JR Yamanote Line, Seibu Shinjuku Line, Tokyo Metro Tozai Line and many buses stop in Takadanoba so access from and to major areas of Tokyo is very convenient. There are a lot of colleges and schools in the area so the streets are full of students like in no other part of the country.
You can feel the youthful liveliness and energy around town, and there are lot of food and drinks establishments with reasonable prices.
Recently, the area along Waseda Street from the station up to the Nishi Waseda district has been known as the ”ramen battle area". In addition, in mid-October "Great Takadanobaba Festival" is held where Samba teams are invited and other crowd attracting activities take place.
ISI Language School’s new annex will be opening in Takadanobaba, July 2019!
The new building has capacity for 1,280 people, and will feature state-of-the-art ICT equipment, a Japanese tatami room for learning about traditional culture, private booths for one-on-one counselling, and other facilities that will allow our students to study in comfort and enjoy extra-curricular activities.
The new annex will offer more than just our regular Japanese classes: it’ll also host our Summer Course, which is packed with traditional Japanese activities, and be home to our new cram school, which is designed to help students aiming for Higher Education in Japan. It’ll fulfill the needs of students from all over the world.
Apply today and come see it yourself!
We offer elective courses such as Graduate School Pathway classes, Top University Prep. course, etc. to meet the needs of each student while putting effort in their guidance. This way every year a great number of students who want to pursue higher education in Japan acquire a high score in the EJU test -not only in Japanese but also in other subjects-, do well in the interview and make their dreams come true by joining a top Japanese university.
Takadanobaba Campus is the largest campus within the ISI Gorup with over 1,300 students. Since there are always students from more than 50 countries, and classes are divided in more than 40 levels, you can study Japanese in a lively environment while learning about other countries.
Each person has different purposes and needs when learning Japanese. Therefore, at Takadanobaba Campus we have developed different courses and mechanisms to respond to the students' objectives.
Perfect for those who want to master the necessary Japanese language skills to enroll in higher education: vocational school, university or graduate school. From intermediate level onwards, in addition to the 16 basic lessons per week, students will be able to choose from preparation class for EJU or JLPT, writing, conversation, etc. 4 times per week, reaching a total of 20 weekly lessons.
Learn academic Japanese and prepare for the entrance exams to enter universities in Japan.
Learn “How to make research plot”, “Interview Training”, “How to make academic reports”, besides the regular Japanese curriculum.
Focus on JLPT preparation to enter vocational colleges in Japan. Participate in trial classes of vocacional colleges.
ISI Summer Course focuses on improving Japanese communication skills in a short period of time while enjoying Japanese culture by studying at the level class that suits you better and using what you learned in class during the activities. Let’s make a lot of memories with friends from all over the world! We are waiting for you with a wide variety of contents.
•Living together with students from all over the world
•Staff resides in the dormitory for more safety
•Meals not included
•Commuting time: 20 mins on foot - 40 mins by train
・Living with Japanese families
・Learning Japanese customs and lifestyle
・2 meals included (breakfast and dinner)
・Maximum period of stay of 12 weeks
・Commuting time: 40 mins - 1h by public transportation
・Living and communicating with guests of all nationalities
・Shared living room, kitchen and bathroom
・Double rooms available only for two people applying together
・Commuting time: 40 mins - 50 mins by train
Since its establishment, Takadanobaba Campus has offered the most innovative curriculum designed by ISI Group's most experienced teachers to meet students' needs, obtaining wonderful results.
Students who wish to enroll in higher education in Japan after graduating from ISI will get full support from our professional teachers, even after class. Every year many of our students are successfully admitted in famous Japanese vocational schools and universities.
In addition, we offer Summer Courses for those who want to experience the Japanese culture and enjoy a fun summer time in Japan. In the past years these courses have been very welcomed among students from over 100 countries. ISI will keep trying its best to help each student to make their dreams come true.