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Akira K.

5 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Human Relation Award from Musicians Institute of Technology
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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!
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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Asuka U.

44 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks English, Japanese, French(Intermidiate)
  • Awarded Prize, Finalist and Opera Scholarship from 1st Prize YAMAHA Kitakantou Electric Piano Competittion,The Opera Idol Competition,Lincoln Center, New York ,The Hariclea Darclee Voice Competition, Romania,The Mario Lanza and Elaine Malbin Vocal Competition, New York, Queens College, The Savannah Voice Festival, Georgia
  • Teaching since 2005
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Asuka U.

44 Reviews
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Become comfortable with daily conversational Japanese. I also offer music lesson in Japanese.

About Asuka

I started my musical training as a pianist at YAMAHA institute at age 4 in Japan. I was selected to enter perfect pitch class. It was designated for students who have perfect pitch and potentials to be professional musicians. I enjoyed playing piano and electric piano and won the 1st prize at Ki

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Richard
Very knowledgeable and extraordinarily patient. Highly recommend.
David A.
Asuka is exceptional. Hard to process how someone as accomplished as she could be this patient. Encouraging and positive. Wonderful teacher.
Shaelyn
Asuka, was wonderful. I've been looking forward to learning Japanese for a long time. She is very detailed and patient. Excellent teacher!

Kana L.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded International Award from Sierra College
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Kana L.

17 Reviews
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I was born and raised in Japan, so I am fluent in Japanese, but at the same time I can speak well English since I have been learning English for more than 10 years and my father is from the U.S. So we can communicate smoothly and you will not be bored or frustrated either. I have been tutoring Japanese and ESL at my university for several years so I have knowledge of tutoring as well. I will teach in an enjoyable way! Let's have a fun and learn Japanese!

About Kana

Hi! Thank you for visiting my profile. I am originally from Japan, and moved here five years ago. My father is American and I have been learning English for more than 10 years, so I can speak both English and Japanese. I graduated from UcC Berkeley majored in Linguistics, minored in Education,

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Lyndah
Working with Kana Sensei is such a wonderful learning experience! I highly, highly recommend her as a tutor!
Jacob
Lyndah
I've only had one lesson so far, and so far I'm certain I made the right decision! I look forward to sharing more about working with Kana in future reviews.

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Madeleine G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Rie T.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches students 16 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Rie T.

31 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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Katie
She is very good and informative and tells you step by step how a form or sentence structure works!
Olivia S.
This was my 5th lesson with Rie Sensei! Rie is nice and fun to talk to. She’s a good instructor and is helping me get through the Genki textbook faster that I was before. I’m able to memorize what I’m learning much faster and now I use what I’ve learned more then before! Very excited to continue my lessons :)
Alethia
Super awesome at teaching and really friendly! Can't wait for additional lessons!
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Mona S.

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

57 Reviews
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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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Nico
Mona is a fantastic instructor for my 12 year old son. I foresee him learning much from her teaching style. Thanks, Mona!
Antonio
Great first lesson
Olena
She is patient and kind.

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Average Cost of Japanese Lessons in Manhattan Beach, CA

The average cost of 60-minute Japanese lessons in Manhattan Beach is $59. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $85 per hour.
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$37 average
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$48 average
60 min
$59 average

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"Clare is engaging and very practiced in the topic. She clearly has a lot of experience teaching and doesn't hesitate to challenge us, and correct us. We really look forward to continuing our lessons with her."
Daniel and Aubrey Houck
Took Japanese lessons from Clare K.
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"Loved it! Hikaru is very fun and easy to talk to and makes you feel comfortable practicing the language. I'm definitely looking forward to our next session!"
Dane
Took Japanese lessons from Hikaru I.
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"Great at explanation and adding a personalised touch to learning"
Charity
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Rie sensei is simply the best language teacher I've ever had. Do yourself a favor and take lessons from her."
Kevin
Took Japanese lessons from Rie T.
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"6months of a great experience and result.
I recommend Yoshi Sensei to everybody who wants to study Japanese."
Matt
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"My 16-year-old daughter is taking Japanese lessons with Sensei Y Oyamada and cannot wait for each time they meet. Sensei is so kind, patient, and very knowledgeable. He helps guide my daughter through this complicated language in a way that keeps her engaged and excited. Thank you for your great job! "
Nancy M
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"The lesson went very well. Aimi is very interactive.
The only small problem was the distraction created by a presrnce of 8 months baby crawling and making sounds."
Nastasya
Took Japanese lessons from Aimi F.
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"Good job on preparing vocabulary to help me study for the N3 exam."
Toni
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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"This guy is full of amazing information and goes out of his way to help! Highly recommend!"
DiMarco
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"She is a great teacher! She explains everything thoroughly and is very patient! I definitely recommend her! I have had an online teacher before but I think Sunho is a better fit for me!"
Angelina
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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