We are Hanayoku Japanese Tutors.
Your Partner for Learning Japanese
Studying Japanese alone and feel stuck?
Need to practice speaking Japanese?
Our teachers are here to help.
Choose the right type of class to meet your learning goals.
Private Japanese Lessons
Just you and your teacher. Learn Japanese using a textbook or your preferred learning materials in a 1:1 class.
Learners of all levels, including Beginners, are welcome.
Learn Japanese in our weekly group classes.
Limited seats only: our small group classes of 2-6 students gives you more individual attention.
Take a look at our Beginner class.
Get the help you need, anytime, anywhere.
Our friendly teachers are here to help you perfect your Japanese.
Don't go alone. Our school advisors can advise you on the best way to learn, or even the ideal textbook for you.
Switch Up Lessons
Not every lesson has to be a textbook lesson. Try reading the news or have a conversation practice with your teacher.
Private Lessons can be re-scheduled up to 24 hours before to let you focus on your life's priorities rightaway.
Free Study Materials
Our students get access to our growing pool of free studying resources, such as weekly translated news articles.
Learn more effectively with our teachers
Meet Our Teachers
Hiro Sensei ひろ先生
Teaches Conversational, and Zero-based beginner class (in English). Also offers a daily blogging service for all her students!
Meet the rest of our teachers.
Whether you are looking for speaking practice, or JLPT exam preparation,
our certified teachers are ready to teach you.
Momo Sensei もも先生
Momo sensei is patient and helpful teacher who gives proper teaching at good pace. She makes sure that you can use the grammar and vocabulary learned properly by getting you to speak in different situations. The extra materials used for each lesson besides main textbook are also very useful. ありがとう先生！ -- Hoang N.
Naoko Sensei なおこ先生
She (Naoko sensei) is patient, accommodating and very professional. Willing to go extra mile for students. A strong thumbs up! -- Jaylen
Hiro Sensei ひろ先生
Hiro Sensei is a very cheerful and uplifting teacher! She maintains a good pace throughout the lesson while ensuring that all the content planned is covered thoroughly. I'm looking forward to more fun and engaging lessons with her! -- Ericia L.
Questions and Answers
We use popular online video meeting tools such as Zoom, Google Meet, or Jitsi. If you are taking a private lesson and you have a preferred meeting tool, you may let the teacher know in advance.
You are recommended to take a class in a quiet environment so that the teacher can hear you clearly.
Absolutely! Our teachers are used to teaching students from absolute beginners to students who are taking higher level proficiency exams.
Kick back, relax, and enjoy your lessons. Before you know it, you will become more comfortable with speaking Japanese.
By clicking on 'Book now', payment is not required and no payment information will be collected. We will work with you to find the right teacher or the right group class for your level and one who can fit your preferred learning schedule.
Once both you and your teacher have confirmed, an invoice will be sent over to you for payment to secure the booking.
Yes! Once you have made your payment, a group chat will be set up on our Discord community for your lesson with the teacher. Our staff will also be around to assist with any scheduling or administrative issues.
Our lessons are non-refundable. However, if you wish to switch teachers or take a break, we are happy to help.
If you need to reschedule your classes, we highly recommend to do so at least 24 hours before the next class. We understand that sometimes life throws a curveball at us, however multiple rescheduling without valid reasons might be deemed as no-show, with lesson(s) deducted.
For priavte lessons, one lesson is 50 minutes, so that our teachers can have a small break before their next lesson. If you would like to have longer lessons, please let us know. Our teachers may be able to accommodate that depending on their schedule.