Culture immersion allowed us to see Japan's past.

Ronnie from 2013

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

The school barbecue gave me an excellent opportunity to try my enhanced Japanese with the higher level students, it was a very comfortable environment to learn and better my japanese

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

The full Japanese immersion taught me more than I could have thought possible. Though sometimes a little guidance was needed, it was easy to pick things up and continue living in Japan without any trouble

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

Special classes were helpful in teaching things that weren't taught in class at normal times

What did you find most valuable in the Culture Course?

The culture immersion in Kamakura and other places that allowed us to see the past of Japan

Were you pleased with the general living arrangements? Anything you especially liked? Any problems you experienced?

Although Kasai is a little far from the school getting used to the commute was very easy. The city is nice and quiet and very close to Disney. The fireworks offer a nice view at night

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In general, I think the KCP program is really great and I’m very glad I decided to do it. It was a lot of work, but I learned a lot, met many interesting people from all over the world, and got to have a very different experience of Japan than the normal tourist.

—Marc Kwiatkowski