Does English continue to be international languages? Part 1

As we have seen so far, English is not really necessary for work. Nevertheless many people think they have to learn English. Why is that?   Many Japanese will respond to this question promptly. "Because English is an international language."   There is no doubt that in the meantime English is an international language. However, … Continue reading Does English continue to be international languages? Part 1

English Education Has Aspects Of Voluntary Colonization

This is the second post of series "Poison Of English" so check out from the first post to catch up ↓   Poison Of English – Why All Japanese Think They Need To Speak English   Japanese novelist Makoto Oda wrote in his book...     Returning to the question of "English invasion" and "English rule" in … Continue reading English Education Has Aspects Of Voluntary Colonization

Why All Japanese Think They Need To Speak English

These days in Japan, There is a pretty uniformed way of thinking about English. These are the examples below.     "As globalization progresses from now on, we can not live without English" "Traditional reading and writing-based English teaching was a failure, should be centered on conversation" "We should learn English as soon as possible" "We should learn … Continue reading Why All Japanese Think They Need To Speak English

The Meaning Of Constitution ~Human Creativity~

Recently I was curious about the meaning of the word constitution.   Constitution in Japanese "法(hou)".  "Seventeen-article constitution" authored by Princess Sho-toku in 604. Japanese people consider it as "text" written on paper, that's also the definition and general knowledge in Japan.   On the other hand, the English constitution is not written on paper … Continue reading The Meaning Of Constitution ~Human Creativity~