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Re: To learn more about the JLPT

Postby Disco » Sat 03.28.2009 7:34 pm

I'm 3/4 of the way through Genki I, what hope have I of succeeding in the JLPT this/next year
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Re: To learn more about the JLPT

Postby farly » Thu 04.02.2009 5:18 pm

Disco wrote:I'm 3/4 of the way through Genki I, what hope have I of succeeding in the JLPT this/next year


Pretty good I would say, for JLPT4 at least. I used a special grammar book besides the text books, for preparing specifically for JLPT. Apart of preparing for the test, it was great to read the same topics from another source than the textbook.

(would this better be in a separat thread?)
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Re: To learn more about the JLPT

Postby Sairana » Thu 04.02.2009 8:15 pm

farly wrote:(would this better be in a separat thread?)


Technically, yes. But this forum doesn't really have a problem with thread drift (or complete derailment) after the original post has been adequately answered/resolved.
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Re: To learn more about the JLPT

Postby Infidel » Thu 04.02.2009 9:50 pm

Sairana wrote:
farly wrote:(would this better be in a separat thread?)


Technically, yes. But this forum doesn't really have a problem with thread drift (or complete derailment) after the original post has been adequately answered/resolved.


yes, answer first, then who knows where the thread will go.
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Re: To learn more about the JLPT

Postby Sairana » Thu 04.02.2009 10:04 pm

Infidel wrote:yes, answer first, then who knows where the thread will go.


Oh, I forgot to mention hijacks. Hijacks are usually slapped on the wrist, even in an already answered thread. Mostly because a thread hijack is usually a legitimate question or introduction, and is not going to get the attention it deserves in the middle of some unrelated topic.
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Re: To learn more about the JLPT

Postby Kaihatsusha » Sun 07.26.2009 3:22 pm

how can i take JLPT here in Japan?

do I need to buy some application form from an office?

can you please teach the address to me?

thanks in advance
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Re: To learn more about the JLPT

Postby Infidel » Tue 07.28.2009 5:11 pm

a hijack right after a comment about hijacking? Is this a joke?
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Re: To learn more about the JLPT

Postby katafei » Sun 08.02.2009 3:58 pm

@Kaihatsusha
Yes, you can take JLPT in Japan
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Re: To learn more about the JLPT

Postby Nann Laypyaenu » Mon 08.31.2009 1:38 am

I missed the due date to apply exam form.
I'm from Mandalay, Myanmar.
If any idea, please help me as soon as possible.
your sincerely
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Re: To learn more about the JLPT

Postby mbridge » Mon 08.31.2009 11:44 am

Just so you guys know...

A. Most people pass JLPT1 by studying to pass JLPT1.
B. Most Japanese colleges and jobs usually want JLPT1. (3, and 4 are totally pointless in taking)
C. It doesn't test your conversational ability at all. (mostly a test on how well you can take a test)

If you must, study hard and take at least level 2, if not 1.
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Re: To learn more about the JLPT

Postby phreadom » Mon 08.31.2009 12:38 pm

I'm taking the JLPT4 for my own satisfaction to see if I can meet that goal post and have some sense of accomplishment that I've reached a personal milestone in my studies. Whether or not it translates into a job benefit, it helps me to personally feel like I've made some progress and reached a milestone.

I'm a long way away from being remotely close to the JLPT1 level, and I'd rather have a few milestones under my belt by then to show me that I'm making some progress lest I grow discouraged by how incredibly far away from there I am. :(
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Re: To learn more about the JLPT

Postby Yudan Taiteki » Mon 08.31.2009 2:00 pm

mbridge wrote:Just so you guys know...

A. Most people pass JLPT1 by studying to pass JLPT1.


This may be true, but you do need to have a good level of general Japanese knowledge to even consider studying for the JLPT1. The time limit on the reading section is strict enough that you need to have built your reading speed (with comprehension and no dictionary use) to a fairly high level; that's not something you're going to be able to do just by buying some JLPT 1 prep books.
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Re: To learn more about the JLPT

Postby Sairana » Tue 09.01.2009 7:08 am

mbridge wrote:B. Most Japanese colleges and jobs usually want JLPT1. (3, and 4 are totally pointless in taking)


I heard the JLPT isn't actually used as an accreditation of any variety for employment or schooling. Can anyone comment on that?
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Re: To learn more about the JLPT

Postby coco » Tue 09.01.2009 7:58 am

Sairana wrote:I heard the JLPT isn't actually used as an accreditation of any variety for employment or schooling. Can anyone comment on that?

As I posted here, JLPT is still used in many companies.

Colleges/universities also use JLPT for the entrance exams of foreign students.
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