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Akira K.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Awarded Human Relation Award from Musicians Institute of Technology
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Akira K.

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I will listen to you as carefully as possible to make the lesson meaningful. What are you interested in about Japan? History, travel, movie, music, anime, traditional entertainment, food or else? Think of learning not Japanese, but what you love through Japanese because what you love motivates you for learning the most.

One of my typical lesson styles is a situational dialogue. Let's have fun.

Lessons are online only.

About Akira

I was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan living in Toluca Lake LA, graduated from the literature department of Waseda University in Tokyo Japan. I realize learning another language is tough and requires patience a lot from my experience for learning English.I had learned English for many years in Japan

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Akira is a fantastic teacher, he explains the lessons really easily and is always prepared. whenever I don't understand something he's not afraid to stop for me to understand it properly.
Natalie
Akira is a great teacher. I really appreciate that he explains everything in depth when I don’t understand the grammar. I also appreciate that he corrects me every time I mispronounce something.
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Maya S.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • MM, Violin from The Juilliard School
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Maya S.

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Are you interested in learning Japanese but not sure how to start? Have you visited Japan but wished you could speak Japanese more fluently? Do you want to learn Hiragana and Kanji so that you can enjoy Japanese Manga? にほんごをべんきょうしたいですか?

A native of Japan, Maya received Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from Tokyo University of the Arts (東京芸術大学). During her violin study at the Tokyo University of the Arts, she earned her music teaching certificate for middle and high schools in Japan (中学校及び高等学校教諭専修免許状).

She finished New York Japan Society’s Japanese-language Teacher Training Program (Introductory level) in December 2020, same program with intermediate level in March 2021.

Maya also has 10 years of experience for tutoring Japanese language, offering private lessons to students of all ages. Her Japanese lessons cover everything from vocabulary and grammar, to culture, custom, and fun conversation of course!
For the first time Japanese learner, she uses GENKI textbook (An ...

About Maya

Hi! My name is Maya and I was born in Japan. I graduated from the Juilliard School in 2001 and have been a violinist of New Jersey Symphony since 2007. Did you just pick up the violin for the first time? Have you been working on some pieces but need further help? Are you taking an audition for yo

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Kalimah W.
Micah was very happy with his first class.
Eric J.
My son is very excited about his first session and can’t wait to learn more. Maya is very nice and makes sure to make herself available for her clients.

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Jennifer T.
Maya is an excellent teacher. She is patient and explains things clearly.
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Wakana Y.

18 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Wakana Y.

18 Reviews
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I am a Japanese trainer with extensive knowledge in teaching Japanese as a second/third language.

I work closely with my students to identify their goals and objectives and develop tailored lessons for a more effective learning experience.

I believe that you will absorb more effectively when you enjoy learning and you are encouraged to learn!

I teach basic through advanced Japanese.
• Speaking, listening, reading, writing, Hiragana, Katakana, Kanji
• Conversational Japanese: casual/polite/formal
• Real-life applications to Japanese life and culture
• Nuance in Japanese
• Japanese way of thinking, trends, custom, traditional and contemporary Japanese culture

About Wakana

Hello! My name is Wakana. I am an energetic yet patient native Japanese teacher with many years of experience teaching Japanese. My motto is to provide a learning experience that is enjoyable and encourages students to learn more. I understand how frustrating it can be to learn a language as a se

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Wakana sensei is extremely knowledgeable and she can explain the reasoning behind the concepts and the nuances of Japanese in a way I can relate to and easily understand. She answers any questions I have (grammar, random cultural questions etc..), which I really appreciate because I usually can't find these answers anywhere.
She is incredibly patient, accommodating, and fun. Wakana sensei itsumo arigatougozaimasu!
Alex M.
I had a great session with Wakana and am excited to do more. She was very interested in why I wanted to learn Japanese and is tailoring the lessons to help me get the most out of it. She made it very interesting and fun. Recommend 10/10!
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Aimi F.

41 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Bachelor Degree from Okinawa Christian University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Aimi F.

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Over the past five years I have taught Japanese to over 50 students from all over the world.
I am willing to teach students of all ages. Beginner to advanced speakers welcome!

About Aimi

I was born and raised in Japan. Over the past five years I have taught Japanese to over 100 students from all over the world. I am willing to teach students of all ages. Beginner to advanced speakers welcome. If you want to learn Japanese, I can teach you online. It's very easy and fun!

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Briana H.
My daughter loved her first lesson.
Yvon R.
Aimi is so great! My 8 year old (who hates reading) ended his first lesson and said, "Mom! You can't take me out of this class!" Aimi is so helpful and easygoing. I can't wait to see what she'll teach him!
Athena F.
Amy is so great! My daughter looks forward to her lesson every week!
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Miku O.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner
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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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Chieko N.

