar
PM:
Free Time
15
AM: Kanji, Vocabulary, Grammar
PM: Reading & Listening
16
AM: Kanji, Vocabulary, Grammar
PM: Farewell Party
17
Departure

Other Accommodation Options

Course ISI Arranged Accommodation (Single Room) Homestay (Single Room)
July Premium 388,600 JPY 419,500 JPY
Standard 338,600 JPY 369,500 JPY
Basic 268,600 JPY 299,500 JPY
August Premium 330,600 JPY 353,000 JPY
Standard 283,600 JPY 306,000 JPY
Basic 220,600 JPY 243,000 JPY

Course Only Fee

July
Premium 4 Weeks 265,000 JPY
Standard 4 Weeks 215,000 JPY
Basic 4 Weeks 145,000 JPY
August
Premium 3 Weeks 225,000 JPY
Standard 3 Weeks 178,000 JPY
Basic 3 Weeks 115,000 JPY

Airport Pick Up (Optional)

We offer an airport pick up service from Haneda (HND) or Narita (NRT) Airport to your accommodation (6,000 – 31,000 JPY/one way depending on the destination).

Course Fees Include:

  • Japanese Classes (From 8:50 until 12:00)
  • Lesson Materials and Facility Use Fees
  • Yukata Kimono! (1)
  • Accommodation on the Following Dates (Arranged by ISI)
Course Check-In Check-Out Days
July 7th July (Sun) 1st August (Thurs) 25
Augus 4th August (Sun) 24th August (Sat) 20

*Please Contact Us if You Want to Add Extra Dates
*Please Check the Application Requirements for More Details and the Refund Policy.

  • Activities and Entrance Fees
  • One way tickets to the activity locations + Free SUICA Card!  (We’ll give you the SUICA card at orientation.) (2)
    *One-way tickets aren’t included in the group tour (but you will receive some spending money, which can be used to cover transport.
    1 Students on the Premium and Standard Courses receive a free Yukata!
    2 A SUICA card is a prepaid smart card that allows you to use most public transport (metro, trains, buses, monorail) in Japan. You can also use it in some shops and restaurants. We’ll give you one charged with 1,500 yen.

Course Fees Do Not Include:

  • Flights to and from Japan, Travel Costs From Your Accommodation to the School, Travel Costs to and from the Airport to your Accommodation, Travel Insurance, Food (except when part of an activity).
  • Free participation activities (please pay the entrance fee and transportation fees yourself).

Course Only Fee

Course Name  Duration Course Fee
Intensive JLPT Summer Course 4 Weeks 160,000 JPY


Airport Pick Up (Optional)

We offer an airport pick up service from Haneda (HND) or Narita (NRT) Airport to your accommodation (6,000 – 31,000 JPY/one way depending on the destination).

 

Course Fees Include:

  • JLPT Classes
  • Lesson Materials and Facility Use Fees
  • Accommodation on the Following Dates (Arranged by ISI)
Check-In Check-Out Days
21st July (Sun) 17th August (Sat) 27

*Please Contact Us if You Want to Add Extra Dates

*Please Check the Application Requirements for More Details and the Refund Policy.

  • Activities and Entrance Fees
  • One way tickets to the activity locations + Free SUICA Card! (We’ll give you the SUICA card at orientation. ) (1)

1 A SUICA card is a prepaid smart card that allows you to use most public transport (metro, trains, buses, monorail) in Japan. You can also use it in some shops and restaurants. We’ll give you one charged with 1,500 yen.

Course Fees Do Not Include:

  • Flights to and from Japan, Travel Costs From Your Accommodation to the School, Travel Costs to and from the Airport to your Accommodation, Travel Insurance, Food (except when part of an activity).
  • Free participation activities (please pay the entrance fee and transportation fees yourself).

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