I have been teaching for 20 years in general, and I started teaching for Cactus in 2019 in London.
I have been living in the UK for over 28 years now.
I was born in Niigata, Japan. The city is well-known for Japanese sake and rice. The beautiful Sado Island is very close to Niigata, where the world-famous drum group KODO is based.
I have a BA in Japanese Literature and I have been teaching for many years in schools, companies and in private as well.
I have been working for a Japanese editorial company, in a special needs school as a SEN teacher, in a Japanese property agent company and in a Japanese restaurant. I have also held position in an Interpreting/translating company and as a receptionist in an accounting office, in Tokyo.
If I have to name one, the stereotype would be Sushi – maybe Katsu-Curry and Ramen. For special occasions like New Year’s feast on New Year’s day, we have a dish called ‘Osechi’ cuisine.
Seasonal festive events such as Hanami in April (flower viewing in April), Obon and Omatsuri (ancestors days in Summer), and Oomisoka (New Years eve) and Oshogatsu (New year’s event).
I am looking forward to seeing you in my class! それじゃ 授業で会いましょう!
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