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I was born and raised in Japan. I'm an authentic native Japanese speaker. I received my education from some of the finest academic institutions in the country.
I enjoy working with students of all ages and proficiency levels.
Besides tutoring, I review and translate Japanese documents for international law firms, corporations, and government agencies.
I also work as a consecutive/simultaneous interpreter at international conferences, academic seminars, trade shows, and conventions.
I strive for linguistic excellence.
Serious inquiries only, please.
Having been a foreign student myself, I've taken numerous courses in ESL at several Universities of California and Stanford University. I studied Linguistics and Psychology at UCLA and have extensive knowledge/experience in the field of second language acquisition.
Very Professional and Highly Skilled Tutor/Translator — To preface this review, I'm a 4th year PhD student in Japanese history, so my reading is already at what's normally considered an "advanced" level (academic or philosophical texts, rather than newspapers or magazines). In searching for a tutor, I was looking for someone capable of explaining the nuance and argumentation of complex readings -- something not every "beginner" tutor can do well. I'm ...
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