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My name is Akiko Suzuki.
I completed the 420-hour Japanese education training course at ARK academy and have been teaching Japanese here in Tokyo for years.
Let me know your ideas and/or goals for learning Japanese please.
Working together, we will plan your lessons so they are enjoyable and effective!


Group Lessons
Master 24 important grammar points and improve your listening and speaking skills!
Maximum 4 students
Read more here.


Private Lessons
Lessons can take place at your office in Tokyo or online
All levels welcome
Monday to Friday 10:00 – 16:00 JST
Read more here.


Live Japanese Lessons
Join my Online Live Japanese Lesson using Zoom!
– Try Japanese lessons taught by an experienced teacher at a reasonable price.
– You don’t need to sign up to a long-term contract.
– The lessons are interactive. Join my lesson using the chat function!

YouTube and Patreon
Enjoy my videos made based on each live lesson!


News

Thank you for your interest. Unfortunately I’m not currently accepting any new students for private lessons. Please sign up to my mailing list for future updates.

2020.8.8
I created a server on Discord. It’s only for my patrons on Patreon. I hope the server will be a place where people enjoy chatting in Japanese. Check out my blogpost about the details.
https://www.patreon.com/posts/join-my-discord-40104802

2020.7.28
I started podcast for learners of Japanese!You can listen to it on Spotify, Apple podcasts, Google podcasts etc.
https://anchor.fm/akokitamura
I choose a topic for each episode and talk about it!

2020.1.20
Next month I’m having a workshop collaborating with Code Chrysalis for learning Japanese.
[Free N4-N3-level Japanese Class] How to Message in Japanese?

2019.12.25
2020年2月に都内日本語学校(リンゲージ 日本語学校)主催で日本語教師と日本語教師の仕事に興味がある方を対象としてセミナーを開催いたします。
前半は私自身について、ゲーム/IT業界専門の日本語教師となった経緯や現在の働き方などをお話し、後半は過去に実際に行ったワークショップ(日本語の授業)を再現します。
詳細はこのPDFをご覧ください。
I’m having a seminar for Japanese teachers in February 2020. I’ll talk about my career especially about how I became a Japanese teacher in the game and IT industry. Check this PDF for the detailed information.

2019.10.19
I’m having a workshop collaborating with Code Chrysalis for learning Japanese.
Japanese Twitter: Online slang, describing things, hashtags, and more!

2019.7.19
I’m having a workshop collaborating with Code Chrysalis for learning Japanese.
Free N4-N3-level Japanese Class: Read and Discuss the Book about Satoru Iwata

2019.1.19
My Twitter account @akokitamura is featured on The Japan Times!

2018.1.20
My Student Marion made Suiren, website for learning Japanese.
“Suiren [lilypad] is a fun way to explore the Japanese language using Kanji to hop from one word to another, creating memorable connections.”
Very interesting and fun idea. Check it out!

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