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Todd J.

Teaches Online
Starting at $24
  • Bachelor's Associates in Japanese from University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches students 5 to 35
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Todd J.

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As a non-native speaker of Japanese, I understand the struggles that an English speaker faces when learning Japanese and can alleviate the problems. I will provide my understanding and comparisons that are easier to comprehend than dense textbooks. I have studied Japanese for 4 years and am currently working on it as my major in college with a GPA of 4.0. I absolutely love explaining the detailed nuances that Japanese has to offer and would love to teach you!

About Todd

I am currently a Sophomore at the University of Massachusetts Amherst studying foreign languages, economics, and music. I love finding new ways to express myself, whether it's with Japanese or Chinese, or even with some good old Rock and Roll. I love cracking jokes and making people laugh while the

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Asuka U.

44 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks English, Japanese, French(Intermidiate)
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 to 60
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Asuka U.

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Become comfortable with daily conversational Japanese. I also offer music lesson in Japanese.

About Asuka

I started my musical training as a pianist at YAMAHA institute at age 4 in Japan. I was selected to enter perfect pitch class. It was designated for students who have perfect pitch and potentials to be professional musicians. I enjoyed playing piano and electric piano and won the 1st prize at Ki

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Julia
Asuka is a wonderful teacher. She has been teaching me how to play without any force and read effectively.
Richard
Very knowledgeable and extraordinarily patient. Highly recommend.
David A.
Asuka is exceptional. Hard to process how someone as accomplished as she could be this patient. Encouraging and positive. Wonderful teacher.

Yae I.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Japanese, English, German
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2018
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Yae I.

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Learn to speak and read Japanese, have fun, and get to speak with a native Japanese speaker who only recently moved to the US.

I was born and raised in Hiroshima prefecture, Japan. I have a long history of teaching English to Japanese students at the Junior and High School levels, and use my skills now to teach English speakers about Japanese language.

About Yae

My family was enthusiastic about international cultures, and so I became an English teacher in Japan. I taught English to Junior High School students in Osaka for more than 10 years. During this time I realized the importance of experiencing other cultures first-hand, so I went to the US and stud

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Jos R.
Mrs Yae isn't only an extremely careful, thoughtful and well prepared instructor, she is also able to offer an insight into the culture which helps a lot when learning a language that isn't commonly used in this part of the world. As an ESL instructor myself, I appreciate Mrs Yae's techniques when it comes to explaining some of the most complicated aspects of the language, I highly recommend her services.

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Miku O.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Hospitality and tourism from Dokkyo University
  • Teaches Beginner
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Miku O.

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I can help you with conversation skills, correct pronunciation and proper grammar. I usually use a textbook called ‘Genki’ for my lessons. I provide the textbook so you don’t have to buy it. With ‘Genki’ we can work on various grammar points, vocabulary building, situational role playing, pronunciation, and plenty of exercises to improve your listening and speaking skills.

I try my best to keep the classes as relaxed as possible so that you can feel comfortable speaking and can learn at your own pace.

About Miku

Hi everyone! My name is Miku. I was born in Hawaii and raised in Japan. I graduated from Dokkyo university in Saitama, Japan, and majored in hospitality and tourism. I was a former flight attendant for ANA (All Nippon Airways) living in Tokyo, Japan until I moved back to Hawaii in 2016. I’m now a f

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Starr
Mikuさん is awesome!! Extremely patient and helpful without holding my hand. I’m able to understand sentences better with less than a year of lessons. She’s very professional and prompt. The lessons are always interesting and I actually feel like I’m improving every time (even if it’s just a little at a time). I’m really looking forward to being more conversational in Japanese!!
Cathy
I highly recommend Miku and have recommended her to several friends because lessons with her are extremely fun, engaging, and thorough. I look forward to every single one, and have already learned so much in what seems like a short time--the time flies! She is also incredibly accommodating and makes rescheduling very easy and hassle free. I very much appreciate the time she shares with me as a student in helping me learn the way I do!
Adrienne
Miku is a great teacher to work with! I've been doing weekly lessons with Miku remotely since December of 2019 (now July 2020 as I'm writing this) starting from no experience.  I was worried about my ability to learn a new language since my only experience prior to this was learning Spanish in school years ago, but learning to read and speak Japanese with Miku's guidance has been the right level of challenging and fun.  Miku is a great communicator, flexible, really knowledgeable, adds nuance to the lessons we move through, and also really just fun to talk to and learn from.
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Jessie N.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • MA, Intercultural communication from Kobe University
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Jessie N.

