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Chiaki K.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Japanese
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chiaki K.

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Hello! How is your learning going so far?

Since you are looking at my page, I’m guessing that you are looking for a teacher who can help you! If you are trying to learn how to speak Japanese, it's your lucky day!



In my lesson, we will be talking a lot!


Are you a shy person or a beginner? Don't worry! I will help you!


I believe that talking is the most effective and fastest way to learn a new language.
When I was in school, I was so bad at studying, but when I put myself in another country and forced myself only to speak English and not make any Japanese friends, my English skills improved in such a short amount of time.


I would like to use my effective learning experience to teach here.



Kids don't learn their native language by studying; they learn naturally by listening and speaking.


So we will be talking lots during our lessons. Of course, I do not expect you to speak perfect Japanese! I know that you will make lots of mistakes; we will have a safe learning ...

About Chiaki

I'm Chiaki! I was born and grew up in Japan. 
I think you will be surprised to see how happy and positive I am during our lessons. 
I am not trying to overreact or anything, but I get super happy when you do well because I think of my students as my learning partners. When you do well or

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“Chiaki Extraordinary Japanese Teacher I Ever seen!”
Jacques
She was supportive, showed interest in my goals, and was extremely encouraging.
Jun
I 100% recommend a chiaki as an instructor, she is great and makes learning Japanese fun,
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May G.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $22
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Teaches students 11 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
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May G.

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I am an open minded, friendly, multicultural experienced tutor of Japanese languages.
I can personalize lessons at your request from using basic GENKI textbook or Japanese for busy people to free conversation upon your advance request. Please let me know what your purpose and goal. I will do my best to help you to achieve your goal. (Hopefully with a lot of fun.)
I can also teach you Japanese culture such as Origami, cooking and calligraphy. I love Japanese history and would like to share richness of Japanese culture.

About May

My native language is Japanese. I grew up and obtained B.A in Linguistic at Kinjo University, Nagoya, Japan. I have 4 years of English tutoring experience for local high school English learners in Japan. As a career, I was an instructor for the airline reservation system to travel agents. Teaching i

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Yoshifumi O.

209 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • MA Intercultural Communication  from Tokyo International University
  • Teaching since 1990
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Yoshifumi O.

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🇯🇵 Sale price Now!🇯🇵 初めまして!🎌👇Please check out my students testimonials(Photos&Videos)👇🎍'll create customized classes for you. I'll teach you to SPEAK the language. Lessons are dynamic, fun and give you confidence, incorporating things you like: Japanese Newspaper, Anime, J-POP Music,Movies, current events, and much more. #Student Age14to 75👩👨

I was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan. I have over 28years of teaching Japanese Language experience at my own school in Davie FL that . I have many students from beginner to advanced level. Especially If you like Anime and Japanese movies I am perfect for you.

One-on-one, small groups, company-wide programs, online, in person.

About Yoshifumi

初めまして😊Native Japanese speaker with Education business background, love to teach kids too! Hi. I'm Yoshifumi, born and raised in Tokyo Japan through university graduate education. I have Japanese Language teacher experience in Japan and the USA for 33years. Currently, I live in F

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Summer
Sensei is always patient with me, and answers any questions that I have. He's very easy to talk to and pushes me to do my best in every lesson. He's amazing! :)
Matt
2years of a great experience and result.

I recommend Yoshi Sensei to everybody who wants to study Japanese.
Joyce
Having studied with many of different Japanese native speakers, teacher at University and takelessons online before.

Mr Yoshi has more knowledge and teaching skills. I am very happy I found the best teacher in this year.
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Toshi M.

352 Reviews
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Starting at $95
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 2 to 85
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Toshi M.

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🌟I am a Los Angeles US-based certified veteran NATIVE Japanese language instructor/coach/mentor with over 18 years of experience. I teach people of all ages from all over the world, through online platforms. Anyone who knows me knows that I am a STRICT teacher and serious when it comes to Japanese language matters. Manners ARE part of the Japanese language. I will teach you Japanese manners first. I’m living in Calabasas, Los Angeles ( in the Valley ) CA, USA for more than 28 years. (PST). Yes. I literally speak like “Valley Girl English“ Totally so good? Haha, just kidding! 😁 Currently, I have students from the USA, Australia, Canada, Singapore, Russia, Italy, Germany, New Zealand, Mexico, Japan.

