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Ron C.

Rochester, MI

$45/hr

Business Professional Specializing in Japanese, ESL, and Excel

Usually responds in about 11 hours

Business Professional Specializing in Japanese, ESL, and Excel

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I am a business professional with experience in Financial Services, Real Estate and Information Technology. I am Japanese bilingual, having lived, worked and traveled in Japan. I developed a love and appreciation for Japan, the language, and the people. I want to share that fascination with others.

I like tutoring because the content can be tailored to the individual, based on their circumstances and interests. I establish a solid foundation in understanding the sentence structure and build the vocabulary on top of it. I teach hiragana early to further aid in building a strong foundation for learning.

I've been a computer programming tutor and instructor for two separate groups of Japanese employees of an Information Technology company, teaching them in their native language. I've taught introductory Japanese to a variety of people, including:
- a business person preparing to relocate to Japan
- children 5 to 12 years old

I've also taught English as a Second Language to a number of Japanese and other foreign expats.

Those I've worked with find that I'm very personable and enjoy working with people. I relate well to learners of Japanese because I've gone through it and understand their perspective and issues. I'm also a long time user of Microsoft Word and Excel, willing to help with pivot tables, conditional formatting, vlookup and other functions.

I moved to Japan as a 19 year old missionary. Two years later, I returned to the US and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Utah State University, with an emphasis in Finance, and minors in Japanese and Economics. I also have a Master's of Business Administration from the University of Michigan, graduating with High Distinction (top 10%).

I completed an internship in Tokyo for the Mitsubishi Corporation and have traveled to Japan otherwise on several occasions for business and pleasure.

I enjoy teaching, reading, learning, and participating in sports. I mountain bike and play basketball, tennis and soccer.

Testimonials

"Patient and great tutor"

- Leena, West Bloomfield, MI on 8/10/12
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Reading, Writing
Computer:
Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft Word
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Japanese
History:
American History, Government & Politics, Religion, World History
Elementary Education:
Reading
Business:
Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
English, ESL/ESOL, Japanese,
Reading, Writing
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Japanese,
Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft Word

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.

Japanese

Beginning and intermediate Japanese, tailored to the situation and needs of the individual students. Excellent for any age and situation including youth, seniors, students, business.

Microsoft Excel

Extensive, day to day experience in Excel. I'm able to simplify Excel and show you how to do the things you need using pivot tables, conditional formatting, filters, and key formulas and shortcuts.

My focus is on business applications of Excel. Whether you need help with a particular project, or just want some general tutoring, I'm happy to help.

Utah State University
University of Michigan
MBA

Education

Utah State University

University of Michigan (MBA)

Patient and great tutor — Ron has been teaching my three girls ages 11 to 6 Japanese since Oct 2011. He is an American business man who is fluent in Japanese. My kids are very interested in the language and he makes the learning fun. He is very patient with the kids and keep them in focus by giving them quizzes. I highly recommend him to teach other families. ...

— Leena, West Bloomfield, MI on 8/10/12

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

$5 per hour for each additional person

Travel policy

Ron will travel within 10 miles of Rochester, MI 48307.


About Ron

I am a business professional with experience in Financial Services, Real Estate and Information Technology. I am Japanese bilingual, having lived, worked and traveled in Japan. I developed a love and appreciation for Japan, the language, and the people. I want to share that fascination with others.

I like tutoring because the content can be tailored to the individual, based on their circumstances and interests. I establish a solid foundation in understanding the sentence structure and build the vocabulary on top of it. I teach hiragana early to further aid in building a strong foundation for learning.

I've been a computer programming tutor and instructor for two separate groups of Japanese employees of an Information Technology company, teaching them in their native language. I've taught introductory Japanese to a variety of people, including:
- a business person preparing to relocate to Japan
- children 5 to 12 years old

I've also taught English as a Second Language to a number of Japanese and other foreign expats.

Those I've worked with find that I'm very personable and enjoy working with people. I relate well to learners of Japanese because I've gone through it and understand their perspective and issues. I'm also a long time user of Microsoft Word and Excel, willing to help with pivot tables, conditional formatting, vlookup and other functions.

I moved to Japan as a 19 year old missionary. Two years later, I returned to the US and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Utah State University, with an emphasis in Finance, and minors in Japanese and Economics. I also have a Master's of Business Administration from the University of Michigan, graduating with High Distinction (top 10%).

I completed an internship in Tokyo for the Mitsubishi Corporation and have traveled to Japan otherwise on several occasions for business and pleasure.

I enjoy teaching, reading, learning, and participating in sports. I mountain bike and play basketball, tennis and soccer.

Testimonials

"Patient and great tutor"

- Leena, West Bloomfield, MI on 8/10/12
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Education

Utah State University
University of Michigan
MBA

Education

Utah State University

University of Michigan (MBA)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required

$5 per hour for each additional person

Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Rochester, MI 48307

Ron’s Subjects

English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Reading, Writing
Computer:
Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft Word
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Japanese
History:
American History, Government & Politics, Religion, World History
Elementary Education:
Reading
Business:
Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
English, ESL/ESOL, Japanese,
Reading, Writing
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Japanese,
Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft Word

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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