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Akira K.

5 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Bachelor of European Literature from Waseda University Tokyo
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Akira K.

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I will listen to you as carefully as possible to make the lesson meaningful. What are you interested in about Japan? History, travel, movie, music, anime, traditional entertainment, food or else? Think of learning not Japanese, but what you love through Japanese because what you love motivates you for learning the most.

One of my typical lesson styles is a situational dialogue. Let's have fun.

I teach at my place or a coffee shop if you would like to, or online.

About Akira

First of all, I teach my lesson at a coffee shop or my studio for being in person, or a remote lesson online is available. I was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan living in Toluca Lake LA, graduated from the literature department of Waseda University in Tokyo Japan. I realize learning another lan

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Cora
Akira is super patient! It was so fun to have the lesson! He was well prepared and very professional!
I learned a lot for only one class!
Highly recommend!πŸ˜ƒ
Sky
Akira is a nice person, very thorough and responds quickly.
Seth
Very good Japanese teacher πŸ‘πŸ»
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Paul S.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Speaks Spanish, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Italian, Swedish, French, English
  • BA Spanish & German Studies from Brigham Young University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Paul S.

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Ever since I discovered Dragon Ball Z on Toonami back in the early 2000's, I have come to develop a love of all things Japan, specifically anime and J-pop. My experience with learning Japanese started back when I started studying at home with my older brother back in 1999 or so, and then started studying Japanese at college, which culminated in the completion of a minor in Japanese as part of my BA. I have also visited Japan one time to visit my older brother who was teaching English over there at the time. I love Dragon Ball (among many, many other anime) and T.M. Revolution.

About Paul

I hail from Walla Walla, Washington, home of the "famous" sweet onions. I can't begin to express how much I love languages!! I have studied 8 so far (Spanish, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Italian, Swedish, and Dutch) and I teach 5 (Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, and Japanese), and

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Rebecca
Great instructor, very personable and teaches at a good pace. I highly recommend Paul!
kevin
Very nice lesson.
Alexandre G.
Since I'm absolute beginner in Japanese, I found Paul to be the perfect fit for me. If you are young or adult (me) I would highly recommend taking classes with Paul at least for your beginning classes. I'm sure he would be the perfect fit for you too.

Yae I.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Japanese, English, German
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner
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Yae I.

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Learn to speak and read Japanese, have fun, and get to speak with a native Japanese speaker who only recently moved to the US.

I was born and raised in Hiroshima prefecture, Japan. I have a long history of teaching English to Japanese students at the Junior and High School levels, and use my skills now to teach English speakers about Japanese language.

About Yae

My family was enthusiastic about international cultures, and so I became an English teacher in Japan. I taught English to Junior High School students in Osaka for more than 10 years. During this time I realized the importance of experiencing other cultures first-hand, so I went to the US and stud

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Jos R.
Mrs Yae isn't only an extremely careful, thoughtful and well prepared instructor, she is also able to offer an insight into the culture which helps a lot when learning a language that isn't commonly used in this part of the world. As an ESL instructor myself, I appreciate Mrs Yae's techniques when it comes to explaining some of the most complicated aspects of the language, I highly recommend her services.

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Mona S.

65 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Young Artist Competition Winner from Coeur d'Alene Symphony Orchestra
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Mona S.

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I grew up speaking both Japanese and English at home and understand the difficulty of trying to juggle both 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 will include reading, writing, listening, and speaking (both formal and colloquial 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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Madison
My daughters first lesson today and she is already happy. Been tough since the quarantine on her. First time she has been happy in a while. Good job!
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Laura S.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $200
  • Speaks Japanese
  • MFA in Acting from Harvard University
  • Teaching since 2006
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Laura S.

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Having attended American school on the weekdays and a total-immersion Japanese school on the weekends (and coming home to parents who only spoke Japanese), I was lucky enough to grow up completely bi-lingual. With over a decade of experience teaching in private and classroom settings, I make my lessons fun, high-energy, and tailor-made to each individual. Please feel free to send me a message, and let's learn some Japanese! Yoroshiku onegaishimasu!

About Laura

Hello! I am a NYC-based singer, pianist, actress, and animal-lover. Born and raised in Los Angeles, my artistic career began as a classical pianist, performing in venues across California, Japan, and Austria from a very young age. As a singer, I performed around the world with the Broadway tour of

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Sophia
Laura was wonderful with my 5 year old girl, she was patient, energetic and her love for music showed through! My daughter has been very motivated to practice her songs to show "Ms Laura" next week. We look forward to working much more with Laura.
J D.
Amazing! Talented vocalist and pianist that communicates very well. Has great advice and wonderful personality. Great with kids.
Rafael Marinho
I met Laura at Harvard University when we were both doing our MFA degrees in acting. Since our program was not a Musical Theater one and I was not a singer, I started to take private lessons with her to compliment some of the training in singing we were getting there.

Laura is a fantastic singer and actor. She has an incredible ear as well as great knowledge and experience of what makes a singing performance pop. All this makes her an outstanding coach.

Even now after graduation, I am still training with her. Our focus now is on continuing the development of my singing voice. My goal is to reach a level where I have the skill and confidence to audition professionally for musicals, and I know I am in great hands.
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Rie T.

34 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
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Rie T.

34 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 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.

Send me a message to find out if we are a good match!

About Rie

γ“γ‚“γ«γ‘γ―οΌγ‚Šγˆγ¨η”³γ—γΎγ™γ€‚ 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 goal of learning a new langu

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Olivia
Takashima-sensee is a wonderful instructor. She is very patient and kind. She completely understands where students struggle in Genki and with Japanese. I look forward to our next meeting.
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Vivienne
Rie is nice and friendly. Though I had only one class with her, I could tell she is a very experienced Japanese teacher. I feel lucky having her as my teacher.

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"Natsuki is so knowledgeable, as well as kind and patient!! Exactly what my kids need!!"
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Took Japanese lessons from Natsuki S.
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"I've been taking Japanese lessons now for a few months from Aimi. She is friendly, patient, and interested in what you want to learn. Because I have plans to travel to Japan, she has focused her efforts on educating me on what phrases would be helpful as well as ensuring i know key customs.
I've loved every minute."
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Took Japanese lessons from Aimi F.
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"Taking Japanese lessons with Yoshi-sensei is well worth the time and effort. He is a very patient instructor who always eager to answer questions and explain important language nuances."
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Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Sunho-san and I had a good lesson review. Very impressed with her patience."
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Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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"Awesome! The best. She genuinely cares about her students. You should definitely take lessons from her."
Kevin
Took Japanese lessons from Rie T.
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"My daughter is so excited to have more lessons!"
Miah
Took Japanese lessons from Hiromi S.
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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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"I am a beginner. and Yoshi was very good at keeping it at my level but also letting me know what I have ahead of me."
Ava
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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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"
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Took Japanese lessons from Aimi F.
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"Yoshi is excellent! We can’t wait for our next class"
Jackie
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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