Japanese 日本語

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

Through our group classes and private tutoring, whether you’re starting from scratch or trying to pick up where you left off previously, we’re here to help! 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. 
Upcoming Group Classes

Conversational Japanese for Beginners – Adults (Wednesday class)
Location: Online via Zoom
Level: Beginner
8 weeks / 12 class hours
Wednesdays 1.5 hours
8-9:30pm Eastern, 7-8:30pm Central, 6-7:30pm Mountain, 5-6:30pm Pacific
June 23 – August 11
Price: $190

Japanese for Beginners for Teens 13-18
Location: Online via Zoom
Level: Beginner
8 weeks / 16 hours
7:30-8:30pm Eastern, 6:30-7:30pm Central, 5:30-6:30pm Mountain, 4:30-5:30pm Pacific
June 21 – August 12
Price: $250

Private Lessons

Like all of our language lessons, we work with you to create a schedule and curriculum plan that works best for you!

$40 per hour paid at the beginning of each month
Pre-paid package deals:
10 hours: $380
20 hours: $720

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.