76 pct of Japan elementary school students like English
Jiji Press -- Aug 28
A Japanese education ministry survey revealed Tuesday that 76 pct of sixth-grade students at elementary schools in the nation enjoy or somewhat enjoy learning English.

The proportion stood at 53 pct for third-grade junior high school students, according to the survey, which was conducted in April together with an annual academic achievement test. It was the first such survey.

The percentage of students who would like to have friends from other countries and learn more about overseas came to 71 pct for the elementary school students and 61 pct for the junior high school students.

Source: Jiji Press
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