Experienced Japanese Teachers

Nihongo-Pro teachers are professional, experienced Japanese teachers, many with experience teaching Japanese in an online classroom as well as traditional classrooms. With teachers located around the world, there is sure to be a Nihongo-Pro teacher that matches your Japanese language level, desired lesson time, and learning style.

All Nihongo-Pro teachers are professionally trained Japanese teachers, and many are experienced in teaching online Japanese lessons.

Masahiro ARAI
Introductory Japanese
Beginner Japanese
Intermediate Japanese
Advanced Japanese
JLPT
Yuko ARAKI
Introductory Japanese
Beginner Japanese
Intermediate Japanese
Advanced Japanese
JLPT N1 N2 N3 N4 N5
Yutaka ASO
Introductory Japanese
Beginner Japanese
Intermediate Japanese
Advanced Japanese
JLPT N1 N2 N3 N4 N5
Michiko FUJIWARA
Introductory Japanese
Beginner Japanese
Intermediate Japanese
Advanced Japanese
JLPT N1 N2 N3 N4 N5
Akiko ISSHIKI
Introductory Japanese
Beginner Japanese
Intermediate Japanese
Advanced Japanese
JLPT N2 N3 N4 N5
Chiaki KASPER
Introductory Japanese
Beginner Japanese
Intermediate Japanese
Advanced Japanese
JLPT N3 N4 N5
Takako KATANO
Introductory Japanese
Beginner Japanese
Intermediate Japanese
Advanced Japanese
JLPT N3 N4 N5
Mamiko KAWAMURA
Introductory Japanese
Beginner Japanese
Intermediate Japanese
Advanced Japanese
JLPT N3 N4 N5
Akiko MIURA
Introductory Japanese
Beginner Japanese
Intermediate Japanese
Advanced Japanese
JLPT N3 N4 N5
Machiko NAKAMURA
Introductory Japanese
Beginner Japanese
Intermediate Japanese
Advanced Japanese
JLPT N1 N2 N3 N4 N5
Aki OGIHARA
Introductory Japanese
Beginner Japanese
Intermediate Japanese
Advanced Japanese
JLPT N3 N4 N5
Namiko OHNO
Introductory Japanese
Beginner Japanese
Intermediate Japanese
Advanced Japanese
JLPT N1 N2 N3 N4 N5
Kyoji YAZAWA
Introductory Japanese
Beginner Japanese
Intermediate Japanese
Advanced Japanese
JLPT N1 N2 N3 N4 N5
Fusayo NAGATOMI
Introductory Japanese
Beginner Japanese
Intermediate Japanese
Advanced Japanese
JLPT N1 N2 N3 N4 N5
 
Kyoko TANOSHIMA
Introductory Japanese
Beginner Japanese
Intermediate Japanese
Advanced Japanese
JLPT N2 N3 N4 N5
 
Yukiko ASAI
Yukiko ASAI
Nami HAYASHI
Nami HAYASHI
Mitsuo ISHII
Mitsuo ISHII
Kazumi OKUBO
Kazumi OKUBO
Chigusa SHIMIZU
Chigusa SHIMIZU
Miki YAMAMOTO
Miki YAMAMOTO

Success in learning Japanese starts with a great teacher.

Gli insegnanti di Nihongo-Pro offrono lezioni di giapponese online di qualità e valore insuberabili. Potrai imparare il giapponese online insieme ad insegnanti di madrelingua giapponese, professionisti con provata esperienza nell'insegnamento.

Gli insegnanti di Nihongo-Pro sono tutti insegnanti professionisti di lingua giapponese, esperti, con esperienza sia nell'insegnamento online che nelle classi tradizionali. Si impegnano affinchè tu abbia successo nell'imparare il giapponese online.

