This manual contains a large number of questions focusing on the development of your listening comprehension of Japanese. It is suitable for Japanese students who wish to take the JLPT N4.
This book is divided into three parts. First, you will find an introduction explaining how the book is structured and how to answer the lessons’ questions. Second, you can test your skills with Japanese listening comprehension quizzes and corrected exercises. Finally, the book ends with a mock exam. This test will let you know if you are ready to take the JLPT N4 oral exam.
Part 1 - Plenty of questions: The first section of this book introduces the various question kinds you will learn to master, as the title would imply. This book includes the exact five types of questions seen on the JLPT to provide you with the greatest preparation for the JLPT N4.
Part 2 - Pronunciation analysis: To help you reduce the chance of mishearing sounds, this chapter teaches techniques for listening to accents and intonation.
Part 3 - Verbal expression skills training: Learning how to better understand the context in which words are said can be difficult, but it's important. If you misheard or didn't quite catch what someone said because of your lack of understanding of their particular situation, then hopefully, this will help clear things up!
Part 4 - Quick response skills training: This chapter focuses on how to quickly process information and respond to it in Japanese.
Part 5 - Task-based comprehension skills training: In this chapter, you will learn how to process information from longer segments.
Part 6 - Key point comprehension skills training: This chapter teaches techniques to better understand key points in a sentence or conversation, even if you don't understand every word.
Part 7 - General outline comprehension skills training:
Part 8 - Mock test: This book provides a mock test to help you prepare for the actual JLPT N4.