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July 09, 2003

English That Stirs the Body

Yesterday's Daily Yomiuri included a feature on Meiji University professor and writer Takashi Saito. Best known among Japanese for his bestselling book on reading Japanese aloud, he has written a similar book for English. Karada o Yusaburu Eigo Nyumon (Introduction to English that Stirs the Body): The Learning Method & the Greatest Reading Texts for Moving English is published by Kadokawa Shoten. It includes a compact disc featuring the voice of British narrator Frank O'Connor reading passages ranging from Mother Goose to Shakespeare. Saito has recently been including the English passages in his popular workshops. Read the full article.

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