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English language education in Japan

An overview of English language education in Japan, looking at its history, the school system, the private (eikawa school) sector, and the JET programme and assistant language teachers, and arguing that English is difficult for Japanese people because of differences … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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