Japanese Lessons in Williamsport. Amazing Teachers.

Flexible & affordable Japanese lessons. In person or online.

“Today is my opportunity to practice Japanese.”

Popular Japanese Teachers in Williamsport, PA

Emi S.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, Engilsh, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile

Emi S.

5 Reviews
Book Now
Private Japanese Teacher

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

Recent Reviews
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.

Yae I.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Japanese, English, German
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2018
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile

Yae I.

1 Review
Book Now
Private Japanese Teacher

Learn to speak and read Japanese, have fun, and get to speak with a native Japanese speaker who only recently moved to the US.

I was born and raised in Hiroshima prefecture, Japan. I have a long history of teaching English to Japanese students at the Junior and High School levels, and use my skills now to teach English speakers about Japanese language.

About Yae

My family was enthusiastic about international cultures, and so I became an English teacher in Japan. I taught English to Junior High School students in Osaka for more than 10 years. During this time I realized the importance of experiencing other cultures first-hand, so I went to the US and studi

Recent Reviews
Jos R.
Mrs Yae isn't only an extremely careful, thoughtful and well prepared instructor, she is also able to offer an insight into the culture which helps a lot when learning a language that isn't commonly used in this part of the world. As an ESL instructor myself, I appreciate Mrs Yae's techniques when it comes to explaining some of the most complicated aspects of the language, I highly recommend her services.

Masahito K.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile

Masahito K.

4 Reviews
Book Now
Private Japanese Teacher

Since I had been an exchange student in the US, I had been into learning Japanese culture. This experience made me go to the oldest university in Japan called Ryukoju univ, Kyoto. Kyoto is beautiful. I was always strolling around after school by walk from my home.

If you want to learn the Japanese language with a vibrant and colorful background of Japanese culture, ask me at any time. Let's enjoy discovering the mystery of a different culture!

About Masahito

Hello people!! My name is Masshi! I am very excited that you want to learn Japanese. Learning is fun. And let's unlock the gimmick of learning! It is my passion to teach. I sometimes become a ski instructor during the winter time. The students are 3-18 years old. I love it. Full of green

Recent Reviews
Peiyi
Tanya
Great teacher! Very personable! Highly recommend 😊
Anca
With Masshy as my tutor, I practiced writing and speaking Japanese within the space of one month and a half. I’m one of those people who feel more confident writing than speaking, especially in a language as different from English as Japanese, but Masshy was eagerly helpful, supportive, polite, patient and kind (the list could go on), and we had fun during our casual conversations, conversation games (‘The three-second game’ particularly stood out to me due to all the fun and excitement of getting to its end with as many questions as possible answered in less than three seconds), and even made up a story together. Feel free to ask him any questions, be straightforward about your needs, and he’ll cater to them to the best of his abilities!
η΄ ζ™΄γ‚‰γ—γ„ε…ˆη”Ÿγ§γ€δΊΊζŸ„γ‚‚γ‚ˆγγ€θ©±γ—γ‚„γ™γ„γ§γ™γ€‚γ‚γͺγŸγŸγ‘γ―γœγ²γΎγŸε—θ¬›γ—γŸγ„γ§γ™οΌ

Meet Online Japanese Teachers Serving Williamsport, PA

Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Profile-student-favorite Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Jesse M.

103 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Jesse M.

103 Reviews
Book Now
Online Japanese Teacher

Learn to speak and read Japanese, have fun, and get considerably better results than you would in a class.

Or use this as a supplement to an existing class and completely surpass it's standards.

Explore the methods that make it possible to be conversational within a year.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students on bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partners Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with

Recent Reviews
Brenden R.
Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Rosita R.

378 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 to 60
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Rosita R.

378 Reviews
Book Now
Online Japanese Teacher

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,

Recent Reviews
Ashley
Jacky
Super nice, kind, and inspiring! I loved my first lesson with Rosita! She makes learning fun and I have never been more excited to learn how to improve my voice and become better! 100% recommend!
Ketna P.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Yoshifumi O.

184 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $19
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Yoshifumi O.

184 Reviews
Book Now
Online Japanese Teacher

πŸ‡―πŸ‡΅Spring Sale price Now!πŸ‡―πŸ‡΅ εˆγ‚γΎγ—γ¦οΌπŸŽŒπŸ‘‡Please check out my students testimonials(Photos&Videos)πŸ‘‡πŸŽ'll create customized classes for you. I'll teach you to SPEAK the language. Lessons are dynamic, fun and give you confidence, incorporating things you like: Japanese Newspaper, Anime, J-POP Music,Movies, current events, and much more. #Student Age14 to 75πŸ‘©πŸ‘¨

I was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan. I have over 28years of teaching Japanese Language experience at my own school in Davie FL that . I have many students from beginner to advanced level. Especially If you like Anime and Japanese movies I am perfect for you.

One-on-one, small groups, company-wide programs, online, in person.

About Yoshifumi

εˆγ‚γΎγ—γ¦πŸ˜ŠNative Japanese speaker with Education business background, love to teach kids too! Hi. I'm Yoshifumi, born and raised in Tokyo Japan through university graduate education. I have Japanese Language teacher experience in Japan and the USA for 33years. Currently, I live in F

Recent Reviews
SAMUEL
Yoshi is a great instructor. Our 12 year old daughter is very into anime and wanted to learn Japanese. She was not prepared for the amount time this would take to learn. Yoshi was patient with her and she very much enjoyed the lesson that included her writing the names of her favorite anime characters.
William R.
So far I've had 5 lessons with Oyamada Sensei, and reading Japanese has already become much easier. We do NHK easy news, and I practice on my own and have gotten much faster at it. Looking forward to keeping going with them. Highly recommend!
SAMUEL

A Better Way to Learn

Expert Teachers

Top rated instructors guide you in every step of your journey

Personalized Lessons

Your style, your pace. Customized lessons designed for you

100% Guaranteed

Try a lesson. If you're not satisfied we'll refund your unused balance

Connect Locally or Online

Local Lessons

No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing Japanese teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

Online Lessons

Is your dream Japanese teacher on the other side of the country? No problem. Now, you can meet your teacher online on your smartphone or using a webcam on your computer. The world is your classroom!

