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Archive for September, 2011

A Breakdown of N2 (Lower-Advanced)

Posted September 30th, 2011 by Kimberly in Learning Japanese No Comments »

Here is what you need to know about the N2 (Lower-Advanced): The N2 level of the JLPT exam; is the minimum level that is required in order for one to live and work in Japan. When one acquires this level, it ...

A Breakdown of N3 (Intermediate)‏

Posted September 23rd, 2011 by Kimberly in Learning Japanese No Comments »

Here is what you need to know about the N3 (Intermediate): This level is a little tricky to assess as it is a new level that was made for the JLPT exam after 2010. This level is between the old 3kyuu ...

A Breakdown of N4 (Lower-Intermediate)

Posted September 16th, 2011 by Kimberly in Learning Japanese No Comments »

Here is what you need to know about the N4 (Lower-Intermediate)   Here are the times for each section for the N4 exam: Vocabulary 30 mins Grammar/Reading 60 mins Listening 35 mins Total test time: 125 mins   The level N4 exam is for those to have ...

A Breakdown of N5 (Beginner)

Posted September 9th, 2011 by Kimberly in Learning Japanese No Comments »

The JLPT exam is divided into sections. First they test your knowledge of vocabulary, then they test your reading ability and grammar. And lastly, they test your listening comprehension.   Here are the times for each section for the N5 exam: Vocabulary ...

What to Know For the JLPT (2011)

Posted September 2nd, 2011 by Kimberly in Learning Japanese No Comments »

This week, we talk about what to expect when you register for the JLPT. When choosing a test site to take the exam, choose wisely, as once you have registered for a particular exam site, it cannot be changed for any ...