Rinko Sakuma : Japanese

Rinko Sakuma
Subject : Japanese
Native : Japanese
United Kingdom
(1774) Lessons
(1126) Reviews
Last class : Yesterday
3 days ago
45 Min : $22.53 / £17.69 / €20.14

Hello, my name is Rinko Sakuma and I'm 38 years old and currently living in United Kingdom. I am a native Japanese speaker and teach Japanese. I have taught online with Verbalplanet.com since January 2009. I can speak the following languages fluently: Japanese, English.

Detailed Profile in English

About me

I am a fully qualified Japanese trainer currently teaching corporate and private groups in the UK. I have worked in the USA, Australia and the UK due to my love of travel and international relations.

My teaching experience with Japanese has ranged from young learners through to MDs and company directors. Whoever I teach, the methodology remains the same...dynamic,communicative, student centered and fun!

I will be happy to guide you in your Japanese studies whether you are a complete beginner or seasoned learner.

Aside from languages I enjoy sports and pop music.

Qualifications & Experience

BSC Hons International Studies

Japanese Language Instructors Qualification

Postgraduate Certificate TJFL (Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language)

Postgraduate Diploma (Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language)

Experienced in public school and private sector teaching. Experience with young learners and adults.

Experienced in training teachers in Japan and UK.

I am currently working as a Japanese teacher in the UK.

Teaching Approach

I have experience teaching both Japanese and English at levels from beginner to advanced. I follow a modern student centered communicative approach which has been developed through years of public and private teaching experience. The emphasis in my lessons will always be on guided production allowing you to start speaking Japanese straight away.

My last class was :

22 Jun 2017
By : dcorey00
Subject : Japanese 

I have been tutored by Rinko Sensei for more than a year. In that time I have passed the N5 exam and am near completion of the Genki II book. Rinko is engaging, detailed oriented and quite fun to learn with. I highly recommend learning with Rinko.

22 Jun 2017
By : Tim D
Subject : Japanese 

Really enjoyed my first lesson, She was very quick in gauging my ability and had good exercises to begin with!

21 Jun 2017
By : GlumDragonFly
Subject : Japanese 

Still having fun!

17 Jun 2017
By : Matthew S
Subject : Japanese 

Very useful first lesson, already booking my second. ありがとうございます!

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