Work diligently, go to class, study Kanji every day, and USE THE GRAMMAR PACKET.

Wyatt from Summer Short 2019

Which events or activities did you find the most satisfying and why?

Class was very satisfying. Just learning from the incredible kind and fun teachers everyday made me very happy.

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

The most interesting was the yamanashi-ken trip. The least interesting was Saturday classes

What activities or materials did you find most helpful (e.g., pair work, drill practice, tests, small group sessions, textbooks, games)?

The grammar packet was incredibly helpful. Not many students used it because I don’t think they knew what it was but I used it all the time.

Anything you especially liked in the living arrangements? Any problems you experienced?

Tanashi was an amazing dorm where I met the most fun people in the program. I loved it just wish the food had been hot and a little more varied.

What dorm did you live in or host family did you live with?

Trusty Tanashi 2

Any comments or tips for prospective/new KCP students?

Work diligently, go to class, study Kanji every day, and USE THE GRAMMAR PACKET.

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I highly recommend KCP for its focused and encouraging program. The opportunity to practice speaking and comprehending Japanese during class, in conversation sessions, and in day-to-day life was an invaluable experience for which I am very grateful. KCP’s staff and instructors are nothing but helpful and there is no question that they are dedicated to the dissemination of the Japanese language. 

—Gabriel Wilkinson