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ADMISSION INTAKE
APRIL ENTRY
studying for 2-year, Application deadline in early November

JULY ENTRY
studying for 1-year 9 months, Application deadline by end February

OCTOBER ENTRY
studying for 1-year 6 months, Application deadline in early May

Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply well before the deadline.

interview in China
assessment test
学力試験

INTERVIEW
We visit neighboring countries to recruit best students.

We also conduct interviews telephonically with applicant's financial supporters.

To find out interview schedule, please call or email us.

interview applicant
本人面接
interview guarantor
保証人面接

graduation

Part-time & Private Lessen
College Fairs
going to the fair
meeting adm representatives
進 学 情 報
日本語能力試験対策
留学生学園都市
外国人求人情報
外国人人気宿屋
B&B情報



Sun-A International Academy japanese
日本語サイト
faculty
職員室
message
掲示板
mailbox
郵便箱
 
 

   
   


Tuition & Fees

PROGRAM STUDY COST
as of 2015 in Japanese Yen
program Year-1 Year-2
2-year long Jp680,400
Jp604,800
1-year 9months long  Jp680,400  Jp453,600
1-year 6months long Jp680,400 Jp302,400
  • Administrative Fee: Jp54,000 at entry
  • First-year Tuition: Jp604,800
  • Mandatory & Field Trip Activity Fees: Jp40,000 per year
  • Book & Material Fees: Jp40,000 per year

College Preparatory Japanese - Yearlong Program

Application Process
Mastering the basics in Japanese is the first preparatory step to international students planning on going to college in Japan.

The yearlong program provides the perfect pathway for international students who are serious about attending college.
The academy can help you achieve your goals.

JAPANESE YEARLONG PROGRAM for COLLEGE PREPARATION
2-year long (AFP2) two years of full-time resident study of Japanese
for entery beginning in April
1-yr 9mons long (AFP1.75) one year and nine months of full-time resident study of Japanese for entry beginning in July
1-yr 6mons long (AFP1.5) one and a half years of full-time resident study of Japanese for entry beginning in October

Which one is right for you?
While 2 yearlong program students are required to take a much broader range of courses than 1.75/1.5 yearlong program students, however, both program students graduate with degrees that can be used not only in attending college lectures but also, for a wide spectrum of jobs in the real world.
Applicants must complete the download application forms and pay the application fee by wire transfer. Be sure to submit to the Academy all forms with supporting documents on application checklist before the deadline.

Please read the "application checklist" carefully to ensure that all required supporting documents are ready for submittal.
  • Application Forms
    download the forms in PDF format
  • Application Fee of Jp20,000
    pay application fee by bank-to-bank wire transfer service
  • Supporting Documents
    provide documents necessary to be presented to
    Tokyo Regional Immigration Bureau for Visa application.
PROGRAM APPLICATION DEADLINES
2-year long on or before October 31
1-year 9 months long by end Feburary
1-year 6 months long on or before April 30

The academy will review application files for admission based on academic records, purpose to pursue college study in Japan, and level of Japanese learning experience.

Program Overview

Academic & Language Requirements
The yearlong program provides a very strong college-preporatory curriculum and through authentic lessens, focuses on developing all language skills in listerning comprehension, oral expression, reading and writing.

Strong emphasis is also placed on building the Japanese "Kanji" vocabulary through magazine reading and paper writing.

And furthermore,students are evaluated through quizzes, tests and exams, as well as through oral exams. >> click more information


2 yearlong 1.5 yearlong
# classes per week 5 days
Monday thro Friday
5 days
Monday thro Friday
Class Hour
(2 shifts in AM & PM)
8:50am-12:10pm
13:00pm-16:20pm
8:5am0-12:10pm
13:00pm-16:20pm
# lessons per week
20 lessens
(a 45min-lesson)
20 lessens
(a 45min-lesson)
total lessons 80 weeks 60 weeks

Curriculum Levels
At SUN-A the curriculum presents a 3-tiered approach of five proficiency levels, following the JLPT Framework
Progress in levels:
Students are expected to progress through the curriculum levels within the time Frame assigned for each level over academic years.
Assessing levels:
The entry level test to determine the proficiency level of each student is given on the first day of school to form class groups based on their test scores. The student will be assessed again on achievement test at the end of each level to make sure that they have achieved mastery of the previous level. Then, students can move on to the next level classes suited to their knowledge and skills.
Understanding the SUN-A levels:
The table below shows the SUN-A Levels and 3-tiered approach, as well as three reference scales.

