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Aimi F.

41 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Aimi F.

41 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 100 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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Briana H.
My daughter loved her first lesson.
Yvon R.
Aimi is so great! My 8 year old (who hates reading) ended his first lesson and said, "Mom! You can't take me out of this class!" Aimi is so helpful and easygoing. I can't wait to see what she'll teach him!
Athena F.
Amy is so great! My daughter looks forward to her lesson every week!
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Hikaru I.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • M.A. in ESL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) & Intercultural Communication from University at Albany
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Hikaru I.

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During my undergraduate studies, I worked as a president of SUNY Albany Japanese Student Association and also worked as a TA for Japanese 101 classes, and I absolutely love to teach languages! I understand it is often very hard to find a language tutor outside of the spoken community, and I hope to provide you with the opportunity to be exposed to authentic media sources to acquire natural fluency. Hope to hear from you soon!

About Hikaru

はじめまして & thank you for taking a moment to check out my profile! I'm originally from Tokyo Japan, and I moved to NY with my family during high school. I've completed Master's degrees in Language Education & Communication, and Bachelor's Degrees in Music Performance and Political Science.

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I just had my second lesson with Hikaru and I ask so many questions all the time and am just a lot as a person, but she's so patient and is really willing to answer all of my questions and go over absolutely whatever. She's also very good at explaining things and can explain the grammar side to me (I'm a big grammar proponent), which is an absolute blessing. Lessons fly by and I absolutely cannot wait for my next one.

Also, she's been helping me find resources that I can use to work on my Japanese outside of lessons. I know that some people won't do that because they want you to buy more lessons, but Hikaru genuinely just wants to help me learn both the language and the culture.
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Yuriko I.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks JAPANESE
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
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Yuriko I.

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Experienced JAPANESE teacher since 2007, available for students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while building a strong foundation to further develop proficiency in Japanese. Each class is custom made to your own level and needs.

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About Yuriko

Hi, my name is Yuriko Kon nichi wa. Genki? I was born and raised in Japan. I can teach from beginner to intermediate in Japanese. I have many hours of experience teaching Japanese to any ages, kids to adults, private, group or home-schooling -- whoever wants to learn Japanese (writing, reading,

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Yuriko is very knowledgeable, friendly and patient. I've been studying Japanese on my own for about a month and decided I wanted an instructor to help me. I was very nervous to speak Japanese in front of her as my studies have left me reading about grammar and vocabulary, not necessarily saying much of it out loud, but she quickly calmed me with her reassuring nature. She provided me with a lot of insight on the use cases for many words/phrases, as well as Japanese culture. I left my first lesson feeling confident and ready for more!

I'd highly recommend Yuriko to anyone wanting a Japanese language instructor! She's the best!
Sandi T.
My daughter is absolutely LOVING her lessons with Yuriko. We travel often and it is wonderful that my daughter is able to continue her lessons, where ever we are.
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Wakana Y.

18 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Wakana Y.

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I am a Japanese trainer with extensive knowledge in teaching Japanese as a second/third language.

I work closely with my students to identify their goals and objectives and develop tailored lessons for a more effective learning experience.

I believe that you will absorb more effectively when you enjoy learning and you are encouraged to learn!

I teach basic through advanced Japanese.
• Speaking, listening, reading, writing, Hiragana, Katakana, Kanji
• Conversational Japanese: casual/polite/formal
• Real-life applications to Japanese life and culture
• Nuance in Japanese
• Japanese way of thinking, trends, custom, traditional and contemporary Japanese culture

About Wakana

Hello! My name is Wakana. I am an energetic yet patient native Japanese teacher with many years of experience teaching Japanese. My motto is to provide a learning experience that is enjoyable and encourages students to learn more. I understand how frustrating it can be to learn a language as a se

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Eric
Wakana sensei is extremely knowledgeable and she can explain the reasoning behind the concepts and the nuances of Japanese in a way I can relate to and easily understand. She answers any questions I have (grammar, random cultural questions etc..), which I really appreciate because I usually can't find these answers anywhere.
She is incredibly patient, accommodating, and fun. Wakana sensei itsumo arigatougozaimasu!
Alex M.
I had a great session with Wakana and am excited to do more. She was very interested in why I wanted to learn Japanese and is tailoring the lessons to help me get the most out of it. She made it very interesting and fun. Recommend 10/10!
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Akira K.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Awarded Human Relation Award from Musicians Institute of Technology
  • Bachelor of European Literature from Waseda University Tokyo
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Akira K.

