SMI BUSINESS COLLEGE

Employment Course (Japanese language curriculum 1400 hours, Employment Education curriculum 300 hours)

●Job course

 1.IT getting a job course
 2.CAD- Analysis for finding employment” course

●Entrance Time

SMI BUSINESS COLLEGE Classroom scene
Entrance Time Period
April 2 years
July
October
January

●Japanese language curriculum 1400 hours

Level based classes. A balance of speaking, listening, reading and writing with a focus on “usable” Japanese.
Classes will be reorganized based on level checks every three months.

[Basics 1] 3 months

  • Be able to read and write hiragana, katakana, 250 kanji and understand of signs (at train stations, etc)
  • Master easy, everyday conversation
  • Be able to ask Japanese people for help when you can`t understand something

[Lesson Contents]

Mastery of hiragana and katakana (reading and pronunciation) / Proper pronunciation, listening and notation of vocabulary and short sentences / Mastery of lesson based vocabulary / Practice Q&A based conversations / Create short sentences using learned grammar

[Basics 2] 3 months

  • Learn to read 500 kanji and how to use a dictionary
  • Be able to continue a conversation while asking question even when you don`t understand something
  • Be able to easily explain about not only yourself but also your home country and your personal interests and concerns

[Lesson Contents]

Master all lesson based grammar / Task based listening / Practice writing essays based on lesson themes / Reading documents using learned grammar

[Intermediate 1] 3 months

  • Be able to read 700 kanji and increase your vocabulary understanding
  • Be able to participate in business related conversations
  • Be able to request large amounts of information/details from Japanese people

[Lesson Contents]

Master lesson based grammar and expressions / Reading various forms of written materials ? and understand necessary items / Practice situation specific conversations (treatment expressions, polite form, etc) / Practice creating long sentences / Task based listening practice / Japanese Language Proficiency test preparation

[Intermediate 2] 3 months

  • Be able to understand 1200 kanji and read things other than text books. You`re usable vocabulary will also increase
  • Improve your explanation skills even more and be able to freely express your opinions

[Lesson Contents]

Master lesson based grammar and expressions / Reading a bit more complex senteces (grasp of text structure) / Reading the newspaper, magazines and raw lesson materials / Listening to tv news and raw lesson materials / Practice creating essays using theme based text structures / Practice expressing your opinions and impressions (speech) / Japanese Proficiency Test preparation

[Advanced 1] 3 months + 3 months

  • Understand 2100 kanji, the newspaper and other public written documents
  • Be able to explain concerning issues and professional matters
  • Be able to write reports and theoretical written documents

[Lesson Contents]

Practice lesson based grammar and expressions / Read long sentences (grasp of context , content analogy) / Listening to tv news and raw lesson materials / Reading the newspaper, magazines and raw lesson materials / Master situation based natural conversation / Interview and long sentence listening / Create theme based reports / Japanese Language Test preparation

[Advanced 2] 3 months + 3 months

  • Possess the same level and knowledge of kanji/vocabulary as a typical Japanese adult
  • Be able to persuade and negotiate verbally and more specifically by writing
  • Deepen your understand of Japanese people, business and culture and be able to enjoy contact with Japanese people
  • Be able to speak in honorific form and write formal documents

[Lesson Contents]

Practice lesson based grammar and expressions / Read long sentences (grasp of context , content analogy) / Listening to tv news and raw lesson materials / Reading the newspaper, magazines and raw lesson materials / Master situation based natural conversation / Interview and long sentence listening / Create theme based reports / Japanese Language Test preparation

[Japanese Language Proficiency Test Preparation (JLPT)]

To prepare for the JLPT, held twice a year, we focus on field specific questions, past questions and provide mock testing to ensure a higher test score. Along with usable Japanese, the result of your study abroad and learning here will be the ability to get a high score on the JLPT.

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●Employment Education curriculum 300 hours

Ⅰ. Basic knowledge of Employment

1. General knowledge of Employment

  • Employment situation of oversea students
  • What Japanese companies expect
  • Summary of Employment

2. Basic Training for Employment

  • 5B's
  • 5S's
  • Training of Daily Life
  • Customary rules of business person

Ⅱ. Practical Knowledge of Employment

1. Business manners/Japanese Commercial Practice Course

  • Clothes/Personal Grooming
  • Office Manners
  • Japanese Social Manners
  • Handling of Office Information and Documents
  • Work Procedure and Companies’ Custom in Japan
  • Companies’ Events and Entertainment
  • Essential Common Sense in Japanese Life

2. Measures to Employment Examination/Interview Training

  • Measures to Employment Examination
  • Interview Training

3. Daily Work Training

  • Telephone Manners and Skills Training
  • Customer Services Training

4. Business Japanese (Honorific/Business Expressions)

  • General Honorific
  • Honorific Expressions in Business
  • Office Writings
  • Japanese Language (Common Errors of Non-native Japanese)
  • Difference of Honorific between “Uchi” and “Soto”
  • Practical Honorific Exercise and Roleplay
  • Situational Exercise and Roleplay

Ⅲ. Measures to Written Examination (SPI2)

1. Competence and Aptitude

  • General Test
  • Personality Test
  • Competence Test

2. Counting/Language

  • Measures to Language questions
  • Measures to Non-Language questions

Ⅳ. Knowledge of Employment in Specialized Field

  • Internship
  • Knowledge in Specialized Fieldv
  • Guidance to Various Qualifications

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