The image of the partner country Japan About school life 1. All students have portable phones. 100 % yes 2. School regulation is strict. 100 % yes 3 Most high schools have their own uniforms. 100 % yes 4. Students have to do lots of homeworks. 75 % Y / 25 % No 5. After school. most of the students do part time jobs. 50 % Y / 50 % N 6. In America, the number of public high shools is larger than that of private ones. 100 % Y 7. There are air conditioner in every high school. 100 % Y 8.Students have lunch at a school cafeteria 100 % Y 9. Students can drive a car. 100 % Y 10. Students live with their family. 100 % Y 11.Students can choose subject freely. It means most subjects are 50 % Y / 50 % N elective. 12.There are some school festivals, such as culture festival, sports day,and a one day school 100 % Y excursion. 13. Most studetns read comics. 100 % Y 14. Japanese animation videos like pokemon, mononoke, are very popular. 100 % Y 15. Every class has its own classroom teacher who takes care of the 8students'lives. 100 % Y ' Examination into universities ' is very difficult, so there exists ' 100 % Y Examination hell' About daily life 1. English is mostly spoken on TV. 100 % Y 2. People tend to watch TV for hours a day. 75 % Y / 25 % N 3. Studetns have their own rooms at home. 100 % Y 4. Most studens don't live with their grandfather and grandmother. 50 % Y / 50 % N 5. A credit card can be used at anyplace, at anytime.. 100 % Y 6. Most students have no interest to politics. 100 % Y 7. Every one has a computer at home. 100 % Y About society 1.Convenience stores, opend 24hours and selling all things, are found 100 % Y everywhere in the country. 2.Rental video shops and rental CD shops are everywhere. 100 % Y 3.There are lots of foreign tourists in your place. 100 % Y 4.People speak English everyday. 100 % Y 5.Smoking is totally prohibited in public places, like hospitals, 100 % Y 2stations, government offices. 6.Garbege recycling system is arranged by the government. 100 % Y 7.The prices is lower, compared with Japan 100 % Y 8.Crime rate is high. 100 % Y Mc Donald's prices: Big Mac 4,99 DM cheeseburger 2,15 DM Hamburger 1,95 Special EM Mac(special because of the European football Championships in the Netherlands / Belgium) with French fries and a medium coke 8,99 DM Mac flurry (ice-cream with chocolate stuff inside) 2,99 DM Hamburger Royale 4,99 DM Hamburger Royale with tomatoes and salad 5,49 DM Current exchange rate - 1 Deutschmark = about 50 Japanese Yen - ( the Yen is very very strong in comparison to last year!) http://www.btm.co.jp/list_j/kinri/index.htm#GAITAME
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