English lessons on Japanese trains

Imagine you have to commute home every night by train. The train is packed so you can’t sit down and you’ve already read the day’s newspaper. You forgot to bring a book and the batteries are dead in your walkman. It’s dark outside so you can’t stare out the windows and you’ve read the same advertising board a thousand times. What are you going to do? Study English, that’s what!

Welcome to modern Japanese transportation, where you can learn the English language by train! Today’s lesson is the difference between ‘service’ and ‘free’, with the delightful Katie Sensei…

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