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Yukako Y.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Japanese, Korean
  • A.A. In English literature from Yamawaki Gakuin junior college
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Yukako Y.

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I was born and raised in Japan. I moved to U.S.A.in 2017. I have three trilingual children. I have taught Japanese to over 30 students from all over the world. I am willing to teach students of all ages. Beginner to advanced speakers welcome. Let's have fun learning!

About Yukako

Teaching is my passion. I always wanted to keep myself educated in languages. Its fun! I can teach students to learn how to read,write and speak. I can tailor my lesson using the material that you like to use depending on the goals and preference of the student. One of my students asked for help w

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Hiromi S.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from Ohio State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Hiromi S.

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I am a native Japanese speaker from Tokyo. I have served as an instructor at the Greater Louisville Regional Japanese Saturday School, which provides courses entirely in Japanese. I have helped students prepare for JLPT (Japanese-Language Proficiency Test) and the Japan Kanji Aptitude Test (Kanji Kentei). Whether you want to improve your reading or writing skills, or you are simply looking for a conversation partner, let me know!

If you are not sure if Japanese lessons are for you, I recommend signing up for shorter lessons first and then switch to longer lessons if you enjoy it:-) I would love to hear from you. Thank you!

About Hiromi

I am a student at Ball State University, pursuing a Doctor of Arts degree in piano performance under the guidance of Dr. Robert Palmer. As a teaching assistant throughout my graduate studies, I have worked as an accompanist and taught ear training, group piano, and private piano lessons. Prior to B

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Hikaru I.

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Starting at $50
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • M.A. in ESL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) & Intercultural Communication from University at Albany
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Hikaru I.

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During my undergraduate studies, I worked as a president of SUNY Albany Japanese Student Association and also worked as a TA for Japanese 101 classes, and I absolutely love to teach languages! I understand it is often very hard to find a language tutor outside of the spoken community, and I hope to provide you with the opportunity to be exposed to authentic media sources to acquire natural fluency. Hope to hear from you soon!

About Hikaru

はじめまして & thank you for taking a moment to check out my profile! I'm originally from Tokyo Japan, and I moved to NY with my family during high school. I've completed Master's degrees in Language Education & Communication, and Bachelor's Degrees in Music Performance and Political Science. I enjoyed o

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Very kind and friendly. Would love to continue lessons with her! Was also very organized with a great lesson plan.

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Stephanie H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2014
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Stephanie H.

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I can be anything from a conversation partner, to a study buddy. I can help with total beginners trying to get the hang of hiragana and katakana, to students memorizing kanji. I am familiar with several levels of formality, so I can provide lessons on casual speech or formal speech.

I also am very familiar with Japan itself, and the culture. So if you're planning a trip or studying abroad, I can help you figure everything out.

About Stephanie

Hi! My name is Stephanie and I recently completed my Master's degree in Japanese language. I work in Japanese companies, so I am also very familiar with Japanese business culture. I am able to teach students from those who are just starting out, to those who have some experience learning Ja

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Masahiro I.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $24
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Master of Science in Management from University of Liverpool
  • Teaches students 5 to 60
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Masahiro I.

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Japanese is known as one of the most complicated languages. Learning to speak the language, however, doesn't have to - and shouldn't - be complicated at all! Simplified, structured methods that I use will help you stay the course and accelerate your progress for your personal or professional needs. The ability of not only understanding but also having authentic conversations can be yours!

Having been a teacher of Japanese as a second language certified by the Education Ministry of Japan since the 90's, I've had the privilege of teaching diverse learners in age, nationality, proficiency, and more. As your guide, coach, and partner I will fully customize the program together with you so that you can gain the greatest value of ever minute, every lesson. 

Looking forward to working with you soon. Gambari-mashoo!

