Japanese Course for JLPT: N4 Course

日本語能力試験(JLPT)対策 N4 コース

The “Japanese Course for JLPT: N4 Course” are Japanese study materials related to the JLPT N4 level. You can study vocabulary, expressions, and grammar that correspond to the JLPT N4 level. The Japanese of N4 level is applied in actual conversations, so this course is useful for JLPT preparation and advancing your Japanese communication proficiency. All of the narration contains English subtitles, so that beginner Japanese learners can freely study. In addition, for those countries unfamiliar with kanji, hiragana characters are added above all of the kanji, so that learners can study effectively.

Course Curriculum

  • 01

    「オンライン日本語N4コース(全15課)」Online Japanese N4 Course(All 15 lessons)

    • まずお読みください。コース概要と説明 Please read this note! The overviews and the contents this course:

    • How to use this study material(Online Japanese N4 Course)

    • N4 Course Grammar List

    • N4 Course Vocabulary list

    • N4 Course Expression list

  • 02

    第1課 メリークリスマス(Lesson 1 Merry Christmas!)

    • Lesson 1 PDF file textbook

    • 1-Introduction

    • 1-Goal

    • 1-Conversation

    • 1-Vocabulary list

    • 1-Vocabulary 1

    • 1-Vocabulary 2

    • 1-Expression

    • 1-Grammar list

    • 1-Grammar 1 I will try …./ I want to try to do….

    • Grammar Questions 1

    • 1-Grammar 2 It indicates the direction of the action.

    • Grammar Questions 2

    • 1-Grammar 3 looks like…

    • Grammar Questions 3

    • 1-Grammar 4 It is used to express the situation or provide a reason.

    • Grammar Questions 4

    • 1-Grammar 5 … whether or not …

    • Grammar Questions 5

    • 1-Grammar 6 too…

    • Grammar Questions 6

    • 1-Grammar 7 The adverb usage of adjectives

    • Grammar Questions 7

    • 1-Conversation Review

    • 1-Questions

  • 03

    第2課 ごみを 置く場所を 教えていただけませんか。(Lesson 2 Could you tell me where to throw away the trash please?)

    • Lesson 2 PDF file textbook

    • 2-Introduction

    • 2-Goal

    • 2-Conversation

    • 2-Vocabulary list

    • 2-Vocabulary

    • 2-Expression

    • 2-Grammar list

    • 2-Grammar 1 …,and…, and so on.

    • Grammar Questions 1

    • 2-Grammar 2 Because…

    • Grammar Questions 2

    • 2-Grammar 3 Particle used to highlight a word

    • 2-Grammar 3 As for …, ….

    • Grammar Questions 3

    • 2-Grammar 4 Particle used to highlight a word

    • Grammar Questions 4

    • 2-Grammar 5 Performing an action that benefits the recipient.

    • Grammar Questions 5

    • 2-Grammar 6 Would you please…?

    • Grammar Questions 6

    • 2-Grammar 7 It is already ….

    • Grammar Questions 7

    • 2-Conversation Review

    • 2-Questions

  • 04

    第3課 重すぎて 運べないですよ。(Lesson 3 It's too heavy so I can't carry it.)

    • Lesson 3 PDF file textbook

    • 3-Introduction

    • 3-Goal

    • 3-Conversation

    • 3-Vocabulary list

    • 3-Vocabulary

    • 3-Expression

    • 3-Grammar list

    • 3-Grammar 1 Potential form

    • Grammar Questions 1

    • 3-Grammar 2 can watch / here …

    • Grammar Questions 2

    • 3-Grammar 3 If … , then ….

    • Grammar Questions 3

    • 3-Grammar 4 To indicate a change

    • Grammar Questions 4

    • 3-Grammar 5 To indicate a decision made by the speaker

    • Grammar Questions 5

    • 3-Grammar 6 To indicate a person leaves the current situation as is.

