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Maya S.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1992
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Maya S.

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Are you interested in learning Japanese but not sure how to start? Have you visited Japan but wished you could speak Japanese more fluently? Do you want to learn Hiragana and Kanji so that you can enjoy Japanese Manga? にほんごをべんきょうしたいですか?

A native of Japan, Maya received Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from Tokyo University of the Arts (東京芸術大学). During her violin study at the Tokyo University of the Arts, she earned her music teaching certificate for middle and high schools in Japan (中学校及び高等学校教諭専修免許状).

She finished New York Japan Society’s Japanese-language Teacher Training Program (Introductory level) in December 2020, same program with intermediate level in March 2021.

Maya also has 10 years of experience for tutoring Japanese language, offering private lessons to students of all ages. Her Japanese lessons cover everything from vocabulary and grammar, to culture, custom, and fun conversation of course!
For the first time Japanese learner, she uses GENKI textbook (An ...

About Maya

Hi! My name is Maya and I was born in Japan. I graduated from the Juilliard School in 2001 and have been a violinist of New Jersey Symphony since 2007. Did you just pick up the violin for the first time? Have you been working on some pieces but need further help? Are you taking an audition for yo

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Kalimah W.
Micah was very happy with his first class.
Eric J.
My son is very excited about his first session and can’t wait to learn more. Maya is very nice and makes sure to make herself available for her clients.

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Jennifer T.
Maya is an excellent teacher. She is patient and explains things clearly.
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Wakana Y.

18 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Wakana Y.

18 Reviews
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I am a Japanese trainer with extensive knowledge in teaching Japanese as a second/third language.

I work closely with my students to identify their goals and objectives and develop tailored lessons for a more effective learning experience.

I believe that you will absorb more effectively when you enjoy learning and you are encouraged to learn!

I teach basic through advanced Japanese.
• Speaking, listening, reading, writing, Hiragana, Katakana, Kanji
• Conversational Japanese: casual/polite/formal
• Real-life applications to Japanese life and culture
• Nuance in Japanese
• Japanese way of thinking, trends, custom, traditional and contemporary Japanese culture

About Wakana

Hello! My name is Wakana. I am an energetic yet patient native Japanese teacher with many years of experience teaching Japanese. My motto is to provide a learning experience that is enjoyable and encourages students to learn more. I understand how frustrating it can be to learn a language as a se

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Eric
Wakana sensei is extremely knowledgeable and she can explain the reasoning behind the concepts and the nuances of Japanese in a way I can relate to and easily understand. She answers any questions I have (grammar, random cultural questions etc..), which I really appreciate because I usually can't find these answers anywhere.
She is incredibly patient, accommodating, and fun. Wakana sensei itsumo arigatougozaimasu!
Alex M.
I had a great session with Wakana and am excited to do more. She was very interested in why I wanted to learn Japanese and is tailoring the lessons to help me get the most out of it. She made it very interesting and fun. Recommend 10/10!
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Chiaki K.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Chiaki K.

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Hello! How is your learning going so far?

Since you are looking at my page, I’m guessing that you are looking for a teacher who can help you! If you are trying to learn how to speak Japanese, it's your lucky day!



In my lesson, we will be talking a lot!


Are you a shy person or a beginner? Don't worry! I will help you!


I believe that talking is the most effective and fastest way to learn a new language.
When I was in school, I was so bad at studying, but when I put myself in another country and forced myself only to speak English and not make any Japanese friends, my English skills improved in such a short amount of time.


I would like to use my effective learning experience to teach here.



Kids don't learn their native language by studying; they learn naturally by listening and speaking.


So we will be talking lots during our lessons. Of course, I do not expect you to speak perfect Japanese! I know that you will make lots of mistakes; we will have a safe learning ...

About Chiaki

I'm Chiaki! I was born and grew up in Japan. 
I think you will be surprised to see how happy and positive I am during our lessons. 
I am not trying to overreact or anything, but I get super happy when you do well because I think of my students as my learning partners. When you do well or

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Chris
“Chiaki Extraordinary Japanese Teacher I Ever seen!”
Jacques
She was supportive, showed interest in my goals, and was extremely encouraging.
Jun
I 100% recommend a chiaki as an instructor, she is great and makes learning Japanese fun,
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Chieko N.

31 Reviews
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Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Bachelor of Science from Tokyo Metropolitan University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chieko N.

