JLPT N5 Master Course

118 Lessons • 16 Hours, 31 Minutes
Prepare for N5, the first level of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT).
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1
Introduction to Japanese Writing
Learn a little about how to write
5 Minutes • Video
2
The Hiragana Vowels
Learn how to read and write the hiragana vowels, あ、い、う、え、お
12 Minutes • Video
3
The Hiragana K Column
Learn the Hiragana K column
11 Minutes • Video
4
The Hiragana S Column
Learn the Hiragana S column
11 Minutes • Video
5
The Hiragana T Column
Learn the Hiragana T column
11 Minutes • Video
6
The Hiragana N Column
Learn the Hiragana N column
9 Minutes • Video
7
The Hiragana H Column
Learn the Hiragana H column
14 Minutes • Video
8
The Hiragana M Column
Learn the Hiragana M column
9 Minutes • Video
9
The Hiragana R Column
Learn the Hiragana R column
9 Minutes • Video
10
The Hiragana Y Column and Digraphs
Learn the Hiragana Y column and digraphs
9 Minutes • Video
11
The Hiragana W Column Plus N
Learn the Hiragana W column plus N
10 Minutes • Video
12
The Katakana Vowels
Learn the katakana vowels
11 Minutes • Video
13
The Katakana K Column
Learn the katakana K column
10 Minutes • Video
14
The Katakana S Column
Learn the Katakana S column
11 Minutes • Video
15
The Katakana T Column
Learn the Katakana T column
12 Minutes • Video
16
The Katakana N Column
Learn the Katakana N column
8 Minutes • Video
17
The Katakana H Column
Learn the katakana H column
11 Minutes • Video
18
The Katakana M Column
Learn the Katakana M column
8 Minutes • Video
19
The Katakana R Column
Learn the Katakana R column
8 Minutes • Video
20
The Katakana Y Column and More Digraphs
Learn the Katakana Y column and more digraphs
8 Minutes • Video
21
The Katakana W Column Plus N
Learn the Katakana W column plus N
11 Minutes • Video
22
Introduction to Japanese Grammar
Learn a little about Japanese grammar
6 Minutes • Video
23
Introducing Yourself in Japanese
Learn how to create simple sentences that you can use to introduce yourself (A wa B desu, "A is B"), and
3 Minutes • Video
24
How to Introduce Yourself in Japanese
Learn how to introduce yourself
14 Minutes • Video
25
A Japanese Introduction
Learn how to introduce yourself
12 Minutes • Audio
26
Basic Japanese #2: Basic Greetings
Learn how to meet new people and say hello to friends and acquaintances in polite Japanese
4 Minutes • Video
27
Basic Japanese #3: Basic Greetings 2
Learn the difference between the casual and more polite forms of the phrases
1 Minute • Video
28
Basic Japanese #4: Japanese Manners (1)
Learn about the Japanese phrases for "I'm sorry," and "Thank you"
3 Minutes • Video
29
Basic Japanese #5: Japanese Manners (2)
Learn some of the proper Japanese phrases to use while you're dining with friends or associates in Japan
1 Minute • Video
30
Asking Simple Questions in Japanese
Learn how to ask simple yes/no question
3 Minutes • Video
31
Asking What Something is in Japanese
Learn how to ask what something is
3 Minutes • Video
32
Basic Japanese #20: Useful Expressions 1: How to Ask the Price of Something
Learn how to ask about prices
2 Minutes • Video
33
Buying Items at a Register
Learn how to buy items at a register
14 Minutes • Video
34
Nihongo Doujou - Money Makes the World Go Round in Japan
Learn about numbers 100-1000 and asking for prices
21 Minutes • Audio
35
Nihongo Doujou - Style versus Function in Japan: Whose Umbrella is THAT?!
Learn about asking about origin
16 Minutes • Audio
36
Do you Know how to Get What you Want?
Learn about shopping conversation
16 Minutes • Audio
37
Telling Time in Japanese
Learn how to ask what time it is, and say what time it is
3 Minutes • Video
38
There's a 6 A.M. in Japan?
Learn how to ask for and tell what time it is
11 Minutes • Audio
39
Do you Have the Time?
Learn how to tell and ask time
20 Minutes • Audio
40
Nihongo Doujou - Time and Traffic Wait for No One in Japan!
Learn about asking for time, use of -made
12 Minutes • Audio
41
Asking Where Something is in Japanese
Learn how to ask where something is, and you'll also learn the words for "here", "there", and "over there"
3 Minutes • Video
42
Asking for Something in Japanese
Learn how to ask for something, and you'll also learn a phrase used for apologizing and excusing yourself
3 Minutes • Video
43
Can You Take My Japanese Order?
