Reconsideration of a Method of Teaching the Verb BE
小山, 政史Koyama, Masashi
351 , 2015-08-07
In February, 2015, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of Japan gave some universities a request for improving their educational content. The verb BE is often picked up as inappropriate content taught in university. However, to acquire how to use the verb BE correctly is difficult for Japanese learners of English, so this paper shows some causes which make it difficult for Japanese learners to use the verb BE correctly, and then shows a new method for Japanese learners to acquire the usage of the verb BE.