JLPT N4 Master Course

116 Lessons • 23 Hours, 8 Minutes
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1
Meet The Parents 1
Learn the humble forms for "to speak" and "to do"
16 Minutes • Audio
2
Japanese Etiquette: Visiting a Home
Learn how to enter Japanese home respectfully and show that you're sensitive to the culture
16 Minutes • Audio
3
Talking About Your Family in Japanese
Learn how to talk about your family
13 Minutes • Audio
4
Tell Me More About Yourself
Learn how to talk about yourself in a polite manner
12 Minutes • Audio
5
Daddy is Home
Learn how to say what we want or want to do
16 Minutes • Audio
6
Impress Others with Your Formal Japanese
Learn about useful Japanese expressions for a job interview
13 Minutes • Audio
7
Nihongo Doujou - Combining Adjectives in Japanese: They Are Lively and Funny!
Learn about describing person and useful expressions greeting guests
17 Minutes • Audio
8
Nihongo Doujou - What Will They Say if You Come Bearing Gifts in Japan?
Learn about useful expressions visiting someone's house
15 Minutes • Audio
9
Nihongo Doujou - What Great Things Is Your Japanese Cooking Up?
Learn about offering food in casual speech
13 Minutes • Audio
10
Nihongo Doujou - How Do You Get More of the Best in Japan?
Learn about offering food in casual speech
13 Minutes • Audio
11
Your First Impression—Don't Blow it!
Learn how to discuss present continuing actions
15 Minutes • Audio
12
Using Polite Japanese: Your Key to Forming Relationships
Learn to use Japanese verbs like iku, kuru, and kaeru
13 Minutes • Audio
13
Cans and Can'ts: Asking for and Giving Permission
Learn to use these Japanese words to ask all sorts of questions and give appropriate responses
14 Minutes • Audio
14
Read, Learn and Speak: Combining Verbs in Japanese
Learn how to combine verbs
15 Minutes • Audio
15
What are you Going to Bring?
Learn about Mottekite (to bring) and Motteiku (to take)
12 Minutes • Audio
16
The Plot Thickens
Learn the attributive use of the particle ga
16 Minutes • Audio
17
Your Japanese Abilities
Learn about expressing that one can do something
13 Minutes • Audio
18
Talking About Your Long Weekend in Japanese
Learn how to greet a co-worker on a Monday morning after a long weekend
8 Minutes • Audio
19
Nihongo Doujou - Talk About Your Past in Japanese.
Learn about talking about the past activity
18 Minutes • Audio
20
Nihongo Doujou - Did Japanese Ever Taste This Good?!
Learn about talking about the past activity
20 Minutes • Audio
21
Nihongo Doujou - Did You Get Everyone Japanese Souvenirs?
Learn about talking one's experience
25 Minutes • Audio
22
Do Your Japanese a Favor
Learn how to say "to do something for someone"
11 Minutes • Audio
23
What's Your Japanese Potential?
Learn about conjugating the potential forms of verbs
14 Minutes • Audio
24
After This Japanese Lesson, Nothing Will Ever Be the Same!
Learn how to explain a timeline using Japanese phrases
14 Minutes • Audio
25
I've Never Lied to You in Japanese!
Learn how to tell someone that you have or don't have some particular experience
14 Minutes • Audio
26
The Right Way to Sightsee in Japan
Review two verb forms, which are the dictionary form and the masu form
16 Minutes • Audio
27
Are You Ready for a Visit to Japan?
Review the counters for hours and minutes, and how to form the negative form of a
19 Minutes • Audio
28
One Word You Can't Speak Japanese Without!
Learn about telling someone to do something
15 Minutes • Audio
29
Basic Japanese #25: Basic Japanese Course Review
Review all the previous Basic Japanese video lessons
2 Minutes • Video
30
What Will It Take for You to Visit Me in Japan?
Learn how to use the Japanese conjunction kara to provide a reason or cause for something
13 Minutes • Audio
31
A Lonely Birthday in Japan
Learn how to how to say "even though"
17 Minutes • Audio
32
What Does Your Future Look Like in Japan?
Learn how to describe your future intentions and plans
17 Minutes • Audio
33
Cancelling an Appointment at the Last Minute
Learn how to cancel an engagement at the last minute
13 Minutes • Audio
34
Three's A Crowd
Learn about the critical Japanese phrases you need to get around
18 Minutes • Audio
35
How Not to Take The Wrong Train in Japan!
Learn how to ask for directions and use public transportation in Japan
14 Minutes • Audio
36
How Does Your Japanese Compare?
Learn to make comparisons
13 Minutes • Audio
37
Yes or No?
Learn about saying you haven't done a certain action yet
16 Minutes • Audio
38
SS16: Asking for Directions
Learn about talking about streets
15 Minutes • Audio
39
What Should You Do If You Lose Something on a Japanese Train?
