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Nobuko S.

Gardena, CA

$40/hr

Tokyo-born native Japanese, teaching Japanese

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Background check passed as of 4/26/13

Tokyo-born native Japanese, teaching Japanese

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Born in Tokyo, Japan. Live and work in the US since 1989 (22 years).
A long experience of working in the art and educational institutions and projects that involved Japan and the US, planning and designing exhibitions, and developing and implementing educational programs. Have substantial knowledge of the use of terms and expressions reflecting the contemporary Japanese culture, as well as the traditional, proper Japanese.


Experience

September 2008 - Present
Private tutor, Japanese
Teaching Japanese to a several students who are enthusiastic about improving the ability to speak, write and read Japanese.

June 2000 - Present
Freelance translator between English and Japanese.

November 1996 - June 2000
Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Nagoya, Japan
Planning and designing of art exhibitions with Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

June 1995 - October 1996
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA
Worked as a research intern in order to assist production of a bilingual catalogue for Japanese art collection.

December 1991 - May 1993
Children's Museum, Boston, MA
A liaison between the museum and the clients in Japan for the exhibition that presented Japanese contemporary teenage culture.


Education
Masters in Arts Administration
Lesley College, Cambridge, MA

B.A. in English and American Literature
Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan

English:
TOEFL
Language:
Japanese, TOEFL
Homeschool:
Japanese
Test Preparation:
TOEFL
Corporate Training:
Japanese

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan
Lesley University, Cambridge, MA
Master's

Education

Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan

Lesley University, Cambridge, MA (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Travel policy

Nobuko will travel within 10 miles of Gardena, CA 90247.


About Nobuko

Born in Tokyo, Japan. Live and work in the US since 1989 (22 years).
A long experience of working in the art and educational institutions and projects that involved Japan and the US, planning and designing exhibitions, and developing and implementing educational programs. Have substantial knowledge of the use of terms and expressions reflecting the contemporary Japanese culture, as well as the traditional, proper Japanese.


Experience

September 2008 - Present
Private tutor, Japanese
Teaching Japanese to a several students who are enthusiastic about improving the ability to speak, write and read Japanese.

June 2000 - Present
Freelance translator between English and Japanese.

November 1996 - June 2000
Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Nagoya, Japan
Planning and designing of art exhibitions with Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

June 1995 - October 1996
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA
Worked as a research intern in order to assist production of a bilingual catalogue for Japanese art collection.

December 1991 - May 1993
Children's Museum, Boston, MA
A liaison between the museum and the clients in Japan for the exhibition that presented Japanese contemporary teenage culture.


Education
Masters in Arts Administration
Lesley College, Cambridge, MA

B.A. in English and American Literature
Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan

Education

Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan
Lesley University, Cambridge, MA
Master's

Education

Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan

Lesley University, Cambridge, MA (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
3 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Gardena, CA 90247

Nobuko’s Subjects

English:
TOEFL
Language:
Japanese, TOEFL
Homeschool:
Japanese
Test Preparation:
TOEFL
Corporate Training:
Japanese

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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