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Paul S.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $17
  • Speaks Spanish, Japanese, Italian, French, German, Portuguese, Swedish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Paul S.

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Ever since I discovered Dragon Ball Z on Toonami back in the early 2000's, I have come to develop a love of all things Japan, specifically anime and J-pop. My experience with learning Japanese started back when I started studying at home with my older brother back in 1999 or so, and then started studying Japanese at college, which culminated in the completion of a minor in Japanese as part of my BA. I have also visited Japan one time to visit my older brother who was teaching English over there at the time. I love Dragon Ball (among many, many other anime) and T.M. Revolution.

About Paul

I hail from Walla Walla, Washington, home of the "famous" sweet onions. I can't begin to express how much I love languages!! I have studied 8 so far (Spanish, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Italian, Swedish, and Dutch) and I teach 5 (Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, and Japanese), and w

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Preston
My son had so much fun. Paul is very patient.
Rebecca
Great instructor, very personable and teaches at a good pace. I highly recommend Paul!
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Very nice lesson.
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Masaki K.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Masaki K.

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Do you want to understand your favorite anime show, movies or Japanese culture better? Do you want to learn to crack jokes in Japanese and win any crowd over? Would you like to do business in Japan and need someone who can not only teach you the language, but cultural differences and etiquette so you can win over any client?

Japanese and English are polar opposites in many ways.
Sentence structures are upside down. English is written horizontally left to right, but traditional Japanese is written vertically right to left.
Communicating can be difficult when what can be spoken directly in English has to be said in more subtle ways in Japanese, and this miscommunication can cause relationships to break down.

My passion is to help people cross cultural barriers and make new friends.
Learning a new language can build confidence and expand your mind in ways you never thought possible!

One of the signs that you have truly mastered a language is to understand the humor. I can ...

About Masaki

About me. I was born in Fukuoka, Japan and moved to the US when I was 18. I studied ESL then got a degree in marketing and worked in Real Estate and Finance for many years. I learned English from scratch when I moved to California and am now completely fluent in English, so much so that peopl

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Jinko H.

233 Reviews
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  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1990
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Jinko H.

233 Reviews
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I am a native speaker and former school teacher in Japan. Learning is fun-that's my motto. When you achieve your goals, you enjoy a feeling of accomplishment, right? I want to help you to achieve your goals. My lesson starts from finding what students really need to learn. Understanding student is the key to success. I am very strong in teaching proper Japanese, including reading and writing Hiragana, Katakana, and Kanji with fun way. Also, casual, informal, practical Japanese too.

About Jinko

Ages taught: 15 to 75 こんにちは。 If you are trying to start learning Japanese, you found a right tutor!! I am very happy to see many people who want to learn and improve their Japanese. Please note that my current availability is really limited. If you want to learn Japanese with me, b

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Kate
My first lesson was very helpful and fun! Thank you so much!!
Bob B.
Jinko Sensei,

Thank you for a most informative and exciting lesson.
Antoni
Great instructor. Personable, knowledgeable, fun.
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Mona S.

93 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Awarded Young Artist Competition Winner from Coeur d'Alene Symphony Orchestra
  • Master of Music in Flute Performance with Academic Honors, Music in Education Certification from New England Conservatory
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Mona S.

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I'm a first generation half-Japanese American currently living in Boston, MA! I spent my childhood surrounded by Japanese language and culture, followed by 7 years of formal language training, culminating in a Japanese language minor at the University of Washington. My thesis focused on the manifestation of gender in Japanese performing arts.

Growing up bilingual, I understand the difficulty of trying to juggle two languages! Whether you want to learn a new language, or simply want to brush up on your Japanese skills, I am always happy to be of help! Lessons include reading, writing, listening, translating literature, and speaking (polite, casual, and formal styles). I use the Genki and Tobira books and also like to introduce students to classic and modern Japanese literature as a way to enhance the students’ cultural knowledge. I welcome beginning and intermediate Japanese students!

About Mona

I'm an active flutist and Japanese enthusiast currently living in Boston, MA! I hold degrees in Flute Performance from New England Conservatory and the University of Washington, and recently completed my Fulbright year at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, Finland. I believe that learning music shoul

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Maya S.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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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 New York Japan Society’s Japanese-language Teacher Training Program (Introductory level) in December 2020, same program with intermediate level in March 2021.

Maya also has 10 years of experience for tutoring Japanese language, offering private lessons to students of all ages. Her Japanese lessons cover everything from vocabulary and grammar, to culture, custom, and fun conversation of course!
For the first time Japanese learner, she uses GENKI textbook (An ...

About Maya

Hi! My name is Maya and I was born in 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 for the first time? Have you been working on some pieces but need further help? Are you taking an audition for yo

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Jennifer T.
Maya is an excellent teacher. She is patient and explains things clearly.
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.
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Naoko G.

7 Reviews
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  • Speaks Japanese
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Naoko G.

7 Reviews
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My lessons are full of originality and are designed to match your level and meet your goals and range from pre-intermediate to advanced levels.
It is all in one comprehensive lesson well balanced with speaking, listening, reading, new vocabulary, and grammar.
Students will review sentence structure and grammar usage by writing essays.
For those who use Japanese for work, for those who are going to take the JLPT test, and for those who are self-studying for Japanese classes in college, I will prepare lessons to meet your various objectives.
Classes are held in Japanese only.

About Naoko

My name is Naoko and I teach Japanese in NY state. I completed the studies for the 420-hour Advanced Japanese Teacher Training Course in 2013 and start teaching at my Japanese class; Naoko's Japanese Classroom. I have students from various occupations who want to improve their speaking skills in the

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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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"Thanks to my teacher, I improved considerably. I will do my best in the future.""
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Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"I have been taking Japanese courses from Yoshi sensei and he is one of the best teachers ever!! He is cheerful, kind, supportive and above all really goot at teaching Japanese. At the beginning he asked me the needs of mine and has helped me accordingly. Thank you Yoshi sensei!!"
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Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Sunho-san and I had a good lesson review. Very impressed with her patience."
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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."
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Took Japanese lessons from Mona S.
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"Rosita was great. I like the way she broke everything down and answered all my questions. It was a pleasure to work through my first lesson in Japanese with her.

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"She is so patient, and always tell me to take my time which relaxes me and she explains things very clearly, plus she even tries to help you on a Japanese sentence/word you can't pronounce!"
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Took Japanese lessons from Mona S.
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"Sensei is an excellent teacher. Very attentive, patient and always happy to explain things in-depth. He is the BEST Japanese teacher EVER."
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Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Awesome Teacher! This is the teacher you want to book!"
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Took Japanese lessons from Rosita R.
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"She was soo nice! and I found it very easy to understand"
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Took Japanese lessons from May G.
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