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Past Papers available!!!

Post by sambobuk » Thu 11.02.2006 2:54 pm

みなさん、 今日は!

Well, as my second post, I thought I'd give you all a link. I've been looking through the JLPT forum (I'm taking Level 4 in December :D :D :D :D :D) and I saw that a lot of you would like past papers to download but didn't know where to get them. GOOD NEWS! After hours of searching I have finally found the website!

Just go to _______ and they have every paper for every level of the test, including the audio files for the listening comprehension!!!! The entire website is in Japanese, so you might have to click round for a while, and make sure you sign up for a user account, cuz if you don't you won't be able to view the test answers! (It took me a while to figure this out LOL :D :D :D :D :D)

Just thought I'd let you all know as these saved my life!
サム
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Post by KNH » Thu 11.02.2006 3:04 pm

It's best to use こんにちは rather than 今日は, as most people will read it as きょうは. I speak from experience.

I, too, am familiar with that website. To get the answers to the tests you have to register, which isn't difficult in the least. Though, I'm not too sure if you should be posting this...
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Post by sambobuk » Thu 11.02.2006 3:07 pm

??? Why ever not? I think it's a very useful link!

And you're probably right about the きょうはー今日は
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Post by paul_b » Thu 11.02.2006 3:09 pm

sambobuk wrote:
??? Why ever not? I think it's a very useful link!

Perhaps he was concerned that it might have copyrighted materials online without permission of the copyright holders.

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Post by sambobuk » Thu 11.02.2006 3:13 pm

hmm...that's true.
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Post by Schattenjedi » Thu 11.02.2006 5:56 pm

Excellent website.

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Post by clay » Thu 11.02.2006 6:46 pm

It looks like they scanned the actual test papers. That may not be copyrighted? If they scanned Bonjinsha's test book, it would be a copyright infringement, but it doesn't look like they did that.

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Post by Spikeygal » Sat 11.04.2006 11:27 am

Would anyone be willing to help me register there via PM? I gave it a shot but don't know why it rejects my details.

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Post by Mike Cash » Sat 11.04.2006 8:31 pm

clay wrote:
It looks like they scanned the actual test papers. That may not be copyrighted? If they scanned Bonjinsha's test book, it would be a copyright infringement, but it doesn't look like they did that.


All you have to do for something to be copyrighted these days is to create it and commit it to a medium. There's no registration or ceremonial rigamarole associated with establishing copyright. The copyright mark needn't even be there.

Good link: http://www.rightsforartists.com/copyright.html

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Post by paul_b » Sun 11.05.2006 3:35 am

clay wrote:
It looks like they scanned the actual test papers. That may not be copyrighted? If they scanned Bonjinsha's test book, it would be a copyright infringement, but it doesn't look like they did that.

What I couldn't tell was
a) what connection (if any) the site had with the official organizers of the JLPT
b) how official the organization is that's put up the site.

As the site had full contact details for a place in Tokyo I thought it less likely to be suspicious than if it was some anonymously run place on a Hong Kong server. :D

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Post by Matsumoto_hideto » Mon 11.06.2006 11:31 pm

sambobuk wrote:
今日は!


HAHA!

Ill let it go since hes a level 4
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Post by paul_b » Wed 11.08.2006 2:10 pm

Shutting the stable door well and truly after the horse has bolted ... turns out the site is not legit and so the link is zapped.

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Post by Mike Cash » Wed 11.08.2006 5:51 pm

Matsumoto_hideto wrote:
sambobuk wrote:
今日は!


HAHA!

Ill let it go since hes a level 4


How very big hearted of you, Master.

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Post by Schattenjedi » Wed 11.08.2006 6:41 pm

Ironically, I'm getting the following Google ad on this site:

日本語迫ヘ試験

日本語迫ヘ試験の歴年資料、模擬試験 jlpt受験生の専門掲示板です

jlpt.info

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Post by chikara » Wed 11.08.2006 7:16 pm

sambobuk wrote:...... I've been looking through the JLPT forum ...... and I saw that a lot of you would like past papers to download but didn't know where to get them. GOOD NEWS! After hours of searching I have finally found the website!...................

Past papers can be downloaded legally from [url=http://momo.jpf.go.jp/jlpt/e/result_e.html]JLPT Communication Square
[/url] site of the Japan Foundation. These are simply past papers and don't have solutions.
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