Masahiro ARAI

新井(あらい) 正博(まさひろ)
  • Vive in Toronto, Canada
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Law, Faculty of Law at Toyo University
  • Master of Fine Arts, Graduate School at the University of New Orleans
  • Completed the 420-hour course for Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language at Takushoku University
  • Active as an artist and lithographer, with works included in collections at the New Orleans Museum of Art, Georgetown University libraries, the Sprint Corporation, and others
  • Designed the cover and illustrations for Michiru Hano's Japanese Colloquialisms in the Kansai Dialect of the Osaka Region
  • Assistant instructor for a Japanese language course at the University of New Orleans
  • Several years' experience as English instructor and drawing instructor
  • Enjoys performing various wind instruments, including the shakuhachi, shinobue, flute, tin whistle, and clarinet
Le sue lezioni
  • 50-minute private Japanese lessons at the introductory, beginner, and intermediate levels
  • Arai-sensei provides customized private lessons from a variety of textbooks. If you have a specific textbook in mind, please let us know.
  • The spoken language is emphasized in Arai-sensei's lessons—he strives for an enjoyable lesson speaking with you in Japanese.
  • Arai-sensei welcomes email from students. If you have questions, please don't hesitate to write him.
  • He especially appreciates questions or interest from students regarding:
    • Japanese literature from 1900 to 1980 (the late Meiji era to the early 50s of the Shōwa era)
    • Japan television programs, manga, and culture from the 1960 to 1980 (30s to 50s of the Shōwa era)
  • Free Trial LessonTrial lesson at no charge offered to new students
  • Ottimo inglese
  • Scadenza prenotazioni: fino a 24 ore prima della lezione
  • Scadenza cancellazione: 24 ore prima della lezione
Orario lezioni di Arai Sensei
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Yuko ARAKI

荒木(あらき) 裕子(ゆうこ)
  • Vive in Japan (previously lived in Honolulu, Japan)
  • Graduated from Hiroshima University, Faculty of Education, Program in Teaching Japanese as a Second Language
  • Certified as a Japanese instructor, having passed the Japanese Language Teaching Competency Test
  • Certified as junior-high and high-school teacher of Japanese (as a native language)
  • Japanese teaching experience spans over 17 years, including:
    • Japanese language teacher at Hiroshima area Japanese language schools
    • Teaching Japanese to businesspersons at an international school
    • Teaching Japanese to English language teachers on behalf of the Hiroshima Board of Education
    • Japanese language instruction in Honolulu
  • Enjoys traveling abroad, visiting onsen (Japanese hot springs), tabearuki (going from one restaurant to another, sampling various foods), watching anime and drama programs, reading (loves manga!), and karaoke
Le sue lezioni
  • 50-minute private Japanese lessons at all skill levels (introductory, beginner, intermediate, and advanced), including JLPT N1, JLPT N2, JLPT N3, JLPT N4, and JLPT N5 preparation
  • Araki-sensei provides customized private lessons from a variety of textbooks. If you have a specific textbook in mind, please let us know.
  • Experienced in the following types of lessons:
    • Living in Japan: Speaking with Japanese friends, language for everyday life in Japan
    • Business Japanese: Working in Japan or for a Japanese company
    • Survival Japanese: Essential Japanese to learn before a trip to Japan or study abroad in Japan
    • Lessons based on manga and anime
    • Japanese used by young people
    • Japanese used on the Internet
    • Writing emails
    • Writing essays or other short compositions
    • Preparing for the JLPT test
    • Preparing for the J.TEST: Test of Practical Japanese
    • Something else? Araki-sensei builds a lesson plan to fit your goals and interests.
  • Offers lessons in Japanese only, English only, or a mixture of English and Japanese. (At the intermediate level and above, Araki-sensei uses Japanese exclusively as much as possible.)
  • Free Trial LessonTrial lesson at no charge offered to new students
  • Ottimo inglese
  • Scadenza prenotazioni: fino a 24 ore prima della lezione
  • Scadenza cancellazione: 24 ore prima della lezione
Orario lezioni di Araki Sensei
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Yutaka ASO

