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Asuka U.

44 Reviews
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Starting at $55
  • Speaks English, Japanese, French(Intermidiate)
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 to 60
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Asuka U.

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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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Julia
Asuka is a wonderful teacher. She has been teaching me how to play without any force and read effectively.
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.
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Seiko D.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $16
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • BS from SUNY, Konan Womens College in Japan
  • Teaches students 15 and up
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Seiko D.

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Hi, My name is Seiko. I am an experienced Japanese tutor teaching online nationwide as well as in-person locally in Silicon Valley/Bay area, CA. My sessions would be individually tailored based on your interests, necessary improvements, and goals. You would most likely use textbooks during sessions. For business needs, my work experience would help you not only learning the language but also strengthening your communication skills in understanding its cultural aspects and nuance. For job seekers and Japanese college applications, I have experience of reviewing and proofreading resume and essays as well as AP/JLPT test preparations.

About Seiko

I enjoy teaching Japanese and want to make fun lessons with you! I am a native Japanese speaker, born and raised in Japan. I earned a college degree in Japan with a secondary teaching credential as well as a BS degree in the US. Prior to my tutoring career, I worked at global corporations in Japan

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Seiko is a really kind instructor who gives advice and always teaches me new words every lesson! Her lessons are really interesting and I can’t wait for my next one!
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Mona S.

56 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Young Artist Competition Winner from Coeur d'Alene Symphony Orchestra
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Mona S.

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I'm a first generation half-Japanese American currently living in Boston, MA! I spent my childhood surrounded by Japanese language and culture, followed by 7 years of formal language training, culminating in a Japanese language minor at the University of Washington. My thesis focused on the manifestation of gender in Japanese performing arts.

Growing up bilingual, I understand the difficulty of trying to juggle two 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 include reading, writing, listening, translating literature, and speaking (polite, casual, and formal 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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She is patient, kind, and very knowledgeable. I have been studying Japanese with her for 2 years and she has helped me learn a lot.
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Fantastic, friendly, responsive!

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Yukako Y.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Japanese, Korean
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Yukako Y.

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I was born and raised in Japan. I moved to U.S.A.in 2017. I have three trilingual children. I have taught Japanese to over 30 students from all over the world. I am willing to teach students of all ages. Beginner to advanced speakers welcome. Let's have fun learning!

About Yukako

Teaching is my passion. I always wanted to keep myself educated in languages. Its fun! I can teach students to learn how to read,write and speak. I can tailor my lesson using the material that you like to use depending on the goals and preference of the student. One of my students asked for help w

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Aili あいり L.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
  • Psychology from Meisei University
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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.

Kazuki W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 25 and up
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kazuki W.

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What is your favorite Japanese anime? TV? Food? Place? Tradition? Let’s talk about Japan! That’s a shortcut to learn Japanese:)

About Kazuki

I played Sodtball in Japan for 23 years. I love sports and I love conversation !! Please feel free to talk to me :)

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"My son enjoys the classes with Mona. She is amazing! My son is learning Japanese, and he is eager to improve every class."
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Took Japanese lessons from Mona S.
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"Rie is an amazing teacher! Today was my first lesson and I have already learned so much from her. I am excited for our future lessons! :)"
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Took Japanese lessons from Rie T.
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"Oyamada sensei is very patient and accommodating. I'm a bit obsessed with getting all my crazy questions answered, and Sensei gives me all the information I need. I could never get this degree of detailed instruction from a college class. He's both fun and informative. As a first-time student of Japanese, I give Sensei two thumbs way up!"
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Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Before Oyamada sensei's lesson, I studied at my University and I had a native Japanese tutor in my town for 2years.
I can tell you his online class is x7 better than them. He is patient, kind, incredibly knowledgeable, energetic, understanding and excited to teach. Oyamada Sensei is the absolute perfect tutor!"
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Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"This is 3rd lesson but I am already improved many things. Thanks"
Jimmy
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"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."
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Took Japanese lessons from Mona S.
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"Very nice and teaches well. The first lesson went smoothly and was interesting."
Victoria
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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