A close-knit, fiercely loyal group.

Noriko, wife and mother

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Noriko earned her MA at Stanford University, and was a loan officer at Barclay's Bank before becoming the source of stability in our household.

Hiroko, 1st daughter

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Hiroko earned her MA (under me) and PhD (at the University of Tokyo) by comparing the intonation patterns of Japanese phrases spoken by native and non-native speakers. She teaches Japanese language in China at Northeast Normal University.

Takafumi, 1st son

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Takafumi earned his MA (under me) and his PhD (at the Tokyo Institute of Technology) by developing and evaluating learning methods for verbal and non-verbal discourse skills. He teaches Japanese language in Sapporo at Hokkai Gakuen University.

Miki, 2nd daughter

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Miki earned her MA under me by developing and evaluating project-oriented learning methods for high school English. She continues to teach at Sapporo Kaisei High School.

Noriaki, 2nd son

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Noriaki earned his MA and PhD concurrently to teaching at Sapporo Kaisei High School. He develops and analyzes audio-video classroom corpora in order to train teachers to teach English through English.

Naomi, 3rd daughter

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Naomi earned her MA under me by developing and evaluating sing-along methods to learn English language pronunciation. She taught at Shiranuka High School.

Sirokuro, dog and mascot

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Sirokuro in Japanese, Black and White in English, and Zwartenwit in Dutch, our faithful canine is also the mascot of our courseware.

Join the family

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Our family demands unwavering dedication and absolute perfection. You will receive solid attention and logical guidance. First visit us, then join us if we all agree that is the best.