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Asuka U.

47 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $55
  • Speaks English, Japanese, French(Intermidiate)
  • Voice performance, music theory and piano from Queens college, University of North Texas
  • Teaching since 2005
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Asuka U.

47 Reviews
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Become comfortable with daily conversational Japanese. I also offer music lesson in Japanese.

About Asuka

“Her exceptional talent will continue to open many doors of opportunity for her in NYC where she continues to thrive as an excellent artist. Subsequently, she is a valuable contribution the opera industry.” The Metropolitan Opera Guild ​“Combination of the Ms. Uchida’s stunning presence and voice

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Alex
Be sure to have Skype or FaceTime to work with connections. Otherwise she is great at diagnosing information in order for the individual to improve.
Shirrey
very kind and motivating ! thank you so much
Nilson
It was super fun and an awesome experience for just my first day. Ms.Uchida is super nice and a really nice person to talk to. I was nervous at first when I started but she quickly helped me get rid of my nervousness and have a fun time learning Japanese. If you are looking for a teacher to learn Japanese or piano then I highly recommend Ms.Uchida
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Moataz A.

98 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Speaks English, Arabic, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Moataz A.

98 Reviews
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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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Freddie
I learned a lot and was impressed with the instructor knowledge and the way he delivered it to me.
Kristen
Easy to talk to and ask questions. Moves at a nice and simple pace.
Izzy
Thoroughly enjoyed my first lesson with Moataz! He is very encouraging and patient through the learning process.
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Setsuko H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English & Japanese
  • Awarded Pro Musica Award from City College of New York
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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 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 help empower st

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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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Maya S.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Maya S.

5 Reviews
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Are you interested in learning Japanese but not sure how to start? Have you visited Japan but wished you could speak Japanese more fluently? Do you want to learn Hiragana and Kanji so that you can enjoy Japanese Manga? にほんごをべんきょうしたいですか?

A native of Japan, Maya received Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from Tokyo University of the Arts (東京芸術大学). During her violin study at the Tokyo University of the Arts, she earned her music teaching certificate for middle and high schools in Japan (中学校及び高等学校教諭専修免許状).

She finished NY Japan Society’s Japanese language Teacher Training Program (Introductory level) in December 2020.
She is currently finishing up the same program with intermediate level in March 2021.

Maya also has 10 years of experience for tutoring Japanese language, offering private and small group lessons to students of all ages. Her Japanese lessons cover everything from vocabulary and grammar, to culture, custom, and fun conversation of course!
For the first time ...

About Maya

Hi! My name is Maya and I was born n Japan. I graduated from the Juilliard School in 2001 and have been a violinist of New Jersey Symphony since 2007. Did you just pick up the violin or piano for the first time? Have you been working on some pieces but need further help? Are you taking an auditi

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Ron
I’ve been learning Japanese with Maya for months now. She is so fun to study with, and her teaching is easy to follow. I totally recommend her!
Marisol Q.
She like you ! And will return next week.
Gene
Maya has been my daughter’s violin teacher for 5 years. She teaches in both English and Japanese, which expands my daughter's musical knowledge in 2 languages. She is patient and works well with kids. My daughter enjoys learning from Maya.
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Asuka U.

48 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks English, Japanese, French(Intermidiate)
  • Teaches students 5 to 60
  • Voice performance, music theory and piano from Queens college, University of North Texas
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Asuka U.

48 Reviews
Book Now
Online Japanese Teacher

Become comfortable with daily conversational Japanese. I also offer music lesson in Japanese.

About Asuka

“Her exceptional talent will continue to open many doors of opportunity for her in NYC where she continues to thrive as an excellent artist. Subsequently, she is a valuable contribution the opera industry.” The Metropolitan Opera Guild ​“Combination of the Ms. Uchida’s stunning presence and voice

Recent Reviews
Alex
Be sure to have Skype or FaceTime to work with connections. Otherwise she is great at diagnosing information in order for the individual to improve.
Shirrey
very kind and motivating ! thank you so much
Nilson
It was super fun and an awesome experience for just my first day. Ms.Uchida is super nice and a really nice person to talk to. I was nervous at first when I started but she quickly helped me get rid of my nervousness and have a fun time learning Japanese. If you are looking for a teacher to learn Japanese or piano then I highly recommend Ms.Uchida
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Masaki K.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Marketing from California State University
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Masaki K.

17 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 peop

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Sara B.
Very kind and engaging!
Amber
I had a toothache in Tokyo! SO fun!
Rowan
Very friendly and engaging !

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The average cost of 60-minute Japanese lessons in Clifton is $62. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $44 and $80 per hour.
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"Mona has been working with my 11- year old daughter for several months now. She is very professional, reliable and punctual.....but most of all, she makes learning Japanese fun!!
My daughter looks forward to Japanese class every week with Mona, and is enjoying the learning process.
I can't say enough, how easy and efficient it is for me to work with Mona, especially being a Busy Working Mother."
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Took Japanese lessons from Mona S.
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"Thanks Sensei. Yoshifumi has a good attitude in teaching Japanese.
I recommend his class to everybody."
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Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"I've been through 3 takelessons instructors and 2 group japanese instructors and I can tell you without a doubt that Rosita is the best there is. She is a native japanese speaker with a lot of experience in teaching the language. Her classes are structured and fun. I recommend Rosita to anyone looking to learn or improve their japanese skills."
Nestor
Took Japanese lessons from Rosita R.
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"Good first lesson, we jumped right into it and Sunho was informative, patient and kind. Looking forward to the next lesson!"
Alex
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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"Patient instructor, very thorough. I’m learning a lot through our sessions."
Mariko
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Wonderful instructor"
Ethan
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"It’s very fun having a lesson with Teacher Sayaka! She makes me feel like she’s more of a friend to help more than a teacher. Lesson speed was perfect for me and she picked up what level I was really fast which was great! I really recommend her!"
Ghadah
Took Japanese lessons from Sayaka M.
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"My son Ben was impressed with his first lesson. Ben told me ‘Mon he’s a genius. He knows everything and explained to me in such an easy way. Also he said he’s a cool Japanese tutor. The empathy is part of the success. I'm glad we've chosen Yoshi Sensei."
Christin
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Yoshi sensei is a very nice and understanding teacher. I recommend his classes."
Genie
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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