    • Grammar Questions 6

    • 3-Grammar 7 You must not do ….

    • Grammar Questions 7

    • 3-Grammar 8 You must do….

    • Grammar Questions 8

    • 3-Grammar 9 In order to …. 

    • Grammar Questions 9

    • 3-Conversation Review

    • 3-Questions

  • 05

    第4課 日曜日、佐藤くんのお見舞いに行くんだけど、いっしょに行かない?( Lesson 4 Would you like to go to the hospital to visit Mr. Sato on Sunday?)

    • Lesson 4 PDF file textbook

    • 4-Introduction

    • 4-Goal

    • 4-Conversation

    • 4-Vocabulary list

    • 4-Vocabulary

    • 4-Expression

    • 4-Grammar list

    • 4-Grammar 1 Interrogative+か to show a question.

    • 4-Grammar 1

    • Grammar Questions 1

    • 4-Grammar 2 Someone said ….

    • Grammar Questions 2

    • 4-Grammar 3 In place of "…と" in casual conversation.

    • Grammar Questions 3

    • 4-Grammar 4 Two or more explanations about one thing

    • Grammar Questions 4

    • 4-Grammar 5 It shows an action is finished or represents something that is a mistake or is unfortunate.

    • Grammar Questions 5

    • 4-Grammar 6 You'd better ….

    • Grammar Questions 6

    • 4-Grammar 7 It expresses saying something uncertain.

    • Grammar Questions 7

    • 4-Grammar 8 May/might…

    • Grammar Questions 8

    • 4-Conversation Review

    • 4-Questions

  • 06

    第5課 将来日本で働こうと思っています。(Lesson 5 I am thinking of working in Japan in the future.)

    • Lesson 5 PDF file textbook

    • 5-Introduction

    • 5-Goal

    • 5-Conversation

    • 5-Vocabulary list

    • 5-Vocabulary

    • 5-Expression

    • 5-Grammar list

    • 5-Grammar 1 Volitional form

    • Grammar Questions 1

    • 5-Grammar 2 I am thinking of ….

    • Grammar Questions 2

    • 5-Grammar 3 If … 

    • Grammar Questions 3

    • 5-Grammar 4 a way of asking for advice or instructions

    • Grammar Questions 4

    • 5-Grammar 5 I intend to do ….

    • Grammar Questions 5

    • 5-Grammar 6 I plan to do …./a plan of …

    • Grammar Questions 6

    • 5-Grammar 7 Particle + も

    • Grammar Questions 7

    • 5-Grammar 8 It is easy to do …./It is difficult to do ….

    • Grammar Questions 8

    • 5-Conversation Review

    • 5-Questions

  • 07

    第6課 リーさんへの結婚祝い、何にしようか迷っています。(Lesson 6 I am wondering what to buy for Miss Lee's wedding present.)

    • Lesson 6 PDF file textbook

    • 6-Introduction

    • 6-Goal

    • 6-Conversation

    • 6-Vocabulary list

    • 6-Vocabulary

    • 6-Expression

    • 6-Grammar list

    • 6-Grammar 1 Intransitive verb and Transitive verb

    • Grammar Questions 1

    • 6-Grammar 2 Somebody only/just did something.

    • Grammar Questions 2

    • 6-Grammar 3 It is said that….

    • Grammar Questions 3

    • 6-Grammar 4 It seems that….

    • Grammar Questions 4

    • 6-Grammar 5 only

    • Grammar Questions 5

    • 6-Grammar 6 still

    • Grammar Questions 6

    • 6-Conversation Review

    • 6-Questions

  • 08

    第7課 資料の準備ができたら、連絡してもらえませんか。(Lesson 7 When the materials are done, could you please contact me?)

    • Lesson 7 PDF file textbook

    • 7-Introduction

    • 7-Goal

    • 7-Conversation

    • 7-Vocabulary list

    • 7-Vocabulary

    • 7-Expression

    • 7-Grammar list

    • 7-Grammar 1 I decide to do….

