I just wonder what you'd think of to see English names of Japanese
secondary schools that have courses for commerce/business studies.
In Japan, for instance, there is an association for those schools called
'The National Association of Commercial High Schools'. Some English-
speaking friends of mine say that it sounds strange. They also add that
they should be called, like 'high schools of commerce/business'.
Would you advise me of your opinions, please?
I don't really think one sounds any stranger than the other. The concept
is a bit strange to me: I am not sure it's so common to have a high school
that specializes in commerce/business studies. I see nothing wrong with
referring to such a high school as a "commercial high school", provided
that there's enough of them that it makes sense to come up with a general
There's a well-known public high school in New York City that specializes
in business studies: the Murray Bergtraum High School for Business