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Price Guide
Beginner £18.00
Intermediate £20.00
Advanced £22.00
Expert £24.00

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Personal Description:

Hello, my name is Kahori.

I am from Japan and have been living in the UK for nearly 10 years now.

If you are interested to learn Japanese but not confident to start it alone, want to improve your Japanese or if you are looking to learn real Japanese expressions. Let me help you!

Living in the UK, it surprised me that the English I have learnt in Japan, which I believed to be perfectly correct, was not all that correct at times. Armed with this knowledge I hope to teach some new phrases and expressions to Japanese people looking to improve their English skills.

Also, it amuses me when meeting new English people I encounter new unique phrases each time.
I love learning the most appropriate and polite English expressions (so that I can teach my children) as well as learning fun casual expressions.

In the past, many of my students moved to Japan, or traveled to there for Holiday. They all said how helpful it was to have some knowledge of the language beforehand. Of course you can learn just for fun too!

These experiences make me think, how I can translate this in Japanese so you can have a better understanding of Japanese and it is fun to brush up on my own Japanese in this way.
You never stop learning.

So, let's have fun talking and learning together!

Looking forward to hearing from any intrepid students.

Kahori

Teaching Experience:

- Private freelance tutor (Japanese and English) since 2008.
Over the years, I have taught more than 30 people, through 1 to 1(online and face to face), or group lessons. Long term or short term depending on the pupil's needs. However, I have always had good relationships with each of them, and always recieved positive feedback.

- Certified Teacher at Yorkshire Humberside Japanese School since 2011.

- CRB checked (Criminal Records Bureau approved - for when working with children)

- Mother of 3 bi-lingual children.

Teaching Approach:

I prefer a more relaxed, informal approach to learning.

Using tools and resources I have acquired from teaching different ages of children I will apply them to lessons for beginners:
- Basic communication.
- Common phrases and situations
- Simple reading and writing in Hiragana and Katakana
- Language etiquette (to avoid common mistakes)

These tools include - flash cards, story books, practice writing sheets (as PDFs), phrase cards, role play.

I want learning Japanese to be a fun experience not a stressful one. So we will learn at your pace and only increase the level as you become more confident.

- For the more advanced students a more comprehensive range learning materials are provided through which homework and exercises can be followed in the students spare time.

If the student wants a more specific topic on which to study, this can easily be incorporated.

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Native Language: Japanese
Additional Languages: English (British), Japanese
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)

Qualifications:

  • Yorkshire Humberside Japanese School (2011) - Teaching certificate (Professional) (✘ Not On File)
  • Wakayama Prefecture Nursing Institute (2005) - Public Health Nurse (Professional) (✘ Not On File)
  • Wakayama Prefecture Nursing Institute (2000) - Nurse (Professional) (✘ Not On File)

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