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Shuichi I.

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Starting at $20
  • Speaks Chinese, Japanese, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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Shuichi I.

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Konnichiwa everyone!

I'm Shu. I was born in Kagoshima, and raised in Kobe, Japan.
I am a big fan of language learning, and apart from my native language Japanese, I also speak English and Chinese.

My lessons will be very casual, conversational and enjoyable. I would like you to practice your Japanese as much as possible while explaining new vocabs and grammar in English as needed.

I enjoy teaching Japanese. I would love to tailor my lessons to the needs and the interests of each student. We will talk about many different topics, and any subjects that interest you the most.

Look forward to meeting you soon!

About Shuichi

Hi everyone! My name is Shu. I am from Kobe, Japan, and I currently live in the US. I love to travel and meet people from different countries. Through meeting fantastic people around the world, I was able to learn English and Chinese. Playing the saxophone is another passion of mine, and I ha

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Paul S.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Speaks Spanish, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Italian, Swedish, French, English
  • BA Spanish & German Studies from Brigham Young University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Paul S.

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Ever since I discovered Dragon Ball Z on Toonami back in the early 2000's, I have come to develop a love of all things Japan, specifically anime and J-pop. My experience with learning Japanese started back when I started studying at home with my older brother back in 1999 or so, and then started studying Japanese at college, which culminated in the completion of a minor in Japanese as part of my BA. I have also visited Japan one time to visit my older brother who was teaching English over there at the time. I love Dragon Ball (among many, many other anime) and T.M. Revolution.

About Paul

I hail from Walla Walla, Washington, home of the "famous" sweet onions. I can't begin to express how much I love languages!! I have studied 8 so far (Spanish, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Italian, Swedish, and Dutch) and I teach 5 (Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, and Japanese), and

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Rebecca
Great instructor, very personable and teaches at a good pace. I highly recommend Paul!
kevin
Very nice lesson.
Alexandre G.
Since I'm absolute beginner in Japanese, I found Paul to be the perfect fit for me. If you are young or adult (me) I would highly recommend taking classes with Paul at least for your beginning classes. I'm sure he would be the perfect fit for you too.
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Masaki K.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Marketing from California State University
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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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Sara B.
Very kind and engaging!
Amber
I had a toothache in Tokyo! SO fun!
Rowan
Very friendly and engaging !

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Emi S.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, Engilsh, Japanese
  • Awarded The Eloise Roach Award from AISD
  • Master of Arts degree in Japanese Pedagogy from Columbia University
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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.
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Maya S.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 1992
  • MM, Violin from The Juilliard School
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Maya S.

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Are you interested in learning Japanese but not sure how to start? Have you visited Japan but wished you could speak Japanese more fluently? Do you want to learn Hiragana and Kanji so that you can enjoy Japanese Manga? にほんごをべんきょうしたいですか?

A native of Japan, Maya received Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from Tokyo University of the Arts (東京芸術大学). During her violin study at the Tokyo University of the Arts, she earned her music teaching certificate for middle and high schools in Japan (中学校及び高等学校教諭専修免許状).

She finished NY Japan Society’s Japanese language Teacher Training Program (Introductory level) in December 2020

Maya also has 10 years of experience for tutoring Japanese language, offering private and small group lessons to students of all ages. Her Japanese lessons cover everything from vocabulary and grammar, to culture, custom, and fun conversation of course!
For the first time Japanese learner, she uses GENKI textbook (An integrated course in elementary Japanese) ...

About Maya

Hi! My name is Maya and I was born n Japan. I graduated from the Juilliard School in 2001 and have been a violinist of New Jersey Symphony since 2007. Did you just pick up the violin or piano for the first time? Have you been working on some pieces but need further help? Are you taking an auditi

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Marisol Q.
She like you ! And will return next week.
Gene
Maya has been my daughter’s violin teacher for 5 years. She teaches in both English and Japanese, which expands my daughter's musical knowledge in 2 languages. She is patient and works well with kids. My daughter enjoys learning from Maya.
Lianna
Maya has been my violin and piano teacher for about 7 years. She’s very patient and fun to work with, but sometimes strict for what I work on. We have to prepare for the annual students recital she has in the spring, but i feel I’ve learned a lot from her. She’s my favorite teacher!
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Jinko H.

207 Reviews
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  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
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Jinko H.

207 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

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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Jinko Sensei,

First class of the Year 2021!!! Thank you for a great class.

I will review the "kono" vs. "kore" grammar point as well as the pronunciation of the present negative of the -i adjectives.

Thank you again.

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The average cost of 60-minute Japanese lessons in Clinton is $85. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $42 and $134 per hour.
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"Great first lesson Mona. I learned quite a bit during my first lesson. She made me feel comfortable speaking Japanese which is what I've struggled with the most."
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Took Japanese lessons from Mona S.
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"I really like my lessons with Aimi. I look forward to continuing to learn Japanese with her!!"
Nicole
Took Japanese lessons from Aimi F.
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"Yoshifumi is a great teacher. He's very nice and easy to relate to. My daughter is learning a lot."
Ilissa
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Masa is very considerate of whatever level your Japanese is at, and he will write or speak accordingly. Don't be afraid to ask him to speak slowly or explain a topic, he is a very kind a thorough teacher. Would definitely reccomend!"
Rachel
Took Japanese lessons from Masahito K.
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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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"Really great first lesson and I can't wait for my next lesson."
Travis
Took Japanese lessons from Hiromi S.
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"Loved it! Hikaru is very fun and easy to talk to and makes you feel comfortable practicing the language. I'm definitely looking forward to our next session!"
Dane
Took Japanese lessons from Hikaru I.
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"A delight to learn from. My wife stayed for several months studying in Japan so her Japanese is way more advanced than mine. Yet our shared lessons are still possible since Ms S tailors the lessons on the fly to accommodate our different skill levels. I also appreciate her giving us background info on her culture when it dovetails with our lesson."
Brian
Took Japanese lessons from Emi S.
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"Thoroughly enjoyed my first lesson with Mona! She speaks clear and makes it easy to understand the context of the lesson."
Niko
Took Japanese lessons from Mona S.
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"I just had my first lesson with Sensei Yoshi Oyamada. He was very efficient with the time we had, and he had a very good structure for the lesson. I'm looking forward to continuing."
Ben
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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