Japanese 日本語

Want to learn Japanese?
You’re in the right place!

Whether you’re starting from scratch or trying to pick up where you left off previously, our language lessons are customized to your needs and goals in order to help provide the best environment for success. Together we can form a plan of what will benefit you the most!
We offer Japanese lessons to all ages and all levels from beginner to advanced. We also offer tutoring for K-12 and university level Japanese language classes. We have special programs for heritage speakers, and special training for business professional language use. We also offer cultural advising for those moving overseas and local cultural experiences for those who want to learn more about Japanese culture. 

Some points that can be included in your lessons:

  • Learning the 3 Japanese writing systems: Hiragana, Katakana, and Kanji
  • Reading and writing
  • Speaking
  • Listening
  • Conversation
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Academic and essay-writing
  • Culture
  • Extra tutoring for your school language course
  • Business related Japanese
  • Japanese pop culture

Like all our language lessons, we work with you to create a schedule that works for you and customize our lesson plans to your needs!

Our usual price is $40 per hour.
Pre-paid Package deals:
10 hours: $380
20 hours: $720

We are currently offering a special for online lessons for new students:
Pre-paid package of 20 hours: $600
Pre-paid package of 10 hours: $325
$35/hour paid at the beginning of each month.

Email: LaurensLanguageLessons@gmail.com
Call: 281-301-0570 (Leave a message if no answer)
Text, SMS, KakaoTalk, WhatsApp, Line: 281-433-5659

Meet our Japanese Teachers:


Megumi is a native speaker of Japanese from Japan. She earned a BA in English Literature from Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto and later got her certification in teaching English along with her certification in teaching Japanese as a Second Language. 

Megumi has more than 15 years of experience working for various companies including Hewlett Packard and Tyco Healthcare doing English/Japanese and Japanese/English translation.

Megumi worked as an ESL instructor for several years before turning to online Japanese tutoring and teaching. She has been working on various online platforms since 2015 to offer customized and personalized tutoring to a variety of ages and levels of students learning Japanese language and culture.


Tamaki is a native Japanese speaker originally from Japan.She has a BA of Language and culture from Osaka University of Foreign Studies, a BA in Developmental Psychology from Kobe University, and a MA in Russian and Developmental Psychology from Kobe University. She also holds a certification in Teaching Japanese as a Second Language.

Tamaki worked as an adjunct professor at colleges and a university teaching classes related to developmental psychology, psychology of development disability, and child speech and language development. She also worked as a counselor to parents of children with special needs. Tamaki also spent several years teaching Russian classes at the Russia Association of Hyogo. After moving to the United States several years ago, she began teaching Japanese language classes for college students at Lewis University in Illinois and Japanese classes for adults in the continuing education program of the College of DuPage.

Tamaki continues her work with Lewis University and the College of DuPage by teaching online Japanese classes while offering private tutoring on the side via Zoom and Skype.