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Akira K.

5 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Bachelor of European Literature from Waseda University Tokyo
  • Teaching since 2017
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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!
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Sky
Akira is a nice person, very thorough and responds quickly.
Seth
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Yuriko I.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks JAPANESE
  • English from Kyoto, Japan
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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.

Yukako Y.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Japanese, Korean
  • A.A. In English literature from Yamawaki Gakuin junior college
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Yukako Y.

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I was born and raised in Japan. I moved to U.S.A.in 2017. I have three trilingual children. I have taught Japanese to over 30 students from all over the world. I am willing to teach students of all ages. Beginner to advanced speakers welcome. Let's have fun learning!

About Yukako

Teaching is my passion. I always wanted to keep myself educated in languages. Its fun! I can teach students to learn how to read,write and speak. I can tailor my lesson using the material that you like to use depending on the goals and preference of the student. One of my students asked for help w

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Orion LauRence C.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $31
  • Speaks Japanese, English, Hebrew, French
  • Teaching since 1988
  • BA Anthropology & Sociology from Deakine University - Australia
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Orion LauRence C.

5 Reviews
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Hello, I have been teaching languages for over 15 years, and I love to see my students grow and develop. I speak 4 languages (French, Hebrew, English & Japanese) so I know what it takes to learn a language. It's much more than just "words"!
I lived in Japan for 7.5 years where I taught English as a second language.
Now I teach Japanese for beginners, French, and Hebrew at all levels.
Let me take you on a cultural journey where you not only learn to speak and read basic Japanese but understand the intricate cultural nuances of Japan, it's magical!
Looking forward to meeting you.

About Orion LauRence

Hello, I am Orion, I am French, Israeli, Australian and live in the USA now. I have been teaching languages for over 15 years in various countries around the world and love seeing my students grow and develop. As I speak 4 languages, I know how hard it can be to learn to pronounce and place the w

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Celia
I consider myself a challenged beginner in Hebrew and Orion is patient and kind, and manages to add humor to my learning. She is willing to break down the nuances of the language in the easiest of terms, when needed. I can tell she would be a phenomenal instructor for more advanced learners as well. I look forward to my continued lessons!
Ella
Laurence is an attentive, supportive teacher with a contemporary educational approach. Laurence has a lot of teaching experience, she knows how to interact with a student, that makes learning experience amazing and productive. I was privileged to be a student of Lawrence
Elliot
Orion is a super teacher, attentive, clear, and versatile. She adapted to my needs and helped me get through hurdles of a new language while giving me confidence with her positive way of teaching, I am very pleased with her professionalism and highly recommend her services

May G.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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May G.

5 Reviews
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Online Japanese Teacher

I am an open minded, friendly, multicultural experienced tutor of Japanese languages.
I can personalize lessons at your request from using basic GENKI textbook or Japanese for busy people to free conversation upon your advance request. Please let me know what your purpose and goal. I will do my best to help you to achieve your goal. (Hopefully with a lot of fun.)
I can also teach you Japanese culture such as Origami, cooking and calligraphy. I love Japanese history and would like to share richness of Japanese culture.

About May

My native language is Japanese. I grew up and obtained B.A in Linguistic at Kinjo University, Nagoya, Japan. I have 4 years of English tutoring experience for local high school English learners in Japan. As a career, I was an instructor for the airline reservation system to travel agents. Teaching

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ray R.
Very good japanese teacher. Helping me review all me weekly classes and providing me with more insight.
Sean
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Mayuko G.
She is very patient and helpful. She is willing help me anytime.

Masahito K.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Intercultural Communication from Ryukoku University
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Masahito K.

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Since I had been an exchange student in the US, I had been into learning Japanese culture. This experience made me go to the oldest university in Japan called Ryukoju univ, Kyoto. Kyoto is beautiful. I was always strolling around after school by walk from my home.

If you want to learn the Japanese language with a vibrant and colorful background of Japanese culture, ask me at any time. Let's enjoy discovering the mystery of a different culture!

About Masahito

Hello people!! My name is Masshi! I am very excited that you want to learn Japanese. Learning is fun. And let's unlock the gimmick of learning! It is my passion to teach. I sometimes become a ski instructor during the winter time. The students are 3-18 years old. I love it. Full of green

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Tanya
Great teacher! Very personable! Highly recommend 😊
Anca
With Masshy as my tutor, I practiced writing and speaking Japanese within the space of one month and a half. I’m one of those people who feel more confident writing than speaking, especially in a language as different from English as Japanese, but Masshy was eagerly helpful, supportive, polite, patient and kind (the list could go on), and we had fun during our casual conversations, conversation games (‘The three-second game’ particularly stood out to me due to all the fun and excitement of getting to its end with as many questions as possible answered in less than three seconds), and even made up a story together. Feel free to ask him any questions, be straightforward about your needs, and he’ll cater to them to the best of his abilities!
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Average Cost of Japanese Lessons in Valley Village, CA

The average cost of 60-minute Japanese lessons in Valley Village 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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"My kids were happy with the first lession. They said she was very soft polite with them"
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Took Japanese lessons from Aimi F.
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"I have been enjoying my lessons so far and I've been learning a lot. Clare is good about giving me lots of real-life information that a textbook doesn't really explain, which I enjoy very much and find helpful! She was very good at handling my expectations and concerns the first day and having good analogies to help me understand things. She has been very good about working with my chaotic schedule as well, which I appreciate very much. I look forward to my future classes."
Stacey
Took Japanese lessons from Clare K.
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"I’m glad to go back to my Japanese studies and this really helps me though I do need to make some time for me to work on my Japanese studies but yeah this is amazing that I’m back to my Japanese studies."
Seth
Took Japanese lessons from Akira K.
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"Seiko walks with me every lesson through the "Japanese for busy people" book and I like how she asks me to go through exercises in japanese so I can get used to listening. We also spend time enriching vocabulary."
Nikolaos
Took Japanese lessons from Seiko D.
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"Taking Japanese lessons with Yoshi-sensei is well worth the time and effort. He is a very patient instructor who always eager to answer questions and explain important language nuances."
Maria
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Thanks, I really enjoyed your first lesson."
Kenny
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"I love Sensei Yoshi’s class ;)"
Lim
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"She was nice and helpful"
Angie
Took Japanese lessons from Aimi F.
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"I could not find a good Japanese language teacher in my town(LA) but FL. I love his lesson . So helpful and inexpensive."
Jammy
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"My son is taking lessons weekly with Ai and is really enjoying himself. Looking forward to many more sessions."
Shane
Took Japanese lessons from Ai P.
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