"I have been studying Japanese with Yoko since 2010. The day of our first lesson, I didn’t speak a word of Japanese, but after no time at all I found myself shedding my English training wheels, communicating only in Japanese during our lessons. I became extremely confident in speaking Japanese, to the extent that many Japanese speakers thought I had experience living in Japan. Today, I am fluent, though I still continue my classes with Yoko for consolidation and to learn even more vocabulary. Yoko is a dynamic teacher that will cater her lesson style to your needs. Coming from someone who started from the very beginning I can confidently tell you that, whether you’re a beginner or advanced, Yoko will go above and beyond to help you reach your language learning goals!"


from C.W. (learning Japanese with Yoko since October 2010): written on 04/11/2020

"Yoko-sensei is a great teacher at all levels. She is very responsive and flexible to the learning needs of her students and it is a pleasure going to lessons. I highly recommend anyone interested in learning Japanese to learn with her."


from C.B. (learning Japanese with Yoko since March 2012): written on 20/11/2020

"Learning Japanese with Sunshine Japanese is great! Yoko-sensei is really patient and puts a lot of thought into lesson planning and student progression. You can learn at your own pace in a friendly and supportive environment."

from E.K. (learning Japanese with Yoko since March 2012): written on 02/02/2021

"I have been on a continuous learning journey with Yoko for eight years as a truly special teacher.  To achieve any level of Japanese language competency is a significant challenge – Yoko has made this possible for me.  Yoko is always patient; understanding of my knowledge and knows how to gently guide me along the pathway.  Her teaching is tailored to my needs; varied and enthusiastic; whilst always ensuring my on-going progress.  Yes, I’m a fan and recommend her kind teaching."

from S.J. (learning Japanese with Yoko since October 2012): written on 26/11/2020

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