SUN Co., Ltd. (Headoffice: Minato-ku, Tokyo, President and CEO: Shumpei Nakasone) will launch the “JLPT test taker Support Promotion” on the Japanese language learning app “KURASHI STUDY” from June 20, 2022 (Mon). Curriculums (episodes 1-16) for studying the N5 and N4 levels of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) will be made available for free.
Title：JLPT test taker Support Promotion
Contents：①Story mode episodes 1-16 provided for free *JLPT N5 and N4 levels
②All functions of the self-study mode are provided for free (wordbank, grammar explanations, verb conjugation drills, etc.)
Period：June 20, 2022 (Mon) 3PM ~ July 4 (Mon) 2:59 PM (JST)
Subject：Users who have registered for KURASHI STUDY free plan
※User registration is required after downloading the app to use KURASHI STUDY.
The JLPT exam, which was taken by approximately 1.17 million people in 87 countries and regions around the world in 2019, will be held worldwide on Sunday, July 3, 2022. The JLPT is widely used by non-native speakers of Japanese as a certification of Japanese language proficiency, and JLPT certification is often a requirement for visas and employment, with N4 or higher required for technical intern trainees and N2 level for international students.
The Japanese language learning app “KURASHI STUDY” can be used as a preparation material for the JLPT exam, as it can be used to complete the N2 level of the JLPT. Since it is an app, you can learn online any time, anywhere or on the go. We decided to offer this limited-time promotion in the hopes of making people’s lives better by improving their Japanese language level and to “Like Japan even more”.
1. Conforms to the JLPT’s question trends, format, and grammatical items
2. App enables learning at any time and any place
3. Get coaching from a teacher in online lessons
4. Learn not only language skills but also Japanese manners and rules
１．Conforms to the JLPT’s question trends, format, and grammatical items
JLPT questions consist of vocabulary, grammar, reading and listening comprehension. “KURASHI STUDY” conforms to these question trends, format, and grammatical items, and can be used to prepare for the N5 to N2 level exams.
２．App enables learning at any time and any place
All the vocabulary books, grammar books, and practice questions necessary for learning are included in the app, so you can study online anytime, anywhere with just a smartphone.
３．Get coaching from a teacher in online lessons
You can take online lessons with experienced professional Japanese language teachers without going to school. (Click here for more details: https://kurashi-study.net/en/online.html） *Subscription to a paid plan and purchase of lesson tickets are required to use online lessons.
４．Learn not only language skills but also Japanese manners and rules
Technical intern trainees, special skilled trainees, and international students who live in Japan for a long period of time are required to acquire not only Japanese language skills but also rules and manners as a person living in Japan. “KURASHI STUDY” allows users to not only acquire language skills, but also knowledge about Japanese life, as they learn through stories about daily life in Japan.
■Japanese language learning app “KURASHI STUDY”
KURASHI STUDY is a story-based Japanese learning app that teaches Japanese grammar, expressions, vocabulary, and pronunciation through conversation. With a total of 96 scenes based on Japanese life, you can also learn the rules of life and administrative rules necessary for living in Japan. All conversations are audio-recorded, so you can improve your Japanese “reading, listening, and speaking” skills just by using the app, without going to school. The app also has an “Online Japanese Conversation (Talk)*” service that allows you to take private lessons with a professional Japanese language teacher. You can freely ask for help with things you don’t understand in your independent study, or with any problems you may have in your life in Japan. It also conforms to the scope and format of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT), and is recommended for those aiming to acquire N5 to N2 levels.
* Online Japanese conversation(Talk) service is a paid option.
■ App overview
■ SUN Co., Ltd
We are an IT company that operates a system integration business, Web design and a foreign resident support business under the corporate philosophy “To become a globally-renowned company based on our mission ‘connect people with people’ “. We will actively hire globally, and by connecting people, create new value and deliver innovation to the world.
■What is the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT)? https://www.jlpt.jp/
An examination administered by the Japan Foundation and the Japan Educational Exchanges and Services for the purpose of measuring and certifying Japanese language proficiency for non-native speakers of Japanese.
A summary of linguistic competence required for each level