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Japanese Language Students Reading Guide: JLPT

This page is designed for students who are taking Japanese courses at GW Japanese Program.

What is JLPT?

JLPTThe Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) is the number 1 proficiency exam in Japanese for non-Native speakers. It cis an internationally recognized exam which authoritatively demonstrates your skill in the language. If you are looking for a job with a Japanese employer or in which you will use Japanese, putting your JLPT score on your resume will be beneficial.

To find out the test dates and see the sample questions, visit the official Website: JapaneseEnglish, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese.

日本語能力試験 (にほんご のうりょく しけん) 公式問題集 (こうしき もんだいしゅう)/JLPT Official Practice Workbooks

Useful Resources for JLPT

There are many online resources for those who are thinking to study for JLPT. 

If you know other good online sites to share, please email to!

Online Newspapers & Magazines


For more Japanese newspaper-related information, please check this research guide.

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