Learning Japanese - The Nihongo FAQ

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  1. Issac

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    Is it "reading" as the verb, or is it "reading" as the reading of kanji (on-yomi and Kun-yomi)?
     
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    Reading as the verb, reading more novels and stuff basically.
     
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    I can't test the J-CAT myself, because I have issues with Flash (it's installed, it's allowed, it's updated, I've done everything, but still can't run Flash content on either of my 3 browsers).

    Did you take the full test? Or just the sample?
     
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    I took the whole test. I've had issues with Flash as well. To fix it on Chrome, go to where J-CAT tests for Flash, click here [​IMG] , then go to the "Site Settings". Where it says Flash, put allow. That fixed it for me.
     
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    Trust me, I've tried that as well ;)

    Do you feel like writing a mini-review about the test? How was it, did it feel nice and serious, riddled with Engrish, was it worth the time? Describe the experience.
     
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    There is no English throughout the test, so all the questions are in Japanese.

    For me the listening was the easiest part. You hear the question, a clip plays, then the question again with the answers after. The next section (vocab) was pretty easy also, all you had to do was pick the correct reading of a kanji or the usage of the word. The grammar section was pretty difficult for me, as you can tell from my score. There's a blank box in each sentence and you have to pick the correct grammar structure. And the last section was not as bad. You read a passage and pick an answer that is similar to what the passage is trying to convey.

    Imo, this test is worth the time. It clearly shows my weak points and my strong points, which I like a lot.
     
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    What is this JCAT thingy if I may ask?
     
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    It's a language comprehension test basically. It's free too!
    http://www.j-cat.org/en/
     
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    Thanks for the link.
    It says it takes 72h for confirmation..I dont see why thats needed -.-