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Yuko K.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Yuko K.

7 Reviews
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I was born and raised in Japan. Learning second language is sometimes frustrating. I will explain Japanese with cultural background so you can understand better. I have taught from 5 years old to college students. I can do both teaching and toutering. Any age is welcome!!!

About Yuko

I was born and graduated college in Japan. After I worked there several years, I decided to come to the US to study more. As a piano teacher, I specialize for beginners. When you start playing, everybody realizes that your fingers don’t move as fast as you want to which is very normal. We are

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Madeline
I am very pleased with my first lesson! Yuko's method of instruction made it easy for me to catch on to patterns and to notice similarities to English and other languages. I am excited about how far I can go with her instruction.
Jessica
Yuko is very kind and patient. She is also very knowledgeable and explains everything in such a great way my 13 year old enjoyed her class very much.
Marcellin
My son really loved Yuko who replaced his previous teacher who is no longer with Takelessons. He knows how to play some kids songs already. But after their lesson, there is this an instant motivation to learn deeper.
He is now having learning with Yuko.
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Clare K.

31 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • B.A., Japanese from University of Massachusetts Amherst
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Clare K.

31 Reviews
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I am a private tutor of Japanese for all ages, currently from age 7 to middle-age. I love to be a witness when my students suddenly "get" something new we've been working on for a while. Japanese is a fascinating, beautiful, and complicated language, and it's exciting to be a partner in my students' achievements and success!

I have a lot of experience teaching middle school and high school age students--including my own kids, whom I homeschool. My first visit to Japan was a semester study abroad in my senior year of high school, and I've lived there off and on since then. My students receive the benefit of my life experiences there, including preparation for the realities of daily life in Japan--from how to use the public transit, to what to do during a natural disaster.

Along with my on-the-ground experience working in Japan as a translator/interpreter in a fast-paced, high-stakes environment, I hold an M.A. in Japanese and N1 (highest level) certification on the Japanese ...

About Clare

After two years working as a translator/interpreter for local government in Kochi, Japan, I moved back to the US in 2016. Since then, I have been a private teacher of Japanese for all ages, currently from age 12 to mid-40s. I love to be a witness when my students suddenly "get" something new we've

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Alida W.
Clare is an absolutely wonderful teacher. She has taught both of our high school aged boys. She is flexible on scheduling. Very calm and patient with both boys. An absolute dream to work with.
Olivia S.
My 12 year old lived her first lesson with Clare! She had been learning on her own a bit and was happy to hear she was learning pretty well. Clare communicated with me very quickly after the lesson to let me know what they had done and how it went as well as what to expect going forward. Excited to see what the next lessons bring!
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Kyoko B.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kyoko B.

4 Reviews
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こんにちは! I'm a native speaker if Japanese. I've been tutoring Japanese for 10+ years in Japan and the U.S. I love talking about cultures, anime, traveling, hobby, etc. I'd love to hear what your goals are and customize my lessons. :) Let's get started! 一緒に勉強しましょう!

About Kyoko

My name is Kyoko. I am a native speaker of Japanese, born and raised in Japan. (As you might guess, my name came from the beautiful city of Kyoto.) When I was in college in Osaka, Japan, I started helping a lot of exchange students with their Japanese. Since then, teaching Japanese has been my

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Patrick M.
great lesson, excellent instructor
Patrick M.
excellent instructor
Diana S.
Kyoko is thorough, knowledgeable, articulate, patient, kind, and has a wonderful sense of humor. She helped me go further than I thought I would in just 10 weeks! I am a beginner, but Kyoko clearly has the knowledge to teach all levels. I enjoyed my time with her and highly recommend her to anyone wishing to learn Japanese or improve on their current skills!

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Naoko G.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2010
  • 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 pre-intermediate to advanced levels.

◆30-minute lesson: Speaking practice plus one activity from listening, reading, or grammar, idioms your choice. For young ages 8-15, please choose this 30-minute lesson.
This class is set for pre-intermediate level and young students (under age 15)
We will focus on vocabulary, grammar first, and using that grammar to practice making short sentences.

