レベル. Level. 到達目標. Goal. 漢字数. Kanji. 語彙数. Vocabulary. JLPT. 総合
教科書. Main Textbook. 1. Basic. 挨拶、自分や他人の紹介ができ、日常生活で多用
Japanese class Class level Overview Number of Chinese characters to learn
Standard of Number of words JLPT in the to learn CEFR end of (=vocabulary) learning
Target to be attained
Level 1 Basic1
You will be able to perform general salutations and introduce yourself to others. It will also be possible to understand elementary expressions that are frequently used in daily life. You will be able to make short and simple communications by using those expressions. It will be possible to read and comprehend short conversations and phrases of about four hundred words. You will be able to write a composition of about two hundred words about familiar topics like your own life.
Level 2 Basic2
You will be able to ask questions, make requests, and understand directions and explanations. You’ll be able to communicate with friends and with other people in public situations like stations, shops and hospitals. It will be possible to understand sentences of four or five hundred words regarding specific topics. You will be able to write pieces of writing, of up to around two hundred and fifty words, about familiar topics.
Level 3 Pre-Intermediate1
You will be able to understand, to a certain degree, spoken subject matter in normal daily life, news, etc. You’ll be able to request the explanation from others, explain your own situation and feelings and thus you’ll be able to exchange information. You will be able to understand written pieces of five or six hundred words about specific topics and you’ll be able to express opinions on about two hundred and thirty character impressions. You’ll be able to write about topics you are interested in, hobbies, etc.
Level 4 Pre-Intermediate2
You’ll be able to understand speech of a more rapid and natural style and respond appropriately. You’ll be able to understand texts and express opinions on topics of about six to eight hundred words. In conversation you’ll be able to use formal styles and casual about 300 characters up to 2000 words styles properly, appropriate to the situation and the person you’re speaking with. You’ll be able to write about matters you are interested in, past experiences, future plans together with purposes, reasons and opinions.
Level 5 Intermediate1
In such usual scenarios such as job places, schools and streets, you’ll be able to understand essential points and communicate effectively with a partner that speaks in standard Japanese speech style. It will be possible to make conversation based on basic about 440 characters up to 2500 words grammar, e.g. using elementary honorific expressions depending upon situations. You’ll be able to fully express your opinions and impressions both orally and in writing on the matters that interest you.
Level 6 Intermediate2
With regard to uncomplicated themes you’ll be able to understand well, ask questions and come up with responses to normal Japanese speakers. It will be possible to summarize, present and discuss the results of surveys and interviews. You’ll be able to understand the contents of texts of some length. In addition, you’ll be able to choose necessary about 580 characters up to 3000 words information from such materials such as advertisements, manuals and pamphlets. Thus you’ll be able to perform your own tasks and customize your learning process. You’ll be able to write sentences made up of consistent and coherent phrases.
Level 7 Intermediate3
You’ll be able to take part in conversations on familiar topics without any prior preparation. You will be able to deal with most of matters that can occur when you live or make a trip in Japan. You’ll be able to read texts about social problems and can understand viewpoints about 720 characters up to 3500 words and opinions of authors. Furthermore, you’ll be able to express orally or in writing your own ideas, whether agreeing or disagreeing, referring to grounds which support your ideas.
about 70 characters
about 500 words
about 150 characters up to 1000 words
about 230 characters up to 1500 words
Level 8 about 860 characters up to 4500 words Upper-Intermediate1 You can keep on talking without any long pause, although you look for appropriate words and expressions occasionally. It is possible to make a discussion with a partner of a different opinion, referring to reasonable and clear reasons. It is possible, as to specialty and social themes, to understand not only concrete sentences and the contents of texts that are a bit complicated and abstract. You can write phrases of consistent assertions by summarizing various information and discussions about miscellaneous topics. Level 9 up to 1000 characters up to 5500 words Upper-Intermediate2
Level 10 Advanced
You can speak so fluently and naturally that the conversation with ordinary Japanese does not cause any tension mutually. It is possible to express clearly and minutely the complicate contents about diverse topics. Without support you can read and understand texts of relatively extensive themes, guessing words that you have not learned yet.
about 1300 characters
up to 7000 words
Minna no Nihongo (Japanese for everyone) Basic level I Lesson 1~13
Minna no Nihongo (Japanese for everyone) Basic level I Lesson 14~25
Minna no Nihongo (Japanese for everyone) Basic level II Lesson 26~37
Minna no Nihongo (Japanese for everyone) Basic level II Lesson 38~50
Minna no Nihongo (Japanese for everyone) Intermediate level I Lesson 1~4
Minna no Nihongo (Japanese for everyone) N3
B1 Intermediate level I Lesson 5~8
Minna no Nihongo (Japanese for everyone) Intermediate level I Lesson9~12
Let’s learn upperintermediate level Lesson1-4
Let’s learn upperintermediate level Lesson5~8
Let’s learn upperintermediate level Lesson9~10 Other materials equivalent to N2