阿蘇(あそ) (ゆたか)
  • Vive in Japan
  • Graduated from School of Humanities, Wako University
  • Master's degree from J.F. Oberlin University, Graduate School of International Studies, in Japanese Language Education
  • Certified as a Japanese instructor, having passed the Japanese Language Teaching Competency Test
  • Decades of experience teaching Japanese, including:
    • Lead teacher at a Taiwan-based branch of Japanese Language School of the Tokyo Foreign Language Academy (TGN) (1984-1986)
    • Lead teacher at TGN Academy (1986-2005)
    • Directed Japanese language course for foreign-exchange students at the Gateway to Japan, University of Malaya, Malaysia (2005-2008)
    • Directed an intensive Japanese course at Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HEDSPI) in Hanoi, Vietnam (2008-2010)
    • Vice principal and lead teacher at the Kaizen Yoshida School in Hochimin City, Vietnam (2011-2012)
  • Enjoys tennis, books, poetry, nature, movies, and good food
Le sue lezioni
  • 50-minute private Japanese lessons at beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels, including JLPT N1, JLPT N2, JLPT N3, JLPT N4, and JLPT N5 preparation
  • Aso-sensei provides customized private lessons from a variety of textbooks. If you have a specific textbook in mind, please let us know.
  • Remarks from Aso-sensei on his teaching style:
    • “There are no written letters in actual conversation, only sounds. In order to help you learn to speak Japanese through listening, my lessons include a lot of pronunciation practice.”
    • “Think of my classroom, not as a place where I teach you, but as a place where you and I practice Japanese together.”
    • “I am easy-going and upbeat. I’m looking forward to having lessons with you.”
  • Free Trial LessonTrial lesson at no charge offered to new students
  • Scadenza prenotazioni: fino a 12 ore prima della lezione
  • Scadenza cancellazione: 24 ore prima della lezione
Orario lezioni di Aso Sensei
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Michiko FUJIWARA

藤原(ふじわら) 美千子(みちこ)
  • Vive in Matsue City, Shimane-ken, Japan (previously lived in Minnesota, Mississippi, California)
  • Laureata in Letteratura presso la Kokugakuin University, corso di Letteratura giapponese
  • Ha completato il corso NAFL per l'Insegnamento del Giapponese come Lingua Straniera
  • Lavora come traduttrice professionista
  • Diplomata insegnante di giapponese (come lingua madre) per la scuola media e scuola media superiore
Le sue lezioni
  • 50-minute private Japanese lessons at all skill levels (introductory, beginner, intermediate, and advanced), including JLPT N1, JLPT N2, JLPT N3, JLPT N4, and JLPT N5 preparation
  • Specializes in a variety of private lessons, including:
    • Japanese literature
    • Assisting students in preparing academic papers
    • Assisting students in Japanese translation and interpretation
    • Business Japanese
    • Writing Japanese essays and other compositions
    • Japanese cooking, culture, and more
  • Fujiwara-sensei welcomes students of any age, from the youngest to the oldest.
  • Fujiwara-sensei provides customized private lessons from a variety of textbooks. If you have a specific textbook in mind, please let us know.
  • Follow-up email after each lesson for your study and review
  • Monthly progress report emailed to you
  • Fujiwara-sensei loves to exchange emails with her students!
  • Free Trial LessonTrial lesson at no charge offered to new students
  • Ottimo inglese
  • Scadenza prenotazioni: fino a 24 ore prima della lezione
  • Scadenza cancellazione: 24 ore prima della lezione
Orario lezioni di Fujiwara Sensei
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Akiko ISSHIKI

一色(いっしき) 秋子(あきこ)
  • Vive in Japan
  • Master's degree in linguistics with an emphasis in Japanese language education from Tohoku University, Faculty of Arts and Letters
  • Japanese teaching experience includes:
    • Taught at a Japanese language school in Sendai (2004 to 2005 and 2006 to 2010)
    • Japanese teaching assistant at the Japan Foundation in Uzbekistan (2005 to 2006)
    • Provided training for Japanese language teachers who taught Japanese to technical trainees in Kanagawa prefecture (2010 to 2015)
    • Teaches at a Japanese language school in Yokohama (2017 to present)
    • Teaches on a volunteer basis private and group lessons at a Yokohama area school (2013 to present)
  • Enjoys walking, art, and creative projects with kids
Le sue lezioni
  • 50-minute private Japanese lessons at the beginner and intermediate levels, including JLPT N2, JLPT N3, JLPT N4, and JLPT N5 preparation
  • Isshiki-sensei provides private lessons to fit your learning goals. If you have a specific textbook in mind, please let us know.
  • She uses the direct method, with instruction and explanation in Japanese; however, depending on your needs, she can offer simple explanations in English as well.
  • Isshiki-sensei says, “I think learning Japanese is one tool a student can use to realize his or her own potential. Through learning about Japan and its language, I strive to help you achieve the things you want.
  • Free Trial LessonTrial lesson at no charge offered to new students
  • Ottimo inglese
  • Scadenza prenotazioni: fino a 24 ore prima della lezione
  • Scadenza cancellazione: 24 ore prima della lezione
Orario lezioni di Isshiki Sensei
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Chiaki KASPER

