Profession: Assistant Language Teacher
English Language Instruction
I worked as an Assistant Language Teacher in Japan for 2 years. Responsible for English language education at elementary and junior high schools!
Tutor (various subjects)
Tutored students in various subjects (including English language). Also proofread and assist with job applications and university personal statements!
Teaching Experience: 2 years working as an Assistant Language Teacher in Japan.
Academic tutoring and mentoring.
Graduate level proof reading experience.
Interests: Hi! My name is Tom, I'm 25 years old, and I come from the UK. I have been an English teacher since 2016, and full time tutor on Cambly for almost a year. It has been a great experience, and I have met so many interesting students. I have students of all levels - I was an elementary school teacher in Japan for 2 years so enjoy working with children, and I am also a research student so feel comfortable discussing business, politics, culture, and science! I have also lived in Japan and Taiwan (so I can speak a little Japanese and Chinese).
As well as a tutor, I am a research student focusing on International politics and migration in Asia at Waseda University in Tokyo. I also have a Masters degree in Asian Politics from SOAS University of London! In addition, I run an English learning podcast and blog!
Here are a few things I'm interested in -
History, Politics, Philosophy, Economics, Literature, Business, Technology, Education, Traveling, Culture, Languages, Linguistics, Debating, Discussions, UK, England, Reading, Harry Potter, Sport, Soccer (football), Rugby, Japan, Asia, international relations, movies, food, travelling, Manchester United, Taiwan, Asia, UK
Education: Asian Politics (MSC) - SOAS, University of London
Studied the politics of East Asia, with a focus on international relations, security, migration, and citizenship!
History & Politics (BA Hons) - University of Nottingham
Studied colonial medical history, as well as subjects varying from German and Russian history, to African international politics!
National Chengchi University (Chinese Language Centre)
Language study for 6 months
Waseda Univeristy - Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies
Research student studying Asian immigration, migration, and citizenship! Also interdisciplinary training in political science, anthropology, and sociology!
Spoken Languages: English (Native), Japanese (Conversational), Chinese (Basic)