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Welcome to our database of Private Tutors of Japanese in the UK. Users can search for a tutor by clicking on the regions listed below. Tutors wishing to register their details on this database should submit a Private Japanese Tutor form. To allow us to keep our records as up to date as possible please inform us of any incorrect information or if any of your details change.

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Name: Mrs Yuko Wasowski
Location: Dartford or via Skype
Email: yuko.japaneselanguage[ at ]
Levels: All levels including children
Details: Native Japanese teacher with BA in Linguistics and Post-graduate Diploma in Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language (IIEL). Experience teaching in the U.K. since 2012, adult group lessons (at language schools) and private lessons.


Name: Mrs. Noriko Inman
Location: Wimbledon
Email: n.heya61[ at ]
Levels: Complete beginner to intermediate
Details: Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language from IIEL (Institute of International Education in London). BA in Education. Taught Japanese one-to-one for two years. Worked as translator in Japanese financial companies I am a registered London tourist (Blue badge) guide as well. Hoping to visit places as part of Japanese learning. Would like learners to have fun.


Name: Dr Katrin Noguchi-Amann
Location: Sevenoaks, Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells
Email: katrin.noguchi [at]
Levels: Beginners, Intermediate, Advanced, GCSE and A-Level
Details: BA hons in Japanese Studies. Japanese PhD in Japanese Literature. Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level 1. Many years of experience in teaching Japanese as private or group lessons from primary Japanese and GCSE tuition to Japanese tuition for adults in preparation for business and travel.


Name: Mr. Hideaki Hara
Location: London
Email: hideakyhara [at]
Phone: 7393907679
Levels: From Intermediate
Details: I used to be a news writer in Japan for 10 years. I have also a experience of being a TV reporter for two years. Therefore, I am happy to teach formal language. I have a national qualification of English teacher at highschool. I am currently a MA student in Goldsmiths.


Name: Ms. Mio Kobayashi
Location: Nottingham
Email: woolfwaves [at]
Levels: From beginner's level to the native speaking level
Details: I have three years of experience as a private tutor (both teaching Japanese and English), and as a classroom teacher at high school (teaching English). I acquired a teaching license (High school level English) from the Japanese government in 2016. I also have IELTS 8.0.


Name: Luke Blackburn
Location: Leamington Spa
Email: lukeblackburn1 [at]
Levels: Beginner level Japanese
Details: JLPT 3 - 3 years experience teaching English in Japan. MA in Japanese Studies.


Name: Makoto Susanna Haupt
Location: Hampshire, Wiltshire, Dorset and West Somerset
Email: makotohaupt [at]
Phone: 01722717472
Levels: GCSE, A-Level and Adults
Details: I am a native Japanese with BA, MA and PhD in English and a research postograduate student at Oxford University. I had taught English and English Literature at various Japanese Universities. I have been privately teaching Japanese for English-speaking students preparing for GCSE, Alevel as well as adults.


Name: Mayumi Y Joseph
Location: Lessons online over Skype (East of England, East Midlands, London, North East England, North West England, South East England, South West England, West Midlands, Yorkshire & The Humber, Scotland, N. Ireland, Wales)
Email: myonlinejapaneseteacher [at]
Levels: All levels
Details: In 2002, I completed a course on TJFL (Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language). Since then, I have been teaching Japanese on a private basis. I'm based in London and provide online lessons using Skype. Please check my website for more information on *I am DBS (The Disclosure and Barring Service) checked.


Name: Mr. Noriji Fujimoto
Location: York
Email: noriji.fujimoto [at]
Phone: 77567355
Levels: Beginner to JLPT N1
Details: Graduate from KEC; Japanese Teaching Japanese Language School as a 420 hours education. graduate from IIEL ; Institute of International Education In London as a diploma. I am studying Teaching Japanese at York St John Univ. as a Master degree student.


Name: Dr Keiko Kato
Location: Basildon and surrounding towns
Email: JapaneseLanguage [at]
Levels: Beginner to Advanced
Details: Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language, PhD & MA in Cultural Anthropology and BA in International Relations. Have experience in teaching in university and private tutoring. Currently working as a translator and interpreter. Willing to meet people who are interested in Japanese language and culture.


Name: Laura Holland
Location: Bath, Corsham, Chippenham
Email: laurajh.lh [at]
Levels: Any level but preferably adults.
Details: I specialize in Japanese language and culture for business and travel. I have a CELTA and BA in Japanese, and worked 20 years in Japan in the fields of publishing/journalism/translation/marketing.


Name: Narumi Kuramoto
Location: Exeter, South West
Email: info[ at ]
Levels: All levels.
Details: I started to teach Japanese in 2006 in Japan and have carried on teaching in the UK since I moved in 2010. For more details, my website is


Name: Kumiko Yamasaki
Location: London Zone 1-4, London
Email: yamasaki10291029[ at ]
Phone: 7960783277
Levels: Intermediate
Details: I have been teaching Japanese in London for 1year. And I used to be a high school teacher in Tokyo. I taught Japanese literature.


Name: Yasuko Okamoto
Location: Sevenoaks, Kent and other areas via Skype
Email: okamoto_yasuko[ at ]
Levels: Biginners to advanced
Details: BA in Education Niigata University, Certified Teacher by Ministry of Education in Japan, MA in TESOL, Columbia University, MBA City University of NY; Taught Japanese/English in Secondary Schools in Japan, Lecturer City University of NY, Teaching Assistant Columbia University, Experienced private tutor from secondary school students to adults, cross-cultural training for business executives


Name: Yukiko Bonnefoy
Location: Uxbridge
Email: ymbonnefoy[ at ]
Phone: 07722714037
Levels: I am flexible in age range, target level.
Details: I am qualified in teaching Japanese as a second language, holding Postgraduate certificate awarded from London College of Education (IIEL). I have ever taught university students privately, while teaching IT skills abroad in IB (International Baccalaureate) schools.


Name: Alex Hiroki Coles
Location: Kilburn, Central London
Email: alexcoles06[ at ]
Phone: 7484100756
Levels: Can teach to gcse, a level and adult levels.
Details: BA hons, 3 years experience tutoring one to one.


Name: August Aldred
Location: Greater Manchester
Email: jpentutor[ at ]
Levels: Beginner, intermediate, GCSE, A Level, JLPT N5-N2
Details: I have completed a BA in Japanese Studies, which involved living in Japan for one year. I have about five years experience of teaching one-on-one English and I am training to become a language teacher. I recently began teaching Japanese one-on-one.


Name: Sara Dalvi
Location: North London and central London, although I am willing to travel further depending on your location. Please note I only meet on public and not private spaces.
Email: saradalvi93[ at ]
Levels: Beginner
Details: I have an A* in GCSE Japanese, and have lived in Japan for a year. I can provide lessons for beginners including reading, writing, listening and conversational Japanese. I am also able to provide information for anyone preparing to move to Japan and wanting to know more about life in Japan and Japanese culture and customs.


Name: Marybeth Herron
Location: London Zone 1-2
Email: beginnersjap[ at ]
Levels: Currently tutoring beginners Japanese and A levels / grinds for beginners in university.
Details: 6 years of Japanese study including Irish Leaving Certificate (achieved A1) and a Japanese Translation degree (2.1) from Dublin City University. Spent one year living in Kyoto, Japan studying in Kyoto Gaidai and working in an English Cram school and Japanese Restaurant and Bar.


Name: Mariko Miki
Location: Bedford and the surrounding area
Email: mariko.miki[ at ]
Levels: From beginner to advanced. From children to adults. Business Japanese lessons, with experience in the fields of automotive manufacturing, security/defence, etc.
Details: Hi, my name is Mariko. I am a certified Japanese language teacher and passed the Japanese Language Teaching Competency Test in 2005. I am always pleased to meet people who are interested in the Japanese language. I will ensure that your lessons are tailored to your needs, whether you are a beginner or an advanced student of Japanese, and I can also introduce you to Japanese culture and customs.


Name: Adele Lean
Location: SE London
Email: adelelean[ at ]
Phone: 07771894297
Levels: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Details: TEFL diploma x 2 (U.K) Journalism diploma. I taught English to Iranian students at Shoukou College of English, Tehran, Iran 1995-1998 and also taught private students. I have taught individual private students since 1998 in the U.K. I currently teach English at iTutor Group online.


Name: Kenta Akasaki
Location: Battersea
Email: akenta0720[ at ]
Levels: Any level
Details: Postgraduate international students scholarship at Kingston university


Name: Nadia Ali
Location: Norwich
Email: Nadia.Ali__[ at ]
Phone: 07534093384
Levels: Up to A-level Japanese
Details: GCSE Japanese: A* A-level Japanese: A Have prior experience teaching high school students Japanese, as well as private tutoring experience. Currently studying a BA in Japanese at the University of East Anglia Will be able to start from September onwards


Name: Riyoko Shibe
Location: Zones 1 and 2
Email: riyokonihongo[ at ]
Levels: Lower levels welcomed, from complete beginners to lower intermediate. Suited for those wanting to become comfortable in daily casual conversation, and those aiming to improve basic understanding and cultural nuances of the language.
Details: I am a native-level speaker of Japanese. I have undertaken intensive Japanese lessons in Tokyo and London in groups and privately for the past four years, so I have a very thorough understanding of the needs of beginner language learners. I also have extensive experience teaching people of all ages, I have supported students with their Japanese studies offering proof reading of work and guidance for examinations, kanji and grammar tests.


Name: Takako Parsons
Location: Shrewsbury
Email: shrewsburynihongo[ at ]
Levels: All levels. For qualification (JPLT N5-N1, GCSE, A-levels), business, traveling to Japan and just for jun!
Details: Over 20 years of experience in and around Shrewsbury schools and private tuition at home. Completed the 420-hour course for Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language at Human Academy in Tokyo. Certified, having passed the Japanese Language Teaching Competency Test.


Name: Kumi Prentice
Location: West Sussex, East Sussex, Surrey
Email: kumi.prentice[ at ]
Levels: Beginners, Intermediate, Upper class and all kinds of different age groups are available I will be able to teach Japanese for GCSE Japanese, JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test), A-level Japanese and some workshops
Details: QUALIFICATION: Bachelor of Arts in Japan: Junior High School and High School English Teacher Qualification, Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language, Level 1&2 Certificate British Sign Language. I have been teaching Japanese for 13 years at Primary & Secondary schools, Colleges, 6th form colleges, Private companies, Adult educations and private students from children to adults teaching JLPT, GCSE, A level and general conversation. I have students' great result of exams so far. Any ages are welcome!!


Name: Kiyoko Tsukagoshi
Location: London / South : London, Middlesex, Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire
Email: kiyokonihongo[ at ]
Levels: From absolute beginners to advanced level including GCSE, A Level, and business use.
Details: I specialise in intensive teaching for business people with cultural tips and lessons. 8 years teaching experience including at the Haberdashers' Aske's Girls school in Elstree and Haileybury College in Hertford. Private tuition for business person and students.


Name: Kazuo Udagawa Mr
Location: London
Email: kazuo[ at ]
Phone: 0794 101 8017
Levels: Lessons: face to face, skype, Homepage. level: all levels including JLPT, businesss Japanese, edexcel exams
Details: since 1990


Name: Yuriko Yabe
Location: Brighton
Email: yabeyuriko[ at ]
Levels: Conversational Japanese from beginner to advanced. Advanced learners studying for the JLPT exam.
Details: I have lived in Japan for 7 years including one year of university. I have done numerous teaching roles over the past 7 years, this includes working at my university, 1on1 teaching and group language learning sessions. Completing the 420 hour Advanced Japanese Language Teacher Training Course due to finish my degree summer this year. Achieved JLPT N1 100%.


Name: Chelsea Proud
Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne
Email: cproudtutor[ at ]
Phone: 07708708170
Levels: Beginner, Adult learner, GCSE, A-level, Intermediate.
Details: I graduated from Newcastle University with a BA (Hons) in Japanese Studies and have lived in Sappro for an extended period of time and gained a passion for teaching both English as a Foreign language and Japanese. I currently teach a number of students of different language ability through skype and 1-1 lessons on a regular basis. I am based in Newcastle Upon Tyne but am available to teach other regions through skype.


