Japanese teacher Maki


Professional Teacher
Chinese (Mandarin)
Japanese tutor for JLPT/Conversation/ Grammar from beginner level
From United KingdomLiving in Other, Japan (17:05 UTC+09:00)
About Me
italki teacher since Sep 24, 2021
Interest topicFoodFilms & TV SeriesTravel
【Podcast】 Maki's Nihongo Podcast >> Please find me on Spotify! 【Instagram】@japanese_foryou ( Grammar, vocabulary and Kanji quizzes & tips!) Hi everyone! I’m Maki from Japan and I was raised in Shizuoka where is famous for Mt. Fuji. While teaching Japanese, I have worked as a travel coordinator to help local people go to Japan in New Zealand for 3 years. After moving to England, my career as a tutor has been expanded. Currently I live in Japan and I am so excited to share current events in Japan with you. I’m also specialised to introduce you not only languages but Japanese culture or tips to travel in Japan!

Japanese Lessons

Trial Lesson
74 lessons completed
USD 10.00+
Conversational Japanese 【Beginner】
A1 -  B1

Conversation Practice

372 lessons completed
USD 25.00+
Package with 4% off
Conversational Japanese 【Intermediate and Advanced】
B2 -  C1

Conversation Practice

226 lessons completed
USD 25.00+
Package with 4% off
★Popular Lesson★ General Japanese for all levels!
A1 -  C1


991 lessons completed
USD 25.00
Package with 4% off
JLPT Preparation Course ( N5~N1)
A1 -  C1

Test Preparation

119 lessons completed
USD 27.00
Package with 7% off


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96 Reviews

Student Mia Lovering
Mia Lovering
27 Japanese lessons
Teacher’s pick
I’ve been taking lessons with Maki for a while now and she’s been absolutely lovely and extremely patient. I feel like I have improved in my speaking ability quite a bit since I started taking lessons with Maki. I feel more confident to actually try even if I make many mistakes trying. Maki is highly patient even when I stutter or take a while to make the sentence. She’s also very encouraging and it makes me want to continue to try harder and improve more. At times I have days where I struggle to speak more than others for some reason but Maki simply encourages and is really patient with me. I’ve also learnt a lot with her grammar wise. She explains the grammar points in a way that is easy to understand. Some grammar structures that I used to struggle with have been made so much clearer by Maki’s explanations as well a the speaking practices. I’m very grateful to have found such a lovely tutor and well worth the money :)))
May 21, 2024
Student Stephen
54 Japanese lessons
Teacher’s pick
I highly recommend Maki as a teacher. Maki's kindness and patience make every lesson enjoyable and comfortable. Her preparedness and excellent teaching materials ensure that each session is productive and engaging. Maki strikes the perfect balance between practical conversation and grammar, making learning enjoyable and effective. With her guidance, I feel that I will be confident and well-prepared for the JLPT N4 exam. Maki's dedication to covering all exam materials has been invaluable, and I consider myself fortunate to have her as my teacher.
Sep 21, 2023
Student Dan Lambton-Howard
Dan Lambton-Howard
44 Japanese lessons
Teacher’s pick
I really enjoy Maki's lessons. I learn a lot, and the relaxed atmosphere makes me feel more confident to speak even if I make mistakes. Maki is a patient and flexible teacher who matches the lesson content to your learning and interests. I am very much looking forward to my next lesson!
Nov 4, 2022
Student Joanne Taylor
Joanne Taylor
37 Japanese lessons
We talked about travel and tourism, and reviewed my writing homework. I was able to notice and correct small grammar mistakes, and review specific vocabulary. The lesson was extremely useful as it integrated all four skills in a motivating and tailored way. ありがとうございます。
Jul 16, 2024
Student Joanne Taylor
Joanne Taylor
37 Japanese lessons
Maki Sensei is always upbeat, patient and kind, so I feel comfortable making mistakes and learning from them. I enjoy the lesson immensely and always look forward to the next one. Thank you!
Jun 27, 2024
Student TheSmallOne
35 Japanese lessons
Maki is the best Japanese teacher thank you so much! I highly recommend
Jun 20, 2024
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