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Toshi M.

308 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Business from USC
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Toshi M.

308 Reviews
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⭐️ I am a US base veteran NATIVE Japanese language tutor/instructor/coach/mentor with over 16 years of experience. I teach people of all ages from all over the world, through online platforms. Anyone knows me knows that I am a STRICT teacher and serious when it comes to Japanese language matters. I’ve living in Los Angeles ( in the Valley ) CA, USA for more than 26 years. (PST). Yes. I definitely have “Valley Accent” Ha just kidding! 😁 Currently, I have students from the USA, Australia, Canada, Singapore, Russia, Italy, Germany, China (Shenzhen), Japan, New Zealand.

βœ… I have worked with veterans, Hollywood film editor, MLB professional athlete (MVP 2010), producer, actors, actresses, TV presenter, filmmakers, voice actress, Facebook account manager, Taco Bell manager, investor, Doctors, lawyers, ...

About Toshi

Welcome! πŸ˜ƒπŸ‘‹πŸ» My name is Toshi M. I was born in Hiroshima City and raised in Tokyo, Japan. Currently, I live in Los Angeles, CA, USA for over 20 years. (PST) 🌟 I am also working with a new project through Google called, "Ok Glass." since 2013. It's a data collection project that leads to the bett

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Romel P.
Very informative and really tries to get you to the level you want to be at. From business standpoint to casual.
Always trying to make me understand that switching from polite to super polite and casual depending on the situation is key for my requirements. Also he tries to make the lesson's intriguing and fun as possible.

He likes to gauge the level you want to be at first then progresses to it at a reasonable pace depending on how comfortable you are!
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Logan
Very informative, iv been taking Toshi’s one on one classes along with a college class and I usually learn more from one class than I do from 2 of my 2 hour college classes. Toshi is also very supportive and will make sure that you can reach the level of Japanese fluency that you want at the space that you are comfortable. γ‚γ‚ŠγŒγ¨γ”γ–γ„γΎγ™γ€γ¨γ—ε…ˆη”Ÿ
Abigail P.
I am writing this from my moms phone so I thought I should elaborate that I am a 15 year old student, but I absolutely love my lessons with Toshi-san. He is hilarious and makes lessons extremely fun and makes it a lot easier to retain information. It is very hard for me to remember things and be invested due to my ADHD but he never fails to keep my attention. I definitely recommend him for everyone! I think anyone who wants to learn proper Japanese and etiquette should have lessons with him.

Yukari M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • PhD (Art) from University in Japan
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Yukari M.

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Hello!  こんにけは! If you are looking for FUN and EFFECTIVE Japanese tutor, I am here for you!!!γ€€I can help to improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills and I can provide specific lessons for all level of JLPT.After you provide me your goal and request, I can create a specific lesson for you.
I was born in Japan but I lived in America for years and have traveled quite a bit.
Also I have been a Japanese tutor for american students in US for years more than 1650 hours and I understand how difficult to keep the motivation for studying language. I can help you to keep your motivation to reach your goal! Additionally, I have six years of experience in Japanese public schools and lived in many cities in Japan. We can share many unique Japanese culture that I experienced and studied in Japan.
I have a PhD in Japan, so I am good at academic writing and logical thinking in Japanese too.
Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions! :)
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About Yukari

Hello! こんにけは! If you are looking for FUN and EFFECTIVE Japanese tutor, I am here for you!!!γ€€I can help to improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills and I can provide specific lessons for all level of JLPT. After you provide me your goal and request, I can create a specific lesso

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Erika
Easy to talk to, knows what she's doing.
Merritt
It was so great to practice speaking Japanese again. I was so happy to find that Yukari also had access to the book I was using when I lived in japan. Really excited about future lessons and getting better at speaking ζ—₯本θͺžοΌ
Mark S.
First lesson in, already engaged. Yukari is very professional and patient. Looking forward to my next lesson!

Laura S.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $200
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Laura S.

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Having attended American school on the weekdays and a total-immersion Japanese school on the weekends (and coming home to parents who only spoke Japanese), I was lucky enough to grow up completely bi-lingual. With over a decade of experience teaching in private and classroom settings, I make my lessons fun, high-energy, and tailor-made to each individual. Please feel free to send me a message, and let's learn some Japanese! Yoroshiku onegaishimasu!

About Laura

Hello! I am a NYC-based singer, pianist, actress, and animal-lover. Born and raised in Los Angeles, my artistic career began as a classical pianist, performing in venues across California, Japan, and Austria from a very young age. As a singer, I performed around the world with the Broadway tour of

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Sophia
Laura was wonderful with my 5 year old girl, she was patient, energetic and her love for music showed through! My daughter has been very motivated to practice her songs to show "Ms Laura" next week. We look forward to working much more with Laura.
J D.
Amazing! Talented vocalist and pianist that communicates very well. Has great advice and wonderful personality. Great with kids.
Rafael Marinho
I met Laura at Harvard University when we were both doing our MFA degrees in acting. Since our program was not a Musical Theater one and I was not a singer, I started to take private lessons with her to compliment some of the training in singing we were getting there.

