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ISI Language School, Nagano, Japan

ISI Language School (ISI)

  • For those students who feel more comfortable in a small town surrounded by rich nature and history. Within the Campus there is also a vocational college so you can interact with Japanese nationals and practice your Japanese with them.
    For those of you coming to Japan with a student visa, you can work part time and there are plenty of job openings in Nagano! The school will help you out to find these part time jobs.
    From intermediate level, you will be able you choose elective lessons that aim for your objectives. Theses lessons will be held twice a week within the course's schedule.
  • The language school ISI Language School was founded in Nagano, Japan in 1992.
  • Address: 3-5-18 Chuo, Ueda-city, 386-0012 - Nagano, Japan (see on map)
  • Legal name / parent company: ISI Educational Corporation
  • Tax registration ID: 19335
  • Abbreviated name of school: ISI Nagano
  • Covid-19 Status: School currently open

Covid-19 related security measures that are taken by ISI Language School

【Students’ health】
- We would like ask students to keep washing their hands and keep good manners when coughing for reopening the schools.
- Please wear a face mask when coming to school. You cannot come into the school building without face mask.
- Take your body temperature at home and record it before going to school. If your body temperature is higher than 37.5℃ or you have symptoms of a cold such as a cough, please stay home and take a rest. Please keep the records for the next three weeks.
- If you cannot check your body temperature in your home, please stop by the administrative office to take your temperature.
- Please wear a mask until you return home and please keep some distance from other people on your way to and from school. Please avoid close contact and refrain from talking on public transportation.
- Please pay attention to avoid The 3 C’s (crowded places, close contact, closed spaces) in the school buildings.
- Please consider the distance and the volume of your voice when you need to have a conversation.

【Measures to prevent the spread of infection in schools】
1. Health control
・Hand sanitizer will be installed at the entrance of the school.
2. School buildings
・Using the elevator will not be allowed to avoid closed spaces.
・Doors and windows will be opened to keep the air circulating regularly while also considering the weather.
3. Class
・In the classroom, keep more than one meter between each student.
・We will not have any close group learning and discussion to prevent droplet infection.
4. Others
・Desks, chairs and the points where many students may touch (handrails, doorknobs, switches, etc.) will be sanitized every day.
・If you would like to talk with a counselor, please contact the administrative office and make a reservation by using the designated form.
【No food and drinks in the school building】
1. Cafeterias in each campus will be closed for the time being.
2. Eating and drinking are allowed in the designated area only.
3. The shared areas in school such as the library, self-study room, break room and PC room will be closed as well.

Accreditations and Quality seals

CSN

School Size:

Facilities

  • Cafeteria

  • Microwave for student use

  • Drink vending machine

  • Computer lab

  • Library

  • Lounge

  • Student support desk

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

Classroom equipment

  • TV in all classrooms

  • Electronic whiteboard in all classrooms

  • Air conditioning in all classrooms

  • Heating in all classrooms

  • Ample natural light in all classrooms

Number of classrooms:

26

Number of public PC workstations:

10

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Organized activities
  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test before arrival
  • INCLUDED Free consultation about suitable college/university programs by a qualified consultant
  • INCLUDED Free assistance in applying to college/university programs by a qualified consultant
  • INCLUDED Free assistance for finding jobs

Average number of students

  • Adult courses in summer: 12
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 12

Average age of students

Average number of levels

  • Adult courses in summer: 12
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 12

Minimum age of students

  • 18 years

Japanese teacher qualifications

  • 100% hold a university degree
  • 100% hold a recognised language teaching qualification

Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school):

2
15
3
2
1
2
2
4
3
1
1
4
1
5
35

Days without class

In 2020 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01 Jan. 2020 - 13 Jan. 2020, 11 Feb. 2020, 20 Mar. 2020 - 04 Apr. 2020, 29 Apr. 2020 - 06 May 2020, 23 Jul. 2020 - 26 Jul. 2020, 01 Aug. 2020 - 16 Aug. 2020, 19 Sep. 2020 - 02 Oct. 2020, 03 Nov. 2020, 23 Nov. 2020, 21 Dec. 2020 - 31 Dec. 2020.

If a bank holiday falls on a weekday there is no refund nor are classes recuperated. This is the case for the majority of language schools.

