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Rie T.

45 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches students 16 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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 and intermediate 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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1. Lesson cancellation and rescheduling must be requested at least 8 hours before the scheduled lesson starts. Without an 8-hour notice, you will be charged for the lesson, regardless of the reasons.

2. If you cannot attend your lessons for two or more consecutive weeks, your time slot may be given to another student. If you wish to resume lessons with me but your

About Rie

こんにちは!りえと申します。 Hello! My name is Rie. I have been teaching Japanese since 2010. My past and present students are from many different countries, including the U.S., China, Taiwan, India, Israel, Italy, and Croatia and range from 9 to 75 years old. I have taught student

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Kevin
Rie is a very friendly and patient teacher, but she is also very effective! She quickly assesses strengths and weaknesses and does a great job motivating you to continue developing your skill.
Ada D.
I started lessons with Rie in order to pass a college course placement test after missing the first semester of my school's Japanese program. Not only was I able to test into second semester Japanese with her guidance, I was also accepted into a rigorous study abroad program after less than a year of studying the language.
As someone who finds speaking another language rather frightening, I was very fortunate to find a teacher like Rie. Not only is she extremely patient, she tailors lessons and homework to the needs of her students. It only took me a few lessons for me to feel completely at ease while stumbling through grammar points and vocabulary.
I’ve had many different language teachers in the past, but Rie has definitely been my favorite. If you are looking to learn Japanese I highly recommend her teaching!
Lyla N.
Rie-san is a really great instructor, i've always felt a little awkward with online lessons but hers are really fun!
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Nathan Y.

19 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Nathan Y.

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Do you want to learn how to speak Japanese? Do want to know how to read manga and understand anime in Japanese? Do you want to know the grammar and nuances of the Japanese language? If so, come join an online session with Mr. Yoshii!

I am half Japanese and half American and was raised in Tokyo for 18 years. I am fluent in English and Japanese and currently I am teaching Japanese in a public school in Berlin. I have knowledge and resources to help you learn the basics of Japanese and develop the skills needed to speak and write in Japanese. 日本語を一緒に楽しく学びましょう!

About Nathan

I started my career as a civil engineer, but once I got a taste of teaching I never looked back. I taught in New York for 5 years and last year I started my international teaching career by accepting a teaching position in Berlin. Teaching is my passion and I hope my love for math will rub off on

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Chris
So far so good!
Katrin
Mr. Yoshi‘s teaching style is very relaxed and thorough at the same time. My son had a great learning experience.
Thomas
Lisa, my daughter, enjoyed the math lessons performed by Mr. Yoshi.
She learnt a lot. Especially, the way of teaching was extremly interesting for Lisa and has highly motiovated her. Math has now become one of the favorite subjects in school - what can we expect more!
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Jinko H.

236 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaching since 1990
  • B.A. in Education from Utsunomiya Daigaku
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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

Ages taught: 15 to 75 こんにちは。 If you are trying to start learning Japanese, you found a right tutor!! I am very happy to see many people who want to learn and improve their Japanese. Please note that my current availability is really limited. If you want to learn Japanese with me, b

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Jinko Sensei,
Thank you for a very useful and informative lesson on grocery shopping in Japan. Following our review today, I would feel comfortable using the vocabulary and shopping- related expressions, that we reviewed today, as authentic and universally understood.
Charlotte
My daughter loves her. She’s nice, patient and moves at an appropriate pace.
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Mika R.

1 Review
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2021
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Mika R.

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My approach is to teach practical Japanese rather than” text book” Japanese, and I teach teenage and adult learners from beginner to intermediate level. I will be using text books/materials for grammatical study, but the main focus will be natural speaking skills. That way you will be ready to use your Japanese whenever you visit Japan, watch Japanese anime/manga or talk to Japanese people. Therefore, my lessons will be more conversational and there will be a lot of interactions.

The reason for valuing and focusing on "practical" skills is that although I was born and grew up in Japan, I have spent half of my life in other countries. And, since I have lived so long in non-Japanese speaking countries, I sincerely understand how hard it is to learn and communicate in a foreign language. So gaining and improving useful and practical language skills are very important for me.

