Genki Japanese and Culture School, Fukuoka, Japan

Genki Japanese and Culture School

Students rated Genki Japanese and Culture School, Fukuoka : 4.6/5.0   (25 reviews)

1. Fukuoka  

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Kyushu Sumo tournament (13.Nov.2014 - 27.Nov.2014)

2. Genki Japanese and Culture School

General Information

The language school Genki Japanese and Culture School was founded in Fukuoka, Japan in 2004. The school is located in the heart of Fukuoka City, one of Japan's biggest cities, within walking distance of all amenities. Fukuoka is regularly chosen as one of the best cities in Asia, with beautiful beaches and friendly people.

The school address is: Daimyo 2-9-5-2F, 810-0041 - Fukuoka (Japan).


Facilities

Microwave for student use, computer lab, library, movie rental, free after-class access to language learning software, games room, lounge, student support desk, copy machine, printer for student use, video game console, free coffee, free water dispenser, free WIFI


Facilities for disabled students

Adapted for students with learning difficulty


Classroom equipment

TV, air conditioning, heating in all classrooms.
Ample natural light in some classrooms.


Accreditations and Quality seals





Airport transfer

Best arrival airport is Fukuoka International Airport.  It takes 10 minutes by subway to school.


Average no. of students: Adult courses in summer: 70
Adult courses throughout the year: 50
Junior courses in summer: 40
Junior courses throughout the year: 5
Average no. of levels: Adult courses in summer: 15
Adult courses throughout the year: 10
Junior courses in summer: 15
Junior courses throughout the year: 10
Number of classrooms: 13
Number of public workstations: 5
Japanese teacher qualifications: 80 % hold a university degree
100 % hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Average age of students: in summer: 23 years
throughout the year: 26 years
Minimum age of students: 14 years
14 years for specific Junior courses
Student nationalities: Germany 12 %
England 12 %
France 12 %
Sweden 5 %
 
Italy 5 %
Switzerland 12 %
USA 30 %
 

3. Courses

All prices in JPY (convert currency). Below the original school prices are displayed.  The 5% DISCOUNT on the tuition fee will automatically be deducted on receipt of your registration.

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Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 16 20 24 26 [+]Price for additional week
Price in JPY 41000 82000 123000 164000 246000 328000 656000 820000 984000 1066000 41000
Standard Japanese classes followed by an extra hour of just conversational practice every day, to give you the confidence you need to survive in Japan.
Starting dates Every Monday .
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:30  - 11:20
Afternoon: 12:30  - 15:20
Required min. language level Elementary (A2)
High season High season supplement per week: 3250 JPY
High season dates 07.Jul.2014 - 29.Aug.2014
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 16 20 24 26 [+]Price for additional week
Price in JPY 32500 65000 97500 130000 195000 260000 520000 650000 780000 845000 32500
This course offers a heavy emphasis on real-life skills and a full range of activities that you will find both useful and exciting.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 06.Jan.2014, 03.Feb.2014, 03.Mar.2014, 07.Apr.2014, 05.May.2014, 02.Jun.2014, 16.Jun.2014, 07.Jul.2014, 21.Jul.2014, 04.Aug.2014, 18.Aug.2014, 01.Sep.2014, 06.Oct.2014, 03.Nov.2014, 01.Dec.2014
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:30  - 11:20
Afternoon: 12:30  - 14:20
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
High season High season supplement per week: 3250 JPY
High season dates 07.Jul.2014 - 29.Aug.2014
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 48
Price in JPY -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 1051500
On this course, students study at GenkiJACS for 8 weeks, then switch to our partner school to study for a further 40 weeks on their academic, university preparation courses, on a student visa.
Starting dates 2014: 05.Aug.2014.
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:30  - 11:20
Afternoon: 12:30  - 14:20
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in JPY 41000 82000 123000 164000 205000 -- -- -- -- -- --
Learn about Japanese culture while learning the language. As well as learning about Japanese customs, history and art you will study topics such as ceramics, tea ceremony, calligraphy and flower arrangement in class then attend lessons with a specialist teacher.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 06.Jan.2014, 03.Feb.2014, 03.Mar.2014, 07.Apr.2014, 05.May.2014, 02.Jun.2014, 16.Jun.2014, 07.Jul.2014, 21.Jul.2014, 04.Aug.2014, 18.Aug.2014, 01.Sep.2014, 06.Oct.2014, 03.Nov.2014, 01.Dec.2014
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:30  - 11:20
Afternoon: 12:30  - 16:30
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
High season High season supplement per week: 3250 JPY
High season dates 07.Jul.2014 - 29.Aug.2014
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in JPY 41000 82000 123000 164000 205000 -- -- -- -- -- --
Use all the latest trends in Japanese pop culture to teach you the Japanese language as it is really spoken today. Learn Japanese through movies and TV shows, practice with role play, and write your own manga.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 06.Jan.2014, 03.Feb.2014, 03.Mar.2014, 07.Apr.2014, 05.May.2014, 02.Jun.2014, 16.Jun.2014, 07.Jul.2014, 21.Jul.2014, 04.Aug.2014, 18.Aug.2014, 01.Sep.2014, 06.Oct.2014, 03.Nov.2014, 01.Dec.2014
General course schedule Lessons will be scheduled within the following times according to your level:
 
