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Masaki K.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Masaki K.

24 Reviews
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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 peopl

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Wakana Y.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Wakana Y.

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I am a Japanese trainer with extensive knowledge in teaching Japanese as a second/third language.

I work closely with my students to identify their goals and objectives and develop tailored lessons for a more effective learning experience.

I believe that you will absorb more effectively when you enjoy learning and you are encouraged to learn!

I teach basic through advanced Japanese.
• Speaking, listening, reading, writing, Hiragana, Katakana, Kanji
• Conversational Japanese: casual/polite/formal
• Real-life applications to Japanese life and culture
• Nuance in Japanese
• Japanese way of thinking, trends, custom, traditional and contemporary Japanese culture

About Wakana

Hello! My name is Wakana. I am an energetic yet very patient native Japanese with many years of experience in teaching Japanese. My motto is to provide a learning experience while having fun and being encouraged to learn more. I understand how frustrated it can be when one learns a language as a

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Alex M.
I had a great session with Wakana and am excited to do more. She was very interested in why I wanted to learn Japanese and is tailoring the lessons to help me get the most out of it. She made it very interesting and fun. Recommend 10/10!
Matthew
I've seen Wakana several times over the summer in preparation for a fall class, and I'm confidant that she is more than capable of helping me through the two years of the language need for graduation. She has a strong grasp of both English and, from what I can tell, Japanese along with great interpersonal skills. I would gladly recommend Wakana to friends and family.
Adrianne K.
I had so much fun today speaking Japanese with Wakana! She is very kind and will help you if you don't know what to say. I look forward to learning more with Wakana!
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Miku O.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 20 to 60
  • Teaching since 2019
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Miku O.

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I can help you with conversation skills, correct pronunciation and proper grammar. I usually use a textbook called ‘Genki’ for my lessons. I provide the textbook so you don’t have to buy it. With ‘Genki’ we can work on various grammar points, vocabulary building, situational role playing, pronunciation, and plenty of exercises to improve your listening and speaking skills.

I try my best to keep the classes as relaxed as possible so that you can feel comfortable speaking and can learn at your own pace.

About Miku

Hi everyone! My name is Miku. I was born in Hawaii and raised in Japan. I graduated from Dokkyo university in Saitama, Japan, and majored in hospitality and tourism. I was a former flight attendant for ANA (All Nippon Airways) living in Tokyo, Japan until I moved back to Hawaii in 2016. I’m now a

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Jason
I've been taking lessons with Ms O.for a few months now. She's been helpful, engaged and flexible. My general Japanese ability has improved greatly under her tutelage, and I've learned many new things in areas of Japanese culture and language that are of particular interest to me.
Starr
Mikuさん is awesome!! Extremely patient and helpful without holding my hand. I’m able to understand sentences better with less than a year of lessons. She’s very professional and prompt. The lessons are always interesting and I actually feel like I’m improving every time (even if it’s just a little at a time). I’m really looking forward to being more conversational in Japanese!!
Cathy
I highly recommend Miku and have recommended her to several friends because lessons with her are extremely fun, engaging, and thorough. I look forward to every single one, and have already learned so much in what seems like a short time--the time flies! She is also incredibly accommodating and makes rescheduling very easy and hassle free. I very much appreciate the time she shares with me as a student in helping me learn the way I do!
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Aimi F.

40 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Bachelor Degree from Okinawa Christian University
  • Teaching since 2011
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Aimi F.

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Over the past five years I have taught Japanese to over 50 students from all over the world.
I am willing to teach students of all ages. Beginner to advanced speakers welcome!

About Aimi

I was born and raised in Japan. Over the past five years I have taught Japanese to over 100 students from all over the world. I am willing to teach students of all ages. Beginner to advanced speakers welcome. If you want to learn Japanese, I can teach you online. It's very easy and fun!

