2010-2 JLPT Results Are Coming!

It’s that time again, JETs! The Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT; 日本語能力試験) results will be mailed out on 10 Feb. 2011. If you do not receive your results by the 18th, contact the JLPT Information Service at  03-5454-5577.

If you took the N4 or N5, the official JLPT website published the scoring breakdown for the test on 31 January. (This link includes the breakdown for N1-N3 as well, but the passing scores have not changed since the 2010-1 test. Japanese version here.) Remember, you need both the overall passing score AND  the minimum passing score in each section to pass the test. (Read: you must pass all sections to pass the whole test. See this article for an explanation.)

The next exam (2011-1) will be held on Sunday, 3 July 2011 with check-in starting at noon. (Tests end around 16:00-16:30, depending on level). Details from JEES are linked here: (Japanese) (English). All levels will be offered. Registration by mail is from 24 March – 28 April and costs 5,500 yen. Look for a separate post about how to register in Ishikawa in March!

Leah Zoller is a second-year CIR in Anamizu and the editor of this blog. 能力試験に合格するように!


New Scoring for the JLPT (日本語能力試験)

Discouraged by your score on the last JLPT? JEES has finally published the scoring information, and it might not be as bad as you think!

The N1, N2, and N3 tests are graded in several new ways.
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