22430 ne 39th way
Redmond, wa 98053

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OUR INSTRUCTORS are Master's Degree/Ph.D. holders with several years experience as university faculty, or the equivalent.

 

 

MASTER INSTRUCTOR   Junko

Junko, a Japanese native, has been teaching and translating Japanese in the United States for more than fifteen years.  She is a former Professor of Japanese Language in the Modern Language Department at Morehouse College.  Morehouse College students received the first/second prizes at the Japanese Speech Contest sponsored by the Japanese Consulate General and the Japanese American Society every year during her tenure at Morehouse College.

 

Junko was also an instructor of the nationally televised Georgia Public Broadcasting Japanese language program "Irasshai" for 5 years.  In addition, she was Master Instructor of Japanese at the Foreign Language Institute for many years. 

 

One of her translation works, a documentary film "The Cove" was awarded the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature in 2010.

 

Her teaching method and skill are unique and outstanding.  Her instruction has won high praise and trust  among her students and peers. She has presented at international conferences as a guest speaker on Asian Studies and provided translation and corporate training to various companies doing business in the United States and Japan. 

 

INSTRUCTOR   Miako

Miako has been teaching and translating Japanese in the United States for the last 6 years Miako is bilingual in English and Japanese.  In addition to teaching Japanese at college, she has provided translation and corporate training to various companies doing business in the United States and Japan.  Miako attained her MD in Japanese Language and Culture.

 

INSTRUCTOR   Fred

Fred was born in the United States and is bilingual in English and Japanese.  He lived in Japan for 12 years.  Fred is MBA holder and provides corporate training to various companies.  He is an experienced Japanese language instructor at the University level and has provided English/Japanese translation for more than five years.

 

OTHER INSTRUCTORS   Miyoko,  Kiyoko