JLPT N5 Master Course

116 Lessons • 16 Hours, 0 Minutes
For many Japanese learners, The Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) N5 represents the first major milestone on their journey. These lessons give you the practice in vocabulary, kanji, grammar and listening comprehension you need to pass!
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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
Telling Time in Japanese
Learn how to ask what time it is, and say what time it is
3 Minutes • Video
36
Nihongo Doujou - Style versus Function in Japan: Whose Umbrella is THAT?!
Learn about asking about origin
16 Minutes • Audio
37
Do you Know how to Get What you Want?
Learn about shopping conversation
16 Minutes • Audio
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
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
58
Using the Japanese Verbs Arimasu/Imasu
Learn how to use the verbs arimasu and imasu to talk about existence
4 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
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
65
Using Verbs in Japanese
Learn how to create sentences using present-tense verbs, as well as
3 Minutes • Video
66
Using Particles "e" and "de" in Japanese
Learn how to use the direction particle "e" and the location particle "de" sentences
3 Minutes • Video
67
Finding Your Way
Review the past action and learn how to form polite past tense of a verb
14 Minutes • Audio
68
Where's the Nearest Convenience Store in Japan?
Learn how to understand simple directions
14 Minutes • Audio
69
Conjugating Formal Verbs in Japanese
Learn how to conjugate formal Japanese verbs to make polite sentences
3 Minutes • Video
70
Suggestions and Invitations in Japanese
Learn how to invite someone to do something politely in two different ways
2 Minutes • Video
71
Hoping for a Lucky Streak in Japan
Learn how to talk about going places
11 Minutes • Audio
72
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
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
Make Your Japanese Colorful!
Learn about talking about someone's appearance and character
10 Minutes • Audio
75
The Japanese that Might Score You a Date!
Learn about asking someone out
11 Minutes • Audio
76
Don't Make Plans without this Lesson!
Learn about days of the week
12 Minutes • Audio
77
Here's Something You'll Like!
Learn about talking about one's preference
11 Minutes • Audio
78
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
79
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
80
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
81
Talking About Current Actions in Japanese
Learn how to talk about current actions using the -te iru / -te imasu construction
3 Minutes • Video
82
Making Requests in Japanese
Learn how to ask someone to do something using the -te kudasai construction
3 Minutes • Video
83
Asking Someone Not to Do Something in Japanese
Learn how to ask someone not to do something using -naide kudasai
2 Minutes • Video
84
How to Visit Someone's House
Learn how to visit someone's house in Japan
9 Minutes • Video
85
How to Eat a Typical Japanese Meal at Home
Learn how to eat a typical Japanese meal at home
9 Minutes • Video
86
This is a Japanese Gift For You
Learn how to identify things, give someone things, and say some polite Japanese phrases
8 Minutes • Audio
87
Is This Your Japanese House?
Learn how to say that something belongs to someone
9 Minutes • Audio
88
These Japanese Interjections Aren't Impolite!
Learn how to how to respond to someone in a conversation
9 Minutes • Audio
89
What to Say When You Visit a Japanese Home
Learn appropriate words and phrases for visiting a Japanese home
14 Minutes • Audio
90
Finding Your Way Around a Japanese Home
Learn how to ask and talk about where something is
14 Minutes • Audio
91
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
92
JLPT Level 4 Last Minute Prep Course 2
Learn about the top five particles you'll need for the test
11 Minutes • Audio
93
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
94
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
95
JLPT Level 4 Last Minute Prep Course 5
Learn about the essentials of part I of the Listening section
11 Minutes • Audio
96
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
97
At a Japanese Bookstore
Listen to a conversation set in a bookstore
1 Minute • Video
98
At a Japanese Restaurant
Listen to a conversation set in a restaurant
1 Minute • Video
99
Calling the Japanese Doctor's Office
Listen to a phone call to the doctor's office
1 Minute • Video
100
Reading a Japanese Journal
Listen to a journal entry being read out loud
1 Minute • Video
101
Looking At a Photograph from Japan
Listen to a conversation about a photograph
1 Minute • Video
102
Seeing a Movie in Japan
Listen to a conversation about going to the movies
2 Minutes • Video
103
Shopping for a Shirt in Japan
Listen to a conversation about buying a shirt
1 Minute • Video
104
Ordering a Burger in Japanese
Listen to a conversation set in a burger shop
1 Minute • Video
105
Baking a Cake in Japan
Listen to a conversation about baking a cake
1 Minute • Video
106
Making Plans for the Day in Japanese
Listen to a conversation about making plans
2 Minutes • Video
107
Getting Help from the Teacher in Japan
Listen to a conversation between a student and a teacher
1 Minute • Video
108
Ordering Lunch at a Restaurant in Japan
Listen to a conversation set in a restaurant
1 Minute • Video
109
Choosing a Place to Wait in Japan
Listen to a conversation about choosing a place to wait
1 Minute • Video
110
Talking About Vacation Plans in Japanese
Listen to a conversation about making vacation plans
1 Minute • Video
111
Talking About Breakfast in Japanese
Listen to a conversation about breakfast
1 Minute • Video
112
Finding What You Want at a Department Store in Japan
Listen to a conversation set in a department store
1 Minute • Video
113
Talking About your Age in Japanese
Listen to a conversation about age
1 Minute • Video
114
Shopping at a Boutique in Japan
Listen to a conversation set in a clothing boutique
1 Minute • Video
115
Talking About a Party in Japanese
Listen to a conversation about who's attending a party
1 Minute • Video
116
Arranging Furniture in a Room
Listen to a conversation about arranging furniture in a room
1 Minute • Video