Japanese students learn English from video game

06/27/2008 | News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), The

In a country where English class usually means rote memorization and grammar, one all-girls school is trying something different: a video game. Teacher Motoko Okubo supervises the class and offered praise for both her students and the games she says have inspired new enthusiasm among them; other educators remained skeptical.

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