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Rie T.

40 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches students 16 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Rie T.

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As a native Japanese speaker, who has spent the last 30 years in the United States, I understand the structural and grammatical differences in the two languages. This gives me both the teacher’s and the student’s perspectives, which I find valuable as a language instructor.

I have taught Japanese to college students and adults, using beginning Japanese textbooks, and I am most comfortable teaching high school/college students and adults.
I can also teach conversational Japanese and/or customize the lesson to meet each student’s particular goals and needs.

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About Rie

こんにちは!りえと申します。 Hello! My name is Rie. I am originally from Hiroshima. I have been teaching private Japanese lessons since 2010 and have loved helping my students with their homework, get better grades, become proficient prior to their trips to Japan, and reach their goal of learning a new langu

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Ríe-san has been a wonderful teacher to my daughter. Highly recommended.
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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Bachelors of Music Education with Honors from New Mexico State University
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Jesse M.

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

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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

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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.
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Chiaki K.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chiaki K.

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Hello! How is your learning going so far?

Since you are looking at my page, I’m guessing that you are looking for a teacher who can help you! If you are trying to learn how to speak Japanese, it's your lucky day!



In my lesson, we will be talking a lot!


Are you a shy person or a beginner? Don't worry! I will help you!


I believe that talking is the most effective and fastest way to learn a new language.
When I was in school, I was so bad at studying, but when I put myself in another country and forced myself only to speak English and not make any Japanese friends, my English skills improved in such a short amount of time.


I would like to use my effective learning experience to teach here.



Kids don't learn their native language by studying; they learn naturally by listening and speaking.


So we will be talking lots during our lessons. Of course, I do not expect you to speak perfect Japanese! I know that you will make lots of mistakes; we will have a safe learning ...

About Chiaki

I'm Chiaki! I was born and grew up in Japan. 
I think you will be surprised to see how happy and positive I am during our lessons. 
I am not trying to overreact or anything, but I get super happy when you do well because I think of my students as my learning partners. When you do well or acc

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Alexis
I am studying Japanese with Chiaki for more than 2 years on an other platform. So, when she told me that she decide to move here, I naturally supported her. Her class are fun. I am currently a very hard student but she never give up on me. She just adapted to give me the most interesting class. I nearly want to say that you shouldn't take her class because that makes my life harder to find a lesson time with her.
Troy
I've been taking lessons with Chiaki for over a year and it has been a lot of fun. There is a lot of talking in her lessons which makes it more interesting and easier to remember compared to reading from a textbook.
Laurie
I have been taking Japanese lessons with Chiaki-san for about two years now. She is always prepared and enthusiastic at each lesson. Chiaki-san is friendly, funny and never makes you feel self conscious if you make an error. She is very interested in me being successful in learning Japanese.

Meet Online Japanese Teachers Serving Houston, TX

Ai P.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Japanese, Chinese, English
  • Political Science from UC Berkeley
  • Teaching since 2002
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Ai P.

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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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Paul S.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $17
  • Speaks Spanish, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Italian, Swedish, French, English
  • BA Spanish & German Studies from Brigham Young University
  • Teaching since 2015
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Paul S.

9 Reviews
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Ever since I discovered Dragon Ball Z on Toonami back in the early 2000's, I have come to develop a love of all things Japan, specifically anime and J-pop. My experience with learning Japanese started back when I started studying at home with my older brother back in 1999 or so, and then started studying Japanese at college, which culminated in the completion of a minor in Japanese as part of my BA. I have also visited Japan one time to visit my older brother who was teaching English over there at the time. I love Dragon Ball (among many, many other anime) and T.M. Revolution.

About Paul

I hail from Walla Walla, Washington, home of the "famous" sweet onions. I can't begin to express how much I love languages!! I have studied 8 so far (Spanish, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Italian, Swedish, and Dutch) and I teach 5 (Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, and Japanese), and

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Preston
My son had so much fun. Paul is very patient.
Rebecca
Great instructor, very personable and teaches at a good pace. I highly recommend Paul!
kevin
Very nice lesson.

Herena C.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $16
  • Speaks Japanese, Korean, English
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Herena C.

4 Reviews
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I am currently working as a Korean, ESL, and Japanese tutor. Because I am also a language learner (English and Japanese), I know why and in what area students get confused and struggle. I am confident that I can help you to achieve your goal! Let’s do it together!

About Herena

Hello. I am an in-service tutor at the college. I am currently helping students with Korean, ESL, and Japanese. I meet many students with various needs daily basis. If you let me know your concerns or struggles, I will try my best for you to achieve your goal! Let's make it happen together!

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Maria M.
She is very patient and works well with you. She helps and gives very good advice.
Kelvin J.
Nice instructor
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Average Cost of Japanese Lessons in Houston, TX

The average cost of 60-minute Japanese lessons in Houston is $130. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $130 and $130 per hour.
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"Great first lesson, Sunho is awesome!"
Jacob
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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"The best instructor I have ever had in my life.

As it states on her profile, she is well-versed in all levels of Japanese language and culture. She is extremely good at developing a lesson plan specific to each student's needs, and can use a wide variety of media to help each student - again, depending on what each student would like to do. Whether you want to learn how to speak for a trip, or how to navigate the Japanese business environment at a fluent and competent level, she will have the best instruction. To say that she is adaptive is an understatement. You will absolutely come out of every class feeling that you have learned something meaningful and useful towards your language goals. Jessie will work with you to develop a schedule that will work with your life outside of class, and is extremely easy to work with regarding schedule changes.

Jessie managed to get me from a beginner level, to just starting on N2 material, in a shorter time than I could have imagined. She has an extremely high level of motivation and excitement that shows through in every lesson.

I highly recommend Jessie for any level due to her adaptability, high skill level, and wide span of knowledge."
Travis
Took Japanese lessons from Jessie N.
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"Thank you for your instructions. Professor Oyamada has a lot of skills and experience. My speaking and reading skills improved dramatically. I can't wait the day COVID19 will go away. I really want to visit Japan."
Eva
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"It was very exciting to learn with her and I am excited for future lessons."
George
Took Japanese lessons from Seiko D.
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"Claire is such an excellent teacher! I am glad to call her my Sensei. I signed up for Advanced language courses, and immediately she knew exactly what she was doing. I recommend her to students of any level."
Curi
Took Japanese lessons from Clare K.
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"Was very tolerant of the fact that I had zero knowledge of the language upon entry. He also doesn't waste time and is good about explaining words and their meanings. His snippets of knowledge about Japanese traditions and their relationship with certain words he drops added bonus insight to them that I really enjoyed! He is also very clear about what should be done to improve for the next lessons!"
Kale
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"I love learning Japanese with Sunho. Each week she teaches me something new that builds on what we discussed the previous lesson. I find myself looking forward to each lesson every week. I highly recommend Sunho if you are interested in learning Japanese."
Juanita
Took Japanese lessons from Sunho K.
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"Sensei Yoshi Oyamada is very warm and friendly. I was so relaxed that I spoke more Japanese in an hour than ever.
I believe that I am really going to learn a lot with his guidance."
Dawn
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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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."
Olena
Took Japanese lessons from Mona S.
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"Taking Japanese lessons with Rosita sensei is awesome! She Is the only one that gives you an online folder that has your books, exercise book and music! I'm taking this class so I can sing Anime in the future and sensei is unique in the sense that she also specializes in that field. She really listens to the student and creates the class to your wants and in what you need to improve on. You will learn so much from her!"
Lynn
Took Japanese lessons from Rosita R.
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