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Tyler O.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Herb Alpert School of Music Merit Scholarship from Herb Alpert School of Music, UCLA
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Tyler O.

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I grew up in an environment that required Japanese AND English, so I can sympathize with all of you who have a hard time learning the difficult language. After 14 years of studying Japanese at a language school, I have passed the highest leveled Japanese Language Proficiency Test and whizzed through the AP Japanese Language exam. Whatever your goal is, let's get there.

About Tyler

I am currently work at a tech company, but also teach on the side as I love teaching! My favorite pass times are cooking, driving, listening/playing music and exercising.

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Matthew H.
So far I love Tyler's teaching style. Very fluid and informative. Not just about the language itself, but also Japanese etiquette and culture. This is the type of all around knowledge I was searching for!
Goutham J.
Very Good
Ishaan P.
Online lessons were no help to my son! We were misinformed when we were told that online lessons are fine for a beginner. My son gained nothing fr
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Paul S.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Speaks Spanish, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Italian, Swedish, French, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BA Spanish & German Studies from Brigham Young University
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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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Sunho K.

195 Reviews
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Starting at $21
  • Speaks Korean, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Marketing from 桜美林大学 Oberlin University
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Sunho K.

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Here is a little about me, I'm from Korea, graduated in Japan, working in America. Also,I'm an outgoing person. I like cooking, painting and watching movies. I really would like to meet new students who interested in Asian culture and people who would like to share their lifestyles and hobbies. Hope to meet you soon!

About Sunho

Hi, My name is Sunho. I'm from Korea and lived in Japan for about 5 years. I'd like to meet people who want learn language. I can teach Korean and Japanese. Here is a little about me, I'm an outgoing person. I like cooking, painting and watching movies. I really would like to meet new students who

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Jessie N.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • MA, Intercultural communication from Kobe University
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jessie N.

15 Reviews
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I am a native Japanese speaker with a Japanese teaching credential. All ages and levels are welcomed! Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. I am also qualified to tutor graduate students (Master’s and PhD) doing their thesis.
I believe when we learn other languages, it is important to learn their culture, history, etc. for better understanding. I’ve learned Japanese drums, how to wear Kimono, Tea and flower ceremonies so that we can explore Japanese culture more than just learning the language!

About Jessie

I am a native Japanese speaker with a Japanese teaching credential. All ages and levels are welcomed! Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. I am also qualified to tutor graduate students (Master’s and PhD) doing their thesis.  I believe when we learn other language

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Jenna S.
Excellent!
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Caitlin V.
I love her! She is so energetic and engaging! It feels like learning with a friend then with an instructor. She gives me when praise and encouragement when I do something well which helps boost my confidence in learning/speaking Japanese, something I lacked when I was taking languages in school. 10/10 would recommend if you are looking for a fun one on one while learning a new language!

Emi S.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, Engilsh, Japanese
  • Master of Arts degree in Japanese Pedagogy from Columbia University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Emi S.

5 Reviews
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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.

May G.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 15 and up
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May G.

12 Reviews
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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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Egan P.
Our youngest daughter absolutely loves the Japanese culture and language… She also has autism… We couldn’t have asked for a more patient and prepared instructor than May.We are lucky to have found her!

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The average cost of 60-minute Japanese lessons in Independence 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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"Another great lesson—I look forward to our next one!"
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Took Japanese lessons from Rosita R.
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"Very good japanese teacher. Helping me review all me weekly classes and providing me with more insight."
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Took Japanese lessons from May G.
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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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"Aimi is wonderful. She is helping my 5 yr old son continue his Japanese education since he is out of school due to the current epidemic. She is very patient and makes learning fun. My son looks forward to his classes with Aimi every week!"
Taylor
Took Japanese lessons from Aimi F.
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"Great class again Thanks"
Chris
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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"Thanks, I really enjoyed your first lesson."
Kenny
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"This is my first time using the online class. I enrolled my 6 year-old who has written experience with Japanese but needs to practice his conversation skills. Sensei made the class very interactive and we used a lesson plan. Even though the lessons were geared toward an older student, he made sure the vocabulary, sentences and daily experience applied to my son. Highly recommend Sensei Yoshi! Looking forward to the next class! Thank you Sensei!"
Claire
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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