There are about 55 grammar patterns in JPT N5 which includes few particles, verbs and its conjugations, adjectives, adverbs and simple sentence structures. 

Here is a list of grammar patterns likely to be encountered during the JLPT N5 exam. Though there is no official JLPT N5 grammar list, we have attempted to organize them referring to many previous question papers and textbooks. 

Click on the chapter or on the grammar pattern for a more detailed explanation, with examples and quizzes. Hover over the N5 grammar pattern if you want to revise. The link to printable PDF file of this list can be found at the end of this page. Please register your email to download the list for FREE.

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We have used following abbreviation in the N5 grammar section. 
Abbreviation Meaning
 N Noun
N1Noun 1
Abbreviation Meaning
N2Noun 2

JLPT N5 Grammar List

2020 JLPT Test dates

1st Test - 6th July (Cancelled due to COVID )

2nd Test - 5th December


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