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Kazumasa U.

Start Learning Japanese Today! All Levels Welcome!!!

Start Learning Japanese Today! All Levels Welcome!!!

$40/hour

  • 4,958 hours tutoring

About Kazumasa


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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 prepared me to teach the Japanese language and culture to foreigners.
I am currently teaching more than 30 classes a week including classes at a language school and private in-home and online tutoring, So far, through the many years of being a tutor, l have...

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 prepared me to teach the Japanese language and culture to foreigners.
I am currently teaching more than 30 classes a week including classes at a language school and private in-home and online tutoring, So far, through the many years of being a tutor, l have taught and am still currently teaching Americans, 2nd and 3rd generation Japanese-Americans, British, Chinese, Koreans, Philippinos, Taiwanese and others, ranging from elementary students to retirees privately and tutored them in various aspects of Japanese depending on their individual needs through English instruction. However, I am currently only accepting those students who are in high school or above.
The thing I love most about tutoring is seeing the face and eyes of a student that has been having a difficult time with a lesson, when he/she finally grasps what I have been trying to teach them. Another favorite thing about tutoring is watching the evolution of a student over time and knowing that I am solely responsible for that progression.

I am very thorough and patient when it comes to tutoring my students. I will go to any length to make sure that whatever it is that I am teaching them will be absorbed by them resulting in their betterment, thereby building a sound foundation from which to build.

Let's start broadening your Japanese conversation by talking about what interests you the most right now! Please feel free to contact me to help you achieve your goals!

For beginner level learners
One of my study materiels when I was learning English was listening to a radio program for English learners broadcasted weekdays. The radio personality wrote a message in the monthly issued textbook that said, "Someday, the day will come when you can feel that all your devotion to your language study would not be a burden anymo


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Shizuoka University, Japan
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Solid. Reliable. Professional.

My son is preparing for a trip to Japan and Sensei Kazumasa has been an essential role in helping my son reaching a new level in his Japanese. We truly are truly happy with this investment for our son. We will continue with lessons until he leaves and then if we can still have lessons while he is there.

Montanna, 41 lessons with Kazumasa

First lesson very fun!

I am very excited to learn more Japanese from Ueno Sensei! It was a very interactive lesson and very fun!

Grant, 14 lessons with Kazumasa

Extremely knowledgeable and Helpful

We went over grammar for the JLPT Level 4 test I am taking in July. He is very knowledgeable and patient. The fact he is a Native born Japanese Tutor is also very helpful. I feel our lessons are very valuable to me.

Estelle, 18 lessons with Kazumasa

Friendly, adaptable expert

Ueno San keeps me growing, adapts his teaching to my interests / preparedness. I highly, highly recommend booking lessons with him! Every lesson is interesting.

Kramer, 14 lessons with Kazumasa

very patient and kind teacher!

Ueno san is very kind and patient. He makes sure to match your learning speed and incorporates past lessons into new curriculum. He is very flexible and understanding. Highly recommend 😊

Kody, 10 lessons with Kazumasa

Explains things well!

I was able to understand. Teacher was able to break things down and not over complicate. I feel encouraged to learn more.

Stefany, 43 lessons with Kazumasa

clear explanation and masterful direction

Ueno san is very clear about what he wants you to learn, what the particulars of verbs and conjugation are, and addresses important details between written, spoken, and printed language

Kayle, 34 lessons with Kazumasa

Kind and thoughtful tutor

Ueno san is kind and very patient. He is easy to talk with and is great at explaining confusing or difficult concepts. He was able to assess the level of Japanese I had and then began tailoring lessons to me and helped me practice using elements of grammar I found difficult. He's really great!

Kyle, 5 lessons with Kazumasa

greetings, conversation, adjectives and numbers

Ueno san is very understanding, patient, and thorough with his lesson. We covered some basic phrasing for adjectives, how to count up to 99, and reviewed last week's basics

Kayle, 34 lessons with Kazumasa

Very kind and straightforward

Kasumasa covered the basics on lesson 1 - From characters to simple subject verb phrases in a very natural and patient manner. He was very approachable and explained concepts in a way that makes sense to those outside of the Japanese culture.

Kayle, 34 lessons with Kazumasa
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$40/hour

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