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Clare K.

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

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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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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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Jinko H.

222 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches students 15 to 75
  • Teaching since 1990
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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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Antoni
Great instructor. Personable, knowledgeable, fun.
Benjamin
My son is very happy and enthusiastic. I wanted him to take a couple of weeks off for summer break but he won’t hear of it.
Bob B.
Jinko Sensei,

Thank you for your class and the critical grammar point regarding the -te form.
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Chiaki K.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chiaki K.

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Hello! How is your learning going so far?

Since you are looking at my page, I’m guessing that you are looking for a teacher who can help you! If you are trying to learn how to speak Japanese, it's your lucky day!



In my lesson, we will be talking a lot!


Are you a shy person or a beginner? Don't worry! I will help you!


I believe that talking is the most effective and fastest way to learn a new language.
When I was in school, I was so bad at studying, but when I put myself in another country and forced myself only to speak English and not make any Japanese friends, my English skills improved in such a short amount of time.


I would like to use my effective learning experience to teach here.



Kids don't learn their native language by studying; they learn naturally by listening and speaking.


So we will be talking lots during our lessons. Of course, I do not expect you to speak perfect Japanese! I know that you will make lots of mistakes; we will have a safe learning ...

About Chiaki

I'm Chiaki! I was born and grew up in Japan. 
I think you will be surprised to see how happy and positive I am during our lessons. 
I am not trying to overreact or anything, but I get super happy when you do well because I think of my students as my learning partners. When you do well or acc

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Jun
I 100% recommend a chiaki as an instructor, she is great and makes learning Japanese fun,
Alexis
I am studying Japanese with Chiaki for more than 2 years on an other platform. So, when she told me that she decide to move here, I naturally supported her. Her class are fun. I am currently a very hard student but she never give up on me. She just adapted to give me the most interesting class. I nearly want to say that you shouldn't take her class because that makes my life harder to find a lesson time with her.
Troy
I've been taking lessons with Chiaki for over a year and it has been a lot of fun. There is a lot of talking in her lessons which makes it more interesting and easier to remember compared to reading from a textbook.

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May G.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2018
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May G.

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I am an open minded, friendly, multicultural experienced tutor of Japanese languages.
I can personalize lessons at your request from using basic GENKI textbook or Japanese for busy people to free conversation upon your advance request. Please let me know what your purpose and goal. I will do my best to help you to achieve your goal. (Hopefully with a lot of fun.)
I can also teach you Japanese culture such as Origami, cooking and calligraphy. I love Japanese history and would like to share richness of Japanese culture.

About May

My native language is Japanese. I grew up and obtained B.A in Linguistic at Kinjo University, Nagoya, Japan. I have 4 years of English tutoring experience for local high school English learners in Japan. As a career, I was an instructor for the airline reservation system to travel agents. Teaching

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Asuka U.

60 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Speaks French(Intermediate), Japanese, English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 to 60
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Asuka U.

60 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 and voice

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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.
Lin
Lin enjoyed the first lesson very much and is now all excited for more lessons to come!
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Jinko H.

231 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaching since 1990
  • B.A. in Education from Utsunomiya Daigaku
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Jinko H.

231 Reviews
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Online Japanese Teacher

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, but you don't

Recent Reviews
Antoni
Great instructor. Personable, knowledgeable, fun.
Benjamin
My son is very happy and enthusiastic. I wanted him to take a couple of weeks off for summer break but he won’t hear of it.
Bob B.
Jinko Sensei,

Thank you for your class and the critical grammar point regarding the -te form.

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The average cost of 60-minute Japanese lessons in Pekin is $92. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $55 and $130 per hour.
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"Always love his class."
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Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Natsuki is so knowledgeable, as well as kind and patient!! Exactly what my kids need!!"
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Took Japanese lessons from Natsuki S.
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"Wonderful sensei! I had so much fun during my first lesson!"
Oliver
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"My daughter enjoyed her first lesson with Aimi. She was right on time and very personable. I feel we will continue to enjoy her lessons."
Anna
Took Japanese lessons from Aimi F.
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"Yoshifumi is a great instructor. The only reason I didnt continue classes was because online classes arent for me. Anyone who can do online classes would be lucky to have him as a teacher!"
Dakota
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Very flexible, respectful, and supportive."
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Took Japanese lessons from Mona S.
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"Really patient and helpful. I had some computer problems starting the class and Oyamada sensei was very understanding about it. Overall, a really awesome first class and can't wait to keep going."
Colin
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"I was introduced to Oyamada-sensei through a friend of mine who also had attended his lessons for a long while. Oyamada-Sensei is great. He always comes to lessons with high energy and we end up talking about film, anime, and games for a few minutes all the time, it seems.

I work 40 hours a week and often have to do lessons late at night. Oyamada-sensei has not only been flexible, but very patient with me given my schedule and available time for study. He's always met me halfway and never been judgemental; something I deeply appreciate.

If you're looking to learn 日本語 as a beginner (like me) or if you want to sharpen your skills, Sensei has you covered!"
Kelby Martin
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"I enjoyed my first lesson with Aimi and am looking forward to many more! :-)"
Travis
Took Japanese lessons from Aimi F.
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"Rosita is so much fun! On time! On point! And we learn songs in Japanese! Best sensei Ever!"
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Took Japanese lessons from Rosita R.
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