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Yuko K.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Yuko K.

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I was born and raised in Japan. Learning second language is sometimes frustrating. I will explain Japanese with cultural background so you can understand better. I have taught from 5 years old to college students. I can do both teaching and toutering. Any age is welcome!!!

About Yuko

I was born and graduated college in Japan. After I worked there several years, I decided to come to the US to study more. As a piano teacher, I specialize for beginners. When you start playing, everybody realizes that your fingers don’t move as fast as you want to which is very normal. We are

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Madeline
I am very pleased with my first lesson! Yuko's method of instruction made it easy for me to catch on to patterns and to notice similarities to English and other languages. I am excited about how far I can go with her instruction.
Jessica
Yuko is very kind and patient. She is also very knowledgeable and explains everything in such a great way my 13 year old enjoyed her class very much.
Marcellin
My son really loved Yuko who replaced his previous teacher who is no longer with Takelessons. He knows how to play some kids songs already. But after their lesson, there is this an instant motivation to learn deeper.
He is now having learning with Yuko.
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Aki M.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Aki M.

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I am a Japanese native speaker who has a deep interest in helping students learn Japanese and learn how to be successful in Japanese society. I lived in Japan until this past year and worked as a civil servant for seven years. During that time, I helped JET Program workers from America learn how to talk with their bosses and co-workers. This means I can help you learn smooth business Japanese as well as more casual language. In Japan and in the US, I frequently advise LGBTQ students and students of color about Japanese culture and how to adjust to Japanese society. Both Japanese language and culture can be tough--but I will work with you to help you succeed and achieve your goals!

My favorite aspect of tutoring is tailoring my lessons to YOUR needs and desires. If you would like anime, but need more speaking practice, I can come up with role-play situations that will allow you to talk about your interests. If you like Japanese culture and want to read more high-level texts, we can ...

About Aki

I am a Japanese native speaker who has a deep interest in helping students learn Japanese and learn how to be successful in Japanese society. I lived in Japan until this past year and worked as a civil servant for seven years. During that time, I helped JET Program workers from America learn how to

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Gail Saito
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Aki has earned my highest recommendation. She provides weekly Japanese language and culture online tutoring to my 14-year-old son. She engages him fully, providing a rich multi-media experience utilizing video chat and whiteboarding effectively to simultaneously teach the spoken and written language (Hiragana, Katakana and Kanji). He is excited at the prospect of each new lesson and is learning quickly.
Martha
Aki is the best Japanese teacher that I have ever had! Aki plans lessons that exactly match the things I need to learn, so it is very efficient for me. She is especially good at explaining difficult grammar points in a very clear manner. She has really helped me improve in reading, writing and speaking. I am very grateful to her and strongly recommend her to other students.

Kazuki W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 25 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2020
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Kazuki W.

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What is your favorite Japanese anime? TV? Food? Place? Tradition? Let’s talk about Japan! That’s a shortcut to learn Japanese:)

About Kazuki

I played Sodtball in Japan for 23 years. I love sports and I love conversation !! Please feel free to talk to me :)

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Sunho K.

184 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $21
  • Speaks Korean, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Marketing from 桜美林大学 Oberlin University
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Sunho K.

184 Reviews
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Here is a little about me, I'm from Korea, graduated in Japan, working in America. Also,I'm an outgoing person. I like cooking, painting and watching movies. I really would like to meet new students who interested in Asian culture and people who would like to share their lifestyles and hobbies. Hope to meet you soon!

About Sunho

Hi, My name is Sunho. I'm from Korea and lived in Japan for about 5 years. I'd like to meet people who want learn language. I can teach Korean and Japanese. Here is a little about me, I'm an outgoing person. I like cooking, painting and watching movies. I really would like to meet new students who

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Alexander Z.
My son absolutely loves her. 3rd session and he has already learned some words.
Yves H.
Best teacher for teaching korean!! Super fun and understanding :D
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Severin D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $18
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Bachelor of Music, Flute Performance from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Severin D.

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Students can expect to strengthen skills in reading, writing, and speaking, including developing breadth of vocabulary, grammar, and kanji.

About Severin

Hello! My name is Severin and I'm very excited to work with you. I am often told that I have a very gentle, calm, and positive demeanor, and I love leading lessons with fun and flexibility. Regarding my background as a musician, I have a Master of Music degree in Flute Performance from the Indian

Akira K.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Awarded Human Relation Award from Musicians Institute of Technology
  • Bachelor of European Literature from Waseda University Tokyo
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Akira K.

5 Reviews
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I will listen to you as carefully as possible to make the lesson meaningful. What are you interested in about Japan? History, travel, movie, music, anime, traditional entertainment, food or else? Think of learning not Japanese, but what you love through Japanese because what you love motivates you for learning the most.

One of my typical lesson styles is a situational dialogue. Let's have fun.

I teach at my place or a coffee shop if you would like to, or online.

About Akira

First of all, I teach my lesson at a coffee shop or my studio for being in person, or a remote lesson online is available. I was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan living in Toluca Lake LA, graduated from the literature department of Waseda University in Tokyo Japan. I realize learning another lan

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Cora
Akira is super patient! It was so fun to have the lesson! He was well prepared and very professional!
I learned a lot for only one class!
Highly recommend!😃
Sky
Akira is a nice person, very thorough and responds quickly.
Seth
Very good Japanese teacher 👍🏻

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Average Cost of Japanese Lessons in Altoona, AL

The average cost of 60-minute Japanese lessons in Altoona is $62. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $38 and $85 per hour.
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$56 average
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$62 average

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"Working with Aimi has been a great way to work on improving my Japanese. Aimi has helped me understand the grammar I am studying in class and a very supportive and patient teacher!"
Alison
Took Japanese lessons from Aimi F.
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"Masaki tailors the lesson to the individual. We had a great conversation on my first lesson and I'm off to a great start! I'm eager to see how far I get!"
Christopher Thaxter
Took Japanese lessons from Masaki K.
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"Three lessons and so far as good. She seems to be working well with my son and always follows up with me via email to let me know how things went and what was covered!"
Riley
Took Japanese lessons from Mona S.
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"Having a great experience with Sunho-sensei. We are working through more complex reading so that I can experience more kanji and answer different kinds of questions about the reading content. Thank you!"
Toni
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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"Very personable! Definitely looking forward to the future lessons!"
Nathan
Took Japanese lessons from Masaki K.
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"Really great first lesson and I can't wait for my next lesson."
Travis
Took Japanese lessons from Hiromi S.
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"My daughter enjoyed her first lesson"
Amy
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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"I was nervous about one on one tutoring, but honestly I can say with complete confidence that Miku makes me feel very comfortable during these lessons. She does a great job of mixing exercises with casual conversations to help you really understand how to use the language in real conversation. She is always very fun and flexible with the timing. Highly recommended!!"
Christopher
Took Japanese lessons from Miku O.
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"Always Good class Thank you."
Ross
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Yoshi sensei is a very nice and understanding teacher. I recommend his classes."
Genie
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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