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Noritaka I.
43/hour

Multilingual and native Japanese tutor

While my passion is to continue learning various languages, I love to share Japanese culture and language with people from different cultures. I have taught the diverse group of individuals in private, and sometimes I worked for the... read more

43/hour
5.0 (1294)
1,664 hours tutoring Japanese out of 1,664 hours
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While my passion is to continue learning various languages, I love to share Japanese culture and language with people from different cultures. I have taught the diverse group of individuals in private, and sometimes I worked for the... read more

Alexa V.
50/hour

5+ Years Translating Japanese-English with JLPT N2 Certification

Academically, I majored in East Asian Studies with a focus in Japanese and two study abroad semesters in Kyoto, Japan and am certified with the Japanese Language Proficiency Test N2 level. I have translated a variety of work over the... read more

50/hour
5.0 (61)
104 hours tutoring Japanese out of 109 hours
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Academically, I majored in East Asian Studies with a focus in Japanese and two study abroad semesters in Kyoto, Japan and am certified with the Japanese Language Proficiency Test N2 level. I have translated a variety of work over the... read more

Kazumasa U.
40/hour

Start Learning Japanese Today! All Levels Welcome!!!

I am a Japanese national and have been living in the United States since 2001. I currently live in San Diego, California. I graduated college in Japan and my major was education. My courses focused on international culture and the classes... read more

40/hour
5.0 (489)
918 hours tutoring Japanese out of 919 hours
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I am a Japanese national and have been living in the United States since 2001. I currently live in San Diego, California. I graduated college in Japan and my major was education. My courses focused on international culture and the classes... read more

Shinsuke H.
60/hour

Experienced Japanese Tutor

Hello, My name is Shinsuke and I am a native Japanese. I have been in this country for 12 years and graduated from the University of Arizona. After my graduation I was fortunate to secure a position as a teacher at a private language... read more

60/hour
5.0 (1506)
4,226 hours tutoring Japanese out of 4,227 hours
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Hello, My name is Shinsuke and I am a native Japanese. I have been in this country for 12 years and graduated from the University of Arizona. After my graduation I was fortunate to secure a position as a teacher at a private language... read more

Chiharu M.
75/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

75/hour
5.0 (936)
1,552 hours tutoring Japanese out of 1,700 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

Chiho G.
40/hour

Chiho: Bilingual Japanese/English Professional Tutor

I'm a native Japanese speaker and can teach all levels, from beginner to advanced students. read more

40/hour
5.0 (1062)
3,330 hours tutoring Japanese out of 3,392 hours
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I'm a native Japanese speaker and can teach all levels, from beginner to advanced students. read more

Aki M.
50/hour

I love working with diverse students including LGBTQ learners!

I am a native Japanese speaker. I have taught beginning and intermediate Japanese to young adults and adults at the Japan Society of Boston from October 2017 to May 2018, and have Japanese course planning experience from... read more

50/hour
5.0 (133)
284 hours tutoring Japanese out of 284 hours
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I am a native Japanese speaker. I have taught beginning and intermediate Japanese to young adults and adults at the Japan Society of Boston from October 2017 to May 2018, and have Japanese course planning experience from... read more

Soo J.
70/hour

Certified Korean/Japanese Tutor Speaking, AP, SAT subject, JLPT, TOPIK

...student , NYU - 2 Students (Japanese/Korean), Columbia University -1 student got accepted K-pop Entertainment Company lessons (Japanese) Game Company's group lessons (Japanese/ Korean) Tokyo University - 1 student read more

70/hour
5.0 (61)
77 hours tutoring Japanese out of 134 hours
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...student , NYU - 2 Students (Japanese/Korean), Columbia University -1 student got accepted K-pop Entertainment Company lessons (Japanese) Game Company's group lessons (Japanese/ Korean) Tokyo University - 1 student read more

Misty D.
35/hour

Experienced Chinese lessons, Experience in Japanese lessons.

I have Japanese Language Proficiency Test N1 and speak fluently. read more

35/hour
5.0 (212)
123 hours tutoring Japanese out of 559 hours
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I have Japanese Language Proficiency Test N1 and speak fluently. read more

J. Ring S.
40/hour

Innovative Japanese Language Tutor

After having participated in intensive Japanese language classes in Tokyo, studying Japanese at the University of Utah, taking the Level 1 Japanese Language Proficiency test and living abroad for much of my life in Japan, I... read more

40/hour
5.0 (162)
655 hours tutoring Japanese out of 659 hours
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After having participated in intensive Japanese language classes in Tokyo, studying Japanese at the University of Utah, taking the Level 1 Japanese Language Proficiency test and living abroad for much of my life in Japan, I... read more

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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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How would you define Japanese in your own words?
Japanese is my native tongue and I attempt to introduce the culture of my home country through language. My lessons include the instruction of contextual practice so that my students can learn authentic/educated Japanese together with Japanese customs and manners. Since I focus on spoken... read more
Japanese is my native tongue and I attempt to introduce the culture of my home country through language. My lessons include the instruction of... read more
Naoko R.

Naoko R. answered • 03/20/18

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5.0 (137)

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How would you define Japanese in your own words?
Japanese is an amazing language with many faces. Although the different alphabets can seem intimidating at first, the pronunciation is relatively straightforward – and once you reach a certain level, so is the grammar! It can definitely be a challenge, but it's a rewarding one.
Japanese is an amazing language with many faces. Although the different alphabets can seem intimidating at first, the pronunciation is relatively... read more
Answered • 04/25/18

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How would you define Japanese in your own words?
Modern Japanese is the official language of Japan. It is one of the most difficult languages for native English speakers to learn. There are four types of writing and both writing and speech can take different politeness and formal registers.
Modern Japanese is the official language of Japan. It is one of the most difficult languages for native English speakers to learn. There are four... read more
Answered • 03/19/18