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Clare K.

43 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • B.A., Japanese from University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Teaching since 2009
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Clare K.

43 Reviews
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I am a private tutor of Japanese for all ages, currently from age 12 to middle-age. I love to be a witness when my students suddenly "get" something new we've been working on for a while. Japanese is a fascinating, beautiful, and complicated language, and it's exciting to be a partner in my students' achievements and success! Your lessons will be tailored to your needs and goals - if you are a complete beginner, I will recommend a workbook based on your age (adult, high school, or middle school), and as we get to know each other better, you'll get targeted assistance with your weak points. Prepare to do some assigned homework every week, and to be studying vocabulary and writing daily.

Read "About Me" below or click the "Ask A Question" button for more information. I'm looking forward to meeting you!

About Clare

**Registration for summer students will open in early May** Summer schedule (mid-May through mid-August) is much more open than academic year schedule. Students who sign up for morning lessons (Eastern time) during the summer session must be willing to change to afternoon/evening lessons during th

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Michelle C.
Clare has been an amazing teacher! My daughter wanted to learn Japanese but since Spanish was the only language offered at her school we found her and it has been a great experience!
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Naoko G.

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

21 Reviews
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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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Ryu
He is animated, fun and creates a positive teaching atmosphere. His lessons are designed for a beginner and tailored to my student.
Beverly N.
When trying to find a tutor, I did a lot of research and ended up picking Masaki as my teacher. I definitely made the right choice because he's great! I like how he stresses the importance of the fundamentals, including the correct pronunciation. His goal isn't just for your Japanese to be "good enough", he wants to make it so that you sound like a native speaker. He doesn't hesitate to correct me, but in a very kind way. I've booked 1-hour lessons with him, but because I learn so much in every class so far, the time always feels so short.
Audry S.

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Yuriko I.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks JAPANESE
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Yuriko I.

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Experienced JAPANESE teacher since 2007, available for students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while building a strong foundation to further develop proficiency in Japanese. Each class is custom made to your own level and needs.

Text book used: Genki, Minnano Nihongo, Japanese for busy people, JLPT preparation books, or your own text book.

Classes are taught online primarily using SKYPE.

About Yuriko

Hi, my name is Yuriko Kon nichi wa. Genki? I was born and raised in Japan. I can teach from beginner to intermediate in Japanese. I have many hours of experience teaching Japanese to any ages, kids to adults, private, group or home-schooling -- whoever wants to learn Japanese (writing, reading

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Courtney
Yuriko is very knowledgeable, friendly and patient. I've been studying Japanese on my own for about a month and decided I wanted an instructor to help me. I was very nervous to speak Japanese in front of her as my studies have left me reading about grammar and vocabulary, not necessarily saying much of it out loud, but she quickly calmed me with her reassuring nature. She provided me with a lot of insight on the use cases for many words/phrases, as well as Japanese culture. I left my first lesson feeling confident and ready for more!

I'd highly recommend Yuriko to anyone wanting a Japanese language instructor! She's the best!
Sandi T.
My daughter is absolutely LOVING her lessons with Yuriko. We travel often and it is wonderful that my daughter is able to continue her lessons, where ever we are.

Emi S.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, Engilsh, Japanese
  • Master of Arts degree in Japanese Pedagogy from Columbia University
  • Teaches students 15 and up
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Emi S.

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We can focus on all four skills; speaking, listening, reading, and writing, but if a student would like to focus on only speaking, we can certainly do that as well. We also talk about cultural aspects of Japan and cover the vocabularies related to the cultural aspects.

About Emi

Hello, my name is Emi. I was born in Nagano prefecture and raised in Saitama prefecture. After graduating from college in Tokyo, I moved to the U.S. and have been teaching Japanese at public middle schools as well as colleges for almost 30 years. My hobbies are practicing musical instruments and

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Russell
Sensei seems to really enjoy teaching. As both a native speaker and a longtime resident of the US, she is able to bridge the cultures in a way that many instructors would not be able to. I have been studying with her for over six months - both in a private and college setting - and I feel that I would be hard pressed to find a better teacher. In a college setting, she is very strict and covers a lot of material in a short period of time, and those who take her courses must be prepared to expend significant time and energy for success, but those who can keep up are well equipped to continue their studies with pretty much any other teacher or course.
Chris
Sensei Emi was patient, kind, and very thorough with her teaching. I started from knowing absolutely nothing about Japanese language or culture and now, having completed just 5 hours of lessons with her, I feel I have a solid foundation to build upon. Within our 5 hours we covered numbers, greetings, and almost all of the 46 basic hiragana. She was born and raised in Japan so it was lovely hearing about the culture and society from stories she lived through first hand. As I continue my education in Japanese I hope to return to her and continue to learn more. I highly recommend her as a teacher to anyone learning Japanese at any level.
Anderson
Emi is the second private tutor that my company has had and she by far has been the best, hands-down. She is professional and experienced but she is also flexible with scheduling which is a necessity for business professionals who travel quite a bit for work.
The homework is not strenuous but is focused and important for success in her lessons. She also teaches at a nice pace but also is willing to work with you if you feel that you are falling behind. You can absolutely tell that Emi cares about her students and their progression with the language no matter their age and experience.

Hikari N.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Awarded Winner of Steinway Piano Junior Artist from Steinway
  • Teaches students 5 to 60
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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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The average cost of 60-minute Japanese lessons in Waimanalo 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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Took Japanese lessons from Rie T.
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"Rie-san is an amazing Japanese Language teacher. She has many good tips on learning Japanese language. I will definitely continue taking lessons from Rie-san"
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"I really like my lessons with Aimi. I look forward to continuing to learn Japanese with her!!"
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Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"This was my 5th lesson with Rie Sensei! Rie is nice and fun to talk to. She’s a good instructor and is helping me get through the Genki textbook faster that I was before. I’m able to memorize what I’m learning much faster and now I use what I’ve learned more then before! Very excited to continue my lessons :)"
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Took Japanese lessons from Rie T.
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"I've just started, but have had an excellent introduction. I believe I have made some progress in my ability to read already. Looking forward to more."
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Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"My daughters first lesson today and she is already happy. Been tough since the quarantine on her. First time she has been happy in a while. Good job!"
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Took Japanese lessons from Mona S.
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