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for Japanese Speakers of English

Common needs, Individual differences

ESL and Business Communication Training for Japanese Speakers

SPECIAL OFFER - EXPIRES May 31, 2023: Business English Webinar package for just $500 (applied language skill-building with optional individual coaching). E-mail us at or click here to learn more.

Schedule a free 30-minute language and communication consultation for you or your organization - or call 503-231-2906 to learn more.

Over the past 20 years, ProActive English has trained Japanese employees at both American and Japanese-owned U.S.-based facilities including chemical companies, suppliers of IT to Intel and a global frozen food manufacturer.  We have also delivered training at pharmaceutical companies and IT consultants in Japan, and professionals at the Tokyo facility of the world's largest e-commerce store.   

ProActive English understands the needs of Japanese speakers of English, from those struggling to engage with more assertive Westerners, to virtually fluent speakers of who want to and need to improve their communication skills so that they can engage in business at the highest level.  In other words, we help native-Japanese speakers become more proficient and more confident when using English – when speaking, presenting, in meetings and in writing - for business situations.

ProActive English provides remote and onsite customized, group ESL trainings, as well as one-on-one ESL training sessions, for all types of business and organizations, from healthcare to tech companies, manufacturing to customer service.

Customized ESL Language Training
Our ESL language training for Japanese speakers focuses on speaking and writing skills, including:

  • accent modification and clarity of speech
  • communicating in one-on-one and small group meetings
  • delivering presentations including effective Q&A
  • managing the language and culture of American business settings
  • writing e-mail, reports, and presentations text
  • strategic communication in multicultural teams
  • speaking fluently and confidently under pressure
  • conversational English including common idioms

Benefits of ESL Language and Communication Training
Over the years, we’ve seen our ESL training help native-Japanese speakers become more confident communicators and more active team members. In professional settings, this means participants are more likely to speak up in meetings and at networking events. Proficient English skills and better strategic communication skills reduce misunderstandings among team members, which means more efficient and effective work processes.

Please note that in addition to Japanese speakers, we also provide ESL training for people whose native language is: ChineseSpanishRussianHindi (and other languages in India), Vietnamese, French, and Germanas well as other languages and multilingual teams.

We can provide training for all types of companies and organizations, including: technology (IT, software, SAS, hardware, apps, IOT, and more) manufacturing, healthcareconsulting and professional services, research, customer service, and government agencies.

For more information about our ESL language and communication training for corporations and organizations, or to schedule a free consultation, please call 503-231-2906 or e-mail us at


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