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Japanese tutor Nami N

Nami N

5.0
711 Lessons
From
$30.88 / h
From
Japan
Speaks
Catalan, English, and Japanese
"First lesson and good start. Johnny san"
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Japanese tutor Kaori S

Kaori S

5.0
239 Lessons
From
$22.06 / h
From
Japan
Speaks
English, French, and Japanese
"Kaori is very patient with my mistakes and her conversation is always engaging. I learn so much from her each..."
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Japanese tutor Aya E

Aya E

5.0
147 Lessons
From
$19.85 / h
From
Japan
Speaks
English and Japanese
"Aya is very patient and also enthusiastic. I recommend her highly."
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Japanese tutor Akari P

Akari P

4.98
116 Lessons
From
$28.67 / h
From
Japan
Speaks
English, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Spanish, and Swedish
"Wonderful! Patient and thorough. Thank you! "
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Japanese tutor Reiko M

Reiko M

5.0
331 Lessons
From
$21.50 / h
From
Japan
Speaks
English and Japanese
"Reiko is an excellent Japanese tutor who has helped me and my wife improve our language skills in a fun..."
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Japanese tutor Yoko B

Yoko B

5.0
176 Lessons
From
$22.06 / h
From
Japan
Speaks
English, Japanese, and Portuguese
"fantastic!"
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Japanese tutor Madoka K

Madoka K

5.0
129 Lessons
From
$26.47 / h
From
Japan
Speaks
English, Japanese, and Spanish
"Great lesson and great teacher. She explained everything, gave me the necessary feed back and we also laugh a lot...."
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Japanese tutor Norah A

Norah A

5.0
374 Lessons
From
$22.06 / h
From
Japan
Speaks
English and Japanese
"Norah is the best! Steve Million"
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Japanese tutor Ayumi O

Ayumi O

NEW
1 Lesson
From
$19.85 / h
From
Japan
Speaks
English, Japanese, and Spanish
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Japanese tutor Riku Y

Riku Y

5.0
214 Lessons
From
$22.06 / h
From
Japan
Speaks
English, Japanese, and Spanish
"Riku is really nice and has all the right answers to my questions. I like the pace of the lessons..."
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Frequently Asked Questions

How does participating in a Japanese class via video call differ from attending a Japanese class in person in Los Angeles?

Many students initially have reservations about participating in online Japanese classes, thinking the experience will be vastly different from in-person classes. However, they often discover that online classes can be just as engaging and effective. In an online Japanese class, you’ll interact with your teacher and classmates as if you were all in the same room. The teacher may share resources (like articles or videos) and will collaborate with you in real-time using tools like Google Docs or Dropbox Paper, ensuring an interactive learning environment. The biggest benefit is convenience: there is no need to travel, and you can book lessons for when it suits you.

What's the best way to find conversational Japanese classes near me in Los Angeles?

If you prefer in-person learning over online classes, LanguaTalk might not be the best fit for your needs. For local classes, you can search through community boards or local service listing websites. However, we encourage you to explore the convenience and effectiveness of online classes. You can start with a free trial session to experience the benefits first-hand, such as access to a broader range of experienced teachers and potentially lower costs.

Do any of the teachers on LanguaTalk also offer in-person conversational Japanese classes in Los Angeles?

While some teachers on LanguaTalk may offer in-person conversational classes in their local area, the majority specialize in online teaching. This approach is more convenient for them, allowing flexibility and the comfort of working from home. Most teachers are not based in Los Angeles and are spread across the globe, so if you're looking for a class with LanguaTalk, you should anticipate an online learning experience.

Are Japanese lessons in Los Angeles more expensive than learning online?

Whilst not always the case, Japanese classes in Los Angeles are typically more expensive than online learning options. This is due to the costs associated with using a classroom, as well as travel time and expenses for teachers. Online classes, on the other hand, eliminate these overheads. Additionally, online instructors often live in countries with lower living costs, which can further reduce the price of online classes.

One of the benefits of online lessons is that you can learn anytime, anywhere. When you choose a tutor, simply check their calendar to ensure that they have times that fit your schedule. Some tutor may have limited availability due to high demand.

If you're new to LanguaTalk, we'll provide you with a credit for a free trial session. Many, but not all, tutor offer these for free. If a tutor does not offer a free trial, the trial price will be 30 percent of their full lesson price, allowing you to still try a session at a reduced cost.

Trial sessions last 30 minutes. They allow you to determine if the tutor is a good fit for you and get a sense of what online learning is like. The tutor will assess your level and try to understand your needs and interests so that they can tailor any lessons you choose to take. You'll be encouraged to speak as much as possible in Japanese, but you can also speak in English if needed.

If, after your trial session, you don't feel that the tutor is right for you, you can book a trial with another tutor for 30 percent of their full lesson price.

Lessons are taught one-on-one to ensure that you receive customized instruction. During the lessons, your tutor will use a variety of teaching methods and resources, including language exercises, conversation practice, and cultural notes, to help you reach your learning objectives.

All lessons take place via video call. Your tutor will normally give you a choice of calling tools, all of which are easy to use.

LanguaTalk offers personalized 1-on-1 Japanese lessons with top-rated tutors. Here's how to get started:

1 - Find a tutor that meets your needs by reviewing their videos, reviews, pricing, and availability.

2 - Book a trial lesson. Many tutors offer a free 30-minute trial, while others offer a discounted trial price.

3 - Have personalized lessons with your chosen tutor via video call. Or try a different tutor if desired.

You don't need to provide credit card information to book a free trial session. Please only book a trial if you're seriously considering taking lessons. Tutor prices vary, and you can use the filter to find one that fits your budget. You can pay for individual lessons or purchase a package for a discount (view a tutor's pricing options on their profile).

We're confident you'll enjoy learning on LanguaTalk. Our platform is trusted by students worldwide because of our transparency. We ask students to rate each lesson, and we display these ratings on tutor profiles.

99.8% of lesson ratings are 5 stars. This is because we only accept the top 10% of tutor applications, unlike other platforms.

To access our full list of FAQs or get assistance from our friendly team, click the 'Help' button in the bottom-right. You can also watch students sharing their experiences learning on LanguaTalk below.

Most students take 55-minute lessons. However, some tutors also offer the option of 30-minute lessons. If this option is available, it will be noted on the tutor's profile (below their pricing and above the 'Buy Lessons' button).

In general, 55-minute lessons are recommended for most students. 30-minute lessons may be suitable if you're taking lessons for your child or if you have an intermediate level and only want conversation practice.