Applicants must meet at least one of the following academic criteria to be considered for admission:High School Certificate; or equivalent International Baccalaureate; or a qualification from a recognized higher education institution.

Document Proof of Language Proficiency:
The yearlong program is not designed for students completely new to Japanese and open only to: those who have passed the JLPT Level 'N5' exam or already have at least 150 hours of study background in Japanese.


Pre-Student Visa Application
Pre-College Visa:
Once acceped by the Academ applicants must begin to apply for a Pre-college Visa. The Academy expedites the visa application process for them.

Supporting Documents:
TheTokyo Regional Immingration Bureau exames all informations on supporting documents to identify whether such documents reasonably appear to be genuine and prove the sponsor's financial ability. If approved, the certificate of Eligibilty in the applicant's name will be issued to the Academy.

The final step in the visa application process is the mandatory interview at the Japan Embassy or Consulate in applicant's home country or country of residence.

VISA APPLICATION THREE-STEP PROCESS

step1

The Academy reviews application files for admission.

2 weeeks

step2

The Tokyo Regional Immigration office reviews all applicant documents and supporting materials.

approx. two and a half months

step3

The final step is a formal proceeding with a face-to-face interviewing by the Embassy or Consulate of Japan.

approx. 2 weeks to one month



Part-time Work
就学生は一部経済的収入の手段や社会的な体験の場として、 「資格外活動許可書の取得」及び「労働時間と職種の制約」において、アルバイトが認められています。その場合でも次の職種は禁止します。 また新入生は学業に支障が生ずる場合があるため、学業生活に慣れるまでの当初の期間はアルバイトを禁じます。禁止職種:危険が伴う職種、 人体に有害な職種、法令に違反する職種、風俗営業に係わる職業。


Tier 1

Tier 2

Tier 3

underlying approach
for
core skills and basic knowledge

test-taking strategy approach
for college entrance  

Practical approach
for
college-level

Elementary

Intermediate

Advanced

SUN-A

A1

A2

B1

B2

C

JLPT

N5

N4

N3

N2

N1

CEFR

1

2

3

4

5

ACTFL

intermediate

Advanced low

Advanced mid

Advanced high

Super


JLPT and EJU

Financial Aid
Most Japan's universities and colleges use scores of the JLPT or/and the EJU as admission criteria for international students while the others apply their own entrance exams.

The preparation for JLPT Level exam is a part of the yearlong program. Students are taught the specific skills which are tested on the JLPT and strategies for test-taking.


At Sun-A the curriculum is accompanied by a series of five levels following the JLPT Framework Level.

Standard lesson time table per level in hours(weeks):

SUN-A JLPT
Levels AFP2 AFP1.5 Levels Description
C 440
(22)
240
(12)
N1
(L-1)
Can understand speech in a variety of challenging situations. Can grasp nuance and progression of ideas in abstract and complex materials. Kanji:~2,000,Vocabulary:~10,000
B2 340
(17)
280
(14)
N2
(L-2)
Can read written materials on general topics and understand conversations and news at natural speed.Kanji:~1,000,Vocabulary:~6,000
B1 400
(20)
340
(17)
N3 Can understand native materials if rewritten with simplified vocabulary and kanji. Can follow everyday conversations at natural speed.
Kanji:~650,Vocabulary:~3,750
A2 220
(11)
200
(10)
N4
(L-3)
Can understand daily-life conversations, if spoken slowly. Can read simple materials aimed at non-native speakers. Kanji:~300,Vocabulary:~1500
A1 200
(10)
140
(7)
N5
(L-4)
Can understand classroom phrases with hiragana and very simple kanji. Can understand patterned phrases and glean needed information
Kanji:~100,Vocabulary:~800

