Chizuru Takenaka

Chizuru Takenaka has been a part-time instructor at Zentsuji Nursing School Attached to National Hospital Organization Shikoku Medical Center for Children and Adults in Kagawa for nine years. She also teaches General English to first- and second-year students from various faculties at Kagawa University part-time. 

Her current interests lie in how to help students enhance and maintain their motivation, how to lead them to autonomous learning, and how to have them effectively engaged in group work in class. Keeping these points in mind she aims to help students build self-confidence in communicating in English, especially at the above-mentioned nursing school.