Learn how to report a lost item
11 Minutes • Audio
40
Reporting Lost Property in Japanese
Learn how to report a lost item on a train
13 Minutes • Audio
41
I Could Use Some Help Shopping in Japan!
Learn how to form some basic Japanese expressions you can use while shopping
16 Minutes • Audio
42
Is Your Japanese Too Much?
Learn about saying that something is too [adjective]
16 Minutes • Audio
43
Japanese That's Easy to Do
Learn about saying that something is easy or hard to do
14 Minutes • Audio
44
Asking For a Different Size at a Clothing Shop
Learn how to talk to a shop clerk about trying on and choosing clothes
13 Minutes • Audio
45
Asking to See an Item in a Showcase
Learn how to ask to see an item in a showcase
14 Minutes • Audio
46
The Bargains are Yours if You Listen to this Japanese Announcement
Learn about the usage of the Japanese word kudasaru, which you can use to extend an extra-formal thank you in Japanese
14 Minutes • Audio
47
"Able-Bodied" Japanese
Learn about expressing that you can do something part ii
12 Minutes • Audio
48
Which One Do You Prefer?
Learn about ordering food
10 Minutes • Audio
49
Check, Please!
Learn about paying bill at a restaurant
11 Minutes • Audio
50
A Not So Regular Restaurant 1
Learn about useful phrases for ordering at a restaurant and asking for items left off
19 Minutes • Audio
51
Making Substitutions at a Japanese Sushi Restaurant
Learn how to ask for a substitution at a sushi restaurant
14 Minutes • Audio
52
Taking Baby Steps in a Japanese Kitchen
Learn how to use two Japanese words that mean "only" - dake and shika
13 Minutes • Audio
53
If You Don't Try This Japanese Activity, How Will You Know Whether You Can Do It?
Learn how to use the Japanese verb that means "to try
14 Minutes • Audio
54
Changing Seats in a Japanese Restaurant
Learn how to ask to sit at a different table in a restaurant
13 Minutes • Audio
55
Your Japanese Possibilities
Learn about talking about ability and asking permission
16 Minutes • Audio
56
Telling a Friend You're Running Late
Learn how to tell a friend you're running late
13 Minutes • Audio
57
Confirming a Meeting Location
Learn how to confirm a meeting location
13 Minutes • Audio
58
Partying in a Japanese Haunted House
Learn how to say "looks like"
15 Minutes • Audio
59
The Most Critical Japanese Questions
Learn about asking addresses, asking phone numbers
13 Minutes • Audio
60
Learn This Japanese Before it's Too Late!
Learn about telling the time
11 Minutes • Audio
61
What's the Japanese Diagnosis?
Learn how to describe how you are feeling
15 Minutes • Audio
62
You Should Do What This Person Says in Japanese
Learn how to offer a strong suggestion or give advice
16 Minutes • Audio
63
Explaining Symptoms to a Doctor
Learn how to tell a doctor your symptoms
12 Minutes • Audio
64
Getting Instructions for Prescription Medicine
Learn more about how to tell a doctor your symptoms
13 Minutes • Audio
65
Getting Medicine at a Drugstore
Learn how to ask for the right medicine
12 Minutes • Audio
66
The Last Day of the Year in a Japanese Office
Learn what to say when you leave the office at the end of the year
11 Minutes • Audio
67
Greeting Your Boss on the First Day of the Japanese New Year
Learn how to greet someone when you see them at the beginning of the work year
10 Minutes • Audio
68
Farewelling Your Japanese Coworker When They are Being Transferred
Learn what to say when you are not going to see someone for a long time
11 Minutes • Audio
69
The Japanese that Might Score You a Date!
Learn about asking someone out
11 Minutes • Audio
70
Please Accept This...
Learn about expressing gratitude
13 Minutes • Audio
71
It Has Come to Be that I Am Addicted to Japanese Food!
Learn how to make a request using -younisuru
16 Minutes • Audio
72
You Can Never Be Too Polite in Japanese
Learn about New Year's customs and greetings while reviewing humble expressions
15 Minutes • Audio
73
Giving and Receiving in Japanese-Introduction
Learn about talking about giving and receiving
18 Minutes • Audio
74
Giving and Receiving in Japanese-Kureru
Learn about expressing that someone does something for the speaker
15 Minutes • Audio
75
Giving and Receiving in Japanese-Ageru
Learn about expressing that someone does something for someone else
14 Minutes • Audio
76
Giving and Receiving in Japanese-Morau
Learn about talking about benefiting from someone else's actions
16 Minutes • Audio
77
Would You be Able to Move After Running a Japanese Marathon?
Learn how to how to say "if"
15 Minutes • Audio
78
Do You Gain Weight Even if You're Just Eating Japanese Salad?
