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Let's discuss the heat wave

| Jul 30, 2018

Let's discuss the heat wave

Twelve people died and nearly 10,000 people were taken to hospitals with heat exhaustion or heatstroke during the week through July 15, as a heat wave continued to scorch wide areas of Japan.

Why do the Japanese suck at learning English?

| Jun 18, 2018

Why do the Japanese suck at learning English?

by Kaori Shoji

It's been said time and again: 日本人は英語がダメ (Nihonjin wa Eigo ga dame, The Japanese are terrible at English). In spite of the strong emphasis on 英語教育 (Eigo kyōiku, English education) instilled in a rigorous school system and the numerous 英会話学校 (Eikaiwa gakkō, English conversation schools) ...