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Rie T.

40 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Master's in Library and Information Studies from University of California, Berkeley
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Rie T.

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As a native Japanese speaker, who has spent the last 30 years in the United States, I understand the structural and grammatical differences in the two languages. This gives me both the teacher’s and the student’s perspectives, which I find valuable as a language instructor.

I have taught Japanese to college students and adults, using beginning Japanese textbooks, and I am most comfortable teaching high school/college students and adults.
I can also teach conversational Japanese and/or customize the lesson to meet each student’s particular goals and needs.

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About Rie

こんにちは!りえと申します。 Hello! My name is Rie. I am originally from Hiroshima. I have been teaching private Japanese lessons since 2010 and have loved helping my students with their homework, get better grades, become proficient prior to their trips to Japan, and reach their goal of learning a new langu

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Ríe-san has been a wonderful teacher to my daughter. Highly recommended.
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Taro T.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Japanese, Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Taro T.

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I'm a native Japanese speaker here to help you learn Japanese. My aim is to help you gain not only the Japanese skills but also the cultural awareness to help you navigate in situations in which you need to use Japanese. I approach my lessons with customization that is only possible in private teaching. I teach students of all ages who are able to take at least 6 months of my lessons. I look forward to making contribution to your learning.

About Taro

こんにちは  My name is Taro, and I am a Japanese teacher from Kobe, Japan.   ​  I first started teaching Japanese when the mother of a high school student reached out to me to help him learn Japanese. I have been teaching the language since then to men and women of all ages.   Japanese is a lang

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Sonya
Taro really is the best instructor, and I highly recommend lessons with him for people of every skill level when learning Japanese! He has all the qualities you want in a teacher: he is patient and is always willing to spend extra time helping me understand difficult grammar points and cultural concepts that impact language; he is communicative and very responsive via email; and (as someone who took in-person lessons) he is an excellent host. I am especially happy with his lesson plans, which are extremely thorough and personalized to my specific skill level and goals—he was also quick to adapt them as my goals changed throughout the year. Every very lesson with Taro has been both educational and very engaging and interesting! Overall, I’ve been so impressed with Taro’s teaching methods, and with his help, I hope to pass the JLPT N2 next year!
Lisellot M.
The best online teacher. Responsible, respectful, always patient and on time. I recommend him.
Kecia
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.
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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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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.

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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.

Meet Online Japanese Teachers Serving Honolulu, HI

Hikari N.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 5 to 60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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 a native Japanese who grew up in Japan and lived in the United States for over 20 years. Hikari has a wide experiences in Japanese-English translations, interpretation, subtitling, social media content creation as well as voice over. As a tutor and private instructor, Hikari

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Naomi T.
My first lesson was wonderful. She has such positive energy, is very intuitive in understanding how to change and flow with the lesson in real-time, and even when I’m making a lot of mistakes, is very encouraging.
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Jinko H.

224 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jinko H.

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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

明けましておめでとうございます。Happy new year!! If you are trying to start learning Japanese, you found a right tutor!! Hello! I will open up my morning time since it's a very difficult time for most of the people and lots of school is closed until this coronavirus pandemics ends. Also, I accept temporally st

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Bob B.
Jinko Sensei,

Thank you for you time and the additional material to study Japanese particles.
Ganbarimasu.
Jess
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Thank you for today's class. I must review the use of Japanese particles. Gambaremasu!!!
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Aimi F.

38 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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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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The average cost of 60-minute Japanese lessons in Honolulu 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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"Mona was very professional and well prepared for our first lesson. We got right to the meat of the subject and I learned a lot in only a single session. She adapted the pace and the content of the lesson to match my pace of learning which is very much appreciated. I look forward to learning more!"
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Took Japanese lessons from Mona S.
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"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!"
Ron
Took Japanese lessons from Maya S.
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"It’s very fun having a lesson with Teacher Sayaka! She makes me feel like she’s more of a friend to help more than a teacher. Lesson speed was perfect for me and she picked up what level I was really fast which was great! I really recommend her!"
Ghadah
Took Japanese lessons from Sayaka M.
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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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"Very instructive and worked with my skillset."
Mason
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"It was my 2nd lesson with Yoshi. He's really friendly and quite helpful."
Megan
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"I have been taking private Japanese classes with Emi S. for one year and a half. Before I started she asked me whether I wanted to focus on just the conversational side of Japanese or the complete knowledge of the language including kanji. For me it was all.

She is proud of her heritage and enjoys talking about Japan and her culture, which makes the class even more enjoyable. She is dedicated, enthusiastic and organized.

I am sure that with her help I will be able to meet my goal of one day passing the JLTP N1.

I recommend her for classes of any level."
Graciela
Took Japanese lessons from Emi S.
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"My 8 year old Daughter! She is having a blast with her! She can't stop singing which is not a bad thing! Although I now might hire her to teach her how to sing!"
James
Took Japanese lessons from Rosita R.
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"Rie is an amazing teacher! Today was my first lesson and I have already learned so much from her. I am excited for our future lessons! :)"
Angelica
Took Japanese lessons from Rie T.
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"Aimi is awesome! And so patient! My 9yr old daughter loves her and she is learning!!!"
Renata
Took Japanese lessons from Aimi F.
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