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Mika A.

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  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
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Mika A.

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I am a native Japanese speaker. I lived in the US for 5 years so I speak both Japanese and English fluently. I started helping my student learn Japanese 15 years ago. I teach Japanese at all levels from basic to advanced level including JLPT (Japanese Proficiency Test). I worked in a Japanese company for over 5 years handling client daily so you can learn business Japanese and culture. I also translated website and video subtitles. My teaching style is unique in the way that student can learn the language quickly and naturally!

About Mika

I am a native Japanese speaker. I lived in the US for 5 years so I speak both Japanese and English fluently. I started helping my student learn Japanese 15 years ago. I teach Japanese at all levels from basic to advanced level including JLPT (Japanese Proficiency Test). I worked in a Japanese compa

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Masaki K.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • 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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Very kind and engaging!
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I had a toothache in Tokyo! SO fun!
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Very friendly and engaging !
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Emma S.

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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • B.A. in Drama, School of the Arts from University of California, Irvine
  • Teaches Beginner
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Emma S.

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Let's learn Japanese through practice!
I teach words and phrases to help communicate thoughts as simply as possible.

About Emma

Being bilingual in English and Japanese has allowed me to teach both languages effectively. I take cultural nuances into consideration to ensure that the words spoken are polite and friendly. I believe that proper communication is important to keeping peace and harmony in both our professional an

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Rie T.

38 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
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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 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.

Send me a message to find out if we are a good match!

About Rie

こんにちは!りえと申します。 Hello! My name is Rie. I am originally from Hiroshima. I have been teaching private Japanese lessons since 2010 and have loved helping my students with their homework, get better grades, become proficient prior to their trips to Japan, and reach their goal of learning a new langu

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Takashima sensei is a very kind instructor who is very approachable. She allows contact outside of meetings for questions in a rather friendly atmosphere so you won't feel silly for asking questions. It makes for a comfortable learning environment where it's OK to make mistakes, but you will come out of it knowing more than you did before.

Since she is a native speaker, she is perfect for practicing speaking with someone out in the real world.
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Yuriko I.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks JAPANESE
  • English from Kyoto, Japan
  • Teaching since 2007
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Yuriko I.

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Experienced JAPANESE teacher since 2007, available for students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while building a strong foundation to further develop proficiency in Japanese. Each class is custom made to your own level and needs.

Text book used: Genki, Minnano Nihongo, Japanese for busy people, JLPT preparation books, or your own text book.

Classes are taught online primarily using SKYPE.

About Yuriko

Hi, Kon nichi wa. Genki? Hajime mashite, watashino namae wa Yuriko desu. I was born and raised in Japan. I can teach from beginner to intermediate in Japanese. I have many hours of experience teaching Japanese to any ages, kids to adults, private, group or home-schooling -- whoever wants to le

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Courtney
Yuriko is very knowledgeable, friendly and patient. I've been studying Japanese on my own for about a month and decided I wanted an instructor to help me. I was very nervous to speak Japanese in front of her as my studies have left me reading about grammar and vocabulary, not necessarily saying much of it out loud, but she quickly calmed me with her reassuring nature. She provided me with a lot of insight on the use cases for many words/phrases, as well as Japanese culture. I left my first lesson feeling confident and ready for more!

I'd highly recommend Yuriko to anyone wanting a Japanese language instructor! She's the best!
Sandi T.
My daughter is absolutely LOVING her lessons with Yuriko. We travel often and it is wonderful that my daughter is able to continue her lessons, where ever we are.

Cokko K.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • early childhood education from QC
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Cokko K.

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Experienced teach of 6 years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate/advance student! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Let's get started! more easy way to learn Japanese I know.

About Cokko

Experienced teacher of 5 years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate student! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Lets's get started.

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Average Cost of Japanese Lessons in Pride, LA

The average cost of 60-minute Japanese lessons in Pride 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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"He's really good at explaining how the language works. Super friendly as well!"
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"Awesome! The best. She genuinely cares about her students. You should definitely take lessons from her."
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Took Japanese lessons from Rie T.
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"いつもありがとう😊 I feel more confidence."
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Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Sensei Yoshi works with my son and to say that he is enjoying Sensei's friendly smile and positive feedback is an understatement. He really is a nice teacher. Thank you Sensei!"
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Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"She was nice and helpful"
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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!"
Sylvi
Took Japanese lessons from Rosita R.
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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!"
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Took Japanese lessons from Aimi F.
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"I have been studying with Sunho san a little over 7 months now , she is great and does a fantastic job, Highly recommended."
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Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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"Hiromi is great. Very astute and patient. Very attentive and adaptive to my needs. So far it's great!"
Phillip
Took Japanese lessons from Hiromi S.
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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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