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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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Rie T.

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

29 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.

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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 goal of learning a new langu

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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.
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 :)

Kana K.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
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Kana K.

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I have been in US for 17years and understand both culture well and also I have been in entertainment business so I can make the class very fun and interactive rather than boring text book style. I can teach proper Japanese to fun slang and more up to date conversational Japanese. If you like to have fun learning Japanese with Japanese teacher who lived In Japan and America equally, that is me!

About Kana

I am located in Los Angeles, I can teach you how to speak Japanese while you have fun on the topic you want to learn about Japan. I have learned how to speak English while engaging with what I enjoy like music lyrics or movie etc, and it is the most effective way because you have fun doing it. My b

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Rosita R.

313 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 5 to 60
  • Teaching since 2005
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Rosita R.

313 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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Issabella C.
She is great! At the beginning my daughter was shy, but after 5 minutes She was singing. Rosita has a beautiful voice.
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Isaiah
She is an amazing teacher for Spanish her class is so lovely and can't wait for the next class
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Billy P.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 17 and up
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Billy P.

3 Reviews
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I can help you with the challenges of pronunciation, reading and writing kanji, general vocabulary development, and Japanese cultural understanding.

About Billy

While I have a bachelors degree in Japanese and a masters degree in teaching English as a second or foreign language, I also have graduate certificates in teaching composition and college-level reading, so my tutoring specialty is college-level academic reading and writing. I gained the bulk of my

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Evlyn
I came from Taiwan and am studying Visual Communication Design at SFSU. I have studied writing English essays with Billy since spring semester 2020. Billy is the best tutor that I have ever had before. English is not my first language, learning how to write an effective essay without any grammatical error is especially challenging to me. I feel fortunate that I can have Billy as my tutor. He is very professional and is always patient in explaining each grammar format, writing structure, and concept details to me. Billy is also very humorous, and I always feel fun while studying with him. Besides teaching me the essay writing skills, Billy often provides a lot of useful academic and career writing resources. And that has not only improved my English writing skills but also has broadened my horizon in various aspects. I have learned a lot from him, and now I feel more confident and more aware when writing all kinds of essays. I highly recommended Billy!
Frederick
Billy was my English tutor for a bit over one semester. After I had him once in the Fall, I requested weekly meetings with him. He has completely changed my view of writing from being a self-conscious affair to one of being proud of how I could communicate my ideas. One of my Professors in graduate school wrote that my last paper was the best he had ever read. I give full credit to Billy and his patient, organized, and professional manner. He applies the perfect amount of encouragement while still challenging you to grow your skill. I absolutely endorse Billy's skill as a superb English Tutor!
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Aimi F.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Japanese and English
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Bachelor Degree from Okinawa Christian University
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Aimi F.

31 Reviews
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Over the past five years I have taught Japanese to over 50 students from all over the world.
I am willing to teach students of all ages. Beginner to advanced speakers welcome!

About Aimi

I was born and raised in Japan. Over the past five years I have taught Japanese to over 50 students from all over the world. I am willing to teach students of all ages. Beginner to advanced speakers welcome. If you want to learn Japanese, I can teach you online. It's very easy and fun!

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Taylor L.
Aimi is wonderful. She is helping my 5 yr old son continue his Japanese education since he is out of school due to the current epidemic. She is very patient and makes learning fun. My son looks forward to his classes with Aimi every week!
Xueting
Aimi 先生 is a great teacher:) I enjoy having classes with her!
Leah G.
Aimi is very nice and accommodating. Looking forward to the next lessons with her.

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Average Cost of Japanese Lessons in Orinda, CA

The average cost of 60-minute Japanese lessons in Orinda is $64. 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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$51 average
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$64 average

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"Lessons are going great and my son is learning a lot fast!"
Sean
Took Japanese lessons from Mona S.
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"My first business travel to Japan was successful.
Thank you very much Sensei Yoshi."
David
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Masaki has an infectious enthusiasm for teaching that motivates me to do my best."
Randy
Took Japanese lessons from Masaki K.
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"Sunho was very patient and was happy to repeat words/phrases etc over and over until I could say them. We did struggle to meet on time but that was my fault due to the time difference. She has emailed me the lesson to help me prepare for next week. Thank you Sunho!"
Michael
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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"Yoshi-sensei has a great teaching style. He prepares material that is very helpful in learning and remembering new vocabulary.
すばらしい日本人の先生です。"
Nathan
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Starting a new language can be intimidating, but this first lesson was great. Clare is friendly, welcoming, and patient; I’m looking forward to the next one!"
John
Took Japanese lessons from Clare K.
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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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"Only had 1 lesson so far but we are very happy."
Paula
Took Japanese lessons from Hikaru I.
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"Aimi is a wonderful Japanese instructor! She is very organized and has a lesson plan she follows. The lessons are fun and easy to follow. I have a lot of confidence that she is really improving my skills. She is a very encouraging and positive teacher as well. She's awesome!"
Christopher
Took Japanese lessons from Aimi F.
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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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