Results and Lessons from the JLPT N4 Exam

On a whim I decided to take the JLPT N4 test last December. For those scratching their heads in confusion this is the official Japanese Language Test that is taken in Japan ans around the world. Japanese language programs encourage or require students to take these exams as they are the official certification for Japanese … Continue reading Results and Lessons from the JLPT N4 Exam

Returning Results: An Observation of Tests in Japan

*The picture is from the Studio Ghibli film Whisper of the Heart* Today we returned test scores to the first years at Seaside Junior High. Returning tests is a universal experience for students around the world. Some students are indifferent while others are sending quick prayers and crossing fingers in hopes to get a good … Continue reading Returning Results: An Observation of Tests in Japan