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The Best Japanese Tutors in San Francisco, CA

15 San Francisco private Japanese tutors / Find the best local Japanese tutor in San Francisco

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Kayla M.
45/hour

Near San Francisco, CA

Limited Proficiency

Passed Japanese Language Proficiency Test at Level N5 read more

45/hour
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Passed Japanese Language Proficiency Test at Level N5 read more

Nicholas A.
40/hour

Near San Francisco, CA

Tutor specializing in ESL and Japanese

I passed the Japanese CSET (California Subject Examinations for Teachers) in October 2016. I passed the Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level N2 in December 2015. I lived and worked in Japan for two years. read more

40/hour
4.9 (15)
38 hours tutoring Japanese out of 47 hours
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I passed the Japanese CSET (California Subject Examinations for Teachers) in October 2016. I passed the Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level N2 in December 2015. I lived and worked in Japan for two years. read more

Yuki Nathalie K.
75/hour

San Francisco, CA

Native French & Japanese Speaker w/ 10 Years Teaching Experience

I am a native Japanese speaker with an international upbringing. I studied Japanese literature and ancient Japanese grammar at the University of Geneva where I graduated with a License es Letters (equivalent to Bachelor of Arts degree). I then studied at the University of Tokyo for two years in a... read more

75/hour
5.0 (165)
119 hours tutoring Japanese out of 292 hours
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I am a native Japanese speaker with an international upbringing. I studied Japanese literature and ancient Japanese grammar at the University of Geneva where I graduated with a License es Letters (equivalent to Bachelor of Arts degree). I then studied at the University of Tokyo for two years in a... read more

Naomi K.
80/hour

San Francisco, CA

Native Japanese & English Speaker w/ 20 years teaching experience!

. *** *Do you need help with your Japanese studies at school? *Do you want your child to become bilingual? *Do you need help with Japanese for work or a business opportunity? *Do you love Japanese culture? *Do you want to be able to watch anime/films in Japanese? Beginners are... read more

80/hour
4.9 (35)
72 hours tutoring Japanese out of 78 hours
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. *** *Do you need help with your Japanese studies at school? *Do you want your child to become bilingual? *Do you need help with Japanese for work or a business opportunity? *Do you love Japanese culture? *Do you want to be able to watch anime/films in Japanese? Beginners are... read more

Alex Toshiaki M.
55/hour

Near San Francisco, CA

Native Japanese speaker with over 20 years of experince in teaching!

I'm a seasoned Japanese tutor and I have a strong passion in what I do. I can teach any level of Japanese regardless of your age. I can tailor the lesson for your needs. read more

55/hour
5.0 (645)
2,531 hours tutoring Japanese out of 2,532 hours
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I'm a seasoned Japanese tutor and I have a strong passion in what I do. I can teach any level of Japanese regardless of your age. I can tailor the lesson for your needs. read more

James L.
45/hour

San Francisco, CA

Studied for over 5+ years

I have studied and gone to school for Japanese for over 5years and am continuing my studies through reading novels and articles in Japanese. Along with reading, I speak with native Japanese speakers to improve my understanding and gain as natural of a speaking pattern as possible. I'm able to... read more

45/hour
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I have studied and gone to school for Japanese for over 5years and am continuing my studies through reading novels and articles in Japanese. Along with reading, I speak with native Japanese speakers to improve my understanding and gain as natural of a speaking pattern as possible. I'm able to... read more

Ayaka M.
45/hour

Near San Francisco, CA

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Native Japanese speaker. Obtain M.A. in Japanese pedagogy. read more

45/hour
5.0 (3)
5 hours tutoring Japanese out of 5 hours
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Native Japanese speaker. Obtain M.A. in Japanese pedagogy. read more

Lani A.
50/hour

Near San Francisco, CA

Japanese/GRE/Writing Tutor - Yale MA, Berkeley PhD Student

I am a Yale and Berkeley educated PhD student who has taught Japanese language and culture at the college level and taught Japanese for IB exams in Japanese at the high school level. I have also tutored privately for almost a decade. Additionally, I received a perfect GRE writing score and got into... read more

50/hour
5.0 (6)
10 hours tutoring Japanese out of 15 hours
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I am a Yale and Berkeley educated PhD student who has taught Japanese language and culture at the college level and taught Japanese for IB exams in Japanese at the high school level. I have also tutored privately for almost a decade. Additionally, I received a perfect GRE writing score and got into... read more

Cathy B.
60/hour

Near San Francisco, CA

ESL and Elementary Education

I have studied for a variety of tests throughout my lifetime from Japanese proficiency exams to the GRE to AP exams to chapter tests. I have learned an incredible amount of study skills throughout my experience as an educator from graphic organizers to "foldables" (pieces of paper folded in a variety of... read more

60/hour
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I have studied for a variety of tests throughout my lifetime from Japanese proficiency exams to the GRE to AP exams to chapter tests. I have learned an incredible amount of study skills throughout my experience as an educator from graphic organizers to "foldables" (pieces of paper folded in a variety of... read more

Izumi C.
25/hour

Near San Francisco, CA

Knowledgeable and experienced native Japanese Teacher

Dear Students, I have taught Japanese language and culture for over 15 years. Now I am retiring and wish to see adult students who are interested in Japanese culture. Beginners are welcome. Advanced students are welcome. If you are 55+, my fee is $25.00/hour. Sincerely, Izumi read more

25/hour
5.0 (105)
235 hours tutoring Japanese out of 236 hours
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Dear Students, I have taught Japanese language and culture for over 15 years. Now I am retiring and wish to see adult students who are interested in Japanese culture. Beginners are welcome. Advanced students are welcome. If you are 55+, my fee is $25.00/hour. Sincerely, Izumi read more

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