JETAA JLPT Benkyoukai 2016

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Class capacity for the 2016 JLPT Benkyoukai N1 & N2 group is full. We still have available spots in the N3 – N5 group for those who are interested.


Interested in taking the Japanese Language Proficiency Test this year? Or just looking for a group to study Japanese with? Join our JLPT Japanese Benkyoukai!

This study group is open to anyone who wants to study Japanese. Studies will focus on levels N1 – N5 of the Japanese Language Proficiency test, and will include grammar, vocabulary, kanji, reading, listening, and speaking. Participants will be split into two groups: those studying levels N1 and N2, and those studying for levels N3 – N5. Each group will meet every other Tuesday for 16 weeks with a native Japanese language teacher. Please see the schedule below!

N1 & N2 Study Dates

Tuesday, Aug. 16
Tuesday, Aug. 30
Tuesday, Sept. 13 (to be rescheduled either Saturday, Sept. 10 or Sunday, Sept. 11)
Tuesday, Sept. 27
Tuesday, Oct. 11
Tuesday, Oct. 25
Tuesday, Nov. 8
Tuesday, Nov. 22

N3 – N5 Study Dates

Tuesday, Aug. 23
Tuesday, Sept. 6
Tuesday, Sept. 20
Tuesday, Oct. 4
Tuesday, Oct. 18
Tuesday, Nov. 1
Tuesday, Nov. 15
Tuesday, Nov. 29

Not sure what the levels mean, or which level is right for you? Take a practice exam here!

This year’s test will be held on Sunday, December 4th, 2016. Visit the American Association of Teachers of Japanese website for test locations and registration information!

Not interested in taking the test? No problem! This study group is casual and the curriculum is flexible. We hope you’ll come study with us!

When: Tuesdays (August 16th – November 29th)

Time: 6:15pm – 8:15pm

Where: Beaverton, OR (address will be mailed to attendees upon RSVPing)

Cost: Free!

What to bring: Study materials such as paper, pens or pencils, a Japanese dictionary or an electronic dictionary, and your favorite Japanese textbook(s). If you have other study materials you like to use, such as flash cards, we encourage you to bring those, too!

RSVP: Class capacity for the 2016 JLPT Benkyoukai N1 & N2 group is full. We still have available spots in the N3 – N5 group for those who are interested. Contact to RSVP today! 


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The Portland Chapter of JETAA (The JET Program Alumni Association) was created to serve the bonds of friendship developed by the program participants. JETAA’s purpose is to achieve, through its activities, a broader and deeper understanding between Japan and the other countries participating in the program.