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Asuka U.

44 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
  • Teaches Beginner
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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!

Todd J.

Teaches Online
Starting at $24
  • Teaches students 5 to 35
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2020
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Todd J.

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As a non-native speaker of Japanese, I understand the struggles that an English speaker faces when learning Japanese and can alleviate the problems. I will provide my understanding and comparisons that are easier to comprehend than dense textbooks. I have studied Japanese for 4 years and am currently working on it as my major in college with a GPA of 4.0. I absolutely love explaining the detailed nuances that Japanese has to offer and would love to teach you!

About Todd

I am currently a Sophomore at the University of Massachusetts Amherst studying foreign languages, economics, and music. I love finding new ways to express myself, whether it's with Japanese or Chinese, or even with some good old Rock and Roll. I love cracking jokes and making people laugh while the

Naoko G.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • B.A. Humanities English and American Literature from University of Matsuyama
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Naoko G.

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My lessons are full of originality and are designed to match your level and meet your goals and range from beginning to advanced levels. Start by learning how to say “hello” and “thank you” in Japanese, and by the end of the course you’ll be able to talk about your interests and hobbies, and share your opinions on a variety of topics.
For beginning students, I focus on teaching grammar first and using that grammar to practice making short sentences. For the middle and advanced levels students, we will work together to strengthen your vocabulary, listening and reading skills. Also, students write composition homework every time, and we correct mistakes together in the next lesson. Advanced level students discuss one or two news articles or themes that you decide and the classes are held in Japanese only.

Get started learning Japanese today and improve your fluency and build confidence with a certified professional Japanese teacher.

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About Naoko

Hi, everyone! I am Naoko. I live in upstate New York since 2010 and have been teaching Japanese online and in-person in this local area. I worked at a trading company and a wedding agency before moving to the U.S. So I can help businessmen and women who are trying to apply for job opportunities in

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Rex
Naoko help prepare detail and practical lessons, which help me learn Japanese in a very structure way, and as fast as I could!
Greg J.
Very professional and very good teacher. I am looking forward to learning Japanese with her.
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Rie T.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
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Rie T.

29 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

こんにちは!りえと申します。 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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Olivia
Takashima-sensee is a wonderful instructor. She is very patient and kind. She completely understands where students struggle in Genki and with Japanese. I look forward to our next meeting.
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Vivienne
Rie is nice and friendly. Though I had only one class with her, I could tell she is a very experienced Japanese teacher. I feel lucky having her as my teacher.
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Masahiro I.

Teaches Online
Starting at $24
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Master of Science in Management from University of Liverpool
  • Teaching since 2016
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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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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
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Akira K.

5 Reviews
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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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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!😃
Sky
Akira is a nice person, very thorough and responds quickly.
Seth
Very good Japanese teacher 👍🏻

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"She is a very good teacher"
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"My first lesson was very promising. I like all the visual aids and how she coached me through the pronunciations. I am excited about the next lesson."
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Took Japanese lessons from Mona S.
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"My son has just started taking classes with Clare. Since he began, she has gone above and beyond our expectations. She consistently give us updates on his progress and has been very helpful with organizing his work and sending us information to assist with his studying. He is really enjoying the class."
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Took Japanese lessons from Clare K.
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"Oyamada Sensei is very good at finding a student's skill level and tailoring his instruction to improve the skills and challenge the limits of the student, which has quickly spurred me on to dramatic improvements in my Japanese ability after only 3 lessons. He also makes it fun by playing to the interests of the student and keeping the sessions light and full of humor. Highly recommended if you want to work hard, have fun, and learn Japanese!"
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"Aimi is a wonderful Japanese instructor! She is very organized and has a lesson plan she follows. The lessons are fun and easy to follow. I have a lot of confidence that she is really improving my skills. She is a very encouraging and positive teacher as well. She's awesome!"
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