✅ I have worked with veterans, MLB professional athletes (MVP 2010), Hollywood film editors, producers, actors, actresses, TV presenters, filmmakers, voice ...

About Toshi

Welcome! 😃👋🏻 My name is Toshi M. I was born in Hiroshima City and raised in Tokyo, Japan. 🌟 One on One Lessons via Online ( Zoom) (Group Lessons available for more than 3 people.) Takelessons.com requires all group lesson students to sign up and purchase for their lessons separat

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Todd
My son has been working with Toshi for 3 years now, and he has developed a true love for the language and culture of Japan. Toshi is a great instructor and a wonderful human being. We couldn't be happier with this experience!
Mickey
Toshi is a great tutor. No words can really express how awesome he is to work with. My son just smiles the whole time the lesson is going on and is excited to share with me after.
Hillary S.
Toshi is the best teacher in the world and I recommend having him as a teacher, he is really funny and kind to hang out with and overall Japanese is really fun.
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Miku O.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 20 to 60
  • Teaching since 2019
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Miku O.

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I can help you with conversation skills, correct pronunciation and proper grammar. I usually use a textbook called ‘Genki’ for my lessons. I provide the textbook so you don’t have to buy it. With ‘Genki’ we can work on various grammar points, vocabulary building, situational role playing, pronunciation, and plenty of exercises to improve your listening and speaking skills.

I try my best to keep the classes as relaxed as possible so that you can feel comfortable speaking and can learn at your own pace.

About Miku

Hi everyone! My name is Miku. I was born in Hawaii and raised in Japan. I graduated from Dokkyo university in Saitama, Japan, and majored in hospitality and tourism. I was a former flight attendant for ANA (All Nippon Airways) living in Tokyo, Japan until I moved back to Hawaii in 2016. I’m now a

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Starr
Mikuさん is awesome!! Extremely patient and helpful without holding my hand. I’m able to understand sentences better with less than a year of lessons. She’s very professional and prompt. The lessons are always interesting and I actually feel like I’m improving every time (even if it’s just a little at a time). I’m really looking forward to being more conversational in Japanese!!
Cathy
I highly recommend Miku and have recommended her to several friends because lessons with her are extremely fun, engaging, and thorough. I look forward to every single one, and have already learned so much in what seems like a short time--the time flies! She is also incredibly accommodating and makes rescheduling very easy and hassle free. I very much appreciate the time she shares with me as a student in helping me learn the way I do!
Adrienne
Miku is a great teacher to work with! I've been doing weekly lessons with Miku remotely since December of 2019 (now July 2020 as I'm writing this) starting from no experience.  I was worried about my ability to learn a new language since my only experience prior to this was learning Spanish in school years ago, but learning to read and speak Japanese with Miku's guidance has been the right level of challenging and fun.  Miku is a great communicator, flexible, really knowledgeable, adds nuance to the lessons we move through, and also really just fun to talk to and learn from.
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Yuriko I.

6 Reviews
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  • Speaks JAPANESE
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
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Yuriko I.

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Experienced JAPANESE teacher since 2007, available for students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while building a strong foundation to further develop proficiency in Japanese. Each class is custom made to your own level and needs.

<HEADLINE #1>
Learning Japanese is super FUN with ME!!

Japanese is one of the hardest languages to master.
But it's also one of the most interesting ones.

The best way to learn a new language is to have fun learning it.
Bring your favorite topic; travel, anime, fashion, food, your mid term or JLPT.
I will make it a good fun by tailoring your lesson to what you really want to accomplish.
Don't worry, I am friendly, patient, and easy-going.
My goal is to support your goals and dreams.

<HEADLINE #2>
Wanna watch anime without subtitles or voiceover?

If that's your goal, then let's make it happen!
It'll be possible if you focus on learning Japanese using your favorite anime!
Bring on your ... </headline></headline>

About Yuriko

Hi, my name is Yuriko Kon nichi wa. Genki? I was born and raised in Japan. I can teach from beginner to intermediate in Japanese. I have many hours of experience teaching Japanese to any ages, kids to adults, private, group or home-schooling -- whoever wants to learn Japanese (writing, reading,

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おもしろい!
Courtney
Yuriko is very knowledgeable, friendly and patient. I've been studying Japanese on my own for about a month and decided I wanted an instructor to help me. I was very nervous to speak Japanese in front of her as my studies have left me reading about grammar and vocabulary, not necessarily saying much of it out loud, but she quickly calmed me with her reassuring nature. She provided me with a lot of insight on the use cases for many words/phrases, as well as Japanese culture. I left my first lesson feeling confident and ready for more!

