Center for Japanese Language Education,the University of Tokyo

Individual Tutoring Sessions

The Center for Japanese Language Education's Japanese teaching staff provides private Japanese lessons to the international students of the University of Tokyo and some other people (see below) by appointment.

Eligibility

TThe lessons are available for 1) international students of the University of Tokyo, 2) foreign researchers of the University of Tokyo, and 3) their spouses who are enrolling in the "General Course" of the Center for Japanese Language Education.

Description

Support for Japanese language study
To provide consultation for studying Japanese language and advice on reference books
To answer questions on Japanese language (such as grammar, words and phrases, "kanji", and conversation skills)
To help students practice conversation practice, check compositions*, etc.

* The staff will check your compositions with the purpose of supporting your Japanese language study. However, this is not a personal coaching service to check and make corrections on your report, research plan, master's thesis, doctoral thesis, or publication paper in your specialized field. Instead, you may consult your academic advisor or tutor for necessary guidance and advice.

Time schedule

Usually, six to nine time slots (one time frame is 30 minutes) are available per week. However, time slots are not fixed and change depending on the time of the year in order to meet various needs. The time slots are posted on the notice board placed at the entrance of the Center for Japanese Language Education's lecture hall on the 5th floor (Room No. 504) every one month.

Registration

  1. On the "Tutorial Sign-up Sheet" posted on the notice board placed at the entrance of the Center for Japanese Language Education's lecture hall on the 5th floor (Room No. 504), write your name in the available time slots. One time slot (frame) is 30 minutes. A student is allowed to book up to two slots (total 60 minutes) shown in the sign-up sheet. You may book two time slots consecutively, or individually, or just one slot.
  2. In addition to 1), pick up a "Tutorial Sign-up Card" placed near the notice board, fill in the required information (name, department, contact details, description of your requests on what you wish to learn), and insert it inside the envelope placed on the door of the professor's office.

Note

  1. If you need to cancel your booking, please make sure to inform the professor in advance.
  2. In principle, booking a tutorial on the day itself is not accepted even if there are available time slots in the sign-up sheet.

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