Language Levels

This online Japanese language level check is free and with no strings attached.
We highly recommend students to learn Hiragana and Katakana before coming to Japan.

Start from ZeroHiragana and Katakana Sheets
We encourage you to try our Level 1 Test. You might know more than you think.
You want to study Japanese from the very beginning? Get ready for one of our courses by learning Hiragana and Katakana. It takes between 1 and 2 weeks to learn both systems. 
Level 1 - BeginnerMinna no Nihongo Shokyu I (L1 – L13)
This level is for students who can read and write Hiragana as well as Katakana. You will learn numbers, greetings and simple sentence structures for everyday use.
Level 2  Lower Elementary (A1) Minna no Nihongo Shokyu I (L14 – L25)
Questions Level 2This level introduces the basics of Japanese adjectives and verbs. You will also learn more complex sentence structures and how to use casual speech. At the end of this course, you will know the necessary grammar for the JLPT N5 test.
Level 3  Elementary (A1/A2) Minna no Nihongo Shokyu II (L26 – L37)
Questions Level 3You can deal with predictable everyday situations.
Basic communication is possible with a lot of assistance.
Level 4 - Upper Elementary (A2) Minna no Nihongo Shokyu II (L38 – L50)
Questions Level 4You can deal with a variety of familiar everyday situations. You can communicate independently in a familiar environment. There are many mistakes, yet you are able to understand general messages and give your opinion in most contexts. At the end of this course, you will know the necessary grammar for the JLPT N4 test.
Level 5  Lower Intermediate (A2/B1)
 Minna no Nihongo Chukyu I (L1 – L13)
Questions Level 5You know how to deal with more demanding situations. There are occasional errors in very complex situations but you can pick up conversations again quite easily. At the end of this course, you will know the necessary grammar for the JLPT N3 test.
Level 6  Intermediate (B1)
 Minna no Nihongo Chukyu II (L13 – L24)
This level is available to students who have passed the Level 5 Test.You can handle complex situations and talk about many different topics. You are very secure in speaking Japanese and have an excellent command of the language. At the end of this course, you will have learned the necessary grammar for the JLPT N2 test.

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