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Yvon R.
Aimi is so great! My 8 year old (who hates reading) ended his first lesson and said, "Mom! You can't take me out of this class!" Aimi is so helpful and easygoing. I can't wait to see what she'll teach him!
Athena F.
Amy is so great! My daughter looks forward to her lesson every week!
Darlene D.
We just signed up for additional lessons with Aimi. My granddaughter was reluctant to take online lessons. Aimi's teaching style and personality were the winning ticket. She is enthusiastic, her lessons are well organized, and she couldn't be nicer. Nicole looks forward to her lessons with Aimi, and we're so grateful and happy to have chosen her. Thank you!
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Setsuko H.

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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Jazz Vocal Performance from City College of New York
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Setsuko H.

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Hi there,

Thank you very much for visiting my page! My name is Setsuko!

The big thing about my lesson is that I can customize your lesson based on your passion and interest :)
I will listen to you deeply, understand your goal and tailor a fun and inspirational lesson just for you!

After each lesson, I promise that you will feel so empowered being able to start to speak / write / read Japanese and understanding the logic behind the language.

I can break the grammar down and explain them in a way you will get it right away!
Through my lesson, you will gain the confidence to speak Japanese and express yourself :)

Please message me about what you want to learn, your passion and goal!

I am very looking forward to working with you!
Thank you very much.

Setsuko

About Setsuko

My name is Setsuko Hata. I am a music and Japanese teacher for all ages. I teach singing, piano, songwriting, music theory and Japanese! I am originally from Osaka Japan and moved to the USA in 2011. My lessons are always tailored to each student's unique interests and passion. I love to hel

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Stephen
Setsuko is such a positive person who brings an amazing energy with her presence. She is perfect for teaching!
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Yoshifumi O.

199 Reviews
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Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 15 to 75
  • Teaching since 1990
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Yoshifumi O.

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I was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan. I have over 28years of teaching Japanese Language experience at my own school in Davie FL that . I have many students from beginner to advanced level. Especially If you like Anime and Japanese movies I am perfect for you.

One-on-one, small groups, company-wide programs, online, in person.

About Yoshifumi

εˆγ‚γΎγ—γ¦πŸ˜ŠNative Japanese speaker with Education business background, love to teach kids too! Hi. I'm Yoshifumi, born and raised in Tokyo Japan through university graduate education. I have Japanese Language teacher experience in Japan and the USA for 33years. Currently, I live in F

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Kent
Love that Sensei Yoshifumi is patient, yet rigorous. I've learned so much in just two lessons already because he focuses on the language, correct pronunciation, and encourages integration and practice through daily use.
T.F
My son took Japanese lessons with Professor Yoshi for three years. He learned not only the Japanese language but learned about Japanese culture as well. He thoroughly enjoyed his lessons. Professor was flexible and made learning fun. He remains my son's all time favorite teacher.
Kim
Lessons are going great! Very helpful and made sure to know what I was already familiar with! Thank you very much, Yoshi sensei!

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"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!"
Caitlin
Took Japanese lessons from Jessie N.
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"Sensei Yoshi is a great Japanese teacher as well as a nice person to talk to. My 13 yr old boy learned a lot from him and I can see and hear that he focuses fully from the beginning to the end of the virtual lesson. Highly recommended."
June
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"I love Sensei Yoshi’s class ;)"
Lim
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Very helpful! Gives more insight towards learning the Japanese language."
DiMarco
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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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."
George
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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"Sunho sensei is very patient and kind, even when I am struggling with something. She really seems dedicated to helping her students. I look forward to my lessons everytime."
Nathan
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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"Hikaru is a great teacher! She's very knowledgeable and engaging. I highly recommend her to anyone interested in learning Japanese!"
Markis
Took Japanese lessons from Hikaru I.
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Naomi J
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Although our 14-year-old son did want to learn Japanese, he hasn't been a super motivated student. However, at the end of each lesson, he would rush to tell me what he'd just learned. I'm grateful Jessie's friendly, caring, and supportive style."
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Took Japanese lessons from Jessie N.
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"Love that Sensei Yoshifumi is patient, yet rigorous. I've learned so much in just two lessons already because he focuses on the language, correct pronunciation, and encourages integration and practice through daily use."
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Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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