Nice to meet you, I'm Kristie Boswell. My hometown is a small island off the southeastern coast of the U.S.A., but I never stay in one place for too long. Places I've been
include Dubai, U.A.E. for my graduate school's global immersion program and central Japan where I worked as an ALT for three years. Teaching English to learners of all ages and levels is
something I'm passionate about! I strive to properly understand my students and help you meet your personal goals. Let's study hard and lead fun lives!
Hobbies: writing, translation, cosplay, voice over, dance
Level in Japanese: Upper Intermediate (N3)
English Teaching Experience of: 3+ years
Areas of Expertise: TESOL, Conversational, Business, Exams (IELTS, TOEIC, TOEFL, EIKEN)
Current job: English teacher
Your first class with me will be focused on you: I will evaluate your level
and ask some questions that will help me plan a perfect program for you, personalized to make sure you'll have exactly the type of English class you prefer. Since it's a 1:1 class, your input is
important. Now a little about me: I'm a very experienced (20+ years) American teacher. I live in crazy Mexico City. I'm enthusiastic, professional, dedicated, and respectful. I have taught on the
university level, directed my own private school, and also have vast experience working virtually with Japanese students. I have taught many kinds of classes: conversation, pronunciation, business,
test prep (TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS, etc.). I am especially experienced in advanced grammar/writing and test prep and have authored over 15 award-winning textbooks, including 5-Step TOEFL Prep for
Japanese Speakers. I have a degree in English and have perfect scores on TOEFL exams; I have TESOL & TEFL certification. I enjoy sharing my Western culture with my students and I’m able to
competently discuss a wide variety of topics and current events; I am also very interested in Japanese culture. Thanks for your consideration and I look forward to working with you soon!
Hobbies: I love gastronomy (& writing about food) and playing jazz piano.
Level in Japanese: Very limited. I took a semester in college & recently started studying again.
English teaching experience of: 20+ year(s)
Area of expertise: Advanced grammar/writing, test prep, conversation & pronunciation
Current job: Director of my own small language school & virtual teacher for Japanese students
Hello! My name is Tim Guire, and I am from the United States. I currently live in Tanabe City, which is located in southern Wakayama Prefecture. I have been teaching English since I arrived in Japan in January 2000. During my time in Japan, I have been fortunate to work in a variety of English-teaching fields. I have quite a bit of experience teaching Business English to rank-and-file employees up to company presidents and small business owners, and I have taught Academic and test English to students at several universities. I like to challenge students so that they can improve their speaking abilities and increase their motivation. I look forward to working with you to achieve your English goals.
Hobbies: Listening to music, exercising,
Level in Japanese: Beginner
English teaching experience of: 17 year(s)
Area of expertise: Business, Academic and Testing English
Current job: English teacher
Hello, my name is Andre Cannon. I was born and raised in Atlanta Georgia in the United States of America. I moved to Inagi Japan in October 2016. I started teaching as an ALT in two middle schools and one JHS in April 2017. I spent the last 16 years working for the largest cellular phone company in America where I was a Business Analyst and Consultant. I trained everyone from new hires all the way up to the Vice President on systems, policy, and procedure. My hobbies are exercise and Personal Training, and listening to all genres of music. Just as I help people reach their fitness goal personal training, I am sure I can help you reach your English goal, because I customize each lesson for each student to make sure the goal is reached. I look forward to seeing and speaking to you soon.
Hobbies: Exercise and Personal Training, and listening to all genres of music.
Level in Japanese: Very little, but I am learning more each day
English teaching experience of: Less than one year, but I have experience training adults in a large corporation
Area of expertise: Business Consulting
Current job: ALT
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Hello, my name is Mandy. I am from Texas in America. I’ve been living and working in Japan for four and a half years. I wanted to live in Japan since I was a Junior High school student because of the beautiful nature, kind people, interesting culture and safe living conditions. In America, I was a nutrition educator who taught adults how to eat healthfully. I love the education field so I decided to combine my passion for teaching with my love for Japan and move here to pursue my English teaching career. I have really enjoyed meeting many wonderful people in Japan and hope to continue living here with my husband and our dog for a long time. I also look forward to meeting many new lifelong friends.
Hobbies: Cooking, swimming, watching movies, playing with my dog
Level in Japanese: Beginner
English teaching experience of: 4 1/2 year(s)
Area of expertise: Business, grammar, pronunciation
Current job: Private English Teacher, Cooking Instructor
Hello! My name is Hayden Miles. I am from Seattle, Washington in the United States of America. However, now, I live in Nagano, Japan and work here as an English
teacher. My hobbies include basketball, skiing, learning Japanese, and spending time with my friends or family. I enjoy teaching English very much and hope to meet you soon!
