Program Details

Our Tokyo program has 3, 4, or 7 week options. Each program consists of a home stay with a local family and Japanese conversation and language classes five days a week. Students will participate in additional cultural activities in the afternoons.
Location:
Tokyo, Japan
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
High School
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:

Spend the summer learning Japanese in bustling Tokyo! Improve your language skills while exploring your host family’s community and making new friends. Become a global citizen, and develop skills, experience, and maturity that equip you for success in an increasingly globalized world – all while you’re still in high school!

Choose between a 3, 4, or 7 week-long program in Tokyo. Each program consists of a home stay with a local family and Japanese conversation and language classes five days a week. Students will participate in additional cultural activities in the afternoons and on the weekends. These include tours through Tokyo, visiting museums and cultural sites, and a three-day trip to Mt. Fuji or Kyoto, depending on the program you choose. Most evenings and weekend days are spent with your host family, learning about their culture, meeting their friends, and participating in daily Japanese family life.

Setting Description:
Tokyo is one of the largest cities in the world and has a population of over 13 million. Japan is a leader in fashion, film, and animation – it is known for its Harajuku street fashion scene and anime. Sumo is Japan’s national sport, although baseball is also very popular. Japan is a world leader in robotics and technology. Food in Japan is known for being fresh, flavorful, and healthy. Try some sushi, onigiri, and maki!
Cost:
3-week program: $4,675 4-week program: $4,800 7-week program: $6,975 Program price includes tuition at the language institute, room and board with a carefully-selected host family, health and accident insurance afternoon and weekend activities, and excursions to Mt. Fuji, Kyoto, or both (depending on length of program selected). Airfare is not included.

Additional Program Information

Requirements:
No previous Japanese study required.

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