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Summer Courses in Japanese (SCJ)

International Christian University

Program Overview:
Summer Courses in Japanese (SCJ) at International Christian University (ICU) is an intensive six-week program. SCJ aims to provide a stimulating environment in which students may increase their understanding of the Japanese language and culture.
In the classroom, the language laboratory, as well as in their daily life, students will have opportunities to improve their language skills and to develop confidence in intercultural communication. This program offers a direct encounter with Japan, its language and people.The summer course consists of approximately 20 hours of instruction each week. Classes are held in the mornings. The afternoons are devoted to the Culture Program, individual laboratory work, and consultation with teachers.

Dates:
ly 5-August 14

The following courses are offered during the summer and all the courses are basically four-skills-oriented (reading, writing, listening, and speaking):

C1-Basic Japanese 1, C2-Basic Japanese 2, C3-Basic Japanese 3, C4-Intermediate Japanese 1, C5-Intermediate Japanese 2, C6-Intermediate Japanese 3, C7-Advanced Japanese, C8-Special Japanese.

Credit: 
At present the ICU cannot offer academic credit for the summer program.  However, upon request, Summer Courses in Japanese will provide a Letter of Certification describing the amount of work completed and the level of performance attained for those who have successfully completed any of the Summer Courses.

Deadline: 
March 25, 2004

Fees: 
Application Fee: 10,000 yen, Program fee:  200,000 yen, Dormitory fee:  50,000 or 84,000 yen, Home stay fee: 80,000 yen.

For more information:
Office of the Summer Courses in Japanese
Research Center for Japanese Language Education
International Christian University
3-10-2 Osawa, Mitaka-shi,
Tokyo 181-8585
JAPAN
Tel: 81-422-33-3501
Fax:  81-422-33-3631
Email:  scj@icu.ac.jp
Website:  http://www.icu.ac.jp

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