July 15, 2009
JLPT is the acronym for Japanese Language Proficiency Test (日本語能力試験 nihongo nōryoku shiken). JLPT is a standardized test that evaulate and certify Japanese Language proficiency for non-native Japanese speakers. It is held twice a year in East Asia and once a year in other regions.
JLPT has four different levels with JLPT Level 4 being the most basic and JLPT Level 1 being the most advnaced.
|JLPT Level||Kanji||Vocabulary||Listening Level||Hours of Study|
|JLPT Level 4||~100||~800||Beginner||150|
|JLPT Level 3||~300||~1,500||Basic||300|
|JLPT Level 2||~1,000||~6,000||Intermediate||600|
|JLPT Level 1||~2,000||~10,000||Advanced||900|