2017-12-15

Home (日本語)
About

Browse

+By article
+By author
+By issue
+By language
+By location
+By topic
+By year
+Photos
+Random article
+What links here
+Search

Sister Sites

+Mind the Gap
+Portable Alien
+TsukuBlog

Tsukuba Info

+City Hall
+Tsukuba Map
+Tsukuba Orientation
+Tsukuba Wiki

Support AT

+Advertise on AT
+Buy AT stuff
+Donate to AT
+Submit an article
+Take a survey
+Volunteer

For Staff

+AT Workspace

Contact

+Contact us


Webster: October 2003

Author:Shaney Crawford, Issue: October 2003, Topic: Computers

Did you apply for the dreaded Japanese Proficiency Test? The applications were due on September 19, 2003 and the test will take place on December 7, 2003. This test is only offered once a year, and only in major cities like Tokyo, Osaka, Sendai, Sapporo, etc.

There are a large number of websites out there that will help you on your way. First of all, there is an official website for the test itself maintained by the Association of International Education, Japan (AIEJ) at http://www.aiej.or.jp/examination/jlpt.html. Probably the best website for materials is http://www.mlcjapanese.co.jp, a site maintained by the Meguro Language Center (MLC) in Tokyo. You can also find good information on these sites:

Kanji-A-Day
Full lists of vocabulary and kanji for all levels. (Please note that the lists may have some mistakes in them as they were electronically created by a non-native Japanese speaker. They seem to be mostly correct, but I noticed a few mistakes when I glanced at the lists.)
http://www.kanji-a-day.com

Kanji Study Guide
http://www.kanjistudyguide.com

Unicom
I can recommend the "Power Up" series of books by Unicom. I think these offer very good coverage of all areas and all levels of the test.
http://www.unicom-lra.co.jp

Kanji Clinic
http://www.kanjiclinic.com

And if you didn't apply in time for the JLPT, perhaps you might consider taking the JETRO Business Japanese Proficiency Test (JETRO Test). Details can be found at http://www.jetro.go.jp/it/e/bj.

If you know of other useful sites, please email us!

<< The Holy Grail! Foreign Movies with English Subtitles! | Master Index | Travel Websites >>


Alien Times Sponsors

The advertisements that appear on paper and online versions of The Alien Times do not necessarily represent the views of the Alien Times. The Alien Times takes no responsibility for any transactions that occur between advertisers and readers.


The authors of articles that appear in Alien Times reserve the right to copyright their work. Please DO NOT copy any articles that appear in Alien Times without first receiving permission from the author of the article (when known) or the Alien Times Editor.

Funded by the Tsukuba Expo'85 Memorial Foundation, Printed by Isebu

Sponsors