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  Weekender 2006 / 7  


- Japanese School in London


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Mrs Tsuruoka and students at The Japanese School in London
Head Teacher Mrs Tsuruoka and students at The Japanese School in London

Japanese School in London


In the west London district of Ealing there is a primary school that could be in the centre of Japan.

Will Kremer, who used to teach English in Japan, has been out to the school.

Listen to his interview with the Head Teacher.

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Words and phrases in the programme

to mirror
to be exactly like
Example sentence
The two teaching systems mirror each other. They're exactly the same.

a sense of identity
a feeling that you belong to a group
Example sentence
Learning about your country's culture can give you a sense of identity.

rote learning
learning something by e.g. memorizing it
Example sentence
Some people think that rote learning is very difficult.


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