JPLT | N5
It is essential to be able to understand and express simple sentences in order to be able to deal with familiar situations.
Being able to use Japanese in simple contexts is essential for work, but being able to carry on a conversation in Japanese is also important in different situations.
Applicable to :
The candidate experiences few difficulties understanding standard speech on familiar topics experienced in work, school, or during leisure time. The candidate can usually comprehend the main point of radio or TV programs on current affairs or topics of personal or professional interest when the delivery is slow and clear.
The candidate has strong communication skills in the language and can discuss a variety of topics that might come up while travelling. The candidate is also able to hold a conversation on topics that are familiar, of personal interest, or relevant to everyday life without any preparation (e.g. family, hobbies, work, travel, and current events).
The candidate's language is easy to follow as they connect phrases and describe experiences, events, dreams, hopes, and ambitions. They provide brief reasons and explanations for opinions and plans. Additionally, the candidate can describe a story or the plot of a book or film and tell what their reactions were.
The candidate has the ability to understand texts that are composed mostly of high frequency, commonplace language. They are able to understand accounts of events, emotions, and desires in personal letters.
The candidate can write clearly and concisely about topics they're interested in, as well as write personal letters describing experiences and impressions in an interesting way.