Japanese parents want better English education, survey finds

12/6/2012 | Japan Daily Press, The

A recent survey of parents in Japan found that almost 90% of those polled believe that English education should be improved. At issue, they say, is that English lessons offer few opportunities to speak the language and focus too little on practical skills. The survey also found that a majority of parents place a priority on their children being globally competitive.

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