About Masahiro

For fitness needs, I offer customized virtual cardio and total body strength training with focus on: - Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) techniques - Kickboxing - Core conditioning For academic or business needs, I support your goal achievement with my expertise in: - Public speaking & presentation

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Poorva Potnis
Masahiro has been a great teacher for my kids. They took lessons from him through summer and fall and learnt a lot of martial art techniques. Masahiro was always very patient and supportive with their progress. I highly recommend teacher Masa (as my kids called him)! Thank you.
David
Masahiro was incredibly wonderful as an instructor. I've done martial arts for 15 years, and practiced 5 to 6 different martial arts. Masahiro was one of the best I've trained with. He was able to adapt to a person's style, was able to instruct in an excellent fashion despite having a limited view of my technique (since it was done remotely). I give the highest recommendation.
Mal P.
My kids enjoyed their first lesson with teacher Masa. The were engaged in a fun filled learning environment the whole time and came out learning how to block and punch! They are already looking forward to their next lessons!

Masahito K.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Intercultural Communication from Ryukoku University
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Masahito K.

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Since I had been an exchange student in the US, I had been into learning Japanese culture. This experience made me go to the oldest university in Japan called Ryukoju univ, Kyoto. Kyoto is beautiful. I was always strolling around after school by walk from my home.

If you want to learn the Japanese language with a vibrant and colorful background of Japanese culture, ask me at any time. Let's enjoy discovering the mystery of a different culture!

About Masahito

Hello people!! My name is Masshi! I am very excited that you want to learn Japanese. Learning is fun. And let's unlock the gimmick of learning! It is my passion to teach. I sometimes become a ski instructor during the winter time. The students are 3-18 years old. I love it. Full of green

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Great teacher! Very personable! Highly recommend 😊
Anca
With Masshy as my tutor, I practiced writing and speaking Japanese within the space of one month and a half. I’m one of those people who feel more confident writing than speaking, especially in a language as different from English as Japanese, but Masshy was eagerly helpful, supportive, polite, patient and kind (the list could go on), and we had fun during our casual conversations, conversation games (‘The three-second game’ particularly stood out to me due to all the fun and excitement of getting to its end with as many questions as possible answered in less than three seconds), and even made up a story together. Feel free to ask him any questions, be straightforward about your needs, and he’ll cater to them to the best of his abilities!
素晴らしい先生で、人柄もよく、話しやすいです。あなたたちはぜひまた受講したいです!

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Average Cost of Japanese Lessons in Gardendale, AL

The average cost of 60-minute Japanese lessons in Gardendale 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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"I have begun to improve my Japanese with the help of Sunho-sensei. She is patient and very kind."
Toni
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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"Yoshi is very professional, prompt and efficient with his lesson plan. Great teacher, I want to learn from someone who is a native Japanese speaker."
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Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Very good study session with Sunho-sensei. She is working diligently to help me remember new vocabulary and grammar concepts."
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"Absolutely amazing teacher. She listened to what I am interested in learning about and teaches through positive reinforcement."
Jeff
Took Japanese lessons from Aimi F.
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"Great start! Sunho was very well prepared. The material was well organized and the class was efficient. Thank you Sunho!"
Victor Dumeige
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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"Mona was very professional and well prepared for our first lesson. We got right to the meat of the subject and I learned a lot in only a single session. She adapted the pace and the content of the lesson to match my pace of learning which is very much appreciated. I look forward to learning more!"
Mickey
Took Japanese lessons from Mona S.
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"excellent instructor"
Patrick
Took Japanese lessons from Kyoko B.
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"I was introduced to Oyamada-sensei through a friend of mine who also had attended his lessons for a long while. Oyamada-Sensei is great. He always comes to lessons with high energy and we end up talking about film, anime, and games for a few minutes all the time, it seems.

I work 40 hours a week and often have to do lessons late at night. Oyamada-sensei has not only been flexible, but very patient with me given my schedule and available time for study. He's always met me halfway and never been judgemental; something I deeply appreciate.

If you're looking to learn 日本語 as a beginner (like me) or if you want to sharpen your skills, Sensei has you covered!"
Kelby Martin
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"いつもありがとう😊 I feel more confidence."
Tom
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Extremely fun and informative first lesson! Looking forward to more!"
Tim
Took Japanese lessons from Rie T.
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