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Madeleine G.

Redwood City, CA
Starting at $67
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Madeleine G.

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Learning Japanese is fun and cool! Madeleine has 7 years teaching experience with Japanese.
With Madeleine, you can learn in a way that...

-Memorizing things is easy and fun
-You can learn cool historical and cultural connections to the language
-You can make the transition to watching anime RAW/subtitled!
-You can feel confident traveling or doing a homestay in Japan

Madeleine will even suggest travel plans! She has many years of experience leading group trips to Japan and can help make your Japan Trip fun and amazing!

About Madeleine

I absolutely love teaching. I try to give my cello and voice students an education with the goal that they will someday be able to join an orchestra and be able to share in the joy of music making with others. I focus on a firm grounding of music theory and sight-reading so that students will come

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Monica
Madeleine taught me so much about singing and the process behind it. she taught me warm-ups and technique that I use all the time and on top of that, introduced me to music theory and ear training. She is a joy to take lessons from and I highly recommend her
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Jesse M.

101 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Jesse M.

101 Reviews
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Learn to speak and read Japanese, have fun, and get considerably better results than you would in a class.

Or use this as a supplement to an existing class and completely surpass it's standards.

Explore the methods that make it possible to be conversational within a year.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students on voice/singing, guitar, bass, drums, piano, and ukulele. I highly recommend my studio partners Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with classic

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Brenden R.
Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.

Wakana Y.

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

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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 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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Jennifer
My japanese level is intermediate, but I have difficulty listening and speaking. I was too nervous trying not to mess up or not to sound rude. She made it possible for me to carry on conversation without being awkward. She is engaging and her teaching method is effective. I would recommend her 100%.
Perry
She has a great grasp of Japanese culture and teaches relevant and important words and phrases to assist with learning Japanese and its culture. She understands all aspects of language and grammar, as well as cultural insights. She is fun to listen to and enthusiastic. I would recommend her 100%.
Justin
Wakana is very encouraging and fun to learn with. Practicing Japanese with her is actually the best part of my week because I love learning Japanese and she is truly an amazing teacher and amazing person to be around. I highly recommend her for anyone looking for a Japanese instructor.

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Kellyn L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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Kellyn L.

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You'll be learning basic conversations you could have in japanese, as well as learning how to write and read. It will start out mostly in English, but as we progress our conversations and lessons will be more and more in Japanese.

About Kellyn

I was always focused on my own personal growth. I am naturally very curious and generally pretty hungry for learning. I am a native English and Japanese speaker. I have two degrees in Trombone Performance in which I have a lot of experiences performing. I've performed in 5 countries (counting the U

Kyoko B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor's degree in English linguistics from Kansai Gaidai University (Osaka)
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Kyoko B.

4 Reviews
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こんにちは! I'm a native speaker if Japanese. I've been tutoring Japanese for 10+ years in Japan and the U.S. I love talking about cultures, anime, traveling, hobby, etc. I'd love to hear what your goals are and customize my lessons. :) Let's get started! 一緒に勉強しましょう!

About Kyoko

My name is Kyoko. I am a native speaker of Japanese, born and raised in Japan. (As you might guess, my name came from the beautiful city of Kyoto.) When I was in college in Osaka, Japan, I started helping a lot of exchange students with their Japanese. Since then, teaching Japanese has been my

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Patrick M.
great lesson, excellent instructor
Patrick M.
excellent instructor
Diana S.
Kyoko is thorough, knowledgeable, articulate, patient, kind, and has a wonderful sense of humor. She helped me go further than I thought I would in just 10 weeks! I am a beginner, but Kyoko clearly has the knowledge to teach all levels. I enjoyed my time with her and highly recommend her to anyone wishing to learn Japanese or improve on their current skills!
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Mona S.

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

56 Reviews
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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 shou

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Olena
She is patient, kind, and very knowledgeable. I have been studying Japanese with her for 2 years and she has helped me learn a lot.
Brynn M.
Fantastic, friendly, responsive!

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"Native Speaker , Experience and Personality.
Yoshi is the best online teacher."
Kate W
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Sunho-san and I had a good lesson review. Very impressed with her patience."
Toni
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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"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!"
Anca
Took Japanese lessons from Masahito K.
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"The first lesson went very well, and I look forward to the next one!"
Paul
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Jessie teaches both of my kids and is amazing with each of them. They really like her and look forward to lessons."
Heather
Took Japanese lessons from Jessie N.
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"My daughter enjoyed her first lesson with Aimi. She was right on time and very personable. I feel we will continue to enjoy her lessons."
Anna
Took Japanese lessons from Aimi F.
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"Hiromi is extremely helpful. It is so nice to have visual contact with her. She answers all of my questions that I have from studying on my own. When I am stuck on a problem, she clears it right up for me. She is a natural. I’m glad to have found her as my Japanese Teacher 👩‍🏫"
Vanessa
Took Japanese lessons from Hiromi S.
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"Wonderful instructor"
Ethan
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Rie makes sure you understand what you're learning and even occasionally teaches you some fun facts. She is very clear in explaining and describing how to pronounce them. Overall, if you're looking for a Japanese teacher, I'd say Rie is a good choice."
John
Took Japanese lessons from Rie T.
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"I had my first lesson with Seiko today, and it was great! She's very nice and encouraging and adds cultural notes throughout the lesson. She also makes sure she's not going too fast and welcomes questions. I look forward to learning Japanese with her!"
Christine
Took Japanese lessons from Seiko D.
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