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Sayoko O

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7:40 PM (GMT+09:00)
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Japanese
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162
class
Japanese
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162

Speaks

Japanese
Native
,
English
C2
,
Korean
B1

About Me

Hi I'm Sayoko! 😊Calm, patient and friendly certified tutor with 5 year of experience 🎓 Fluent in English🌍 Used to live in U.K, U.S.A and Australia😊Use Genki textbook mainly.🗾 Born in Tokyo, speak standard accent.🧳 25 years of experience as a translator of children’s book from English to Japanese.👨🏻‍🎓 Completed 420 hours Japanese teacher course😊

For beginners, I teach Hiragana and Katakana using Google Jamboard, PDF and PTT. After that, I teach you using Genki mainly which is very successful. ( of course, it can be changed to Minna no Nihongo, Marugoto and Irodori)

I am a passionate and friendly teacher. I love to interact with students and see their process of learning. All students say that they feel confident and encouraged to speak freely after my lessons. I am looking forward to seeing you in the lesson!!

Teacher Stats

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Schedule

Teaching Expertise

Beginner
Upper Beginner
Intermediate
Upper Intermediate
Standard Japanese

Résumé

schoolEducation

1982 - 1984
B.A. Literature
Sophia university - Tokyo Japan
a middle and high school teaching license in Japanese language through teaching-training course.

briefcaseWork Experience

1992 - 2016
translator of English children's books to Japanese language
freelance
I had translated 14 books and they were all published.

diploma_2Certifications

2017 - 2019
certification for Japanese language teaching
The World Japanese Language Centre - Sydney, Australia
I completed all requirements of Japanese Language teacher training course. (420hours above)