This is a complete list of the Japanese grammar rules needed to study for and pass the N3 Japanese Language Proficiency Test.
Although there is no official JLPT N3 grammar list, most grammar points that have been featured on previous tests are included in this list.
Each lesson is arranged in English romaji alphabetical order. In total, there are over 182 grammar lessons that you need to know in order to pass the N3.
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|#||Grammar Lesson||文法レッスン||Grammar Meaning|
|161||ue de||上で（うえで）||upon; after; when; for; in order to|
|162||ue ni||上に（うえに）||as well; besides; in addition to; not only… but also ~|
|163||wa betsu toshite||は別として（はべつとして）||aside from; apart from; except for; whether or not ~|
|164||wa mochiron||はもちろん||not to mention; not only ... but also ~|
|165||wa~de yuumei||は～で有名（は～でゆうめい）||famous for ~|
|166||wake da||わけだ||for that reason; no wonder; as you’d expect; the fact is; so you mean ~|
|167||wake dewa nai||わけではない||it doesn’t mean that; it is not the case that; I don’t mean that; it is not true that ~|
|168||wake ga nai||わけがない||there is no way that; it is impossible to ~|
|169||wake niwa ikanai||わけにはいかない||must not; cannot afford to; must, have no choice but to ~|
|170||wari ni||割に（わりに）||considering; comparatively; relatively; unexpectedly; unusually ~|
|171||wazato||わざと||on purpose; intentionally ~|
|172||wazawaza||わざわざ||to go to the trouble of; to go out of one's way to ~|
|173||yorimo||よりも||in comparison to; rather than; more than ~|
|174||you ga nai||ようがない||there is no way to; it’s impossible to ~|
|175||you na ki ga suru||ような気がする（ようなきがする）||have a feeling that; feels like; seems like; think that ~|
|176||you ni||ように||in order to, so that ~|
|177||you ni mieru||ように見える（ようにみえる）||to look; to seem; to appear ~|
|178||you to shinai||ようとしない||not try to; not make an effort to ~|
|179||you to suru||ようとする||try to; attempt to; be about to ~|
|180||zuni||ずに||without doing ~|
|181||zuni wa irarenai||ずにはいられない||can’t help but feel; can’t help but do; must do ~|
|182||zutsu||ずつ||apiece; each; at a time|
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