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Genki Japanese and Culture School, Fukuoka, Japan

Genki Japanese and Culture School

Students rated Genki Japanese and Culture School, Fukuoka : 4.5/5.0   (29 reviews)

1. What we like about the school  

Homestay accommodation very close to school

2. Fukuoka  

3. Genki Japanese and Culture School

General Information

The language school Genki Japanese and Culture School was founded in Fukuoka, Japan in 2005. 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: Hakata Eki Higashi 1-16-23, Hakata-ku, 812-0013 - Fukuoka (Japan).


Facilities

Microwave for student use, Drink vending machine, 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

Wheelchair access to classroom, wheelchair access to reception, adapted for students with learning difficulty


Classroom equipment

Air conditioning, heating in all classrooms.
TV, ample natural light in most classrooms.


Accreditations and Quality seals





Airport transfer

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


Average number of students: Adult courses in summer: 70
Adult courses throughout the year: 50
Junior courses in summer: 40
Junior courses throughout the year: 5
School Size
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Average number 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: 14
Number of public workstations: 3
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
Top student nationalities: Germany 12 %
England 12 %
France 12 %
Sweden 5 %
 
Italy 5 %
Switzerland 12 %
USA 30 %
 

4. Courses

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Japanese Plus Conversation Recommended <Japanese> course Most Popular <Japanese> course
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course

Lessons per week: 25  | Max. group size: 8
38950 ¥ per week
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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. Not available to complete beginner students.
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 language level Elementary (A2)
High season High season supplement per week: 3250 ¥
High season dates 04.Jul.2016 - 02.Sep.2016
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Standard Course Popular <Japanese> course
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course

Lessons per week: 20  | Max. group size: 8
30875 ¥ per week
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This course offers a heavy emphasis on real-life skills and a full range of activities that you will find both useful and exciting.
Beginners should know the Hiragana alphabet.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 04.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 07.Mar.2016, 04.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 06.Jun.2016, 20.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 18.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 15.Aug.2016, 05.Sep.2016, 03.Oct.2016, 07.Nov.2016, 05.Dec.2016
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 language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
High season High season supplement per week: 3250 ¥
High season dates 04.Jul.2016 - 02.Sep.2016
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Japanese and Traditional Culture
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course

Lessons per week: 26  | Max. group size: 8
38950 ¥ per week
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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. Beginners should know the hiragana alphabet. Available for maximum 5 weeks.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 04.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 07.Mar.2016, 04.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 06.Jun.2016, 20.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 18.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 15.Aug.2016, 05.Sep.2016, 03.Oct.2016, 07.Nov.2016, 05.Dec.2016
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 language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
4
Japanese Through Pop Culture Course
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course

Lessons per week: 26  | Max. group size: 8
38950 ¥ per week
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We 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. Beginners should know the hiragana alphabet. Available for maximum 5 weeks.
Starting dates Every Monday .
Beginner level start only: 04.Jan.2016, 01.Feb.2016, 07.Mar.2016, 04.Apr.2016, 02.May.2016, 06.Jun.2016, 20.Jun.2016, 04.Jul.2016, 18.Jul.2016, 01.Aug.2016, 15.Aug.2016, 05.Sep.2016, 03.Oct.2016, 07.Nov.2016, 05.Dec.2016
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 language level Beginner (A1) - No previous knowledge required
High season High season supplement per week: 3250 ¥
High season dates 04.Jul.2016 - 02.Sep.2016
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Lesson duration: 50 minutes
School's administrative fee: 21500.00  ¥
Individual classes: Single individual lessons of tuition can be booked at 6500 ¥. 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 2016 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01.Jan.2016, 11.Jan.2016, 11.Feb.2016, 21.Mar.2016, 29.Apr.2016, 03.May.2016, 04.May.2016, 05.May.2016, 18.Jul.2016, 19.Sep.2016, 22.Sep.2016, 10.Oct.2016, 03.Nov.2016, 23.Nov.2016, 23.Dec.2016
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school): Japanese, 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. A free educational field trip will be arranged for students instead. Field trip days are considered normal school days, so school starts on a Monday even if it is a public holiday.

5. Accommodation

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Host Family
Free cancellation up to 14 days before arrival

Single room, Breakfast
14000 ¥ per week
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Price in ¥ 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 ¥ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 39 minutes by public transport (average reported by our former students)
Includes: TV, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, Breakfast, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 14
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 04.Jul.2016 - 02.Sep.2016
High season
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Private Apartment
Free cancellation up to 14 days before arrival

Single room, No meals
24000 ¥ per week
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Private apartments are generally 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: 3500 ¥ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 15 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 04.Jul.2016 - 02.Sep.2016
High season
3
Dormitory - Superior
Free cancellation up to 14 days before arrival

Single room, No meals
13000 ¥ per week
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This modern dorm has spacious rooms, good facilities, and is shared with Japanese university students, so it offers lots of chances to meet people! It's located centrally in the city, a short train ride from school.
Price extra night: 1900 ¥ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 15 minutes by public transport (average reported by our former students)
Includes: Phone, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, No meals, Private bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 04.Jul.2016 - 02.Sep.2016
High season
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Shared Apartment
Free cancellation up to 14 days before arrival

Single room, No meals
10000 ¥ per week
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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 ¥ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 30 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Kitchen, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 18
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 04.Jul.2016 - 02.Sep.2016
High season
5
Supervised dormitory
Free cancellation up to 14 days before arrival

Single room, Half board
16000 ¥ per week
weeks 1 2 3 4 [+] Price for additional week One-time fee
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Price in ¥ 16000 32000 48000 64000 16000 9500
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
Includes breakfast and dinner from Monday to Saturday (no meals on Sundays).
Price extra night: 2500 ¥ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy: Single room.
Distance from school: 25 minutes by public transport
Includes: TV, Phone, Bedding/linen, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, Half board, Shared bathroom.
Age of students: Minimum age of students: 14
Maximum age of students: 0
Dates High season dates 04.Jul.2016 - 02.Sep.2016
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? yes
Single room always
Optional airport transfer: Fukuoka International Airport (FUK): for 6000 ¥ (one way)
Taxi costs about 30 ¥ to the city center

6. 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

7. Reviews

 
Overall rating 4.5/5.0 
(29 reviews)
City 4.7/5.0 
Organisation 4.5/5.0 
Facilities 3.8/5.0 
Social activities 4.0/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language 4.4/5.0 
Value for money 4.1/5.0 
Accommodation
Host Family 4.3/5.0 
Shared Flat (apartment) 4.3/5.0 
Other 4.4/5.0 
Students liked about Genki Japanese and Culture School, Fukuoka
"Really nice ambience. Good teaching in really small groups ( <6 )." - (22 years)
"The teachers were very friendly and always understandable" - (17 years)
"The atmosphere during class is very good. The teachers are so funny, but you still learn a lot." - (20 years)
"The teachers are all fun!" - (22 years)
"The quality of the teaching" - (67 years)
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