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Ja Yon K.

Burlingame, CA

$50/hr

Experienced Korean & Japanese Language Tutor

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Experienced Korean & Japanese Language Tutor

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Hello, my name is Ja Yon!

I was born in Korea, and spent most of my 20's living in Japan. I got my bachelor's degree from Sookmyung Women's University in Seoul, Korea (major: Chinese), and my master's degree from Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan (major: International Relations). So I'm fluent in Korean and Japanese, and am also able to speak a bit of Chinese. Additionally, I worked in Tokyo for 2 years at Toshiba with my husband, so I understand Japanese culture very well.

I taught Korean for more than 4 years in Tokyo, and have studied many foreign languages myself, so I understand what the most important and difficult things are when it comes to learning and teaching foreign languages.

I take a relaxed and open approach to teaching. I believe that students do their best work when they are comfortable and able to freely ask questions. As long as you are ready to study, I can help you understand how fun it is!

Thanks for reading!

Language:
Japanese,
Korean
Homeschool:
Japanese
Corporate Training:
Japanese,
Korean

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Japanese

I am a fluent Japanese speaker. I obtained a Master's degree from Waseda University in Tokyo (dissertation completed in Japanese). I lived in Tokyo for over 4 years.

Korean

I am a native Korean speaker. I was born and raised in Seoul, Korea and lived there for over 20 years. I have been teaching Korean for over half a dozen years to aspiring students both young and elderly. I believe in forging relationships with my students and try to keep things casual and friendly. Learning is easier when it's fun! I try to utilize examples in everyday life to drill home concepts and ideas. Just studying from a textbook isn't my style and I encourage students to let me know what areas they want to focus on.

Sookmyung Women's University
chinese
Waseda University
Master's

Education

Sookmyung Women's University (chinese)

Waseda University (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 16 hours notice required

Travel policy

Ja Yon will travel within 20 miles of Burlingame, CA 94010.


About Ja Yon

Hello, my name is Ja Yon!

I was born in Korea, and spent most of my 20's living in Japan. I got my bachelor's degree from Sookmyung Women's University in Seoul, Korea (major: Chinese), and my master's degree from Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan (major: International Relations). So I'm fluent in Korean and Japanese, and am also able to speak a bit of Chinese. Additionally, I worked in Tokyo for 2 years at Toshiba with my husband, so I understand Japanese culture very well.

I taught Korean for more than 4 years in Tokyo, and have studied many foreign languages myself, so I understand what the most important and difficult things are when it comes to learning and teaching foreign languages.

I take a relaxed and open approach to teaching. I believe that students do their best work when they are comfortable and able to freely ask questions. As long as you are ready to study, I can help you understand how fun it is!

Thanks for reading!

Education

Sookmyung Women's University
chinese
Waseda University
Master's

Education

Sookmyung Women's University (chinese)

Waseda University (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
16 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Burlingame, CA 94010

Ja Yon’s Subjects

Language:
Japanese,
Korean
Homeschool:
Japanese
Corporate Training:
Japanese,
Korean

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


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