◆45-minute lesson: All in one comprehensive lesson with 15-20 minutes speaking plus listening and reading, new vocabulary and grammar.
This class is for the middle and advanced levels of 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

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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Rosita R.

311 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 5 to 60
  • Teaching since 2005
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Rosita R.

311 Reviews
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Learning Japanese? As being a composer for short Anime films and having a Japanese background, I have worked with Japanese companies for many years and trained employees of different companies in not only speaking Japanese but also the business culture. But that is not all my classes are for everybody for those planning a trip to Japan. What's special of my classes is that we learn to have a conversation for different situations every week. You will start talking after your first class! CHECK OUT MY VIDEOS HERE ON TL FOR JAPANESE TIPS!

About Rosita

I have been singing and studying voice for over 23 years since I was a child! I hold a Bachelors from Musicians Institute and other accomplished degrees from American Musical Dramatic Academy to conclude my quest for vocal excellence and the ability to sing in multiple languages ( English, Spanish,

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Rosita is a firehose of knowledge! She is ultra encouraging, and will absolutely not let you run astray when you are not understanding the process... This makes her SO valuable as an instructor. My goals are being met with Rosita, and I treasure every golden nugget of knowledge I receive from her during our sessions!
Elsa K.
First lesson was great - makes me excited for more!
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Aki M.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • BA, Intercultural Communication from Ryukoku University
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Aki M.

5 Reviews
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I am a Japanese native speaker who has a deep interest in helping students learn Japanese and learn how to be successful in Japanese society. I lived in Japan until this past year and worked as a civil servant for seven years. During that time, I helped JET Program workers from America learn how to talk with their bosses and co-workers. This means I can help you learn smooth business Japanese as well as more casual language. In Japan and in the US, I frequently advise LGBTQ students and students of color about Japanese culture and how to adjust to Japanese society. Both Japanese language and culture can be tough--but I will work with you to help you succeed and achieve your goals!

My favorite aspect of tutoring is tailoring my lessons to YOUR needs and desires. If you would like anime, but need more speaking practice, I can come up with role-play situations that will allow you to talk about your interests. If you like Japanese culture and want to read more high-level texts, we can ...

About Aki

I am a Japanese native speaker who has a deep interest in helping students learn Japanese and learn how to be successful in Japanese society. I lived in Japan until this past year and worked as a civil servant for seven years. During that time, I helped JET Program workers from America learn how to

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Gail Saito
Lawrence
Aki has earned my highest recommendation. She provides weekly Japanese language and culture online tutoring to my 14-year-old son. She engages him fully, providing a rich multi-media experience utilizing video chat and whiteboarding effectively to simultaneously teach the spoken and written language (Hiragana, Katakana and Kanji). He is excited at the prospect of each new lesson and is learning quickly.
Martha
Aki is the best Japanese teacher that I have ever had! Aki plans lessons that exactly match the things I need to learn, so it is very efficient for me. She is especially good at explaining difficult grammar points in a very clear manner. She has really helped me improve in reading, writing and speaking. I am very grateful to her and strongly recommend her to other students.

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My teenager daughter really shows progress!
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"Sunho is great! She is always prepared and on time, and she goes over the information well. I am very happy to have her as my tutor."
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"Yoshi listened to my requests and created a lesson to meet those requests.
I love his Japanese class."
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"I enjoyed her classes! She helped me break it down. She makes it so easy to learn!"
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Took Japanese lessons from Rosita R.
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"a wonderful lesson! I can't wait to learn more!"
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Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"I started take his classes from last December,
His teaching skills are much better than other teachers.
Because of experience."
Ross
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"My 16-year-old daughter is taking Japanese lessons with Sensei Y Oyamada and cannot wait for each time they meet. Sensei is so kind, patient, and very knowledgeable. He helps guide my daughter through this complicated language in a way that keeps her engaged and excited. Thank you for your great job! "
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Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Mona is very professional, knowledgeable and supportive. My daughter said after her lesson: "Mona is the best teacher ever!!!". We are very excited for more lessons!
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"Instructor is very knowledgeably and patient."
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Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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