This course is useful for newcomers to Japan who have already studied some Japanese or long-time residents who want a means of moving to the next stage. The content of this class is adjusted to meet the needs of students. They will be able to practice what they already know as well as to expand their vocabulary. Attention is paid to pronunciation, basic grammar and everyday expressions to improve fluency. Culture notes will be provided to deepen the understanding of the intentions behind the words.
Teacher: Ms. Haruhi Yanagawa
Ms.Yanagawa has been a high school English teacher and private Japanese tutor. She is also an active member of an NPO named Tokyo Free Guide. She has a B.A. degree in American Literature from Shizuoka University and a Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA) through Cambridge University.