Learn how to ask for something
7 Minutes • Audio
44
Can I Get Some Ketchup for my Japanese Dinner?
Learn how to ask whether someone has something
10 Minutes • Audio
45
Nihongo Doujou - How Many People Are in Your Japanese Dinner Party?
Learn about ordering food at a restaurant
16 Minutes • Audio
46
Past and Negative Forms of the Japanese Copula
Learn the past and negative forms of the copula desu
4 Minutes • Video
47
Introduction to Adjectives in Japanese
Learn all about the two types of adjectives, and how to use them
4 Minutes • Video
48
Negative Forms of Adjectives in Japanese
Learn how to make and use both types of negative adjective
3 Minutes • Video
49
Past Forms of Adjectives in Japanese
Learn how to make and use the past tense of i and na adjectives
3 Minutes • Video
50
Nihongo Doujou - The Hottest Way to Break the Ice in Japan!
Learn about -i adjective sentence ending with -ne particle
22 Minutes • Audio
51
Nihongo Doujou - Where Can You Go in Japan That Leaves You Feeling More Beautiful Inside AND Out?
Learn about possessive no and -na adjective ending change with -desu form
18 Minutes • Audio
52
Nihongo Doujou - What Have You Forgotten in Japan Today?
Learn about -i adjectives and -na adjectives
19 Minutes • Audio
53
Nihongo Doujou - A Japanese Double Mac Attack
Learn about more adjectives
16 Minutes • Audio
54
Nihongo Doujou - This Is Just Your Cup of Japanese Tea!!
Learn about review the -na and -i adjectives 終助詞 and how to describe people
14 Minutes • Audio
55
Nihongo Doujou - Making Connections in Japanese!
Learn about describing personality
11 Minutes • Audio
56
Nihongo Doujou - Combining Adjectives in Japanese: They Are Lively and Funny!
Learn about describing person and useful expressions greeting guests
17 Minutes • Audio
57
Using the Japanese Verbs Arimasu/Imasu
Learn how to use the verbs arimasu and imasu to talk about existence
4 Minutes • Video
58
Saying You Like (or Don't Like) Something in Japanese
Learn how to say you like and don't like something in Japanese using the adjectives suki and kirai
3 Minutes • Video
59
Basic Japanese #21: Useful Expressions 2: How to Ask Where Something is
Learn how to ask where something is
1 Minute • Video
60
Where in Japan Are You Now?
Learn how to ask where someone is
10 Minutes • Audio
61
Finding Your Friends in Japan
Learn how to ask and say the location of something
10 Minutes • Audio
62
Are You Feeling Sick in Japan?
Learn how to say you are sick
11 Minutes • Audio
63
Visiting the Japanese Doctor
Learn how to explain your symptoms to a doctor
12 Minutes • Audio
64
Nihongo Doujou - Are the Pangs of Hunger the Only Pains You Need to Worry About in Japan?
Learn about complaining about one's health condition
15 Minutes • Audio
65
I'm Sick! Here's How to Get Help at the Hospital in Japan
Learn about telling what you did, telling what you have, visiting a hospital
12 Minutes • Audio
66
Using Verbs in Japanese
Learn how to create sentences using present-tense verbs, as well as
3 Minutes • Video
67
Using Particles "e" and "de" in Japanese
Learn how to use the direction particle "e" and the location particle "de" sentences
3 Minutes • Video
68
Finding Your Way
Review the past action and learn how to form polite past tense of a verb
14 Minutes • Audio
69
Where's the Nearest Convenience Store in Japan?
Learn how to understand simple directions
14 Minutes • Audio
70
Conjugating Formal Verbs in Japanese
Learn how to conjugate formal Japanese verbs to make polite sentences
3 Minutes • Video
71
Suggestions and Invitations in Japanese
Learn how to invite someone to do something politely in two different ways
2 Minutes • Video
72
Hoping for a Lucky Streak in Japan
Learn how to talk about going places
11 Minutes • Audio
73
Do You Remember the Japanese Grammar You've Learned in this Series?
Review some of the different grammar points we have learned throughout this series
13 Minutes • Audio
74
Nihongo Doujou - Japanese Days in a Daze
Learn about last week, this week, next week, days of the week
14 Minutes • Audio
75
Nihongo Doujou - Talking About Dates in Japanese
Learn about asking about dates
13 Minutes • Audio
76
Nihongo Doujou - Where is Your Japanese Taking You...and How Will You Get There?
Learn about particle -de (by), -e and -ni, masu form of verbs
11 Minutes • Audio
77
Don't Make Plans without this Lesson!
Learn about days of the week
12 Minutes • Audio
78
Make Your Japanese Colorful!
Learn about talking about someone's appearance and character
10 Minutes • Audio
79
Here's Something You'll Like!
