Elementary (A2-1) Placement Test

NOTE:

  1. This is a placement test to assess yourself and judge if this course is suitable for you. Please do not use a dictionary, ask anyone for help, or use computer translation software.
  2. Even if it seems too difficult at first glance, please feel free to talk with us about whether or not this course is right for you.
  3. Please time yourself and indicate how long it took you to complete this placement test. (**NOT including the writing composition)

Placement Test: Elementary (JFS A2-1)

  • I. LISTENING COMPREHENSION

  • Dialogue 1: CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD

    Abe-san injured herself, so Carla-san is helping her clean her room.
    Where should the following items be placed?


  • Dialogue 2: CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD

    What are the three things that Carla-san did in Tokyo?


  • Dialogue 3: CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD

    Question: Where is Abe-san now?

  • II. KANJI READING

  • Choose the correct reading of the given kanji words.
  • [水]
  • [魚]
  • [東京]
  • [南口]
  • [千円]
  • III. GRAMMAR

  • 1. Choose the correct word. Note that X indicates that no particle is inserted.
  • a) わたしは あまり パンを (A)。でも、ごはんは よく(B)

  • b) らいしゅう(A)木よう日(B)がっこう(C)行きます。

  • c) まいにち(A)はち時半(B)おきます。

  • d) きょう(A)こうえん(B)しゃしん(C)とります。

  • e) わたしのしゅみは おんがくです。 クラシック(A)すきです。

  • f) アイスクリームをたべました。おいしかったです。(A) ちいさかったです。

  • g) トロントに ゆうめいな はくぶつかんが(A)

  • h) (A) ワンピースを ください。

  • i) えはがきを(A)かいました。


  • 2. Complete the conversation by changing the form of the given word.

    A: せんしゅうの 休みは、どうでしたか。

    B: よかったです。土よう日は、はなびを①みにいきます。 とても②きれいです

    A: そうですか。

    B: 日よう日は、どこにも③いきません。 うちで えいがを④みます。 えいがは ⑤ながいです。そして、 ⑥おもしろくないです



  • 3. Answer the following questions in Japanese. Please make sure you include the UPPERCASE words in your response.

  • IV. READING COMPREHENSION

  • Read the following e-mails. Are 1) and 2) correct? Mark O for correct and X for incorrect.

    つぎの Eメールを よんでください。1)と2)は ただしいですか。 ただしい(O)ただしくない(X)


  • E-mail ①

      たなかさん

      こんしゅう、パーティが ありますね。
      みどりえきから レストランまで どうやって いきますか。

      カーラ

  • E-mail ②

      カーラさん

      土よう日は、みどりえきで バスに のります。
      そして さくらこうえんで おります。
      5分ぐらいです。
      レストランは さくらこうえんの まえです。
      みどりえきの まえで あいましょう。

      たなか


  • (NOT including the writing composition below.)
  • V. WRITING COMPOSITION

  • Letter to a friend: Write a letter to your Japanese friend (real or imaginary!) by hand

    Please try to include as many of the following as you can in your letter:

    • Name of your friend (〇〇さんへ)
    • Introduce your hometown (where you grew up). Describe what is in your hometown. Please make sure to use location words (まえ、なか、ちかく, etc.) and adjectives.
    • What you did last week or month, or during your last holiday. Please make sure to include your feeling/comment about your days off.
    • What you bought recently or in the past year, or during your last holiday, and about a gift that you either gave to someone or received from someone.
    • Ask your friend what they did during their days off or holiday.
    • Invite your friend to come to your homework (“Please come to…”).
    • Your name (〇〇より)
  • Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, gif, png, pdf.