Tag Archives: English as an International Language (EIL)

Make English a true multicultural language

This article  by Nobuyuki Honma, a professor at Aoyama Gakuin University, argues that the teaching of English in Japan as a multicultural language needs to recognize not just the globalization of English, but also its localization, the process whereby English … Continue reading

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POINT OF VIEW/ Kumiko Torikai: Japan needs new paradigm of English education

This is an interview with Kumiko Torikai, a Rikkyo University professor and former professional simultaneous translator who teaches English language courses on radio and television. In the interview, she discusses the balance between a focus on grammar and communication in English … Continue reading

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