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Toshi M.

349 Reviews
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Starting at $65
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Business from USC
  • Teaching since 2004
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Toshi M.

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πŸŽ…πŸ»β­οΈ I am a Los Angeles US-based certified veteran NATIVE Japanese language instructor/coach/mentor with over 18 years of experience. I teach people of all ages from all over the world, through online platforms. Anyone who knows me knows that I am a STRICT teacher and serious when it comes to Japanese language matters. Manners ARE part of the Japanese language. I will teach you Japanese manners first. I’m living in Calabasas, Los Angeles ( in the Valley ) CA, USA for more than 28 years. (PST). Yes. I literally speak “Valley Girl English“ Soo good? Haha, just kidding! 😁 Currently, I have students from the USA, Australia, Canada, Singapore, Russia, Italy, Germany, New Zealand, Mexico, Japan.

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About Toshi

Welcome! πŸ˜ƒπŸ‘‹πŸ» My name is Toshi M. I was born in Hiroshima City and raised in Tokyo, Japan. 🌟 One on One Lessons via Online ( Zoom) (Group Lessons available for more than 3 people.) Takelessons.com requires all group lesson students to sign up and purchase for their lessons separat

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Hillary S.
Toshi is the best teacher in the world and I recommend having him as a teacher, he is really funny and kind to hang out with and overall Japanese is really fun.
Ian.
What a GEM! Patient and knows his stuff. So much fun learning Japanese. Can't wait for next class. Punctual and great communication! Finally found what I was looking for. Thank you again.
Katherine M.
My 12 year old son takes Japanese with Toshi weekly for an hour. He has enjoyed the lessons from day one. Toshi is a gifted teacher, and my son appreciates quick breaks during the lesson (it keeps him engaged for longer). My son says Toshi is a nice balance of serious and fun, and he also says what a great teacher he is. Toshi is supportive, encouraging and fun. What more could you ask for?!
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Jinko H.

242 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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 こんにけは。 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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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Bachelors of Music Education with Honors from New Mexico State University
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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 for bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partner 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.
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Rie T.

52 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 14 and up
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Rie T.

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Maximize your Japanese learning with a native speaker with years of teaching experience!

I tailor my lessons to each student's learning style, her/his needs and goals. I use Genki 1 and 2 textbooks and workbooks with most of my beginner to intermediate level students, unless other textbooks and/or learning resources are requested.
During the lesson, my focus is generally on the grammar explanations and practice, as well as reading, and speaking practice. Homework is assigned after each lesson, and students are expected to work independently on vocabulary building, unless otherwise requested.
I encourage all of my students to contact me between lessons if they have any questions, and I will try to answer them within 24 hours.

I am currently accepting students ages 16 and up. I am looking forward to meeting you!

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About Rie

γ“γ‚“γ«γ‘γ―οΌγ‚Šγˆγ¨η”³γ—γΎγ™γ€‚ 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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Ruth Ann
Rie is truly a wonderful teacher of the Japanese language. My daughter thoroughly enjoys her lessons with her
Robert F.
I’ve been studying Japanese off and on for almost 20 years. I had reached an upper intermediate level but I wanted to take my ability to a higher level so I started looking for a Japanese tutor. I feel really lucky to have found Rie. She’s a cool person who’s fun to work with. She’s patient and flexible and she always explains things in a way that is easy to understand. She’s as invested in my Japanese learning as I am and it’s hard to place a value on that kind of support and partnership. She also has good textbooks for people at more advanced levels. Without a doubt, my Japanese has improved more in the time I’ve been working with Rie than it has at any other time in all the years I’ve been studying it. If you’re an intermediate or advanced learner of Japanese and you’re looking to improve, Rie can absolutely help you. I couldn’t recommend her more highly.
Teddy
Rie's lessons are super comfortable, her explanations are always crystal clear, and she's great at balancing compliments & critiques. 11/10 Highly, highly recommend !
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Hikaru I.

28 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Hikaru I.

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During my undergraduate studies, I worked as a president of SUNY Albany Japanese Student Association and also worked as a TA for Japanese 101 classes, and I absolutely love to teach languages! I understand it is often very hard to find a language tutor outside of the spoken community, and I hope to provide you with the opportunity to be exposed to authentic media sources to acquire natural fluency. Hope to hear from you soon!

About Hikaru

γ―γ˜γ‚γΎγ—γ¦ & thank you for taking a moment to check out my profile! I'm originally from Tokyo Japan, and I moved to NY with my family during high school. I've completed Master's degrees in Language Education & Communication, and Bachelor's Degrees in Music Performance and Political Science.

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Paige M.
I just had my second lesson with Hikaru and I ask so many questions all the time and am just a lot as a person, but she's so patient and is really willing to answer all of my questions and go over absolutely whatever. She's also very good at explaining things and can explain the grammar side to me (I'm a big grammar proponent), which is an absolute blessing. Lessons fly by and I absolutely cannot wait for my next one.

Also, she's been helping me find resources that I can use to work on my Japanese outside of lessons. I know that some people won't do that because they want you to buy more lessons, but Hikaru genuinely just wants to help me learn both the language and the culture.
Micah
Great instructor. Patient and willing you work with you.
Paige M.
After one class I’m so excited for more. Hikaru started off by explaining the very very basics and was incredibly knowledgeable whenever I asked questions. I look forward to my next class.
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Akira K.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Human Relation Award from Musicians Institute of Technology
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Akira K.

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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.

Lessons are online only.

About Akira

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 language is tough and requires patience a lot from my experience for learning English.I had learned English for many years in Japan

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John
Akira is a fantastic teacher, he explains the lessons really easily and is always prepared. whenever I don't understand something he's not afraid to stop for me to understand it properly.
Natalie
Akira is a great teacher. I really appreciate that he explains everything in depth when I don’t understand the grammar. I also appreciate that he corrects me every time I mispronounce something.
John

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"I really enjoy learning Japanese from Sensei Yoshi. He goes slow and helps with pronunciation. I improve my skills each class and cant wait for another one! 😻"
Monica
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"I had my first lesson with Seiko today, and it was great! She's very nice and encouraging and adds cultural notes throughout the lesson. She also makes sure she's not going too fast and welcomes questions. I look forward to learning Japanese with her!"
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Took Japanese lessons from Seiko D.
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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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"Really thorough, great lesson! Can’t wait to keep going 😊"
Sunnie
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"She is so much Fun! I've learned so much from her It's ridiculous! Very organized and you can tell she is passionate about teaching. Definitely Best Private Teacher Ever!!!! I'm looking forward to continue my classes with you!"
Kaya
Took Japanese lessons from Rosita R.
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"Wonderful first lesson. Sunho was friendly and encouraging. Great assessment of my daughters current level. Very relatable."
Ann
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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"After one class I’m so excited for more. Hikaru started off by explaining the very very basics and was incredibly knowledgeable whenever I asked questions. I look forward to my next class."
Paige
Took Japanese lessons from Hikaru I.
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"I am a student from the Last year I wanted a native speaking Japanese tutor also an older guy who has more experience.
Sensei Yoshi is amazing. It seems that with every class, he shares yet another "goodie" from his treasure chest of Japanese language and culture learning tools, study aids, games, approaches to learning, mastery drills, etc.
Thanks Sensei Yoshi!"
David
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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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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"Amazing teacher. She really helped me further my studies in the Japanese language. I can't wait for additional lessons."
Matt
Took Japanese lessons from Hikaru I.
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