カスパー( ) 千明(ちあき)
  • Vive in U.K. (previously lived in U.S., Germany, Australia, Japan)
  • Bachelor's degree in German language, School of Humanities, Fukuoka University
  • Completed the 420-hour course for Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language
  • Certified as high-school teacher
  • Japanese language teaching experience includes:
    • Taught Japanese at a Japanese language school in Fukuoka (2009-2010, 2012-2016)
    • Taught Japanese at a Japanese language school in Australia (2010-2011)
    • Taught private Japanese lessons (2016-2017)
  • Enjoys travel and ballet
Le sue lezioni
  • 50-minute private Japanese lessons at introductory, beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels, including JLPT N3, JLPT N4, and JLPT N5 preparation
  • Flexible teaching style to fit your individual learning goals. Please let her know if you have a specific textbook in mind.
  • Kasper-sensei teaches in the direct method, using as much Japanese as possible, but can also supplement with basic English as needed.
  • She adds, "I strive for lessons with staying power—making sure you retain what you learn. We'll take up points you want to focus on repeatedly, making sure each grammar point or sentence form sticks with you."
  • Free Trial LessonTrial lesson at no charge offered to new students
  • Ottimo inglese or tedesco
  • Scadenza prenotazioni: fino a 48 ore prima della lezione
  • Scadenza cancellazione: 24 ore prima della lezione
Orario lezioni di Kasper Sensei
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Takako KATANO

片野(かたの) 崇子(たかこ)
  • Vive in France
  • Completed the Japanese language teacher training course of study at the Tokyo Foreign Language College
  • Passed the Zenyoukyou certification examination for Japanese teachers
  • Japanese teaching experience includes:
    • Volunteered as a Japanese teacher in Chiba prefecture (2009)
    • Taught private Japanese lessons in Tokyo (2010)
    • Taught at a Japanese language school in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (2011 to 2013)
  • Enjoys sewing, puzzles such as suduoku and picture logic, singing, and stamp collecting
Le sue lezioni
  • 50-minute private Japanese lessons at the introductory, beginner, and intermediate levels, including JLPT N3, JLPT N4, and JLPT N5 preparation
  • Katano-sensei provides flexible private lessons to fit your learning goals. If you have a specific textbook in mind, please let us know.
  • She uses the direct method, with instruction and explanation in Japanese as much as possible.
  • If you like, Katano-sensei will assign homework and provide a periodic progress report.
  • Free Trial LessonTrial lesson at no charge offered to new students
  • Ottimo inglese or francese
  • Scadenza prenotazioni: fino a 24 ore prima della lezione
  • Scadenza cancellazione: 24 ore prima della lezione
Orario lezioni di Katano Sensei
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Mamiko KAWAMURA

河村(かわむら) 麻実子(まみこ)
  • Vive in Japan
  • Graduated from Japan Women's University, Faculty of Home Economics, Department of Food and Nutrition
  • Completed the 420-hour course for Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language
  • Certified as a Japanese instructor, having passed the Japanese Language Teaching Competency Test
  • Wide-ranging Japanese teaching experience, including:
    • Worked as a volunteer Japanese teacher in New Zealand
    • Worked as a Japanese teacher at a Japanese language school in Fukuoka prefecture
    • Taught Japanese to international students at a Fukuoka-based organization
    • Taught online Japanese classes at an online Japanese school
  • Enjoys travel, language study, reading, and walking
Le sue lezioni
  • 50-minute private Japanese lessons at the introductory, beginner, and intermediate levels, including JLPT N5, JLPT N4, and JLPT N3
  • Kawamura-sensei provides customized private lessons from a variety of textbooks. If you have a specific textbook in mind, please let us know.
  • Free Trial LessonTrial lesson at no charge offered to new students
  • Ottimo inglese
  • Scadenza prenotazioni: fino a 24 ore prima della lezione
  • Scadenza cancellazione: 24 ore prima della lezione
Orario lezioni di Kawamura Sensei
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Akiko MIURA

