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Kana L.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Linguistics- B.A from UC Berkeley
  • Teaching since 2014
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Kana L.

17 Reviews
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I was born and raised in Japan, so I am fluent in Japanese, but at the same time I can speak well English since I have been learning English for more than 10 years and my father is from the U.S. So we can communicate smoothly and you will not be bored or frustrated either. I have been tutoring Japanese and ESL at my university for several years so I have knowledge of tutoring as well. I will teach in an enjoyable way! Let's have a fun and learn Japanese!

About Kana

Hi! Thank you for visiting my profile. I am originally from Japan, and moved here five years ago. My father is American and I have been learning English for more than 10 years, so I can speak both English and Japanese. I graduated from UcC Berkeley majored in Linguistics, minored in Education,

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Lyndah
Working with Kana Sensei is such a wonderful learning experience! I highly, highly recommend her as a tutor!
Jacob
Lyndah
I've only had one lesson so far, and so far I'm certain I made the right decision! I look forward to sharing more about working with Kana in future reviews.

Orion LauRence C.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $31
  • Speaks Japanese, English, Hebrew, French
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • BA Anthropology & Sociology from Deakine University - Australia
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Orion LauRence C.

5 Reviews
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Hello, I have been teaching languages for over 15 years, and I love to see my students grow and develop. I speak 4 languages (French, Hebrew, English & Japanese) so I know what it takes to learn a language. It's much more than just "words"!
I lived in Japan for 7.5 years where I taught English as a second language.
Now I teach Japanese for beginners, French, and Hebrew at all levels.
Let me take you on a cultural journey where you not only learn to speak and read basic Japanese but understand the intricate cultural nuances of Japan, it's magical!
Looking forward to meeting you.

About Orion LauRence

Hello, I am Orion, I am French, Israeli, Australian and live in the USA now. I have been teaching languages for over 15 years in various countries around the world and love seeing my students grow and develop. As I speak 4 languages, I know how hard it can be to learn to pronounce and place the w

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Celia
I consider myself a challenged beginner in Hebrew and Orion is patient and kind, and manages to add humor to my learning. She is willing to break down the nuances of the language in the easiest of terms, when needed. I can tell she would be a phenomenal instructor for more advanced learners as well. I look forward to my continued lessons!
Ella
Laurence is an attentive, supportive teacher with a contemporary educational approach. Laurence has a lot of teaching experience, she knows how to interact with a student, that makes learning experience amazing and productive. I was privileged to be a student of Lawrence
Elliot
Orion is a super teacher, attentive, clear, and versatile. She adapted to my needs and helped me get through hurdles of a new language while giving me confidence with her positive way of teaching, I am very pleased with her professionalism and highly recommend her services

Mayuko G.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
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Mayuko G.

5 Reviews
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I am an open minded, friendly, multicultural experienced tutor of Japanese languages.
I can personalize lessons at your request from using basic GENKI textbook to free conversation upon your advance request. Please let me know what your purpose and goal. I will do my best to help you to achieve your goal. (Hopefully with a lot of fun.)
I can also teach you Japanese culture such as Origami, cooking and calligraphy. I love Japanese history and would like to share richness of my culture.

About May

My native language is Japanese. I grew up and obtained B.A in Linguistic at Kinjo University, Nagoya, Japan. I have 4 years of English tutoring experience for local high school English learners in Japan. As a career, I was an instructor for the airline reservation system to travel agents. Teaching

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ray R.
Very good japanese teacher. Helping me review all me weekly classes and providing me with more insight.
Sean
Very good Japanese teacher ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป
Mayuko G.
She is very patient and helpful. She is willing help me anytime.

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Aki M.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2016
  • BA, Intercultural Communication from Ryukoku University
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Aki M.

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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
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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.

Ai P.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Japanese, Chinese, English
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students Male: 4 and up; Female: 3 and up
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Ai P.

18 Reviews
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Online Japanese Teacher

Hi, I first taught Japanese to my friends at college in 2002 and I’ve always enjoyed teaching and interacting with students even though I didn’t expect it to become my career then. I have taught adults including senior citizens, college, high school and middle school students, and young children. Teaching Japanese to American military personnel and spouses who were stationed in Japan was the most rewarding experiences I’ve had. They truly needed the language skills to live in Japan, and they really appreciated that they were able to learn survival Japanese that’s instantly useful out in town.

I grew up in Japan and came to US to go to college. When I was a college student, I taught Japanese and English to middle and high school students during summer back in Japan. I have a Master of Education in TESL. I teach all levels including those who are starting out and also want to improve their fluency and understand the culture and history too!
I’m looking forward to working with ...

About Ai

Hello, I am truly enjoying teaching every student of all subjects I teach. I enjoy meeting a variety of students and getting to know how unique each of them is. Currently, I teach Japanese, English and piano. I’m very grateful for all the students I’ve taught. Much as I teach them something, they’v

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Stephanie M.
My children just had their first lesson with Ai and they really enjoyed it. She tailored the lesson to them wonderfully based on their level and experience. They were engaged the entire time and cannot wait for the next one. We highly recommend Ai!
Shane
My son is taking lessons weekly with Ai and is really enjoying himself. Looking forward to many more sessions.
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Aimi F.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Japanese and English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Aimi F.

31 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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Taylor L.
Aimi is wonderful. She is helping my 5 yr old son continue his Japanese education since he is out of school due to the current epidemic. She is very patient and makes learning fun. My son looks forward to his classes with Aimi every week!
Xueting
Aimi ๅ…ˆ็”Ÿ is a great teacher:) I enjoy having classes with her!
Leah G.
Aimi is very nice and accommodating. Looking forward to the next lessons with her.

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Average Cost of Japanese Lessons in Pittsburgh, PA

The average cost of 60-minute Japanese lessons in Pittsburgh is $59. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $85 per hour.
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$48 average
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"Sensei Yoshifumi is awesome! He is responsible, responsive, and knowledgeable. My daughter finds him very helpful, and can't say enough good things about him."
Marie
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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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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Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"She is a very good teacher"
Ted
Took Japanese lessons from Rie T.
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"Mona knows what she's doing and is very kind. Not only are the links that she sends you during the lesson helpful but she explains when you'd use the words and helps you understand the appropriate situations for when you use them. She is very friendly and a wonderful teacher that will listen to your questions and answer them and her answers are never halfhearted. I completely would recommend her as a Japanese tutor/Instructor if you wish to learn how to speak and write Japanese while still having that relaxing environment."
Rebecca
Took Japanese lessons from Mona S.
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"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."
Madeline
Took Japanese lessons from Yuko 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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"Aimi is an amazing teacher! She's funny and kind and makes learning enjoyable! I look forward to each lesson and growing with her! I already see my Japanese improving a lot :) Thank you!!!"
Darci
Took Japanese lessons from Aimi F.
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"Rie makes sure you understand what you're learning and even occasionally teaches you some fun facts. She is very clear in explaining and describing how to pronounce them. Overall, if you're looking for a Japanese teacher, I'd say Rie is a good choice."
John
Took Japanese lessons from Rie T.
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"Teacher is very understanding, and does not leave you confused."
Kelvin
Took Japanese lessons from Mona S.
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"I had fun now that I have a teacher I know that I will get to where I want to be"
Anthony
Took Japanese lessons from Aimi F.
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