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Pre-School for Foreign Students

We will start "Pre-School" sessions for foreign students who plan to attend the first year of elementary school from next April. Students can learn about general school rules and the basic Japanese required in preparation for elementary school life. Students who do not understand any Japanese are also welcome to attend.

Leaflet (PDF)


January 26th to March 23rd (Every Saturday - 8 times in total)
※The class will be closed on February 2nd.


10:30 am to 12:00 pm


International House, Osaka


For foreign students planning to attend elementary school in April 2013 (Parents/guardians must accompany their child/children)




15 (First come, first served.)


1. Learning Hiragana, numbers and more.
2. Learning school rules such as classes, bathrooms, morning assemblies and more.

How to Apply

Apply by telephone, fax or on the i-house website's online form which contains child's name, address, telephone number, child's birth date, and the level of Japanese proficiency.

Applications & Inquiries

Planning and Communications Division
Osaka International House Foundation
8-2-6 Uehommachi, Tennoji-ku Osaka 543-0001
Tel: 06-6773-8989 Fax: 06-6773-8421

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