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J. Ring S.
39/hour

Fun and Experienced 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

39/hour
5.0 (225)
1,219 hours tutoring Japanese out of 1,223 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

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 (1261)
3,878 hours tutoring Japanese out of 4,054 hours
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I'm a native Japanese speaker and can teach all levels, from beginner to advanced students. read more

Tokie B.
49/hour

Great Patience! Native speaker with 35 years teaching experience.

Last year, I created the first “Live Interactive Online Japanese class” at the college. These classes became very well-liked by students who were unable to travel to college. I teach a wide range of students, from beginning/travel... read more

49/hour
4.9 (98)
423 hours tutoring Japanese out of 422 hours
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Last year, I created the first “Live Interactive Online Japanese class” at the college. These classes became very well-liked by students who were unable to travel to college. I teach a wide range of students, from beginning/travel... 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 (1090)
2,192 hours tutoring Japanese out of 2,192 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

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 (130)
257 hours tutoring Japanese out of 269 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

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 (1838)
2,277 hours tutoring Japanese out of 2,277 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

Chiharu M.
100/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

100/hour
5.0 (1376)
2,386 hours tutoring Japanese out of 2,554 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

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 (Japanese) got accepted 2017 In-Person... read more

70/hour
5.0 (85)
153 hours tutoring Japanese out of 259 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 (Japanese) got accepted 2017 In-Person... read more

Kana E.
35/hour

Experienced native Japanese language instructor

While I was working for the school, I had some chances to teach Japanese language to the people who worked for U.S. military base. They were very eager to learn Japanese language to have a communication with local people. I also... read more

35/hour
5.0 (303)
713 hours tutoring Japanese out of 713 hours
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While I was working for the school, I had some chances to teach Japanese language to the people who worked for U.S. military base. They were very eager to learn Japanese language to have a communication with local people. I also... read more

Nora F.
50/hour

JLPT N1 Trained in Linguistics and Immersion Teaching

As a fluent non-native speaker of Japanese, I have been teaching in various contexts for over four years. I have taught at summer immersion programs, in an elementary school, and as a private tutor for students of all ages. In these... read more

50/hour
5.0 (66)
109 hours tutoring Japanese out of 109 hours
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As a fluent non-native speaker of Japanese, I have been teaching in various contexts for over four years. I have taught at summer immersion programs, in an elementary school, and as a private tutor for students of all ages. In these... read more

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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
David R.

David R. answered • 03/19/18

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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?
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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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