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Hikaru I.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • M.A. in ESL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) & Intercultural Communication from University at Albany
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Hiraku is a wonderful teacher. Very specific, great structure and patient. I’m extremely pleased. Michael
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Maya S.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 1992
  • MM, Violin from The Juilliard School
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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 or piano for the first time? Have you been working on some pieces but need further help? Are you taking an audit

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Jennifer T.
Maya is an excellent teacher. She is patient and explains things clearly.
Ron
I’ve been learning Japanese with Maya for months now. She is so fun to study with, and her teaching is easy to follow. I totally recommend her!
Marisol Q.
She like you ! And will return next week.
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Clare K.

43 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • B.A., Japanese from University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Clare K.

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I am a private tutor of Japanese for all ages, currently from age 12 to middle-age. I love to be a witness when my students suddenly "get" something new we've been working on for a while. Japanese is a fascinating, beautiful, and complicated language, and it's exciting to be a partner in my students' achievements and success! Your lessons will be tailored to your needs and goals - if you are a complete beginner, I will recommend a workbook based on your age (adult, high school, or middle school), and as we get to know each other better, you'll get targeted assistance with your weak points. Prepare to do some assigned homework every week, and to be studying vocabulary and writing daily.

Read "About Me" below or click the "Ask A Question" button for more information. I'm looking forward to meeting you!

About Clare

**Registration for summer students will open in early May** Summer schedule (mid-May through mid-August) is much more open than academic year schedule. Students who sign up for morning lessons (Eastern time) during the summer session must be willing to change to afternoon/evening lessons during th

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Michelle C.
Clare has been an amazing teacher! My daughter wanted to learn Japanese but since Spanish was the only language offered at her school we found her and it has been a great experience!
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Masaki K.

23 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Marketing from California State University
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Masaki K.

23 Reviews
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Do you want to understand your favorite anime show, movies or Japanese culture better? Do you want to learn to crack jokes in Japanese and win any crowd over? Would you like to do business in Japan and need someone who can not only teach you the language, but cultural differences and etiquette so you can win over any client?

Japanese and English are polar opposites in many ways.
Sentence structures are upside down. English is written horizontally left to right, but traditional Japanese is written vertically right to left.
Communicating can be difficult when what can be spoken directly in English has to be said in more subtle ways in Japanese, and this miscommunication can cause relationships to break down.

My passion is to help people cross cultural barriers and make new friends.
Learning a new language can build confidence and expand your mind in ways you never thought possible!

One of the signs that you have truly mastered a language is to understand the humor. I can ...

About Masaki

About me. I was born in Fukuoka, Japan and moved to the US when I was 18. I studied ESL then got a degree in marketing and worked in Real Estate and Finance for many years. I learned English from scratch when I moved to California and am now completely fluent in English, so much so that peop

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He is animated, fun and creates a positive teaching atmosphere. His lessons are designed for a beginner and tailored to my student.

Jessie N.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • MA, Intercultural communication from Kobe University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jessie N.

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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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Jenna S.
Jessie is amazing! Very kind,thoughtful and encouraging. Enjoying my lessons!
Jenna S.
Excellent!
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Wakana Y.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Wakana Y.

15 Reviews
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Online Japanese Teacher

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 very patient native Japanese with many years of experience in teaching Japanese. My motto is to provide a learning experience while having fun and being encouraged to learn more. I understand how frustrated it can be when one learns a language as

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Matthew
I've seen Wakana several times over the summer in preparation for a fall class, and I'm confidant that she is more than capable of helping me through the two years of the language need for graduation. She has a strong grasp of both English and, from what I can tell, Japanese along with great interpersonal skills. I would gladly recommend Wakana to friends and family.
Adrianne K.
I had so much fun today speaking Japanese with Wakana! She is very kind and will help you if you don't know what to say. I look forward to learning more with Wakana!
Jin
Passionate that you learn what is important and engaging for you. Absolutely love her!

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Average Cost of Japanese Lessons in Ward, AR

The average cost of 60-minute Japanese lessons in Ward is $92. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $55 and $130 per hour.
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Took Japanese lessons from Rosita R.
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"I am feeling more confident about my studies, thanks to my teacher.
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Almond
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Although our 14-year-old son did want to learn Japanese, he hasn't been a super motivated student. However, at the end of each lesson, he would rush to tell me what he'd just learned. I'm grateful Jessie's friendly, caring, and supportive style."
Atticus
Took Japanese lessons from Jessie N.
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"Sensei Yoshi Oyamada is very warm and friendly. I was so relaxed that I spoke more Japanese in an hour than ever.
I believe that I am really going to learn a lot with his guidance."
Dawn
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"First lesson was great! Shes nice, patient and funny, looking forward to our next lesson."
Kiersten
Took Japanese lessons from Rie T.
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"She was well prepared and her instruction was excellent."
Ronald
Took Japanese lessons from Rie T.
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"My son enjoys the classes with Mona. She is amazing! My son is learning Japanese, and he is eager to improve every class."
Carolina
Took Japanese lessons from Mona S.
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"absolutely wonderful teacher. Mayumi-san helps me review the group class materials and really understand what I am learning.

Thank you. Mayumi"
ray
Took Japanese lessons from May G.
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"Sunho sensei is very patient and kind, even when I am struggling with something. She really seems dedicated to helping her students. I look forward to my lessons everytime."
Nathan
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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"Yoshi listened to my requests and created a lesson to meet those requests.
I love his Japanese class."
Kate
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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