Freeing Japanese from English trauma

/ Oct 8, 2017

Freeing Japanese from English trauma


Recently, I have seen two trends going on regarding English communication skills in Japan. One is the heightened interest in developing English skills among young children. The other is the high expectation for auto-translation, particularly for English-Japanese. Both reflect the decadelong but renewed interest for ...

/ Aug 20, 2017

China cracks down on lengthy, awkward company names

"Beijing Afraid of Wife Technology" and "What You Looking at Technology" are among the kind of company names that will become a thing of the past under new Chinese government rules. After launching a campaign to eliminate public signs with poor English translations — or ...