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Emma S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • B.A. in Drama, School of the Arts from University of California, Irvine
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Emma S.

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Let's learn Japanese through practice!
I teach words and phrases to help communicate thoughts as simply as possible.

About Emma

Being bilingual in English and Japanese has allowed me to teach both languages effectively. I take cultural nuances into consideration to ensure that the words spoken are polite and friendly. I believe that proper communication is important to keeping peace and harmony in both our professional an

Wakana Y.

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

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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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Adrianne K.
I had so much fun today speaking Japanese with Wakana! She is very kind and will help you if you don't know what to say. I look forward to learning more with Wakana!
Jin
Passionate that you learn what is important and engaging for you. Absolutely love her!
Jamie
Great teacher! Wakana tailors her lessons to your goals and makes the lessons a lot of fun! She’s very enthusiastic and definitely wants to see her students succeed. I would recommend her 100%!

Hikari N.

Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 5 to 60
  • Awarded Winner of Steinway Piano Junior Artist from Steinway
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Hikari N.

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Native Japanese Speaker available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I will structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong communication skills in Japanese! Welcome to speaking session!!

About Hikari

Hikari Nakamura is from Japan and started learning the piano at the age of 6. She pursued her education at the Interlochen Arts Academy with Dr. Thomas Lymenstull and with Dr. Roberta Rust at Lynn University Conservatory of Music with a full scholarship. In 2019, Hikari graduated with a masters deg

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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Bachelors of Music Education with Honors from New Mexico State University
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Jesse M.

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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 bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. 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

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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.
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Maya S.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Maya S.

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Are you interested in learning Japanese but not sure how to start? Have you visited Japan but wished you could speak Japanese more fluently? Do you want to learn Hiragana and Kanji so that you can enjoy Japanese Manga? にほんごをべんきょうしたいですか?

A native of Japan, Maya received Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from Tokyo University of the Arts (東京芸術大学). During her violin study at the Tokyo University of the Arts, she earned her music teaching certificate for middle and high schools in Japan (中学校及び高等学校教諭専修免許状).

She finished NY Japan Society’s Japanese language Teacher Training Program (Introductory level) in December 2020.
She is currently finishing up the same program with intermediate level in March 2021.

Maya also has 10 years of experience for tutoring Japanese language, offering private and small group lessons to students of all ages. Her Japanese lessons cover everything from vocabulary and grammar, to culture, custom, and fun conversation of course!
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About Maya

Hi! My name is Maya and I was born n Japan. I graduated from the Juilliard School in 2001 and have been a violinist of New Jersey Symphony since 2007. Did you just pick up the violin or piano for the first time? Have you been working on some pieces but need further help? Are you taking an auditi

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Ron
I’ve been learning Japanese with Maya for months now. She is so fun to study with, and her teaching is easy to follow. I totally recommend her!
Marisol Q.
She like you ! And will return next week.
Gene
Maya has been my daughter’s violin teacher for 5 years. She teaches in both English and Japanese, which expands my daughter's musical knowledge in 2 languages. She is patient and works well with kids. My daughter enjoys learning from Maya.

Ai P.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Japanese, Chinese, English
  • Political Science from UC Berkeley
  • Teaching since 2002
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Ai P.

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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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Average Cost of Japanese Lessons in Westlake Village, CA

The average cost of 60-minute Japanese lessons in Westlake Village is $62. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $44 and $80 per hour.
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$70 average
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"It was great! Mona immediately made me and my daughter comfortable and jumped right into reaching my daughter. My daughter couldn’t be more excited."
Raphaella
Took Japanese lessons from Mona S.
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"She is a very good and patient instructor!! I can't wait to continue lessons with her!"
Jennah
Took Japanese lessons from Sayaka M.
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"Rie did a great job teaching my kids Japanese. She’s loving, caring and my kids were excited to see her every week! I strongly recommend Rie! Love her!!"
Leah
Took Japanese lessons from Rie T.
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"First lesson was great! Valentina really enjoyed it and is very excited about learning Japanese! Thank you :)"
Valentina
Took Japanese lessons from Mona S.
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"I started take his classes from last December,
His teaching skills are much better than other teachers.
Because of experience."
Ross
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"He is an excellent teacher and very professional. I give him 5 stars and I recommend him. Angelina cuenca and Alex fadther"
Angelina
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Sensei Sunho san is a very patient teacher and I have made much progress in the last few weeks with the vocabulary and sentence construction. Her slides are well paced and mixes vocab, grammer and conversational items in single class. Thanks!"
Anirban
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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"Best Japanese Teacher ever!"
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Took Japanese lessons from Rosita R.
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"You were very thorough, and connected well. I look forward to my next lesson. Ja, mata!"
Brandy
Took Japanese lessons from Hikaru I.
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"6months of a great experience and result.
I recommend Yoshi Sensei to everybody who wants to study Japanese."
Matt
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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