Overview

Improve your Japanese significantly as you live and study in this unique and wonderful culture.

A land of four main islands (and more than 6,000 smaller ones), Japan has beautiful natural views as well as vibrant mega-cities. It also boasts amazing cuisine such as sushi, ramen, and sweet curry; efficient and reliable public transportation; and friendly locals. Five days a week, you’ll experience life at a public or private high school, taking classes taught in Japanese. Fully immersed in teen life, lingo, and both traditional and pop culture, you’ll make huge strides in language proficiency before you know it. On weekends, enjoy the company of your host family by doing things like playing games, eating delicious home-cooked food, and visiting local shrines and temples.

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