Areas of interestMy particular interest lies in the development of materials for students from diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds.
Modules taught: IWLP Japanese Stage 1-3 (currently Stage 1 and 2)
I joined IWLP at the University of Reading in 2001. Prior to that, I taught Japanese full-time for 5 years at the University of Oxford ( B.A. in Japanese), and then for 2 years at the University of Essex (M.A in Japanese). I was teaching English at universities in Japan, before I came to the U.K. to study Applied Linguistics on Rotary International Scholarship.
I enjoy nature, and also spending time with my family.
- M.A.: University of Illinois (USA), Applied Linguistics
- M.Ed.: University of Sheffield, e-learning
- B.A.: University of Kobe (Japan), English Literature & Linguistics