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* At the moment I'm only accepting new students hoping to take English pronunciation lessons. This condition will end around Autumn 2019.


Hello! I’m a qualified Japanese teacher who also teaches basic English and English pronunciation. My lessons are all customisable, so please feel free to contact me:)


* English lessons are for students in pre-intermediate level or lower.
* English pronunciation lessons are basically for all level.

“Japanese Conversation Plus 5LP” was chosen as Autumn/Winter 2018 Grand Prize in Awesome Lesson Awards.
Thank you very much for voting for my lesson!


Teaching Experience

I’ve earned a teaching certificate in 2013 and worked as a teaching assistant at a Japanese language school in Tokyo. It was a brilliant experience as the students were from all over the world! By supporting teachers and students, I learnt a lot and had a wonderful time!
After that I started teaching Japanese and English at a cafe as my second job while working at an ICT company, then slowly shifted it into online from 2016.

Teaching Style

My lessons are flexible, friendly, relaxing and fun. Teaching is one of my passions and I try to make the lesson interesting and meaningful for each individual student.
I think I’m good at giving detailed explanations. I’m focusing more on a natural way of speaking than a “correct” way of speaking, but I can adjust the level of correction as you wish.
I basically use Japanese in lessons. If you wish, you could use English and get English explanations. In lessons for beginners of Japanese, I’ll basically use English.

Languages

As far as I remember, I’ve learnt English, German, French, Latin, Korean and Indonesian. The next one will be Chinese I guess.
My mother tongue is Japanese (Tokyo dialect). As for English I’ve learnt British English and the differences between American and British English. I also speak a bit of German. (Ich kann auch ein bisschen Deutsch.)
I don’t speak other languages unfortunately but learning languages interests me so much and I love to find the culture through the language.

Field of Study

I graduated from technical college related to animals, but now I study Japanese linguistics, Japanese culture, comparative culture, etc. These days I attend symposiums and lectures in the field of linguistics, phonetics and phonology to make use of the latest study for my lessons.

Profession

I’m now freelance, teaching languages and doing design related jobs at the same time.
Until 2017 I’d mostly worked as an information designer and proofreader, but since the company was tiny, there were many things to do and I even had to do things like coding and programming. I’ve also worked in the hospitality industry in Japan and overseas before.

Living Abroad

I’ve lived in Germany and Ireland for Working Holiday and language study. Living in Europe was very interesting because their culture was completely different from mine. I enjoyed the scenery, nature, architecture, lifestyles, food, beer, etc. as well as travelling around!
And after living abroad, I became more curious about my own culture. That’s one of the reasons I study Japanese things at the moment.

Interests

I like travelling, visiting museums, taking photos, hiking and going out with my friends. I'm interested in languages, culture, art, architecture, nature, animals, etc.


Thanks for reading my profile. If you got interested, please try one of my lessons:) I’m looking forward to meeting you soon!

* Please refrain from recording the lessons.
* In case you don’t prefer using video, lessons will be held only with audio.
* I'm afraid I’m not providing lessons for small children at the moment.

(January 2019)



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Counselling Session (Japanese)

25min 1,200P

Skype Lesson

Let's get to know each other and plan how to improve your skills!

Relaxed Japanese Chat

25min 1,000P

Skype Lesson

Let's chat in Japanese! Just relax and have fun:D

Japanese Conversation Plus

50min 2,000P

Skype Lesson

Improve your reading ability, grammar knowledge, etc through fun conv...

Japanese Conversation Plus 5LP

50min 9,000P

Skype Lesson
Pack of 5 (1,800 Points per lesson)

Improve your reading ability, grammar knowledge, etc through fun conv...

Counselling Session (English)

25min 1,200P

Skype Lesson

お互いのことを知り、どのようなレッスンが良いかご相談しましょう♪

Relaxed English Chat

25min 1,000P

Skype Lesson

リラックスしながら英語で楽しく話しましょう♪

Accent Reduction Lesson Short

25min 1,400P

Skype Lesson

カタカナで英語を発音していませんか? 1音ずつの練習から始めて、聞き取りやすいクリアな英語を身につけましょう!

Accent Reduction Lesson Short 5LP

25min 6,500P

Skype Lesson
Pack of 5 (1,300 Points per lesson)

カタカナで英語を発音していませんか? 1音ずつの練習から始めて、聞き取りやすいクリアな英語を身につけましょう!

中学生から学び直しの大人まで。やさしい基礎文法と発音で、英語と仲良くなれるレッスンです。

Pack of 5 (1,300 Points per lesson)

中学生から学び直しの大人まで。やさしい基礎文法と発音で、英語と仲良くなれるレッスンです。

〈初心者向け〉自然な会話スクリプトを音読して発音と意味を確認し、体に英語を染み込ませます。

Pack of 5 (2,000 Points per lesson)

〈初心者向け〉自然な会話スクリプトを音読して発音と意味を確認し、体に英語を染み込ませます。

〈初中級者向け〉伝えたいことをパッと自然な英語で言う練習をしながら発音も改善し、会話に備えます。

Pack of 5 (2,000 Points per lesson)

〈初中級者向け〉伝えたいことをパッと自然な英語で言う練習をしながら発音も改善し、会話に備えます。

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Japanese Native
English Proficient
German Daily conversation
Korean Just a few words

Japanese Language Teaching Competency Test Passed

IELTS Academic 6.0

ESOL B2 First

TOEIC 845 Points

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