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Miku A.

Fullerton, CA
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Chinese, Japanese
  • Bachelor of Science, International Business from Pepperdine University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Miku A.

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I am a native Japanese & Chinese speaker and a resident in the United States. I am trilingual in Japanese, Chinese and English for written and verbal, so I could teach all three of the languages! I have been in the United States for 8 years with fluent English level, so communication will not be a problem with me:) I graduated from Pepperdine University as an International Business Major, and I have a year of tutoring experience at the non-profit organization. I am an outgoing and friendly person, so I will make my class unique with a friendly atmosphere! Please send me a message with your language level if you are interested in my lesson!

About Miku

I am a native Japanese & Chinese speaker and a resident in the United States. I am trilingual in Japanese, Chinese and English for written and verbal, so I could teach all three of the languages! I have been in the United States for 8 years with fluent English level, so communication will not be a

Akira K.

5 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2017
  • 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!😃
Sky
Akira is a nice person, very thorough and responds quickly.
Seth
Very good Japanese teacher 👍🏻
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Clare K.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Clare K.

29 Reviews
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I am a private tutor of Japanese for all ages, currently from age 7 to middle-age. I love to be a witness when my students suddenly "get" something new we've been working on for a while. Japanese is a fascinating, beautiful, and complicated language, and it's exciting to be a partner in my students' achievements and success!

I have a lot of experience teaching middle school and high school age students--including my own kids, whom I homeschool. My first visit to Japan was a semester study abroad in my senior year of high school, and I've lived there off and on since then. My students receive the benefit of my life experiences there, including preparation for the realities of daily life in Japan--from how to use the public transit, to what to do during a natural disaster.

Along with my on-the-ground experience working in Japan as a translator/interpreter in a fast-paced, high-stakes environment, I hold an M.A. in Japanese and N1 (highest level) certification on the Japanese ...

About Clare

After two years working as a translator/interpreter for local government in Kochi, Japan, I moved back to the US in 2016. Since then, I have been a private teacher of Japanese for all ages, currently from age 12 to mid-40s. I love to be a witness when my students suddenly "get" something new we've

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Naoko G.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • B.A. Humanities English and American Literature from University of Matsuyama
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Naoko G.

6 Reviews
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Three Japanese lessons provided, each tailored to maximize student's abilities according to their goals.

◆45-minute lesson: All in one comprehensive lesson with 15-20 minutes speaking plus listening and reading, new vocabulary and grammar.

◆30-minute lesson: Speaking practice plus one activity from listening, reading, or grammar, idioms your choice.

***Note: My lessons always have 5 minutes of break time at the end. This is because I must write feedback and prepare for the next class. Thank you for understanding.

About Naoko

Hi, everyone! I am Naoko. I live in upstate New York since 2010 and have been teaching Japanese online and in-person in this local area. I worked at a trading company and a wedding agency before moving to the U.S. So I can help businessmen and women who are trying to apply for job opportunities in

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Rex
Naoko help prepare detail and practical lessons, which help me learn Japanese in a very structure way, and as fast as I could!
Greg J.
Very professional and very good teacher. I am looking forward to learning Japanese with her.
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Wakana Y.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2009
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Wakana Y.

6 Reviews
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I am a Japanese trainer with extensive knowledge in teaching Japanese as a second/third language.

I work closely with my students to identify their goals and objectives and develop tailored lessons for a more effective learning experience.

I believe that you will absorb more effectively when you enjoy learning and you are encouraged to learn!

I teach basic through advanced Japanese.
• Speaking, listening, reading, writing, Hiragana, Katakana, Kanji
• Conversational Japanese: casual/polite/formal
• Real-life applications to Japanese life and culture
• Nuance in Japanese
• Japanese way of thinking, trends, custom, traditional and contemporary Japanese culture

About Wakana

Hello! My name is Wakana. I am an energetic yet very patient native Japanese with many years of experience in teaching Japanese. My motto is to provide a learning experience while having fun and being encouraged to learn more. I understand how frustrated it can be when one learns a language as

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Alex
I highly recommend Wakana-san. I have been taking lessons with her for 3 years. I was a complete beginner and the only exposure I had to Japanese prior to that was from Japanese anime. I am glad that Wakana-san has been very patient with me and putting up with my interests in animation. Her lessons have allowed me to understand the differences between the words and structure used in real life vs. those used in animation. Her ability in explaining the grammar and structure to me has definitely worked much better than any textbooks I have read.

