DNIA 5 – Motivation, Goals, and JLPT

Don’t Nihongo It Alone is a podcast about the experience of learning Japanese.

In episode 5, Jeff and Scott talk about their motivations for studying Japanese, different goals people might have, and how the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) fits into that.

Show hosts are Jeff Ruberg and Scott Willsey.

Links

Don’t Nihongo It Alone website

http://nihongo.audio

Don’t Nihongo It Alone on Twitter

https://twitter.com/nihongopod

Japanese Language Proficiency Test

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese-LanguageProficiencyTest

Japanese Language Proficiency Test: About the JLPT

https://www.aatj.org/jlpt

Taking the JLPT in the United States

https://www.aatj.org/jlpt-us

List of Overseas Test Site Cities and Local Host Institutions

http://www.jlpt.jp/e/application/overseas_list.html

The Official JLPT N3 Practice Workbook

http://jlptbootcamp.com/2013/02/the-official-jlpt-n3-practice-workbook/

JLPT Boot Camp – Ultimate Study Guide to passing the Japanese Language Proficiency Test

http://jlptbootcamp.com

Is the JLPT really worth it?

https://www.japantimes.co.jp/community/2013/11/24/issues/is-the-jlpt-really-worth-it/#.Wd1buEyZOjg

TangoRisto – Japanese reader by Javier Artiles

http://www.tangoristo.com

Satori Reader

https://www.satorireader.com/

DNIA 4 – Japanese Podcasts

Don’t Nihongo It Alone is a podcast about the experience of learning Japanese.

In episode 4, Jeff and Scott are all about the podcasts. Even if we haven’t podcasted for three months, others have, and they’ve done it in Japanese! We talk about the ones we love.

Show hosts are Jeff Ruberg and Scott Willsey.

Links

Don’t Nihongo It Alone website

http://nihongo.audio

Don’t Nihongo It Alone on Twitter

https://twitter.com/nihongopod

The (New, Not-At-All-Outdated) Japanese Podcast and Streaming Audio Thread

http://forum.koohii.com/thread-14283.html

Listen to Japanese podcasts via iTunes

https://www.tofugu.com/japanese/japanese-podcasts/

News in Slow Japanese

http://newsinslowjapanese.com

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/news-in-slow-japanese-the-podcast/id673108764?mt=2

ひいきびいき

https://itunes.apple.com/jp/podcast/ひいきびいき/id532841119?mt=2

NHKラジオニュス

https://itunes.apple.com/jp/podcast/nhkラジオニュース/id400203229?mt=2

エッチな英会話

https://itunes.apple.com/jp/podcast/エッチな英会話/id1247824464?mt=2

SBS Radio Japanese

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/japanese/id161305551?mt=2

Rebuild.fm

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/rebuild/id603013428?mt=2

NextStep.fm

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/nextstep-fm/id1195728207?mt=2

dex.fm

https://itunes.apple.com/jp/podcast/dex-fm/id1109831578?mt=2

ジャン談

https://itunes.apple.com/jp/podcast/ジャン談/id1067623638?mt=2

あ、今週のジャンプ読んだ?

https://itunes.apple.com/jp/podcast/あ-今週のジャンプ読んだ-あこジャン-週刊少年漫画レビュー/id711388977?mt=2

iPhone小町

https://itunes.apple.com/jp/podcast/iphone小町/id338224229?mt=2

Bilingual NY Learn Japanese

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/bilingual-ny-learn-japanese-バイリンガルニュース-ヨーク-英会話-英語/id1234147368?mt=2

Learn Japanese Pod

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/learn-japanese-pod/id82550696?mt=2

Learn Japanese | Japanesepod101.com

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/learn-japanese-japanesepod101-com-audio/id109573938?mt=2

テーマ別 中級から学ぶ日本語 (from Kenkyusha – http://www.kenkyusha.co.jp/)

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/テーマ別-中級から学ぶ日本語-三訂版/id989536898?mt=2

Easy Japanese – NHK World Radio Japan

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/easy-japanese-nhk-world-radio-japan/id437441453?mt=2

オーディオドラマ「光のない世界」

https://itunes.apple.com/jp/podcast/オーディオドラマ-ヒカリのない世界/id1255210155?mt=2

バイリンガルニュース (Bilingual News)

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/バイリンガルニュース-bilingual-news/id653415937?mt=2