Meet the Live Lingua Japanese Teachers

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  • Yuka Claboine Profile Photo Yuka Claboine From: Japan

    Yuka was born in Kyoto, Japan where She graduated from Doshisha Women's Junior College. She also graduated from Mary Baldwin College in Virginia in the USA. She has lived in the US for 20 years. She is an experienced teacher who has taught...


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  • Ayumi Kang Profile Photo Ayumi Kang From: Japan

    Ayumi was born in Noheji town, Aomori prefecture, Japan. She has a bachelor degree in Japanese literature from International Christian University in Tokyo, Japan and a master degree in Japanese language teaching from Akita International...


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  • Akuri Lingenfelter Profile Photo Akuri Lingenfelter From: Japan

    Akuri was born and grew up in Yokohama, Japan, and after graduating from Ferris University in Japan, she moved to Arkansas, U. S. A. and received a degree in B. S. Marketing from Arkansas State University. Since her graduation from ASU in 1997...


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  • Shinobu Murata Verhagen Profile Photo Shinobu Murata Verhagen From: Japan

    Shinobu was born in Aichi prefecture, Japan and came to Canada in 1997, where she is currently living on Salt Spring Island on the west coast of Canada. She graduated in Japanese Literature and minored in Education from the University of Aichi...


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  • Yoshihito Noda Profile Photo Yoshihito Noda From: Japan

    Yoshi has been teaching Japanese as a second language since 2003. He has Japanese teaching experiences in US, UK, Japan and The Netherlands. He was also company owner of a language school in Tokyo for 8 years. His school specialized in...


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  • Tomoko Crawford Profile Photo Tomoko Crawford From: Japan

    Tomoko is a native Japanese speaker who has lived in the United States since 2003. She is an experienced teacher with a BA in Japanese as a second language and has been teaching since 1998. She served in the Japanese Peace Corps as a Japanese...


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  • Takashi Shikauchi Profile Photo Takashi Shikauchi From: Japan

    With years' of experience as a Japanese Language Teacher, he is adept in developing and implementing lessons/courses, managing students, and helping students advance their understanding of Japanese language and culture. Moreover, while his on-...


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  • Akemi Vitoriano Profile Photo Akemi Vitoriano From: Japan

    Akemi was born in Hyogo, in the city of Nishinomiya. After high school she moved to Osaka, where she started to meet people from all around the world. She enjoyed talking to people of different backgrounds and cultures. She currently lives in...


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  • Rina Takaya Profile Photo Rina Takaya From: Japan

    Rina is from Hokkaido, Japan, and would love to teach Japanese and share her culture with others from around the world. She has a lot of experience teaching Japanese to English speakers in Japan. Her hobbies are traveling, snowboarding, and...


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  • Ai Hashimoto Profile Photo Ai Hashimoto From: Japan

    My name is Ai Hashimoto and I have been teaching Japanese as a foreign language since 2008 and online since 2012. I have taught Japanese in Japan and Canada to students of many ages. I try to make my classes as dynamic and fun as possible to...


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  • Sakura Matsuyama Profile Photo Sakura Matsuyama From: Japan

    Sakura loves to teach Japanese to students from around the world online with Live Lingua. She started by working at local language schools in Japan and then made the change to online. She wants to share the history of Nippon with all of her...


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  • Takao Hirota Profile Photo Takao Hirota From: Japan

    Takao has wide experience of teaching the Japanese language to foreigners, researchers, businessmen, and children. He is interested in seeking mutual understanding through communication via Japanese language. Therefore, he is eager to provide...


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