Last week the government here evidently suggested the idea that there should be a Japanese language requirement for long-term residents. I say evidently because I missed this news, but the blog community sure seems to be talking about it. People seem to be entirely against it, but… I don’t know, it seems like a good idea to me. Doesn’t the US require some level of English ability for a green card?
I think some of the problem comes down to the difficulty of actually learning Japanese here. Many have said