Akari Translations

The bridge between languages, cultures, and people
言葉、文化、人の架け橋に

Private Language Lessons

Private Language Lessons
(Any Age)


Learning a new language expands your horizons and enables you to communicate with more people in the world.
Do you wish to speak another language? Then, let’s begin.

We provide lessons in the following languages (click the language you would like to learn to read the instructor’s bio):
Meet our team

Private Language Lesson Rates (tax included)
The fee includes:
  • the lesson prep time
  • the actual lesson time
  • a list of vocabulary words and expressions that come up in conversations during the lesson; the list is cleaned up and organized after a lesson and will be uploaded to a shared folder in the Internet (DropBox or Google Shared Drive)
  • a recording of the list (a teacher records herself pronouncing each vocabulary and expression)
  • a proofreading of a journal entry
  • a journal entry written by a teacher for the student to read
  • a correction of the student's recorded sentence (pronunciation practice)
Rates for Children and Students (with Student ID):
All lessons are based on an hourly rate per student.
A semi-private lesson is for two students who are at approximately the same level. If you are interested in a larger group setting, please contact Akari Translations for a quote.
  • Student travels to Teacher*
    Private $40, Semi-Private $30
  • Teacher travels to Student**
    Private $60, Semi-Private $40
  • Skype, FaceTime, or other video chatting methods
    Private $40, Semi-Private $30

**
Commutes are limited to 20 minutes one-way. If it takes more than 20 minutes, additional fee may apply for the driving time/gas.

Volume discount is available for all students who sign up for more than one lesson per week.

The first lesson is 30% off (does not apply to the traveling fee).
Rates for Adults:
All lessons are based on an hourly rate per student.
A semi-private lesson is for two students who are at approximately the same level. If you are interested in a larger group setting, please contact me for a quote.
  • Student travels to Teacher*
    Private $50, Semi-Private $35
  • Teacher travels to Student**
    Private $70, Semi-Private $45
  • Skype, FaceTime, or other video chatting methods
    Private $50, Semi-Private $35
*English and Japanese language teachers are located in Makawao. French teacher is located in Haiku. German teacher is located in Germany, and it will be a video-chatting lesson only.

**
Commutes are limited to 20 minutes one-way. If it takes more than 20 minutes, additional fee may apply for the driving time/gas.

Volume discount is available for all students who sign up for more than one lesson per week.

The first lesson is 30% off (does not apply to the traveling fee).
Process:
  1. Please email info@akaritranslations.com with the following information: 1) the language/tutoring subject you want to learn, 2) your preferred day and time for lessons, and 3) where you want the lessons to be held.
  2. Akari Translations will get in touch with a teacher to set up all the logistics for the first lesson.

Cancelation Policy:
Cancelation/alternation needs to be notified to your instructor 24 hours before the start time of the lesson.

If a student cancels or requests to reschedule a lesson for any reason within 24 hours, the full lesson fee is non-refundable. However, you can be eligible for a make-up lesson by giving a 24-hour notice, and by rescheduling the make-up lesson within 7 days of the canceled lesson.

If the instructor has to cancel a lesson for any reason less than 24 hours, or is not able to schedule a make-up lesson within 7 days, the student will receive a full refund for the canceled lesson.
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