Tomoko Miyairi

Miss Tomoko Miyairi

Tutor in Japanese and Director of Passport Languages

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Arts Cultures and Education
  • Department of Modern Languages


  • MA (University of Hull)


Tomoko has been teaching Japanese as a foreign language on Passport modules at the University of Hull since September 2001.

She completed her MA in Language Learning and Technology at the University of Hull in 2004.

Her academic interests include promoting student-led interaction in the beginners' classroom and online learning and learners' linguistic improvement.


Passport Japanese for Beginners (400519)

Passport Japanese for Post-Beginners (400537)

Passport Japanese for Intermediate Learners (400538)

Modern Languages and Cultures in Postgraduate Contexts (771624)

External examiner role

External Examiner in Japanese

2019 - 2023

Tomoko currently works as an External Examiner in Japanese for the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies, University of Leeds.

Journal editorial role

Chief Editor of the Academic Journal 'BATJ Journal'

2016 - 2020

Tomoko has worked as a Chief Editor for the 'BATJ Journal' (ISSN 2398-953X) in the British Association for Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language since October 2016.