Japanese Lessons in Valdosta, GA. Amazing Teachers.

Flexible & affordable Japanese lessons. In person or online.

“Today is my opportunity to practice Japanese.”

Popular Japanese Teachers in Valdosta, GA

Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Profile-student-favorite Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Wakana Y.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 8 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Wakana Y.

18 Reviews
Book Now
Private Japanese Teacher

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 patient native Japanese teacher with many years of experience teaching Japanese. My motto is to provide a learning experience that is enjoyable and encourages students to learn more. I understand how frustrating it can be to learn a language as a se

Recent Reviews
michelle T.
Eric
Wakana sensei is extremely knowledgeable and she can explain the reasoning behind the concepts and the nuances of Japanese in a way I can relate to and easily understand. She answers any questions I have (grammar, random cultural questions etc..), which I really appreciate because I usually can't find these answers anywhere.
She is incredibly patient, accommodating, and fun. Wakana sensei itsumo arigatougozaimasu!
Alex M.
I had a great session with Wakana and am excited to do more. She was very interested in why I wanted to learn Japanese and is tailoring the lessons to help me get the most out of it. She made it very interesting and fun. Recommend 10/10!
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Yoshifumi O.

204 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 15 to 75
  • Teaching since 1990
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Yoshifumi O.

204 Reviews
Book Now
Private Japanese Teacher

🇯🇵 Sale price Now!🇯🇵 初めまして!🎌👇Please check out my students testimonials(Photos&Videos)👇🎍'll create customized classes for you. I'll teach you to SPEAK the language. Lessons are dynamic, fun and give you confidence, incorporating things you like: Japanese Newspaper, Anime, J-POP Music,Movies, current events, and much more. #Student Age14to 75👩👨

I was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan. I have over 28years of teaching Japanese Language experience at my own school in Davie FL that . I have many students from beginner to advanced level. Especially If you like Anime and Japanese movies I am perfect for you.

One-on-one, small groups, company-wide programs, online, in person.

About Yoshifumi

初めまして😊Native Japanese speaker with Education business background, love to teach kids too! Hi. I'm Yoshifumi, born and raised in Tokyo Japan through university graduate education. I have Japanese Language teacher experience in Japan and the USA for 33years. Currently, I live in F

Recent Reviews
Peter G
I've only had three classes but feel I've already learned so much. Learning a new language can be intimidating but Mr Yoshifumi is patient and very kind throughout the process. I was worried about sounding silly but he encourages you every step of the way. Mr Yoshifumi really is a great teacher!!
Jordan
My Kids are 17 and 14 and are both enjoying their Japanese lessons from Sensei Yoshi
I need to expand my review to say how impressed my daughters were with Yoshi's step by step of their Japanese. Thank you Sensei Yoshi
Amado
Very kind and motivating ! Thank you so much.
ありがとうせんせい。
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Maya S.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • MM, Violin from The Juilliard School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Maya S.

8 Reviews
Book Now
Private Japanese Teacher

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

Recent Reviews
Kalimah W.
Micah was very happy with his first class.
Eric J.
My son is very excited about his first session and can’t wait to learn more. Maya is very nice and makes sure to make herself available for her clients.

Eric J (Keisha)
Jennifer T.
Maya is an excellent teacher. She is patient and explains things clearly.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Chieko N.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 15 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Chieko N.

31 Reviews
Book Now
Private Japanese Teacher

Hi, I'm Chieko. I'm Japanese and living in California and go back and forth between here and Tokyo. So I know the trend of Japan well. Furthermore, I have long working experience as manager in some major international companies in Japan. So I can help you communicate with Japanese workers using natural and effective language in Business Japanese. I know the business custom is very different among countries and Japanese one is a little complicated.. So, if you'd like to communicate with Japanese smoothly, please ask me what to do in a situation you encounter.
I have successfully passed the Japanese Language Teaching Competency Test authorized by the Society for Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language in October 2016.

