How to Pass JLPT N5 – Study Guide

How to Pass JLPT N5 – Study Guide

Welcome to the JLPT N5 study guide page!

The JLPT N5 is the first level of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT).

To pass the JLPT N5, you need to be comfortable reading hiragana, katakana, as well as about 100 kanji. In addition, you should have a vocabulary of about 800 words.

We have every lesson you need to learn organized in the following lists:

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For our supporters on Patreon, we have many extra bonus downloads, including study guides, ebooks, flashcards, etc.


  • Printable N5 Grammar List (PDF)
  • Printable N5 Grammar Flashcards (batch download)
  • E-Book: N5 Grammar Master Complete Study Guide (PDF)


  • Printable N5 Kanji List (PDF)


  • Nouns
    • Printable N5 Vocabulary – Nouns List (PDF)
    • E-Book N5 Vocabulary – Nouns Study Guide (PDF)
  • Verbs
    • Printable N5 Verbs List (PDF)
    • E-Book N5 Verbs Study Guide (PDF)
  • Other
    • Printable N5 adjectives list (PDF).
    • Printable N5 adverbs list (PDF).
    • Printable N5 particles list (PDF).
    • Printable N5 katakana words list (PDF).
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JLPT N5 Grammar Master [e-book]

Complete Study Guide

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This e-book includes every grammar point you need to know in order to pass the JLPT N5, with detailed usage notes and numerous example sentences.

Pages: 192

Preview e-book here.

Full download available to supporters on Patreon.

N5 Grammar Flashcards

JLPT N5 Grammar List Flashcards, Japanese 文法

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Supporters of JLPT Sensei on Patreon can download the batch .zip file, which includes:
  • Print-ready PDF of square flashcards with cut-out guides (see preview)
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    • JLPT N5 Grammar 文法 rectangle size (80 images)

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JLPT N5 Vocabulary e-books

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JLPT N5 Verbs List 動詞 単語 vocabulary ebook cover preview