Morning: 9:30  - 11:20
Afternoon: 12:30  - 15:20
Required min. language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
High season High season supplement per week: 3250 JPY
High season dates 07.Jul.2014 - 29.Aug.2014
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Lesson duration (minutes): 50 minutes
School's administrative fee: 21500.00  JPY
Individual classes: Single individual lessons of tuition can be booked at 4300 JPY. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Exams offered: JLPT, JETRO
Average examination results: 85% at JLPT, JETRO
Language school closed: In 2014 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01.Jan.2014, 13.Jan.2014, 11.Feb.2014, 21.Mar.2014, 29.Apr.2014, 05.May.2014, 06.May.2014, 21.Jul.2014, 15.Sep.2014, 23.Sep.2014, 13.Oct.2014, 03.Nov.2014, 23.Dec.2014, 31.Dec.2014
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school): Japanese, German, English
Comments about courses: The school also offers an Exam Skills option class once a week, and a Kanji Study option class. Cost: 2150 yen per class. There are no classes on national holidays, an activity will be arranged for students instead. If no activity is arranged, intensive course students will be refunded 1000 yen per cancelled class.

4. Accommodation

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weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in JPY 14000 28000 42000 56000 14000 9500
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
Supplement for dinner: 500 Yen per night (to be arranged by the student directly with the host family after arrival)
Price extra night: 2000 JPY (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 40 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, Air conditioning, Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 14
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 07.Jul.2014 - 29.Aug.2014
High season
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in JPY 23000 46000 69000 92000 23000 9500
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
Private apartments are usually similar to a hotel room in quality. All necessary appliances are usually in the apartment, including a washing machine, vacuum cleaner, air conditioning, TV, etc. Most private apartments are very centrally located, in the main business/entertainment district and within easy walking distance of the school itself. Apartments include broadband Internet access.
Price extra night: 3300 JPY (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 5 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, Air conditioning, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 07.Jul.2014 - 29.Aug.2014
High season
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in JPY 12000 24000 36000 48000 12000 9500
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
This modern dorm has spacious rooms, good facilities, and is shared with Japanese university students, so offers lots of chances to meet people! It's located centrally in the city, a short train ride from school.
Price extra night: 1800 JPY (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 20 minutes by public transport
Includes: Phone, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, Air conditioning, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 14
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 07.Jul.2014 - 29.Aug.2014
High season
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in JPY 10000 20000 30000 40000 10000 9500
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
The apartments are usually owned by a Japanese person, who rents a room out to students. Important differences from host families are that the owner may not be home a lot, and you are expected to take care of yourself. Most of these apartments are quite close to the center of the city. They may or may not have Internet access.
Price extra night: 1500 JPY (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 20 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Heating, Air conditioning, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 07.Jul.2014 - 29.Aug.2014
High season
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in JPY 35000 70000 105000 140000 35000 9500
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
Downtown location in comfortable business hotel, within walking distance of school.
Price extra night: 5000 JPY (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 3 minutes walking
Includes: TV, Phone, Daily cleaning, Towels, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Heating, Air conditioning, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 07.Jul.2014 - 29.Aug.2014
High season
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Comment Accommodation arrival/departure days are: Saturday to Saturday OR Sunday to Sunday.
Max. 1 student of each nationality possible? no
Single room always
Optional airport transfer: Fukuoka (FUK): for 6000 JPY (one way)
Taxi costs about 2500 JPY to the city center

5. Leisure activities

Leisure activities: activity possible course possible organized by school distance from school
Dancing     0.5 km
Diving     5 km
Golf     2 km
Horse riding     5 km
Mountainbiking     5 km
Music     0.5 km
Sailing     3 km
Squash     1 km
Tennis     1 km
Volleyball     2 km
Windsurfing     5 km
Other leisure options: Karaoke, Japanese martial arts, most Japanese cultural arts
Examples of social activities
organised by language school:
Karaoke, international exchange parties, visits to local schools

6. Reviews

 
Overall rating 4.6/5.0 
(25 reviews)
City 4.7/5.0 
Organisation 4.6/5.0 
Facilities 3.9/5.0 
Social activities 4.1/5.0 
Course Quality / Progress in language 4.5/5.0 
Value for money 4.1/5.0 
Accommodation
Host Family 4.3/5.0 
Shared flat (apartment) 4.5/5.0 
Other 4.5/5.0 
Students liked about Genki Japanese and Culture School, Fukuoka
"Students coming from many different countries." - (17 years)
"It's like a second house where you come and learn so much. The teachers are very good and also very friendly." - (19 years)
"The teachers' energy! They were simply amazing, very nice and polite :). I also loved the culture classes and how easy it was to make friends and such!" - (18 years)
"The relaxed atmosphere." - (20 years)
"The atmosphere of the course and the school in general." - (18 years)
All 25 reviews of Genki Japanese and Culture School

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  • Wireless LAN zone at school
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