This month’s surfing is related to Japanese testing. Happily the JLPT is now at least partially contested by the J-Cat
Let’s take a look
It seems (in some cases) the J-CAT is a viable alternative to the rigid testing procedure of JLPT
Let’s see what people are saying about JLPT versus J-CAT
To do that we are going to do some searching in Japanese. If you don’t yet know how, here is my guide to doing it.
Here are some things I found
My alma mater is accepting the J-CAT for language placement!
male / female speech
2,000 words while you sleep.
similar to our Subliminal kanji video…
random polyglot https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=illApgaLgGA&ab_channel=Poly-glot-a-lot
Since I love AtsuEigo
First look at Matt Vs Japan
I thought this video gives a good explanation of aizuchi. And explains things foreigners might misunderstand. For example, if a Japanese person says はい or そうですね as aizuchi it doesn’t necessarily mean “yes” or that they agree with what you said; it just means that they are listening to you.