Name: Mutsumi Abe
Location: Edgware
Email: mutsumaki[ at ]
Phone: 07979735139
Levels: From child to Adult (子供から大人まで) From early education until advanced level For Leisure, Education (exam included), Business occasion and trip Skype lessons are available for long distance pupils
Details: Qualification/Experience BA Japanese Literature in Kyoritsu University. Tsurumi University, Japanese teaching qualification 国語(中学1級、高校2級)Certificate of Japanese for Japanese (Kokugo) and as a foreign language. (School teaching and other company)Haydon secondary School - Japanese teacher in language department and in charge of 2 classes for year 8 (22 non-Japanese pupils in each class). Orion primary school, Dollis junior school, North West London Jewish Primary School as SEN TA Village school TA in heavy special needs school Garston Manor school as Special needs school, mainly teaching Art (DT) and class assistant as TA Home teaching for Home education - Japanese tutoring for children at home. Sir John Cass Red Coat Church of England Secondary School Japanese lecturer Teaching in class for secondary school students Bostico Ltd (South London) working in interpreting and translating agent Diamond big Ltd as Japanese writer in publishing company and some Japanese news paper. Oohara junior high school in Saitama pref, and Hokushin Institute in Kanagawa pref in Japan.


Name: Dr. Michi Ashikaga
Location: Buckinghamshire, Oxford, Milton Keynes
Email: michiyaa[ at ]
Phone: 07801351222
Levels: I can teach Japanese at any level from beginners' till advanced.
Details: I have taught Japanese at UK Secondary schools (GCSE level) for over 13 years. Before that I have taught English in Japan for many years at Tertiary Education level. I have a PhD, 2 MA's and 1 BA degree in the fields of Education, TESOL and in English Language and Literature.


Name: Tom Orsman
Location: Sussex
Email: info[ at ]
Phone: 07730382958
Levels: From absolute beginners up to Intermediate students. Travel Japanese courses provided for students planning a trip to Japan in the near future.
Details: Passed JLPT 1. MA Majoring in Japanese History. Over 3 years experience of teaching Japanese in Brighton to both small groups and private students of all ages and interests. Resident in Japan for 9 years working as a teacher and tour guide.


Name: Kanako Hayashi
Location: Central London
Email: nihongo.kanako[ at ]
Levels: From Complete Beginner to Advanced level. Casual, Academic, Business Japanese. From young to adult learners.
Details: Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching Japanese as Foreign Language and BA in Intercultural Communication. Teaching experience for privateC and for classes at IMPEX(Australia), Hyogo Prefectural Government Cultural Centre(Australia), Imperial College London, Westminster Under School and teaching assistant at University of Sheffield, Japan Foundation(Japan).


Name: Akiko Ono
Location: Central London
Email: akikonono[ at ]
Levels: From complete beginner to Advanced
Details: Certificate in teaching Foreign Languages to adults. Over 1 year of teaching experience in Japan.


Name: Shoko
Location: South West
Email: chloecoco74[ at ]
Levels: Any level is welcome
Details: Volunteer level of teaching Japanese


Name: Fran Wrigley
Location: Brighton & Hove
Email: fran[ at ]
Levels: From complete beginner to advanced. I teach fun, friendly group Japanese classes at my small school in central Brighton. Also private tuition tailored to the individual student, including JLPT prep up to N2.
Details: 4 years working in Nagoya, Japan: teaching English, tutoring Japanese, Japanese-English translation & proofreading. 4+ years Japanese teaching experience in Japan and here in sunny Brighton. Passed JLPT N1 (twice!) Website:


Name: Mari Komaki
Location: London
Email: m.komaki[ at ]
Levels: I have experiences of teaching from a complete beginners to C2(native speaker's) level.
Details: Graduated from Doshisha University in Kyoto. Studied English Literature. I had Japanese Teacher training course at SOAS University language centre. Currently I am teaching diplomats at the Foreign and Common Wealth Office and at the large Japanese companies since 2008. I have an experience of teaching at the Institute Hampstead Garden Suburb


Name: Masaki Kanno
Location: South London
Email: miniko224[ at ]
Levels: All level. Beginner to advance, business and Japanese Exam.
Details: I’m a qualified Japanese teacher, over 15 years of Japanese teaching experience in the UK. I have taught for many companies such as Nomura, Sony, Paul Smith, HSBC and civil servants are The Foreign and Commonwealth Office and HM Treasury. I have also taught in Grammar school in West Yorkshire and adult education in London. I am able to offer tailor-made Japanese lessons for individuals needs to all level.


Name: Diana Luc
Location: camden, euston, london bridge, victoria, streatham, clapham, dulwich
Email: diana_luc[ at ]
Phone: 7551167347
Levels: Alevel GCSE Beginner
Details: Japanese Alevel A* Japanese GCSE A*


Name: Angela Marshall
Location: West Coast of Scotland
Email: marshall.angela1[ at ]
Phone: 1369707062
Levels: Spoken Japanese - Beginner to Advanced. Ideal for introduction to the Japanese spoken language, high school tuition and commercial communications.
Details: Taught English in Japan for 15 years to private individuals and commercial organisations - including banks. Fluent in spoken Japanese.


Name: Jane Lowe
Location: Durham /Sunderland /Newcastle
Email: janeloweagain[ at ]
Phone: 07506505403
Levels: All levels. I can tailor the lessons to your needs.
Details: I lived in Japan, where I taught English and raised a family, for almost 27 years, and have experience of teaching all ages and levels. On returning to the UK, I worked as an in-house translator /interpreter for a Japanese - owned manufacturing company. I have an MA in Japanese Language Teaching from York St.John University


Name: Satoko Kataoka
Location: London and Glasgow
Email: inihongo[ at ]
Phone: 7986935425
Levels: From complete beginner to Advanced
Details: UCLE (University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate) April 1996-March 1997 Diploma in Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language (450 hours) Institute of International Education in London, Regent’s College. Principal of i Japanese Language School (a private school in Oita, Japan) More than 200 students with levels varying from beginner to advanced, many of whom successfully obtained a JLPT qualification September 1999-March 2016 Teaching Japanese language to foreign students at Beppu University, Japan. April 2006-March 2016 Teaching Japanese language to foreign students at APU (Asia Pacific University), Beppu, Japan October 2013-July 2015 Teaching Japanese language to postgraduate students (beginner course) at APU April 2015-July 2015


Name: Yuko Howes
Location: South Manchester, Cheshire East
Email: yukohowes[ at ]
Levels: From complete beginner to advanced. My student passed JLPT N1.
Details: Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language. Taught a class at Sony Entertainment Europe in Liverpool. More than 6 years of experience as private tutor. Experience in various types of translation. Native Japanese speaker. Website:


Name: Masahito Kawamura
Location: Hereford
Email: kawamurajp[ at ]
Phone: +16503368570
Levels: entry level
Details: Volunteer level of teaching Japanese. upper intermediate level of English.


Name: Tanaka Mikiko
Location: Teesside/Teesdale
Email: mm2york[ at ]
Levels: Any Level
Details: Certificate in Education 30 years teaching experience ; teaching at companies, colleges, universities , adult education, and also private lessons.


Name: Kyohei Kitagawa
Location: London
Email: kyoheikg[ at ]
Levels: Any!
Details: I taught Japanese and English in Japan for three years. We can have conversation classes or JLPT lessons or ANYTHING as you like. Of course you can choose the lesson language, English or Japanese. I am a very friendly person, please feel free to contact me!


Name: Ryuko Oldfield
Location: Suffolk (Yoxford)
Email: ryuko.oldfield[ at ]
Levels: GCSE AS A2 JLPT (N5 to N1) (I generally teach to these specifications, but if you don't want to take the exams that's absolutely fine.)
Details: Post Grad Teaching Certificate 30+ years experience teaching from zero to A level in: several State and Independent Schools in Suffolk, a Business Language School in London, plus tailored courses to individuals for business and pleasure. Many students have achieved the highest grades in exams (and a few have gone on to study Japanese at University). Some students prefer to learn purely for fun and not sit exams.


Name: Sachi Yamane
Location: Central London
Email: petit.gulha.hannah[ at ]
Levels: Begginer ~ Advanced Level(0初心者〜上級)、Business Level(ビジネス)、日本語能力試験(JLPT)
Details: Licenses of Pre-school/Primary School Teacher (Working experience as a Pre-school teacher for 6 years) 幼稚園/小学校教諭免許(幼稚園での教員経験6年) School Librarian 図書館司書教諭 Working experience as a coordinator of Japanese teachers in some countries (no experience to teach Japanese) 海外での日本語教育関連機関での勤務あり(長期の指導経験はなし)


Name: Ami Hirose
Location: London
Email: Londonandtokyo[ at ]
Levels: Beginer to intermediate level
Details: I took a certificate to teach Japanese to non native speakers at a college in London. I have some experience to teach 3 to 8 people at a classroom and private teaching.


Name: Junko Grant
Location: Around Cambridge
Email: lovelyrubbish[ at ]
Levels: All levels of JAPANESE as a second language / All levels of JAPANESE as mother language (KOKUGO) GCSE JAPANESE / As and A level JAPANESE/ IB Deproma JAPANESE A / JAPANESE B/ JAPANESE Abinitio/ JPANESE for HOSHUKO/ General JAPANESE from age 3 to 18 years
Details: Qualification : BA for JAPANESE Culture and history/ MEd Education/ Teaching JAPANESE Certificate(SOAS) Experiences: Teaching at JAPANESE at schools (Japanese schoo and international school) for more than 10 years / Teaching as a tutor GCSE, As and A levelsJAPANESE for over 10 years/ Teaching JAPANESE for small children. for over 10 years


Name: Yasuka Kawakami
Location: Norwich
Email: yasu0617[ at ]
Levels: All levels are welcomed: beginner to advance: from children to adults
Details: BA (hons) in Business (Japan) BA (hons) in Film and Television Studies (the UK) Have been a private japanese tutor for over a year. Used to teach Japanese as a volunteer for 4 years while doing my second degree in the UK.


Name: Katsumi Harris
Location: Canterbury Kent
Email: cookie617harris[ at ]
Levels: All levels including GCSE, As and A2, JLPT N5~N1
Details: More than 10 years experience of Japanese tutoring in UK, 5 years of Japanese tutorial school and 4 years of grammer school


Name: Jacqueline McGinn
Location: Southampton, Winchester, Portsmouth
Email: jacquimcginn[ at ]
Levels: JLPT 5-2. Level 1 Japanese. GCSE. Japanese Beginners and Intermediate
Details: MA (hons) Linguistics. PGCE (Lifelong Learning Sector). JLPT 1 (2009). JLPT 2 (2007). 9 years living and teaching English in Japan.


Name: Mary Anketell
Location: Sevenoaks and Tonbridge
Email: mary.anketell[ at ]
Levels: All levels, including GCSE and A'level.
Details: University of Sheffield 1977-81 BA Japanese and Linguistics (First Class). Ochanomizu Women's University 1981-85 MA Japanese Literature. SOAS, University of London 2009-11 MA Japanese Studies (Distinction). I have taught Japanese at a language school in Japan and in recent years have tutored students from the Weald of Kent Grammar School. I have ten years experience of living in Japan and aim to inspire my students with a love of the country and its culture as well as improving exam grades.


Name: Mimi Dexter
Location: Norwich
Email: hiromimi2011[ at ]
Levels: Beginner to Advanced
Details: Postgraduate diploma in Speech and Language Therapy, BA in International Economics. Worked as a Speech and Language Therapist for over ten years in Japan. After I moved to Norwich, I started to teach Japanese as a private tutor. One-to-one or small groups. Skype lessons are available.


Name: Fiona Powell
Location: Kirkby Stephen
Email: fipowell[ at ]
Levels: Beginner. GCSE. Can tailor lessons to specific needs of students. Any age group and ability.
Details: BA Hons degree in Japanese and German. PGCE in Secondary Modern Foreign Languages. 8 years experience teaching secondary languages. 3 years experience teaching EFL in Germany, Austria and Cambridgeshire. Childminding qualification and 3 years experience childminding following the Early Years Foundation Stage.


