Aichi Kenritsu University
Oklahoma City University (MEd)
As a native speaker with an advanced degree in education, I have over 28 years of experience in collegiate and corporate teaching. Currently, I give one-on-one private lessons and small group lessons mainly to business professionals and college students at my Evanston facility, at students' homes, and on-site at companies in the Chicago area.
As a native speaker with an advanced degree in education, I have over 28 years of experience in collegiate and corporate teaching. Currently, I give one-on-one private lessons and small group lessons mainly to business professionals and college students at my Evanston facility, at
I completely enjoyed working with Sensei N. She totally understood my short-term needs (an upcoming trip to Japan) and also my long-term goal of general conversation improvement. She made me feel confident and unafraid of making ridiculous mistakes. I would highly recommend her to anyone who loves Japanese language and Japan.
It has been a pleasure being tutored by Noguchi Sensei for the past few months. She is extremely knowledgeable and customizes lessons to bring out your maximum potential. I have mostly self-studied before and she was able to easily gauge my level and help fill in the gaps. I especially loved how much she challenged me and pushed me to become a better Japanese conversationalist. I have improved by leaps and bounds in such a short time with her. You will not regret a single lesson with Noguchi Sensei, and you will definitely see an improvement, no matter what your level is!
I am very excited to have lessons with Sensei N. I learn so much each time and I go home feeling happy and confident to do my homework. Sensei is always patient and very friendly when we practice. Arigatou gozaimasu sensei !
Sensei taught me the basics and foundation to write and read hiragana characters. It was an intensive three hour class but it worth it! I was able to take it all in and feel confidant about hiragana. And she was really nice to help point me in the right direction to self-study Japanese. Thank you again Sensei!
Sensei is teaching me beginning Japanese. She is very interactive and teaches with games and visual aids which make it easy to learn.
Sensei has helped me tremendously with identifying learning goals, correcting mistakes in oral conversations, and speeding up my progress in preparing for my Japanese-Language Proficiency Test. She has great patience and is always responsive, well prepared for classes and very kind. I have enjoyed every lesson in the past and will recommend her to anyone looking for a Japanese tutor!
Lessons with Sensei are definitely what I was hoping for in a Japanese tutor. She inquires about and determines how much you know and what you're looking for in these lessons, and subsequently has many lesson ideas, exercises, and games to take it from there. Getting to speak Japanese with Sensei has been helping me so much more than learning just from a book or online. Her kind and cheerful demeanor also makes you feel comfortable to attempt speaking more. Also, because I expressed interest, every once in a while Sensei will incorporate some insight into current Japanese culture into our lesson, which is super fun. I am very happy with my lessons with her, and look forward to lessons every week!
Sensei has only worked with my son for a few sessions, but has made a huge impact. She alternates between moving slowly as he learns, then quickly to repeat what he's learned. She has not only improved his grades, but also his confidence that he is capable. Arigato.
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