About

Hi! I’m Akiko Suzuki.
I have been teaching Japanese here in Tokyo for about 20 years.

I’m sharing learning tips, updates etc on social media, too.
Enjoy!

Patreon:
https://www.patreon.com/akokitamura

Twitter:
https://twitter.com/akokitamura

YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/c/akokitamura

Podcast:
https://anchor.fm/akokitamura

Instagram:
https://www.instagram.com/nihongolessons

Facebook:
https://facebook.com/akonihongolessons

Buy me a coffee :
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Thank you for your support!

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News

2021.7
I’m having a workshop collaborating with Code Chrysalis for learning Japanese.
Free N3-level Japanese class: Learn Japanese with Nintendo’s software!

2021.3.23
My YouTube channel and podcast are featured in Tofugu’s article

2021.3.21
I was interviewed by 日本語ジャーナル. I talked about my career and current projects etc.
*This interview is in Japanese

2020.12.10
2021年1月にTODA Academy で講師を務めることになりました。
フリーランス日本語教師の仕事に興味のある方を対象としたセミナーで
・日本語教師としてのSNS活用法
・企業を顧客に持つということ
・私がゲーム/IT業界専門の教師になった経緯
・強みを活かしたレッスンを展開するには
などなど二時間お話させていただきます!詳しくは戸田先生のwebサイトをご覧ください。
I’m having a seminar for Japanese teachers in January 2021. I’ll talk about how I use social media, especially Twitter and how I became a teacher for the game/IT industry etc.

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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