Name: Takako Higgs
Location: Sussex
Email: takako18[ at ]
Phone: 07830266819
Levels: All level. Beginner to advance. GCSE, A Level, Business, Japanese Exam
Details: 16 years experience teaching Japanese for all level. From beginner to A level or Business. I am professional announcer. So my Japanese is very accurate like BBC English. I am Japanese calligraphy artist too. So In my lesson if student want to I can teach a lot of culture and arts as well as language.


Name: Sanae Host
Location: Ely, Cambs
Email: shost63[ at ]
Levels: Beginner to Intermediate (JLPT N5 - N3 level)
Details: BA in Humanities/English from University of Maryland, USA. BA in Education/TJSOL from Soka University, Japan. Taught Japanese Language and Culture to Americans resided in Northern Japan for 3 years. 4 years of experience in private tutoring in the UK.


Name: Janani Krishnan
Location: Anywhere in London
Email: jananikrishnan87[ at ]
Phone: +44 7404 52387
Levels: Levels N5 and N4 - JLPT
Details: JLPT N5 and N4 certified. Software engineer by profession, looking for a career change. Have an year's experience in working for's Japan region. Have been on a cultural exchange to Japan and currently pursuing N3 JLPT. Have private tutoring experience. I can provide all the required material for the basic and intermediate level.


Name: Arriana
Location: Bath / Corsham / Chippenham / Melksham
Email: arrianacorr[ at ]
Levels: Beginner, Advanced Beginner, Beginner-Intermediate, Intermediate, Advanced Intermediate, GCSE, A-Level, JLPT N5, JLPT N4
Details: Qualifications: Japanese GCSE Grade A, JLPT N4 Grade A Experience: 8 years of studying Japanese language and culture and 2 years of teaching experience. Over the last two years, I have privately tutored a number of University, secondary and primary school students in Japanese language and culture, a number of whom have successfully progressed to passing Japanese Language Proficiency exams, traveling to Japan and making Japanese friends. I teach via Skype online as well as in person for students who live in my local area. I have huge interests in Japanese pop culture: including anime, manga, J-Pop and J-Rock and make many of my own resources, including games and activities that incorporate these to help students who also share these interests.


Name: Ryo Haruyama
Location: Glasgow
Email: ryoharuyam[ at ]
Phone: 07842609617
Levels: Any levels are welcome. I can evaluate students' skills and make /we can cooperate to make a plan.
Details: I have helped some exchange stuedents in Keio University, 3 of them passed JLPT 1


Name: Philip Morris
Location: Surrey
Email: philipmorris1980[ at ]
Phone: 07917332395
Levels: Any
Details: University of Sheffield (April 2005 – March 2011) MA, Master of Arts in Advanced Japanese University of Wales, Cardiff (1999 - 2003) BA, Bachelor of Arts, Joint Honours Degree: Japanese with Spanish 中央大学 (Chūo University), Tokyo (March 2002 - September 2002) Overseas Diploma in Japanese Universidad de Granada, Spain (September 2001 - March 2002) Overseas Diploma in Spanish


Name: Toshiharu Araki
Location: Reading and surrounding towns
Email: japaneselessons[ at ]
Levels: All levels welcome, from complete beginner to advanced. JLPT preparation, Japanese for business, travel or hobby. Conversation, listening, reading and writing skills. Website:
Details: Over ten years experience teaching Japanese to many different nationalities and age groups. Native speaker, EIC qualified teacher of Japanese.


Name: Aki Moritani
Location: Cambridge
Email: moritani-aki[ at ]
Levels: From Beginners to Mid-level Students
Details: CERTIFICATIONS: • National Teaching Certification: Social Study at Junior High School • National Teaching Certification: Geography and History at High School • National Teaching Certification: English at Junior High School • Cambridge University CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults) • The 420 hour Advanced Japanese Teacher Training Course EXPERIENCE: • Japanese Teacher Assistant in Sand Lake Elementary School Alaska, USA


Name: Mano Suzuki-Warren
Location: Canterbury
Email: manoswarren[ at ]
Levels: Beginners to Advanced
Details: Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language, MSc in Conservation Biology, MA in Astronomical Education. Several years of teaching experience in university and private lessons in the UK. Other work experience in a Japanese science museum and a British wildlife charity organisation. Please see the website ( for further details.


Name: Miho Kito
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne / Durham / Sunderland
Email: miho.nihongo.lesson[ at ]
Levels: All levels
Details: Teaching Japanese at Saturday school in London. 2015 Teaching Japanese for beginner-level BA & certificate students at Birkbeck, University of London. 2015 Private tutor for GCSE preparation. 2013 Tutor for international students at a secondary school in Japan, 2009-2012 PhD candidate in Linguistics, Birkbeck. 2014 - Onwards MA in Applied Linguistics, Newcastle University. 2013


Name: Tadashi Sakai
Location: Shropshire, West Birmingham
Email: privatetutorsakaisensei[ at ]
Levels: Beginner to native level. GCSE and A level (AS & A2). Modern & classical Japanese.
Details: PGCE (MFL), BA (Japanese literature and language), MPhil (Japanese linguistics). A Japanese teacher at a grammar school from 2002 to now. Also a language tutor at Brasshouse Language Centre since 2014. Taught Japanese literature and language as a mother tongue to Japanese students for a decade. Was a lecturer of Japanese linguistics at an institute.


Name: Naoko Yamashita
Location: Nottingham
Email: origami.lessons.japan[ at ]
Levels: Written Japanese: - Hiragana,Katakana,Kanji Spoken Japanese: - Elementary, Intermediate, Advanced
Details: While I don't have university degree in English I have completed a B1+ course in English school. Also I am native Japanese speaker; whilst I was living in Ireland I was teaching Japanese to local people.


Name: Nao Openshaw
Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire.
Email: nao-nishikawa[ at ]
Levels: All levels welcome.
Details: Post graduate diploma in teaching Japanese as a foreign language


Name: deepa
Location: Coventry
Email: deepa.indu[ at ]
Levels: can teach beginners. particularly i can teach indians who are just starting japanese.
Details: JLPT N4 Qualified,


Name: Martina Baradel
Location: London
Email: martina.baradel[ at ]
Phone: 07821409105
Levels: Beginners to intermediate
Details: JLPT N2. BA Honours Japanese Language and Culture, MA Japanese Studies, currently doing a PhD in Japanese Society. Homestay in Tokyo (2009), Exchange program in Kochi (2010), worked in Shizuoka (2013-2015). Experience tutoring students for University exams.


Name: Jacopo Bortolussi
Location: City of London
Email: untaledonato[ at ]
Phone: 07542384357
Levels: Beginners and intermediates
Details: I am currently a PhD student in Japanese Studies at Birkbeck, University of London. I have obtained an MA in Japanese Cultural Studies at University of Leeds in 2012, and a BA in Japanese Language and Culture at Ca' Foscari, University of Venice in 2010. I have tutored students of Japanese for their University exams.


Name: Momoko Sato
Location: London
Email:[ at ]
Levels: University level of Japanese courses in speaking, writing, reading and listening
Details: I have tutored a number of adults in Vancouver . I helped them learn the basic reading/writing Japanese characters and basic conversation skills.


Name: Chelsea Ewing
Location: Nuneaton, and surrounding towns
Email: c.ewing2015[ at ]
Levels: Beginner - Intermediate. All ages.
Details: Passed JLPT N2. Taught A level Japanese at a Walsall high school part-time (maternity cover position). Lived and worked in Japan for a total of 10 years (worked as EFL teacher and interpreter - Japanese-Spanish). Experience teaching private Japanese classes: 2 years in Peru, 0.5 years in the UK. Hons BA of Arts from the University of Toronto. Experience of teaching all ages (EFL, Spanish and Japanese).


Name: Daisuke
Location: Greater London
Email: 630754[ at ]
Phone: 079 4624 4998
Levels: Specialization in Beginner and Intermediate.
Details: JLS - Chicago USA. Personal Japanese Language Instructor. 2007-2015 - Beginner & Intermediate Japanese language lessons - JLPT Preparation University of Illinois Chicago - USA. Teaching Associate. 2014-2015 - Beginner Japanese (high school level / grades 9th - 12th) - Research Writing (high school level / grades 9th - 12th)


Name: Krystian Wyskiel
Location: London
Email: kwyskiel92[ at ]
Levels: From Beginner to Upper Intermediate
Details: Japanese-Language Proficiency Test Level N1. Bachelor's Degree in Japanese Studies at Jagiellonian University. Completed the Japanese Studies Student Program Course at Doshisha University. One year working experience as a Japanese Tutor.


Name: Masako Cumpson
Location: Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, Durham
Email: jpn.morosawa[ at ]
Levels: Any levels and age, Introduction,Beginners to Advance,JLPT,Buisiness, Culture, Literature & Anime and Holidays.
Details: Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language. More than 15 years experience of working in global companies (HP, Nokia) in Japan and U.K as an IT Consultant.


Name: Riyoko Miyauchi
Location: Swansea, Cardiff
Email: japaneswansea[ at ]
Levels: All levels from children to adults
Details: Certified in the theory and techniques required to teach Japanese at Sendagaya Japanese Institute, tokyo.Currently teaching Japanese in Swansea privately and teachimg Japanese and maths at Japanese school in Cardiff.


Name: Aiko Lee-Elliott
Location: East Sussex (Eastbourne, Bexhill, Hailsham, Uckfield, Lewes area)
Email: laesook[ at ]
Levels: All levels welcome.
Details: Native speaker, in recent I have teaching Japanese to English people. Private lessons, on-line lessons with Skype, teaching at school.


Name: Aleksandra Hordynska
Location: London
Email: ahordynska[ at ]
Levels: From Beginner to Upper Intermediate
Details: Japanese-Language Proficiency Test N2 One year of Japanese Tutor experience in Poland Bachelor's Degree in Japanese Studies Studied one year at Doshisha University, Kyoto, as an exchange student.


Name: Yumiko Moore
Location: Exeter
Email: yumikomoore[ at ]
Levels: All levels from children to adults
Details: I obtained MA Applied Linguistics in the University of Reading, UK. 11 years of teaching experience at Universities in Japan and the U.K. including the University of Exeter where I teach Japanese modules to undergraduates.


Name: Federico Boccellato
Location: London
Email: federico.boccellato[ at ]
Phone: 07874047739
Levels: Beginner, Intermediate and Upper Intermediate
Details: - Aug 2012 Japanese-Language Proficiency Test N2 (JLPT) - Sept 2010 – Oct 2013 Master’s degree in Oriental Languages and Cultures Ca’Foscari University of Venice (First-class honours) - Sept 2005 – Dec 2009 Bachelor’s degree in Oriental Studies Sapienza Univesity of Rome (First-class honours) - Apr 2008 – Mar 2009 International Student Exchange Program Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (TUFS)


Name: Miwa Wathew
Location: Around WD3 (Between Rickmansworth and Amersham)
Email: cpmplus2[ at ]
Levels: Private / small group lessons from pupils to grown ups. Tailor made lessons to fit to your levels and requirement incl. exams e.g..GCSE/GCE/JLPT, general conversation classes are also welcome.
Details: Fully qualified Japanese teacher from Tokyo, currently working for a primary school in London and private lessons locally.


Name: Catherine Harris
Location: Bristol and surrounding areas
Email: bristoljapanesetutor[ at ]
Levels: Beginners and intermediate students of all ages, including GCSE and A Level.
Details: I am a fully qualified primary school teacher who specialises in teaching Japanese to both primary school and secondary school students. In addition, I have also worked with adult learners of Japanese in both the UK and Japan. Recently I completed a masters in Japanese linguistics at the University of Oxford providing me with a solid grammatical foundation for the interesting and engaging Japanese lessons that I teach.


Name: Hirotada Ishijima
Location: Central London
Email: ryugunotukai.hiro88[ at ]
Levels: Everything
Details: I don't have a experience as Japanese teacher. But, I have a experience as an actor in Japan.