About Chieko

I am a native Japanese speaker. I'm now living in the USA but also in Japan and go back and forth here and Tokyo. So I know the Japanese trend well from comics to businesses. I have long working experience as engineering manager at some major international companies in japan. I know it is difficult

Recent Reviews
Heather
My son (15) has been taking lessons with Chieko-san for 2 years now. He has learned a great deal from her (it seems more than I leaned in my 3 years in HS and college). She sends me regular progress reports and was even willing to learn about the American grading system, make his studies more engaging with homework, and grade him so we could count it for HS credit (we homeschool). She is all around amazing!
Cassie D.
Ian
Chieko is very patient and makes things easy to understand.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Chie B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2021
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Chie B.

Book Now
Private Japanese Teacher

I am actually a speech therapist. With 20 years since graduation under my belt, I am a pretty experienced therapist. My experience includes hours upon hours of children and adults. My reason for going with Take Lessons is that there are some people who want to learn conversational Japanese but don't qualify for "therapy" per se, because they do not live in an environment where Japanese is regularly spoken.

I am a native speaker, and I am fluent in English. I received all of my professional training in English. Might I say I function well in both languages, speaking, reading and writing. My desired focus is accent modification, targeting intermediate and advanced non-native speakers to bring their speech closer to native speech.

I am from Yokohama area. My Japanese can reflect mild regional flavor, but generally smack within standard Japanese.

About Chie

With the recent surge in popularity with all things to do with Japan, speaking the language like a native is an enviable skill. Many an excellent teachers abound, but I think my unique set of skills may offer an edge to those who want to learn to sound closer to a native speaker. I am a certified Sp

Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Rosita R.

391 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Japanese, English, Spanish
  • BA from musicians institute
  • Awarded 3rd Soprano in Western Mass from Westfield City
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Rosita R.

391 Reviews
Book Now
Private Japanese Teacher

Learning Japanese? As being a composer for short Anime films and having a Japanese background, I have worked with Japanese companies for many years and trained employees of different companies in not only speaking Japanese but also the business culture. But that is not all my classes are for everybody for those planning a trip to Japan. What's special of my classes is that we learn to have a conversation for different situations every week. You will start talking after your first class! CHECK OUT MY VIDEOS HERE ON TL FOR JAPANESE TIPS!

About Rosita

I have been singing and studying voice for over 23 years since I was a child! I hold a Bachelors from Musicians Institute and other accomplished degrees from American Musical Dramatic Academy to conclude my quest for vocal excellence and the ability to sing in multiple languages ( English, Spanish,

Recent Reviews
Kajsa *.
My first lesson was Just fine. Rosita immediately targeted several of my vocal problems and gave me good exercises as homework. I'll continue.
Jo
Zac

Looking for an online Japanese teacher in Valdosta, GA?

A Better Way to Learn

Expert Teachers

Top rated instructors guide you in every step of your journey

Personalized Lessons

Your style, your pace. Customized lessons designed for you

100% Guaranteed

Try a lesson. If you're not satisfied we'll refund your unused balance

Connect Locally or Online

Local Lessons

No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing Japanese teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

Online Lessons

Is your dream Japanese teacher on the other side of the country? No problem. Now, you can meet your teacher online on your smartphone or using a webcam on your computer. The world is your classroom!

How It Works

Here's why 2 million people a month use TakeLessons

Match

Find your perfect Japanese teacher in under 3 minutes. Need help finding the right teacher? Call our friendly student counselors at 877-231-8505877-231-8505.

Meet

Your instructor will motivate, support, and inspire you. Meet up with your teacher in person or connect with them online anywhere around the world!

Master

Each Japanese lesson is customized to help you grow. Learn faster and easier than ever with personal attention from an expert instructor.

Educating the World

310
Lifelong learning subjects offered
6,483
Amazing, inspiring, supportive teachers
2,045,044
People that use our platform each month
3,004,877
Lessons given around the world

Why TakeLessons?

  • Easy and Hassle-Free
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • Background Checked Teachers
  • Over 3 Million Lessons Given

Hear From TakeLessons Japanese Students

Over the past 12 years, we've given over 3,000,000 lessons to happy customers around the world.

Profile_192631_pi_16261164-790C-4AEE-9024-E8AB29572D3B
"Aimi is awesome! And so patient! My 9yr old daughter loves her and she is learning!!!"
Renata
Took Japanese lessons from Aimi F.
Profile_242684_pi_e47ca8339973d0af0937b3a942d53266d4ec21fd
"I've bought Japanese online class for my boy and myself.
(separately)
Mr.Yoshi is such a patient and nice teacher. He helped us to understand more about the pronunciation. We were having a really fun time in learning Japanese.