Hobbies: Basketball, reading, writing, studying Japanese.
Level in Japanese: high-intermediate
English teaching experience of: 4 year(s)
Area of expertise: English Pronunciation
Current job: Assistant Language Teacher (ALT)
My name is Jennifer.
I've been teaching English for about 5 years and I'm currently working on my MA in TESOL. In 2013 I received my CELTA certificate. I've studied Japanese for about 12 years now and at least have passed N4 but preparing for N3 this year. So, I'm very comfortable with working with beginner students as well as advanced. I look forward to meeting you!
Hobbies: Learning languages, traveling, watching movies
Level in Japanese: Upper Intermediate (Passed N4, working on N3)
English teaching experience of: 6 year(s)
Area of expertise: Helping all levels with conversation, writing, grammar, and reading practice
Current job: Assistant teacher at Japanese preschool
Hello everyone. My name is Jessie. I'm originally from Florida in the United States, but have been living in Northern
Japan since 2010. I like travelling, cooking, and playing games like Tsum Tsum on my phone. I have a Master's Degree in Teaching English, and so I'm sure that I can help you
improve! I look forward to meeting you.
Hobbies: Travelling, Cooking, Reading, Exercise
Level in Japanese: Conversational
English teaching experience: more than 10 years; 5 years in Japan.
Area of expertise: Conversation, Reading Comprehension, Writing
Current job: English Teacher
My name is Joseph Longfellow and I am from the United States of America. I have been an English teacher for over 10 years, and I have experience in the classroom and online. I have had the honor to teach many different cultures and nationalities, Japanese people being one of them. In my spare time I enjoy traveling, reading, learning about different people and their cultures, and spending time with family. Teaching is a passion and I strive to give knowledge and support to all my students. I try to build a great relationship and bond, that way my students are comfortable and more confident. It would be an honor and pleasure to have you as my student.
Hobbies: Travel, learning different cultures, movies, reading
Level in Japanese: None
English teaching experience: over 10 years
Area of expertise: business and casual conversation, pronunciation, grammar, Ielts, toefl, reading, and general English.
Current job: English professor and online English teacher
Hello everyone! My name is Jay Batalla and I'm from the United States of America. I've been living in Japan for more than five years and I absolutely love it here, especially the food and baseball. I've been an English teacher for more than six years now and I love to teach English to people learning for the first time or wanting to improve it. I'm very excited to meet you all and look forward to seeing you shortly.
rugby, baseball, and American Football. I also enjoy watching movies
Level in Japanese: Between N5 and N4
English teaching experience of: six years
Area of expertise: Everything but mostly conversational and business
Current job: English Teacher at an International Preschool
Hello, my name is Jasmine. I love learning about other cultures and learning new language, as well as doing various philanthropic projects around the world. I have a long history in business, so if you're interested in learning a more business type of English, I'm probably the person for you! Aside from my academic related interests, I also love playing soccer, the piano, reading, or watching sports games at a nearby pub.
Hobbies: Micro International Development, Entrepreneurship, Traveling, Hiking, Yoga
Level in Japanese: Intermediate
English Teaching Experience: 1 year
Current Job: Consultant
Brian has over 12 years of experience teaching English as a second language in Mexico, South Korea, and Indonesia. He holds master’s degrees in Instructional Design
for Online Learning, Business Administration, and Educational Administration as well as a teaching certificate in teaching English as a second language. In addition, Brian is a corporate trainer
for three different 5-star hotels in
Hobbies: Swimming, Biking, Hiking, Learning About History
Level in Japanese: None
English teaching experience of: 15 year(s)
Area of expertise: Business English, TOEFL, IELTS, English for Hospitality Workers
Current job: English Teacher, Management Consultant
Hi, my name is James Landreth. I'm from the city of Seattle in the United States of America and I'm excited to teach help you improve your English. I recently graduated from college with a 4 year degree in Foreign Languages. I have studied Chinese, German, and Spanish and have spent a lot of time overseas. Now I teach English on the internet and manage a farm. My interests are fishing, traveling, cooking, and of course learning languages. I am familiar with business vocabulary, Environmental vocabulary, and vocabulary for politics. I love learning languages and I am excited to help you learn English!
Hobbies: Traveling, hiking, fishing, kayaking, and reading
Level in Japanese: Beginner
English teaching experience: 2 years
Areas of expertise: Business English, environmental vocabulary, political/news casting vocabulary
Current job: Translator, farm manager, English teacher (online)