Monday, October 03, 2011

Introduction to Business English 1B Unit 7 Continued

Hello eveyone. I hope you had a great week-end.
Today we are going to continue studying Unit 7: People. First let's study some vocabulary. Please click the link: Introduction to Business English 1B Vocabulary.

Let's learn about an interesting person.  Glen Fukushima is a Japanese American businessman.
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.

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