三浦(みうら) 明子(あきこ)
  • Vive in Oregon, U.S.
  • Bachelor's degree in food science, Faculty of Home Economics, Nara Women's University
  • Master of Science from Oregon State University
  • Completed the 420-hour course for Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language at Arc Academy
  • Passed the Japanese Language Teacher Proficiency Test
  • Japanese language teaching experience includes:
    • Taught Japanese at a Yokohama language school (2001-2002, 2003-2004)
    • Taught Japanese at a YMCA in Taiwan (2002~2003)
    • Taught Japanese at a Japanese Language Training Center sponsored by AOTS, an international program sponsored by the Japanese government (2003-2004)
    • Taught Japanese classes at Rogue Community College (2007-2009)
    • Taught private Japanese lessons (2010 to present)
  • Enjoys aikido, hiking, gardening, reading, and knitting
Le sue lezioni
  • 50-minute private Japanese lessons at introductory, beginner, and intermediate levels, including JLPT N3, JLPT N4, and JLPT N5
  • Miura-sensei offers lessons customized to each student's goals. If you have a specific textbook in mind, please let us know.
  • Do you have a specific goal in mind? Miura-sensei offers a wide variety of lessons, including:
    • Japanese for travel, plus useful information for your Japan trip
    • Japanese for everyday living
    • Japanese for business situations
  • Miura-sensei can teach using Japanese only, or, if you prefer, using a mixture of Japanese and English.
  • After each lesson, you'll receive a follow-up email that summarizes what you studied. You can contact Miura-sensei by email with any questions.
  • Homework is offered, if desired.
  • Progress reports are available, if desired.
  • Miura-sensei strives for enjoyable lessons where you can speak a lot in Japanese, regardless of your level.
  • Free Trial LessonTrial lesson at no charge offered to new students
  • Ottimo inglese
  • Scadenza prenotazioni: fino a 48 ore prima della lezione
  • Scadenza cancellazione: 24 ore prima della lezione
Orario lezioni di Miura Sensei
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Fusayo NAGATOMI

永富(ながとみ) 房代(ふさよ)
  • Vive in Japan
  • Graduated from Kyorin University, School of Foreign Language, Department of Japanese Language
  • Graduated from Aoyamagakuin Junior College, Department of English Language
  • Completed the 420-hour course for Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language at Human Academy
  • Passed the Japanese Language Teacher Proficiency Test
  • Over 10 years' experience teaching Japanese, including:
    • Taught Japanese at Nanjing Language School in China (1997-1998)
    • Taught Japanese at the Sudbrook Magnet Middle School in Maryland, U.S. (1999-2000)
    • Taught Japanese at a Tokyo-area Japanese language school (2000-2004)
    • Currently teaches Japanese at a Japanese language school in Chiba (2008 to present)
  • Enjoys talking with people from different cultures, girl scout activities, languages, movies and TV dramas, yoga, ice skating, and karaoke
Le sue lezioni
  • 50-minute private Japanese lessons at all skill levels (introductory, beginner, intermediate, and advanced), including JLPT N1, JLPT N2, JLPT N3, JLPT N4, and JLPT N5 preparation
  • Nagatomi-sensei provides customized private lessons from a variety of textbooks. If you have a specific textbook in mind, please let us know.
  • Follow-up email after each lesson for your study and review
  • Nagatomi-sensei welcomes email from her students
  • Free Trial LessonTrial lesson at no charge offered to new students
  • Ottimo inglese or cinese
  • Scadenza prenotazioni: fino a 24 ore prima della lezione
  • Scadenza cancellazione: 24 ore prima della lezione

Machiko NAKAMURA

中村(なかむら) 真智子(まちこ)
  • Vive in Giappone
  • Six years' experience teaching Japanese at a Tokyo area Japanese language school
  • Certified as junior-high and high-school teacher of Japanese (as a native language) and librarian teacher
  • Also holds certification as a museum curator, psychologist, and supporter of special needs education
  • Ha completato il corso di 420 ore per l'Insegnamento del Giapponese come Lingua Straniera presso la Human Academy (1996)
  • Ha superato il Japanese Language Teacher Proficiency Test (2003)
Le sue lezioni
  • 50 minuti di lezione privata di giapponese, per ogni livello
  • Scadenza prenotazioni: fino a 24 ore prima della lezione
  • Scadenza cancellazione: 24 ore prima della lezione
Orario lezioni di Nakamura Sensei
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Aki OGIHARA

