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Mr Yas Shimizu

 Sydney - Galston

Japanese & Maths - Experienced positive & effective teaching

Sydney tutor in Japanese, Maths, HSC Japanese (Beginner & Continuer), JLPT (N5-N1)

Service areas
Lessons are available at a place near Galston or via Online

Over Ten years of Positive Teaching Experiences

Positive feedback from students and parents.
This tutor was assessed as being in the top 30 per cent of the adult population for personal literacy and numeracy in Australia.

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Japanese lessons:
All the students improved their results dramatically after getting this tutor's assistance. (See below)
High school, university study, business, travel Japanese Language Proficiency Test etc. (All ages and levels are welcome)
Experienced with primary, high school, university students and adults.

Maths lessons:
High school Mathematics Yr7-12 (standard & advanced)
All the students improved their understandings after having this tutor's assistance.
In high school time one of the top students in a Maths class continually.
In university's Maths units, mostly Distinctions results.
The tutor had quality mathematical educations in both Japan and Australia.
The Japanese Mathematics international ranking has been in the top group over 20 years.
- Yr 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 (2Unit) & 12 (standard) Maths students improved their understandings, skills and marks.
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Recent students / parents / a teacher wrote/said:
- My teacher recommended you as an excellent tutor. - Your students will be very lucky to have you.
- A Yr9 Maths 5.2 student increased score from the early 60s to 80s (ave.70 on the test) after 2 months tutoring and the student's mother wrote "I can definitely see an improvement in ___’s Japanese and mathematics. A credit to you! Thank you for all the help you’ve been giving her.".
- A father of selective school student wrote that 'her performance at school has definitely improved'. Recently she scored 2nd place in her class for continuers & extension Japanese subject and she was in the middle ranking 6 months ago without tutoring assistance.
- I really would not have been able to get anywhere near that without you, and you honestly helped me enjoy not only Japanese but my student life since I always looked forward to our lessons together.

- A referral from a mother of former North Sydney Boys high school student (online lesson):
"6 years ago, we found Yas on the internet and it lasted many years. Yas is a responsible and passionate teacher/tutor/friend. Yas is flexible, relaxed, detailed, patient and friendly. He is also strict but encourages, and positive. We really appreciated. Thanks a lot!"

- A Private High School teacher wrote:
"Dear Yas, I would like to personally thank you for your time to come to school and help our students this year.
Speaking is such a difficult and scary prospect for our students, however, they felt comfortable with you and learnt a lot. You have done an exceptional job. The one on one practice time for these students makes the world of difference. They are lucky to have you."

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"Thanks so much for your teaching and everything, I believe he very much enjoys learning from you (me too)."
"He has tried harder to learn over the last few weeks and I thank you sincerely. It means a lot."
"I really enjoy your Japanese lessons!"
"He was very happy and confident with today's lesson and looking forward to next week's lesson. "
"He always enjoys Japanese lesson with you. "
"Thank you for the class she was very happy."
"I know she is enjoying it."
"He likes Japanese as you must have taught him a lot."
"We enjoyed our lesson with you and look forward to seeing you again on Tuesday. "
"Thanks for your updates, he is so fortunate to learn Japanese from you! "
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- Hi sir, so we got our HSC exam results today for Japanese, I'm really happy with that. Thank you so much. (2018 HSC student A)
- The Japanese exam I thought went really well. I would like just to say thank you so much for all your help in preparing me for the exam. You have truly expanded my skills over the last two years, and I would not be where I am with my Japanese today without you! It is certainly a skill I am looking to continue at university. (Year 12 HSC continuer student B)

- Year 8 student's mother wrote that "She enjoys her lessons with you very much. Thanks.". - A mother of Y12 wrote that "Thank you for your efforts with ... we are really appreciated. ... is very happy with your lessons and he is feeling more confident." - A High School student (Y11-12) who learned Japanese for his hobby wrote that "Over the past two years, I have enjoyed the lesson, and I have learnt a lot. It has been a pleasure to learn from you and have enjoyed the casual environment of the lessons.

- Year 8 student who had struggled school study achieved 78% on the end of year result. - Year 12 HSC Continuer level student gained speaking score from 65% to 80% via skype lesson. - Year 11 student (HSC Continuer level) achieved an excellent result on his Listening and Speaking exam at his school. His teacher said that she was amazed by the wonderful result and progress of the student's Japanese.

- Assisted three students to get prepared for trips to Japan by providing individual lessons for 3 to 6months. - Assisted a very beginner Yr9 high school student to cover and catch up two years contents (Year 7-8) within six months. This student achieved a 70% mark on his 2nd Term reading & writing exam.

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Experience

Teaching Experience: Over 10 years (Private lessons, Coaching College, High Schools, University's students lesson and Community Language School)
- Private Tutoring started
- At private High Schools and Coaching College
- At a Community Language School
- Internship at an Online-Tutoring Company in City
- Practicum teaching at High Schools (private & public: 40 days completed)

Qualifications

Educations:
- Certificate of Language Teaching (Sydney University): High Distinction
- Completing Graduate Entry Secondary Education (Major in Maths & Japanese)
- BA in Psychology from Japanese university (Education: Learning, Development & Motivation)
- BTh from an Australian institution

Rates

[Regular Private lesson Fee]
$50/hour for a weekly regular lesson during weekdays

Weekend Fees:
Saturdays: $60/hour

[Last minutes Exam preparation lessons Fee]
$60-90 for a lesson

[Group lesson Fee]
Please inquire.

Student Discount

Special Offer - A trial lesson is available for $40

Working With Children Check

Yes, I'm cleared to work with children in New South Wales until 30-Oct-2020 (details available on request)

Gender

Male

Registered

Joined Tutor Finder on 12-Oct-2015 (updated profile on 09-Jun-2019)
Tutoring Location
  • Tutor's Place in Galston
  • Online Help
  • Private & Group Tuition

Maths

Maths (Primary, Secondary)

Language

Japanese (Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced)

Other Subjects

HSC Japanese (Beginner & Continuer), JLPT (N5-N1)
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