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Emi Kamiya is an English as a Second Language (ESL) coach, educator, and researcher. A native of Nagoya, Japan, she is the first language coach from Asia to be accredited and certified by the International Coaching Federation.
Emi is the founder of Kamiya English Coaching, which provides online coaching services for Japanese learners of English. As a coach, Emi applies her extensive experience in language education, which includes: teaching Japanese as a foreign language; and teaching English as a second language to learners of all ages from various linguistic backgrounds. Emi supports and encourages her clients to acquire the skills that will enable them to independently continue their own learning.
Emi holds a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Curriculum and Instruction: Concentration in English Language Education (2019) from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Albany. She also holds two Masters Degrees: a Master of Science (M.S.) in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (2007); and a Master of Arts (M.A.) in Communication (2010). As her dissertation work, Emi conducted research on the learners use of English in real-life conversations through a perspective of amae, focusing on the influence of cultural background of the second language learners.
English Learners, Intercultural Communication, Conversation Analysis, Academic English, Computer-Mediated Communication
- EIKEN/Test in Practical English Proficiency Grade 1 - TOEIC/Test of English for International Communication 990/Full - Japanese Language Teaching Certification - Kanji Aptitude Test Level Pre-1
Kamiya English Coaching (KEC) was founded in May 2010 by Emi Kamiya to provide a unique, new and effective approach for improving your English conversation and communication skills. At KEC, there are no teachers and students. No textbooks. Instead, you work one-on-one with an experienced coach who helps you to draw a road map for taking steps toward the improvements you seek. Our unique Coaching Method enables you to become an active, independent, and self-advancing learner of English.
*Our programs are designed exclusively for Japanese learners of English.