荻原(おぎはら) あき( )
  • Vive in California, U.S.
  • Bachelor's degree in Japanese language education from the University of the Sacred Heart, Tokyo
  • Japanese teaching experience includes:
    • Taught Japanese at a university and Japanese society located in Chile (2009 to 2014)
    • Taught private Japanese lessons (2000 to present)
  • Enjoys travel, playing the piano, and working out. Recent interests include playing beach volleyball and watching foreign dramas. (Ogihara-sensei adds, “I hope the latter helps me with language learning...”)
Le sue lezioni
  • 50-minute private Japanese lessons at the introductory, beginner, and intermediate levels, including JLPT N3, JLPT N4, and JLPT N5 preparation
  • Ogihara-sensei provides private lessons to fit your goals. If you have a specific textbook in mind, please let us know.
  • In addition to comprehensive Japanese lessons, Ogihara-sensei can provide lessons focused on business Japanese, keigo (Japanese honorific language), travel Japanese, and other topics. She can also include information you want to learn before traveling to or relocating to Japan.
  • Lessons can be conducted in Japanese only, or in English or Spanish only, according to your preference.
  • Following each lesson, Ogihara-sensei emails a summary of the lesson for your study and review.
  • Homework is available if desired.
  • Periodic progress reports are available if desired.
  • Ogihara-sensei says of herself: “I am always looking to challenge myself to learn something new. The latest is jazz piano, which I started learning a year ago. I've been close to giving up several times already, but each time I set an easy, near-term goal and keep working at it. I hope that approach helps me—even if just a little—relate to my students and their points of view.”
  • Free Trial LessonTrial lesson at no charge offered to new students
  • Ottimo inglese or spagnolo
  • Scadenza prenotazioni: fino a 24 ore prima della lezione
  • Scadenza cancellazione: 24 ore prima della lezione
Orario lezioni di Ogihara Sensei
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11:00 - 11:50 am
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12:00 - 12:50 pm
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Namiko OHNO

大野(おおの) 渚美子(なみこ)
  • Vive in Brazil
  • Bachelor's degree in transnational sociology, School of Education, Yokohama National University
  • Completed a university foreign exchange at the University of Bern, Switzerland
  • Completed the 420-hour course for Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language
  • Passed the Japanese Language Teacher Proficiency Test
  • Japanese language teaching experience includes:
    • Taught Japanese in Indonesia under the Nihongo Partners program of the Japan Foundation
    • Taught Japanese in Brazil as a volunteer under JICA's program to support Japanese expats
  • Enjoys pilates, cooking (working on Brazilian home cooking right now), and travel (loves onsen hot springs in Japan)
Le sue lezioni
  • 50-minute private Japanese lessons at all skill levels (introductory, beginner, intermediate, and advanced), including JLPT N1, JLPT N2, JLPT N3, JLPT N4, and JLPT N5 preparation
  • Ohno-sensei provides customized private lessons from a variety of textbooks. If you have a specific textbook in mind, please let us know.
  • Ohno-sensei's lessons are tailored to each student's level and interests. "Learning Japanese should be fun!" she adds.
  • Free Trial LessonTrial lesson at no charge offered to new students
  • Able to use inglese or portoghese as an instructional language based on the student’s needs; also speaks a little tedesco and Indonesian
  • Scadenza prenotazioni: fino a 48 ore prima della lezione
  • Scadenza cancellazione: 24 ore prima della lezione
Orario lezioni di Ohno Sensei
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8:00 - 8:50 am
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9:00 - 9:50 am
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10:00 - 10:50 am
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5:00 - 5:50 pm
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6:00 - 6:50 pm
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7:00 - 7:50 pm
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Kyoko TANOSHIMA

