Japanese Learning Path

From zero to mastery in 8,800 hours

Getting to know Japanese

Beginner (PreA1*) level

Time estimate: 140 hours

Activity: Take (or continue to take) the online course:

Activity: Practice conversation through online language exchanges with the help of our Tutoring Kit

Beginner (A1*) level

Time estimate: 140 hours

Activity: Take (or continue to take) the online course:

Activity: Watch lots of videos in Japanese and study the subtitles with the help of our video transcript study tool.

Activity: Practice conversation through online language exchanges with the help of our Tutoring Kit

Resources: At the A1 level, we recommend using the following resources, products, or services:

Milestone: Pass the exam: JLPT N5

Beginner (A2*) level

Time estimate: 280 hours

Activity: Take (or continue to take) the online course:

Activity: Watch lots of videos in Japanese and study the subtitles with the help of our video transcript study tool.

Activity: Practice conversation through online language exchanges with the help of our Tutoring Kit

Resources: At the A2 level, we recommend using the following resources, products, or services:

Milestone: Pass the exam: JLPT N4

Intermediate (B1*) level

Time estimate: 550 hours

Activity: Watch lots of videos in Japanese and study the subtitles with the help of our video transcript study tool.

Activity: Read books and text in Japanese with the help of our popup dictionary.

Activity: Practice conversation through online language exchanges with the help of our Tutoring Kit

Resources: At the B1 level, we recommend using the following resources, products, or services:

Milestone: Pass the exam: JLPT N3

Intermediate (B2*) level

Time estimate: 1100 hours

Activity: Watch lots of videos in Japanese and study the subtitles with the help of our video transcript study tool.

Activity: Read books and text in Japanese with the help of our popup dictionary.

Activity: Practice conversation through online language exchanges with the help of our Tutoring Kit

Resources: At the B2 level, we recommend using the following resources, products, or services:

Milestone: Pass the exam: JLPT N2

Advanced (C1*) level

Time estimate: 2200 hours

Activity: Watch lots of videos in Japanese and study the subtitles with the help of our video transcript study tool.

Activity: Read books and text in Japanese with the help of our popup dictionary.

Activity: Practice conversation through online language exchanges with the help of our Tutoring Kit

Resources: At the C1 level, we recommend using the following resources, products, or services:

Milestone: Pass the exam: JLPT N1

Advanced (C2*) level

Time estimate: 4400 hours

Activity: Watch lots of videos in Japanese and study the subtitles with the help of our video transcript study tool.

Activity: Read books and text in Japanese with the help of our popup dictionary.

Activity: Practice conversation through online language exchanges with the help of our Tutoring Kit

* A1, A2, B1 ... C2 refer to language proficiency levels according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) .