Individualized, Customized Learning Plans

Private lessons offer a tailor-made course designed especially for the needs and requirements of the student.  Click on FAQs to see how flexible lesson schedules can be.

Private lessons are especially useful for:

・improving your current language skills at your own pace

・preparing for standardized tests such as 日本語能力試験 a.k.a. JLPT

   (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) and/or ビジネス日本語検定 

   a.k.a BJT.     

・enhancing social and cultural understanding

・targeting specific situations such as relocation to Tokyo or the need

   to learn industrial terminology.


 The instructor, Ms. Keiko Shintani, has a rich background

 covering all aspects of Japanese language and culture.  

 She has had 36 years experience running a bi-lingual

 business and outstanding success as a Japanese teacher

 in New York City.  

 She easily transitions between Japanese and English

 if a student’s level or the circumstances of each session

 require it.  See also "Testimonials" and

  "About JALF" (sub page under "HOME").                                                                                                                                     Photos taken by

                           Guy Lev Or   


For more information, please send me a note.  I will reply to you as soon as possible.

Request a free 30-minute consultation

A no-charge 30-minute introductory meeting Online will be scheduled to discuss your goals and needs and other session-related information.

To schedule a session, please use the form on the left, or call/text Keiko at (914) 434-1690.

*When you sent me a message by using the box,  

  please make sure to save my E-mail address: 

  info@japanesewithkeiko.comso that my reply mail 

  won't go into your Junk mail box.

The site up-dated 8/2/2021

 Avenue of the Americas, corner 45th St. New York, NY, USA 

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