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Miku O.

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Honolulu, HI
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2019
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Miku O.

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Hello everyone! My name is Miku. I was born in Hawaii and raised in Japan. I graduated from Dokkyo university in Saitama, Japan, and majored in hospitality and tourism. I moved to Hawaii two years ago and currently work for American Airlines as a flight attendant.

I can help you with conversation, grammar, and pronunciation. I like to use a textbook that you usually use, but I am flexible. We can work on specific grammar points, vocabulary building, role playing, pronunciation, and plenty of exercises to improve your listening and speaking skills.

I try my best to keep the classes as relaxed as possible so that you can feel comfortable speaking and can learn at the pace you want with me.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask me and PLEASE sent me a message before booking lessons. I'm flight attendant so my schedule varies from day to day.

Hope to see you soon!

About Miku

Hello everyone! My name is Miku. I was born in Hawaii and raised in Japan. I currently work for American Airlines as a flight attendant. I graduated from Dokkyo university in Saitama, Japan, and majored in hospitality and tourism. I moved to Hawaii in 2016. I can help you with conversation, gram

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Masaki K.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2013
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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 peop

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Amber
The best.
Cameron
Thank you Masaki! Looking forward to the next lesson
Christopher Thaxter
Masaki tailors the lesson to the individual. We had a great conversation on my first lesson and I'm off to a great start! I'm eager to see how far I get!
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Jesse M.

101 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Bachelors of Music Education with Honors from New Mexico State University
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Jesse M.

101 Reviews
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Learn to speak and read Japanese, have fun, and get considerably better results than you would in a class.

Or use this as a supplement to an existing class and completely surpass it's standards.

Explore the methods that make it possible to be conversational within a year.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students on voice/singing, guitar, bass, drums, piano, and ukulele. 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 classic

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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.
Dulcenea
Super kind, patient and teaches a lot in each session!
Alex
Jesse is very friendly and a fun teacher to be around.

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Aki M.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Aki M.

5 Reviews
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I am a Japanese native speaker who has a deep interest in helping students learn Japanese and learn how to be successful in Japanese society. I lived in Japan until this past year and worked as a civil servant for seven years. During that time, I helped JET Program workers from America learn how to talk with their bosses and co-workers. This means I can help you learn smooth business Japanese as well as more casual language. In Japan and in the US, I frequently advise LGBTQ students and students of color about Japanese culture and how to adjust to Japanese society. Both Japanese language and culture can be tough--but I will work with you to help you succeed and achieve your goals!

My favorite aspect of tutoring is tailoring my lessons to YOUR needs and desires. If you would like anime, but need more speaking practice, I can come up with role-play situations that will allow you to talk about your interests. If you like Japanese culture and want to read more high-level texts, we can ...

About Aki

I am a Japanese native speaker who has a deep interest in helping students learn Japanese and learn how to be successful in Japanese society. I lived in Japan until this past year and worked as a civil servant for seven years. During that time, I helped JET Program workers from America learn how to

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Gail Saito
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Aki has earned my highest recommendation. She provides weekly Japanese language and culture online tutoring to my 14-year-old son. She engages him fully, providing a rich multi-media experience utilizing video chat and whiteboarding effectively to simultaneously teach the spoken and written language (Hiragana, Katakana and Kanji). He is excited at the prospect of each new lesson and is learning quickly.
Martha
Aki is the best Japanese teacher that I have ever had! Aki plans lessons that exactly match the things I need to learn, so it is very efficient for me. She is especially good at explaining difficult grammar points in a very clear manner. She has really helped me improve in reading, writing and speaking. I am very grateful to her and strongly recommend her to other students.

Akira K.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Bachelor of European Literature from Waseda University Tokyo
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Akira K.

5 Reviews
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I will listen to you as carefully as possible to make the lesson meaningful. What are you interested in about Japan? History, travel, movie, music, anime, traditional entertainment, food or else? Think of learning not Japanese, but what you love through Japanese because what you love motivates you for learning the most.

One of my typical lesson styles is a situational dialogue. Let's have fun.

I teach at my place or a coffee shop if you would like to, or online.

About Akira

First of all, I teach my lesson at a coffee shop or my studio for being in person, or a remote lesson online is available. I was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan living in Toluca Lake LA, graduated from the literature department of Waseda University in Tokyo Japan. I realize learning another lan

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Cora
Akira is super patient! It was so fun to have the lesson! He was well prepared and very professional!
I learned a lot for only one class!
Highly recommend!😃
Sky
Akira is a nice person, very thorough and responds quickly.
Seth
Very good Japanese teacher 👍🏻
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Jinko H.

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

158 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

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 students who need extra help while you can't go to school. 補習校の生徒さんも大歓迎です。小学生、中学生ならどの教科も教えられます。Please note, I

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Bob B.
Jinko Sensei,

Thank you for your time and your targeted lesson.

I'm looking forward to our next class.

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Average Cost of Japanese Lessons in Kailua, HI

The average cost of 60-minute Japanese lessons in Kailua is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $217 per hour.
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Took Japanese lessons from Moataz A.
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"Amazing teacher. She really helped me further my studies in the Japanese language. I can't wait for additional lessons."
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Took Japanese lessons from Hikaru I.
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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."
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Took Japanese lessons from Yuko K.
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"Yoshi Sensei is great at customizing the lessons to my specific needs and learning goals. I really enjoy our weekly classes and he is helping me slowly build my vocabulary and learn grammar."
Tim
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"I've only had one lesson so far, and so far I'm certain I made the right decision! I look forward to sharing more about working with Kana in future reviews."
Lyndah
Took Japanese lessons from Kana L.
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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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"She's really nice and does great lessons. Very good at helping me understand things."
Will
Took Japanese lessons from Ai P.
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"great teacher! Very patient with me."
Oliver
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"She was very patience, and professional. I appreciated her calness and abilitity to troubleshoot in terms of the level and needs of my language skill."
Yoojeong
Took Japanese lessons from Yukari M.
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"Great instructor. Lessons are well planned and easy to comprehend. I am very pleased with my progress."
LJ
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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