Learn about talking about one's preference
11 Minutes • Audio
80
Introduction to Informal Japanese Verbs
Learn how to use plain verbs for casual Japanese, and the difference between casual and polite speech
2 Minutes • Video
81
The -Te Form of Class 1 Japanese Verbs
Learn how to make the -te form of Class 1 verbs to give commands
4 Minutes • Video
82
The -Te Form of Class 2 and 3 Japanese Verbs
Learn how to make the -te form of Class 2 and 3 verbs to give more commands
3 Minutes • Video
83
Talking About Current Actions in Japanese
Learn how to talk about current actions using the -te iru / -te imasu construction
3 Minutes • Video
84
Making Requests in Japanese
Learn how to ask someone to do something using the -te kudasai construction
3 Minutes • Video
85
Asking Someone Not to Do Something in Japanese
Learn how to ask someone not to do something using -naide kudasai
2 Minutes • Video
86
How to Visit Someone's House
Learn how to visit someone's house in Japan
9 Minutes • Video
87
What to Say When You Visit a Japanese Home
Learn appropriate words and phrases for visiting a Japanese home
14 Minutes • Audio
88
How to Eat a Typical Japanese Meal at Home
Learn how to eat a typical Japanese meal at home
9 Minutes • Video
89
This is a Japanese Gift For You
Learn how to identify things, give someone things, and say some polite Japanese phrases
8 Minutes • Audio
90
Is This Your Japanese House?
Learn how to say that something belongs to someone
9 Minutes • Audio
91
These Japanese Interjections Aren't Impolite!
Learn how to how to respond to someone in a conversation
9 Minutes • Audio
92
Finding Your Way Around a Japanese Home
Learn how to ask and talk about where something is
14 Minutes • Audio
93
JLPT Level 4 Last Minute Prep Course 1
Learn what questions you need to study for as well as the structure and format of the test
10 Minutes • Audio
94
JLPT Level 4 Last Minute Prep Course 2
Learn about the top five particles you'll need for the test
11 Minutes • Audio
95
JLPT Level 4 Last Minute Prep Course 3
Review proper use of Japanese verbs, adjectives, nouns, counters, and adverbs as you will likely find them on the test
11 Minutes • Audio
96
JLPT Level 4 Last Minute Prep Course 4
Review the language constructions for Japanese WH-questions, responding to a request, yes/no questions, and more
8 Minutes • Audio
97
At a Japanese Bookstore
Listen to a conversation set in a bookstore
1 Minute • Video
98
JLPT Level 4 Last Minute Prep Course 5
Learn about the essentials of part I of the Listening section
11 Minutes • Audio
99
JLPT Level 4 Last Minute Prep Course 6
Learn about a section of the test where you must listen and give the right answer
12 Minutes • Audio
100
At a Japanese Restaurant
Listen to a conversation set in a restaurant
1 Minute • Video
101
Calling the Japanese Doctor's Office
Listen to a phone call to the doctor's office
1 Minute • Video
102
Reading a Japanese Journal
Listen to a journal entry being read out loud
1 Minute • Video
103
Looking At a Photograph from Japan
Listen to a conversation about a photograph
1 Minute • Video
104
Seeing a Movie in Japan
Listen to a conversation about going to the movies
2 Minutes • Video
105
Shopping for a Shirt in Japan
Listen to a conversation about buying a shirt
1 Minute • Video
106
Ordering a Burger in Japanese
Listen to a conversation set in a burger shop
1 Minute • Video
107
Baking a Cake in Japan
Listen to a conversation about baking a cake
1 Minute • Video
108
Making Plans for the Day in Japanese
Listen to a conversation about making plans
2 Minutes • Video
109
Getting Help from the Teacher in Japan
Listen to a conversation between a student and a teacher
1 Minute • Video
110
Ordering Lunch at a Restaurant in Japan
Listen to a conversation set in a restaurant
1 Minute • Video
111
Choosing a Place to Wait in Japan
Listen to a conversation about choosing a place to wait
1 Minute • Video
112
Talking About Vacation Plans in Japanese
Listen to a conversation about making vacation plans
1 Minute • Video
113
Talking About Breakfast in Japanese
Listen to a conversation about breakfast
1 Minute • Video
114
Finding What You Want at a Department Store in Japan
Listen to a conversation set in a department store
1 Minute • Video
115
Talking About your Age in Japanese
Listen to a conversation about age
1 Minute • Video
116
Shopping at a Boutique in Japan
Listen to a conversation set in a clothing boutique
1 Minute • Video
117
Talking About a Party in Japanese
Listen to a conversation about who's attending a party
1 Minute • Video
118
Arranging Furniture in a Room
Listen to a conversation about arranging furniture in a room
1 Minute • Video