Fumitsugu Enokida

 

Language Tutor in Japanese

Languages for All

Contact details

Ashley Building
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

About

I joined the department as a part-time Japanese language tutor in 1999 and became a full-time language instructor in Japanese in 2004. I also completed my Master’s degree at the University of Birmingham. I have spent my entire career in the UK at the University of Birmingham.

Qualifications

  • B Com Sci at Jobu University in Japan
  • Japanese Teacher as Foreign languages at SOAS (University of London)
  • MA in Applied Linguistics at the University of Birmingham

Teaching

I teach numerous Japanese language programmes, including MOMD Module, With Japanese Module, Final Year Tandem Module, and Open Access Courses.

Undergraduate modules taught (Japanese as ‘Minor’)

  •  Intensive Ab Initio Japanese I & II
  •  Intensive Ab Initio Japanese I & II Reading and Writing
  •  Intensive Japanese V & VI Speaking & Listening
  •  Final Year Japanese-English Tandem Module

Undergraduate modules taught (Japanese as ‘Module Outside Main Discipline’)

  •  MOMD Japanese Level 1
  •  MOMD Japanese Level 2

Open Access Course  

  •  OA Japanese Level 1
  •  OA Japanese Level 2
  •  OA Japanese Level 7

Other activities

2010-Present: External Verifier of the QCB/NVQ Languages qualifications for OCR

2010-Present: Assessor of NVQ Language in Japanese

2008-Present: Language Co-ordinator in Japanese for OCR CBLC (Certificate in Business Language Competence)

2003-Present: Examiner of OCR CBLC in Japanese

Feb 2012: Interlocutor: 7th Japanese Speech Contest for University Student (BATJ & Japan Foundation)

Feb 2011: Interlocutor: 6th Japanese Speech Contest for University Student (BATJ & Japan Foundation)

2008-2010: Committee member of Birmingham British-Japanese Society (Eiwa-kai)

Feb 2009: Interlocutor: 4th Japanese Speech Contest for University Student (BATJ & Japan Foundation)

Publications

Books

F. Enokida, J. Ogawa (2013) Colloquial Japanese (The complete Course for Beginners): Routledge

F. Enokida, J.Ogawa and R. McNab (2009) Easy Learning Japanese (Audio Course): Harper Collins

Articles

F.Enokida, “House!: Hai sense, uchi” in BATJ (The British Association for Teaching Japanese as a  Foreign Language) Journal, 6, (2005)

Back to top