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How Difficult is the JLPT N1 for Japanese People?
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How Difficult is the JLPT N1 for Japanese People?

We tested native speakers to see if they would struggle with the infamous highest level of the Japanese proficiency test.

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Tweet of the Week #101: Social Media Is Programmed to Appeal to Seven Deadly Sins

Facebook is engineered to inflate your ego. Put down your phone, now.

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Kanji Cheat Sheet: Reading Emergency Alerts in Japan

Earthquake and tsunami alerts in Japan can be quite jarring. Keep calm and carry on with this guide.

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Kanji Cheat Sheet: Understanding Your Japanese TV Remote Control

Everything is under control.

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Kanji Cheat Sheet: For Getting Mail Redelivered in Japan

You’ve got mail.

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Kanji Cheat Sheet: Filling in the Work History Section of Your Japanese Resume

Make applying for a job in Japanese less intimidating with this guide.

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Japanese Vocabulary for Talking about the Coronavirus

From how to understand the news in Japanese to words for seeing a doctor.

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Culture

10 Ways to Experience Japan From Home

Immerse yourself in everything Japanese while quarantined with movies, whisky, and Japan wanderlust photos.

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Kanji Cheat Sheet: Buying Hay Fever Medication in Japan

Achoo! Hay fever season is back with a vengeance. Get rid of your sniffles with this seasonal vocabulary.

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Kanji Cheat Sheet: Using the ATM in Japan

Bank better have my money.

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Kanji Cheat Sheet: Writing the Education Section of Your Japanese Resume

When in Japan, do like the Japanese.

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Into the Mind of Shintaro Kago, One of Japan’s Most Infamous Erotic Manga Artists