SorSU-NLTC Course Offerings

The SorSU Nihongo Language Training Center provides Level 5, 4 and 3 skills of Nihongo to interested students. This is composed of Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) and other Authorized Tests of five distinct Levels. Beginners are advised to start from Level 5 which is the basic level.
After this, Level 5 students are equipped with knowledge and skill to further study in their Nihongo.

Level 5 – For Students who need Japanese language study in preparation for being an overseas student, industrial trainee and/or worker. This level is a prerequisite of Level 4.

Level 4 – This Level is required for Specified Skilled Workers such as teachers, healthcare workers, hotel and restaurant management staff, field workers and others in Japan.

Level 3 – This Level is important for healthcare workers and other fields that require the Level 3, to acquire the Japanese License without taking the Level 3 exam in Japan. 

Class Program

Nihongo Level 5

Duration: 360 hours for 3 months
Schedule: Monday-Friday from 8:30am to 4:00pm

Brief Class Program:
Read and write Nihongo letters (Hiragana, Katakana and 150 Kanji)
Read and write Nihongo words
Nihongo greetings & self-introduction
Nouns and verbs
Making basic sentences questions, past tenses, negatives, 5W1H sentences
Basic communication
Reading and understanding basic passages 
Answer to the basic review
N-5 Assessment at Nihongo Center 

Nihongo Level 4

Duration: 500 hours for 6 Months (5 months training + 1 month practice)
Prerequisite: N-5 Level
Schedule: TBA

Brief Class Program:
Read and write 3,000 Kanji characters
Additional self-introduction
Basic sentences + various vocabularies 
Additional reading and writing sentences 
Basic communication (on Fluency)
Reading and understanding conversations
Reading and understanding basic passages 
Answering to various types of interview
N-4 Assessment at Nihongo Center

Note: Students will undergo 1 month in-house training before taking the JLPT examination.

Nihongo Level 3

Duration: 1 year
Prerequisite: N-5 and N-4 Level
Schedule: TBA

Brief Class Program:
Continuation of the N-4 Level 
Read, write, and understanding 4,000-5,000 Kanji

Application process

1. Fill-up the Nihongo Center Enrolment Application Form
2. Submit Transcript of Records (Applicant’s last attended School)
3. Attend the Scheduled Interview 
4. Take the IQ test
5. Enter into a Memorandum of Agreement between the applicant and SorSU Nihongo Language Center 
6. Follow the SorSU-NLC rules (see rules)

Tuition and Registration Fees

CourseN-5 CourseN-4 Course
Registration Fee:(Includes Text Book printouts, Nihongo Certificate Php 2,000.00Php 2,000.00
Nihongo Tuition Fee: Php 15,000.00Php 25,000.00
Total: Php 17,000.00Php 27,000.00
First Payment:Php 5,750.00Php 6,750.00
Installment per month: Php 3,750.00 (for 3 months)Php 4,050.00 (for 5 months)

Students who will continue from Level 5 to Levels 4 or until Level 3 will no longer pay the Registration fee.
Contact SorSU-NLTC for the Tuition and Registration Fees of the N-3 Course.

Contact Us:

Mrs. Marietta C. Sato
SorSU-KKG Representative 
Instructor, Sorsogon State University, College of Technology

Contact Number: 0945-2943-764
Email Address: [email protected] , [email protected] or [email protected]
Office Address: Nihongo Language Training Center, Sorsogon State University, Sorsogon City