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Learn Japanese! Japanese Teachers & Japanese Lessons

First Tutors: Languages helps you to find your preferred private Japanese teacher in the UK. Please use our service to search for Japanese teachers near you and select which best meet your requirements for Japanese lessons.

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Japanese, Russian
Masters: Specialist in International Relations (2000)
awarded 'Teacher of Japanese as a Foreign Language' qualification at The Institute of International Education in London. From 2000 until 2010 I lived in Japan, and worked in a senior position for a leading Japanese technology company in Tokyo. During this time it afforded me an excellent 'real world' understanding of the Japanese language, its nuances and the fascinating Japanese culture. I have been professionally teaching Russian and Japanese languages for 7 years and I...


Bachelors: Regional and International Development (2009)
children using home made games, cards and songs. And 2 years teaching Japanese in England. I offer a free trial lesson to make sure we both are happy with the arrangement before we start paid lessons. Lesson structure would vary for each level. I create a lesson note for each student that we share and maintain **E-mail Address Removed**Drive. I also use some news articles in simplified Japanese for reading practise. However I'd like to...


French, German, Japanese
Doctorate: Pass (2011)
part-time basis for the past two years (Japanese, French and German) since completing my PhD studies. Prior to this, whilst living in Japan (1999-2006) , I gained extensive experience teaching Japanese and English as a Foreign Language to various groups of non-native speakers ranging from private lessons, to joint lessons, to groups of primary school, high school and university students. My students appreciate my enthusiasm and love of languages. I aim to inspire my students...


Masters: MA in English Language Education (1993)
English to non-English-speaking people. Different approaches for different students. I work with my students to find the best and most efficient way for them to learn Japanese or English. Some prefer an informal chat style of learning and ask a broad range of questions. Some would rather have more organised structures. Others love singing and playing games… especially young learners. What is your motivation for learning Japanese? Japanese traditional culture, pop-culture, business opportunities, Japanese food,...


Bachelors: B.A. in English Literature (1982)
in London to update my knowledge and skills. I use teaching materials developed or recommended for GCSE by JF. I also have other supporting materials which are not easy to get in UK. Each students has a different purpose, style of learning and expectation. I always strucutre my lesson based on an individual needs. I make my own materials (exercise, reading and writing tasks, etc.), use a lot of visula aids, cards, picutres and incorportae...


Doctorate: PhD in Politics (2008)
people and one Portuguese person (October-December 2011) 1994- Japanese Language Tutor Teaching, amongst many others, more than fifty English people, including a PhD candidate in the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages, Cambridge (October 2001-September 2003), an undergraduate student in the Faculty of Biology, Cambridge (October 2004-June 2005), an undergraduate student in the Department of Engineering, Cambridge (November 2012-March 2013), an undergraduate student in the School of East Asian Studies, Sheffield (June-August 2013) and a...
Wen Cai

Wen Cai

Masters: B A in English and MBA ( business administration), Chinese English Translator, Certificate of International Sales Representative (2004)
I came to the UK in 1999. Meanwhile I have done a lot of translation for other companies as well. I will be happy to work for you as a freelancer (a telephone interpreter or translator) if you need my service. After I graduated from my 4 years BA degree in English, I taught Englsih in a normal school for one year. In 2005, I set up UK-China Connex and one of my company's services...


Professional: Japanese teacher (2015)
for a beginners' class (4-10 students each term) ■Japanese Tutor at Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire / Oct 2007 – July 2011 11 hrs a week for 1 taster class, 2 beginners' class (Level1, 26 students each) , 1 intermediate class (Level 2, 15 students), and 1 advanced class (Level 3, 4-6 students) Ran 20 weeks (Week 1-10 in Oct-Dec & 11-20 in Mar-May) course for each level using following materials; >Level 1: original materials 1-10...


Masters: MA Pacific-Asian Studies (Anthropology major) (2011)
students for essays, dissertations and exams. Flexible, consistent, friendly. No tutorial of mine is the same, as I tailor each to the student's specific situation at hand. I use a variety of digital and print learning materials to suit my students' wishes and needs the best possible way. In my teaching, I use the Socratic approach to help students develop an active understanding of their subject. That means supporting them closely towards finding their own...


Other: Kanji-Kentei grade 2 (1996)
have gone on to study or work in Japan, and one of my student's has now got a level 2 in the JPLT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test). My focus will be on learning through conversation and you will speak a lot in my lessons. My English is good but not perfect so that means we will speak Japanese a lot and you will learn a lot I know enough English to make beginner lessons work...

Levels We Offer For Japanese Lessons: Intermediate japanese, Advanced japanese, Expert japanese

Anyone learning Japanese might find it useful to work on their speaking, reading and writing skills with a private Japanese tutor. You can benefit from a private Japanese teacher's experience by having one-to-one lessons in your own home. Private Japanese tutoring provides you with the support you need to master the language to whatever level you are aiming for.

Private Japanese lessons have several advantages over taking a language course. For one thing our private Japanese teachers can meet your precise needs, so that someone learning Japanese for business rather than for pleasure could focus on business-related vocabulary throughout their Japanese tutoring. Another strength is that private Japanese tutoring will proceed at your pace. We hope you will be able to find a private Japanese tutor close to you, and to help you make a choice we publish student feedback about our home Japanese teachers along with profiles explaining the experience that they have.

This is the only place to discover through one search the most suitable Japanese teacher for your needs, their charges and proximity to you. Learning Japanese can be extremely challenging, and Japanese lessons can really help your learning!

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