Saori Kishida

Curriculum Vitae

Education

2017-Present PhD Candidate in Linguistics at Kobe City University of Foreign Studies (Kobe, Japan). Advisor: Dr. Montserrat Sanz.

2015-2017 Master’s Degree in Linguistics. Thesis title: ¨Situación actual y perspectivas futuras para la enseñanza de la lengua española en los institutos de bachillerato de Japón¨. Kobe City University of Foreign Studies (Kobe, Japan). Advisor: Dr. Montserrat Sanz.

2010-2015 Bachelors in Spanish Studies at Kobe City University of Foreign Studies (Kobe, Japan).

Teaching Experience

April 2017-Present: Teaching Assistant (teaching and other tasks) for Dr. Mizuho Narita, Department od Spanish Studies at Kobe City University of Foreign Studies (Kobe, Japan).

April 2017-Present: Part-Time Lecturer for Open Seminar at Kobe City University of Foreign Studies (Kobe, Japan). Course taught: Elementary Spanish Conversation.

March 2017: Instructor at Spanish Camp, Spanish intensive course directed towards High School students. Kobe City University of Foreign Studies.

September 2016: Part-Time Lecturer for Akashi Jousai High School (Hyogo, Japan). Course taught: Spanish language and culture. 

February 2016-March 2016: Part-time Lecturer for Ashiya Internacional High School (Hyogo, Japan). Course taught: Spanish language and culture. 

April 2015-Present: Assistant of Spanish Course directed to 60-year-old over Japanese nativa speakers at Kobe City University of Foreign Studies (Kobe, Japan).

Academic publications, talks and workshops

Kishida, Saori. (in press). “Análisis sobre la situación actual de la enseñanza de la lengua española en los institutos de bachillerato en Japón”. Lingüística Hispánica (Círculo de Lingüística Hispánica de Kansai, Japan).  Vol. 39.

Kishida, Saori.. 2016. ¨Un informe acerca de la situación actual en la enseñanza de la lengua española en los bachilleratos de Japón¨. Talk given at the Círculo de Lingüística Hispánica de Kansai, held in Umeda’s Kwansei Gakuin University Campus (Japan) on June 5th, 2016.

Language skills

Japanese: Native

Spanish: Near native level

English: Intermediate-advanced level