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exchange with elementary school pupil

Exchange with elementary school

On Saturday, October 15, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., 23 students volunteered at Tomo Elementary School in Ikebukuro, Tokyo, where they experienced an international exchange class with 3rd and 4th graders and enjoyed interacting with elementary school students. The event was well received by both the elementary school students and the international students.

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An SNG alumni to participate to the Paralympic Games

Mr. Sasaki Roberto Izumi is one of the Japanese blind soccer players for the Tokyo Paralympics. He is one of the graduates of our school in 2008. That same year, Mr. Chen Yumin (Hong Kong), who is totally deaf also graduated from our school. To celebrate Sasaki’s graduation, Ruy Ramos, who is also Brazilian and […]

SNG shifts all Japanese classes online

Covid-19: SNG shifts all Japanese classes online

There were only 4 days between the Prime Minister’s declaration and the shutdown of schools in Japan. During which, Shinjuku Japanese Language Institute (SNG) transitioned to conducting all classes online. This entailed transitioning 34 physical classes to online platforms, training 60 teachers in digital teaching and notifying 650 students about the change. This smooth transition […]

Study Japanese language in Japan Summer Course

Study abroad in Japan: Spend your summer in Tokyo

SNG’s Summer Course is a summer stay in Japan that offers a wide range of cultural activities, tours and day trips. Throughout your stay, your days will be divided between Japanese classes in the morning and cultural activities in the afternoon. Anyone can join, regardless of their level of Japanese. Each activity offered by SNG […]


NACJE Speech Contest

Every year, the National Association of Colleges for Japanese Education (NACJE or 全国専門学校日本語教育協会 in Japanese) organises a speech contest where students from the members schools can participate. This year, the contest took place on February 15th at Bunka-gakuen, in Tokyo, with 14 participants. Jim Lan, one of Shinjuku Japanese Language Institute’s students, participated and won […]

SNG student won 1st place in the Japanese speech contest

On July 9th, a Japanese speech contest “shabereon ’12” was held in Shinjuku Cultural Center. One of our students, Ms. Akiyo Suzuki (Advanced I / b class) participated in this contest together with 14 students from other language schools, universities and graduate schools. Akiyo’s topic was “the beauty of the Japanese language”. Her speech content […]