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Toyo University Business Japanese Special Course

The Online Business Japanese Special Course at Toyo University is part of the Education Abroad Virtual International Passport (VIP) Program offering for the fall of 2021. It consists of a total of 20 lessons, in which participants can learn not only Japanese business skills but also business manners that are necessary when working in Japan. Participants can freely choose to attend one or multiple lectures. The course has been held in the summer of 2020 and the spring of 2021 and has been well received by a total of more than 40,000 participants.


Application deadline

August 23, 2021

Toyo University
Toyo University
Virtual International Passport (VIP) Program

Program details

  • August 30 - September 9, 2021

    Application Deadline: August 23

    • Business Japanese (non-credit course)

    You can choose between 20 free lectures delivered by distinguished experts in the respective fields. 1000 participants per lecture (first-come, first-served). Sample lectures:

    • A practical exercise in Japanese business culture
    • What is BJT and How to prepare for it
    • Japanese business etiquette
    • Translation, interpreting and business Japanese
    • Honorifics in business Japanese
    • A practical exercise in business Japanese expressions
    • Business Japanese writing skills
    • A practical exercise in Japanese business writing for highly advanced learners
    • Business Japanese listening comprehension
    • A practical exercise in BJT listening tasks
    • Efficient Japanese communication
    • Business Japanese and the communicative approach
    • Difficulties in vocabulary acquisition and how to overcome them
    • A practical exercise in business Japanese vocabulary
    • Better communication skills through grammar acquisition
    • A practical exercise in business Japanese grammar
    • Business Japanese reading comprehension
    • A practical exercise in BJT reading tasks
    • Finding a job and building a career in Japan
    • General BJT advice; preparation resources and tools
  • This program is intended for those who have completed the equivalent of JLPT N2 or higher.

  • DescriptionCost
    Toyo University Business Japanese special course fee FREE - 1,000 participants per lecture (first-come, first-served)
    CSUMB Education Abroad fee Waived for CSUMB students participating in virtual programs