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Yours truly passed the Level 1
Japanese Language Proficiency Exam (NIHONGO NORYOKU SHIKEN)
Co-sponsored by AIEJ and the Japan Foundation, a test
offered in Hokkaido, Tokyo, Kanagawa, Aichi, Kyoto, Osaka, Hyogo,
Hiroshima, and Fukuoka, and also at sites outside of Japan, at the
beginning of December each year.It is the official test required
for admission to Japanese schools and universities.
The test has four different levels. Each level is made up of three categories:
kanji and vocabulary, listening comprehension, and reading comprehension and grammar.
Applicants to Japanese universities must take Level 1 (IKKYU)
and results are sent to their prospective universities.
Certificates of proficiency are sent to those who pass the test (SEE BELOW).
Applications and study books are available at major book stores, or you can apply by contacting AIE
taken from here

Certificate of Achievement




Let's see, it only took 15 years
to finally pass...
Lemme describe this feeling in 2 words:
"Whadda @#$*+%' test!" & "Glad it's over!"

The JETRO Business Japanese Proficiency Test
Sponsored by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
and first administered in 1996, it is the first test of business
Japanese proficiency to be recognized by the Japanese government.

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