Name: Fumiko Mihara
Location: Islington, Camden
Email: fumiko.mihara[ at ]
Phone: 07722830555
Levels: All levels, fields and purpouses are welcome. Study includes exams (GCSE< JLPT 5-1), Current affairs, Magazine/Novels, Medical, Engineering, Law, Science, History, what ever you need!
Details: Certificate accredited by Cambridge University, at Institute of International Education in London. 10 years of experience in London. Tutoring for all age groups from teens to professionals who wish to learn and improve Japanese. Fun and relaxed ; )


Name: Janet Avis
Location: North London
Email: janetavis7[ at ]
Levels: Beginner Intermediate
Details: TEFL/TESOL 120 hour


Name: Shino Shirama
Location: anywhere in London
Email: info[ at ]
Phone: 07983979919
Levels: Any levels
Details: TESOL (MA) over 20 years teaching experience from 3 year old kids till adults


Name: Kanayo Doi
Location: London
Email: kanayo.doi[ at ]
Levels: Beginners and lower intermediate I am happy to teach casual daily Japanese conversation as well.
Details: I am a native Japanese speaker and I finished my BSc in one of imperial universities in Japan. Then, I am currently doing PhD at medical science at UCL. When I was in Japan, I used to tutor some of my non-Japanese friends privately when they brought questions in Japanese text books or in daily Japanese conversation. As I also have confidence on English, I can be your help and can guide you to understand Japanese language better.


Name: Yukiko Hosoda
Location: London / Skype lesson
Email: nihongolesson[ at ]
Levels: All levels including business Japanese
Details: Over a decade of experience tutoring Japanese language for both individuals and groups from children to adults.


Name: Mineko Arai
Location: Central London
Email: minekoa[ at ]
Phone: 079 6916 9501
Levels: Complete beginners, self-studied beginners, intermediate, advanced including business and diplomat levels. * Deep cultural understanding will be taught through the language learning.
Details: 10 years of teaching experience. Sheffiled University 2006-2009, King's College London 2009-present, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) 2011 & 2014 -present, and Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) 2013-present


Name: Yuki Goodman
Location: Central & NW London
Email: yuki.goodman[ at ]
Phone: 07980846503
Levels: All levels
Details: Fully qualified Japanese Language teacher, Cambridge Diploma, Diploma in Teaching Japanese as a Forign Language. Experienced in teaching proffesionals from Banking and Business environments and language students of all levels from beginers conversational up to diploma.


Name: Clare Brumfit (Kuroishi)
Location: Canterbury Area
Email: cbrumfit13[ at ]
Levels: beginners, GCSE, A Level, IB B and A
Details: BA Hons Japanese & Linguistics, PGCE, JLPT 1, 7 years teaching experience


Name: Nobuyo Peake
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Email:[ at ]
Levels: Beginner to Advanced
Details: The Japanese Language Teaching Competency Test, NAFL institute Japanese Language Instructors Qualification Course, 6years experience with Aichi Nihongo no Kai (Teaching Japanese Voluntary Group)


Name: Chris Ward
Location: West/South West London
Email: cloud_1[ at ]
Levels: Beginner to intermediate
Details: Studied Japanese language and culture at Yamaguchi University 2003-2004. Graduated BA Hons in Japanese Studies from Sheffield University in 2005. CELTA accredited language teacher Regent's College, Oxford 2006. Currently studying for MA in Audiovisual Translation at Roehampton University.


Name: Alastair Dore
Location: Cheltenham, GL52
Email: alisensei2013[ at ]
Levels: Beginner to Intermediate, GCSE, AS, A2, JLPT
Details: 7 years teaching foreign languages, 3 years Japanese up to A2. All students receiving A*. Also taught business Japanese. Have taught at a local language school, and a private school. Lessons fun, flexible and interactive to meet your goals.


Name: Adam Glen Taylor
Location: London Zone 1 & 2
Email: taileur32[ at ]
Levels: Anyone who is interested in Japanese, especially beginner and intermediate level
Details: I am a graduate of Soas university having studied for a BA Japanese Degree. I lived in Japan for more than 15 years, so my understanding of Japanese culture is quite advanced and my accent is very good. Whilst at university l was employed as a Language Ambassador, where l would organise Japanese language taster classes as well as Japanese language courses. Therefore l am proficient in teaching beginner as well as proficiency level of Japanese.


Name: Claire O'Shea
Location: Luton (and also London)
Phone: 01582 -732305
Levels: Beginners, intermediate
Details: B.A., PGCE. Lived & studied in Japan for more than 10 years. Teaches Japanese for the University of the Third Age Luton since 2014.


Name: Shailee Lathe
Location: Yarm
Email: nihongo_centre[ at ]
Phone: 07807359390
Levels: N5, N4 Beginner level Japanese
Details: JLPT level N2, one month visit to Kansai Language Centre, Japan on scholarship by Japan Foundation, Work experience as Japanese Interpreter for a multi-national company and experience of teaching Japanese


Name: Aiko Otsuka
Location: London
Email: aiko.j.t.14[ at ]
Levels: From complete beginner to advanced (especially advanced level), for any purposes: business and professional-use, degree study support, travel and hobby.
Details: Teaching experience: SOAS University of London 2014 & 2017-present, University of Manchester 2015-2017, Bsix college 2014 and United International College 2014. Qualifications: MA in Applied Linguistics and Language Pedagogy (2014, SOAS), Japanese Language Teaching Competency Test (2009), Japanese sign language interpreter licence (2003). Work experience in Japan: airline industry, social welfare service and local government.


Name: Reiko Goto Collins
Location: Glasgow
Email: goto.reiko1801[ at ]
Levels: Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching Japanese Language as a Foreign Language. PhD in Art and Environment, MFA and BFA. 28 years in Japan, 18 years in USA and 8 years in UK.
Details: Beginner to advanced, arts and humanities prefered


Name: Yoshie Yoshimura
Location: Central and North London
Email: yoshienihongo2[ at ]
Levels: Complete beginner - Advanced
Details: Experienced native Japanse tutor for 12 years, teaching business people and young students, in groups and individuals. My lessons are aimed to assist you stepping up to the next level, and to encourage you taking JLPT exams.


Name: Shinobu Obatake
Location: London
Email: punksong1983[ at ]
Levels: Complete Beginner to Intermediate level
Details: Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language. 8 years experience of working in Japan as an English, Japanese and history teacher. Currently teaching basic Japanese to young Japanese learners at IIEL.


Name: Akemi Fujii
Location: London, Woking, Godalming, Guilford and anywhere via Skype
Email: pipgogo33[ at ]
Phone: 07931279009
Levels: Any levels including kids, beginners, buisiness, students and professional levels.
Details: I am working as a Japanese teacher now on-line. I have 15 years of career of proofreading, translation and interpretation in Japanese, English, Japanese sign language and Japanese Braille.


Name: Chihiro Gee
Location: Bracknell, Reading, Ascot, Windsor
Email: milkyway1981[ at ]
Levels: Beginners to Intermediate
Details: Japanese Language Teaching Competency Test, BA in Linguistics and Phonetics from the University of Leeds


Name: Mark Brockwell
Location: Surrey
Email: mj.brockwell[ at ]
Phone: 07572 180465
Levels: Beginner and Intermediate adults.
Details: BA in Japanese, CELTA, 6 years residence and teaching in Tokyo.


Name: Fumika Cartlidge
Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne
Email: kobuta89[ at ]
Phone: 07576871317
Levels: Any
Details: BA in Humanity at Kyoto Seika University, PTLLS


Name: Aya Kobayashi
Location: West Midlands
Email: aya.kobayashi0[ at ]
Levels: Beginner, Intermediate, GCSE
Details: Japanese language teaching as sub-major, currenly teaching GCSE students as an teacher assistant


Name: Kei Forsythe
Location: Bristol
Email: kramone46[ at ]
Levels: All
Details: Completion of Teaching Course in Japanese Language Education in Fukuoka Jo-Gakuin University, Tutoring in Bristol area since 2003


Name: Jordan Cascoe
Location: South East London, Croydon, Kent
Email: jordancascoe[ at ]
Levels: JLPT N5-N3, GCSE, A Level
Details: JLPT 2, Lived and Worked in Japan, Taught University, GCSE & A Level Students


Name: Kozue Suzuki
Location: Middlesex and South Bucks
Email: kozuesuzuki[ at ]
Levels: All levels
Details: Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language. Currently teaching at a private school as a part time Japanese teacher for young learners.


Name: Katie Turner
Location: South East
Email: katielt[ at ]
Phone: 07872502498
Levels: Beginner to Intermediate
Details: BA (Hons) 2:1 degree in Japanese and French, University of Leeds. During my degree course I studied at Akita International University, Japan, for one year where I took advanced Japanese language classes. I have experience teaching basic Japanese to adults and tutoring Japanese business etiquette to professionals.


Name: Mikiko Iida
Location: London SW & central area
Email: ginnezumi[ at ]
Phone: 07751325502
Levels: from beginners to free conversation
Details: Certificate for Japanese teaching as a foreign language. BA Philosophy at Birkbeck College (Unv. Of London)/Taught at City University and other adult education institutions.


Name: Jennifer Shanmugaratnam
Location: Penarth, Cardiff and surrounding areas
Email: japanese.nihongo[ at ]
Phone: 07983520473
Levels: I specialise in tutoring beginners
Details: BA Japanese from Oxford University, MA Japanese Translation from SOAS, 10 years teaching experience in Japan and the UK.


Name: Saika Murana
Location: London
Email: parler.japonaise[ at ]
Levels: complete beginner to advanced
Details: Qualifications : 1. BA in English and American literature in Keio University (Tokyo, Japan), 2. Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language in Institute of International Education in London (North Greenwich, London) 3. Junior High School and High School Teaching Credential (English) Experience : 7 years of experience in the education industry. 1.Teaching English to junior-high and high school students in Japanese private schools 2.Teaching Japanese to mixed race, native/non-native students in International school, 3.Private Japanese tutoring for JLPT preparation, GCSE / A-level preparation, conversational Japanese Volunteer activities : 1. After school Japanese club coordinator in London (organizing cultural activities: games, songs, crafts, seasonal events) 2. Language instructor at a grammar school in London


Name: Artour Mitski
Location: London
Email: artour.mitski[ at ]
Phone: 07511375452
Levels: Japanese for GSCE, A-levels, JLPT, and all levels of adult learners.
Details: 20 years' teaching experience, JLPT Level 1 and JETRO Business Japanese Certificate, studied at Osaka University of Foreign Studies, university degree in Japanese Language Teaching, PhD Candidate in Japanese Cultural Studies. Tutorials in Russell Square, at your place or by Skype.


Name: Kazue Ono
Location: South East London, Central London
Email: kazue.ono.7.2[ at ]
Levels: All Level I can offer private lessons Until December 2014 : Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 9:30am-2pm. From January 2015 : Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9:30am-2pm. From April 2015 : Monday to Friday 9:30am-2pm
Details: Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language. Japanese language lecturer at University and Lanuage College. Private tutor for adults. (Updated on 22 November 2014) Taught intensive Japanese language course in secondary school. Volunteer member of Japan Foundation Taster for School programme. BA in Literature.


Name: Miyo Katagi
Location: Central London
Email: mkatagi9[ at ]
Levels: All
Details: 10+ years experience teaching japanese at Japan and oversea in all levels, age groups, private, company and college. I can also teaching Japanese culture i.e. tea ceremony, kimono dressing etc.


Name: Chie Hashimoto
Location: London Bridge, Clapham Junction, Victoria, Greenwich, Charlton, New Cross, Lewisham, Croydon, Elmer’s End, Beckham Junction, Wimbledon
Email: nihon5charlton[ at ]
Levels: All levels for adult learners. GCSE, AS, A2, IB-B Standard, Cambridge AS for students. Children who have Japanese parent(s)
Details: Master Degree of Second Language Learning and Teaching, Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language. Experienced teacher for teaching to children from 3 to 6 years old. Skype lesson with ICT resource is also available. I can offer a Japanese Intensive course in the periods of school half term and long holiday. Please contact me if you are interested in an intensive course and the lesson details.