    • Grammar Questions 1

    • 7-Grammar 2 It has been decided that….

    • Grammar Questions 2

    • 7-Grammar 3 It is supposed to do ….

    • Grammar Questions 3

    • 7-Grammar 4 の as a nominalizer

    • Grammar Questions 4

    • 7-Grammar 5 be doing something/ during a period/ the whole…

    • Grammar Questions 5

    • 7-Grammar 6 Could you please…?

    • Grammar Questions 6

    • 7-Conversation Review

    • 7-Questions

  • 09

    第8課 本社と関係する仕事を頼まれて、急に来ることになったんです。(Lesson 8 I was asked to do work related to the head office, so I quickly decided to come here.)

    • Lesson 8 PDF file textbook

    • 8-Introduction

    • 8-Goal

    • 8-Conversation

    • 8-Vocabulary list

    • 8-Vocabulary

    • 8-Expression

    • 8-Grammar list

    • 8-Grammar 1 Passive form

    • Grammar Questions 1

    • 8-Grammar 2 an action performed by N2 in relation to N1

    • Grammar Questions 2

    • 8-Grammar 3 an action performed by N2 which negatively affects N1

    • Grammar Questions 3

    • 8-Grammar 4 To explain or provide information about the facts on something

    • Grammar Questions 4

    • 8-Grammar 5 Even if…

    • Grammar Questions 5

    • 8-Grammar 6 the subject of a subordinate clause 

    • Grammar Questions 6

    • 8-Conversation Review

    • 8-Questions

  • 10

    第9課 スーツを着てこなくてもかまいません。(Lesson 9 You don't have to wear a suit.)

    • Lesson 9 PDF file textbook

    • 9-Introduction

    • 9-Goal

    • 9-Conversation

    • 9-Vocabulary list

    • 9-Vocabulary

    • 9-Expression

    • 9-Grammar list

    • 9-Grammar 1 …should do …

    • Grammar Questions 1

    • 9-Grammar 2 To indicate doing something as planned or instructed

    • Grammar Questions 2

    • 9-Grammar 3 one does not have to …

    • Grammar Questions 3

    • 9-Grammar 4 must do/have to do…

    • Grammar Questions 4

    • 9-Grammar 5 To indicate the application or purpose

    • Grammar Questions 5

    • 9-Conversation Review

    • 9-Questions

  • 11

    第10課 また、バスケットボールができれば いいですね。(Lesson 10 It would be nice if you could play basketball again.)

    • Lesson 10 PDF file textbook

    • 10-Introduction

    • 10-Goal

    • 10-Conversation

    • 10-Vocabulary list

    • 10-Vocabulary

    • 10-Expression

    • 10-Grammar list

    • 10-Grammar 1 Conditional form

    • Grammar Questions 1

    • 10-Grammar 2 If …, …

    • Grammar Questions 2

    • 10-Grammar 3 What should I do?

    • Grammar Questions 3

    • 10-Grammar 4 For the purpose of …

    • Grammar Questions 4

    • 10-Conversation Review

    • 10-Questions

  • 12

    第11課 部長が私に新しいプロジェクトを担当させてくれたの。(Lesson 11 The manager made me in charge of a new project.)

    • Lesson 11 PDF file textbook

    • 11-Introduction

    • 11-Goal

    • 11-Conversation

    • 11-Vocabulary list

    • 11-Vocabulary

    • 11-Expression

    • 11-Grammar list

    • 11-Grammar 1 Causative form

    • Grammar Questions 1

    • 11-Grammar 2 make/let a person intransitive verb

    • Grammar Questions 2

    • 11-Grammar 3 make/let a person transitive verb

    • Grammar Questions 3

    • 11-Grammar 4 Would you please let me do…?

    • Grammar Questions 4

    • 11-Grammar 5 … is the most important.

