Are you interested in learning about how to use an abacus? Or, are you not exactly sure what an abacus is?
The Japanese abacus is a rectangular wooden instrument used to do calculations based on the decimal system. It is considered to be the first calculator in Japan and has played a significant role in the cultural and educational development of the country. We believe that the abacus (or soroban in Japanese) to be representative of many aspects of the Japanese culture.
Now, let me answer some common questions :-)
Calculators are everywhere, so why study abacus now?
It's a unique calculating system that doesn't need electricity
You can calculate things rapidly in your head! The abacus method of mental calculation is effective in the development of the right brain. It fosters a great sense of numbers.
It's good for kids and also for adults. For kids, they can have confidence for math classes. For adults, it's useful for when you go to shopping or go abroad, in daily use. For example, how much is 20% or 25% off for ￥2800 on sale? Or how much does￥2800 exchange for dollars, euros or other currencies?
How can we do lessons via skype?
With the use of the camera, I can show you how to use the abacus and I can check your use as well.
My parents run private abacus schools in Japan and I have experience teaching students at these schools as a teacher. Also, I have taught students from as young as 4 years old to adults!
I like my students to enjoy their lessons!
If you are interested in my lessons, please feel free to contact me!!!
*Lesson fees includes teaching materials
*I am unable to provide abacus to all my students. Please purchase on your own (https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01HHVOG7W?psc=1)
Hello!! Nice to meet you! My name is Tomomi Suzuki.I teach Japanese and abacus lessons here at Cafetalk.【Introduce myself】I'm a Japanese native, born and raised in Toyohashi (Aichi prefecture), but...
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