We match up language partners in Tokyo/Yokohama/Online area
Please apply for our service through the application form at the bottom of this page.
We match up language exchange partners near your station in Tokyo/Yokohama area as per your requests below.
language partner's area
language partner's available time
language partner's gender/age,etc
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.
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 ⇒ 3,000yen.
E-textbooks for language exchange
We are regularly displaying our E-textbooks on our website. We hope our textbooks will help you to do the language exchange and learn Japanese from your language partner(This is the optional service. If you like, please use our E-textbooks)
①Vocabulary with online flash cards
②Japanese pattern with free video lessons
③Role play conversation with useful expressions
④Topic conversation practice
language exchange's type
Please select language partner's type below on the application form at the bottom of this page. If you like, you can select both partner's type
Serious language partner(focus on learning) who is serious about learning and teaching, so you can improve your Japanese language skills through the language exchange with this language partner. This partner is happy to help you to achieve your learning targets.
Chatting language partner(focus on enjoying talking/chatting). We recommend this partner to those who like to enjoy conversation and make language exchange friends.
I am Taro Koyanagi/manager at the Learning Catchball. I have managed Japanese language school in Tokyo and I started up language partners introduction service in 2009 to help more people to learn Japanese.
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.
Online Japanese tutor
If you like, we can introduce you online Japanese tutor for free,too. You can learn Japanese more systematically.
online private lesson
Number of students
private(1 on 1)
2500 yen for 60 minutes
2000 yen for 45 minutes
1500 yen for 30 minutes
Please select online tutor at the application form below
Online speaking lesson
Online JLPT lesson N1～N5
※After we accept your application, we ask you about your requests in detail by email. Our e-mail(firstname.lastname@example.org) is sometimes misclassified as spam. So please check your E-mail regularly.
Your personal information is not open to the public.
Please note that depending on your conditions/requests, it takes time to arrange language partners or we can not arrange language partners for you.