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Speak to as many native speakers as you can during your stay in Japan!

Sydney from Summer 2018

What were the most productive and interesting aspects of the program for you? The least interesting and productive?

I think the time building listening and conversational skills helped me best remember the course content. Using language in a meaningful, practical way is the best way to retain information.

Any further thoughts or tips for those considering the program or new KCP students?

Speak to as many native speakers as you can during your stay in Japan. Go to new places outside of school -- I found it very helpful to go to local coffee shops, izakaya, and parks to put myself into situations where I could converse with new people. Don't be shy! If you use what you've learned in class outside of the classroom, you'll have an easier time remembering it under stress.

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Not only did I have a great time at KCP, but the improvement I’ve witnessed in my Japanese proficiency is astounding. I still can’t quite believe I’ve learned so much in such a short time. Although I’m sad that I’m leaving by the end of this term, I’ll always have fond memories of my time here. I am truly grateful to all the staff, especially the instructors, as well as my fellow classmates for making my time here exceptional. I highly and without hesitation recommend KCP International Japanese Language School to anyone looking to learn Japanese.

—Suhaib Sarmad