Lady Ayame's Tutor Profile
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Mar 21, 2018
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Hello! My name is Patricia Ayame Thomson but you can call me Lady Ayame.
[Introduction:] ~ I was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan until I was 18 yrs old. While in Japan, I was a campaign model for Shiseido Cosmetics, Soen Magazine, Washington Shoes, and many others for five years as a teenager.
I attended an American School on Yokota US Air Force base and received my education in English. At the same time, I lived in the Japanese community, so I am fluent in both English and Japanese. If you feel more comfortable with a tutor who can speak both English and Japanese, please take a look at my lessons! Due to the fact that I am bilingual, I can immediately answer any question in either language.
(FYI: I am playing the role of "Sachiko" in the Introduction Video above. It's from an American TV show called "Dear John" starring Judd Hirsch.)
I moved to the United States after I graduated from high school to attend college. I went the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree in Theatre Arts. Since graduating, I have been an actress in Hollywood for a long time. Some of my well-known credits are appearances on "Seinfeld," "Designing Women," "Wings," "Friends," etc. Faced with competition from around the world, I worked hard and established over 50 TV credits.
*If you're so inclined, you can see my work on: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeH_TGRD_byfUbSn8Qt9fsQ?view_as=subscriber and my list of credits on IMDb: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0861069/
More recently, I experienced a career change. I went through the online program and received a Master's Degree in Library and Information Science (MLIS) from the San Jose State University (SJSU). For the past eight years, I've worked at the Santa Monica Main Public Library helping adults and children further their knowledge and encourage lifelong learning. I formed a close bond with both the patrons and fellow employees, and I enjoyed teaching them to access information in many electronic and print formats. I believe I can make learning fun and I will be happy to converse with you about any topic of your interest.My lesson plans are casual, easy-to-do, and requires reasoning skills. I am a very easy-going and patient, although I take my work seriously.
I am flexible and will accommodate the type of structured instruction you prefer or just converse freely if you like.
- Learn American Film Quotes
- Learn American Sayings and Quotes
- Read Scholarly Writing
- Learn American Idioms
- Pronunciation Exercises
- Due to the fact that each student has a different goal in mind, I can gear the lesson to further your goal! Perhaps you want to become more proficient with your English for reasons such as travel, work, personal improvement, or help your children with their English homework. I am able to customize your lesson to provide the skills necessary to reach your goal!
Personally, I like to make my own jewelry and knit. I work out regularly at the gym, I like to watch movies, and go out to explore restaurants. I have two precious cats named Coco and Chanel. Although I recently moved from Santa Monica, California to Canada I like the change of scenery very much!
I look forward to meeting you! Thank you for your interest!
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***d23너무 좋았어요! 어렵지 않았고, 마음이 편안해지는 수업이었어요. 그녀는 아주 생각이 깊고, 대화를 잘 이끌어나가는 선생님이라고 생각해요. :) It was awesome. Not hard time to me, I feel comfortable in lesson. I think she's such a thoughtful teacher, and good at to lead conversation :)Quick Fun American English! 25 1,000Mar 16, 2018
***33とても優しくて熱意のある良い先生です。 レッスン後のフィードバックも丁寧でとても好感が持てました。 これからもお願いしたいと思います。Students! Homework Help? 30 1,000Mar 10, 2018
***とても丁寧に教えてくださいます。こちらが理解できるまでじっくり教えてくださり、苦手な文法も今日、クリアできました。資料をくださるので復習もしやすいです。継続して先生の授業を受けたいです。Let's Speak American English! You and me! 50 1,500Mar 10, 2018
***I was worried I couldn't prepare to stories what I talk to Ayame. But she asked me plenty of questions, as I answered her them, I remember various stories. I've enjoyed her lessons as usual. She has made notes for me, I've been comfortable. Because I don't have to explain same things again and again. Besides, she has never cut off my stories. I appreciate she has listened to my unreasonable English sincerely. I could talk to her a last minute. After that, she asked me questions, I've always had lots of them, I thought I'm going to talk to her them next time. She also told me she will not be here next weekend politely. She has given me a prolific feedback. In her feedback are her ideas what I talked to. I'm happy to know her ones. She also mentioned my good English expressions. I've looked forward to meeting to Ayame every Saturday. I've appreciate Ayame always. 今日は仕事が忙しくて話す準備をしていなかったので心配がありました。ですが、あやめ先生が沢山質問をしてくれて、それに答えながら、色々な話が思い出されて楽しい時間を過ごせました。あやめ先生は、いつもノートを取りながら、遮らずに話を聞いてくださるので沢山話せます。私の滅茶苦茶な英語を真摯に聞いてくださるのもとても嬉しいです。最後の一分まで話せました。その後、あやめ先生から質問がありますかとも聞いてくださいました。私は沢山質問があるので、次回に取っておこうと思いました。また、来週は不在の旨を丁寧に説明してくれました。フィードバックも私が話した事に対する返事が書かれており、あやめの考えを知る事ができて凄く嬉しいです。また特に良かった英語表現を褒めてくださいました。あやめと会える土曜日は毎回楽しみです。いつもありがとうございます。15-minute Free Talk! (American English) 15 500Mar 10, 2018
***ny412Have you been culturally excited to meet new people? Her lesson gives us real language teaching. When we have an emotion, we memorize expressions in English without an effort. As we enjoy talking in English on various cultural topic with her, we acquire new way of saying things in foreign language. I used to be a language teacher at schools. Therefore, I know how much it is important. I have rediscovered fun of language learning, which gives us power to keep learning. Don't miss her class. Danny
US/European/International University Degree
Bachelor of Arts Theater
Master of Science Library & Information Science
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