SIAM STUDIO PRAHA Japanese and Thai Courses in Prague

Pattarawan Youyen

Youyen Pattarawan

I have taught students in a wide variety of age ranges and skill levels, from teenagers to adults and beginners to advanced, in both group and individual instruction.

Career objective

  • Teaching Japanese and Thai language
  • Planning and developing curriculums
  • Promoting teaching and language learning

Teaching approach

My teaching approach is customized to the needs of the learner and the complete satisfaction of their requirements. I integrate languages in a practical way by simulating real-life situations, combined with making the learner familiar with grammars and understanding idiomatic structures.

Summary of qualifications

  • Over 20 years as a language teacher and language supervisor in universities, language institutes in Thailand, Japan and currently in the Czech Republic.
  • Extensive experience in teaching, supervising and developing curriculums for Japanese/Thai language
  • Ability to integrate theoretical concepts of teaching and learning.
  • Skilled at making the learning process more interactive and dynamic.

Educational qualifications and credentials

  • Ph.D. in Linguistics (Contrastive Linguistics: Thai-Japanese), Osaka University of Foreign Studies, Osaka, Japan. 2000
  • M.A. in Teaching Japanese, Osaka University of Foreign Studies, Osaka, Japan.1997
  • B.A. in Japanese Language, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. 1984

Teaching Experience

Feb/2016 – Present
Lecturer of Japanese language at Department of Asian Studies, Metropolitni Universita Praha (MUP), Prague

Oct/2015 – Present
Lecturer of Thai language and culture at Department of Oriental studies, Philosophical Faculty, Charles University, Prague

Sep/2009 – Present
Lecturer of Japanese language at Spevacek Language Institute, Prague

Sep/2008 – Sep/2009
Lecturer of Japanese language at Japan Center, Brno

Sep/2007 – Jun/2011
Lecturer of Japanese language at Grammar School & Vocational School of Tourism, Ortenovo Namesti. Prague

Oct/2007 – May/2008
Lecturer of Thai language at Department of Oriental studies, Philosophical Faculty, Charles University, Prague

Oct/2006 – Sep/2008
Lecturer of Thai language, David Holis Language Center,Prague

Sep/2005 – Present
Lecturer of Japanese language, Czech-Japan Association, Prague

Jun/2000 – Oct/2004
Lecturer and Thesis supervisor for Japanese language and Japanese linguistics, Japanese Language Division, Faculty of Humanities, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Jun/2002 – Sep/2004
Lecturer and Japanese teaching supervisor (Advanced Level), 8th Regional Education Center Chiang Mai, Ministry of Education, in academic cooperation with The Japan Foundation, Language Center, Bangkok, Thailand

Apr/1997 – Mar/2000
Part-time lecturer of Thai language and culture, Thai Language Division, Asian Language School affiliated to Kyoto University of Foreign Studies, Kyoto, Japan

Sep/1996 – Sep/1999
Part-time lecturer of Thai language and culture, Asahi Newspaper, Cultural Center, Osaka, Japan


Nov/1988 – Sep/1993
Lecturer of Japanese, Japanese Language Division, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences,Prince of Songkla university, Pattani Campus, Thailand

Jun/1984 – Oct/1988
Lecturer of Japanese language, Japanese Language Division, Faculty of Humanities, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand