Perspectives on English Education in the Japanese Public School System : The Views of Foreign Assistant Language Teachers ( ALTs )

@inproceedings{AMAKI2009PerspectivesOE,
  title={Perspectives on English Education in the Japanese Public School System : The Views of Foreign Assistant Language Teachers ( ALTs )},
  author={Yuki AMAKI},
  year={2009}
}
  • Yuki AMAKI
  • Published 2009
Public school students in Japan must take English as a required subject for three years in junior high school and for three more years in senior high school. In spite of the amount of classroom time invested, and in spite of the available learning support services, the foreign Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) system included, the English proficiency level of Japanese students unfortunately continues to rank low in the world. The motivation for this study is to address the problem of low English… CONTINUE READING

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