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I will listen to you as carefully as possible to make the lesson meaningful. What are you interested in about Japan? History, travel, movie, music, anime, traditional entertainment, food or else? Think of learning not Japanese, but what you love through Japanese because what you love motivates you for learning the most.

One of my typical lesson styles is a situational dialogue. Let's have fun.

Lessons are online only.

About Akira

I was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan living in Toluca Lake LA, graduated from the literature department of Waseda University in Tokyo Japan. I realize learning another language is tough and requires patience a lot from my experience for learning English.I had learned English for many years in Japan

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Akira is a fantastic teacher, he explains the lessons really easily and is always prepared. whenever I don't understand something he's not afraid to stop for me to understand it properly.
Natalie
Akira is a great teacher. I really appreciate that he explains everything in depth when I don’t understand the grammar. I also appreciate that he corrects me every time I mispronounce something.
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Nathan Y.

21 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 11 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BS in Civil Engineering from University of Delaware
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Nathan Y.

21 Reviews
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Do you want to learn how to speak Japanese? Do want to know how to read manga and understand anime in Japanese? Do you want to know the grammar and nuances of the Japanese language? If so, come join an online session with Yoshii sensei!

In matter of weeks you will master how to introduce yourself, speak common greetings, and read Japanese words in hiragana. 日本語を一緒に楽しく学びましょう!

I am half Japanese and half American and was raised in Tokyo for 18 years. I am fluent in English and Japanese and currently I am teaching Japanese at an international school in Berlin. I have knowledge and resources to help you learn the basics of Japanese and develop the skills needed to speak and write in Japanese.

About Nathan

Do you want to learn how to speak Japanese? Do want to know how to read manga and understand anime in Japanese? Do you want to know the grammar and nuances of the Japanese language? If so, come join an online session with Yoshii sensei! In matter of weeks you will master how to introduce yours

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Sierra A.
Amazing experience with Yoshi Sensei. He provided me with a workbook, textbook, and language learning apps to help with the language learning process. Lessons are well prepared, structured, and individually tailored yet flexible and fluid so we can focus on specific areas and topics. He also assigns small amount of homework so that you can keep progressing on your own. I would definitely recommend Yoshi Sensei.
BENIZ
Best math teacher. Math became my son's favorite subject.
Chris
So far so good!

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"You were very thorough, and connected well. I look forward to my next lesson. Ja, mata!"
Brandy
Took Japanese lessons from Hikaru I.
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"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!"
William
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"My son really enjoyed his first lesson!"
Lisa
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Rosita was great. I like the way she broke everything down and answered all my questions. It was a pleasure to work through my first lesson in Japanese with her.

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Took Japanese lessons from Rosita R.
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"My son took Japanese lessons with Professor Yoshi for three years. He learned not only the Japanese language but learned about Japanese culture as well. He thoroughly enjoyed his lessons. Professor was flexible and made learning fun. He remains my son's all time favorite teacher."
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Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Teacher Yoshi is a passionate and dedicated teacher! I highly recommend him for both in person and online lessons. You will not be disappointed!"
Sara
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"I enjoyed her classes! Yoshi helped me break it down. Yoshi makes it so easy to learn!"
Mike
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"My niece had so much fun with her first lesson and is looking forward to learning so much more."
Tasha
Took Japanese lessons from Aimi F.
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"Great and fun to talk to. Always able to help when I get stuck."
Brian
Took Japanese lessons from Kyoko B.
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"Yoshi Sensei is great at customizing the lessons to my specific needs and learning goals. I really enjoy our weekly classes and he is helping me slowly build my vocabulary and learn grammar."
Tim
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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