Mari Y : Japanese

Mari Y
Subject : Japanese Native
(596) Lessons
(255) Reviews
Last class : Yesterday
45 Min : $24.15 / £18.71 / €21.19
Trial: 50% OFF
Hello, my name is Mari Y and I'm 50 years old and currently living in Japan. I am a native Japanese speaker and teach Japanese. I have been an online Japanese teacher with since May 2011. I can speak the following languages fluently: Japanese, English. I am currently offering a discounted initial trial lesson at 50% of my normal lesson price for new students.

Detailed Profile in English

About me


Hello everyone! I am a native Japanese speaker and I have been teaching Japanese more than 10 years as a private tutor in Tokyo.

Before I have taught Japanese to large group's students in a language school of Tokyo and I have worked in South America for 2 years as a volunteer teacher.

I like to tailor lessons for various students needs through fresh topics and materials.

I'm looking forward to speaking with you about many topics in Japanese!

Qualifications & Experience

*420h Japanese teaching course

*Japanese Language teaching Competency Test (2001)

*Japanese teacher's license for elementary school (in Japan)

*Experienced in a Language school for 3 years.

Teaching Approach

I usually use my own materials which are selected grammars from several textbooks like [Genki][Minna no nihongo][Japanese for busy people]. We practice to make short sentences and built a conversation using new grammar.

I always try to have an interactive lesson, so you will be able to learn new things naturally through conversation besides textbook’s vocabulary.

When you are an intermediate and advanced level student, please let me know more details of your purpose, like Business, research and JLPT, etc.. Then I can arrange textbooks appropriately.

My last class was :
14 Jan 2019
By : Denise D
Subject : Japanese 
ありがとうございます、まりさん じゅぎょう いつも とても おもしろい そして こっけい です。 また もくようび。
10 Jan 2019
By : KarenM
Subject : Japanese 
I really enjoyed the lesson - straight into talking Japanese and felt my confidence was building. I cant wait for my next lesson and feel I can make great progress continuing lessons with Mari-san. Arigatou Gozaimashita
07 Jan 2019
By : Denise D
Subject : Japanese 
ありがとございます、まりさんの じゅぎょう おもしろい です。 日本語 むずかしい けど まりさん は 気が長い です。 また げつようび
27 Dec 2018
By : Denise D
Subject : Japanese 
thank you very much Mari, your lessons are always funny and interesting, you motivate me to continue to study Japanese.

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