田野島(たのしま) 京子(きょうこ)
  • Vive in Philadelphia, U.S. (previously lived in Cleveland, Boston, North Carolina, Florida, Singapore, U.K., Japan)
  • Bachelor's degree in sociology from the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Waseda University, Tokyo
  • Master's degree from the Department of Sociology, University of Essex, England
  • Completed the 420-hour course for Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language at Takushoku University, Tokyo
  • Passed the Japanese Language Teacher Proficiency Test
  • Exceptional Japanese teaching experience, including:
    • Foundations located in Tokyo and Nagoya (1991 to 1994)
    • Polytechnic schools located in Singapore (1994 to 1998)
    • The Japan Society of Boston (2007 to 2009)
    • Japanese companies located in Boston (2009 to 2013)
    • Northeastern University (2014)
    • Boston University (2013 to 2016)
  • Enjoys piano, music, art (creating hanga prints, making Japanese paper), and travel
Le sue lezioni
  • 50-minute private Japanese lessons at the introductory, beginner, and intermediate levels, including JLPT N2, JLPT N3, JLPT N4, and JLPT N5 preparation
  • Tanoshima-sensei provides private lessons to fit your goals. If you have a specific textbook in mind, please let us know.
  • In addition to comprehensive Japanese study, Tanoshima-sensei provides goal-focused lessons in the following categories:
    • Kanji
    • News and newspaper articles
    • Business Japanese speaking skills
    • Preparation for Japan travel or study abroad
    • Japanese for kids
    • Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) preparation
  • Lessons can be conducted in Japanese only, English only, or a mixture of both, according to your preference.
  • Following each lesson, Tanoshima-sensei emails a summary of the lesson for your study and review.
  • Homework is available if you like.
  • Periodic progress reports are available if desired.
  • Free Trial LessonTrial lesson at no charge offered to new students
  • Ottimo inglese
  • Scadenza prenotazioni: fino a 24 ore prima della lezione
  • Scadenza cancellazione: 24 ore prima della lezione

Kyoji YAZAWA

谷澤(やざわ) 享司(きょうじ)
  • Vive in Japan
  • Bachelor's degree in law from Chuo University
  • Passed the Japanese Language Teacher Proficiency Test
  • Completed the 420-hour course for Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language
  • Japanese language teaching experience includes:
    • Volunteer Japanese language instructor (2005 to present)
    • Japanese language instructor at an international business school (2016)
    • Japanese language instructor at ATYS International Academy (2016-2018)
    • Teacher assistant in Japanese classes for elementary and middle school students (2017 to present)
    • Japanese language teacher at Japan International Cooperation Center (JICE) (2019 to present)
  • Business experience:
    • 40 years' experience in Japan's financial industry, including sales, administration, human resources, and inspections. Key executive responsibility in operations for 16 years (1998-2014).
  • Enjoys playing the erhu fiddle (a Chinese instrument called niko in Japanese), playing tennis, cooking, and making soba noodles
Le sue lezioni
  • 50-minute private Japanese lessons at all levels (introductory, beginner, intermediate, and advanced), including JLPT N1, JLPT N2, JLPT N3, JLPT N4, and JLPT N5, as well as BJT (Business Japanese Proficiency Test) preparation
  • Yazawa-sensei offers lessons customized to each student's goals. If you have a specific textbook in mind, please let us know.
  • Lesson features
    • JLPT/BJT Lessons
      Yazawa-sensei will help you pass the JLPT N1, N2, N3, N4, or N5, or the BJT examination.
    • Customized Lessons
      Yazawa-sensei offers lessons tailored specifically to your level and needs. Perhaps you have one of the following goals in mind:
      Reading Japanese manga
      Conversing in Japanese when traveling to Japan
      Speaking correct business Japanese
      Singing JPOP
      ... and many more!
    • All Ages Are Welcome
      From young children to those not so young, students of all ages will find Yazawa-sensei's Japanese lessons fun and effective. He has ongoing experience as a Japanese teaching assistant to elementary and middle-school students.
    • Approachable Japanese
      Using clear, approachable Japanese, Yazawa-sensei's lessons are enjoyable and easy to understand for even the newest Japanese learner.
    • Business Japanese
      With 40 years' experience in Japan's financial industry, Yazawa-sensei can provide unique insights on Japan's economy and society, as well as the state of Japan business and commerce.
    • Japanese Culture
      Sightseeing  Learn about Japan's amazing places throughout the seasons.
      Cooking  Learn about each season's tastes, how to make soba noodles and other Japanese homecooking from chef Yazawa!
      Fashion  Yazawa-sensei is no slouch in the hipster department, either. He'll introduce you to the latest fashion trends in Japan.
      Culture  Learn more about Japan's many culture trends, including JPOP.
      Anime  Yazawa-sensei will show you new angles on popular Japanese anime.
  • Free Trial LessonTrial lesson at no charge offered to new students
  • Ottimo inglese
  • Scadenza prenotazioni: fino a 48 ore prima della lezione
  • Scadenza cancellazione: 24 ore prima della lezione
Orario lezioni di Yazawa Sensei
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1:00 - 1:50 am
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3:00 - 3:50 am
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4:00 - 4:50 am
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8:00 - 8:50 pm
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