Japan In-Depth

6 Reasons Why Japanese Cannot Speak English According to a Japanese Local

Despite the standard twelve years of English language education from elementary school up until university, many Japanese people find themselves struggling to speak English. However, with the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the Expo 2025 in Osaka just around the corner, Japan is making significant efforts towards globalization. Here are some key reasons why Japan may be lagging behind the rest of the world when it comes to English education.


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