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Popular Japanese Teachers in San Jose, CA

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

Mitch H.

1 Review
San Jose, CA
Starting at $37
  • Speaks Spanish, Japanese
  • BS: Business Administration from California State University, Stanislaus
  • Teaches Beginner
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Mitch H.

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Hello,

With over 8 years experience in tutoring, I have learned what methods work and those that don’t. I’m upbeat, patient, easy going, empathetic, and generally well-liked by others. I’m very good at adapting to different learning styles and have a knack for eliciting the best out of my students through motivation and positive reinforcement.

Throughout university, and after, I mentored many students with great results. In addition to academics I helped them get the most out of their college experience. Everyone I helped benefited greatly, and one runs a very successful consulting business.

I recently returned from spending 2 years in Japan. My current level is JLPT N4.

About Mitch

Whether you're completely lost, just need a little help, or need some test/note taking tips I can be very helpful. My patient, easy going, and positive mindset is very conducive to creating a great learning atmosphere. I can also be very useful to those that aren't motivated, I have a knack for fin

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Yukari M.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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Yukari M.

2 Reviews
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Hello!  こんにちは! If you are looking for FUN and EFFECTIVE Japanese tutor, I am here for you!!! I can help to improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills and I can provide specific lessons for all level of JLPT.After you provide me your goal and request, I can create a specific lesson for you.
I was born in Japan but I lived in America for years and have traveled quite a bit.
Also I have been a Japanese tutor for american students in US for years more than 1400 hours and I understand how difficult to keep the motivation for studying language. I can help you to keep your motivation to reach your goal! Additionally, I have six years of experience in Japanese public schools and lived in many cities in Japan. We can share many unique Japanese culture that I experienced and studied in Japan.
I have a PhD in Japan, so I am good at academic writing and logical thinking in Japanese too.
Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions! :)
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About Yukari

Hello! こんにちは! If you are looking for FUN and EFFECTIVE Japanese tutor, I am here for you!!! I can help to improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills and I can provide specific lessons for all level of JLPT. After you provide me your goal and request, I can create a specific lesso

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Samuel L.
So far just one lesson, but could not ask for a better start. Very helpful.
Yoojeong E.
She was very patience, and professional. I appreciated her calness and abilitity to troubleshoot in terms of the level and needs of my language skill.

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Yuriko I.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks JAPANESE
  • English from Kyoto, Japan
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Yuriko I.

6 Reviews
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Experienced JAPANESE teacher since 2007, available for students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while building a strong foundation to further develop proficiency in Japanese. Each class is custom made to your own level and needs.

Text book used: Genki, Minnano Nihongo, Japanese for busy people, JLPT preparation books, or your own text book.

Classes are taught online primarily using SKYPE.

About Yuriko

Hi, Kon nichi wa. Genki? Hajime mashite, watashino namae wa Yuriko desu. I was born and raised in Japan. I can teach from beginner to intermediate in Japanese. I have many hours of experience teaching Japanese to any ages, kids to adults, private, group or home-schooling -- whoever wants to le

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Courtney
Yuriko is very knowledgeable, friendly and patient. I've been studying Japanese on my own for about a month and decided I wanted an instructor to help me. I was very nervous to speak Japanese in front of her as my studies have left me reading about grammar and vocabulary, not necessarily saying much of it out loud, but she quickly calmed me with her reassuring nature. She provided me with a lot of insight on the use cases for many words/phrases, as well as Japanese culture. I left my first lesson feeling confident and ready for more!

I'd highly recommend Yuriko to anyone wanting a Japanese language instructor! She's the best!
Sandi T.
My daughter is absolutely LOVING her lessons with Yuriko. We travel often and it is wonderful that my daughter is able to continue her lessons, where ever we are.
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Miku O.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner
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Miku O.

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Hello 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 moved to Hawaii two years ago and currently work for American Airlines as a flight attendant.

I can help you with conversation, grammar, and pronunciation. I like to use a textbook that you usually use, but I am flexible. We can work on specific grammar points, vocabulary building, 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 the pace you want with me.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask me and PLEASE sent me a message before booking lessons. I'm flight attendant so my schedule varies from day to day.

Hope to see you soon!

About Miku

Hello everyone! My name is Miku. I was born in Hawaii and raised in Japan. I currently work for American Airlines as a flight attendant. I graduated from Dokkyo university in Saitama, Japan, and majored in hospitality and tourism. I moved to Hawaii in 2016. I can help you with conversation, gram

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Kyoko B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kyoko B.

4 Reviews
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こんにちは! 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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Dominique F.
Hartley
Wow, I want to give ***** 6 Stars! If you are wanting to learn Japanese, then Kyoko is the perfect teacher that anyone could ask for!
I felt embarrassed to seek help to learn Japanese, because after many years of living in Tokyo for my work, I only knew a few small communicating words here and there... arigato, genki etc... and the writing, well that was 'impossible' to read for me!!
Kyoko was very understanding and made me feel completely comfortable about learning the Japanese language from the beginning. At almost 40 years old and trying to push my brain into learning something new, this was challenging and made me nervous at times. But Kyoko is an amazing teacher and when I finished a lesson with her, I was so proud with what I had accomplished and she made me feel empowered and more driven. I can now understand words in hirigana!! It is amazing to me.
I thank Kyoko so much for her help and support with the lessons we had together :) I will do my best.
Annie W.
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Average Cost of Japanese Lessons in San Jose, CA

The average cost of 60-minute Japanese lessons in San Jose 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
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$59 average

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"Very clear explanations and very patient."
Deandre
Took Japanese lessons from Mona S.
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"Sunho-sensei provides a lot of practice material that is helping me improve my vocabulary and reading. Each lesson is very exciting and helpful. She really wants me to learn!"
Toni
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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"I truly enjoyed my lesson with Mona! She is very patient and excellent at communicating. I look forward to continuing my lessons with her."
Lynette
Took Japanese lessons from Mona S.
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"Oyamada Sensei is very good at finding a student's skill level and tailoring his instruction to improve the skills and challenge the limits of the student, which has quickly spurred me on to dramatic improvements in my Japanese ability after only 3 lessons. He also makes it fun by playing to the interests of the student and keeping the sessions light and full of humor. Highly recommended if you want to work hard, have fun, and learn Japanese!"
Jordan
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"She is patient and kind."
Olena
Took Japanese lessons from Mona S.
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"Seiko-San was very cooperative and encouraging during my first online lesson. I believe it was her first time teaching online and she did well. I am really happy today with my experience, she gave me some nice compliments. I look forward to the next lesson."
Tony
Took Japanese lessons from Seiko D.
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"Very sweet and makes lessons easy to understand."
Nick
Took Japanese lessons from Jessie N.
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"Thank you Masaki! Looking forward to the next lesson"
Cameron
Took Japanese lessons from Masaki K.
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"She was nice and helpful"
Angie
Took Japanese lessons from Aimi F.
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"Great instructor. Lessons are well planned and easy to comprehend. I am very pleased with my progress."
LJ
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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