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Moataz A.

98 Reviews
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Starting at $27
  • Speaks English, Arabic, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Moataz A.

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今日は and welcome to learning Japanese, I have a bachelor's degree in Japanese language and culture from the Ohio State University, and I have tutored Japanese before and it really isn't as intimidating as it looks. I've learned through many ways and I have many many resources that I will gladly share with you so you can learn on your own, whether you're a beginner or advanced, I can direct you to how to become very fluent with all my knowledge and resources combined. Also as a bonus I will teach you some kanji calligraphy if interested as well.

About Moataz

I am a Freelance Graphic Designer living in Powell, Ohio. I love learning and teaching, like a lot. I teach languages, Lettering, branding, and the basics of Graphic design as well as the adobe programs that bring it to life. My promise to you is that I will teach you everything I know in the ti

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Great lesson! Moataz was friendly and patient with a "newbie" and very knowledgeable!
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Very knowledgeable

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.

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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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Sayaka M.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 to 55
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Sayaka M.

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Do you like Japanese language? Culture? fashion? food?
I'm a native Japanese who loves and is passionate many things about Japan.
I lived in Japan for first half of my life and have been living in USA another half.

I learned English from beginner level when I came to US and went through hard time learning a foreign language myself, so I can understand what would be the best way for you to learn with your language level.

I've been helping my friends and taught Japanese online.
I'm very patient and natural listener, so I will create my lessons customized from your personalities, goals, and language levels.

I'm also open to advise most things about Japan other than language.
I'm very flexible, easy to talk to and love to talk to people from all over the world.
I would like to help you learn what you are interested about Japan to reach your goals.

Let's have a fun and learn Japanese or about Japan together!

About Sayaka

Nice to meet you! I'm a native Japanese who have been in US for over 10 years. I have taught Japanese to my friends and online. I am a very patient and a natural listener, so I will listen to your goal, observe your level of Japanese and customize your lessons to be as efficient as possible within

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Michael
I have had lessons with Sayaka for three months now, so I thought I would update my review since my first lesson with her. I t has been great to see my Japanese improve while still having fun and not finding it to be a chore. Sayaka shows that she takes time to prepare her lessons for your needs and level. It is also great to chat with her and see that she really cares about you as a person. I don't plan on stopping any time soon!
Jennah C.
She is a very good and patient instructor!! I can't wait to continue lessons with her!
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Hikaru I.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaching since 2010
  • M.A. in ESL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) & Intercultural Communication from University at Albany
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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

はじめまして & 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. I enjoyed o

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Very kind and friendly. Would love to continue lessons with her! Was also very organized with a great lesson plan.
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Mona S.

79 Reviews
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  • Speaks Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mona S.

79 Reviews
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I'm a first generation half-Japanese American currently living in Boston, MA! I spent my childhood surrounded by Japanese language and culture, followed by 7 years of formal language training, culminating in a Japanese language minor at the University of Washington. My thesis focused on the manifestation of gender in Japanese performing arts.

Growing up bilingual, I understand the difficulty of trying to juggle two languages! Whether you want to learn a new language, or simply want to brush up on your Japanese skills, I am always happy to be of help! Lessons include reading, writing, listening, translating literature, and speaking (polite, casual, and formal styles). I use the Genki and Tobira books and also like to introduce students to classic and modern Japanese literature as a way to enhance the students’ cultural knowledge. I welcome beginning and intermediate Japanese students!

About Mona

I'm an active flutist and Japanese enthusiast currently living in Boston, MA! I hold degrees in Flute Performance from New England Conservatory and the University of Washington, and recently completed my Fulbright year at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, Finland. I believe that learning music shou

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She is so patient, and always tell me to take my time which relaxes me and she explains things very clearly, plus she even tries to help you on a Japanese sentence/word you can't pronounce!
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Jinko H.

207 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • B.A. in Education from Utsunomiya Daigaku
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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 Westlake 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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"Mr Oyamada is an awesome instructor. He's attentive, knowledgeable, and always ready to answer any questions I have. I look forward to my classes with him every week! :)"
Sunnie
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Hikaru is down to earth, conversational and a great teacher. I have already learned so much from her. I can't say enough good things about her. If you make time to study on your own, in conjunction with her lessons you'll be picking up the language in no time at all!"
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Took Japanese lessons from Hikaru I.
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I can’t wait next Saturday."
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Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Focused on exactly what i needed."
Sky
Took Japanese lessons from Moataz A.
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"He's really good at explaining how the language works. Super friendly as well!"
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Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Extremely professional, he taught me lessons for about year. The books he recommended were very helpful and easy to understand. Richard has taught me the most useful Japanese phrases for real situations. I would recommend him to anyone who is beginning or intermediate like me. I would not have the skill speaking and reading that I do now without his tutoring."
Lenee
Took Japanese lessons from Richard W.
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"Sensei Yoshifumi is awesome! He is responsible, responsive, and knowledgeable. My daughter finds him very helpful, and can't say enough good things about him."
Marie
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"She is a very good and patient instructor!! I can't wait to continue lessons with her!"
Jennah
Took Japanese lessons from Sayaka M.
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"Great lessons , simple , picture references , good study material .."
Veena
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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"Taking Japanese lessons with Rosita sensei is awesome! She Is the only one that gives you an online folder that has your books, exercise book and music! I'm taking this class so I can sing Anime in the future and sensei is unique in the sense that she also specializes in that field. She really listens to the student and creates the class to your wants and in what you need to improve on. You will learn so much from her!"
Lynn
Took Japanese lessons from Rosita R.
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