Kaz Hattori

Kaz H.

Ithaca, NY
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Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Over the years I've used different books to teach, and I've found that the following books have worked well for my students:
- Youths (Ages 10 - 17): Japanese for Young People; Japanese from Zero
- College Students: Genki; Elementary Japanese
- Adults: Japanese for Busy People
- For the intermediate Japanese learners: Japanese Tutor - Grammar and Vocabulary Workbook.
- I can also get the textbooks that the students use at their classrooms.
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Kaz teaches



Kaz delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 10+

Teaching since:

I am a native Japanese speaker, born and raised in Japan. After moving to the U.S. to attend college, I worked for a couple of U.S companies before I came to work for Cornell University in Ithaca, NY, as a staff member.

My tutoring sessions are usually held on the Cornell University campus or at coffee shops in Ithaca. I also provide interactive online lessons using Skype. My services include: spoken and written language lessons; school work supplement for high school- and college-level courses; and cultural and travel preparations.

I offer a free initial interview session to see how I can best customize my lessons for each student. We can decide which material would be appropriate for the individual students at the initial interview session. (Please note that the students are responsible for providing their own materials.)

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Japanese Tutor
Jan 2014 - Present

Currently teaching students who are middle-school through college ages and adults.
Over 600 hours of tutoring time.

Project Manager
Jan 2007 - Present
Cornell University


Jan 1991 - May 1996
James Madison University


Professional Proficiency
Fluent / Native Proficiency


Project Management Professional
Mar 2015
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Mar 2015

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