Name: Hideko Ohashi
Location: Bucks, Oxford, Herts
Email: hohashi.jl[ at ]
Levels: All levels/ages: Bigginner/Intermediate/Advanced ; Exams(GCSE, A-Level, JLPT etc.) /Business/Conversation
Details: Qualified Teacher Status (UK QTS), MA in Modern Foreign Languages Education (London, King's), BEd & Teacher's Licenses (Tokyo). Over 20 years of teaching experience both in Japan and in the UK, including Teacher of Japanese at a grammar school in Bucks for 6 years.


Name: Keiko Pert
Location: Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Surrey, West London
Email: keikomp[ at ]
Levels: All levels
Details: Certificate of the Japanese Language Teaching Competency Test (authorized by the Society for Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language) 10 years' teaching experience in France and in England and currently teaching privately. Speak fluent English.


Name: Izumi Segawa
Location: Warwickshire & West Midlands
Email: learnjapanese23[ at ]
Levels: All levels
Details: Native Japanese Speaker, fluent in English.


Name: Tomoko Kikuchi
Location: Fulham/ SW
Email: tplacek[ at ]
Levels: From total beginner to intermediate.
Details: Certificate in teaching Japanese as a foreign language. Institute of Linguists Diploma in Translation. BA in engineering.Certificate in teaching Japanese as a foreign language. Institute of Linguists Diploma in Translation. BA in engineering. Fluent in French.


Name: Sarah Lloyd
Location: London
Email: sarah.lloyd0902[ at ]
Levels: Beginner to advanced
Details: PGCE in Modern Languages (Japanese), JLPT level 1


Name: Madeleine Imai
Location: London, Zone 1-5
Email: maddeimai[ at ]
Phone: 07716119809
Levels: Beginners, intermediate
Details: MA in Advanced Japanese, Sheffield Univ.


Name: Asami Miyamoto
Location: Central and North-east London
Email: asami.miyamoto.vii[ at ]
Levels: Beginner to Upper-intermediate Level
Details: Qualifications: 1. Completed the Japanese Teacher Training Course at the Japan Foundation Cairo Office; 2. Cambridge CELTA 3. MA Theory and Practice of Translation, SOAS, Univeristy of London Experience: Two-year private tutoring experience (Cairo, Egypt); Teaching English at the British Council (Cairo, Egypt)


Name: Rumiko Magariyama
Location: London
Email: r_surbiton[ at ]
Phone: 07828945581
Levels: All levels
Details: Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching Japanese as Foreign Language (Accredited by the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate); BSc in Psychology: 11 years experience teaching in private for all purposes and ages from beginner to proficiency levels.


Name: Miko Yokochi
Location: Greater Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Merseyside
Email: mikoyokochi[ at ]
Phone: 07909105005
Levels: All levels
Details: BA, MA ( University of Manchester ) / Experienced at Manchester Business School, also privately for professionals and their families.


Name: Naoko Ueda
Location: Edinburgh, Glasgow
Email: zipangu_nihongo[ at ]
Levels: Beginner to advanced
Details: Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language, BA in English Literature and Japanese Literature


Name: Takako Inada
Location: London
Email: pianomusic777888[ at ]
Phone: 07438084928
Levels: all levels
Details: I am a native speaker of Japanese and a PhD candidate in Applied Linguistics department in University of London, having a lot of experience of teaching Japanese to non-Japanese. I have a lisence of teaching Japanese in a junior and a senior high school in Japan. I got a Master degree in TESOL in Columbia University in the USA. Please feel free to contact me when you want to study Japanese.


Name: Dawn Soutar
Location: West Midlands, Birmingham area
Email: soutardawn[ at ]
Levels: Beginners, GCSE, A Level
Details: Japanese Hons BA from SOAS, University of London 2009 PGCE in PCET - Languages and English to Speakers of Other Languages, Birmingham City University 2012 Language Tutor in Japanese and ESOL with Brasshouse Language Centre and Birmingham City Council from 2010 to Current Year


Name: Mieko Macaulay
Location: Surry, Kent, East Sussex, and West Sussex
Email: miekomacaulay[ at ]
Levels: beginner to advanced
Details: Certificate for Japanese Teacher Training course from University of London.Language Teacher to business people and language school.


Name: Yukiko Ueda
Location: Surrey
Email: ykk.ueda[ at ]
Levels: All levels from beginners to advanced learners
Details: MA in Interpreting from London Metropolitan University. Was a High School Teacher of English in Japan. Certificate from Institute of International Education in London. Currently teaching at United International College.


Name: Jacqueline Greaves
Location: North, West, Central London
Email: jacquelinerg67[ at ]
Phone: 0208 427 5436
Levels: All
Details: Japanese Teaching Proficiency Test Level 1


Name: Naomi Madeley
Location: Canterbury in Kent
Email: naomimadeley[ at ]
Levels: Beginners/GCSE/A levels
Details: Japanese Language Instructors Qualification Course by NAFL Institute in japan/ I have been teaching Japanese for beginners for Kent Adult Education Service since 2003, have run an after school club for Dane Court Grammer School, Simon Langton Grils' Grammer School . Curreltly,I teach beginner groups and a A2-level pupil at The King's School Canterbury. DTLLS(Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector) - Canterbury Christ Church University. CRB Checked. I am currently teaching a conversation class, GCSE, A-level at The Kings School in Canterbury, The pupils received A*-A results.


Name: Miki Kurisu
Location: Norwich
Email: mmmkurisu[ at ]
Phone: +44 (0)7741 675 514
Levels: Any level
Details: Certified in the Advanced Skills of Teaching in Japanese language. I am currently MA student at UEA, specialized in art history and cultural anthropology, and interested in teaching Japanese culture in general.


Name: EunMi Pearson
Location: Oxfordshire, Berkshire
Email: eunmipearson[ at ]
Phone: 07515410429
Levels: All levels/age groups, Business, Exams:GCSE, A-Level, JLPT
Details: Ph.D and MA for Japanese Language&Literature in Niigata University. 15 years of teaching experience at Universities and language schools in Japan and the U.K. including Tokyo International University, Obirin University, Oxford Brooks University and secondary school for GCSE. Instructor of Japanese course for JLPT under the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS). Instructor of Business Japanese under Japanese Experts Language Training Service. My approach to tutoring is decided by and tailored to the needs of the individuals. In this way, I can offer a dynamic, lively, enjoyable but most importantly effective tutoring method which will get success.


Name: Hitomi Kerr
Location: Cambridge
Email: sushi[ at ]
Levels: Beginner to advanced
Details: Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language from the Institute of International Education in London. Experience providing one on one private tuition


Name: Yuri Davies
Location: Liverpool, Wirral
Email: japaneseinyourpocket[ at ]
Levels: All level
Details: Experienced & qualified tutor/ Certificate in Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language / NAATI (National Accreditation in Australia) - professional translator (level 3) , paraprofessional interpreter (level 2).


Name: Tomoko Ishikawa
Location: Northwest London, Harrow, West London
Email: tomokor33[ at ]
Levels: All levels, GCSE, A-level, JLPT
Details: IIEL London College of Education Graduate School Certificate in teaching Japanese as a foreign language/Experience in private & group tutoring/Personalised lessons/Short-term also available.


Name: Margaret Fryzlewicz
Location: Plymouth (30 miles)
Email: japcoeducation[ at ]
Levels: All levels including JLPT, A-level, GCSE, KS3
Details: MA in Japanese Studies, Qualified Teacher Status, translator; have been teaching in private, grammar and state high schools in the UK


Name: Yuko Hasegawa
Location: Bristol
Email: yuko_h_arango[ at ]
Levels: All levels / from children to adults
Details: MEd. in TEFL at University of Bristol. Teaching Japanese at Bristol University since 1998 (undergraduate, post-graduate and adults). Taught Japanese at primary and secondary schools for several years.


Name: Hitomi Ito-Burton
Location: Kent (Maidstone)
Email: diamondjorker[ at ]
Levels: Any
Details: BA education


Name: Yoko Kunii
Location: Central London and Winchester, Southampton
Email: aumi62[ at ]
Levels: All levels
Details: BA in Psychology, MA in Applied Linguistics. Teaching experiences for all purposes and ages


Name: Mariko Smith
Location: SE London (Greenwich and surrounding areas)
Email: smithjapanese[ at ]
Phone: 07764 606702
Levels: All levels inc. home education to advanced. Specialist for GCSE, A-level, IB and JLPT.
Details: Full of qualification with Diploma TJFL, BA in psychology


Name: Rabaab Morris
Location: Swansea, Cardiff, Newport.
Email: japanesewithrabaab[ at ]
Phone: 07778509476
Levels: Absolute Beginner to Advanced.
Details: MA Applied Japanese Linguistics, SOAS, London. BA Pacific and Asian Studies (Japan), U. Victoria, Canada. JLPT Level 1. Several years' experience as a private Japanese and English language tutor in Canada, Japan, and the UK. Experienced Japanese-English translator. Ex-JET Programme participant (1995-98, CIR).


Name: Yasuko Yanai Miller
Location: Woking, Guildford, Weybridge
Email: yasuko4japanese[ at ]
Phone: 07528 713819
Levels: Any level
Details: Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language. Two years experience teaching Japanese at university and adult college in Brunei. Also experienced in private lessons for professionals and students of all levels and ages.


Name: Charlotte Rodgers
Location: Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridge
Phone: 07955364115
Levels: Can tutor all levels
Details: LLB BA (Hons) Law University of Edinburgh. JET Programme 2008-2010 JLPT N3


Name: Toshimi Mees
Location: Wigan
Email: jumees_3916[ at ]
Phone: 01942-204474
Levels: Beginners to Advanced
Details: Certificate in Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language. 10years experience in teaching in Japan, Malaysia and the UK.


Name: Mina Mermoud
Location: London
Email: minajapaneselondon[ at ]
Levels: Beginners to Advanced
Details: Master in Japanese language, literature and civilization at the University of Geneva / Japanese Proficiency Test Level 1 / 10 years of Japanese tutoring to children and adults / Japanese as my second mothertongue


Name: Nozomi Salter
Location: Reigate
Email: nozomisalter[ at ]
Levels: Beginner to advanced
Details: MA Japanese Language Education at Tokyo Metopolitan University. 3 and half year teaching experience in a language institute in Japan


Name: Laura Callaghan
Location: Oxford
Email: callaghan.tuition[ at ]
Levels: Beginners and improvers, of any age.
Details: PGCE English, OCNSWR TEFL Certificate, Certificate in Japanese Linguistics and Pedagogy, JLPT Level 2. I have three years of living in Japan while teaching and tutoring EFL, followed by 2 years of teaching and training in UK secondary schools, with 7 months of Japanese tutoring.


Name: Michael Hughes
Location: London
Email:[ at ]
Phone: 07902253850
Levels: Beginners - Intermediate
Details: MA Japanese Studies (Cambridge University); JLPT Level One


Name: Josh Millhouse
Location: Nottingham
Email: joshua_millhouse[ at ]
Levels: From Beginner to GCSE Level
Details: I am a fully qualified Japanese tutor in Nottinghamshire, whom has been tutoring for several years. I have helped many students whom wanted to learn Japanese as a hobby, for business, for a trip to Japan or towards a qualification. I am familiar with the GCSE, A-level and JLPT certificate and would be more than happy to help in preparation for an exam. I create all of my own material and tailor lessons towards the students needs. Discount available for block bookings.


Name: Rihae Yuh
Location: Bristol
Email: rie_asylum2005[ at ]
Levels: All levels including JLPT All levels, GCSE and ALevel
Details: Certificate in Education. Taught epmloyees for Panasonic, Roland and Boots, undergraduate students and adults at University of Bristol, and currently teaching at Badminton School.


Name: Junko Ladd
Location: Maidstone
Email: laddjapanese [at]
Levels: All level/GCSE/Ab Initio
Details: I am a profession for GCSE and Initio AB with experience of teaching in a grammar school and primary schools. A qualified teacher with PhD, and MAs in Education from British and Japanese Universities. Class: 6AM-5:30PM. Face-to-Face lesson and Online lesson are available. Please feel free to contact me.


