Ho Chi Minh CITY

– Learn Japanese (Nihongo) in a group or one-on-one, offline or online (Zoom)
– Course books: “Marugoto,” which is designed to improve communicative language skills required in everyday situations
– Lesson flow:
1) Learn the objectives
2) Look at the photos and illustrations, and say the new words and sentence patterns while listening to the recording
3) Listen to a variety of natural contextualised conversations
4) Discover the rule of language usage including grammar points
5) Try using the expressions in the conversations you listened to
– Additional materials: Graded readers (short stories) to familiarise yourself with Japanese culture


– Marugoto: https://www.marugoto.org/en/about/
– Online resources of Marugoto: https://marugotoweb.jp/en/
– Short stories: https://tadoku.org/japanese/graded-readers/
– Irodori: https://www.irodori.jpf.go.jp/en/index.html


- Teaching Japanese to Vietnamese and expats in HCMC for more than four years since 2016 - Teach small groups and one-on-one - Specialise in elementary and intermediate levels (A1, A2 and B1) using "Marugoto" textbooks and their online resources - Taught essay writing classes for advanced level


- BA Minor in Linguistics (Sophia, Tokyo) - Passed JLTCT (Japanese Language Teaching Competency Test) - Completed CELTA (Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) - News translator in Tokyo for 8 years - University administrator in NZ for 8 years

Teaching Style

- Help students up four skills using task/situation-based textbooks and graded readers - Can teach one-on-one or in a group (4 to 8 students per class)  - Teach offline in my home or online by Zoom - Give you obligation-free advice on your nihongo communicative skills at an interview with any learners who have seen this post. Contact me.
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  • Gilles Dufour

    Rating 5 / 5

    By far the best Japanenese teacher I had the chance to study with.

    Perfect English (if needed), native, Professionnal, you will definitly not regret to get in touch with Mr SASAKI if you want to learn Japanese.

    Warmly recommended

  • Vu Linh Phuong


    I have a son at 9 and he wants to study Japanese this summer holiday. Please contact me. Thank you.

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