In Tokyo, English vocabulary is a critical skill where many students fall short, irrespective of familial or national background. After all, we in a non-native-English environment.
Vocabulary is key to understanding the world around us, as well our own thoughts. Without vocabulary, self-expression is challenging, and comprehending written texts or spoken language stays frustratingly out of reach.
Scholastic asserts numerous benefits from a higher vocabulary (link):
TestYourVocab (link), a great vocabulary resource, states that for native speakers of English:
Free Weekly Beginner and Intermediate Vocab Classes
Free weekly vocabulary classes with Tokyo Academics' most senior instructors
Why Free Vocab?
We love working one-on-one with students at Tokyo Academics. We see a tutor-mentor and student relationship as a fundamental building block for a student's learning journey. This being said, vocabulary learning is an enormous and comprehensive task: the fact is, while one-on-one vocab learning is very effective, it is also very time-consuming.
Our idea for free vocabulary classes came from our wanting to focus on delivering even more value in our lessons, while maintaining the level of quality and outcomes all of you have come to expect from us (and we of ourselves).
What is free vocab?
Beginner - Tuesdays
What's the difference between Beginner and Intermediate?
Beginner class is intended for audiences with elementary-school English levels, whereas the Intermediate class is meant for high-school level English capability.
Check these links to get a better understanding of the levels of difficulty:
Daily Online Vocab Lessons