What’s wrong with the way English is taught in Japan

This article is by Gregory Clark, Vice president of Akita International University where all teaching is done in English. he argues for a complete reform of English education in Japan including focusing English study at university level but also making it elective for high school and university students. He also argues against teaching English to elementary school students and argues that listening to teachers speaking Japanese English for six years is bad for their students. Japan Times, Feb. 5, 2009. Read the whole article…

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