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Kumiko M.

Los Altos, CA

$50/hr

Native, Experienced and Certified Japanese Tutor

Usually responds in about 6 hours

Native, Experienced and Certified Japanese Tutor

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Hello,

Thanks for being interested in me.

I am a native Japanese speaker, born and raised in Japan. I am certified as a Japanese language teacher in Tokyo, where I started teaching. I have taught both business people and students for nearly ten years in six different countries, Japan, Taiwan, Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Finland, and the U.S.

Those experiences have given me a deep understanding of the uniqueness of each culture as well as the differences of languages that often impede learning Japanese.

I teach from kids to adults, from college students to international students to business people. A customized curriculum can be built, depending upon your goal. As a mother of two school-aged daughters, I know school curriculums and can help you studying for the AP Japanese course too.

I am very friendly, patient and a good listener.

I have a tutoring office in Los Altos but can travel to another location if that is more convenient for you. I will try to be flexible with scheduling. While I have a 24 hours cancellation policy, I am happy to offer a make up class.

I am looking forward to hearing from you!


Best,
Kumiko

Testimonials

"Wonderful Japanese Tutor for Business People"

- Mark, Union City, CA on 5/13/14
Language:
Japanese
Homeschool:
Japanese
Corporate Training:
Japanese

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Japanese

I have BA in Education from Kobe University, Japan. I have almost ten years of teaching experience in six different countries.

I passed "Japanese Language Teaching Competency Test", an official certification for a Japanese Language Teacher in Japan.

I can teach either by the Direct Method (only in Japanese) or by the Indirect Method (in Japanese and English), depending on students' goal, skill, and environment. I can also customize curriculam for individual students.

Kobe University (in Japan)
Education

Education

Kobe University (in Japan) (Education)

Wonderful Japanese Tutor for Business People — Kumiko has been wonderful in quickly preparing us for a trip to Japan. No, we aren't conversant, but after 4 lessons we have enough Japanese to get around. She is clear, concise, and very, very patient. I highly recommend her! ...

— Mark, Union City, CA on 5/13/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Kumiko will travel within 20 miles of Los Altos, CA 94024.


About Kumiko

Hello,

Thanks for being interested in me.

I am a native Japanese speaker, born and raised in Japan. I am certified as a Japanese language teacher in Tokyo, where I started teaching. I have taught both business people and students for nearly ten years in six different countries, Japan, Taiwan, Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Finland, and the U.S.

Those experiences have given me a deep understanding of the uniqueness of each culture as well as the differences of languages that often impede learning Japanese.

I teach from kids to adults, from college students to international students to business people. A customized curriculum can be built, depending upon your goal. As a mother of two school-aged daughters, I know school curriculums and can help you studying for the AP Japanese course too.

I am very friendly, patient and a good listener.

I have a tutoring office in Los Altos but can travel to another location if that is more convenient for you. I will try to be flexible with scheduling. While I have a 24 hours cancellation policy, I am happy to offer a make up class.

I am looking forward to hearing from you!


Best,
Kumiko

Testimonials

"Wonderful Japanese Tutor for Business People"

- Mark, Union City, CA on 5/13/14
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Education

Kobe University (in Japan)
Education

Education

Kobe University (in Japan) (Education)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Los Altos, CA 94024

Kumiko’s Subjects

Language:
Japanese
Homeschool:
Japanese
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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