How do taxes work/ do I have to pay taxes?

You are considered self-employed on ReadySensei so you have to follow the guidelines for your country! Every country is different and I have to spend too much time figuring out taxes for my own country so I’m sorry but I don’t have the energy to figure out the guidelines for yours

How do I make lesson plans?

As an Japanese tutor, there are tons of free resources online for lesson plans. I like to get creative though. Youtube videos, Ted Talks, and News Articles are all great things to plan lessons around. I’ve also been known to throw the occasional meme into lesson plans. Be creative and have

Why didn’t my student book another lesson?

If your student didn’t book another lesson it could be for a million different reasons! I try not to sweat it or chase down students who don’t book again. I have heard of teachers reaching out to students and asking them but that isn’t something I would personally recommend as it

Do I need a degree?

Not necessarily! It depends on what teacher type you are applying for. They list out all of the different requirements here.

How do I find a good teacher on ReadySensei?

The easiest way to find a teacher that fits your needs the best is to narrow your search, read the teacher’s profile, and watch their introduction video! Also, take advantage of your trial lessons because you won’t truly know if a teacher is a perfect fit until you are in a

How do I get the most out of the lesson?

If you have a clear idea of your goals it can help immensely! Even if it’s a broad goal for example you are learning the language for business or travel that can help the teacher fit the lesson to your needs. It’s okay to not know your goals immediately but if

How quickly will I learn Japanese language?

That is completely up to you! It depends on how much time you are spending both in class and outside of class learning your Japanese. For example, if you are only taking a single 1 hour class per week and not studying in between classes it will take you a lot