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Harumi B.
48/hour

Native Japanese tutor with more than 10 years of tutoring experience

I am a native Japanese tutor. I have over 10 years of tutoring experience. When I tutor, I am not limited to just using text books. I use flash cards, fun games, songs and so on. I can also teach cultural aspects of Japan. For example,... read more

48/hour
4.9 (849)
2,266 hours tutoring Japanese out of 2,267 hours
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I am a native Japanese tutor. I have over 10 years of tutoring experience. When I tutor, I am not limited to just using text books. I use flash cards, fun games, songs and so on. I can also teach cultural aspects of Japan. For example,... read more

Thomas S.
65/hour

170+ LSAT, etc

I was born and raised in Japan so I grew up communicating and studying Japanese. Japanese is my first language. I am also fluent in English. I have tutored university students enrolled in Japanese classes. read more

65/hour
4.9 (13)
2 hours tutoring Japanese out of 34 hours
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I was born and raised in Japan so I grew up communicating and studying Japanese. Japanese is my first language. I am also fluent in English. I have tutored university students enrolled in Japanese classes. read more

Chiharu M.
70/hour

Experienced Native Japanese Language Tutor with a Master's Degree

I am originally from Kyoto, Japan and a native Japanese speaker, but I have lived in the US for 15 years, and I speak both Japanese and English fluently. I have been a language teacher since I graduated from college in Japan, so I... read more

70/hour
5.0 (809)
1,359 hours tutoring Japanese out of 1,495 hours
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I am originally from Kyoto, Japan and a native Japanese speaker, but I have lived in the US for 15 years, and I speak both Japanese and English fluently. I have been a language teacher since I graduated from college in Japan, so I... read more

Yukari P.
30/hour

Japanese language instructor

I have a Wisconsin teaching license 6-12th grade (Japanese). read more

30/hour
5.0 (174)
263 hours tutoring Japanese out of 263 hours
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I have a Wisconsin teaching license 6-12th grade (Japanese). read more

Atsuko M.
45/hour

Experienced Japanese Tutor, All Levels

I focus not only on the grammatical and conversational aspects, but also on the cultural aspects of the Japanese language. Culture influences the way people use the language. Japanese is incredibly contextual. Therefore, I strongly... read more

45/hour
5.0 (405)
1,067 hours tutoring Japanese out of 1,067 hours
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I focus not only on the grammatical and conversational aspects, but also on the cultural aspects of the Japanese language. Culture influences the way people use the language. Japanese is incredibly contextual. Therefore, I strongly... read more

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How would you define Japanese in your own words?
A unique and special language that opens doors to people and culture very distinct from any other! My language, my "home" -- I'm excited to share this with my students, and to help open doors to Japan!
A unique and special language that opens doors to people and culture very distinct from any other! My language, my "home" -- I'm excited to share... read more
Naomi K.

Naomi K. answered • 03/19/18

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How would you define Japanese in your own words?
Japan is highly relevant in international business and politics, and has a beautiful language and culture that is worth studying. The Japanese language is very different from English in writing system, pronunciation, and sentence structure, and differences in emphasis between the languages... read more
Japan is highly relevant in international business and politics, and has a beautiful language and culture that is worth studying. The Japanese... read more
Answered • 06/09/18

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How would you define Japanese in your own words?
The more I teach Japanese to my students, the more I realize how complicated, how unique, how interesting Japanese language is! There are 3 different characters, Hiragana, Katakana, and Kanji. Students need to learn all the characters when they want to read or write Japanese. Grammar also. There... read more
The more I teach Japanese to my students, the more I realize how complicated, how unique, how interesting Japanese language is! There are 3... read more
Mika M.

Mika M. answered • 03/19/18

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5.0 (573)

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How would you define Japanese in your own words?
Areas of Japanese language learning but also teach Japanese culture, history and custom. If you are interested in Japanese and their pop-culture, please give yourself a try my session.
Areas of Japanese language learning but also teach Japanese culture, history and custom. If you are interested in Japanese and their pop-culture,... read more
Aivie I.

Aivie I. answered • 03/19/18

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