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Popular Japanese Teachers in Washington, DC

Kyoko B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kyoko B.

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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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Mayuko G.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
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Mayuko G.

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I am an open minded, friendly, multicultural experienced tutor of Japanese languages.
I can personalize lessons at your request from using basic GENKI textbook 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 my 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
Very good Japanese teacher 👍🏻
Mayuko G.
She is very patient and helpful. She is willing help me anytime.

Rina M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Japanese, English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1992
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Rina M.

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You will learn how to speak (and write if you are interested!) Japanese while you also learn about the culture and traveling tips. Lessons can be customized and catered to your needs and goals but mainly we can focus on having conversations and learning correct pronunciations while gaining useful words and phrases. I’m a native speaker but I have been living in the US for more than 20 years. As far as my teaching background goes, I was a teacher for Saturday Japanese School total of 10 years in the past and I also did tutoring while I attended my university. From my personal language learning experience, (I learned to speak Spanish also!) I can share my tricks on learning language faster and retaining it. Let’s get started!

About Rina

Hi! I am a native Japanese speaker and I have over 15 years of teaching experience. I speak English fluently so I know some difficulty for some non-Japanese speakers but I can help on pronunciation, mannerism, etc. If you are looking for a native speaker to converse and polish your speaking skil

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Cokko K.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • early childhood education from QC
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Cokko K.

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Experienced teach of 6 years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate/advance student! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Let's get started! more easy way to learn Japanese I know.

About Cokko

Experienced teacher of 5 years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate student! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Lets's get started.

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Sunho K.

178 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $21
  • Speaks Korean, Japanese
  • Marketing from 桜美林大学 Oberlin University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sunho K.

178 Reviews
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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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Wason H.
Ayden
Very sweet and kind! Her notes were very detailed and covered a broad range of topics. I appreciate that she sent the notes to me after each lesson so I could review them before the next session.
Krista B.
Sunho has been very understanding of my level and works with me as I try to advance my level. She understands my questions and happily helps me to better understand the Korean language and culture! I have lived in Seoul for a while and have been studying Korean on and off for about a year; Sunho helped me advance my Korean through review and new information. I would definitely recommend Sunho. :D

Sayaka M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 5 to 55
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sayaka M.

3 Reviews
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Online Japanese Teacher

Do you like Japanese language? Culture? fashion? food?
I'm a native Japanese who loves and is passionate many things about Japan.
I lived in Japan for first half of my life and have been living in USA another half.

I learned English from beginner level when I came to US and went through hard time learning a foreign language myself, so I can understand what would be the best way for you to learn with your language level.

I've been helping my friends and taught Japanese online.
I'm very patient and natural listener, so I will create my lessons customized from your personalities, goals, and language levels.

I'm also open to advise most things about Japan other than language.
I'm very flexible, easy to talk to and love to talk to people from all over the world.
I would like to help you learn what you are interested about Japan to reach your goals.

Let's have a fun and learn Japanese or about Japan together!

About Sayaka

Nice to meet you! I'm a native Japanese who have been in US for over 10 years. I have taught Japanese to my friends and online. I am a very patient and a natural listener, so I will listen to your goal, observe your level of Japanese and customize your lessons to be as efficient as possible within

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Carlos
I took my first class with Sayaka a couple of days ago, I'm glad I got to start my Japanese learning process with her. We had a very good first class, she answered to all of my questions and gave me good advice about what should I be starting with.
Ken ..
Sayaka has been very patient and helpful with Japanese lessons. She has customized the lessons to fit me and helped me learn what is useful for my interactions and job. Thank you Sayaka!
Ellena S.
Sayaka is a wonderful instructor! I cannot recommend her enough! She is so thoughtful and genuinely wants you to learn and improve. She even surprised me at our previous lesson with material that was relevant to my job! I can't wait to take more classes with her!

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Average Cost of Japanese Lessons in Washington, DC

The average cost of 60-minute Japanese lessons in Washington 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
45 min
$48 average
60 min
$59 average

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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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"Sensei Yoshi Oyamada is very warm and friendly. I was so relaxed that I spoke more Japanese in an hour than ever.
I believe that I am really going to learn a lot with his guidance."
Dawn
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"After completing three hour long lessons, it's fair to say that I have enjoyed my tutoring with her. She doesn't let things become boring, and helps out with anything you need. Very friendly person as well, so easy to let loose with her. Very good teacher and can't wait to learn more with her"
Daniel
Took Japanese lessons from Kana L.
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"My niece had so much fun with her first lesson and is looking forward to learning so much more."
Tasha
Took Japanese lessons from Aimi F.
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"Good first lesson, we jumped right into it and Sunho was informative, patient and kind. Looking forward to the next lesson!"
Alex
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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"Sensei is an awesome teacher!
I have been taking lessons with Yoshi-Sensei for about 3 months, and he is a great teacher. He easily adapts to my weak areas, even during a lesson, and constantly keeps me challenged and interested. He's always able to accommodate anything, and I love study from him."
Amy
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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"Three lessons and so far as good. She seems to be working well with my son and always follows up with me via email to let me know how things went and what was covered!"
Riley
Took Japanese lessons from Mona S.
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"Just had my first lesson today and had so much fun! I can't wait to take more lessons! Yuko is very nice and I'm glad I have her as a teacher."
Adrianne
Took Japanese lessons from Yuko K.
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"Mona is very professional, knowledgeable and supportive. My daughter said after her lesson: "Mona is the best teacher ever!!!". We are very excited for more lessons!
Olena"
Olena
Took Japanese lessons from Mona S.
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Learning Japanese in Washington, DC

Are you taking Japanese lessons in Washington, DC? Whether you’re a current student or you’re thinking of learning a new language, Washington, DC is a great place to begin your Japanese journey.

Between Japanese restaurants and cultural festivals and events, you can experience various aspects of the Japanese culture right here in Washington, DC. Learning about Japanese culture will help you understand the language, and also provide you with opportunities to practice your new language skills. Here are some places where you can try authentic Japanese food.

Makoto

Makoto serves a variety of Japanese foods, including sushi, bento boxes, takoyaki (a flour-based Japanese snack), curry rice, shaved rice, and yakisoba.

Sushi Express

Stop by Sushi Express for an assortment of sushi rolls, tempura, and mochi desserts.

Kintaro

In addition to the delicious food, this is the perfect place to test your Japanese language skills on the wait staff. They have a simple menu which includes ramen, sushi, and donburi (Japanese rice bowls).

When you’re taking Japanese lessons in Washington, DC, you can have fun and supplement your learning by attending Japanese cultural festivals. Here are a few of the events in Washington, DC.

JapanFest

This annual festival features a wide range of exciting workshops on various aspects of Japanese culture. If you’re a martial arts fan, you can enjoy karate, aikido, kyudo, kendo, and sumo. There are also a number of Japanese goods for sale like dolls, t-shirts, ceramics, traditional Japanese clothing and accessories, masks, toys, books, and household items. JapanFest also features a variety of regional and local Japanese music performances like J-Rock, J-Pop, Taiko Drumming, and classical music.

Sakura Matsuri

This street festival is the largest one-day celebration of Japanese culture in the nation. It includes over two hundred martial artists who demonstrate their skills throughout the day. There is also Japanese food, interactive cultural exhibits, and vendors selling various Japanese products.

As you can see, when you’re taking Japanese lessons in Washington, DC, there are lots of opportunities to have fun and explore the Japanese culture. You may even meet some new friends and conversation partners at some of the local events. So study hard, but make sure to get out there and explore!

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