After Corona virus happen over we will go to Japan again with a good Japanese skills."
Joe and Jake
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
Profile_83472_pi_20121206_180307
"She Explained everything carefully and make sure the homework wasn’t too hard.She is A wonderful teacher I highly recommend her for all ages!"
Annie
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
Profile_242684_pi_e47ca8339973d0af0937b3a942d53266d4ec21fd
"Sensei O. has been a very good Japanese instructor for the past several months for me. He is very patient and understanding and does an amazing job at making the language very fun to learn. Since learning under Sensei O. I went from knowing very little Japanese to being able to read Hiragana, Katakana, and Kanji. Thank you for being such an amazing teacher Sensei!"
Jessica D.
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
Profile_242684_pi_e47ca8339973d0af0937b3a942d53266d4ec21fd
"Finally I found native speaker of Japanese.
(Before him other Takelessons teachers weren’t t Japanese. )
Also Yoshi is very skillful teacher that I like."
Almond
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
Profile_170933_pi_180525_TaroTaguchiNationalCathedralPOR_A0789-2
"I have had the benefit to work with Taro-San for more than a year and have grown beyond my expectations. Studying with Taro-San has afforded me a Japanese native's insight into the nuances of the Japanese culture and its language in a way that can only be grasped by interaction with someone from Japan. Having lived in Japan for a few years, finding a teacher of Taro-San's caliber was like finding a treasure. His ability to quickly and accurately adapt lessons as well as provide clear, concise, professional and well-organized instruction is amazing. His genuine character of kindness, caring and want of his student's language success is evident in every lesson.
No matter where you are in your Japanese language journey, I would highly recommend Taro-San as a teacher as I am confident in his ability to provide an excellent learning experience."
Kecia
Took Japanese lessons from Taro T.
Profile_355456_dzj8x8tr3xbb4nbjzg2k
"Found her on Youtube and came here! I'm excited to enroll in the group lessons!"
kelsey
Took Japanese lessons from Rosita R.
Profile_83472_pi_20121206_180307
"Very informative and helpful! Friendly!"
Nathan
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
Profile_242684_pi_e47ca8339973d0af0937b3a942d53266d4ec21fd
"Very helpful and made sure to know what I was already familiar with! Thank you very much Yoshi san!"
Jane Carpenter
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
Profile_110729_pi_IMG_8687
"Very sweet and makes lessons easy to understand."
Nick
Took Japanese lessons from Jessie N.
View More
View Less

Popular Japanese Articles from our Blog

Learn Hiragana and Katakana With Japanese Calligraphy

When you're taking Japanese lessons, you will be introduced to various Japanese writing systems. Here, Winston-Salem, NC teacher Willy M. explains how learning Japanese calligraphy can help you understand the Japanese alphabet...  The Japanese alphabet, or writing systems, are very different from our alphabet in English. Japanese uses more than one syllabary. A syllabary is a group of syllables that make up different words. Think of it more like a phonics system. The difference between t …

By Maile Proctor

Learn Japanese Through Music: 7 Fun Songs to Sing at Karaoke

Karaoke is a fun activity in any language, but believe it or not, singing karaoke is also a great way to improve your Japanese-language skills. Karaoke, as we know it, actually started in Kobe City, Japan. The word 'karaoke' is a combination of the words kara (from karappo, which means 'empty') and oke (from okesutura, which means 'orchestra'). You may not have realized that you can learn Japanese through music, but karaoke is one of the best ways to practice vocabulary and …

By Maile Proctor

Japanese Etiquette: How to Be a Polite House Guest

Every culture has its own set of social graces, and following rules and minding your manners can prevent awkward encounters. So whether you're taking Japanese lessons or you're just interested in other cultures, learn essential Japanese etiquette with Montgomery, TX teacher Emily G... There are some specific cultural rules you should keep in mind when you visit a Japanese person's home. Japanese etiquette is incredibly important, unfortunately it's not always as intuitive as you mi …

By Maile Proctor