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JLPT Summer 2017 First Reactions

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The JLPT is conducted twice a year in most of Asia, and today was the day of the summer JLPT. It also happens to be the middle of rainy season, so there was a huge thunderstorm in the middle of the test that kept us inside, making for a very interesting test taking experience. Sorry [...]

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N5 Practice Test Grammar Explanations post image

JLPT organizers have made practice tests available online ever since they changed the format back in 2010.  These ‘tests’ aren’t actually complete.  A lot of the sections only have 2 questions whereas the real test may have 5 or more for each.  I have added some comments to the practice tests that you can pick [...]

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JLPT December 2016 Results

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getIf you registered for the JLPT in Japan online, you should now be able to check your results online at the official JEES site.  If you mailed your application in the old fashion way, the results will be mailed out starting February 3rd.  Online results for several other countries should be available now, too.  And [...]

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Review of Try! Japanese Language Proficiency Test N5 post image

Your typical study book for the test includes drills and more drills.  The Shin Kanzen Master series for N4 and above are masters of this formula.  So-Matome also has a very good series of books that really focus on drilling the grammar points you need to know in order to pass the test.  And in [...]

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Becoming the … N5? Master

Becoming the … N5? Master post image

So, a long time ago I passed the N2. It has actually been awhile since I've taken the JLPT because to be honest, I had reached the level I need to be at in order to do what I need to do. At the N2 level, you can understand most reading materials and the majority [...]

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