Emiko
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Japanese Language lessons for absolute beginner to intermediate (from conversation to JLPT preparatory!)

Hello future students!! I'm Emiko. Below is a bit about myself;
- passed the Japanese language teaching competency test in 2003.
- have a master's degree in Japanese linguistics.
- have been teaching Japanese since 2005.
- experience in teaching:
- class lesson with over 20 students
- small group lesson
- private lesson
- all levels from beginner to advanced
- well-balanced all 4 skills lesson
- conversation lesson
- JLPT- preparatory(N5-N1) lesson

I love teaching Japanese and I also love to see people making progress.
I think the key to success in learning language is:
Step 1: clarify your purpose
Step 2: set achievable goal one by one
Step 3: continue studying
My job is to support you.

Please share your needs, goal, purpose or interests and I will plan lessons only for you. I do my best to make our lessons effective and meaningful!

Extra information

Please bring the textbook if there is any specific textbook you want to use.

Location

At teacher's location: Pastel, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Online via webcam

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General info

Skills:
Japanese:
Japanese for adults
Age:
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Duration:
30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes
90 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Japanese

About Me

I am originally from Kobe, but currently live in Yokohama.
I spent my high school life in Frankfurt, Germany and I traveled around Europe back then.
After I acquired a master's degree, I got a job in Shanghai, China in 2005, and I've been teaching Japanese since then.

I myself love to learn languages! I have learned English, German, Latin, Greek, Swedish, Chinese and Italian so far. Though I could only speak English and Chinese satisfactory now, it is always a good experience and exciting to learn a new language and culture.

Education

Went to Frankfurt International school for 3 years
BA in Humanities, major in Classics, International Christian University
MA in Japanese linguistics, Saitama University

Experience / Qualifications

Japanese language teaching competency test in 2003
Teaching Japanese since 2005
- class lesson with over 20 students
- small group lesson
- private lesson
- all levels from beginner to advanced
- well-balanced all 4 skills lesson
- conversation lesson
- JLPT- preparatory(N5-N1) lesson

Reviews (6)

Emiko is a wonderful teacher. She is patient and kind, and modifies the pace of the lessons based on what you need. Because my Japanese is so limited, it has been very helpful that she has a good command of the English language, also. Highly recommend her!
She's experienced, organized, and overall a nice person
Excellent, very motivated, inspiring and encouraging teacher!
Emiko is a friendly and approachable teacher. I really enjoy my lessons with her!
It was a great lesson!
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こんにちは。” I’ve learned Japanese for quite some time, but never have a chance to use it.” “ I’ve learned Japanese but I still don’t understand what Japanese are saying.” If you are feeling that way, I’m here to help! This class is focusing on your speaking ability. Do you want to use Japanese in daily life? At work or school? Let me know your situation that you use Japanese, and practice practical Japanese!

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  • Instructor since February 2020
  • 5 repeat students
  • Phone number verified

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