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March 01, 2007

eigoTown Launches Nikkei Weekly Podcast

NikkeiWeeklyInterview.jpg and the Nihon Keizai Shinbun have cooperated to produce a new podcast series for learners of business English and for those interested in business in Japan. The show is called The Nikkei Weekly Interview. Each episode of the podcast includes the headlines from that week's newspaper, a discussion of items of interest and an exclusive interview with a leading foreign business person. The first episode features an interview with Skipp Orr, the outgoing president of Boeing Japan. Future interviewees will include Brian Nelson, president of ValueCommerce and Glen Fukushima, president of Airbus, amongst others. eigoTown has Web pages for each podcast which feature full transcripts, translations of key vocabulary and other information to aid learners. Interviews will be conducted by president Russell Willis or broadcaster Peter Barakan.

Visit: The Nikkei Weekly Podcast

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