Summary: Can understand native materials if rewritten with simplified vocabulary and kanji. Can n3 kanji list pdf everyday conversations at natural speed. Products I’ve found: “Where are the N3 textbooks?
The official word Here’s the official “executive summary” of the changes made to the JLPT. Gives a breakdown of points for each level and answers some common questions. Official lists Right, here’s the deal. There’s no official JLPT N3 vocabulary, kanji or grammar list. They have stated on their site they will not release any lists, just like TOEFL.
The new N1, N2, N4 and N5 levels are said to be at the same level as the old levels 1, 2, 3 and 4, so we can be sure of the content for N1, N4 and N5. However N2 and N3 have to be estimated. My lists are above, but if you want to check out some other estimates, have a look below. JLPT 3 Vocabulary By corpus frequency – Tanos. All the words from all the levels of the old JLPT, scaled to matched the specification of the new JLPT. Level N3 vocabulary list By newspaper frequency – Mund-tandem Here’s a set from Mund-tandem. It takes the vocab from the N2, N4 and N5, and calculates the most probable words based on how commonly they appear in Japanese newspapers.
In the same way as the vocabulary list above, I’ve mapped all JLPT kanji to their new levels. By Japanese school year – Mund-tandem Here’s another set from Mund-tandem. N3 kanji are estimated by looking at what year they are learnt in Japanese school. JLPT 3 Grammar By corpus frequency – Tanos. And again, in the same way, I’ve mapped all old JLPT grammar to their new “N” levels.
If you want to try to make a vocabulary, kanji or grammar list by yourself, here are a few resources that might be useful. If you send me a list, I’ll put it on this page. The Conversation Book Sure up your knowledge of grammar by reading example conversations and answering questions. The Conversation Book helps you get a grip on JLPT grammar.
One conversation for each grammar of JLPT N3, with multiple choice questions to test yourself. This article contains IPA phonetic symbols. Without proper rendering support, you may see question marks, boxes, or other symbols instead of Unicode characters. For an introductory guide on IPA symbols, see Help:IPA.