University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Asian Languages and Literatures

Kazuko Carlson

Faculty - Kazuko Suzuki Carlson

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Kazuko Suzuki Carlson

Senior Lecturer

Contact Information
Phone: (802) 656-4477
Office: Rm. 208, 479 Main Street
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Suzuki-sensei is currently teaching Elementary Japanese, Japanese for Daily Communication, Japanese Conversation, Studies of Japanese Texts, Japanese Language and Culture Teaching Practicum, Japanese House, and A Window into Japanese Culture. In the past, she has taught Intermediate Japanese, Advanced Japanese, Cultural-Exchange Trip to Japan, Japanese Communication, and she has experience in teaching English as a second language and business Japanese culture as well. She is co-director of the Japanese House Program in the Global Village at the Living and Learning Center and offers Japanese cultural activities on campus. She advises the Japanese Club and serves as an associate board member of the Japan-America Society of Vermont.

Publications: Suzuki-sensei published Watashi wa dare deshou? [Guess who?] A short extensive reading book for beginners of Japanese, published by Taishukan Publishing, and has translated comic catalogues for Holbein Inc. including Maxon Comic: Introduction to Manga and Introduction to Manga: Technique Guidebook.