Mika Roode
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Mika Roode

Mika R.

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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
My approach is to teach practical Japanese rather than” text book” Japanese, and I teach teenage and adult learners from beginner to intermediate level. I will be using text books/materials for grammatical study, but the main focus will be natural speaking skills. That way you will be ready to use your Japanese whenever you visit Japan, watch Japanese anime/manga or talk to Japanese people. Therefore, my lessons will be more conversational and there will be a lot of interactions.

The reason for valuing and focusing on "practical" skills is that although I was born and grew up in Japan, I have spent half of my life in other countries. And, since I have lived so long in non-Japanese speaking countries, I sincerely understand how hard it is to learn and communicate in a foreign language. So gaining and improving useful and practical language skills are very important for me.

About Mika R.

Hello everyone,
I am Mika, and I’m a native Japanese speaker.
Although I was born and grew up in Japan, I have spent half of my life in other countries.
Since I have lived so long in non-Japanese speaking countries, I sincerely understand how hard it is to learn and communicate in a foreign language. So I want to make our lessons fun and also practical. That way you can start to use your Japanese skills quickly in real life.

Please let me know if you have any questions, and I’m looking forward to meeting you.

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Mika is a fantastic teacher. By the end of the first lesson, I was already understanding and constructing simple sentences and conversing in Japanese. She is a very patient and encouraging teacher, and very good at explaining how the language works. I highly recommend her!

Posted Jul 12, 2021

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