Learn Japanese in Tokyo with EF

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Hi Ethan! Pricing depends on which destination you are considering. All prices are on our website (ef.edu/year or ef.edu/language) under their respective destination tabs and we would be very happy to make you a price quote. Shoot us an email at ILS@ef.com and we can connect you with your Study Abroad Advisor.

Hey Gustav! At any EF school we use a mix of materials that includes books, worksheets, learning apps, and other digital material, unique to EF. Everything you need will be provided for you at school but we suggest bringing a laptop or iPad. Let us know if you have any more questions by emails ILS@ef.com.

Hi Ahmed! A monthly pass costs about 10,000 Yen per month ($90 USD) or less, depending on which neighborhood you live on. The metro is very efficient, reliable, and easy to use. The EF school staff will help you buy a pass at a student rate!

Hi! I will let our students share their own host family experiences but can take the commute question! The average EF host family is 60 minutes away from school. This is an average commuting time for residents of Tokyo. Our school is located in the popular Shibuya Crossing (that famous busy intersection) so the perfect jumping off point for exploring the city!

Hi Rihanna! Thanks for your interest in EF! You will actually take class at EF Tokyo, our language immersion school, located in the amazing Shibuya Tower. You can take a tour here: https://youtu.be/UC_Kygz4yEw Our classes are taught by native language speaking teachers trained in our teaching methodology, which means the classes are interactive and completely immersive - no English in school...

You can be an absolute beginner or you can come into the program knowing Japanese. You take a placement test online and in person at the Tokyo School. When you do your in person placement test, you talk with a teacher about your answers. At that time you can tell the teacher how long you have studied Japanese or that you are an absolute beginner.

Hi! We have actually updated our partnership and now work with the University of Montana and can offer courses for classes as short as 2 weeks.