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Hi, I'm Chieko. I'm Japanese and living in California and go back and forth between here and Tokyo. So I know the trend of Japan well. Furthermore, I have long working experience as manager in some major international companies in Japan. So I can help you communicate with Japanese workers using natural and effective language in Business Japanese. I know the business custom is very different among countries and Japanese one is a little complicated.. So, if you'd like to communicate with Japanese smoothly, please ask me what to do in a situation you encounter.
I have successfully passed the Japanese Language Teaching Competency Test authorized by the Society for Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language in October 2016.

About Chieko

I am a native Japanese speaker. I'm now living in the USA but also in Japan and go back and forth here and Tokyo. So I know the Japanese trend well from comics to businesses. I have long working experience as engineering manager at some major international companies in japan. I know it is difficult

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Heather
My son (15) has been taking lessons with Chieko-san for 2 years now. He has learned a great deal from her (it seems more than I leaned in my 3 years in HS and college). She sends me regular progress reports and was even willing to learn about the American grading system, make his studies more engaging with homework, and grade him so we could count it for HS credit (we homeschool). She is all around amazing!
Cassie D.
Ian
Chieko is very patient and makes things easy to understand.
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Nathan Y.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • BS in Civil Engineering from University of Delaware
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 11 and up
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Nathan Y.

20 Reviews
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Do you want to learn how to speak Japanese? Do want to know how to read manga and understand anime in Japanese? Do you want to know the grammar and nuances of the Japanese language? If so, come join an online session with Yoshii sensei!

In matter of weeks you will master how to introduce yourself, speak common greetings, and read Japanese words in hiragana. 日本語を一緒に楽しく学びましょう!

I am half Japanese and half American and was raised in Tokyo for 18 years. I am fluent in English and Japanese and currently I am teaching Japanese at an international school in Berlin. I have knowledge and resources to help you learn the basics of Japanese and develop the skills needed to speak and write in Japanese.

About Nathan

Do you want to learn how to speak Japanese? Do want to know how to read manga and understand anime in Japanese? Do you want to know the grammar and nuances of the Japanese language? If so, come join an online session with Yoshii sensei! In matter of weeks you will master how to introduce yours

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BENIZ
Best math teacher. Math became my son's favorite subject.
Chris
So far so good!
Katrin
Mr. Yoshi‘s teaching style is very relaxed and thorough at the same time. My son had a great learning experience.
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Rosita R.

391 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Japanese, English, Spanish
  • BA from musicians institute
  • Teaches students 5 to 60
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Rosita R.

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Learning Japanese? As being a composer for short Anime films and having a Japanese background, I have worked with Japanese companies for many years and trained employees of different companies in not only speaking Japanese but also the business culture. But that is not all my classes are for everybody for those planning a trip to Japan. What's special of my classes is that we learn to have a conversation for different situations every week. You will start talking after your first class! CHECK OUT MY VIDEOS HERE ON TL FOR JAPANESE TIPS!

About Rosita

I have been singing and studying voice for over 23 years since I was a child! I hold a Bachelors from Musicians Institute and other accomplished degrees from American Musical Dramatic Academy to conclude my quest for vocal excellence and the ability to sing in multiple languages ( English, Spanish,

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Kajsa *.
My first lesson was Just fine. Rosita immediately targeted several of my vocal problems and gave me good exercises as homework. I'll continue.
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"I love Sensei Yoshi’s class ;)"
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Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Sunho is great! She is always prepared and on time, and she goes over the information well. I am very happy to have her as my tutor."
Devin
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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"I had fun now that I have a teacher I know that I will get to where I want to be"
Anthony
Took Japanese lessons from Aimi F.
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"He's really good at explaining how the language works. Super friendly as well!"
Daniel
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"She is very patient and helpful. She is willing help me anytime."
Mayuko
Took Japanese lessons from May G.
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"I just started her new program "How to sing Anime" and it's so much fun! I always wanted to learn how to speak Japanese and learn how to sing so this was perfect! She provided all the materials and to my amazement I learned how to introduce myself in Japanese in our first lesson! Best Teacher EVER!"
Gabriella-chan
Took Japanese lessons from Rosita R.
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"My daughter had such a great experience since this spring. She asked if she could have lessons every day!!! Not only is Mr. Oyamada very talented, but he is also so kind and personable as well...a perfect fit for our family!!"
Hana
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Sunho is helping me improve my vocabulary and study for the N3 Exam."
Toni
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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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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"Good class again !
My Japanese skill is now 5times better than last year."
Diana G
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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