I am Taro Koyanagi, in charge of the Learning Catchball. I was manager at Japanese language school in Tokyo and started up this service to help people to learn Japanese.
Online group lesson
We are offering JLPT N3 and N4 and N5 level group class
Online private lesson
We introduce you online Japanese teachers who offer you private lesson.
Language exchange lesson
You can learn Japanese for free, in return you need to teach English
You can expect to improve your Japanese speaking and grammar skills
Basic Japanese speaking lesson(homework)
This basic Japanese lesson is for people who like to improve their Japanese speaking and grammar skills.
※This is not interactive lesson, but homework lesson.
1 minute speech(composition) × 2 topics
You need to record your speech and submit the voice data through the submission form. You need to keep the voice data within 1 minute
If you like us to check and correct your composition(text), then you can submit by text(within the 200 words limit)
Free trial lesson
At first you can take a free trial lesson. We would like you to see if this lesson is helpful for you or not. You can apply for the trial lesson through the application form at the bottom of this page.
We Japanese teachers check your speech(voice) / composition(text)) and correct them to more natural Japanese.
This week speech topic
What do you like to do in Japan?
About your job
You can refer to the learning materials before you try to make a speech(composition).
Monthly course : You can sign up for basic Japanese lessons monthly. At the end of the month, you can decide to continue the lesson or not.
Step①：Receive Japanese topics
We send you Japanese topics every Monday
Step②：Send us your speech/composition
Please send your speech(composition) to us through the submission form by 20:00 on Thursday.
If the due date has passed, we can't give feedback about your sentences and speech to you and refund the fees to you.
We Japanese teachers check your speech/composition and correct them to more natural Japanese. You can check your Japanese strong and weak points and expect to improve your Japanese speaking/grammar skills.
Sample feedback for 1 minute speech. When we give this feedback to you as follows, we send you the voice data corrected by Japanese teacher.
Please submit the application form for a free trial lesson at the bottom of this page.
StepⅠ:Trial lesson(0 yen)
After we accept your application, we send you the URL for the trial lesson.
1 minute speech(composition) × 1 topic
After you send us your speech/composition, we give feedback to you. You need to submit your speech/composition within 3 days after we send you.
StepⅢ: Apply for regular course or not
Please decide to apply for regular basic Japanese course or not after the trial lesson.
Application form for a trial lesson
We will reply to you by email within 24 hours after we get your application to confirm your application. Our email(firstname.lastname@example.org) is sometimes misclassified as spam. So please check the spam box when you don't get a reply from us.
※After you fill in the blank,please click the Confirm above.
※After you click the Confirm and check your information,please click the Send .