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February 14, 2011

English school teams up with famed U.K. soccer academy

Teaching-English-in-Japan-Education-Beckham" An English-language school in Hekinan, Aichi Prefecture, has tied up with the prestigious soccer school in the U.K. that produced David Beckham, aiming to help young Japanese get a grasp of the language so they can play abroad professionally. The Bobby Charlton Soccer & Sports Academy, organized by Manchester United legend Bobby Charlton, sent a British coach to Japan to teach soccer to local youngsters in English.

Read more on the Japan Times website.

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