The Japanese language is the ninth most spoken language in the world.
Many countries like US, UK, Brazil, China, Russia, Canada, etc. have large Japanese diasporas
The Japanese language is the ninth most spoken language in the world. Many countries like US, UK, Brazil, China, Russia, Canada, etc. have large Japanese diasporas. So knowledge of the Japanese language is useful almost worldwide. Knowledge of the Japanese language can help you to understand other languages like Chinese and Korean.
Japan is the world leader in industries like electronics, robotics, optical media, photo equipment and so on. The Japanese economy is the third-largest economy in the world. Many Several Japanese brands have their business around the world. The Japan-India relations are becoming stronger day by day and Japan is investing in India in the form of the bullet train and the like. Hence, learning Japanese will be helpful for those who are looking for jobs or business opportunities in India as well as in Japan.
The Japanese entertainment industry is worldwide famous for its animation film. Anime such as Pokemon, Naruto, Death Note, One Punch Man, and many others have a huge fan base and it opens doors for opportunities of subtitling and translations. .. Many Japanese feature films like Departures (おくりびと), Rashomon (羅生門), Like Father, Like Son (そして父になる), Nobody Knows (誰も知らない), etc. received many prestigious awards including academy award. With the knowledge of the Japanese language, therefore, the film lover in you can enjoy the works of Akira Kurosawa to Yojiro Takita with its local fragrance of language. Education cost is low in Japan comparing other developed countries like the US and UK and on top of that, the Japanese government supports foreign students with grants and scholarships. One has a wide range of 780 best Japanese universities to choose. Many Japanese multinational companies welcome foreign students for their multilingual skills, so getting a job in Japan after completing Japanese graduation is much easier than other western countries. So knowing the Japanese will set you apart from the crowd.
Lastly, contrary to common beliefs, it is easy to learn to speak Japanese for native Marathi and Hindi speakers as the grammar and pronunciations are extremely similar for these languages.
|N5||Listening||Ability to comprehend conversations about topics regularly encountered in daily life and classroom situations, and is able to pick up necessary information from short conversations spoken slowly.|
|Reading||Ability to understand typical expressions and sentences written in basic Japanese script i.e. Hiragana, Katakana as well as basic Kanji|
|N4||Listening||One is able to listen and comprehend conversations encountered in daily life and generally follow their contents, provided that they are spoken slowly.|
|Reading||One is able to read and understand passages on familiar daily topics written in basic vocabulary and kanji.|
|N3||Listening||One is able to listen and comprehend coherent conversations in everyday situations, spoken at near-natural speed, and is generally able to follow their contents as well as grasp the relationships among the people involved.|
|Reading||One is able to read and understand written materials with specific contents concerning everyday topics and is able to grasp summary information such as newspaper headlines. In addition, one is also able to read slightly difficult writings encountered in everyday situations and understand the main points of the content if some alternative phrases are available to aid one’s understanding.|
|N2||Listening||One is able to comprehend orally presented materials such as coherent conversations and news reports, spoken at nearly natural speed in everyday situations as well as in a variety of settings, and is able to follow their ideas and comprehend their contents. One is also able to understand the relationships among the people involved and the essential points of the presented materials.|
|Reading||One is able to read materials written clearly on a variety of topics, such as articles and commentaries in newspapers and magazines as well as simple critiques, and comprehend their contents.|
|One is also able to read written materials on general topics and follow their narratives as well as understand the intent of the writers.|