"Distances in Japan _Getting familiar with metric length conversion_"
?If you're thinking about spending a year in Japan teaching English, you'll need to be prepared for many changes - including a new system of The Metric Way The good news is that conversion length using the metric system is easy! If you can count, add, subtract, divide and multiply be tens, you'll be right at home with the metric Be a Savvy Traveler Although you may be going to Japan to teach English, it's only polite to adopt some Japanese customs (although not too well - Japanese have historically been suspicious of foreigners who speak the language too fluently). One of these customs is length conversion. Before you go, make sure you have your passport, your Nihonnsu -English dictionary and length conversion table - then learn the metric system.