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Yuriko I.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks JAPANESE
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Yuriko I.

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Experienced JAPANESE teacher since 2007, available for students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while building a strong foundation to further develop proficiency in Japanese. Each class is custom made to your own level and needs.

Text book used: Genki, Minnano Nihongo, Japanese for busy people, JLPT preparation books, or your own text book.

Classes are taught online primarily using SKYPE.

About Yuriko

Hi, my name is Yuriko Kon nichi wa. Genki? I was born and raised in Japan. I can teach from beginner to intermediate in Japanese. I have many hours of experience teaching Japanese to any ages, kids to adults, private, group or home-schooling -- whoever wants to learn Japanese (writing, reading,

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Yuriko is very knowledgeable, friendly and patient. I've been studying Japanese on my own for about a month and decided I wanted an instructor to help me. I was very nervous to speak Japanese in front of her as my studies have left me reading about grammar and vocabulary, not necessarily saying much of it out loud, but she quickly calmed me with her reassuring nature. She provided me with a lot of insight on the use cases for many words/phrases, as well as Japanese culture. I left my first lesson feeling confident and ready for more!

I'd highly recommend Yuriko to anyone wanting a Japanese language instructor! She's the best!
Sandi T.
My daughter is absolutely LOVING her lessons with Yuriko. We travel often and it is wonderful that my daughter is able to continue her lessons, where ever we are.
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Maya S.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • MM, Violin from The Juilliard School
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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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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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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Masaki K.

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

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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 peopl

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Mona S.

93 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2006
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Mona S.

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I'm a first generation half-Japanese American currently living in Boston, MA! I spent my childhood surrounded by Japanese language and culture, followed by 7 years of formal language training, culminating in a Japanese language minor at the University of Washington. My thesis focused on the manifestation of gender in Japanese performing arts.

Growing up bilingual, I understand the difficulty of trying to juggle two languages! Whether you want to learn a new language, or simply want to brush up on your Japanese skills, I am always happy to be of help! Lessons include reading, writing, listening, translating literature, and speaking (polite, casual, and formal styles). I use the Genki and Tobira books and also like to introduce students to classic and modern Japanese literature as a way to enhance the students’ cultural knowledge. I welcome beginning and intermediate Japanese students!

About Mona

I'm an active flutist and Japanese enthusiast currently living in Boston, MA! I hold degrees in Flute Performance from New England Conservatory and the University of Washington, and recently completed my Fulbright year at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, Finland. I believe that learning music shoul

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Rie T.

43 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Master's in Library and Information Studies from University of California, Berkeley
  • Teaching since 2010
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Rie T.

43 Reviews
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As a native Japanese speaker, who has spent the last 30 years in the United States, I understand the structural and grammatical differences in the two languages. This gives me both the teacher’s and the student’s perspectives, which I find valuable as a language instructor.

I have taught Japanese to college students and adults, using beginning and intermediate Japanese textbooks, and I am most comfortable teaching high school/college students and adults.
I can also teach conversational Japanese and/or customize the lesson to meet each student’s particular goals and needs.

❗️Cancellation, reschedule and late policy ❗️

1. Lesson cancellation and rescheduling must be requested at least 8 hours before the scheduled lesson starts. Without an 8-hour notice, you will be charged for the lesson, regardless of the reasons.

2. If you cannot attend your lessons for two or more consecutive weeks, your time slot may be given to another student. If you wish to resume lessons with me but your

About Rie

こんにちは!りえと申します。 Hello! My name is Rie. I am originally from Hiroshima. I have been teaching private Japanese lessons since 2010 and have loved helping my students with their homework, get better grades, become proficient prior to their trips to Japan, and reach their g

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Lyla N.
Rie-san is a really great instructor, i've always felt a little awkward with online lessons but hers are really fun!
Heather
Rie is the best teacher you could ask for. She is very patient and has worked with me and my crazy schedule! I highly recommend her!! She is a wonderful teacher. I'm on my 37th lesson and I've already learned so much!!! I cannot state enough how great a teacher Rie is.
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Rosita R.

387 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Japanese, Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2005
  • BA from musicians institute
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Rosita R.

387 Reviews
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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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Laura
I LOVE Rosita's classes! She is so fun and down to earth, and she knows just what exercises to have me do to actually get better. I feel that I have grown so much since I've started taking her classes :) Highly recommend!!
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The average cost of 60-minute Japanese lessons in Paradise Valley is $130. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $130 and $130 per hour.
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"My son Ben was impressed with his first lesson. Ben told me ‘Mon he’s a genius. He knows everything and explained to me in such an easy way. Also he said he’s a cool Japanese tutor. The empathy is part of the success. I'm glad we've chosen Yoshi Sensei."
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Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Very nice she gives my daughter papers to practice her hiragana very good teacher!"
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Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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"Very helpful! Gives more insight towards learning the Japanese language."
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Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Really enjoying our lessons so far! Hikaru is very flexible, which has really worked out well for me. Since I live in Japan our schedules are very different, but we've been able to make it work nonetheless. She always has lesson plans put together and sends you the PDF's before each lesson. If you are curious about things not in the lesson plan, she's always happy to explore that with you as well. Most importantly, she makes you feel comfortable while you are trying to read and speak Japanese. Thank you, Hikaru!"
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Took Japanese lessons from Hikaru I.
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"The session was great I believe I will get sharper with Aimi"
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Took Japanese lessons from Aimi F.
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"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!"
Ron
Took Japanese lessons from Maya S.
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"Yoshifumi sensei help me greatly in Japanese conversation. He is patient and adapt his teaching very well. I am getting better at his contact. A lesson with Yoshifumi Sensei is an occasion that I never miss."
Ariel
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Sensei is an excellent teacher. Very attentive, patient and always happy to explain things in-depth. He is the BEST Japanese teacher EVER."
Christian
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Awesome Teacher! This is the teacher you want to book!"
Josef
Took Japanese lessons from Rosita R.
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"It was great! Mona immediately made me and my daughter comfortable and jumped right into reaching my daughter. My daughter couldn’t be more excited."
Raphaella
Took Japanese lessons from Mona S.
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