NaGA International

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Let the power of language be on your side!

We communicate with other people through kotoba, or language. Even though there are many different ways to communicate all over the world, kotoba is the main tool of human interaction. It is the foundation of speaking and thinking.
At NaGA International, we provide you with the best quality language instruction and services, opening you up to the wonderful world of communication.

Policy and Promise

Policy and Promise

NaGA International is proud of its history. We respect the traditional values of honesty and trust.
We will provide you with the highest quality professional language,KOTOBA.Our goal is to promote international cultural understanding.

  • Professional

    We provide you with the highest quality professional language services.

  • Traditional

    We respect the Japanese traditional values of honesty and trust.

  • International

    We provide a forum for international exchange and a sense of being globally connected. We equip you with the tools for international understanding and provide opportunities to convey your opinions to the rest
    of the world.

Kotoba Service by NaGA International

NaGA International is more than just a language school. We understand that your language needs are complex and we strive to meet those needs through our Kotoba Service. NaGA’s Kotoba Service includes language instruction in a variety of settings, from the classroom to the conference room. What’s more, NaGA International offers translation, proofreading, and interpretation services to support all your language requirements. With over 30 years of experience, NaGA International is your premier communication resource.

Language School

Translation Proofreading Interpretation

Teacher Outsourcing

Kotoba Service

Free registration and no annual fee!

We are recruting new students!

  • Reasonable tuition and affordable monthly tuition

    You needn’t pay off your tuition fees immediately.We offer flexible payment plans to suit your budget.

  • Convenient and worry-free with our make-up lesson system!

    You won’t lose any lessons by utilizing our make-up lesson system to attend the same or similar level classes when you miss your class.

  • Our teachers have rich characters and unique teaching methods.

    You can learn different cultures, customs, and ways of thinking in distinctive lessons that take advantage of each teacher’s unique character. That’s something you can never learn by self-study.

  • Over 30 years of history and achievement

    NaGA International was founded in 1979. We have dedicated ourselves to foreign language education for over 30 years, supported by the enthusiastic local learners in our community, and we will continue to promote language learning, contributing to the proud tradition of educational excellence in Nagano Prefecture.

Lesson Fees

Group Lessons

  • Adult English Course1 lesson 70min
    Monthly tuition (1 lesson /wk) ¥10,260
    Monthly tuition (2 lessons /wk) ¥16,416
  • Elementary School Student
    English Course1 lesson 50min
    Monthly tuition (1 lesson /wk) ¥6,480
    Monthly tuition (2 lessons /wk) ¥10,368
  • Junior High School Student
    English Course1 lesson 110min
    Monthly tuition (1 lesson /wk) ¥11,232
  • French Course/Chinese Course/Korean Course

    Primary1 lesson 90min
    Monthly tuition (1 lesson /wk) ¥14,580
  • Basic/Intermediate
    Advanced1 lesson 70min
    Monthly tuition (1 lesson /wk) ¥11,340
    Monthly tuition (2 lesson /wk) ¥18,144
  • Discount System for Group Lessons
    Discount for those who are taking more than two different languages 10%OFF
    Family Member Discount 20%OFF
    Student Discount High school, College, Vocational School Students 30%OFF

    Further discounts can be applied when the tuition for six months or one year is paid at once.

    The maximum discount is up to 50%.

Private Lessons

  • Private Lessons

    One-on-One Lessons1 lesson 60min
    English ¥6,480
    French, Chinese, Korean, Japanese ¥8,640
  • Semi-Private Lessons

    One-on-Two Lessons1 lesson 60min
    English ¥4,860
    French, Chinese, Korean, Japanese ¥6,480
  • Semi-Private Lessons

    One-on-Three Lessons1 lesson 60min
    English ¥4,320
    French, Chinese, Korean, Japanese ¥5,760

Taking lessons over 10 hours in a month 20% OFF


Receive excellent quality work for a reasonable fee.

Receive excellent quality work for a reasonable fee on documents such as posters, pamphlets, business cards, or any other materials, in large or small quantities. We will provide you an estimate for free. Our achievements include translating documents from clients such as the Executive Committee for the Special Olympics, Shinshu University, and the Japan Junior Chamber, among others.


Have your document properly and professionally proofread.

Many shops and companies post signs in English these days. English signs are linguistically friendly to foreigners and portray a stylish image. But did you know that many Japanese-English words and phrases, which we use often and freely, are strange or incorrect in the eyes of a native speaker? Using the wrong English words or phrases may damage the image of the shop or company. Our proficient, professional proofreaders are native speakers who check spelling and grammar, and choose appropriate words for your documents.


Our interpretation service comes with a 100% satisfaction guarantee.

Our excellent interpreters are active on the front lines and have experience in working for the Nagano Winter Olympics, international conferences, and various other events. Our interpretation services range from guided tours to conferences, business negotiations to speeches, and are designed to meet your needs (e.g., simultaneous, consecutive, and whispering interpretation).

Teacher outsourcing

Our teacher outsourcing service is flexible to fit your requirements.

We outsource our teachers to English, French, Chinese, Korean, and Japanese language seminars. Improve your staff’s language skills to boost communication and reduce conflict. Our teachers can be outsourced to company language seminars as well as to individual groups. Feel free to inquire for further information.


on Chuo-dori Street

Tsuchiya Building, 1293 Tsuruga-Toigosho, Nagano City

tel icon 026-234-1777
Business Hours: 10:00-21:00 on weekdays / 9:00-17:00 on weekends
Only about 65 yen / hour

Designated Parking Lot near the School

Company Profile

Business Name Nagano Foreign Language School
Location 1293 Tsuruga-Toigosho, Nagano City
Representative Representative Director, President Isoshi Tsuchiya
Established November, 1979
Description of Business Foreign Language Education Business (English, French, Chinese, Korean, others)/Sales of related textbooks, any incidental business
Board Members President, Isoshi Tsuchiya;
Board member, Ryuichiro Tsuchiya;
Manager, Yukari Sakata
Financing Banks Hachijuni Bank, Nagano Shinkin Bank
Classrooms 1st Floor: Office / Lobby 2nd Floor: 3 classrooms 3rd Floor: 5 classrooms 4th Floor: 2 classrooms