links:
日本語能力試験 Japanese Language Proficiency Test(JLPT)
日本留学試験 Examination for Japanese University(EJU) Admission
for International Student.
日本留学試験採用校 List of universities using EJU
欧州言語共通参照基準 The Common European Framework of Referencs(CEFR) is recognized in UK and Europe and used as a correspondence reference world-wide.
全米外国語協会言語運用能力基準 The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages(ACTFL) Proficiency Guidelines are recognized in the US and Canada.
Tuition & Fees:The first-year tax-included cost is tuition and fees of Jp680,400, payable in full at beginning or in semesterly installments.
The second-year cost is Jp604,800 for a 2 yearlong program and approximately half of the cost for a 1.5 yearlong program ,as a 1.9 yearlong program is Jp453,600.
  • Administrative Fee: Jp54,000 at entry
  • First-year Tuition: Jp680,400
  • Mandatory & Field Trip Activity Fees: Jp40,000 per year
  • Book & Material Fees: Jp40,000 per year
PROGRAM STUDY COST
as of 2015 in Japanese Yen
program Year-1 Year-2
2-year long Jp680,400
Jp604,800
1-year 9 months long   Jp680,400  Jp453,600
1-year 6 months long Jp680,400 Jp302,400

There is no financial aid available through the academy. Students must provide proof of financial ability to meet the year cost before a visa is isssued.>>click more information


The named scholarships will be available to a limited number of our academy students as selected based upon grade point average, class involvement and interview score.

THE NAME OF SCHOLARSHIPS DISBURSED AMOUNT
japanese government
日本政府文部科学省
私費外国人留学生学習奨励費給付制度
私費外国人留学生学習奨励費給付予約制度
Jp25,000 x 12months
japan student services organization
独立行政法人日本学生支援機構奨学金
「私費外国人留学生学習奨励費」
Jp50,000 x 12months
private foundations
特定非営利活動法人
エルエスエイチアジア奨学会

Jp25,000 x 12months

国際連合大學私費留学生育英資金貸与事業
United Nations University (UNU) provides self-financed students from developing countries with the reimbursable funds necessary to study in Japan through Japanese universities participating in the Program.



Other Learning Opportunities
In addition to in-class learning, Students have the chance to practice Japanese in a relaxed setting on field trips and gain cultural awarness through neighbor community involvement such as arts and crafts exhabition and Bon festival yukata-kimono dance.
  • Sample activities include: Tokyo Disneyland, Sea World, Kabuki play appreciation and more.
  • Activities are included in the tuition.


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YEARLONG PROGRAM
Application Checklist
Wire Transfer & Bank Information
Application Form for Admission
Letter of Consent Form
Personal Record Form
Health Certificate Form
Financial Support Statement Form
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Student Guide to Japan
in English
Academic Fees
Accomodiation
Immigration procedures
Living cost & price
Medical Insurance
Part-time work
Scholarship
knowing life in Japan (in Vietnamese)
Preparation to study in Japan (in Spanish)
Visas
School dormitory
School policy
Visas
A guide to visas
Wire transfer
School bank account
immigration issue
With the increasing number of overstaying foreigners to work illegally and even to engage in criminal activities, the Justice Ministry's Immigration Bureau of Japan has ordered that stricter screening procedures be used for admission to applicants applying for pre-college student visas from countries with the highest number of visa overstayers.
our issue
The academy has identified recommendations for nagative change to regulations related to immigration and the Japanese language education industry. The accademy believe these changes will allow the membres of our industry to work together with government to actively promot Japan as an ideal destination for international students.
> An applicant must be accepted for academic study purpose in Japan.
> An applicant must prove that sufficient funds are or will be available from an identified and reliable financial source to defray all living and school expenses during the entire period of anticipated study in Japan.
ビザ申請許認可
Immigration Bureau
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan(visas)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan(overseas)

法務省東京入国管理局
外務省日本国査証
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