About me & Lesson

Hello. I’m Akari.
I’m native Japanese speaker, and online Japanese language teacher.
Until now, I’ve taught over 1,300 Japanese lessons for 390 students since April 2013. I really enjoy this job, and I feel this job is my calling.

I’ve taught students in North America, and Europe, South America, and Asian countries. Majority of them are from US, Canada, UK, Australia-English speaking countries, but some of my students are from Russia, Brazil, Italy, Finland, Norway, Pakistan, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Hong Kong, Singapore, etc. Very diverse and I really enjoying it.

I believe learning new language make us rich in many aspects, and open the door to the new world. Let’s learn new culture, history, values, and language itself together!

[My interests and experiences]

I like traveling. I have traveled to over fifteen countries, Australia, Fiji, US, NZ, Thailand, Singapore, Greece, The Philippines, Brunei, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia, India, Sri Lanka, and Canada. I enjoy meeting people and seeing beautiful landscapes.

In Japan, I worked for a travel company, and  international youth programs etc. 2012 to 2015, I’ve worked in Canada, and in January 2015, I came back to Japan.

I’ve worked in the tourism industry, so I’m good at making trip plan. I used to live in Tokyo, Kyoto, Hiroshima, and now I came back to Kyoto again. So I can advise you where to go in Japan.

In my lessons, we can use my online textbook, video, and audio materials.

I’d like to exchange knowledge, not only teaching language.
I get some new information from each lessons, and I’d also want to give you new, fun information.
I believe one of the great things about learning a new language is like opening a door to a new world.

I’m looking forward to talking to you 🙂

I’m teaching Japanese online on these two sites.
You can find me either of these sites or you can contact me directly.

☆ italki
I’ve taught over 1,000 lessons for 190 students since April 2013
(You can get 10USD worth points by clicking this link, join italki, and take lessons because you considered as my friend. It’s referral link.)

☆ Verbling
I’ve taught over 300 lessons for 200 students since Sep 2014.

(In case you contact me directly, information is here ↓)

■Lesson Fee
30 USD / hour
I accept fee via Paypal.

You can choose
5 lessons package: 5×30=150USD
10 lessons package: 10×30=300USD

■Online Lesson

We can use Skype, Google hangouts, or FaceTime and Skype for the lesson.

■Cancellation Policy

Please book my lesson at least 24 hours in advance.
(For the first lesson, please send me an email two days before the first lesson.)

If you cancel lesson within 24 hours of the lesson’s start, please send me 50% of the fee.

■Introduction Video

If you interested in my online Japanese lesson, please give me email to:

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