Welcome to Hototogisu Japanese Lesson !!!
Let's study together!!!
At Hototogisu, we want to help people who would like to start learning or continue studying the Japanese language.
Here you will get private one-to-one tutoring where lessons are tailored to fit your learning style to ensure you are able to study effectively and enjoy doing so!
Let's do our best together!
I'm Haruka, It's a pleasure to meet you! I was born and raised in Fukuoka, Japan and I'm currently teaching Japanese.
Having qualifications in teaching Japanese, I'm able to teach various levels; at the moment I have experience teaching beginner courses, primary school level and can teach all the way up to the JLPT N1 level.
Institute : Fukuoka YWCA
Course : Teaching Japanese as a Second Language
( 420 hours of training at a Japanese government accredited course. )
Date of completion: 2017
Working at private schools in London, teaching Japanese to adults and children.(2017-2019)
Private tutoring (online/in person) (2010-currently)
Teaching Japanese to foreign students at public schools in Fukuoka.(2019-currently)
The Style I use to teach Japanese is the "Direct Method" where I will try to communicate and explain everything in Japanese. I use this method as it is the most effective way of learning languages. If students have a difficult time understanding the Japanese being taught, I will assist by using English to help them.
Only using Japanese during lessons from the start may sound difficult, but students slowly get used to it and improve quicker through this style!
Let's do our best together!!
While learning Japanese during lessons, I will also teach students aspects of Japanese culture. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions regarding lessons.
Here is a quick preview of lessons that are currently available.
For more information, Please head over to the "Lesson Types" section.
Basic Japanese grammar
Talk about various topics every lesson.
Discussing in Japanese
Do a quick test first, afterwards we will focus your weak areas.
Reading Japanese newspapers and Novels
Business level Japanese
Hiragana / Katakana
Basic grammar, vocabulary
Primary school of Kanji