Name: Sadako Yamamoto
Location: Bexleyheath, South East London
Email: Studioeast[ at ]
Levels: Beginners, GCSE, AS and A2, IB and JLPT
Details: 15 years experience in Grammar school, adult education and private lessons. I take students who can come to Bexleyheath only


Name: Mieko Kanai
Location: South East London, Kent
Email: Mkchatinjapanese[ at ]
Phone: 0784 789 1856
Levels: Beginner to Intermediate


Name: Rie Wakayama
Location: Oxford Botley
Email: riebows[ at ]
Levels: Any levels, GCSE, A-level
Details: Qualified as a teacher of Japanese language. 9 years teaching experience in the U.K. Taught Japanese A-level at secondary schools for several years. Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language, BA in Economics


Name: Akiko Masui
Location: Stepney
Email: m-akiko1027[ at ]
Levels: All
Details: BA in South Asian sociology at Tokyo University of Foreign Studies. Taught at a language school in London as a part time job.


Name: Yoshimi Nakane Berrecloth
Location: Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire
Email: yorinberry[ at ]
Levels: Beginner, intermediate (Adult/children)
Details: Certificate in Japanese Teacher Training at SOAS, University of London


Name: Kohei Yamauchi
Location: Sheffield
Email: kouyam82861[ at ]
Levels: Beginner, intermediate
Details: With MA degree in Intercultural Communication and working experience at a Japanese company in the UK, I can offer a wide variety of tutoring on Japanese culture as well as on the language. My lessons are tailor-made in order to effectively address the personal needs of the students. I have previous experiences of teaching beginners and intermediates on areas including colloquialism, survival Japanese, business manners and language, Japanese non-verbal communication and exam preparation. The price is negotiable depending on your level and needs.


Name: Eriko Murata
Location: North London, Central London
Email: eriko0720[ at ]
Phone: 07931727746
Levels: Beginners to Advanced
Details: As an enthusiastic and committed individual with a passion for traching Japanese for over 10 years in London, I am seeking to use my skills to help ensure that my students are in an enjoyable learning environment. I teach Japanese language and Japanese culture (Kimono, Tea Ceremony, Shodo, Sushi) to children, young people and adults, I have a Diploma in Teaching Japanese, validated by University of Cambridge. I have taught Japanese at the Mount School, YWCA Central Club, Regent College and Institute International. I am confident I can have a positive impact on students' learning and cultural appreciation. I am able to offer students a flexible approach.


Name: Steven Bartholomew
Location: Kent
Email: stevenbartholomew[ at ]
Phone: 0751151824
Levels: Primary school children, secondary school students, adults and special needs students up to Level 2 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test
Details: Have Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level 1, 6 years' experience living in Tochigi Prefecture.


Name: Katherine Lawrence
Location: Portsmouth, Petersfield, Alton, Winchester
Email: kathlawrence45[ at ]
Levels: All levels including GCSE tuition
Details: BA Hons Japanese Oxford University


Name: Stephen J Cullis
Location: East Sussex
Email: barnabycross[ at ]
Phone: 07870-465-121
Levels: Beginner to Upper Intermediate/Advanced GCE/JLPT2
Details: Cert TEFL, MA Oriental Studies Oxford, JLPT 2. 4 Years living and working in Japan, currently working as Freelance Translator and working in a Japanese Business environment, over 10 years classroom and 1 to 1 teaching experience. I now also teach via Skype.


Name: Forum Mithani
Location: Northwest London, Middlesex
Email: forumchan[ at ]
Levels: Beginner and intermediate
Details: PhD candidate in Japanese studies at SOAS. Graduated BA Hons Japanese Studies from the University of Leeds. Former Mombusho scholar at Sophia University, Tokyo. Five years' research and work experience in Japan. Several years' teaching experience.


Name: Derek Beddow
Location: Llandudno, North Wales
Email: delandsum[ at ]
Phone: 07428066024
Levels: Beginners speciality. Distance learning materials available and downloadable to MP3
Details: MA in Education. TESOL Diploma. 20 years teaching experience. Taught in Peru & Japan.


Name: Eijiro Tanzawa
Location: London
Email: e.tanzawa[ at ]
Levels: All levels - Beginners, Intermediate, GCSE, AS, A2, Buisiness
Details: MA in Applied Linguistics (University of Greenwich)The Japanese Teacher Training Diploma in London.


Name: Jean Butler
Location: London
Email: nihongojean[ at ]
Levels: Up to JLPT 2
Details: BA in Japanese


Name: Noriko Inagaki
Location: London
Email: nihongoinlondon[ at ]
Levels: Total Beginners to Advanced
Details: Qualified and over 10 years experience; PhD in sociolinguistics (KCL, Univ of London), MA in applied Japanese linguistics (SOAS), BA in linguistics (ICU, Japan). Regularly teaches university students, adult learners, and business people. Ample experience in 1 to 1, group, in-company tuition, tutoring using Skype. Have done remedial sessions, intensive courses.


Name: Junko Lazell
Location: South Essex
Email: junko[ at ]
Phone: 07758759019
Levels: Any level, any purpose of lesson including study for JLPT, business Japanese, Japanese for travel etc.
Details: Holding IFL membership with QTLS (Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills) status. I am professional and have various experience of teaching Japanese to adults at a Further Education College and Community College. Currently I am running courses at a community centre in Westcliff –on-sea and Brentwood area in Essex. Private lessons at any levels, business training, Skype lessons and writing advice are also available. See at


Name: Akiko Sakaguchi
Location: London
Email: akiko.sakaguchi[ at ]
Levels: Beginners to Advanced
Details: Native Japanese teacher with 20 years experience providing one to one Japanese lessons for all levels including preparing students for the JLPT exams N1 to N5. Mrs. Sakaguchi also teaches large groups in the city for various companies which have included Japan Airlines.


Name: Yumiko Peers
Location: Wigan and the surrounding areas
Email: y_peers[ at ]
Phone: 01744 895740
Levels: All levels
Details: BA in English Literature. Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language. Currently teaching at Japanese Saturday school and at a Local Authority night school. 20 years experience in teaching Japanese to all ages (primary school to adult) and introducing Japanese culture to schools in the region.


Name: Alan Carey
Location: Coventry
Email:[ at ]
Levels: Beginner - Intermediate
Details: JLPT Level 1, JTEST Rating: Advanced, 6 years' experience of working in Japan as a language teacher (English, all levels and age groups, private, company and schools) and translator.


Name: Sakie Chiba
Location: Middlesbrough, Redcar
Email: chiba.sakie[ at ]
Levels: All levels
Details: Certificate in the Japanese Language Teaching Competency Test, MA in Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language.


Name: Mari Okumura
Location: Carmarthenshire, Swansea
Email: mari_okumura[ at ]
Levels: All levels
Details: Native Japanese speaker , Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language, Currently teaching at Swansea University and privately


Name: Yoko O'Connor
Location: Bucks (Marlow, High Wycombe, Gerrards Cross), Berks (Maidenhead)
Email: nihongo.marlow[ at ]
Phone: 07730 314081
Levels: Absolute beginner to intermediate, Group/One-to-one, Skype lessons
Details: Certificate in Japanese Teacher Training from SOAS/University of London


Name: Yukari Maller
Location: Cheltenham
Email: yukari[ at ]
Levels: Beginner to advanced, JLPT.
Details: Completed the EII Japanese Language Teacher training course. I have seven years experience teaching Japanese to children and adults from beginner to advanced level, including JLPT courses. I enjoy preparing custom teaching material to meet the exact requirements of my students.


Name: Akemi Jimura
Location: Liverpool
Email: akemijimura[ at ]
Levels: All levels
Details: Currently teaching privately.


Name: Masayoshi Kosugi
Location: London
Email: masakosugi[ at ]
Levels: Complete beginners to advanced
Details: BSc Business Management, MSc Sociology, PhD Cultural Studies and Philosophy. Three years experience of private tutoring in the USA.


Name: Chinatsu Tateyama
Location: Central London
Email: chinatsu.jpt[ at ]
Levels: All levels
Details: Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language, BA in Economics, experience as a private tutor.


Name: Trevor Lord
Location: Scottish Borders / Edinburgh
Email: lordtrev[ at ], t.lord[ at ]
Phone: 07792815122
Levels: From complete beginner to GCSE level. JLPT N5 - 3.
Details: 17 years in Japan. MA in advanced Japanese Studies, University of Sheffield.


Name: Mami Miyamoto
Location: West London
Email: leapkitten[ at ]
Levels: All levels
Details: Tutoring uni students of advanced Japanese level for 3 years. I have got a BA in English Cognitive Linguistics, and students will be assured that they will hardly ever have trouble understanding my English (CPE and TOEIC 975). I am very flexible in materials and levels, and I will always try my best to respond to your Japanese needs. Private tuition can be arranged wherever in London that suits you best with competitive lesson fees. Feel free to contact me via e-mail.


Name: Claire Evans
Location: Bucks, Berks and West London
Email: c_a_evans[ at ]
Levels: Beginner to Advanced
Details: I have a PGCE in Japanese and French and am Head of Japanese at St Bernard's Catholic Grammar School. I have 10 years of experience teaching Japanese for GCSE, AS, A2 and IB exams.


Name: Yukiko Roberts
Location: Sheffield, Rotherham, Chesterfield, Doncaster
Email: teachjapanese[ at ]
Levels: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Business
Details: Have been teaching Japanese for two years in college.


Name: Yuriko Kimijima
Location: Oxford, Reading
Email: yurikobrain.nihongo[ at ]
Phone: 075-0393-0888
Levels: Any
Details: SOAS teaching certificate, 10 years experience.


Name: Yoshimi McLeod
Location: North Derbyshire and Sheffield.
Email:[ at ]
Levels: Beginners and Intermediate
Details: 20 years experience as a teacher of Japanese.


Name: Makiko Tsuruta Caul
Location: South West: Totnes, Torquay, Newton Abbot
Email: makikocaul[ at ]
Phone: 01364 642164
Levels: All Levels, including GCSE and AS level
Details: BA English and American Literature. Qualified Japanese teacher. 15 years experience teaching Japanese in the UK. Have been teaching at Torquay Boys' Grammar School since 1997. Also adult education, private lessons for all levels and ages.


Name: Kaori Stansall
Location: East Midlands: Leicester
Email: kaoriton[ at ]
Levels: Beginners, Intermediate
Details: Postgraduate Certificate in Japanese Teacher Training


Name: Junko Goto
Location: London: Central, South East
Email: jnkgtouktutor[ at ]
Levels: From complete beginner to advanced. Also, business Japanese.
Details: Postgraduate diploma of teaching Japanese as a foreign language (UK). BA in English literature (Japan). More than 13 years of business experience. Can cope with wide range of interests.


Name: Amran Abdul Hadi
Location: Wales : Cardiff
Email: amran_abdhadi[ at ]
Levels: Beginners, Intermediate, JLPT levels 4, 3 and 2.
Details: Passed Level 1 on the Japanese Language Proficiency Test. Studied for two degrees in Japan for a total of 6 years. Experience of teaching beginners in Malaysia.


Name: Rie Ogura
Location: Scotland
Email: rieogura2000[ at ]
Phone: 07796 126806
Levels: Any
Details: BA in English Language Teaching. Certificate in Japanese Language Instruction. Teaching at colleges, schools and companies for 20 years. Diploma in Public Service Interpreting (Local Government).


Name: Rumi McIntyre
Location: Scotland Edinburgh
Email: rumi_mcintyre[ at ]
Levels: Any level
Details: Certificate in teaching Japanese as a second language. Have taught at a primary school in Australia. Currently teaching privately.


Name: Kazu Watanabe
Location: Lancashire
Email: kazuwatanabe[ at ]
Levels: All
Details: 4 years of experience as a part-time tutor at University of Central Lancashire / 9 years of experience as a private tutor / * I also teach via Skype


Name: Mariko Pumbien
Location: North Lancashire
Email: marikopumbien[ at ]
Phone: 01772 729659
Levels: All levels
Details: 7303 Teacher's Certificate (Level 1) 20 year's experience.


