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Akira K.

5 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Awarded Human Relation Award from Musicians Institute of Technology
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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!😃
Sky
Akira is a nice person, very thorough and responds quickly.
Seth
Very good Japanese teacher 👍🏻
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Jinko H.

168 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jinko H.

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I am a native speaker and former school teacher in Japan. Learning is fun-that's my motto. When you achieve your goals, you enjoy a feeling of accomplishment, right? I want to help you to achieve your goals. My lesson starts from finding what students really need to learn. Understanding student is the key to success. I am very strong in teaching proper Japanese, including reading and writing Hiragana, Katakana, and Kanji with fun way. Also, casual, informal, practical Japanese too.

About Jinko

Hello! I will open up my morning time since it's a very difficult time for most of the people and lots of school is closed until this coronavirus pandemics ends. Also, I accept temporally students who need extra help while you can't go to school. 補習校の生徒さんも大歓迎です。小学生、中学生ならどの教科も教えられます。Please note, I

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Hiromi S.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
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Hiromi S.

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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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Jinko H.

188 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
  • Teaching since 1990
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Jinko H.

188 Reviews
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I am a native speaker and former school teacher in Japan. Learning is fun-that's my motto. When you achieve your goals, you enjoy a feeling of accomplishment, right? I want to help you to achieve your goals. My lesson starts from finding what students really need to learn. Understanding student is the key to success. I am very strong in teaching proper Japanese, including reading and writing Hiragana, Katakana, and Kanji with fun way. Also, casual, informal, practical Japanese too.

About Jinko

Hello! I will open up my morning time since it's a very difficult time for most of the people and lots of school is closed until this coronavirus pandemics ends. Also, I accept temporally students who need extra help while you can't go to school. 補習校の生徒さんも大歓迎です。小学生、中学生ならどの教科も教えられます。Please note, I

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Emi S.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, Engilsh, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded The Eloise Roach Award from AISD
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Emi S.

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We can focus on all four skills; speaking, listening, reading, and writing, but if a student would like to focus on only speaking, we can certainly do that as well. We also talk about cultural aspects of Japan and cover the vocabularies related to the cultural aspects.

About Emi

Hello, my name is Emi. I was born in Nagano prefecture and raised in Saitama prefecture. After graduating from college in Tokyo, I moved to the U.S. and have been teaching Japanese at public middle schools as well as colleges for almost 30 years. My hobbies are practicing musical instruments and

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Russell
Sensei seems to really enjoy teaching. As both a native speaker and a longtime resident of the US, she is able to bridge the cultures in a way that many instructors would not be able to. I have been studying with her for over six months - both in a private and college setting - and I feel that I would be hard pressed to find a better teacher. In a college setting, she is very strict and covers a lot of material in a short period of time, and those who take her courses must be prepared to expend significant time and energy for success, but those who can keep up are well equipped to continue their studies with pretty much any other teacher or course.
Chris
Sensei Emi was patient, kind, and very thorough with her teaching. I started from knowing absolutely nothing about Japanese language or culture and now, having completed just 5 hours of lessons with her, I feel I have a solid foundation to build upon. Within our 5 hours we covered numbers, greetings, and almost all of the 46 basic hiragana. She was born and raised in Japan so it was lovely hearing about the culture and society from stories she lived through first hand. As I continue my education in Japanese I hope to return to her and continue to learn more. I highly recommend her as a teacher to anyone learning Japanese at any level.
Anderson
Emi is the second private tutor that my company has had and she by far has been the best, hands-down. She is professional and experienced but she is also flexible with scheduling which is a necessity for business professionals who travel quite a bit for work.
The homework is not strenuous but is focused and important for success in her lessons. She also teaches at a nice pace but also is willing to work with you if you feel that you are falling behind. You can absolutely tell that Emi cares about her students and their progression with the language no matter their age and experience.
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Severin D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $18
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Bachelor of Music, Flute Performance from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
  • Awarded First Place from Chicago Flute Club
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Severin D.

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Students can expect to strengthen skills in reading, writing, and speaking, including developing breadth of vocabulary, grammar, and kanji.

About Severin

Hello! My name is Severin and I'm very excited to work with you. I am often told that I have a very gentle, calm, and positive demeanor, and I love leading lessons with fun and flexibility. Regarding my background as a musician, I have a Master of Music degree in Flute Performance from the Indian

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Average Cost of Japanese Lessons in Pacific Palisades, CA

The average cost of 60-minute Japanese lessons in Pacific Palisades is $62. 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.
30 min
$43 average
45 min
$56 average
60 min
$62 average

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"Today's 1st class was great ! I am very very happy .
Arigato Sensei Yoshi"
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Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"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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Took Japanese lessons from Rie T.
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"Awesome! The best. She genuinely cares about her students. You should definitely take lessons from her."
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Took Japanese lessons from Rie T.
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Took Japanese lessons from Moataz A.
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"いつもありがとう😊 I feel more confidence."
Tom
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Sunho is great! She is always prepared and on time, and she goes over the information well. I am very happy to have her as my tutor."
Devin
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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"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."
Vivienne
Took Japanese lessons from Rie T.
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"When I'm feeling overwhelmed with so much material to learn, Ai helps me understand and is very supportive"
Eileen
Took Japanese lessons from Ai P.
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"What an incredible teacher! So patient, kind, and always willing to help me work on my Japanese."
Jose
Took Japanese lessons from Rie T.
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"I started take his classes from last December,
His teaching skills are much better than other teachers.
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Ross
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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