Online English lessons gradually becomes popular in Japan. There are about 20,000 primary schools throughout Japan. The newspaper said that English will be an official subject at primary schools in Japan after April 1, 2020. Since teachers in a primary school are not familiar with how to teach English, some companies related with education are marketing their systems of online English lessons to local governments which supervise primary schools. Four famous companies which serve online English lessons are GnGn, QQ English, Best Teacher and Envizion.
The companies think that the market of online English lessons for primary school students is profitable. However PC or tablet are not provided all primary school students and local governments do not have enough budget for internet technology. If a lot of primary schools install the system of online English lessons, the demand of English tutors would increase.