My schedule are all shown as not available. However, if you are interested in my lesson, please contact me via Skype. my Skype ID: "hiro8618365"
Nice to me you. I am "hiro"!
I focus on listening and speaking. Not reading and writing.
Do you remember how we learned your mother tongue in your childhood?
Your parent, especially, your mom talked to you and listen to you nicely, carefully, and patiently.
You didn't learn from reading and writing.
In my lesson, I try to be like your mom in terms of language learning.
I try to use only Japanese as always as possible. I try to introduce you new idiom or vocab by explaining only in Japanese. Like your mom did to you. (I use least English as needed.)
I believe that most important thing in a language learning is immersing yourself in a target language as long as you can.
Immersing yourself completely. This is very important.
When immersing yourself in that language, think everything in that language in your brain. Don't think in your native language.
Every language is totally different. Every language has each cultural background. So, as long as you convert new language into your native tongue, you never get to be fluent and natural.
For me, I have been learning English long time and there were many experiences that my English doesn't make sense to native speakers.
My unnatural accent, usage, and word order are different from natives'. Especially, the idioms and vocals that I learned by understanding them in my native tongue.
If you try to study hard the new language by always converting it into native language, most of the effort you make would be unreturned. That's sad.
So, I focus on listening and speaking.
Always learn new idiom or vocab by listening. Remember them by listening them often, not by seeing them by your eyes.
I give you MP3 recorded with my native sounds of new learned Japanese words every lesson.
When you get used to the sound of them, you gradually start to speak them by imitating the sound that you have in your brain. Just like a child.
If you are interested in my way of learning, feel free to talk to me. Any questions are welcome. Contact me on Skype! (my Skype ID: hiro8618365)
・I have a bachelor's degree of "Aero space engineering".
・After graduated from university, I stayed in Australia for 1 year, working for a college as a Japanese language teacher.
・After came back to Japan, I had worked in Japan, almost as a programmer and system engineer over 10 years.
・I have experience of working with English speakers in English.
・I also have different work experience, such as a care staff for handicapped people in a special facility.
・As a volunteer, I am teaching English and Math to children.
・I have experience of working as a translator(a translation from English to Japanese) for forign companies.
I had been working as a computer programmer in Japan over 10 years. So, I can help you learn technical terms relating to it if you like.
- Play drum sets (Jazz, Rock, Funk, Hip hop)
- Rock climbing (almost indoor rock climbing)
- Overseas TV drama
- Growing vegetables
- DIY (ex. my own rock climbing wall in my garage, rocket stove, raised bed)
- Walk a dog (love the beagle dog)
- Travel (inside Japan, Korea, China, Hongkong, Taiwan, Australia, USA)
The hobbies that I am recently into are Growing vegetables and Overseas TV drama.
As for Growing vegetables, I am taking care of variety of vegetables organically. I haven't got any large farming machines, so it is quite physical activity with using only traditional farm tools such as hoe. However, it's good exercises. And I feel relaxed being in the nature. Also, witnessing the growth of vegetables makes me impressed wonder nature.
As for foreign TV drama, I am currently enjoying the Prison Break. It's exciting and heart-pounding, isn't it? I watch this all the time only with English sound and English subtitles, without Japanese subtitles. It is so enjoyable to follow the story that I forget about the time. At the same time, it becomes very good learning for English.
・Great teacher !
・very good teacher
・Excellent teacher for beginners! He can adjust to the student's needs.