My first trip to Japan last year was enjoyable, thanks to the lessons I have had with Wakana-san. I was able to get around Tokyo without much communication issues.

My goal is to be able to speak and listen to Japanese in a business setting and will continue to have Wakana-san help me reaching this goal.

Arigatou gozaimasu!
Julie
Wakana has been working with our daughter since she was high school. She wanted to study abroad in Japan and needed to pass exams and interviews.
Wakana made an enormous difference and our daughter was not only learning quickly but showing marked improvement in her progress. She got great grades and receiving strong, positive feedback from her teachers. Wakana formed a wonderful working relationship with her. I cannot recommend Wakana highly enough!
Ken
Wakana is an incredibly gifted teacher!
I have been studying Japanese with her for almost ten years. She is bright, warm, flexible, and she has a wonderful sense of humor. Anyone interested in learning the language would be lucky to have her as a teacher!
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Aki M.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA, Intercultural Communication from Ryukoku University
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Aki M.

5 Reviews
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I am a Japanese native speaker who has a deep interest in helping students learn Japanese and learn how to be successful in Japanese society. I lived in Japan until this past year and worked as a civil servant for seven years. During that time, I helped JET Program workers from America learn how to talk with their bosses and co-workers. This means I can help you learn smooth business Japanese as well as more casual language. In Japan and in the US, I frequently advise LGBTQ students and students of color about Japanese culture and how to adjust to Japanese society. Both Japanese language and culture can be tough--but I will work with you to help you succeed and achieve your goals!

My favorite aspect of tutoring is tailoring my lessons to YOUR needs and desires. If you would like anime, but need more speaking practice, I can come up with role-play situations that will allow you to talk about your interests. If you like Japanese culture and want to read more high-level texts, we can ...

About Aki

I am a Japanese native speaker who has a deep interest in helping students learn Japanese and learn how to be successful in Japanese society. I lived in Japan until this past year and worked as a civil servant for seven years. During that time, I helped JET Program workers from America learn how to

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Gail Saito
Lawrence
Aki has earned my highest recommendation. She provides weekly Japanese language and culture online tutoring to my 14-year-old son. She engages him fully, providing a rich multi-media experience utilizing video chat and whiteboarding effectively to simultaneously teach the spoken and written language (Hiragana, Katakana and Kanji). He is excited at the prospect of each new lesson and is learning quickly.
Martha
Aki is the best Japanese teacher that I have ever had! Aki plans lessons that exactly match the things I need to learn, so it is very efficient for me. She is especially good at explaining difficult grammar points in a very clear manner. She has really helped me improve in reading, writing and speaking. I am very grateful to her and strongly recommend her to other students.

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Average Cost of Japanese Lessons in Playa Vista, CA

The average cost of 60-minute Japanese lessons in Playa Vista is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $45 and $85 per hour.
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Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Mona is very patient and understanding."
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Took Japanese lessons from Mona S.
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"I love yoshifumi sensei! He's a great teacher!"
Oliver
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Sunho-sensei makes a great effort to help me with learning new vocabulary and reading practice!"
Toni
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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"Sensei is always patient with me, and answers any questions that I have. He's very easy to talk to and pushes me to do my best in every lesson. He's amazing! :)"
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Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"My son really enjoyed his first lesson!"
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Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Always a great class."
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Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"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."
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Took Japanese lessons from Emi S.
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"Mona is very professional, knowledgeable and supportive. My daughter said after her lesson: "Mona is the best teacher ever!!!". We are very excited for more lessons!
Olena"
Olena
Took Japanese lessons from Mona S.
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"Great class, had fun!"
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Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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