Japanese Courses

General Language
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 14 16 18 20 Additional Week
Price in ¥ -- 31000 29450 46500 44175 62000 58900 93000 88350 124000 117800 217000 206150 248000 235600 279000 265050 310000 294500 15500 14725
Price in US$ -- 278 417 556 834 1112 1946 2223 2501 2779 139
This course is addressed to those students who are already in Japan and don't need a student visa. Application deadline is 30 days before the course starting date.Material fee is JPY 8,250 for up to 10 weeks, then it's JPY 8,250 every ten weeks.
Starting dates
For all levels except from absolute beginners:
2020: 14 Jan. 2020, 20 Jan. 2020, 27 Jan. 2020, 03 Feb. 2020, 10 Feb. 2020, 17 Feb. 2020, 24 Feb. 2020, 02 Mar. 2020, 09 Mar. 2020, 13 Apr. 2020, 20 Apr. 2020, 11 May 2020, 18 May 2020, 25 May 2020, 01 Jun. 2020, 08 Jun. 2020, 29 Jun. 2020, 06 Jul. 2020, 13 Jul. 2020, 20 Jul. 2020, 17 Aug. 2020, 24 Aug. 2020, 31 Aug. 2020, 07 Sep. 2020, 12 Oct. 2020, 19 Oct. 2020, 26 Oct. 2020, 02 Nov. 2020, 09 Nov. 2020, 16 Nov. 2020, 24 Nov. 2020, 30 Nov. 2020.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 45 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 8:50  - 12:00
Afternoon: 13:00  - 16:10
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Price in ¥ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 310000 294500 465000 441750 620000 589000
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2779 4169 5558
Starting dates
For all levels except from absolute beginners:
2020: 07 Apr. 2020, 05 Oct. 2020.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 45 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 8:50  - 12:00
Afternoon: 13:00  - 16:10
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
Special Offers
For enrolments of a minimum of 24 weeks - Cash Back Offer! Save 16,500 JPY when you book a 6 month course and pay the full fees before the course starts! . Only valid for bookings at this website before 30.11.2020. Only valid for courses starting after 06.04.2021.
For enrolments of a minimum of 52 weeks - Cash Back Offer! Save 33,0000 JPY when you book a 1 year course and pay the full fees before the course starts! . Only valid for bookings at this website before 30.11.2020. Only valid for courses starting after 06.04.2021.
For enrolments of a minimum of 24 weeks - Cash Back Offer! Save 16,500 JPY when you book a 6 month course and pay the full fees before the course starts! . Only valid for bookings at this website before 30.11.2020. Only valid for courses starting after 06.04.2021.
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Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12
Price in ¥ 68000 64600 136000 129200 192000 182400 256000 243200 320000 304000 342000 324900 399000 379050 456000 433200 513000 487350 570000 541500 684000 649800
Price in US$ 610 1220 1721 2295 2869 3066 3577 4088 4599 5110 6132
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Note: All courses offered by ISI Language School, Nagano can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.
Lesson duration: 45 minutes
Individual classesSingle individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 6800 ¥. 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.
Comments about courses:Advanced and intermediate level in the morning, elementary and pre-intermediate levels are in the afternoon.
JLPT exam preparation course, university and vocational school preparation, and conversation classes are also available for intermediate-advanced students.

Accommodation

weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in ¥ -- 40600 60900 81200 101500 121800 142100 162400 203000 243600 20300 20000
Price in US$ 384 575 767 958 1150 1341 1533 1916 2299 192 189
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
Student House, ISI Language School, Nagano - 1
Student House, ISI Language School, Nagano - 2
Price extra night:
2900 ¥ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
5 minutes walking
Includes:
Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in ¥ -- 71500 110000 148500 187000 225500 264000 302500 379500 456500 38500 22000
Price in US$ 675 1038 1402 1765 2128 2491 2855 3581 4308 364 208
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
The maximum period to stay is 23 weeks. Utilities included in the price.
Price extra night:
5500 ¥ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
45 minutes by public transport
Includes:
TV, Phone, Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, Breakfast & 1 meal, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
Dates:
High season dates 23 Dec. 2020 - 31 Dec. 2020
High season:
High season supplement per day: 2500 ¥
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week One-time fee
(charged by school)
Price in ¥ -- 28000 42000 56000 70000 84000 98000 112000 140000 168000 -- 20000
Price in US$ 265 397 529 661 793 925 1057 1321 1586 189
Prices based on accommodation from Saturday to Saturday
Price per person
Student House , ISI Language School, Nagano - 1
Student House , ISI Language School, Nagano - 2
Price extra night:
2000 ¥ (Individual extra nights bookable at indicated extra night price)
Room Occupancy:
Double room (only for 2 people travelling together).
Distance from school:
5 minutes walking
Includes:
Bedding/linen, Weekly cleaning, Access to laundry service, Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Heating, Air conditioning, No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
Long term students get priority for student house booking. Check the availability in advance. Airport Transfers (one way per person):
Shared Taxi - JPY 18,000.
Advanced booking necessary - flight details must be sent 10 business days before arrival. 2+ suitcases will be charged at JPY 1,000 per case (1 case is free). Available from 05:00 to 15:00.

Leisure activities

activity possibledistance from school
Ballet1 km
Baseball7 km
Basketball2 km
Cooking7 km
Dancing5 km
Diving2 km
Football (soccer)20 km
Music2 km
Rugby20 km
Skiing20 km
Squash5 km
Swimming4 km
Table Tennis2 km
Tennis3 km
Yoga7 km

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    FAQ about ISI Language School, Nagano

  • Japanese courses at ISI Language School start at 14725 ¥ for Japanese Language Course - No Student Visa required course with 20 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • The accommodation Student House is the most popular among all our clients of Nagano Business and Language College
  • Yes. The following courses can be attended as an absolute beginner: Japanese Language Course - No Student Visa required, Japanese Language Course - Student Visa required
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Nagano Business and Language College varies from 10 students (Japanese Language Course - No Student Visa required) to 10 students (Japanese Language Course - No Student Visa required)
  • 100% of teachers at ISI Language School hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at ISI Language School comes from Vietnam with a 35% representation, followed by students from China (15%) and Thailand (5%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • ISI Language School offers courses from 16 years to 99. Average age is 21 during the summer and 25 for the rest of the year.
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