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Popular Japanese Teachers in La Crescenta, CA

Akira K.

5 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Awarded Human Relation Award from Musicians Institute of Technology
  • Teaching since 2017
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Akira K.

5 Reviews
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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!
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Sky
Akira is a nice person, very thorough and responds quickly.
Seth
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Rie T.

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

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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.

Kyoko B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Bachelor's degree in English linguistics from Kansai Gaidai University (Osaka)
  • Teaching since 2004
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Kyoko B.

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こんにけは! 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, traveling, hobby, etc. I'd love to hear what your goals are and customize my lessons. :) Let's get started!

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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Kayla L.
My 14 year old daughter is enjoying her Japanese lessons from Kyoko and has learned a lot. This has been a great experience so far. Keeping my daughter busy and interested especially during these challenging times.
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Camryn
My daughter is really enjoying her Japanese lessons. We are so lucky to have found Kyoto. She is a great teacher and keeps my kiddo motivated. Thank you!

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Miku O.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner
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Miku O.

5 Reviews
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I can help you with conversation skills, correct pronunciation and proper grammar. I usually use a textbook called ‘Genki’ for my lessons. I provide the textbook so you don’t have to buy it. With ‘Genki’ we can work on various grammar points, vocabulary building, situational role playing, pronunciation, and plenty of exercises to improve your listening and speaking skills.

I try my best to keep the classes as relaxed as possible so that you can feel comfortable speaking and can learn at your own pace.

About Miku

Hi everyone! My name is Miku. I was born in Hawaii and raised in Japan. I graduated from Dokkyo university in Saitama, Japan, and majored in hospitality and tourism. I was a former flight attendant for ANA (All Nippon Airways) living in Tokyo, Japan until I moved back to Hawaii in 2016. I’m now a f

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Adrienne
Miku is a great teacher to work with! I've been doing weekly lessons with Miku remotely since December of 2019 (now July 2020 as I'm writing this) starting from no experience.  I was worried about my ability to learn a new language since my only experience prior to this was learning Spanish in school years ago, but learning to read and speak Japanese with Miku's guidance has been the right level of challenging and fun.  Miku is a great communicator, flexible, really knowledgeable, adds nuance to the lessons we move through, and also really just fun to talk to and learn from.
Christopher
I was nervous about one on one tutoring, but honestly I can say with complete confidence that Miku makes me feel very comfortable during these lessons. She does a great job of mixing exercises with casual conversations to help you really understand how to use the language in real conversation. She is always very fun and flexible with the timing. Highly recommended!!
Dylan
Miku San has been my most valuable asset towards my journey of fluency in the years I’ve spent in pursuit of it. The more you meet with her the more you begin to appreciate her passion for teaching Japanese. Her lessons are both thoughtful and flexible . If I ever have questions on the context she will take the time to articulate an explanation regarding grammar or culture that I could never do on my own, or even with former tutors. Lessons with Miku San have the feeling of meeting with an old friend whilst providing genuine efforts towards your goals. I would recommend her to anyone.

Stephanie H.

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

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from Ohio State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Hiromi S.

18 Reviews
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Online Japanese Teacher

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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Average Cost of Japanese Lessons in La Crescenta, CA

The average cost of 60-minute Japanese lessons in La Crescenta is $58. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $38 and $85 per hour.
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"First lesson with Mr Park was really good. I have never used an online tutor before so I didn’t know what to expect. He did very well in assessing my current level and pushing thru material. Even limited self study he still covered things that I didn’t know that was pertinent to the language and I appreciate the way he explains things. The language is not a 1-1 and Mr Park did well in explaining how it converts over."
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"You were very thorough, and connected well. I look forward to my next lesson. Ja, mata!"
Brandy
Took Japanese lessons from Hikaru I.
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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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"Natsuki is so knowledgeable, as well as kind and patient!! Exactly what my kids need!!"
Harper
Took Japanese lessons from Natsuki S.
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"I just finished my very first lesson and it was GREAT! Rie is patient and very much supportive. Thank you!"
Tatjana
Took Japanese lessons from Rie T.
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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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"I've started in Oct. My experience with Sensei Yoshi O. has been amazing.
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Almond
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Sensei Yoshi had a lot of resources to share, lots of examples which he was able to access as I asked questions. A very thorough lesson with as much detail as I wanted."
Sally
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Great instructor on the first day of my lessons. I am happy with what i will be learning with Yuko and she will help and take time to teach."
Leonardo
Took Japanese lessons from Yuko K.
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"Really great first lesson and I can't wait for my next lesson."
Travis
Took Japanese lessons from Hiromi S.
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