すみたに

角谷

 

かな

佳奈


Kana Sumitani

Senior coordinator

Personal profile

She majored in Japanese language at university. After graduating, she began working at KDDI and well as a stenographer on magazine and newspaper interviews.

During this time, she participated in a volunteer group that taught Japanese, and from then on, started Coto Academy (formerly ILS) and worked as a Japanese teacher and coordinator. She has been teaching Japanese for over 15 years. She has been involved in classes and coordination for over 3,000 people.

She helps to plan the events that Coto produces. One of the authors of “Nihongo Fun and Easy”. She loves travel and has been to over 20 different countries so far.  She likes Spanish sounds and traveled to Spain more than 10 times. She knows conversational Spanish and likes to speak it!

Personal statement

“Enjoy every moment! I try to enjoy every day as much as I can.

As a coordinator, I will coach you well with lesson plans to reach your goals based on your current level and lifestyle.

In addition, I will make it my goal to support you as you build relationships during your time in Japan.  I want people to feel like Japan is their second home!”