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Popular Online Japanese Teachers

Jesse M.

Palo Alto, CA
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Toshi M.

Mission Hills, CA
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Andrew E.

Portland, OR
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Jesse M. Palo Alto, CA

Learn to speak and read Japanese, have fun, and get considerably better results than you would in a class.

Or use this as a supplement to an existing class and completely surpass it's standards.

Explore the methods that make it possible to be conversational within a year.

About Jesse

My Background

I've been playing with classical ensembles and rock bands since 2001. Even though I started on classical trombone and rock guitar, I have come to expand my repertoire to a variety of instruments and genres. During my time in college I performed with the University choir, orchestra, and band. I also have organized, wrote/arranged for, and performed with a variety of bands in my home state of New Mexico, as well as Japan, and the San Francisco Bay Area.

Since 2006 I have been an active teacher. This profession has taken me everywhere from working with classical guitar classes in New Mexico high schools to Elementary students in Japan to a variety of private students of various musical instruments and genres everywhere I've been. Since relocating to the Bay ...


Nima A. November 10, 2014
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
I've had a great experience with Jesse so far. He clearly knows what he is doing. My learning experience as an adult has been a lot of fun so far.
Kia G. October 8, 2014
Ukulele · In studio
Verified Student
Jess is dedicated, patient, and confident teacher!!!

I am so happy that I have found Jesse as the ukulele teacher of my 7 years old son. You can tell that he lives for music and it's not just a job for him teaching students. He is determined but patient with the kid and really has educational skills.
Brent P. July 1, 2014
Singing · Online
Verified Student
Jesse is a fantastic instructor. He is talented, fun, and has a passion for music and teaching. He is an excellent choice for anyone looking to learn about music. I really enjoyed my time with him, and I intend to continue lessons with him.
Toshi M. Mission Hills, CA

Do you want to take a trip to Japan with your family? Is your business or company involved with Japanese customers or suppliers? Is it your dream to work for a Japanese company in the future? Do you want to understand Japanese animé or movies? Interest in the Japanese language and culture? Do you want to speak, read and write Japanese? I can offer you my online lessons by Skype! Are you a beginner -- or an advanced student -- or you want to learn Japanese from zero?? Whatever your level, I can help! You will be able to learn in your spare time, on coffee break, at the beach, or at any public cafe! You will be able to learn wearing your pajamas during your day off in your home or even when you on your vacation! I can be with you everywhere by Skype! You will be able to learn from anywhere and from any country! I have ten years of experience in tutoring Japanese, teaching Japanese to many students of all ages during these years.

I teach basic through advanced Japanese. ...

About Toshi

My name is Toshi M. I was born in Hiroshima City and raised in Tokyo, Japan.

In 2014, I am currently working with a new project through Google called, "Ok Glass." It's a data collection project that leads to the betterment of Google products for voice search capabilities in their Google search engine, Chrome software and Google Glass. Google has chosen me to record, translate and transcribe for these projects within the Japanese division!

My tutoring policy is not just simply to teach the Japanese language as a Japanese. No, I always want to teach students more than the language.

If you are interested in the Japanese traditions as well as the language and traditions, then that is a good start for learning. Fun, interest and enjoyment are the best tools for ...


Jamie R. November 25, 2014
Japanese · Online
Verified Student
Toshi works with my son and to say that he is enjoying Toshi's friendly smile and positive feedback is an understatement. He really is a nice person. Thank you Toshi!
Jorden P. September 30, 2014
Japanese · Online
I have been studying with Toshi for over a little over a year now. He is a fun and
amazing teacher who I have learned a lot from since I met him. I have already learned writing, reading, and Japanese culture. Japanese culture has always been something I liked so the lessons are very interesting. I hope to one day live in Japan after I become fluent and that would still be just a dream without his tutoring. He stands out amongst tutors as somebody who is kind and patient and not just somebody who crams information to his students. I am proud of what I have learned and I am excited to study more. Thank you Toshi. – Jordan Phillips
Ethan L. August 21, 2014
Japanese · Online
I've been studying with Toshi for a year. He is a fun and awesome teacher. Since I've been with him I not only am learning Japanese, but Japanese culture as well. I know how to read and write in Japanese and now I'm being instructed within our lessons in Japanese. Since its something that interests me and is very fun the lessons just go by so fast. I'm hoping to study in japan when i go to college for a semester or two. Thank you Toshi.
Andrew E. Portland, OR

I teach Japanese Language classes for students. I have 5+ years of experience in private studios. I am open to working with all age and skill levels.

About Andrew

Andrew E. Artist, Performer, Composer and Educator, has established a following as an outstanding Guitarist and gifted musician. A Bandleader and highly sought after Live Sound Engineer, Andrew has performed for the PDX Jazz Festival, on countless national and international tours, as well as countless other private events and venues around Portland and the surrounding area. Andrew has also mixed or had a hand in production at almost every major venue in Portland, Eugene, and Bend. His musical style incorporates everything from various early ethnic folk songs to modern 20th century atonal works, from broadway musicals to driving funk and math rock. His performances highlight his mastery of the guitar and his tasteful facility with the instrument. Andrew is a recent graduate of Portland ...

Jason Y.

Oceanside, CA
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Paul H.

Philadelphia, PA
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Jason Y. Oceanside, CA

Private Japanese Tutor

Private tutoring for high school/college students & self-paced goers.

You will need:
*1 subj. notebook college ruled.
*3x5 cards for vocabulary, Kana, & Kanji - if applicable
*School textbook/work book & assignments
*Past exams (optional for HS/college bound)

Self-paced: You may use the textbook of your choice. Roman-alpha based textbook preferred until basic kana have been taught.

Preferred textbook for self-paced: Japanese for Busy People I Revised Edition. Author: AJALT - A well known accredited association. (ISBN-10: 4770018827) You can purchase this edition USED on Amazon for less than the current new edition.

The book contains everything you will need. Each chapter is constructed with roman-alpha text with separate columns for kana reading. It will help transition your reading skills.

Sessions are held in a public place i.e. coffee shop, library, & etc.

Please contact me for more information.

About Jason

Hi there!
My name is Jason and I can't wait to meet you! I've been tutoring since 2004 and have loved helping my students with verbal accuracy, writing skills, and class assignments. I went to MiraCosta College and earned a degree in Japanese in 2004. I'm disciplined and hardworking. My teaching style is insightful, thorough, and scholarly. I look forward to helping you reach your goals!

Paul H. Philadelphia, PA

I've been teaching Japanese for 20 years and my students have gone on to live and work in Japan. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to count and use common greetings and, as time goes on you'll be able to read and write in hiragana, katakana and simple kanji. I specialize, though, in speaking and hearing, use several books, and have Japanese music and videos available for your lessons. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels. I'm looking forward to meeting you!

About Paul

Paul has been teaching private lessons since 1994 and is currently available to teach lessons at your home, at his home, and online. Paul has helped students prepare students for life in Japan. Lessons include language and culture.

Paul received his training at the University of Cincinnati in 1990 where he received a degree in Linguistics. Paul graduated from high school in Kobe, Japan in 1976. As an expert in his field, Paul looks forward to helping new students achieve their goals. Paul's teaching style is fun and relaxed, putting an emphasis on hearing and speaking ability.

JEREMY E. Renton, WA

I personally will teach beginer Japanese than my husband will take over with the intermediate and advanced


I've had a fondness for many unique life skills. I have trained, been taught by some of the best. I have won several awards speak three languages and have a love for many different things.

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