ves staff

Oliver

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Hi guys!  My name is Oliver.  I am currently living in Atlanta, Georgia with my family.  I enjoy meeting new people and helping them have fun with their English learning experience!  When I have spare time, I like to do yardwork and practice archery.  You're always welcome to have a Skype lesson with me!  I'd love to talk with you! 

Aaron

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Hi there! My name is Aaron! I’m a father of 

three little monkeys and an owner of a small zoo!  And yes, that's a snake around my neck! At the moment I love making gundam, watching movies and dramas and commuting on my electric skateboard. I look forward to teaching and getting to know you! :)

Aiko

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Hi, I’m Aiko. I’m half American half Japanese. 

I love summer, the beach and BBQs. 

I have 2 noisy kids Izumi and Kenji. We like going to karaoke and going on bicycle adventures around Fukuoka. 

I enjoy cooking and eating different foods from different countries. 

I love Vitamin because everyone is so warm and friendly. 


Phil

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Hi my name is Phillip I’m from the U.S. I’ve been teaching English in Fukuoka for over 10 years.   I really enjoy living in Fukuoka.  I like the food, the people, and the weather!  I’m looking forward to meeting you!

Tina

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 Hi! My name is Tina!  I enjoy listening to music, exercising, and trying new ways to make classes interesting and educational!  I am a linguaphile, so my final goal in life is to become a polyglot, which is someone who can speak four or more languages fluently.  Learning languages is awesome!  


Mari

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Hello!  I'm Mari.  I enjoy teaching and love meeting new people!  I'm sure you will enjoy studying English at VESI hope we can meet  someday!  Please stop by the school and say hello!  

Steven

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  Hello! I'm Steven and I'm from America! I like to ride my bike, travel to places, and watch movies. I recently moved to Fukuoka so I'm looking forward to meeting everyone!  Come and enjoy learning English with me. It's going to be fun!

Karen

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Hello, I’m Karen. I have been living in Japan for 18 years. The food, people, and cuture of Japan is very comfortable for me.  I enjoy travelling especially taking road trips. I find it very relaxing. I look forward  to meeting you.

Managers

Noriko

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Hello, my name is Noriko.  It's nice to meet you.  I am living in Atlanta, Georgia with my family right now.  I have 2 beautiful daughters and a pretty good husband (Oliver). I am enjoying life in America, but I sometimes miss Fukuoka!  You can read about different things in our Newsletter.  I hope we can meet soon!

Sayaka

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Hello, my name is Sayaka. I'm from Chiba. I like watching films, listening to music and taking trips by train!  I hope everyone enjoys speaking English in our school. Please feel free to ask us anything about English.  I hope to see you!

Chiaki

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Hi everyone!!

I’m Chiaki. I’m from Kumamoto. My hobbies are reading, watching dramas and movies, cooking, and studying languages! I look forward to seeing you at school!! 

Mayu

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I’m Mayu.

I’m from Fukuoka.

I like eating and football.

I'm also studying English now.  I hope to see you soon!

Asuka

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Hello, I'm Asuka.

I was born in Osaka and I've lived in Fukuoka since I was a child.  I like eating, playing handball, shopping,  and learning English. I've been to Vancouver and studied abroad for 1 year, so If you want to study abroad let me know. I might able to help you. I'm looking forward to meeting you soon:)