32 Reviews
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Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Bachelor of Science from Tokyo Metropolitan University
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Chieko N.

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Hi, I'm Chieko. I'm Japanese and living in California and go back and forth between here and Tokyo. So I know the trend of Japan well. Furthermore, I have long working experience as manager in some major international companies in Japan. So I can help you communicate with Japanese workers using natural and effective language in Business Japanese. I know the business custom is very different among countries and Japanese one is a little complicated.. So, if you'd like to communicate with Japanese smoothly, please ask me what to do in a situation you encounter.
I have successfully passed the Japanese Language Teaching Competency Test authorized by the Society for Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language in October 2016.

About Chieko

I am a native Japanese speaker. I'm now living in the USA but also in Japan and go back and forth here and Tokyo. So I know the Japanese trend well from comics to businesses. I have long working experience as engineering manager at some major international companies in japan. I know it is difficult

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Robert T.
Heather
My son (15) has been taking lessons with Chieko-san for 2 years now. He has learned a great deal from her (it seems more than I leaned in my 3 years in HS and college). She sends me regular progress reports and was even willing to learn about the American grading system, make his studies more engaging with homework, and grade him so we could count it for HS credit (we homeschool). She is all around amazing!
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The average cost of 60-minute Japanese lessons in Dallas is $59. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $59 and $59 per hour.
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"Out of all the tutors I've been with over the years, Yoshi is by far the best. He is able to take the most difficult concepts and break it down to where anyone can understand which is something that most teachers aren't good at. All and all Yoshi is very knowledgeable at what he does as well as understanding and accommodating. Yoshi is celebrity tutor you can't go wrong with."
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Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"The first lesson went very well, and I look forward to the next one!"
Paul
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Not only native speaker. Sensei Yoshi is full of knowledge and experience.
Very patient and enthusiasm, always on time. My son is very happy and learning a lot!"
Claire
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Loved the first lesson and excited!!!"
Dominic
Took Japanese lessons from Rosita R.
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"My 16-year-old daughter is taking Japanese lessons with Sensei Y Oyamada and cannot wait for each time they meet. Sensei is so kind, patient, and very knowledgeable. He helps guide my daughter through this complicated language in a way that keeps her engaged and excited. Thank you for your great job! "
Nancy M
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"She helped my school homework and it was very helpful."
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Took Japanese lessons from May G.
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"Great first lesson!!"
Colin
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Wonderful lesson. Great teacher. I leaned a lot and had a lot of fun!"
Benjamin
Took Japanese lessons from Jessie N.
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"いつもありがとう😊 I feel more confidence."
Tom
Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Aimi is such a sweet lady! She is very accommodating and friendly. She cares and focuses on what you want/need to learn. She speaks good English and she's always on time. I would definitely recommend her!"
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Took Japanese lessons from Aimi F.
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Learning Japanese in Dallas

Are you interested in taking Japanese lessons? Whether you want to learn Japanese for fun or for professional reasons, there are a lot of great opportunities in Dallas to enhance your learning experience!

The Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth hosts cultural events, educational programs, and exchange programs between Dallas and Sendai. The Dallas Japanese Association provides educational opportunities to anyone interested in Japanese history and culture, and also acts as a cultural center for Japanese families in the Dallas area. Check the website for the most up-to-date information on Japanese festivals and events!

If you need a study break between language lessons, get some fresh air and check out the beautiful cherry trees and Japanese maples at the Japanese Gar

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den at the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens. Also, make sure to visit the Samurai Collection exhibit at Barbier-Mueller Museum, one of the largest collections of Samurai armor (o-yoroi) in the world. There’s also the Crow Collection of Asian Art, in the Dallas Arts District, which showcases Japanese ceramics and paintings from the Imperial Court on hanging scrolls, or, kakejiku, and folding screens, or byobu. Take in the beautiful artwork and learn even more about Japanese culture and history.

It’s always easier and more fun to study a language when you learn about the customs, traditions, and culture. With so many fun Japanese cultural events in Dallas, you're surrounded by the traditions of the Japanese people. Dallas is part of the International Friendship Cities program, and is paired with the Japanese city of Sendai. The two cities participate in the Young Ambassadors program, and each year nine Dallas-area students are selected to travel to Japan.

Taking Japanese lessons in Dallas is a great idea, not only because of all of the Japanese cultural events, but also because of the great Japanese restaurants, too! What better way to relax (and keep learning) than eating delicious Japanese food. Try the sushi at Kenichi or Tei Tei Robata. Plus, there are some great Japanese karaoke places like Family Karaoke and Star Karaoke, where you can have fun, learn vocabulary, and practice your pronunciation.

The Japanese language may seem difficult at first, but a private tutor will help you learn at your own pace. Between specialized lessons, venues, cultural centers, and events, Dallas is a fantastic place to begin your Japanese language journey.

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