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Lily C.
40/hour

JP-EN Translator & Language Tutor

I have taken and passed level N1 (the highest level available) of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test. read more

40/hour
5.0 (92)
313 hours tutoring Japanese out of 454 hours
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I have taken and passed level N1 (the highest level available) of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test. read more

Aki M.
40/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

40/hour
5.0 (84)
178 hours tutoring Japanese out of 178 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

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 (815)
1,369 hours tutoring Japanese out of 1,506 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

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 (1466)
4,102 hours tutoring Japanese out of 4,102 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

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 (380)
719 hours tutoring Japanese out of 720 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

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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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How would you define Japanese in your own words?
Japanese is not an easy language to casually take on. However, depending on your willingness and dedication, you'll be able to learn not only Japanese words/phrases but also the rich culture behind the language. Language is a tool to communicate. Either in person interactions or for... read more
Japanese is not an easy language to casually take on. However, depending on your willingness and dedication, you'll be able to learn not only... read more
Answered • 03/19/18

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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
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How would you define Japanese in your own words?
I believe Japanese(language) is one of the tools to share such a beautiful culture with great history with amazing people.
I believe Japanese(language) is one of the tools to share such a beautiful culture with great history with amazing people.
Chihiro Z.

Chihiro Z. answered • 03/19/18

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