English big business, and growing

This article looks at how private companies are providing English education for elementary school children now the government has made it an objective to develop the English of firth and six grade students, particularly Benesse corporation which teaches English to 1 in 4 elementary school children and ECC Junior. It considers how Benesse is developing new types of textbooks for children and ECC is introducing extensive reading and listening. Japan Times, March 2, 2011. Read the whole article…

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