Learn Japanese at Taiyo!

At Taiyo Japanese language school, we see the Japanese language first of all as a communication tool.

Learning a new language opens your mind, and it opens you to the possibility of getting to know new people with different perspectives.

You don’t need to be a fluent Japanese speaker to start to see the benefits. If you make an effort to speak just a few words of Japanese, your conversation partners will also double up their efforts to make themselves understood in English.

Our lessons aren’t an academic pursuit. If you’re to dive very deep into Japanese kanji, grammar or calligraphy, a different language school may be a better fit for you.

Of course, there is a place for grammar in the lessons at our Japanese language school, but grammar isn’t a goal in itself. We’ll cover it as far as it helps you to speak more fluently, faster.

Exercise and application is more important. To master spoken Japanese, you need to “do” more and “understand” less. That’s why our curriculum starts with the most common everyday subjects, such that even after your first week, you can start throwing out a few Japanese words on your Japanese boss or at lunch with your client.

Class Details

We believe in working only with experienced teachers in small class settings, because we see how our students benefit from the personalised experience. This emphasis on quality comes at a price as well. So, come and experience first-hand what it’s like to learn Japanese with us. Sign up for our no-obligation, online trial class!

Group Classes (Skillsfuture eligible)

The smallest group classes in Singapore at 8 pax. Learn faster and better in a small group class.

Private Classes

Study in a 1 to 1 with a trainer. Receive private instruction and progress 80% faster than a group class.

Term and Condition for Japanese classes

*Each term consists of 30 hours, there will be an optional exam at the end of the 3rd or 4th term depending on the level.
*Our levels are aligned with the JLPT exam.
*Fees of S$450 are payable per term.

FAQ

Can I use my Skillsfuture Credits?

If you’re a Singaporean, most of our Japanese classes are SkillsFuture claimable. Get in touch with us to find out more.

 

How do I claim my Skillsfuture credits?

Click here to check out our SkillsFuture course and sign to start using your credits.

What is the best language to learn?

There is no easy answer to this question. It depends on which language you will likely be using most. Japanese may be a language for you to learn if you:

– Have a Japanese partner or relatives

– (Intend to) live or study in Japan.

– Have opportunities to connect with Japan professionally

– Have a strong interest in Japanese culture and language

How long does it takes to learn Japanese?

How well do you want to learn Japanese?

If you know little to no Japanese and join our Basic Japanese course, you will progress very quickly and see results in 5 months. In about 9 months, you won’t sound like a native speaker, but you will be able to hold yourself down in a simple, non-expert conversation.

Why learn Japanese for Business
Japan is currently the world’s third-largest economy and set to be the same in the world in this decade. As China grows, Japan is becoming increasingly outward-looking.
Should I learn Japanese or Korean?

Korean and Japanese language are both highly influential. Which one to learn is a highly personal choice. There is no wrong or right, only wrong or right for you. Ask yourself which language will be the best fit for you, based on:

– Where you live, and which of the two you are most likely to use around you.

– Which countries you aspire to travel or relocate to in the future

– Which language interests you most, personally

– Which sector you’ll likely end up working in: Korean is very dominant in hip hop, arts and the culinary world, whereas Japanese can be expected to gain ground in finance, tech, anime, and any economic sector Japanese are active in.

Will your Japanese courses lead to a JLPT certification?

Yes! Our courses do prepare you for the Japanese Language Proficiency Test. If you are aiming for JLPT 5, you need to complete Pre-Intermediate term 2. For further explanation on the rest of the JLPT levels, click on the link to download a detailed course outline.


Probably the best language school in Singapore.  “

Small group class, unbeatable price, Skillsfuture claimable. What’s more to ask for?

Fadilla, Executive at OCBC Bank

Free Trial Japanese class

Pretty much every language school, including us, will ask you to make full payment before joining a Japanese course. We need to do that, because we have commitments to keep to our teachers as well. But as a student, it’s hard to sign up for something you haven’t experienced yet.

We believe in working only with experienced teachers in small group settings, because we see how our students benefit from the personalised experience. This emphasis on quality comes at a price as well.

With the pandemic, we are moving our trial classes online. You can now experience our class in your comfortable PJs at home, what are you waiting for? Join us now!

Our Japanese Language Teachers

Since our founding in 2011, we have had the privilege of helping hundreds of foreigners feel more at home in Singapore. We have also trained numerous top professionals, both foreign and local, from Fortune 500 companies.

In the years to come, we will keep sharpening the way we teach Japanese. And we will continue to encourage our Japanese learners to build positive social and business relationships across cultures.

As a dedicated Japanese language school, We are part of the Crystal Learning group of language schools. All Crystal Learning schools believe in small-scale language teaching with a practical focus.

Why are we in caricature?

 

We are shy and private people and are even more reserved than Koreans or Chinese. Privacy is important in JapanPeople can have their names removed from phone books if they want and that is your first lesson today about us!

Ide Sensei

Ide Sensei

Trainer

Bachelor of Arts German Language (Dokkyo University Saitama-Pref, JAPAN)

Able to communicate both in English and Japanese at Native Level

Ide Sensei adjusts his teaching methods to suit individuals of different fluency levels, from the fun activity-based young adult’s Japanese classes to the thoughtful and provoking discussion in higher-level classes. Ide san likes to bring in extra learning aids that he feels can improve the learning of the particular class. In fact, the only thing we complain about is the amount of paper he uses to prepare for every lesson! But his students love his attention to detail.

Ide Sensei is a very focused and passionate individual, eager to help anyone achieve their language learning and life goals.

Miyano Sensei

Miyano Sensei

Trainer

Japanese Language Teacher Certificate

Able to communicate both in English and Japanese at Native Level

She believes in delivering engaging, student-centred Japanese lessons to support learners to grasp the language in fun and effective ways for meaningful usage in their daily lives, be it for social integration or work purposes.

Hideyuki Sensei

Hideyuki Sensei

Trainer

Bachelor of Arts (Waseda University)

Able to communicate both in English and Japanese at Native Level

Mandarin Beginner Level

Since 2018, Hideyuki Sensei has turned his attention to tutoring adults. At Crystal Learning, he has had plenty of opportunities to help adults who wish to improve their proficiency in Japanese in an everyday or business setting reach their goals. He is proud to have improved both the confidence and ability in the Japanese language of his students. His motto is: “If you are willing to learn, I am willing to teach.”

Noriko Sensei

Noriko Sensei

Trainer

Japanese Language Teacher Certificate & Japanese nursery license.

Accumulated more than 420 hours of advanced teaching Japanese language course

Noriko Sensei loves meeting new people and is curious about how human minds work. Apparently, different people pick up a new language differently, and Noriko San loves finding ways for each student to learn Japanese easily.

To her, teaching Japanese language classes is not only about how well the student can speak but also about exposing them to a different culture. She is a firm believer in the close relationship between language and culture.

Ready to learn with us?

We offer competitive rates in Singapore without compromising on quality.
Our Japanese lessons are fully SkillsFuture claimable.