9 Reviews
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I am a native Japanese speaker with a Japanese teaching credential. All ages and levels are welcomed! Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. I am also qualified to tutor graduate students (Master’s and PhD) doing their thesis.
I believe when we learn other languages, it is important to learn their culture, history, etc. for better understanding. I’ve learned Japanese drums, how to wear Kimono, Tea and flower ceremonies so that we can explore Japanese culture more than just learning the language!

About Jessie

I am a native Japanese speaker with a Japanese teaching credential. All ages and levels are welcomed! Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. I am also qualified to tutor graduate students (Master’s and PhD) doing their thesis.  I believe when we learn other language

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Benjamin
Wonderful lesson. Great teacher. I leaned a lot and had a lot of fun!
Carey
She was very nice and i was comfortable taking lessons with her
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Sayaka M.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 to 55
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Sayaka M.

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Do you like Japanese language? Culture? fashion? food?
I'm a native Japanese who loves and is passionate many things about Japan.
I lived in Japan for first half of my life and have been living in USA another half.

I learned English from beginner level when I came to US and went through hard time learning a foreign language myself, so I can understand what would be the best way for you to learn with your language level.

I've been helping my friends and taught Japanese online.
I'm very patient and natural listener, so I will create my lessons customized from your personalities, goals, and language levels.

I'm also open to advise most things about Japan other than language.
I'm very flexible, easy to talk to and love to talk to people from all over the world.
I would like to help you learn what you are interested about Japan to reach your goals.

Let's have a fun and learn Japanese or about Japan together!

About Sayaka

Nice to meet you! I'm a native Japanese who have been in US for over 10 years. I have taught Japanese to my friends and online. I am a very patient and a natural listener, so I will listen to your goal, observe your level of Japanese and customize your lessons to be as efficient as possible within

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Verghese Polakunnil
Sayaka is the BEST!
Kerri
Sayaka is very understanding and willing to take the time to help you learn. :)
Lynet C.
I'm thoroughly enjoying my lessons with Sayaka Sensei. She's so fun and is very patient. I feel like the materials that are used throughout the lessons are very helpful in learning. I'm looking forward to more lessons with her.

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Average Cost of Japanese Lessons in Birmingham, AL

The average cost of 60-minute Japanese lessons in Birmingham is $62. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $39 and $85 per hour.
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$55 average
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"Teacher is very understanding, and does not leave you confused."
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Took Japanese lessons from Mona S.
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"Mona has been working with my 11- year old daughter for several months now. She is very professional, reliable and punctual.....but most of all, she makes learning Japanese fun!!
My daughter looks forward to Japanese class every week with Mona, and is enjoying the learning process.
I can't say enough, how easy and efficient it is for me to work with Mona, especially being a Busy Working Mother."
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Took Japanese lessons from Mona S.
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"This is 3rd lesson but I am already improved many things. Thanks"
Jimmy
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"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."
Madeline
Took Japanese lessons from Yuko K.
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"Sayaka is a wonderful instructor! I cannot recommend her enough! She is so thoughtful and genuinely wants you to learn and improve. She even surprised me at our previous lesson with material that was relevant to my job! I can't wait to take more classes with her!"
Ellena
Took Japanese lessons from Sayaka M.
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"Thank you Sensei!! Such a wonderful experience! Yoshi is very patient and understanding. Great teacher!"
Roja
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Very smart & knowledgeable. Great teacher, can’t wait to take more lessons."
Anthony
Took Japanese lessons from Ai P.
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"Sunho is well prepared and keeps the lessons on course. Great examples and explanations. Very patience and cheerful teacher."
Toni
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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"Good job on preparing vocabulary to help me study for the N3 exam."
Toni
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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