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English Education in Japan

English is taught in Japan as a compulsory subject from junior high school. Since more than 98% of students advance to senior high school, they study English for six years in total. It is said that lack of communicative training

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Mujō: transience

Mujō (transience) is based on the concept of the eternal cycle of birth, death, and rebirth. It is one of the wordviews of Buddism, meaning that all living things must eventually perish and that world is constantly changing. The reason why

Posted in Japanese Culture, Japanese People