Japanese N5

  • What is Japanese N5?

Japanese N5 consists of the basic elements of writing and pronouncing the Japanese vocabulary. This is the beginner level and the level deals with teaching the interested individuals how to read and understand various typical Japanese expressions as well as statements. These statements and expressions are written in hiragana, katakana and the basic kanji. This is all that a person can learn with respect to the reading part. When the listening part comes, the knowledge gained from Japanese N5 level help the individuals in listening and comprehending the conversations about various topics. These topics are in relation to daily life conversations and classroom situations. The training of Japanese N5 can also help the individuals to understand the important and required information from the short conversations if the sentences are spoken slowly.

  • Why Japanese N5?

Gaining knowledge at the level of Japanese N5 is of great importance to all those who want to learn this language. This course can help the individuals to master the basics of writing and speaking of the Japanese vocabulary. They can understand various expressions and grammar related to the N5 level. This knowledge will help the individuals to know the basic greetings of everyday life in Japanese and use them accordingly in case of need. The ability of comprehending hiragana and katakana come as a part of the Japanese N5 level training. The individuals even get the benefit of understanding and reading the various sentences and phrases with the N5 level of kanji. The individuals after learning all these basics can take forward short conversations in Japanese language and decode certain important information.

Taking the Japanese N5 course will help the individuals to pass the JLPT exam. Many individuals prefer taking the N5 level of knowledge just to know about a different language or as a first step to learn Japanese language completely. Many even take this knowledge to watch anime and use it as their passion and love for a new language.

  • How to prepare for Japanese N5?

This is the basic level of Japanese language and that is the reason it takes reasonable effort. This level is specifically designed to test the classroom level of Japanese language. The individuals interested to take the exam can take the help of various books and study materials relating to the test syllabus. Different people have different methods of learning things. This decides which workbook they should follow for their preparation. It is beneficial to prefer new edition books as the pattern of the exam changes from time to time. Taking the help of practice tests can also be helpful in preparing for the exam. Practicing is immensely beneficial as the exam requires efficiency. The individuals need to fill the circles on the answer sheet so they need to be efficient and manage time properly. The candidates should plan out their strategy beforehand so that it will help them in the meantime. The listening section requires the focus of the candidates. The individual cannot read in that section so he/she has to stay focused as to cope up with the exam. But the candidates can take note during this session which will help them in answering the questions later.

  • Important Materials
  •  E-books


Mastering Japanese Kanji: (JLPT Level N5) The Innovative Visual Method for Learning Japanese by Glen Nolan Grant –



JLPT N5 Vocabulary List, 804 words-



Minna no Nihongo I – Translations & Grammatical Notes



Marugoto –



Genki –



Japanese N5 Book –



  • Videos 


Learn All 800 JLPT N5 Vocabulary (Complete) –



50 Easy Kanji You Must-Know for the JLPT N5 –



JLPT N5 Study – Listening, Reading and Vocabulary Practice-



JLPT N5 example test –



JLPT Strategy Guide: N5 –



  • Sample papers for Japanese N5 – 

Test question sample – https://www.jlpt.jp/e/samples/pdf/N5-mondai.pdf

Listening question audio sample – https://www.jlpt.jp/e/samples/mp3/N5Sample.mp3

Answer key – https://www.jlpt.jp/e/samples/pdf/N5-kaitou.pdf

Listening question script – https://www.jlpt.jp/e/samples/pdf/N5-script.pdf

Answer – https://www.jlpt.jp/e/samples/pdf/N5-seikai.pdf


Sample paper – https://www.jlpt.jp/e/samples/n5/index.html


  1. Important tips to learn Japanese N5
  1. The individuals can focus on the basic grammar and vocabulary more. This will help them in building the base.
  2. Using various tutorial videos and books can help in enhancing the vocabulary and understanding more efficiently.
  3. Taking help of different Japanese magazine also seems helpful in learning and getting accommodated with new words of this language.
  4. Take small tests to check your progress in learning the language.
  5. It is very important to stay consistent with learning and checking the progress time to time.

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