2023 RWXP 1 (Online)

RWXP is an intenstive 2 week Japanese program that is held online at Ritsumeikan University, Japan. In this program, we provide comprehensive introduction to Japanese language and culture. Program contents are Japanese Classes and Collaborative Learning that are both held everyday (see schedule below).  You will have opportunities to feel and understand Japan by interacting with local Ritsumeikan BUDDYs where you can also brush up your Japanese speaking skills. Why don’t you join students from all over the world to learn Japanese from home?

Program Period

Jan 10 ~ Jan 20, 2023

Application Period

Dec 6 ~ Dec 20, 2023 (by 3pm Japan Time)

Program Outline

Please note that this program is a non-degree program; we do not issue any credits.
Transcript and completion certificate will be issued at the end of the program for those that successfully completed the program.

Program Duration2 weeks 
Level Beginner
FeeJPY 35,000 (including service fee)
EligibilityCurrent university students/ Postgraduate students
Type Online (Zoom)
*(Non-degree Program = credits will not be issued but transcript and completion certificate will be given)
Teaching MethodTaught in Japanese (Direct method)

Program Contents

Part1. Japanese Language Class

       – 50 min x 3 classes x 9 days = 1,350 min = 22.5 hours
       – Learn Japanese intensively and directly from experienced Japanese teachers. 
       – Comprehensive introduction to Japanese reading, grammar, & speaking.

Part2. Collaborative Learning Class

       – 90 min x 8 days = 720 min = 12 hours
       – You will have chance to interact directly with local Ritsumeikan students.
       – You can practice your oral Japanese skills, learn spoken phrases and words as well as recent Japanese culture. 

Part3. Tabata Training (not mandatory)

       – After a day of studying Japanese, a workout time will refreshen your mind and body. 
       – It is an intense 4 minute workout invented by Professor Tabata at Ritsumeikan University.

Required Documents

(*=Mandatory)
1. Handwritten Essay (In Japanese preferred)
2. *Letter of Consent (Pledge)
3. *Certificate of Enrollment (an official document issued by your home university that shows you are currently enrolled in your home university.)
4. *Photo ID (must show your birth of date. Ex: passport, student ID)
5. Self-Introduction in Japanese (voice record only, no videos)

Program Schedule

Monday

Tuesday(Day1)

08:00 Orientaion
09:00 Japanese Class
12:00 Lunch time
13:00 Collaborative Learning
15:00 TABATA

Wednesday(Day2)

09:00 Japanese Class
12:00 Lunch time
13:00 Collaborative Learning
15:00 TABATA

Thursday(Day3)

09:00 Japanese Class
12:00 Lunch time
13:00 Collaborative Learning
15:00 TABATA

Friday(Day4)

09:00 Japanese Class
12:00 Lunch time
13:00 Collaborative Learning
15:00 TABATA

Monday(Day5)

09:00 Japanese Class
12:00 Lunch time
13:00 Collaborative Learning
15:00 TABATA

Tuesday(Day6)

09:00 Japanese Class
12:00 Lunch time
13:00 Collaborative Learning
15:00 TABATA

Wednesday(Day7)

09:00 Japanese Class
12:00 Lunch time
13:00 Collaborative Learning
15:00 TABATA

Thursday(Day8)

09:00 Japanese Class
12:00 Lunch time
13:00 Collaborative Learning
15:00 TABATA

Friday(Day9)

09:00 Japanese Class
12:00 Lunch time
13:00 Completion Ceremony

2023 RWXP 1
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