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FAQ

Q I can study abroad for a short period, is it okay?
A. Minimum stay is one week.

Q Do I need a visa?
A: There is no need to obtain a visa in advance in Japan. If the period of study exceeds one month(the case of Japanse), it is necessary to apply for a visa, but please do not worry because we will organize you a visa extension as a substitution.

Q Can I take a one-to-one lesson of a native English teacher?
A: Basically you can have a one-on-one lesson of a native English teacher everyday. However, the numbers of native teachers may vary depending on the season. You may not to be able to take one-to-one lessons from native teachers every week because more students or less teachers in each season. If these situations occur, please note that it will be an irregular curriculum such as a native teachers one-on-one lesson for two weeks and a non-native teachers lesson for the other two weeks. 

Q: Is it possible for children under 15 years old to study abroad without parents’ attendance?
A: Prior WEG application is required for a minor under 15 years old to study abroad without accompanying parents.For details, please refer to the following link
http://tokyo.philembassy.net/ja/consular-section/services/visa/waiver-of-exclusion-ground-weg/

Q: How can I get to the school from the Philippine airport?
A: If you use our transportation service, after arriving at Manila International Airport, the staff will pick you up at the airport. If you come by public transport, we will inform you how to transfer by taxi and bus from the airport.

Q: How can I get to the school from the Philippine airport?
A: If you use our transportation service, after arriving at Manila International Airport, the staff will pick you up at the airport. If you come by public transport, we will inform you how to transfer by taxi and bus from the airport.

Q Do you specify the arrival day of the week?
A Basically, we ask students to arrive on Sunday, but please inform us in advance if you wish to arrive on the other day of the week. We will decide whether it is possible by looking at the room situation.
(If arriving on Saturday, the students who are staying earlier may still be using the room, so we ask you to arrive on Sunday in principle)

Q: Are there lessons on the weekend?
A: In general, there are no lessons on the weekends. But extra lessons (additional fee) on Saturdays and Sundays are available. It is available with a minimum of 2 lessons and 1 lesson is 50 mins(200 pesos). Please contact us about the details during your stay.

Q Can I cook by myself in the dormitory?
A It is possible. There are many students who cook their own food, buying ingredients from nearby supermarkets, especially on the weekends.

Q: What is the students’ average age group?
A: We have well-balanced age group. Percentage will change slightly depending on the period, but basically most people are in their 20s, 30s, and teens. Students in their 40s – 60s also have certain numbers, so please come and join as middle aged or senior without worrying.

Q: How is the Philippines security?
A: Our school is in one of the highest security cities of Tagaytay, also the school itself is in a subdivision area (Safe residential area surrounded by walls and with security guards staying 24 hours), so please do not to worry about security.

Q What should I do if I get sick?
A Since we have staff with a nursing license, we will respond with appropriate treatment after confirming the symptoms. There are also three teachers who are nurse practitioners (There are three boarding teachers who also have nursing license).
Also, once a week, a doctor will visit from a partner hospital (Makati Medical Center), so you can feel free to take a medical examination. Since there is a general hospital (Tagaytay Medical Center) near the school, staff will accompany students if necessary.

Q: Do you have a curfew?
A: On weekday it is at 10 PM. Curfew will be at 1 AM on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. If you let us know, you can stay outside freely. In principle, we respect the independence of our students and set school rules.

Q: Do you have drinking water
A; A water dispenser is installed in our dormitories, so you can use water and hot water freely. Please prepare your own cup

Q: Are there lessons during public holiday?
A: The school is closed during public holidays following the Philippine calendar.  If natural disasters and unexpected accidents occur, ordinary lessons will not be held. Please note that there is no refund or supplementary fee accompanying public holidays. Also, please be aware that holidays may be enacted suddenly by the Philippine government’s intention.
* If there are consecutive holidays on weekdays, the school may offer free lessons.

Q: Is it possible to cancel or extend after starting classes?
A: Please refer to the following basic rules on cancellation and extension

(1) Basic rule of midterm cancellation policy

《After arriving to the Philippines》

After the class begins, there is no refund for cancellation for 4 weeks from the date of cancellation. We will return 30% of the amount for the remaining period after 4 weeks.
Students who received a discount service such as a campaign, it will be refunded with the amount after deducting the corresponding amount at the time of cancellation. Please note that if you are absent from classes at your own convenience (temporary return home, travel, sickness and hospitalization), it will not be refundable. Please note that we cannot refund any money if students get expelled from the school due to actions against our rules.

*As regards for the rules of cancellation and other school regulations, we may revise them from time to time. In case of emergency, we will dispose of it based on the latest regulations.

(2) Absence due to personal circumstances
Please note that if you are absent from classes at your own convenience (temporary return home, travel, sickness an hospitalization), it will not be refundable.

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address : ZIP 4120 2nd Floor Wilbincom BLDG JP RIzal Ave Kaybagal South Tagaytay City, Cavite, Philippines
E-mail : omachi@f2fenglish.jp
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