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June 10, 2008

Low Expectations for Elementary School English

According to a survey by the the Japan Parent Teachers Association, 40% of parents have low expectations for the compulsory introduction of English into elementary schools.

Parent surveyed considered the most effective way to improve English was to ”hire professional English teachers"."Hiring native teachers” came second.

Visit: Nihon PTA Zenkoku Kyogikai (in Japanese)

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