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Laura S.

5 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $200
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Asuka U.

44 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Japanese, French(Intermidiate)
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 6 to 60
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Asuka U.

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

About Asuka

I started my musical training as a pianist at YAMAHA institute at age 4 in Japan. I was selected to enter perfect pitch class. It was designated for students who have perfect pitch and potentials to be professional musicians. I enjoyed playing piano and electric piano and won the 1st prize at Ki

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Richard
Very knowledgeable and extraordinarily patient. Highly recommend.
David A.
Asuka is exceptional. Hard to process how someone as accomplished as she could be this patient. Encouraging and positive. Wonderful teacher.
Shaelyn
Asuka, was wonderful. I've been looking forward to learning Japanese for a long time. She is very detailed and patient. Excellent teacher!

Tomoko K.

1 Review
New York, NY
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tomoko K.

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Hello! I'm a native Japanese speaker and experienced Japanese tutor. I have been tutoring Japanese since when I was in university as a TA for international students. I adopt the best teaching method and material for each student's needs and make sure that learning experience is fun and effective.

About Tomoko

When it comes to learning a language, I believe that correct grammatical understanding and the amount of output are equally important. Hence I focus on both grammar and speaking/writing practice during my lesson for the best result and you'll feel that your Japanese is improving! My previous Jap

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Sasha + Jessica P.
The lesson moved at a comfortable pace. As this is our first intro to Japanese lessons, we had some difficulties with word pronunciation, but Tomoko was patient with us. She helped us break the words down and understand the sentence structures.
We look forward to our next lesson.

Meet Online Japanese Teachers Serving Chelsea

Madeleine G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Madeleine G.

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Learning Japanese is fun and cool! Madeleine has 7 years teaching experience with Japanese.
With Madeleine, you can learn in a way that...

-Memorizing things is easy and fun
-You can learn cool historical and cultural connections to the language
-You can make the transition to watching anime RAW/subtitled!
-You can feel confident traveling or doing a homestay in Japan

Madeleine will even suggest travel plans! She has many years of experience leading group trips to Japan and can help make your Japan Trip fun and amazing!

About Madeleine

I absolutely love teaching. I try to give my cello and voice students an education with the goal that they will someday be able to join an orchestra and be able to share in the joy of music making with others. I focus on a firm grounding of music theory and sight-reading so that students will come

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Aimi F.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Japanese and English
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Aimi F.

27 Reviews
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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 50 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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Leah G.
Aimi is very nice and accommodating. Looking forward to the next lessons with her.
Yousef A.
I toked with hear tell now 2 class and am taking more

She is good teacher and so kind and see how you like to learn Japanes and make it in easy way.

She is so kind and smiles avry time.

The only bade thing abut hear that she do not do games and songs during the clas she tried but don’t now my be
For example = she have a learning song but just hear it no interactive with it and no games at all

But she is good teacher any one that is 11year old and up book with hear tray it you will learn and have fun.
Tasha
My niece had so much fun with her first lesson and is looking forward to learning so much more.

Masaki K.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Marketing from California State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Masaki K.

6 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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Randy S.
Masaki has an infectious enthusiasm for teaching that motivates me to do my best.
Amber
The best.
Cameron
Thank you Masaki! Looking forward to the next lesson

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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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"My experience with Clare has been great! Clare is extremely comfortable with Japanese and is just all around excellent at guiding me through lessons. She is extremely patient and absolutely willing to take it slow and focus on my own personal language goals with me. She's able to adapt and help me regardless of my progress moving faster or slower any given lesson. I don't feel any pressure, she is friendly and approachable, and her understanding of Japanese is thorough. She's an excellent teacher. If you plan to learn just how to speak, read, or write, or if you need a tutor to help with the studies you've already begun, Clare has you covered. Highly recommended."
Lexi
Took Japanese lessons from Clare K.
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"I could not find a good Japanese language teacher in my town(LA) but FL. I love his lesson . So helpful and inexpensive."
Jammy
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Sunho has been an incredibly good tutor. I will be starting a new job in Japan soon and wanted to learn basic phrases and language structure beforehand. Sunho has exceeded my expectations. She has a very methodical approach, focused on teaching the basics first and building from there. I feel like I'm already miles ahead after just a few lessons with her. I would highly recommend Sunho."
Bifwoli
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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"She is so much Fun! I've learned so much from her It's ridiculous! Very organized and you can tell she is passionate about teaching. Definitely Best Private Teacher Ever!!!! I'm looking forward to continue my classes with you!"
Kaya
Took Japanese lessons from Rosita R.
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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!"
Angelina
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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"Hiromi is great. Very astute and patient. Very attentive and adaptive to my needs. So far it's great!"
Phillip
Took Japanese lessons from Hiromi S.
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"Best teacher ever! Willing to work with constant schedule changes, interruptions, missed lessons, undone homework and tons and tons of other stuff. Truly the best teacher I've ever had the privilege to be taught by. She really believes in your potential."
Kendrick
Took Japanese lessons from Rosita R.
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"What an incredible teacher! So patient, kind, and always willing to help me work on my Japanese."
Jose
Took Japanese lessons from Rie T.
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"she does a great job structuring the foundation of learning Japanese."
Kuber
Took Japanese lessons from Clare K.
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