Monday, October 18, 2010

Introduction to Business English 1-B Unit 7 People review

Hello everyone!
Well, it's been a while. Last week our class was cancelled due to the holiday. So, let's review Unit 7 People.
Luckily, I listened to an interesting person speak yesterday at the Japan Intercultural Institute conference at Shirayuri College. You can see a picture of Shirayuri College's beautiful campus below.

Shirayuri College, Tokyo

The main speaker at the conference was Glen Fukushima. You can see a picture of Glen Fukushima below.

Photo courtesy of Glen Fukushima

Please read the profile of Glen Fukushima.

  • Born in 1949 in California
  • Raised in California and in Japan
  • Father was a sansei (三世), his mother was an issei  (一世) born and raised in Japan.
  • Attended Stanford University, Havard Business School and Harvard Law School
  • Started his career as a lawyer
  • Worked for the U.S. government
  • Has been an executive for AT&T, Arthur D. Little and NCR
  • Currently head of Airbus Japan.
Is he Japanese or American? Write your answer as a comment.
In paragraph 20 of this article you can see what a Japanese businessman thinks about Glen Fukushima.


  1. Kazuki T1:15 pm

    He is an American, because only American can work for American gevernment.

  2. Haruna S1:17 pm

    I think he is japanese.
    Because he is Currently head of Airbus Japan.