I'd highly recommend Yuriko to anyone wanting a Japanese language instructor! She's the best!
Sandi T.
My daughter is absolutely LOVING her lessons with Yuriko. We travel often and it is wonderful that my daughter is able to continue her lessons, where ever we are.

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"Jesse has been doing a great job with my daughter, he is able to relate to her maturity level keeping her interest while making it challenging.

Can't wait to keep taking more lessons."
Robert
Took Japanese lessons from Jesse M.
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"Really patient and helpful. I had some computer problems starting the class and Oyamada sensei was very understanding about it. Overall, a really awesome first class and can't wait to keep going."
Colin
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Mr Yoshi works with my son and to say that he is enjoying Mr Yoshi's friendly smile and positive feedback is an understatement. He really is a nice person. Thank you Mr Yoshi!"
Jamie
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"It was a fantastic lesson! I learned a lot (: Arigatou Gozaimasu"
Javier
Took Japanese lessons from Seiko D.
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"Absolutely amazing teacher. She listened to what I am interested in learning about and teaches through positive reinforcement."
Jeff
Took Japanese lessons from Aimi F.
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"Rosita was great. I like the way she broke everything down and answered all my questions. It was a pleasure to work through my first lesson in Japanese with her.

Wayne"
Wayne
Took Japanese lessons from Rosita R.
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"I toked with hear tell now 2 class and am taking more

She is good teacher and so kind and see how you like to learn Japanes and make it in easy way.

She is so kind and smiles avry time.

The only bade thing abut hear that she do not do games and songs during the clas she tried but don’t now my be
For example = she have a learning song but just hear it no interactive with it and no games at all

But she is good teacher any one that is 11year old and up book with hear tray it you will learn and have fun."
Yousef
Took Japanese lessons from Aimi F.
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"I have had 2 Japanese teachers before Yoshi and I can actually understand what he is talking about! It takes me a while to learn things but how Yoshi breaks things down it feels like I'm keeping up a good pace which definitely boosts my confidence.  Yoshi is the perfect teacher for you! I can't recommend him enough.とても感謝しています。"
Andy
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"I had a wonderful experience with Aimi. She was patient, encouraging, and very well prepared for all classes. Her notes were very simple and easy to follow. I learnt a lot about Japanese grammar, pronunciation, greetings thanks to Aimi. Very highly recommend Aimi for anyone trying to learn Japanese."
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Took Japanese lessons from Aimi F.
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"Loved the first lesson and excited!!!"
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Took Japanese lessons from Rosita R.
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Japanese Lessons in San Francisco, CA

There are so many fascinating aspects of Japanese culture, from the famous ukiyo-e paintings to the beautifully handcrafted cuisine. Whether you’re learning about the Japanese temples or setting your sights on the region’s beautiful cherry blossom trees, it’s easy to become captivated by this incredible country. So why not take a whirl at learning the Japanese language while you’re at it?

If you’re interested in learning how to read, write, and speak in Japanese, then you’ve come to the right place. Here at TakeLessons, we offer a variety of Japanese lessons for kids and adults in San Francisco, CA. Our Japanese tutors work with beginner, intermediate, and advanced students of all ages to help them work toward mastering this language. Sign up with us today to find Japanese class

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If you plan to travel to Japan, understanding the local language can be a big help. Whether you want to ask for directions around Tokyo, strike up a conversation with a local, or read the sushi menu, you’re going to want to know a bit of Japanese. Even if you aren’t fluent before your travels, putting the effort in to greet others or thank them in Japanese can go a long way.

You don’t have to have a trip to Japan booked to learn this language, though. Not only can learning this language help you better understand the culture, but it can also benefit your cognitive skills and abilities. After all, many studies suggest that learning a second language can improve your memory and enhance your concentration. Some have even found that it can boost your creativity! To top it all off, learning a new language can be a fun, challenging, and rewarding experience. With so many benefits, it’s no wonder so many students are signing up for Japanese language classes.

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