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Hisami is an excellent and devoted teacher with lots of knowledge of both Japanese language and culture. She is very flexible in her approach and easily adjusts her teaching to make sure the desired goal of her students will be accomplished. Her enthusiasm and creativity make her lessons very rewarding and enjoyable. Her explanations are very clear and she has a lot of patience as well. I highly recommend her to anyone interested in Japanese; my understanding of the Japanese language has improved tremendously since she started teaching me!

- Ruthy Fraterman, Biology teacher, Amsterdam

Hisami is a true professional with a most charming and captivating personality. Her profound knowledge of Japanese culture & language she brings across with admirable sensitivity and care. Hisami has given students of the University of Twente a workshop on Japanese culture & language within our skills lab. We are looking forward to continuing our working relationship with her.

- Katja Hunfeld, Head of Department 
TCP Language Centre, University of Twente

Hisami san is an excellent teacher. I joined Her lessons to brush up my spoken Japanese and improve the grammar as well as increase my vocabulary.  Hisami san is a thorough teacher who pays a lot of attention to grammar and manages to explain in detail the ins and outs of the Japanese language. She is a flexible teacher who motivates the students and is patient with correcting our presentations. I can recommend her  to beginners but also to moderate speakers who wish to improve their Japanese significantly.

- Marjolein van der Valk, Sr Project Manager Sport Events, ATPI Sports Events, Schiphol

Mrs. Hisami Kimura-Burnside is an excellent teacher with lots of innovative ideas in teaching Japanese to her students. Her patience with her students is admirable. I have had the privilege to receive Japanese lectures from her. I highly recommend Mrs. Kimura-Burnside to everyone who wants to learn Japanese language and know more about Japanese culture.

- Dr. Samuel Lee, president Foundation University

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