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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 Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Jesse M.

101 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Bachelors of Music Education with Honors from New Mexico State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jesse M.

101 Reviews
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Learn to speak and read Japanese, have fun, and get considerably better results than you would in a class.

Or use this as a supplement to an existing class and completely surpass it's standards.

Explore the methods that make it possible to be conversational within a year.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students on voice/singing, guitar, bass, drums, piano, and ukulele. I highly recommend my studio partners Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with classic

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Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.
Dulcenea
Super kind, patient and teaches a lot in each session!

Ai P.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Japanese, Chinese, English
  • Political Science from UC Berkeley
  • Teaches Beginner, Advanced
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Ai P.

18 Reviews
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Hi, I first taught Japanese to my friends at college in 2002 and I’ve always enjoyed teaching and interacting with students even though I didn’t expect it to become my career then. I have taught adults including senior citizens, college, high school and middle school students, and young children. Teaching Japanese to American military personnel and spouses who were stationed in Japan was the most rewarding experiences I’ve had. They truly needed the language skills to live in Japan, and they really appreciated that they were able to learn survival Japanese that’s instantly useful out in town.

I grew up in Japan and came to US to go to college. When I was a college student, I taught Japanese and English to middle and high school students during summer back in Japan. I have a Master of Education in TESL. I teach all levels including those who are starting out and also want to improve their fluency and understand the culture and history too!
I’m looking forward to working with ...

About Ai

Hello, I am truly enjoying teaching every student of all subjects I teach. I enjoy meeting a variety of students and getting to know how unique each of them is. Currently, I teach Japanese, English and piano. I’m very grateful for all the students I’ve taught. Much as I teach them something, they’v

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Stephanie M.
My children just had their first lesson with Ai and they really enjoyed it. She tailored the lesson to them wonderfully based on their level and experience. They were engaged the entire time and cannot wait for the next one. We highly recommend Ai!

Meet Online Japanese Teachers Serving Sun Valley, CA

Ai P.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Japanese, Chinese, English
  • Political Science from UC Berkeley
  • Teaches Beginner, Advanced
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Ai P.

20 Reviews
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Hi, I first taught Japanese to my friends at college in 2002 and I’ve always enjoyed teaching and interacting with students even though I didn’t expect it to become my career then. I have taught adults including senior citizens, college, high school and middle school students, and young children. Teaching Japanese to American military personnel and spouses who were stationed in Japan was the most rewarding experiences I’ve had. They truly needed the language skills to live in Japan, and they really appreciated that they were able to learn survival Japanese that’s instantly useful out in town.

I grew up in Japan and came to US to go to college. When I was a college student, I taught Japanese and English to middle and high school students during summer back in Japan. I have a Master of Education in TESL. I teach all levels including those who are starting out and also want to improve their fluency and understand the culture and history too!
I’m looking forward to working with ...

About Ai

Hello, I am truly enjoying teaching every student of all subjects I teach. I enjoy meeting a variety of students and getting to know how unique each of them is. Currently, I teach Japanese, English and piano. I’m very grateful for all the students I’ve taught. Much as I teach them something, they’v

Recent Reviews
Jennifer
Joshua
Stephanie M.
My children just had their first lesson with Ai and they really enjoyed it. She tailored the lesson to them wonderfully based on their level and experience. They were engaged the entire time and cannot wait for the next one. We highly recommend Ai!
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Sunho K.

184 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $21
  • Speaks Korean, Japanese
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sunho K.

184 Reviews
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Online Japanese Teacher

Here is a little about me, I'm from Korea, graduated in Japan, working in America. Also,I'm an outgoing person. I like cooking, painting and watching movies. I really would like to meet new students who interested in Asian culture and people who would like to share their lifestyles and hobbies. Hope to meet you soon!

About Sunho

Hi, My name is Sunho. I'm from Korea and lived in Japan for about 5 years. I'd like to meet people who want learn language. I can teach Korean and Japanese. Here is a little about me, I'm an outgoing person. I like cooking, painting and watching movies. I really would like to meet new students who

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Alexander Z.
My son absolutely loves her. 3rd session and he has already learned some words.
Yves H.
Best teacher for teaching korean!! Super fun and understanding :D
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Aili あいり L.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Aili あいり L.

7 Reviews
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Online Japanese Teacher

Hi, I am a Mom, and love to teach and chat in Japanese !! Also, I am a professional photographer. If you want to try to speak Japanese, I am here for you:).

I was born in Tokyo and moved to U.S. when I was 25 years old. I lived in Florida, Texas, California and Hawaii. I love to eat and travel all over....

Anyway, let's talk !!

About Aili あいり

Konnichiwa~!! My name is YURI:). I was born in Tokyo and BA Psychology major at University in Tokyo. After working as a secretary in Nihonbashi Tokyo, moved to Tampa, Florida to learn English. I still keep in touch with my roommates who taught me in English. Now it's my turn to teach Japanes

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Sara
Sensi-Yuri is amazing! I never thought learning a foreign language could be so easy and fun. Thank you!
Kainoa
Best teacher I’ve ever had! Mahalo!
Mei-ling
Very easy going and love to learn from you.

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Average Cost of Japanese Lessons in Sun Valley, CA

The average cost of 60-minute Japanese lessons in Sun Valley 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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"I've just started, but have had an excellent introduction. I believe I have made some progress in my ability to read already. Looking forward to more."
Gui
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Sunho is a very responsible and professional teacher.
My teenager daughter really shows progress!"
Nastasya
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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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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"very willing to work with the student, and very patient!"
Oliver
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"So far just one lesson, but could not ask for a better start. Very helpful."
Samuel
Took Japanese lessons from Yukari M.
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"The best instructor I have ever had in my life.

As it states on her profile, she is well-versed in all levels of Japanese language and culture. She is extremely good at developing a lesson plan specific to each student's needs, and can use a wide variety of media to help each student - again, depending on what each student would like to do. Whether you want to learn how to speak for a trip, or how to navigate the Japanese business environment at a fluent and competent level, she will have the best instruction. To say that she is adaptive is an understatement. You will absolutely come out of every class feeling that you have learned something meaningful and useful towards your language goals. Jessie will work with you to develop a schedule that will work with your life outside of class, and is extremely easy to work with regarding schedule changes.

Jessie managed to get me from a beginner level, to just starting on N2 material, in a shorter time than I could have imagined. She has an extremely high level of motivation and excitement that shows through in every lesson.

I highly recommend Jessie for any level due to her adaptability, high skill level, and wide span of knowledge."
Travis
Took Japanese lessons from Jessie N.
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"Yoshifumi is a great instructor. The only reason I didnt continue classes was because online classes arent for me. Anyone who can do online classes would be lucky to have him as a teacher!"
Dakota
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Very nice she gives my daughter papers to practice her hiragana very good teacher!"
Anna
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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"First lesson in the book, she’s great! Highly recommend to anyone wanting to study!"
Tim Farrell
Took Japanese lessons from Hikaru I.
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"I am so happy that I could take real Japanese Karate Master's class."
Naomi J
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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