Learn how to how to say "even if"
13 Minutes • Audio
79
Whenever You Have a Moment, Learn Some More Japanese!
Learn how to how to say "whenever"
15 Minutes • Audio
80
These Passive Sentences Will Actively Improve Your Japanese
Learn how to use the passive voice
16 Minutes • Audio
81
Express Your Annoyance in Japanese
Learn about the Japanese indirect passive voice
15 Minutes • Audio
82
Are There Monster Parents at This Japanese School?
Learn how to say "to let/to make someone go somewhere" or "to let/to make someone do something"
17 Minutes • Audio
83
Having a Bad Hair Day in Japan
Learn continue learning about Japanese causative verbs
15 Minutes • Audio
84
You May Not Wear a Miniskirt to a Japanese Funeral
Learn how to use the causative to ask for permission to do something
16 Minutes • Audio
85
New JLPT N4 Prep Course
Learn the essentials so you are ready to pass the JLPT test, or even just so you can impress your friends with your vast knowledge of Japanese
9 Minutes • Audio
86
New JLPT N4 Prep Course #2
Learn the essential information you'll need to know for the vocabulary and kanji portion of the Japanese proficiency exam
9 Minutes • Audio
87
New JLPT N4 Prep Course #3
Learn about Japanese words including words that seem similar but that have different meanings
9 Minutes • Audio
88
New JLPT N4 Prep Course #4
Learn about the next part of the Japanese proficiency exam: grammar and reading comprehension
12 Minutes • Audio
89
New JLPT N4 Prep Course #5
Learn about the next part of the language knowledge and reading comprehension section on the Japanese proficiency exam
9 Minutes • Audio
90
New JLPT N4 Prep Course #6
Learn about the third part of the grammar and reading comprehension section on the Japanese proficiency exam
9 Minutes • Audio
91
New JLPT N4 Prep Course #7
Learn how to use the conditional to give instructions or directions, and we'll also show you how to form and use embedded questions
10 Minutes • Audio
92
New JLPT N4 Prep Course #8
Learn how to prepare for this section of the exam
8 Minutes • Audio
93
New JLPT N4 Prep Course #9
Learn about the listening comprehension portion of the Japanese proficiency exam
10 Minutes • Audio
94
New JLPT N4 Prep Course #10
Learn how to prepare for Question 2 of the listening comprehension section of the JLPT N4
9 Minutes • Audio
95
New JLPT N4 Prep Course #11
Learn about the third section of the listening comprehension portion of the Japanese proficiency exam
8 Minutes • Audio
96
New JLPT N4 Prep Course #12
Learn about the fourth section of the listening comprehension portion of the Japanese proficiency exam
8 Minutes • Audio
97
At the Jewelry Store in Japan
Listen to a conversation in a jewelry store
2 Minutes • Video
98
Rearranging the Office in Japan
Listen to a conversation about rearranging an office
2 Minutes • Video
99
Getting Some Groceries in Japan
Listen to a conversation about grocery shopping
2 Minutes • Video
100
Listening to a Japanese Forecast
Listen to a weather report
1 Minute • Video
101
Discussing a New Design in Japanese
Listen to a conversation about redesigning a business card
2 Minutes • Video
102
Getting Japanese Directions
Listen to a conversation about getting directions
1 Minute • Video
103
Choosing a Drink in Japan
Listen to a conversation about choosing drinks for a meeting
1 Minute • Video
104
Shopping for a Computer in Japan
Listen to a conversation set in a computer store
2 Minutes • Video
105
Talking About Your Schedule in Japanese
Listen to a conversation about a travel schedule
1 Minute • Video
106
Ordering a Pizza in Japanese
Listen to a conversation about ordering pizza
2 Minutes • Video
107
Asking about a Restaurant's Opening Hours in Japanese
Listen to a conversation about a restaurant's opening hours
2 Minutes • Video
108
Choosing a Delivery Time in Japan
Listen to a conversation about choosing a delivery time
2 Minutes • Video
109
Talking About Medicines in Japanese
Listen to a conversation about when and which medicines to take for an illness
2 Minutes • Video
110
Talking About Your Family in Japanese
Listen to a conversation about someone's family
2 Minutes • Video
111
Choosing a Pair of Glasses in Japan
Listen to a conversation about choosing a pair of glasses
2 Minutes • Video
112
Rescheduling a Dentist Appointment in Japan
Listen to a conversation about changing a dentist appointment
2 Minutes • Video
113
Finding A Friend's Apartment in Japan
Listen to a conversation about locating a friend's apartment
2 Minutes • Video
114
Renting a DVD in Japan
Listen to a conversation about renting DVDs
1 Minute • Video
115
What Time is it Now in Japan?
Listen to a conversation about the time
1 Minute • Video
116
Choosing a Seat on a Flight in Japan
Listen to a conversation about choosing a seat on a plane
2 Minutes • Video