How It Works

Here's why 2 million people a month use TakeLessons

Match

Find your perfect Japanese teacher in under 3 minutes. Need help finding the right teacher? Call our friendly student counselors at 877-231-8505877-231-8505.

Meet

Your instructor will motivate, support, and inspire you. Meet up with your teacher in person or connect with them online anywhere around the world!

Master

Each Japanese lesson is customized to help you grow. Learn faster and easier than ever with personal attention from an expert instructor.

Educating the World

310
Lifelong learning subjects offered
6,483
Amazing, inspiring, supportive teachers
2,045,044
People that use our platform each month
3,004,877
Lessons given around the world

Why TakeLessons?

  • Easy and Hassle-Free
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • Background Checked Teachers
  • Over 3 Million Lessons Given

Hear From TakeLessons Japanese Students

Over the past 12 years, we've given over 3,000,000 lessons to happy customers around the world.

Profile_159025_pi_cv%20picture
"Mrs Yae isn't only an extremely careful, thoughtful and well prepared instructor, she is also able to offer an insight into the culture which helps a lot when learning a language that isn't commonly used in this part of the world. As an ESL instructor myself, I appreciate Mrs Yae's techniques when it comes to explaining some of the most complicated aspects of the language, I highly recommend her services."
Jos
Took Japanese lessons from Yae I.
Profile_242684_pi_e47ca8339973d0af0937b3a942d53266d4ec21fd
"I love Sensei ‘s class so much. If you looking for the Japanese language teacher, Mr Oyamada is the best."
Eva
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
Profile_83472_pi_20121206_180307
"She is a great teacher! She explains everything thoroughly and is very patient! I definitely recommend her! I have had an online teacher before but I think Sunho is a better fit for me!"
Angelina
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
Profile_138643_pi_thumbnail_IMG_0037
"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.
Profile_242684_pi_e47ca8339973d0af0937b3a942d53266d4ec21fd
"Yoshi san is a very good and patient tutor with a good teaching style. He explains concepts very well. I am learning Japanese with him, and I would definitely recommend him as a tutor!"
Chrystele
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
Profile_355456_dzj8x8tr3xbb4nbjzg2k
"She fantastic with children! I highly recommend her. Better yet just book her!"
Leanna
Took Japanese lessons from Rosita R.
Profile_86840_pi_sangesland%20headshot
"she is so good Japanese teacher. she tech in a active way. and she even tech by singing not only from book. so I recommend hear for Japanese lessons she is the beast Japanese teacher."
Yousef
Took Japanese lessons from Mona S.
Profile_242684_pi_e47ca8339973d0af0937b3a942d53266d4ec21fd
"a wonderful lesson! I can't wait to learn more!"
Oliver
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
Profile_192631_pi_16261164-790C-4AEE-9024-E8AB29572D3B
"We just signed up for additional lessons with Aimi. My granddaughter was reluctant to take online lessons. Aimi's teaching style and personality were the winning ticket. She is enthusiastic, her lessons are well organized, and she couldn't be nicer. Nicole looks forward to her lessons with Aimi, and we're so grateful and happy to have chosen her. Thank you!"
Darlene
Took Japanese lessons from Aimi F.
Profile_86840_pi_sangesland%20headshot
"Three lessons and so far as good. She seems to be working well with my son and always follows up with me via email to let me know how things went and what was covered!"
Riley
Took Japanese lessons from Mona S.
View More
View Less

Popular Japanese Articles from our Blog

13 Must-Know Japanese Expressions for Travelers

Whether you're studying the language or planning a trip to Japan, it's important to know some basic Japanese phrases. Learn these useful Japanese expressions with language teacher Andrew P... So, you're planning  a trip to Japan, or Nihon as the locals say. Hopefully you'll be traveling with someone who is fairly fluent in Japanese (Nihongo) because most Japanese people (Nihonjin) speak very little English. If you're traveling alone, however, there's no need to worry. Here are 13 bas …

By Maile Proctor

Japanese Honorifics: Formal & Informal Name Suffixes | TakeLessons

When learning to speak Japanese, you’ll come across suffixes used to address people called “honorifics.” Japanese honorifics are an important way to convey respect, formality, and friendship to those you interact with. Both formal and informal honorifics are common in Japanese, which is why every speaker needs to get the basic suffixes down. To an English speaker, the concept of honorifics may seem new, but the fact is, we already use terms, such as Miss, Mr., and Dr. as prefixes. But …

By Jessica Dais

The 9 Most Popular Kanji Tattoos

When you're taking Japanese lessons, you will be introduced to the three different writing systems: hiragana, katakana, and kanji. Although kanji is generally considered the most difficult to learn, because of the symbols, it's the most popular writing system among non-Japanese speakers. Kanji consists of thousands of characters which were derived from the Chinese writing system. Because of the way they look, and the fact that they can convey a meaningful message in a limited amount of ch …

By Maile Proctor