Name: Tomoko Miyairi
Location: North Hull, Yorkshire
Email: tomotomo6242[ at ]
Levels: Beginner to advances, survival Japanese for adult learners or business people
Details: JLPT, Cambridge certificate in Japanese and Japanese studies, GCSE, A level, children. University of Hull Japanese Language tutor, Language Institute, University of Hull:MA in Language Learning, Teaching and TEchnology, University of Hull.


Name: Karen Gascoigne
Location: North : Sheffield, South Yorkshire, Yorkshire, Midlands, Online
Email: info[ at ]
Phone: 0114 230 9739
Levels: Beginner to advanced, children and adults. GCSE, A Level & Diploma. Holiday, survival and Business Japanese, Japanese culture. One to one, groups or class sessions, tailored to your needs.
Details: MA in (Advanced) Japanese Studies; 9+ years' teaching experience in senior and primary schools, universities and also privately in the UK and Japan. This includes teaching Japanese to adults, sixth formers and children, plus confidence-building lessons in all aspects of Japanese.


Name: Megumi De Fanis
Location: Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Hampshire
Email: megumi.defanis[ at ]
Levels: Any level, both classes and one-to-one tutoring
Details: Japanese Language Teaching Competency test in 2000. Teaching in Japan and UK since 1998.


Name: Angela Davies
Location: Liverpool, Merseyside
Email: anshin1607[ at ]
Phone: 07711 575911
Levels: From Beginner level to - GCSE, Advanced and University level. Tailored courses in business Japanese
Details: BA Hons in Japanese (Sheffield University).


Name: Junko Tamaki
Location: Midlands Loughborough, Leicester, Nottingham
Email: junko_tamaki[ at ]
Levels: All levels
Details: MA in Japanese Language Education, Obirin University, 2007- Tutor at University of Leicester, 2010-12 Tutor at University of Nottingham, Visit my website>>


Name: Satoko Parsons
Location: Nottingham, East Midlands
Email: satoko_parsons[ at ]
Phone: 07902 252792
Levels: All levels
Details: Postgraduate Certificate in Japanese Teacher Training. I also offer a skype lesson as well as lesson in person.


Name: Yukiko Marks
Location: Midlands Warwickshire, West Midlands (Coventry and Birmingham), Leicester, Northamptonshire
Email: yukimidoll2611[ at ]
Phone: 01788 550253
Levels: Beginners and Intermediate
Details: I have been teaching adults and secondary students (for GCSE Japanese) privately for several years. I also having experience of running the Japanese course at the adult learning centre in Rugby and functioning as a GCSE speaking exam examiner.


Name: Karen Manley
Location: Midlands Staffordshire, North Birmingham, North Warwickshire
Email: beautifulcuticles[ at ]
Phone: 07545 246338
Levels: Beginner & Intermediate
Details: JLPT Level 3, BA (hons) Japanese Studies, 2 years living in Japan (1 year teaching in Japanese elementary and junior high schools). Currently teaching a Japanese Entry Level Adult Evening Class at a local college.


Name: Ryoko Doi Grisman
Location: Midlands : Derby, Nottingham, and SE Staffordshire. For other locations, please enquire.
Email: ryokodoi[ at ]
Levels: Business Clients Only please! Intermediate to Advanced level. Specialised in Business Japanese, lessons are tailor-made to meet clients' requirements.
Details: Language teaching experience at Sheffield University, where I taught both Undergraduates and Postgraduates. Experienced Japanese Business Language & Etiquette tutor.


Name: Mitsue Arai
Location: Midlands Birmingham area
Email: mtsarai[ at ]
Levels: All levels, GCSE, AS/A2
Details: Have taught at the Brasshouse Language Centre and Secondary Schools since 2003. PT Lecturer at Uni of Wolverhampton and Uni of Warwick. Qualifications: UK QTS; Teaching Japanese Language certified by the Tokyo YMCA Language School.


Name: Mieko Zuckerman
Location: South West : Bath
Email: miekoz[ at ]
Levels: All
Details: Qualified as a teacher of Japanese language. 10 years teaching experience in Japan and 11 years experience in UK. Teaching at the University of Bath, Bath Spa University, the University of Bristol and other places.


Name: Hitomi Shin
Location: South West Hertfordshire (St.Albans, Harpenden, Hemel Hempstead, Welwyn Garden City, Hatfield
Email: hitomi.shin[ at ]
Levels: All levels
Details: Japanese Teacher Training Certificate, SOAS, University of London. CPE. Business background.


Name: Miho Sasaki
Location: South West : North Dorset, parts Somerset and Wilts
Email: msk602[ at ]
Levels: All levels - lessons can be tailor-made
Details: Degree in British and American Studies (Distinction). Degree in Welsh Studies (First Class). Relevant subjects included: second language teaching (English, Japanese and Welsh), translation and simultaneous interpretation. Specialised subjects are linguistics, especially phonology and phonetics, with which I can assist my pupils to acquire efficient communicative skills in their target language.Trained and qualified to teach English at junior and senior high schools in Japan. Over the last 5 years I have given Japanese tuition to various age groups ranging from primary school to those at higher education in the UK.


Name: Satomi Kawai
Location: Central London, South London and Surrey
Email: satomi_kawai50[ at ]
Levels: Beginners to Advanced
Details: Japanese teacher with over 20 years' experience. Teach non-native employees at large Japanese firms in the City and have taught cabin crew for Japan Airlines, as well as preparing pupils for their JET programme.


Name: Yukiko Ishida
Location: South West : Christchurch, Bournemouth, Southampton
Email: genki181[ at ]
Levels: Beginners, GCSE, Business
Details: Last 10 years on and off. University of Southampton New College for 1 year. Dorset Adult Learning for 3 years.


Name: James Ford
Location: South West Bristol
Email: james_ford777[ at ]
Phone: 07538 380462
Levels: Intermediate
Details: Spent around 18 months in Japan


Name: Megumi Booker
Location: South West Bristol
Email: uk.nihongo[ at ]
Phone: 01179114932
Levels: All (especially complete beginner- intermediate)
Details: MA - Nagoya University. BA - Kyoto University of Foreign Studies. Japanese Teaching Certificate from EII Japanese Language Centre, Nagoya. Teaching internship at Educational Information College Ltd., London. Private tutor since 2006. Part-time lecturer at University of the West of England since 2007.


Name: Miyuki Taylor
Location: South East : South and Central London, Surrey, South West London
Email: miyukl.taylor[ at ]
Phone: 020 8393 7778
Levels: Beginners, Intermediate, GCSE, A levels
Details: BA in Social Science. Certificate in teaching Japanese as a foreign language/Japanese Saturday School (Hoshuko). Certificate in Teaching Japanese (SOAS, University of London ). Currently teaching Japanese at International School of London in Surrey and at Japanese Saturday School. Private tuitions for GCSE, AS and A2 as well as other various levels to suite each individual or group requirements.


Name: Hiromi Stevens
Location: Kent (mainly Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge and Sevenoaks)
Email: hiromistevens[ at ]
Levels: All levels - Beginners, GCSE, AS, A2, JLPT
Details: BA in English Language and Literature, QTS, Advanced Certificate in Education. Have experience teaching at Grammar school for 3 years (Y7 - Y13), Tonbridge School and Adult Education.


Name: Asami Nishimura
Location: South East : Brighton & Hove, Lewis
Email: japaneselinguisticservice[ at ] 
Levels: All levels including GCSE and A level.
Details: Associate tutor at University of Sussex with over 10 years of teaching experience. Certificate in Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language, CELTA, MA in Creative Writing, Sussex Uni. MA in English literature, Ochanomizu Uni


Name: Iku Nishikawa
Location: South: Oxford
Email: iku.nishikawa.jap[ at ]
Phone: 07906 236547
Levels: GCSE, A' level, Conversation, Business
Details: BA Japanese language tuition. 10 years experience in Oxford for international colleges and private schools up to A level. Beginner to Business Japanese private lessons. On-line lessons with Skype.


Name: Mariko Naish
Location: South East Newbury, Berkshire
Email: n_mariko4[ at ]
Levels: All levels, especially beginner and intermediate
Details: BA degree. TOEIC (750). IELTS (6). Diploma in French and British cuisine. EII Japanese Language Centre Level 2 Diploma (Japanese Language Teacher Certificate). Taught private and group lessons at EII Japanese Language Center in Yokohama (Jan - Oct 2006). Currently teaching private and business classes in Newbury, Berkshire.


Name: Mari Miyao-Cadiou
Location: South East Berkshire
Email: marimyo[ at ]
Levels: All
Details: Four months in group lessons in language school/NAFL Japanese Language Instructors Qualification Program


Name: Mitsuko Masumoto
Location: South East : Berkshire, Buckinghamshire
Phone: 01628 478537
Levels: All levels
Details: Soka University (correspondence course), BA degree (Education Department). Taught at public schools: Wycombe Abbey, Papplewick School


Name: Chieko Kuribara
Location: South East, East and East of London (The areas along the One railway line between London Liverpool Street station and Cambridge, and also Ware and Hertford)
Email: ckuribara[ at ]
Levels: Beginner to Intermediate levels
Details: BA in English & American Literature and Linguistics, MA in Linguistics, Ph.D. in Second Language Acquisition. Fluent in both Japanese and English. Teaching experience at the level of secondary and higher education, as well as in the private tuition context. I also offer online lessons via Skype.


Name: Hiroko Kato
Location: South East London, Surrey, Kent
Email: hiroko.katokk[ at ]
Phone: 020 8657 3347
Levels: All levels, business or daily, GCSE or A-level, JLPT
Details: UCLES Certificate for teaching JapaneseUCLES English Proficiency. Private teaching, Teaching at schools and companies


Name: Yukiko Isono
Location: South East Cambridge
Email: yukiko.isono[ at ]
Phone: 01223 242430
Levels: Beginner to Advanced
Details: 30 years teaching in UK. Author : BBC ""TALK JAPANESE"" BA Japanese language and literature.Teaching qualification in Japanese modern and classical for high school


Name: Mami Howard
Location: South East : Buckinghamshire
Email: funjapanese[ at ]
Levels: All Levels. Lessons are designed around individual needs and level.
Details: Completed teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language course from a University in Japan. Taught at Panasonic, Toshiba, other Japanese companies, several adult education colleges and Queen Mary College.


Name: Rhi Furlonger
Location: South East Guildford & Woking
Email: rhi.harwood[ at ]
Levels: Japanese up to A2. Website: Http://
Details: BA Hons German & Japanese. PGCE Secondary Education MFL. Qualified teacher and head of Japanese department for 2 years.


Name: Yoko Hart
Location: South East : Between East Surrey (Dorking), Kent (Sevenoaks) and West Sussex (East Grinstead)
Email: yokoizawa8[ at ]
Levels: Complete beginner to Advanced. GCSE, A Level, JLPT and IB Language A and ab initio.Tailor-made lessons.
Details: Cambridge post graduate Certificate/ Private Tutoring for all levels specified. All students achieved higher or the highest grades from scratch or within a short period of learning. Teaching GCSE, A Level, IB and Japanese Culture at private schools since 2004.


Name: Michiko Dunford
Location: South East Brighton
Email: michimichi551[ at ]
Levels: Beginner to intermediate
Details: Japanese Teacher Traing Course Stage 1, SOAS 2006 Private teaching experience.


Name: Michiko Thornton
Location: London / South London and Surrey
Email: kondo_thornton[ at ]
Levels: Beginners to Advanced
Details: BA in English LiteratureCambridge Certificate Training Course/Euro-Japanese Exchange Foundation Training CourseTaught at Japanese School, London (1988-1993)Euro-Japanese Exchange Foundation (1993-1999)Prepared students for Japanese Proficiency Test, GCSE, A levelsThames Valley University Evening Classes (1993-2001)


Name: Riko Sherratt
Location: London / South London, Middlesex, Worthing (W. Sussex)
Phone: 020 8993 9505
Levels: Any level incl. University degree, AS, AII, IB, FLAW. Also practical teaching methods for teacher training courses.
Details: SOAS, the London Institute, Hockerhill Anglo-European School Experience: 18 years, SOAS University of London Teaching BA, F.C.O. Diplomatic Staff, Daiwa Scholar.Now, London Institute, and AS, AII, IB etcQualifications: BA (English Literature) and Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language


Name: Keiko Saisho
Location: London, South West London, Central London
Email: keikomax[ at ]
Levels: Beginners - Advanced. GCSE, A-Level, JLPT any level
Details: Diploma in teaching Japanese as a foreign language/as first language. Currently teaching privately and in schools.


