Project Description


Keiko Okamoto has many years of experience teaching Japanese. She has taught at Columbia University, Princeton University, NYU, Spence School, and has been a Senior Instructor at the Japan Society, among other locations. She obtained an MA in Japanese Pedagogy at Columbia University, and received her BA in Linguistics at International Christian University (Tokyo), where she minored in Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language. At Columbia University, Ms. Okamoto has taught a wide range of Japanese levels, ranging from beginner to early-advanced. Recently, she has been working with a team to create a new Japanese language textbook Hiyaku for intermediate level (Routledge, 2011).

Office: 520 Kent Hall
Office Hours: MW 4:00-5:00
Teaching Hours: MTWR 11:40-12:45, 2:40-3:45
Phone: (212) 854-5502