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Rosita R.

Los Angeles, CA

Learning Japanese?As being a composer for short Anime films and having a Japanese back round, I have worked with Japanese companies for many years and learning from my obaachan (grandmother) to cook traditional Japanese foods, I can introduce you to the lifestyle and the Japanese culture including it's fascinating history.

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Peggy W. February 12, 2016
Singing · Online
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I enjoyed meeting and having my 1st lesson with Rosita.
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Kristi February 6, 2016
Singing · In studio
She's an amazing teacher! You won't be disappointed with her! She is by far my favorite teacher!
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Joseph February 6, 2016
Singing · In studio
She's really great in what she does
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Jesse M.

Palo Alto, CA

Learn to speak and read Japanese, have fun, and get considerably better results than you would in a class.

Or use this as a supplement to an existing class and completely surpass it's standards.

Explore the methods that make it possible to be conversational within a year.

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Christopher C. February 8, 2016
Violin · In studio
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Very friendly. Will walk you through at the pace you need. Will continue lessons with him and would recommend him.
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Ajeenkya B. December 11, 2015
Singing · In home
Verified Student
My first class with Jesse was great! He was really patient with me considering this was my first music class ever. The pace of the class was really good. Not too overwhelming, not too easy, but very balanced. I'm really excited for my second class and to learn more with Jesse :)
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Lily November 13, 2015
Acoustic Guitar · In studio
Jesse is a great teacher, I would recommend him to everyone!
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Toshi M.

Los Angeles, CA

I don't just teach the Japanese language, I also teach the true meaning of Japanese spirit and soul! Do you want to take a trip to Japan with your family? Is your business or company involved with Japanese customers or suppliers? Is it your dream to work for a Japanese company in the future? Do you want to understand Japanese animé or movies? Interest in the Japanese language and culture? Do you want to speak, read and write Japanese? I can offer you my One on One online lessons or Group online lessons by Skype! Are you a beginner -- or an advanced student -- or you want to learn Japanese from zero?? Whatever your level, I can help! You will be able to learn in your spare time, on coffee break, at the beach, or at any public cafe! You will be able to learn wearing your pajamas during your day off in your home or even when you on your vacation! I can be with you everywhere by Skype! You will be able to learn from anywhere and from any country! I have ten years of experience in ...

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Jean C. January 20, 2016
Japanese · Online
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Toshi sensei is great and resourceful!
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Sandra McCormack January 18, 2016
Japanese · Online
Verified Student
I had a great first lesson with Toshi sensei! He is fun and friendly and is very well organized. We talked about his plan for me going forward and I am confident that the rest of our lessons will be just as great as this one. I am excited because he seems to really understand the struggles of someone that is studying Japanese and how frustrating it can be. I would definitely recommend him to other students. :) 楽しかっただよ!
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Scott T. December 16, 2015
Japanese · Online
Verified Student
I've been trying to learn Japanese for a long time, and have never been able to understand Japanese TV, anime, news, dramas, or anything like that, despite several classes and investment in tools like Rosetta Stone, Japanese in a Flash and the like. Although I am still a long way from really being able to understand the shows, Toshi's explanations of how the language is used every day has been enlightening, and allowed me to get a better handle on sentence structure when I'm listening to the spoken language. I had no idea that the Japanese I had been learning in school and through the other texts I had used was really only for polite situations, when most of what I am hearing in television shows and movies is more casual and doesn't use many of the particles and phrases that are commonly taught. I'm excited to continue working with Toshi.

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