    • Grammar Questions 5

    • 11-Conversation Review

    • 11-Questions

  • 13

    第12課 社長に「ちゃんと仕事をしろ!遊ぶな!」と言われました。(Lesson 12 I was told by my company president "Work hard. Don't goof around".)

    • Lesson 12 PDF file textbook

    • 12-Introduction

    • 12-Goal

    • 12-Conversation

    • 12-Vocabulary list

    • 12-Vocabulary

    • 12-Expression

    • 12-Grammar list

    • 12-Grammar 1 Imperative form

    • Grammar Questions 1

    • 12-Grammar 2 Don't do ….

    • Grammar Questions 2

    • 12-Grammar 3 a strong way to give an instruction

    • Grammar Questions 3

    • 12-Grammar 4 Even though…

    • Grammar Questions 4

    • 12-Grammar 5 To sense a scent, sound ,voice or flavor of something

    • Grammar Questions 5

    • 12-Grammar 6 N is more ….

    • Grammar Questions 6

    • 12-Grammar 7 It means….

    • Grammar Questions 7

    • 12-Conversation Review

    • 12-Questions

  • 14

    第13課 電車で来られる場合は、西口のバスターミナルにいらっしゃって ください。(Lesson 13 If you come by train, please come to the west exit bus terminal.)

    • Lesson 13 PDF file textbook

    • 13-Introduction

    • 13-Goal

    • 13-Conversation

    • 13-Vocabulary list

    • 13-Vocabulary

    • 13-Expression

    • 13-Grammar list

    • 13-Grammar 1 Honorific expressions

    • Grammar Questions 1

    • 13-Grammar 2 Respectful expressions

    • Grammar Questions 2-1

    • Grammar Questions 2-2

    • 13-Grammar 3 a polite way to say "です"

    • Grammar Questions 3

    • 13-Grammar 4 a polite way to say"てもらう" /a polite way to say"てくれる"

    • Grammar Questions 4

    • 13-Grammar 5 Could you please…?

    • Grammar Questions 5

    • 13-Grammar 6 If…,… 

    • Grammar Questions 6

    • 13-Conversation Review

    • 13-Questions

  • 15

    第14課 席が空きましたら、すぐお呼びいたします。(Lesson 14 I will call you as soon as a seat is available.)

    • Lesson 14 PDF file textbook

    • 14-Introduction

    • 14-Goal

    • 14-Conversation

    • 14-Vocabulary list

    • 14-Vocabulary

    • 14-Expression

    • 14-Grammar list

    • 14-Grammar 1 Humble expressions

    • Grammar Questions 1

    • 14-Grammar 2 Polite expressions

    • Grammar Questions 2

    • 14-Grammar 3 a humble way to say "ている"

    • Grammar Questions 3

    • 14-Grammar 4 a respectful way to say "ている"

    • Grammar Questions 4

    • 14-Grammar 5 a polite way to say "てください" 

    • Grammar Questions 5

    • 14-Conversation Review

    • 14-Questions

  • 16

    第15課 最近エレベーターや電車に乗らないでなるべく歩くようにしているんです。(Lesson 15  Recently, I'm trying to walk more, without taking the elevator or train.)

    • Lesson 15 PDF file textbook

    • 15-Introduction

    • 15-Goal

    • 15-Conversation

    • 15-Vocabulary list

    • 15-Vocabulary

    • 15-Expression

    • 15-Grammar list

    • 15-Grammar 1 It describes an aspect of an action or event.

    • Grammar Questions 1

    • 15-Grammar 2 It seems that…

    • Grammar Questions 2

    • 15-Grammar 3 … becomes …/… becomes not to …

    • Grammar Questions 3

    • 15-Grammar 4 working hard on …

    • Grammar Questions 4

    • 15-Grammar 5 I want somebody to do …

    • Grammar Questions 5

    • 15-Conversation Review

    • 15-Questions