English fluency hopes rest on an education overhaul

Ringing in 2014, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has a dream: One nation that will actively re-engage with the global marketplace. To realize this dream by 2020, it’s commonly accepted that the Japanese need to improve their English. So, what’s the problem? Unfortunately there are a few.

Source: http://www.japantimes.co.jp/community/2014/01/05/general/english-fluency-hopes-rest-on-an-education-overhaul/