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Postby x1337magex » Sun 07.15.2007 4:41 pm

Hey all!!

Well, I've really been wanting to go to Japan for a while now, my goal being to go there and work for about 6-8 months. Working because that would greatly offset my cost.

Unfortinately, because i have recently graduated from high school and thus have no college degree, this seems to be impossible or very very difficult to say the least.

Anyhow, I have heard, though, that a good alternative would be to go to a Language school in Japan. So I was wondering, can anybody recommend any good language schools/sites that provide accomidation (wether a dorm or homestay), and is reasonably priced?

Something else very important, I've heard there would also be a way to work whilst going to the school? Could anybody please elaborate on how to do this and what's involved?

Thanks sooooo much! Any other ideas or whatnot are most welcomed!
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RE: Language Schools?

Postby Mike Cash » Sun 07.15.2007 7:10 pm

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RE: Language Schools?

Postby john2 » Sun 07.15.2007 8:29 pm

Hey here mike, so is this program good?

http://www.yamasa.org/acjs/english/prog ... overy.html

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RE: Language Schools?

Postby Yudan Taiteki » Sun 07.15.2007 8:35 pm

You have to be over 18 and a high-school graduate, plus you need $12,000-$15,000 or so depending on which you're actually doing.
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RE: Language Schools?

Postby Mike Cash » Sun 07.15.2007 8:37 pm

john2 wrote:
Hey here mike, so is this program good?

http://www.yamasa.org/acjs/english/prog ... overy.html

Wheal I meant for me :)


I resisted the urge to answer in your other thread. But since you directly ask me by name, I'll tell you that in all sincerity the only educational program I could recommend to you is Remedial English. I googled, and it is available in Dublin.
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RE: Language Schools?

Postby keatonatron » Sun 07.15.2007 11:14 pm

I went through the YMCA. I think they have very good programs. They also have many locations spread all over Japan. If you choose one in a more rural area, your living expenses will be much less (I went in Yokohama. Quite expensive!). From what I observed, their student-support is also very good and they will help you find housing and anything else you need. They most likely don't have their own dorms, but there's a good chance they will be your co-signer on an apartment.
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