• Kyodo


A group of Japanese and overseas university students in Oita Prefecture is successfully running English-language classes for local elementary school children.

The 30-member “Entrepreneurs” group at Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU) in Beppu in the prefecture plans to increase by six the number of its classes from this month to meet growing demand.

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