Hi, everyone:)♡ I am Ayana. I live in Osaka.
In my spare time, I do workout, listen to music and cooking Japanese food.
According to my students, I'm always cheerful and easy to talk to:)
So, don't hesitate to contact me☆
Me as a Teacher
I have been working as a professional Japanese teacher for 6 years.
I have taught Japanese to students from beginner level to advanced level.
Teaching Japanese is my passion and I enjoy sharing ideas with my students.
Since I also love learning languages, I studied English Literature at university and got teaching certificate of English. So, if you cannot speak Japanese, that's OK.
I can teach Japanese in English. Let's start the language journey together with me:)
My lessons & teaching style
*I occasionally accept new students.
So, if you are interested in my lesson, I suggest you to book my trial lesson:)
My motto is to make my students satisfied with my lesson in which you can take advantage of one to one lesson. I want you to get confidence in having communication using Japanese:)
According to italki policy, students CANNOT CANCEL the lesson WITHIN 24 HOURS.
Students need to pay the lesson fee even if the student doesn’t attend the lesson.
If it’s impossible to attend because of emergency situation, please let me know before lesson starts. In that case, we will figure out the solution together. Thank you for your understanding :)
My teaching material
Articles and news
90 lessons completed
✿Free topic conversation【A2-C2】
A2 - C2Conversation Practice477 lessons completed
✿Textbook lesson for beginner (GENKI) 【A1, A2】
A1 - A2General711 lessons completed
✿ Textbook Lesson for Intermediate (日本語カルテット) 【B1】
B1General52 lessons completed
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82 Japanese lessons
I've been really impressed by Ayana. I initially started online lessons while I was unable to go to Japanese school during the Covid pandemic. But I soon realised that I get so much more out of every lesson I do with Ayana than at the school. So I have been continuing my journey with her every since.
Ayana really pays attention to my personal strengths and weaknesses and adapts to the style of learning that suits me best. She's really easy going and creates a very comfortable environment. I always feel my Japanese improving after every lesson.
She's a very capable teacher and above that, she has become a good friend as well!
Jul 27, 2023
67 Japanese lessons
I’ve now been having lessons with Ayana-sensei once a week for over a year now and I can wholeheartedly say that it’s been a wonderful experience. Each lesson has been an important stepping stone on my journey to be fluent in Japanese. Ayana-sensei patiently guided me in transforming my book knowledge of Japanese into a competent speaking ability. At the start, I could barely string together half a sentence during conversations but now I can construct (mostly) grammatically correct sentences and express my opinions and thoughts during conversations. Ayana-sensei's biggest strength is her kindness and will go the extra mile to prepare interesting topics to discuss each week and makes sure to remember things about her students to follow up on conversations. If you’re looking for someone to start your Japanese journey with or improve your conversational ability, Ayana-sensei has the English ability to help when needed and the teaching experience to make it happen. Strongly recommend!
Jul 19, 2023
46 Japanese lessons
If you are maybe a bit like me and feeling anxious about talking to someone you don't know in a language you can't really speak, I can wholly recommend taking a lesson with Ayana-Sensei.
From the get go she was very warm, welcoming and easy to talk to. Lessons are an interesting dialogue where I learn not only about the Japanese language, but also culture and customs.
Likewise, Ayana-Sensei seems to take a sincere interest in the dialogue and it feels less like a traditional lesson and more like an enjoyable chat.
Should a point be unclear in Japanese, Ayana-Sensei's excellent English can help out.
While this is my first experience with a language tutor, I am more than happy, and can recommend trying a lesson with Ayana-Sensei to everyone, especially if you're feeling shy and anxious about it.
May 1, 2023
1 Japanese lesson
i had a really good experience with this trial lesson! ayana was super sweet! ありがとうございます！
Sep 30, 2023
2 Japanese lessons
Class number 2 with Ayana-sensei completed and I'm looking forward to the next one! Our call flew by! It felt like talking to a friend. She taught me several new things and her patience helped break my nervousness. Thank you sensei! See you soon. :D
Sep 30, 2023
20 Japanese lessons
Ayana always keeps lessons fun and has the patience of a saint. She is able to explain things in a clear and concise way, as well as always open to providing materials for subjects that I ask for.