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Look overseas to address Japan’s lag in English ability

Japanese study English for six years in high school and at least another two years upon entering college, and yet most cannot use it for communication in contrast to most other countries around the world where English is not the … 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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Teaching by West Bengal’s new book

Inspired by communicative language-teaching methods, a group of teachers in West Bengal are writing a coursebook that they hope will bring English alive in classrooms. The textbook teaches the variety of English spoken locally rather than standard British English and … Continue reading

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