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Aili あいり L.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Aili あいり L.

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Hi, I am a Mom, and love to teach and chat in Japanese !! Also, I am a professional photographer. If you want to try to speak Japanese, I am here for you:).

I was born in Tokyo and moved to U.S. when I was 25 years old. I lived in Florida, Texas, California and Hawaii. I love to eat and travel all over....

Anyway, let's talk !!

About Aili あいり

Konnichiwa~!! My name is YURI:). I was born in Tokyo and BA Psychology major at University in Tokyo. After working as a secretary in Nihonbashi Tokyo, moved to Tampa, Florida to learn English. I still keep in touch with my roommates who taught me in English. Now it's my turn to teach Japanes

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Sara
Sensi-Yuri is amazing! I never thought learning a foreign language could be so easy and fun. Thank you!
Kainoa
Best teacher I’ve ever had! Mahalo!
Mei-ling
Very easy going and love to learn from you.
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Yuriko I.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks JAPANESE
  • English from Kyoto, Japan
  • 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.

Emi S.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, Engilsh, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Awarded The Eloise Roach Award from AISD
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Emi S.

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We can focus on all four skills; speaking, listening, reading, and writing, but if a student would like to focus on only speaking, we can certainly do that as well. We also talk about cultural aspects of Japan and cover the vocabularies related to the cultural aspects.

About Emi

Hello, my name is Emi. I was born in Nagano prefecture and raised in Saitama prefecture. After graduating from college in Tokyo, I moved to the U.S. and have been teaching Japanese at public middle schools as well as colleges for almost 30 years. My hobbies are practicing musical instruments and

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Russell
Sensei seems to really enjoy teaching. As both a native speaker and a longtime resident of the US, she is able to bridge the cultures in a way that many instructors would not be able to. I have been studying with her for over six months - both in a private and college setting - and I feel that I would be hard pressed to find a better teacher. In a college setting, she is very strict and covers a lot of material in a short period of time, and those who take her courses must be prepared to expend significant time and energy for success, but those who can keep up are well equipped to continue their studies with pretty much any other teacher or course.
Chris
Sensei Emi was patient, kind, and very thorough with her teaching. I started from knowing absolutely nothing about Japanese language or culture and now, having completed just 5 hours of lessons with her, I feel I have a solid foundation to build upon. Within our 5 hours we covered numbers, greetings, and almost all of the 46 basic hiragana. She was born and raised in Japan so it was lovely hearing about the culture and society from stories she lived through first hand. As I continue my education in Japanese I hope to return to her and continue to learn more. I highly recommend her as a teacher to anyone learning Japanese at any level.
Anderson
Emi is the second private tutor that my company has had and she by far has been the best, hands-down. She is professional and experienced but she is also flexible with scheduling which is a necessity for business professionals who travel quite a bit for work.
The homework is not strenuous but is focused and important for success in her lessons. She also teaches at a nice pace but also is willing to work with you if you feel that you are falling behind. You can absolutely tell that Emi cares about her students and their progression with the language no matter their age and experience.

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Mona S.

62 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Master of Music in Flute Performance with Academic Honors, Music in Education Certification from New England Conservatory
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Mona S.

62 Reviews
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I grew up speaking both Japanese and English at home and understand the difficulty of trying to juggle both languages! Whether you want to learn a new language, or simply want to brush up on your Japanese skills, I am always happy to be of help! Lessons will include reading, writing, listening, and speaking (both formal and colloquial styles). I use the Genki and Tobira books and also like to introduce students to classic and modern Japanese literature as a way to enhance the students’ cultural knowledge. I welcome beginning and intermediate Japanese students!

About Mona

I'm an active flutist and Japanese enthusiast currently living in Boston, MA! I hold degrees in Flute Performance from New England Conservatory and the University of Washington, and recently completed my Fulbright year at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, Finland. I believe that learning music shou

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Lori
Her pacing is great and makes sure that I understand the material as well as go over old material if I need help on it. She also always takes pauses to make sure I have everything written down as well as time to ask questions and explain her answers. Her teaching method is understandable and paced but is also challenging. Great teacher and I am excited for more lessons.
Theresa Q.
Yang-Fan C.
Our first initial experience was very positive, as was Mona. I enjoyed the extra attention to details, such as trying different playing techniques. As oppose to repeating the same technique to get different results. My son already looks forward to his next lesson with Mona.

