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Rinko Sakuma : Japanese
Rinko Sakuma
Japanese Native
Sessions: 3109
Last class: 5+ days
 1558 Reviews: 100% Positive
     
£20.49 / €23.55 / $27.62
  Hello, my name is Rinko Sakuma and I'm 41 years old and currently living in the United Kingdom. I am a native Japanese speaker and teach Japanese. I have been an online Japanese teacher with Verbalplanet since January 2009. I can speak the following languages fluently: Japanese, English.  
My Latest Feedback
15 Oct 2018
 
Stephanie A
 Another excellent lesson. Rinko-san is helping me to review difficult lessons in Genki 2. 
09 Oct 2018
 
Kevin B
 Rinko is a very patient tutor - examples are relevant and the class is very fun!  
05 Oct 2018
 
Stephanie A
 I always enjoy our lessons and I learn so much each time!! 
02 Oct 2018
 
Kevin B
 Rinko is an excellent teacher, very well prepared, patient and hilarious! I wasn't sure what I was getting into, but now I'm very excited for my next Japanese lesson - arigatou Rinko! 
21 Sep 2018
 
tbellhappy
 I had a challenging assignment which I got through with Rinko in a very short period of time. Thank you.  
20 Sep 2018
 
seantiree
 Good teacher 
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About me - English

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.

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