Japan CEOs Learn ‘Globish’ to Expand Overseas as Economy Sta

Japan CEOs Learn ‘Globish’ to Expand Overseas as Economy Sta

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Shinichiro Yamada, a salesman at Monex Group, left, takes an English lesson at the company's headquarters in Tokyo. Yamada is one of those learning globish, even though he only deals with Japanese clients. “I’m poor in English, but I can speak,” Yamada, 28, said in English at one of Monex’s parties last month.