About Mark

Mark Kulek is an EFL teacher in Gifu City, Japan where he founded and runs Gifu Kids and Blue Daisy English conversation schools. He has lived in Japan since 1996. He is originally from Manhattan Beach, California. He graduated from the University of California at Santa Cruz.

Mark Kulek uses an activity-based approach to his teaching. He teaches vocabulary and language patterns through conversation practice. This way the vocabulary is presented in its context for better understanding. Mark Kulek’s simple straight forward teaching approach will help you to speak English now.

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From Mark's Blog

5 Ways to Improve Your Pronunciation

My friend, Steve, at Single Step English has generously written this informative post for us here at MarkKulek.com. I want to thank Steve for his insight More

Colors and Food

Materials: flashcards. Colors: brown, white, orange, green, red, purple, yellow. Food: a hamburger, rice, a carrot, broccoli, an apple, grapes, corn, a sandwich. Language patterns: What More


Teaching teenagers can be the best and can be the worst. I have a few groups of teenagers that I teach at my English conversation school More