Quick question. At my high schools, the English club is called the "E.S.S." -- "English Speaking Society." My question is, is this naming practice universal in Japanese schools? Are all your English clubs also called "E.S.S."?
(I had never heard this name before coming to Japan, of course. But some of my teachers here seem to feel it's so natural that they were surprised when I suggested that, in a document they were submitting to an international organization, "E.S.S." might need to be translated and clarified in English as "English club." ("You mean, English speakers don't know what 'ESS' means?" "I don't think so...")