Category Archives: jlpt

2007 JLPT Scores

I’m getting an awful lot of hits recently from people who, like me, are waiting impatiently for the Japan Foundation to finish running our answer sheets through a scantron reader and let us know how we’ve done, already, sheesh. So … Continue reading

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6 days until the JLPT…

So, I took last year’s 3kyuu test tonight, after finishing up the exercises in my Grammar test book. Score: Kanji & Vocab : 41/55 Listening: 15/23 Grammar & Reading: 37/50 These are not great scores.  They ARE passing scores, but … Continue reading

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Yuno, I’m troubled.

I ought to be heading to bed soon, but I’ll probably be up for an hour or so. In the meantime I am faced with a conundrum. On the one hand, I should take this opportunity to study for the … Continue reading

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Katakana is a untrustworthy friend.

Normally, I like seeing words in katakana, because normally they’re nice friendly English words. Then, I hit a word spelled in katakana, like, oh, I dunno, “ホーム”, and this of course makes perfect sense. Ho-mu. Home. And then I hit … Continue reading

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JLPT Madness 2007

Well, I’m critically behind on my studying, and honestly I was thinking about wimping out this year, but – damn it – I’m going to do my best here. Signed up for the JLPT Level 3. It’s held December 2. … Continue reading

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And so it begins…

When you’re a little disappointed is probably not a good time to start a blog, so I’ll try not to go too emo in this. First, the good: JLPT Level 4 results came today. That is to say, I’d already … Continue reading

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