Yes, student needs to pay
Student should pay for my transportation fees in increments of 100yen. If my transportation costs 560 yen both ways, student should pay 500yen in addition to regular lesson fees.
Online with Skype or Messenger is good for conversation practice. If you would like to discuss or look at specific materials, we can use another platform, such as Zoom, where we can easily share screen.
Bilingual English-French speaker from Canada, I have been teaching English and linguistics at a university in Japan for 11 years.
I am a very curious person, I love learning, and I am knowledgeable about many topics. If you want to practice conversing in English, I am sure we can find a topic that would get you excited. If you want me to help with your presentation, reading or writing skills in English, I can help you with that too.
My research focuses on English phonetics (pronunciation) and second language acquisition, and I can help you improve your English pronunciation.
My students generally describe me as a caring, patient and comfortable teacher to talk to.