Excellent for Intermediates who have completed Genki II, and for those who have completed N3. Students may also want the Workbook--especially if you have a teacher or a tutor who can check your work. Includes 2 CDs 342 Pages ISBN 978-4-7890-1307-9
Excellent for Intermediates who have completed Genki II, and for those who have completed N3. You will need the textbook to use this workbook. Click here for it. Requires the IAIJ Textbook. Best if used with a teacher or tutor to check work 149 Pages ISBN 978-4-7890-1308-6
Excellent for Intermediates who have completed Tobira, possibly after Genki II, and for those who have completed N3.
While not specifically for the JLPT, the introduction recommends the book to those in the N3 to N2 levels. Upper Beginner to Intermediate. Of course, you don't need to take the test to improve your reading comprehension with this book. 139 pages Includes detachable answer key ISBN 9784883195435
Each book in the Mimi Kara series concentrates on one aspect of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test. This one is on vocabulary found on the level N2 (Intermediate Level). It includes 2 CDs to help with mastery. 271 pages Includes a detachable answer key English, Korean, and Chinese meanings and explanations
Each book in the So-matome series concentrates on a single section of the test. This book is the N2 (Advanced) Vocabulary book. 147 pages Includes detachable answer key Published by ASK 978-4-87217-728-2
Taking the Japanese Language Proficiency Test--especially for the first time--can be intimidating. But what if there is a way to find out exactly what your strengths and your weaknesses are before taking the test? What if there is a way to familiarize yourself with the test's format before the big day? There is. This is the book. This video shows the previous edition, but the content is very similar. This is published by the people who run the test. They've designed this book to simulate the real test, but without the pressure of time and unfamiliar distractions. Take this test early on to know what parts of the test you should work on the most. Just before the test, go through this book to familiarize yourself with the test format. It works all parts of the test, including listening (there is an audio CD).
This is the book you want if you are studying for the JLPT N2 test and find the listening section difficult. It is very thorough in its 211 pages. 211 Pages + 9 Page Detachable Answer Key Includes answer key ISBN 978-4-88319-565-7
Each book in the So-matome series concentrates on a single section of the test. This book is the N2 (Advanced) Grammar book. 147 pages Includes detachable answer key Published by ASK 978-4-87217-729-9
Each book in the So-matome series concentrates on a single section of the test. This book is the N2 (Advanced) Kanji book. 159 pages Includes detachable answer key Published by ASK 978-4-87217-727-5
This is the book you want if you are studying for the JLPT N2 test and find the vocabulary section difficult. It is very thorough in its 207 pages. 207 Pages + 32 Page Detachable Answer Key Includes answer key ISBN 978-4-88319-574-9
Unicom publishes The Preparatory Course for the JLPT and each book focuses on a specific section of the test. Each book provides an in-depth look at that section of the test. This is especially helpful if you know your weaknesses and want to drill, drill, drill them away. This book is for the advanced level N2 and covers sentence structure, vocabulary, and grammar. 245 pages 978-4-89689-481-3
This book practices all parts of the JLPT N2 level. It includes two CDs for the listening section. This is a practice test book and not necessarily a study guide. It doesn't have a lot of explanation (it does have some hints), but it is great for determining your strengths and weaknesses and that will help you prepare for the test. The best thing is it will provide a lot of practice for you. 183 Pages with a 28 page Answer Key ISBN 978-4-7574-1882-0
The Tanki Master series works on all five areas of the test in a cursory or "short term" way: Characters; vocabulary; grammar; listening; and reading It includes a CD for the listening section. For those taking the JLPT, we highly recommend a cursory book like this as a quick way to find out your strengths and weaknesses. Once you know what you need to work on, you can then consider getting a book specifically on that area. 81 pages Includes CD and detachable answer key Published by Bonjinsha