About Mika

Hello everyone, I am Mika, and I’m a native Japanese speaker. Although I was born and grew up in Japan, I have spent half of my life in other countries. Since I have lived so long in non-Japanese speaking countries, I sincerely understand how hard it is to learn and communicate in a foreign lan

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Mika is a fantastic teacher. By the end of the first lesson, I was already understanding and constructing simple sentences and conversing in Japanese. She is a very patient and encouraging teacher, and very good at explaining how the language works. I highly recommend her!
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Setsuko H.

1 Review
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Awarded Pro Musica Award from City College of New York
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Setsuko H.

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Hi there,

Thank you very much for visiting my page! My name is Setsuko!

The big thing about my lesson is that I can customize your lesson based on your passion and interest :)
I will listen to you deeply, understand your goal and tailor a fun and inspirational lesson just for you!

After each lesson, I promise that you will feel so empowered being able to start to speak / write / read Japanese and understanding the logic behind the language.

I can break the grammar down and explain them in a way you will get it right away!
Through my lesson, you will gain the confidence to speak Japanese and express yourself :)

Please message me about what you want to learn, your passion and goal!

I am very looking forward to working with you!
Thank you very much.

Setsuko

About Setsuko

My name is Setsuko Hata. I am a music and Japanese teacher for all ages. I teach singing, piano, songwriting, music theory and Japanese! I am originally from Osaka Japan and moved to the USA in 2011. My lessons are always tailored to each student's unique interests and passion. I love to hel

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Stephen
Setsuko is such a positive person who brings an amazing energy with her presence. She is perfect for teaching!
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Asuka U.

61 Reviews
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Starting at $65
  • Speaks French(Intermediate), Japanese, English
  • Voice performance, music theory and piano from Queens college, University of North Texas
  • Teaching since 2005
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Asuka U.

61 Reviews
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Become comfortable with daily conversational Japanese. I also offer music lesson in Japanese.

About Asuka

“Her exceptional talent will continue to open many doors of opportunity for her in NYC where she continues to thrive as an excellent artist. Subsequently, she is a valuable contribution the opera industry.” The Metropolitan Opera Guild ​“Combination of the Ms. Uchida’s stunning presence

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Grace
Thank you for everything and i will love to hear the song right now.
Brooke Fulton
My daughter has loved working with Asuka. As a complete beginner, Asuka made her feel comfortable and confident. She sings every day now and is enjoying sharing the song they've been working on with our family. I would highly recommend Asuka.

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The average cost of 60-minute Japanese lessons in Olympia Fields 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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"Signed my 9 year old up for Japanese lessons, she had her first lesson last night. She was so excited to show us what she learned, although my daughter is a little shy Aimi was awesome!"
Tasha
Took Japanese lessons from Aimi F.
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"Since Last December my daughter really enjoys having Sensei Yoshi as her Japanese tutor. Sensei is great at understanding what my daughter needs to learn in order to do her best in her Japanese class. Sensei Yoshi has been very patient with my daughter and has touched on the basics of Japanese further pushing my child to execell. I really recommended Sensei Yoshi if you are looking for a Japanese teacher"
Marian
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Rosita is so much fun! On time! On point! And we learn songs in Japanese! Best sensei Ever!"
Sylvi
Took Japanese lessons from Rosita R.
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"Yoshifumi sensei help me greatly in Japanese conversation. He is patient and adapt his teaching very well. I am getting better at his contact. A lesson with Yoshifumi Sensei is an occasion that I never miss."
Ariel
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Super friendly. and detailed in teaching everything so you understand just as a native Japanese speaker would understand. ありがとう先生。"
Victoria
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Today was my first class, great start. Looking forward to the next classes."
Grisel
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"I am feeling more confident about my studies.
有難うございます。小山田先生。"
Almond
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"I really enjoy working with my Teacher. She is kind and very happy to help me learn!!! Great experience!"
Toni
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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"Sunho-san and I had a good lesson review. Very impressed with her patience."
Toni
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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"Sensei is an excellent teacher. Very attentive, patient and always happy to explain things in-depth. He is the BEST Japanese teacher EVER."
Christian
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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