Name: Noriko Madsen
Location: London / South Surrey and London
Email: norikomadsen[ at ]
Phone: 07863332935
Levels: All levels
Details: Japanese Teacher certificate from University of Cambridge.


Name: Kimiko Avins
Location: London, South London, Croydon, Surrey, Kent
Email: kimiko_avins[ at ]
Details: BA in Japanese, EJEF teaching course. Teaching Japanese at high school in Japan and UK college for GCSE and A Level. Business Japanese to groups and individuals. Private tuition - GCSE, A level, proficiency test.


Name: Mie Yamashita
Location: London near N16, City, Islington/ Can visit your company or house
Email: burugari_2001[ at ]
Phone: 07729 930 916
Levels: Complete beginners to JLPT Level 1
Details: Japanese teacher training course at Euro Japanese Exchange Foundation for one year. Have been working for the school since 1997. Individual and group lessons for children to adults.


Name: Junko Tsurubuchi
Location: West London, North West London and Berkshire (Between Ealing and Slough)
Email: junkolondon[ at ]
Phone: 07778 602633
Levels: Beginner - Advanced; GCSE, A Level, IB Japanese, JLPT and business Japanese
Details: MA in Education (Waseda University, Tokyo), MA in Applied Linguistics (Goldsmiths College, University of London), Certificate in Teaching Japanese (SOAS, University of London). Level 4 Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (University of Cambridge). Currently teaching Japanese GCSE and A-level in four schools.


Name: Matt Taylor
Location: London
Email: matt.taylor[ at ]
Levels: Beginners to average
Details: Qualified Teacher in Japanese - Major at university and teaching certificate with 10 years experience in teaching.


Name: Kuniko Tamai
Location: Greater London & Surrey
Email: hrn86048[ at ]
Phone: 07763 381 325
Levels: Any levels and age: from beginners to advanced, Business, Culture, Literature, history and JLPT Course
Details: BA (Japanese literature, Culture) and Certificate in Teaching Japanese as a foreign language. 1.5 years at a Language School, Private Tutoring for 15 years in London, having a large variety of pupils; Business Japanese (to bankers, Diplomats, Lawyers s and so on) in the City for 15years, little children whose Japanese are the first or second language. Also available skype lesson.


Name: Takayuki Takaku
Location: London
Email: world_fancy[ at ]
Phone: 07789 540746
Levels: Any levels
Details: I have successfully finished a Postgraduate Diploma course in teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language. I can teach any levels and any ages. I have experience teaching in a school, adults and as a private tutor.


Name: Eriko Suzuki
Location: London
Email: erikosuzuki[ at ]
Levels: All Levels/Age Groups, GCSE, A-Level, Business Japanese
Details: (1) A Diploma in Teaching Japanese (UCLES), an MA in Education from Roehampton University, a Certificate of Japanese Language Teaching Competency Test authorised by Japanese Minister of Education. (2) I have been teaching at a British Secondary (GCSE & A-Level) since 2003 as well as providing private classes to various individuals and small groups (including diplomats at Foreign and Commonwealth Office, professional business people, a curator at the British Library). (3) I am also involved in various cultural events (calligraphy, kimono, tea ceremony etc.) at schools and various places. (4) I use both traditional methods and creative methods (using Manga, Anime, films etc). I enjoy making informative, useful and original materials for my students. (5) Please see my HOMEPAGE:


Name: Akemi Solloway
Location: London & TW area
Email: akemi[ at ]
Phone: 07966 250852
Levels: All levels - Children and adults, including advanced and diplomatic.
Details: All levels - Children and adults, including advanced and diplomatic Kyoin Menkyo (Japanese teaching qualification), fourteen years teaching in Japan and ten years teaching in the UK. Expert in Keigo (formal Japanese) and lecturer on Japanese culture (tea ceremonies, kimonos, bushido etc) for universities and museums. Setting and marking examinations for business people, diplomats, academics and artists. On the staff of an independant secondary school. Teaching language using Anime.


Name: Yoshiko Robbie
Location: London
Email: neilrobbie[ at ]
Phone: 020 8878 1631
Details: All levels, business, academic, including Japanese Proficiency Test Preparation 4, 3, 2, 1 15 years experience teaching Japanese in Japan and England. Graduate of Waseda University and hold trading license of English and Japanese


Name: Yumi Penrose
Location: London: Notting Hill / Bayswater
Email: yumipenrose[ at ]
Levels: Any levels for any purpose or for a hobby
Details: '420-hour' Japanese Tutor's Course certificate for teaching Japanese, Cambridge CELTA for teaching English, BA in Business. Excellent teacher with long experience and a good sense of humour. Parental experience of a teenager. Lessons for age 13+


Name: Satoru Otsuka
Location: London North & West London
Email:[ at ]
Levels: Beginner - Advanced Adult
Details: Graduate Diploma in Language Teaching (Japanese)


Name: Reiko Okamura
Location: London: South-West or Central London
Email: reiko.okamura[ at ]
Levels: From beginner ro fluent speaker
Details: 13 years experience


Name: Kimiko Okamoto
Location: Greater London
Email: okimi20[ at ]
Levels: All levels
Details: Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language


Name: Hiroki Ofuna
Location: London All areas
Email: grandegrange[ at ]
Levels: GCSE, AS, A2, JLPT (1-4), general conversation
Details: BA (Linguistics), Waseda University Postgraduate Diploma in teaching Japanese Currently teaching GCSE in a secondary schol , AS and A2 in a private school, general conversation courses in a language school and kokugo and English in a private schoool.


Name: Yuiko Nakagawa
Location: London Central London
Email: yuiko0722[ at ]
Phone: 09079 6060 888
Levels: All levels: GCSE, A-level; JLPT 1-4, group and private tuition, business
Details: All levels: GCSE, A-level; JLPT 1-4, group and private tuition, business Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language (UCLES). Secondary school/Primary School/Language College/ Business Classes teaching experience.


Name: Yukiko Naganuma
Location: London
Email: yuna44brit[ at ]
Levels: Beginner to business level
Details: MA in Language Learning and Japanese Language Teaching. Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language. More than ten years of business experience. Broad knowledge about Japanese entertainment (anime, music, games, etc)


Name: Mitsuyo McCarthy
Location: London zone 1 and 2
Phone: 07968 956 933
Levels: Complete beginner to advanced level
Details: South Thames College TutorJapanese Education Teachers SocietyLinguarama Certificate in teaching Japanese. Private tutoring for groups and individuals.


Name: Yasuko Lockett
Location: London (Central.South East), Kent
Phone: 020 8297 3173
Levels: All
Details: Dartford Grammar School for Boys (95-98) Private tutor for all levels and agesJapanese Teacher Training Certification, SOASB.A LawCertified classroom assistant and teacher assistant.


Name: Kazuko Gibson Koike
Location: London: NW, N, SE, SW, W London, HA8, HA9 and Herts, Bucks (within 30 min drive)
Email: info[ at ]
Phone: 0208-958-9166
Levels: All levels, GCSE, A-level, JLPT 1-4, intensive course for 1-3 weeks
Details: Qualifications: Cambridge UCLES Japanese Teaching Diploma, Practical English Test 1st grade Experience: 20 years Japanese teaching/tutoring for business people, Adult Education, GCSE/A-level and special interests in Japan. All lessons are tailor-made. Web-site:


Name: Chikako Kaneko
Location: London
Email: cchikako2001[ at ]
Phone: 0161 7736211
Levels: Any level
Details: Currently teaching in a college.


Name: Katsuko Ishiguro
Location: London, Herts
Email: katsukois30[ at ]
Phone: 07835 120797
Levels: All levels
Details: UCLES Certificate. Taught Japanese and music at Palmers Green High School, Farrington and Stratford House Senior School, Salcombe Primary School, Sumner Primary School Hampstead Hill School and Institute of International Education in London.


Name: Noriyuki Ishibashi
Location: London
Email: i.noriyuki[ at ]
Phone: 07758 223 290
Levels: All levels
Details: Passed Japanese Language Teaching Competency test in 1999, 6 years experience as a private tutor.


Name: Hironori Inoue
Location: London
Email: charlotto_hiro[ at ]
Phone: 07951 898598
Levels: All levels
Details: Postgraduate Diploma of Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language.


Name: Hiroko Inaba
Location: London West or South West
Phone: 020-8840-8554
Levels: Beginners
Details: Soka University Japanese Teaching Course (4 years) - correspondence course.


Name: Dr. Noriko Hikima
Location: South-West London
Email: norikohikima[ at ]
Phone: 07766457076
Levels: All, extensive level (discussing politics etc), business Japanese, survival Japanese (20 hours lessons or one day 3 hours lesson) with cultural awareness, JLPT preparations
Details: 10 years teaching experience, currently teaching at the House of Commons and Ministries. PhD. Applied Linguistics (Second Language Acquisition)


Name: Akemi Graham
Location: South West London, Central London
Email: akemigraham[ at ]
Phone: 020 8892 7062
Levels: Any
Details: BA in Japanese Literature from Waseda University in Tokyo, MBA in USA. Taught at a US university for 2 years, private tuition in UK for 20 years.


Name: Atsuko Foynes
Location: London: West
Email: afoynes[ at ]
Levels: All levels
Details: BA and Diploma in Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language.


Name: Asami Downey
Location: London
Email: nihongosorted[ at ]
Levels: All levels
Details: Certificate in teaching Japanese language. Offering Japanese tuition privately, and with school, university and business clients, at all levels and to all ages. Extensive experience. Also work as translator and interpreter


Name: Kelly Davis
Location: London: Zones 1-3
Email:[ at ]
Levels: Any level ok
Details: Over 15 years of Japanese teaching experience. Fluent in English and Japanese. Have taught in Tokyo, NYC and London at Berlitz, and at other international companies as an in-house instructor (for example: Sony, Canon, Mitsubishi, Coca-Cola, Panasonic, etc). Have taught various age groups and levels, conversational classes, business classes, one-to-one classes, as well as, larger group classes.


Name: Masayo Dalgleish
Location: London , North
Email: masayod10[ at ]
Phone: 020 8449 8631
Levels: All Levels
Details: UCLES Certificate (2002) I have been giving private tuition to adults and young people since 2002.


Name: Naoko Adachi
Location: North London
Email: nc[ at ]
Levels: All levels
Details: Completed SOAS Teacher Training Course. Taught Japanese and Japanese culture at a FE college and secondary schools.


Name: Enise Gerin Arca
Location: London, Reading
Email: enisegerin[ at ]
Phone: 07860908210
Levels: Beginners to Advanced
Details: Graduate of Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University - Japanese Language Education Department (1998-2003). Researcher at Japan-Okayama University, Comprehensive Language Studies Department Faculty of Arts (2003-2004). Japanese Language Proficiency Test level 1.


Name: Keiko Araki
Location: London
Email: arakinkin45[ at ]
Phone: 07983 948636
Levels: All levels, in particular beginner level and survival Japanese
Details: MA in language learning and Japanese language teaching / I'm currently teaching Japanese at an English secondary school. I've taught Japanese at the BBC several times.


Name: Nana Arai
Location: London Zones 1-3
Email: mint.nana[ at ]
Phone: 07942 058266
Levels: Complete beginner - advanced level (Any level)
Details: Recently completed the Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language. As part of the course, taught Japanese to pupils aged 13-16 and adults aged 18 - 70. Has also taught adults privately.


Name: Yuko Agata
Location: London
Email: yukoagata[ at ]
Phone: 07866 274381
Levels: All Levels (JLPT 4, 3, 2, GCSE, AS A Level, Business)
Details: Beginner to advanced/secondary to college and business. SOAS Stage II. University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate International Examinations.