Wakana Y.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Wakana Y.

6 Reviews
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I am a Japanese trainer with extensive knowledge in teaching Japanese as a second/third language.

I work closely with my students to identify their goals and objectives and develop tailored lessons for a more effective learning experience.

I believe that you will absorb more effectively when you enjoy learning and you are encouraged to learn!

I teach basic through advanced Japanese.
• Speaking, listening, reading, writing, Hiragana, Katakana, Kanji
• Conversational Japanese: casual/polite/formal
• Real-life applications to Japanese life and culture
• Nuance in Japanese
• Japanese way of thinking, trends, custom, traditional and contemporary Japanese culture

About Wakana

Hello! My name is Wakana. I am an energetic yet very patient native Japanese with many years of experience in teaching Japanese. My motto is to provide a learning experience while having fun and being encouraged to learn more. I understand how frustrated it can be when one learns a language as

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Alex
I highly recommend Wakana-san. I have been taking lessons with her for 3 years. I was a complete beginner and the only exposure I had to Japanese prior to that was from Japanese anime. I am glad that Wakana-san has been very patient with me and putting up with my interests in animation. Her lessons have allowed me to understand the differences between the words and structure used in real life vs. those used in animation. Her ability in explaining the grammar and structure to me has definitely worked much better than any textbooks I have read.

My first trip to Japan last year was enjoyable, thanks to the lessons I have had with Wakana-san. I was able to get around Tokyo without much communication issues.

My goal is to be able to speak and listen to Japanese in a business setting and will continue to have Wakana-san help me reaching this goal.

Arigatou gozaimasu!
Julie
Wakana has been working with our daughter since she was high school. She wanted to study abroad in Japan and needed to pass exams and interviews.
Wakana made an enormous difference and our daughter was not only learning quickly but showing marked improvement in her progress. She got great grades and receiving strong, positive feedback from her teachers. Wakana formed a wonderful working relationship with her. I cannot recommend Wakana highly enough!
Ken
Wakana is an incredibly gifted teacher!
I have been studying Japanese with her for almost ten years. She is bright, warm, flexible, and she has a wonderful sense of humor. Anyone interested in learning the language would be lucky to have her as a teacher!
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Jessie N.

6 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
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Jessie N.

6 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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Justice D.
Jessie is Amazing! I was self teaching and just felt like I needed more help and with someone who actually knows the language and she was perfect! So happy I decided to take the jump in!
Jack L.
I have only had a few lessons with Jessie, but I have learned more in just a few weeks than I ever thought was possible! Jessie makes everything fun and easy to understand, and I find the language and culture so fascinating. I could not recommend Jessie enough!!

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"She is amazing! The first lesson was very constructive and it was very easy to find what level I was at and what I needed to practice."
Torena
Took Japanese lessons from Rie T.
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"She made us feel like we could really learn Japanese"
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Took Japanese lessons from Rie T.
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"Sunho is a very responsible and professional teacher.
My teenager daughter really shows progress!"
Nastasya
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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"She is a very good teacher"
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Took Japanese lessons from Rie T.
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"great teacher! Very patient with me."
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"I have only had a few lessons with Jessie, but I have learned more in just a few weeks than I ever thought was possible! Jessie makes everything fun and easy to understand, and I find the language and culture so fascinating. I could not recommend Jessie enough!!"
Jack L.
Took Japanese lessons from Jessie N.
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"I just completed my first lesson with Rie and she was fantastic. I look forward to my future classes with her."
Mark
Took Japanese lessons from Rie T.
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"I've just started, but have had an excellent introduction. I believe I have made some progress in my ability to read already. Looking forward to more."
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Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"As a non-traditional aged student, I was very intimidated by the Japanese language at the start of my lessons. Clare's patient and understanding instruction has been of immense help in my otherwise self-directed studies, and I'd highly recommend other adult learners take classes with her!"
John
Took Japanese lessons from Clare K.
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"I am a student from the Last year I wanted a native speaking Japanese tutor also an older guy who has more experience.
Sensei Yoshi is amazing. It seems that with every class, he shares yet another "goodie" from his treasure chest of Japanese language and culture learning tools, study aids, games, approaches to learning, mastery drills, etc.
Thanks Sensei Yoshi!"
David
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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