What's the Learning Catchball?
Message from managing director
I am Taro Koyanagi at Learning Catchball. We started up our service in 2009 to help people to learn Japanese. Let's learn Japanese with us!
Learning Catchball's history
|2009/08||We started up language exchange partner's introduction service. We have 2214 members(2021/3) .|
|2013/01||We started up Meet up Japanese tutor's introduction service|
|2019/01||We started a youtube channel and have been streaming free Japanese lesson video|
|2019/04||We started up Online Japanese tutor's introduction service.|
|2021/04||We will open online Japanese conversation school(classes)|
①Language exchange lesson
②Online Japanese lesson
①Language exchange lesson at cafe/online
- We introduce you serious language partners who can help you to improve your Japanese speaking skills through the language exchange.
You can learn Japanese for free!
Your language partner helps you to learn Japanese!
- Our Japanese members are serious about learning and teaching and happy to help you to achieve your goal,so many members are satisfied with the language exchange with our Japanese members.
language exchange lessons's fee
- You can learn Japanese from our Japanese member for free, in return you need to teach your language to our Japanese member for free.
|Application fee||0 yen|
|Lesson fee||0 yen|
|Introduction fee||refer to the following|
- Introduction fee:
Native English speakers/Native level ⇒
０yen.It is not difficult to match up with our Japanese members.
People with experience teaching English ⇒
０yen.It is not difficult to match up with our Japanese members.
Non native English speakers/no experience teaching English ⇒
Step to find your language partner?
StepⅠ:After we receive your application/contact, we arrange language exchange partners for you who meet your requests.
StepⅡ:After you agree with the language partner's conditions, we forward the language partner's email address to you.
StepⅢ:You can take a trial lesson and decide to do the language exchange with the language partner or not.
- ※In case you like another language partner, then we will arrange another language partner for you.
- ※Please note that if we judge you are less motivated to learn Japanese language,we can not provide you with our language exchange partner's introduction service.
- ※Before sharing your email address with our Japanese members,you can ask our Japanese members about your requests and check their lesson(language exchange) conditions through us(staff at the Learning Catchball). We never share your email address with our Japanese members without your agreement.
②Online personalized Japanese lessons
Free trial lesson available!
We introduce online certified Japanese tutors for free!
- Our online Japanese tutors are all native Japanese speakers and certified Japanese Teachers.
- You can apply for our service through the application form at the bottom of this page.
Online tutor's good points
①Personalized online lessons
- Our online Japanese tutors offer you personalized lessons according to your requests and targets to learn Japanese,so you can learn what you like/need to learn.
②Flexible lesson time
- Our online Japanese tutors offer you online lessons according to your available time, so you can learn Japanese at your pace when you like/need to learn.
Online certified Japanese tutors!
|lesson course||Lesson fee|
|30 minutes lesson||1500yen|
|45 minutes lesson||2000yen|
|60 minutes lesson||2500yen|
Free trial lesson
- You can take a free trial lesson before you decide to take the tutor's regular online lesson or not.
- Your tutor arranges a free trial lesson according to your targets to learn Japanese and guide you about lesson plan at the trial lesson.
- After the trial lesson, if you like to try another online tutor, then we will arrange another one for free.
Japanese language level
- Your online tutor helps you to improve your Japanese language skills to your target level!
| 1(Entry)||To read Hiragana and Katakana and some Kanji|
|2(beginner)||To make short sentences with basic Japanese patterns|
| 3(N5)||To introduce yourself and answer the questions about yourself|
|4(N5-N4)||To do an exchange of conversation during your journey|
|5(N4)||To explain your feeling and the reason|
|6(N4-N3)||To make s short speech about something you have an interest in|
|7(N3)||To talk about something with your friends/put your opinion into words|
|8(N3-N2)||To use polite words and broken words depending on the situation|
|9(N2)||To take a job interview and explain your requests or experiences|
|10(N2-N1)||To explain the sequence or cause of events about something unexpected|
|11(N1-business)||To present a paper/give a presentation in a business situation|
|12(Native)||To state your opinions logically when you have a debate/convey subtle nuances|
StepⅠ:Please apply for our service through the application form at the bottom of this page.
StepⅡ:We arrange online Japanese tutor for you who meets your requests. After you check the tutor's profile and like to take the tutor's trial lesson, we forward the tutor's email address or skype ID or zoom ID to you.
StepⅢ:Trial lesson(for free)
StepⅢ:You can take a trial lesson for 20minutes. Your tutor will guide you about the lesson plan.
StepⅣ:Please decide to apply for the tutor's lesson or not after the trial lesson. If you like to try another tutor, then we will rearrange another tutor for you.
StepⅤ:If you decide to take the tutor's lesson, you need to pay lesson fees to your tutor's bank account.Basically you need to pay lesson fees monthly in advance
- Our service is to support each entry person find a Japanese private teacher and language exchange partner(learning partner).
- We(Learning Catchball) do not check each entry person's ID and do not take any responsibility for any troubles between
you and your teacher/language exchange partner(learning partner).
- We(Learning Catchball) can not be responsible for the truth of each entry information and the
quality of each entry person's character(personality).
- In case we(Learning Catchball) find your entry information is MLM business or false or illegal, we delete your entry.
- In case you cause damage on learning-catchball,we(Learning Catchball) do demand payment to you.
- In case you want to delete your entry information or withdraw from learning-catchball, please contact us soon.
- We can not accept applicants under the age of 18.
- Red mark=Required
- After we accept your application form, we ask you about your requests by email. Our e-mail(firstname.lastname@example.org) is sometimes misclassified as spam. So please check your E-mail regularly.
- Please select lesson fees from below
1500yen for 30minutes
2000yen for 45minutes
2500yen for 60minutes
- ※After you fill in the blank,please click the 確 認 above.
- ※After you click the 確 認 and check your information,please click the 送 信 .
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