You can choose

the learning style that works best for you.

  • Group lessons

    Group lessons

  • Private lesson

    Private lesson

  • e-Learning

    e-Learning

Course lineup

Course lineup

    • Group lessons
    • Private lesson

    Japanese Practical Conversation Course

    The goal is to learn "ready-to-use Japanese" in daily life from the introductory level.

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    • Group lessons
    • Private lesson

    Japanese Business Communication Course

    While learning the Japanese vocabulary and expressions necessary for working in Japan, we aim to improve communication skills in Japanese so that we can survive in Japanese society.

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    • Group lessons
    • Private lesson

    Japanese customization course

    It is a completely customized lesson that creates a curriculum according to the learning purpose and level, course pace and schedule of each individual or group.

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    • e-Learning

    JLPT measures e-Learning

    This is an e-Learning course aimed at preparing for the Japanese Language Proficiency Test.Practice questions and mock exams that follow the question format of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) are included so that you can prepare for the exam sufficiently.

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    • Group lessons

    Japanese language teacher training course for foreigners

    This is a course where those who do not speak Japanese as their mother tongue can learn "how to teach Japanese".It is recommended for those who want to work as a Japanese teacher in the future or those who are already active as a Japanese teacher to improve their skills.

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Students' Testimonials

  • Male

    20s / from America

    ECC online lessons are very interactive and personalized.
    The students' interests, and it is very practical. We learn Japanese for everyday
    conversations. The lessons are entirely conversation-based, so each student gets a lot
    of speaking practice and time.

  • Female

    30s / from America

    I wanted to study Japanese but in a safe way, because of corona. So online lesson were my best bet.

  • Female

    20s / from America

    I had a good time and convenient experience. 
    The classes are fun and our teacher is very helpful and willing to answer any question.

  • Male

    30s / from Australia

    I have improved my confidence with speaking Japanese.

  • Male

    50s / from America

    It's been very helpful to catch my errors and expand my usage of Japanese into new areas.
    It's also been easier for me to interact with Japanese people on a daily basis.
    I understand more of what is happening, and can communicate what I need to.

  • Female

    20s / from Australia

    I wanted to have my grammar corrected so that I could use Japanese more naturally, so I decided to learn Japanese.
    After taking ECC online lessons, I think I've become able to speak without thinking too much, and I've become able to express my opinions while using various expressions.

Process from application to course commencement

Process from application to course commencement

  • Step 1

    Free course information session &
    Level check reservation
    Reserve a seat

  • Step 2

    Have your level checked
    Class confirmed

  • Step 3

    Application for Online Courses
    Payment

  • Step 4

    Course commences

FAQ

FAQ

Is the course suitable for people who have never studied Japanese before?

It's perfectly fine if you have never studied before. In fact, most people who take the online course have never learnt Japanese before.
Rest assured that a well-qualified, experienced teacher will be in charge of your class, and will do their best to help you succeed.

In what language will the classes be held?

Japanese. Classes are taught using the direct method, in which Japanese is taught using only Japanese.

Why are the days and times fixed?

You can't improve your language skills by only studying whenever you feel like it.
Having set days and times for study ensure that you study frequently, which will help you improve your Japanese

Does the teacher change every time?

Basically, there is one teacher in charge of your class.
This teacher will be able to take the time to understand your Japanese language level and work out how best to improve your language skills.

Is it possible to enroll in the middle of a group lesson course?

It is possible, if there is room available in a class at an appropriate level.
First of all, please take a level check to see if a class is available.

I don't know whether it's better for me to take group lessons or private lessons.

Please contact us to discuss your situation.
A counselor will be able to check your level and provide you with advice about the best course for you.

Is it possible for children to take lessons?

Group lessons are restricted to students over the age of 16.
If you are under the age of 16, please contact us so we can discuss the matter and work out the best course of action.

What payment methods are available?

You can pay by bank transfer or credit card (VISA card / Mastercard).
Payment can also be made in cash at one of the ECC Japanese Language Institute's schools (Shinjuku, Nagoya, Kobe).

What are the system requirements for taking online lessons?

The following is recommended for online lessons.
[OS] (PC) Windows 7 / 8.1 / 10, Mac OS 10.10 or later (Tablet, smartphone) Android OS / iOS
* Lessons may not be supported depending on the OS and model. * When taking classes using iOS, you must download the dedicated application from the App Store.
[Browser] The latest stable version of Google Chrome or Fire Fox
* If you do not have one of these recommended browsers, you will need to install one.
[Internet Connection] Broadband (ADSL, optical fiber), CATV, mobile line, etc.
* Please be aware that communication charges may be incurred when using a pay-as-you-go internet communication service, such as when using a tablet or smartphone to take classes from a mobile line.
[Device] Headset (* Binaural type recommended. If you do not have one, you can use the computer's built-in microphone / speaker)
webcam

Online lessons with Int'l Professors

Inquiries / Free course information sessions & level check reservations

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.