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Wakana Y.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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%!

May G.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 11 and up
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May 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 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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Aimi F.

38 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Bachelor Degree from Okinawa Christian University
  • Teaching since 2011
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Aimi F.

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Over the past five years I have taught Japanese to over 50 students from all over the world.
I am willing to teach students of all ages. Beginner to advanced speakers welcome!

About Aimi

I was born and raised in Japan. Over the past five years I have taught Japanese to over 100 students from all over the world. I am willing to teach students of all ages. Beginner to advanced speakers welcome. If you want to learn Japanese, I can teach you online. It's very easy and fun!

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Darlene D.
We just signed up for additional lessons with Aimi. My granddaughter was reluctant to take online lessons. Aimi's teaching style and personality were the winning ticket. She is enthusiastic, her lessons are well organized, and she couldn't be nicer. Nicole looks forward to her lessons with Aimi, and we're so grateful and happy to have chosen her. Thank you!
Jeff N.
Absolutely amazing teacher. She listened to what I am interested in learning about and teaches through positive reinforcement.
Anika B.
Fantastic lesson! Aimi is very personable. My kids love her!

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Naoko G.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • B.A. Humanities English and American Literature from University of Matsuyama
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Naoko G.

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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; Ithaca Online Japanese Lesson. I have students from various occupations who want to improve their speaking skills in

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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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Toshi M.

339 Reviews
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Starting at $65
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Business from USC
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Toshi M.

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Online Japanese Teacher

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⭐️ I am a US-based veteran NATIVE Japanese language instructor/coach/mentor with over 17 years of experience. I teach people of all ages from all over the world, through online platforms. Anyone who knows me knows that I am a STRICT teacher and serious when it comes to Japanese language matters. Manners ARE part of the Japanese language. I will teach you Japanese manners first. I’m living in Calabasas, Los Angeles ( in the Valley ) CA, USA for more than 27 years. (PST). Yes. I literally speak “Valley Girl English” Haha, just kidding! 😁 Currently, I have students from the USA, Australia, Canada, Singapore, Russia, Italy, Germany, New Zealand, Mexico, Japan.

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About Toshi

Welcome! πŸ˜ƒπŸ‘‹πŸ» My name is Toshi M. I was born in Hiroshima City and raised in Tokyo, Japan. 🌟 One on One Lessons via Online ( Zoom) (Group Lessons available for more than 3 people.) Takelessons.com requires all group lesson students to sign up and purchase for their lessons separately. ⚠

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Ben
Toshi was a great Japanese instructor for my 12 year-old son. Toshi kept my son engaged and looking forward to each lesson. We highly recommend him.
Wyatt
He had fun which is what we want! :) :)
Aiden
Toshi is a great teacher that not only teaches regular Japanese, but about Japanese cultures and things you may not know or find in textbooks. Out of any of the Japanese teachers, I recommend him.
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Sayaka M.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 5 to 55
  • Teaching since 2012
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Sayaka M.

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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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Ben
Great teaching, so learning goes very quickly
Ben
Great first lesson!
Debora Acevedo
I have taken 5 lessons with Sayaka sensei and although it’s been rough ( not because of Sayaka Sensei, but because of my busy schedule) it has been completely worth it. Sayaka sensei is patient and understanding. I’ve had to reschedule various classes due to overbooking myself and she has been understanding and gracious enough to keep being my sensei lol
I look forward to my classes, no matter how exhausted I am and only a good sensei can provide that sense of motivation. If you are considering taking Japanese lessons, Sayaka sensei is the right person to help you with your journey.

P.s Japanese is a challenging language (in my opinion)but it’s very interesting!

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Average Cost of Japanese Lessons in Washington, DC

The average cost of 60-minute Japanese lessons in Washington is $130. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $130 and $130 per hour.
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"Natsuki is so knowledgeable, as well as kind and patient!! Exactly what my kids need!!"
Harper
Took Japanese lessons from Natsuki S.
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"Always love his class."
Mike E
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"My first lesson was very promising. I like all the visual aids and how she coached me through the pronunciations. I am excited about the next lesson."
Munirih
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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"7stars! Oyamada Sensei is awesome! I am his student from this spring. He is very patient, knowledgeable and understanding. Definitely recommend!"
Kennedy L.
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"I've started last October.
I am very happy I chose Yoshi Sensei He comes highly recommended! He was can quickly assess my skill level and adapt the lessons to accommodate my needs as a student.
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Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"He is a excellent teacher.
I recommend his lesson to everyone."
Fin
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"My first business travel to Japan was successful.
Thank you very much Sensei Yoshi."
David
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"My son really enjoyed his first lesson!"
Lisa
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Clare is engaging and very practiced in the topic. She clearly has a lot of experience teaching and doesn't hesitate to challenge us, and correct us. We really look forward to continuing our lessons with her."
Daniel and Aubrey Houck
Took Japanese lessons from Clare K.
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"Prior to the beginning of my lessons with Taro, I had little to no knowledge of Japanese, so I took weekly lessons for Japanese lessons for a little over half a year, and I am proud to say that I feel confident in my understanding of the basics in Japanese grammar and knowledge. He was excellent in adapting to my learning goals and ensuring that I received what I expected from every lesson. I was able to retain much of what we went over because the lessons effectively covered material that I can relate to my personal life. Taro is definitely my favorite teacher since he goes the extra mile and genuinely cares about his students as well as their goals. If you're thinking of beginning lessons and aren't sure where to start, Taro is the perfect teacher for guiding you to identify and reach your learning goals, whether you're a beginner or have moderate experience with Japanese!"
Eric
Took Japanese lessons from Taro T.
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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

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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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