Laura is a fantastic singer and actor. She has an incredible ear as well as great knowledge and experience of what makes a singing performance pop. All this makes her an outstanding coach.

Even now after graduation, I am still training with her. Our focus now is on continuing the development of my singing voice. My goal is to reach a level where I have the skill and confidence to audition professionally for musicals, and I know I am in great hands.

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Miku O.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Hospitality and tourism from Dokkyo University
  • Teaches students 20 to 60
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Miku O.

7 Reviews
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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 f

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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!
Adrienne
Miku is a great teacher to work with! I've been doing weekly lessons with Miku remotely since December of 2019 (now July 2020 as I'm writing this) starting from no experience.  I was worried about my ability to learn a new language since my only experience prior to this was learning Spanish in school years ago, but learning to read and speak Japanese with Miku's guidance has been the right level of challenging and fun.  Miku is a great communicator, flexible, really knowledgeable, adds nuance to the lessons we move through, and also really just fun to talk to and learn from.

Seiko D.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 15 and up
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Seiko D.

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Hi, My name is Seiko. I am an experienced Japanese tutor teaching online nationwide as well as in-person locally in Silicon Valley/Bay area, CA. My sessions would be individually tailored based on your interests, necessary improvements, and goals. You would most likely use textbooks during sessions. For business needs, my work experience would help you not only learning the language but also strengthening your communication skills in understanding its cultural aspects and nuance. For job seekers and Japanese college applications, I have experience of reviewing and proofreading resume and essays as well as AP/JLPT test preparations.

About Seiko

I enjoy teaching Japanese. I am an experienced Japanese tutor, born and raised in Japan. I earned a college degree in Japan with a secondary teaching credential as well as a BS degree in the US. Prior to my tutoring career, I worked at global corporations in Japan and the US for 15+ years. I was li

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David G.
Alma S.
Jennie B.
Seiko is a really kind instructor who gives advice and always teaches me new words every lesson! Her lessons are really interesting and I can’t wait for my next one!
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Rie T.

37 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Master's in Library and Information Studies from University of California, Berkeley
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Rie T.

37 Reviews
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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

γ“γ‚“γ«γ‘γ―οΌγ‚Šγˆγ¨η”³γ—γΎγ™γ€‚ 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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Mike B.
Jason W.
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.
Angelica
Rie is an amazing teacher! Today was my first lesson and I have already learned so much from her. I am excited for our future lessons! :)

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"This is my first time using the online class. I enrolled my 6 year-old who has written experience with Japanese but needs to practice his conversation skills. Sensei made the class very interactive and we used a lesson plan. Even though the lessons were geared toward an older student, he made sure the vocabulary, sentences and daily experience applied to my son. Highly recommend Sensei Yoshi! Looking forward to the next class! Thank you Sensei!"
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"Yoshifumi is a great instructor. The only reason I didnt continue classes was because online classes arent for me. Anyone who can do online classes would be lucky to have him as a teacher!"
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Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"She is a great teacher! She explains everything thoroughly and is very patient! I definitely recommend her! I have had an online teacher before but I think Sunho is a better fit for me!"
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"She is patient and kind."
Olena
Took Japanese lessons from Mona S.
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"Lessons are going great and my son is learning a lot fast!"
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Took Japanese lessons from Mona S.
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"Rie Is a great teacher! Very nice and patient, she’s always willing to answer any questions I have and let’s me know if I’m doing a good job and what I need to work on. I get along well with her and she’s easy to talk to, which is a plus. I always feel like I have trouble communicating with people so to meet a teacher who makes having conversations much easier is great! It helps me feel more confident in asking questions and speaking Japanese."
Daniela
Took Japanese lessons from Rie T.
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"Yoshi listened to my requests and created a lesson to meet those requests.
I love his Japanese class."
Kate
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Sunho-sensei provides a lot of practice material that is helping me improve my vocabulary and reading. Each lesson is very exciting and helpful. She really wants me to learn!"
Toni
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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"Ai is a great teacher. Her lesson plans are well prepared and organized. She is very patient and flexible. She does not rush through the lessons and makes sure you understand the material before moving forward. I would highly recommend Ai if you are looking for a Japanese teacher."
Brian
Took Japanese lessons from Ai P.
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"Great instructor. Lessons are well planned and easy to comprehend. I am very pleased with my progress."
LJ
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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