If you're searching for a comprehensive Las Vegas Japanese course but aren't positive how to get started, Varsity Tutors offers one of the best products on the market. Japanese is spoken by approximately 127 million people, mostly on the Japanese archipelago. It is one of the most important languages in the world, but bears few similarities to any other known language group. Some progress has been made in relating it to Korean, but it's difficult to draw definite conclusions since little is known about the language's early history.
There are many reasons why a student might want to start studying Japanese. Local high schools such as Centennial High School and Rancho High School may offer Japanese as a foreign language option, so high school students might need help to understand the basics. Similarly, universities like the University of Nevada, Las Vegas offer Japanese at the undergraduate level. You might be planning a trip to Japan, or be interested in Japanese media such as manga or anime. No matter why you've decided to start studying Japanese, we can enroll you in a Las Vegas Japanese class to help you pursue your goals.
What skills can I practice in a Las Vegas Japanese course?
Practice is key to learning any foreign language, and Japanese is no exception. While it's easy enough to listen to Japanese language media online, you won't know if you're interpreting it correctly. Furthermore, you can't interact with a YouTube clip, meaning that your spoken Japanese could suffer even if you listen to the language regularly. Enrolling in a Las Vegas Japanese class carves out a set amount of time each week to practice the language with a knowledgeable instructor. If you're a novice, your instructor can patiently answer any questions you have. If you're more advanced, your instructor might conduct entire sessions in Japanese to provide a truly immersive study experience.
Working with a private instructor can also help you improve your written Japanese. Many English speakers find written Japanese confusing because it consists of a combination of Chinese kanji (pictures representing ideas) as well as two sets of phonetic letters. Your instructor can work to help you determine when to use each, and then review your work to identify what you did well and any areas that could use improvement.
Your instructor can also help you understand the intricacies of Japanese grammar. For example, Japanese sentence structure requires that the verb is always the last word in a sentence. This means that while "I drink milk" is correct in English, "I milk drink" is the appropriate Japanese phrase. If you feel as though you're having a hard time with these fundamental differences between the two languages, your instructor can show you mnemonic devices to make concepts easier to remember.
How will my Las Vegas Japanese course be structured?
Every course consists of a virtual classroom filled with students and a knowledgeable instructor at the head of the class. Each teacher undergoes a thorough vetting process, so you can count on studying under the tutelage of someone who really knows their stuff. Our proprietary live virtual platform also allows you to see and hear your instructor as if you were in the same room, so asking for help is as easy as raising your hand.
You can also interact with your classmates on our platform, allowing everyone to work together to create a collaborative learning environment. For instance, hearing your classmates speak Japanese can expose you to a variety of accents and dialects that more accurately represent what it would be like to be on the streets of Shibuya. You are also free to help out your new friends if they get stuck, reinforcing your own command of the material in the process. Studying in a group gives you a better value for your money than you could get on your own, and you can arrange private study sessions outside of your normal class time if you need extra help with something.
We also try to make attending our courses as convenient as possible. Multiple courses are offered concurrently, including two and four-week options that make it easier to find a fit for your busy lifestyle. New courses also launch every month, so you don't need to wait too long to get started.
Can I sign up for a Las Vegas Japanese course today?
Absolutely. Simply use the contact info on this page to get in touch with an expert educational consultant who can walk you through the signup process. Varsity Tutors takes pride in every Las Vegas Japanese class we provide, and we look forward to hearing from you soon!
Brandon: Las Vegas Japanese course instructor
...in the honors college.I serve as the editor of the opinion section of The Rebel Yell, UNLV's student newspaper. In the past I have tutored Spanish and Japanese language students, but I am actually most passionate about English and reading and would love more experience working with students to enfranchise them with the power of literacy. I derive happiness from seeing others grow and contributing to the lifelong process of education, so I find tutoring...
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Jared: Las Vegas Japanese course instructor
...has allowed me to further explore how audio and video resources can be used to craft engaging stories for fundraising, education, or entertainment. Prior to this, I was the Communications Director for a new nonprofit, where I was able to increase online and in-person engagement through an established mailing list and social media accounts. I produced viral videos that received national media attention and responses from Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake (among other legislators)....
Kiana: Las Vegas Japanese course instructor
I like literature and performing arts most in life. I tend to incorporate both into classes to blend into textbook work. If you're looking for a more creative approach to language, that's what I provide. I have plenty of books and media that I've used myself to further my own studies.... I believe in going with the flow of nature. One must walk before they can run and crawl before they can walk.... I like to know personal preferences, so a fun personality test will be given.
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- University of Nevada-Las Vegas - Bachelors, Asian Studies
- Mandarin Chinese 1
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Ethan: Las Vegas Japanese course instructor
...is simple. I want to help people communicate freely without being self-conscious and to have fun while doing it. I like to encourage students to enjoy themselves and aid them in overcoming the often daunting task of learning a foreign language. Instead of a rigorous adherence to grammar, I believe students openly engaged in conversation will learn fluency and grammar simultaneously. Plus it is way more fun to actually speak a language then stressing over...
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- The Ohio State University - Bachelor in Arts, German
- German 4
- German 1
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Sheburra: Las Vegas Japanese course instructor
I believe all students are able to learn and thrive with personalized and quality instruction. I am here to work collaboratively with the learner so that he or she may increase in engagement, achievement, and confidence to strengthen skill and knowledge.
Cynthia: Las Vegas Japanese course instructor
...Neuroscience major, and I will be pursuing my PhD in Neuroscience in the fall at Johns Hopkins. I have been tutoring high school students outside of class in college and involved in STEM academics and research mentorship as well as a translation program from and to English outside of class. I speak Japanese and French, and I have taken the PSATs, SATs, 10 APs, and the GREs successfully. I would be willing to help with...
Sarah: Las Vegas Japanese course instructor
...these texts. Though I work with high school students in the classroom, my experience tutoring has predominantly focused on K - 6. With my familiarity with Common Core and Common Core aligned texts and my sincere interest in finding the right "style" of learning for each unique child, I have found great joy and success in working with students in elementary school. I look forward to meeting your family and your student and working together...
Max: Las Vegas Japanese course instructor
...and tutoring experience, and I'm excited to work with you to address your specific needs! I was born in Denver, CO, and grew up in a small ski town called Steamboat Springs. I graduated as the valedictorian of my high school class and moved to New York to study philosophy at Columbia University. After college, I spend two years teaching English in the public school system in Japan before going back to Columbia to complete...
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Sandra: Las Vegas Japanese course instructor
...medicine and have aspirations to becoming a physician. I am here today because of all the help I have gotten from my tutors. I believe in learning the basic fundamentals of subjects and this will get students a long way into their education. I also believe in instilling a arduous work ethic that will serve students in whatever they strive for. I will work hard as a tutor to provide the basic skills and knowledge...
John: Las Vegas Japanese course instructor
...first job at Japan's largest advertising agency Dentsu. About a year later, I was later recruited to join Dentsu's sister company The Goal which is a fashion advertising agency. I spent about 10 years living in Japan before returning back to the United States. I have an excellent understanding of the Japanese Language as well as the culture, traditions and history. I think that one of my strengths is that I am very patient and...
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- University of Iowa - Bachelors, Japanese Literature and Language
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