"The teachers made me want to learn more and work harder in order to reach our goals. The classes are a real delight."
Valentin Henriod

Our method at the Wessex Academy

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    Our Qualified and professional language trainers

    1. Kyohei Nakao

      Japanese teacher

    Our qualified language trainers are mother tongue or totally bilingual and have a vast amount of experience in their feild. They personalise their teaching approach in the classroom to each of their students in order to attain specific goals within the lesson, that of the student, and in the preparation for the different examinations offered at all levels.

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    A technological state-of-the-art learning environment

    Our teaching methods and material are constantly being revised and brought up to date to allow our students to improve their language skills in the best possible conditions.

    The Wessex Academy’s direct method of language training where the target language is spoken 100% of the time allows for the rapid development of listening skills and helps the learner to start thinking in the target language.

    The Wessex Academy offers a diverse bouquet of learning possibilities including conversation workshops, E-learning via Skype, private, evening, and lunchtime courses as well as total immersion and intensive courses all year round.

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    39 years of experience for optimal learning

    The teaching of Japanese starts with the main grammar points, before moving on to writing in hiragana, kanijis, and katakana which helps with oral expression when it comes to wishes and negative orders.

    All facets of Japanese culture is seen and studied.

Course program according to your level

Elementary
Independent User
Experienced

Beginner level

Program

Main grammar points studied:

  • Basic structure of affirmative, negative and interrogative sentences
  • Pronouns and possessive adjectives
  • Verbs and other localization terms
  • Verbs of movement, indications for transport
  • Indication of places of action

Writing of hiragana, kanijis, and katakana

Elementary Level 1

Program

Writing of hiragana, kanijis, and katakana

Main grammar points studied:

  • Adjectives
  • False-adjectives
  • Causative expressions
  • Expression of the past, expression of two simultaneous actions

Elementary Level 2

Program

Writing of hiragana, kanijis, and katakana

Main grammar points studied:

  • Expression of wishes, goal of displacement, result of actions
  • Expression of a current action, requests and orders, permission
  • Expression of a demand or negative order, comparisons

Intermediate Level 1

Program

Writing of hiragana, kanijis, and katakana

Main grammar points studied:

  • Neutral form of verb, expression of the facultative, possibility, and change
  • Neutral form of the verb in the past, expression of experience
  • Expression of advice

Intermediate Level 2

Program

Writing of hiragana, kanijis, and katakana

Main grammar points studied:

  • Expression of two consecutive actions, suppositions, excess
  • Order of actions, expression of the necessary and unnecessary, expression of thought
  • The superlative, habits

Advanced Level Program

Writing of hiragana, kanijis, and katakana

Main grammar points studied:

  • Formation of nouns from adjectives, the conditional
  • Names of politeness, respect, modesty, verbs of respect

Prices

Evening
17:00 - 21:00
2 periods
from CHF 50

1 period = 55 minutes

Fixed Costs
Enrolment fee for all courses
CHF 50
Foreign student permit
CHF 400
Accommodation research tax
CHF 100
1 person
Flexible time-table
1 hour
CHF 110
10 hours
CHF 950
20 hours
CHF 1'850
2 persons
Flexible time-table
1 hour
CHF 60
10 hours
CHF 500
20 hours
CHF 950
3 persons
Flexible time-table
1 hour
CHF 45
10 hours
CHF 400
20 hours
CHF 650
distance learning
(by SKYPE)
Flexible time-table
10 hours
CHF 950
20 hours
CHF 1'850

1 hour  = 60 minutes

Special offer for children till 16, price per person:

  • CHF 75 – 1 person
  • CHF 40 – 2 persons
  • CHF 30 – 3 persons
Fixed Costs
Enrolment fee for all courses
CHF 50
Foreign student permit
CHF 400
Accommodation research tax
CHF 100

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