Business Japanese Program

Advanced Level Sample Course Plans
Current Level
Advanced level in speaking and listening.
Has mastered approximately 1000 kanji.
Course Objectives
To develop and enhance business communication skills with focus on business conversation with co-workers and clients
To master vocabulary and idioms in business
To be able to read and write e-mails
To be able to understand the articles in Japanese newspapers and magazines and Present your opinion about them
Business conversation practice to increase fluency and effectiveness in dialogues. Role-playing based on specific situations defining the relationships of the speakers to acquire correct use of keigo.
Vocabulary, idioms and expressions that are often used in business conversations will be introduced.
Reading short business-related articles from newspapers or magazines to increase expressions and vocabulary. Discussions based on the topics.
Course Materials
“Talking business in Japanese”(The Japan Times)
News paper and magazine article
We encourage you to bring your own materials if desired
Ms. Sachiyo KANEKO
Sachiyo Kaneko received her B.A. in Western Civilization from Musashi University. Following her graduation, Ms. Kaneko joined Yamaichi Securities and worked for 9 years as a certified security advisor. She left Yamaichi in 1996 to follow her husband to Belgium where he was sent on assignment. She has a working knowledge both French and English. In 2000, she earned her certification as a Japanese language instructor. She brings to the classroom a unique balance of both her business and international experience.

Miho Onishi graduated with a degree in law from Seikei University.
Upon graduating, she worked for Mitsubishi Jushi Co.Ltd., for five years. She earned her certification as a Japanese language instructor in 1998. In 2000, she went to Toronto where she studied English and business at the International Language Academy of Canada. Upon returning to Japan, she began work as a Japanese language instructor utilizing her experience living abroad and international business.
The lesson is available 8:00-20:00 Monday to Saturday
No charge for cancellation by 17:00 on the day before the lesson. In case the lesson is scheduled for Monday, cancellation will not be accepted if it is made after 5 pm on Friday of the preceding week.
To make a cancellation or change, you can let the instructor know directly or call People Focus Consulting (03-5771-7071). You can also contact us by e-mail ( In this case, please send the mail by 15:00 on the day before the lesson, and make sure that you receive the confirmation e-mail from us by 17:00 the same day.
Please discuss with your instructor if you want to reschedule lessons.