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Masahiro I.

Teaches Online
Starting at $24
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Master of Science in Management from University of Liverpool
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Masahiro I.

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Japanese is known as one of the most complicated languages. Learning to speak the language, however, doesn't have to - and shouldn't - be complicated at all! Simplified, structured methods that I use will help you stay the course and accelerate your progress for your personal or professional needs. The ability of not only understanding but also having authentic conversations can be yours!

Having been a teacher of Japanese as a second language certified by the Education Ministry of Japan since the 90's, I've had the privilege of teaching diverse learners in age, nationality, proficiency, and more. As your guide, coach, and partner I will fully customize the program together with you so that you can gain the greatest value of ever minute, every lesson. 

Looking forward to working with you soon. Gambari-mashoo!

About Masahiro

For fitness needs, I offer customized virtual cardio and total body strength training with focus on: - Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) techniques - Kickboxing - Core conditioning For academic or business needs, I support your goal achievement with my expertise in: - Public speaking & presentation

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Poorva Potnis
Masahiro has been a great teacher for my kids. They took lessons from him through summer and fall and learnt a lot of martial art techniques. Masahiro was always very patient and supportive with their progress. I highly recommend teacher Masa (as my kids called him)! Thank you.
David
Masahiro was incredibly wonderful as an instructor. I've done martial arts for 15 years, and practiced 5 to 6 different martial arts. Masahiro was one of the best I've trained with. He was able to adapt to a person's style, was able to instruct in an excellent fashion despite having a limited view of my technique (since it was done remotely). I give the highest recommendation.
Mal P.
My kids enjoyed their first lesson with teacher Masa. The were engaged in a fun filled learning environment the whole time and came out learning how to block and punch! They are already looking forward to their next lessons!

Akira K.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Bachelor of European Literature from Waseda University Tokyo
  • Awarded Human Relation Award from Musicians Institute of Technology
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Akira K.

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I will listen to you as carefully as possible to make the lesson meaningful. What are you interested in about Japan? History, travel, movie, music, anime, traditional entertainment, food or else? Think of learning not Japanese, but what you love through Japanese because what you love motivates you for learning the most.

One of my typical lesson styles is a situational dialogue. Let's have fun.

I teach at my place or a coffee shop if you would like to, or online.

About Akira

First of all, I teach my lesson at a coffee shop or my studio for being in person, or a remote lesson online is available. I was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan living in Toluca Lake LA, graduated from the literature department of Waseda University in Tokyo Japan. I realize learning another lan

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Natalie
Akira is a great teacher. I really appreciate that he explains everything in depth when I don’t understand the grammar. I also appreciate that he corrects me every time I mispronounce something.
John
Cora
Akira is super patient! It was so fun to have the lesson! He was well prepared and very professional!
I learned a lot for only one class!
Highly recommend!πŸ˜ƒ
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Jessie N.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • MA, Intercultural communication from Kobe University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jessie N.

5 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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Benjamin
Wonderful lesson. Great teacher. I leaned a lot and had a lot of fun!
Carey
She was very nice and i was comfortable taking lessons with her
Jack

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Yuriko I.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks JAPANESE
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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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.
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Emma S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • B.A. in Drama, School of the Arts from University of California, Irvine
  • Teaching since 2005
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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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Masahiro I.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $24
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches students 5 to 60
  • Teaching since 2016
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Masahiro I.

3 Reviews
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Japanese is known as one of the most complicated languages. Learning to speak the language, however, doesn't have to - and shouldn't - be complicated at all! Simplified, structured methods that I use will help you stay the course and accelerate your progress for your personal or professional needs. The ability of not only understanding but also having authentic conversations can be yours!

Having been a teacher of Japanese as a second language certified by the Education Ministry of Japan since the 90's, I've had the privilege of teaching diverse learners in age, nationality, proficiency, and more. As your guide, coach, and partner I will fully customize the program together with you so that you can gain the greatest value of ever minute, every lesson. 

Looking forward to working with you soon. Gambari-mashoo!

About Masahiro

For fitness needs, I offer customized virtual cardio and total body strength training with focus on: - Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) techniques - Kickboxing - Core conditioning For academic or business needs, I support your goal achievement with my expertise in: - Public speaking & presentation

Recent Reviews
Poorva Potnis
Masahiro has been a great teacher for my kids. They took lessons from him through summer and fall and learnt a lot of martial art techniques. Masahiro was always very patient and supportive with their progress. I highly recommend teacher Masa (as my kids called him)! Thank you.
David
Masahiro was incredibly wonderful as an instructor. I've done martial arts for 15 years, and practiced 5 to 6 different martial arts. Masahiro was one of the best I've trained with. He was able to adapt to a person's style, was able to instruct in an excellent fashion despite having a limited view of my technique (since it was done remotely). I give the highest recommendation.
Mal P.
My kids enjoyed their first lesson with teacher Masa. The were engaged in a fun filled learning environment the whole time and came out learning how to block and punch! They are already looking forward to their next lessons!

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"Mr Yoshi is an amazing teacher! Although I was very nervous, he carefully explained things and encouraged me. He wrote everything, clearly, so I could study later and made sure I understood the meaning behind the words and the reasons those phrases were used, in what context and to whom. I'm extremely happy that I've taken lessons from him. Thank you Mr Yoshi and Take Lessons! I'm even more dedicated to learning Japanese now!"
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"Kyoko has been an amazing Japanese teacher to my 8 year old daughter. Her lessons are customized to what the student wants or needs to learn. Most importantly she listens and gives great advice for improving your skills. Kyoko is a great teacher who truly cares about your progress. I’ve tried other teachers and my daughter and me like Kyoko the best by far. So much so, she has been my daughter’s teacher for over 3 years.

Kyoko is extremely knowledgeable and is authentically Japanese born and raised in Japan but has lived in the U.S. for awhile now and is natively fluent in English for parents who may not understand Japanese. Her communication and timeliness are amazing! I’d recommend her to any of my friends and family - and have."
Chad
Took Japanese lessons from Kyoko B.
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"Sunho was very patient and was happy to repeat words/phrases etc over and over until I could say them. We did struggle to meet on time but that was my fault due to the time difference. She has emailed me the lesson to help me prepare for next week. Thank you Sunho!"
Michael
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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"He is a excellent teacher.Thank you Sensei"
Mimi
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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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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"Great class lesson with Sunho-sensei. She offers good suggestions for studying new vocabulary and strategy for studying for the JLPT. Great test question examples!"
Toni
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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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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"She's absolutely fantastic! It was such a joy having her teach me about the language and the culture. ε…ˆη”Ÿγ―δΈ€η•ͺ倧ε₯½γγ§γ™γ€‚ζ—₯本θͺžγ‚’練習してζ₯γΎγ™γ€‚γ‚γ‚ŠγŒγ¨γ†γ”γ–γ„γΎγ™οΌ"
Antionette
Took Japanese lessons from Aimi F.
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"Seiko-San was very cooperative and encouraging during my first online lesson. I believe it was her first time teaching online and she did well. I am really happy today with my experience, she gave me some nice compliments. I look forward to the next lesson."
Tony
Took Japanese lessons from Seiko D.
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"Before Oyamada sensei's lesson, I studied at my University and I had a native Japanese tutor in my town for 2years.
I can tell you his online class is x7 better than them. He is patient, kind, incredibly knowledgeable, energetic, understanding and excited to teach. Oyamada Sensei is the absolute perfect tutor!"
Tori
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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