spring 2024 J4P
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Course Description

Do you already speak Japanese but still struggle with written text?

Do you try reading newspapers but get stuck trying to find the gist or logic?

This course will teach you how to read text as a whole while also understanding the message behind it.

Current interviews, essays, fiction, etc. will serve as our class material.

Course Goals

  • Improve your scanning skills.
  • Practice reading for gist, not details.
  • Understanding the differences between informative and creative writing styles.
  • Be able to discuss the nuances of an editorial.
  • Become comfortable with both horizontal and vertical writing styles. 

Course Instructors

JVTA Group CEO Naoki Niira is an expert on freelancing. He has led JVTA in training over 1,000 translators and reviewed over 3,000 business books in his writing career. While establishing JVTA and building a vocational training program specializing in training video translators, he also created the Media Translation Center to provide translation services for subtitles and dubbing to support the employment of graduates. In 2008, the Los Angeles school was opened and in 2017, he established a Moscow branch office in Russia.

Since apprenticing with JVTA’s CEO after his college education, Yuichiro Maruyama made his professional debut as a writer for various large publications in Japan, eventually becoming an editor. He now works as a lecturer at JVTA while also teaching classes on logical reading and writing in Japanese at JLMI.

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Course Tuition

Japanese for Professionals

This is the price for the FULL COURSE ( 6 Classes Total )

  • For Domestic Students Living in Japan – 19,800 JPY*
  • For International Students Living Abroad – 18,000 JPY

*includes consumption tax required by Japanese law

Demo Lesson

Japanese for Professionals

  • Schedule TBA
  • 100% Online 100% Interactive 100% Free
  • Ask Questions & Get Answers
  • Easily gauge your ability to participate in this fully Japanese course
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