2018

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The 4th Nihongo Taiken Contest in Kuala Lumpur

Grand price

8 Days 7 Nights
All Expense Paid Tour to Tokyo, Japan (5 winners)

Consolation prize

Japanese traditional gift (15 winners)

Date

20th – 27th January 2019

Itinerary

Introduction tour to the Japanese education system, short trips, free-and-easy group activities, etc.

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Print out and fill in the application form.
  • Submit the form with the required documents (hard-copy) to A to Z Language Centre (Damansara) by hand or courier.
  • A to Z Language Centre will send a confirmation e-mail upon receiving your application.
  • A to Z Language Centre will keep you updated and the contest voucher will be sent to you before the day of competition.

REGISTRATION PERIOD

7th May (Monday) – 31th July (Tuesday) 2018

All applications must be submitted to A to Z Language Centre by 31th July 2018 (Tuesday).

*Late submissions will not be entertained.

APPLICATION FLOW

  • Applicants must be a Malaysian citizen.
  • Applicants who have passed JLPT N4 OR have Japanese proficiency level of JLPT N4 and above.
  • Able to participate in the winning tour to Japan on 20th to 27th January 2019 if selected as one of the winners.
  • Able to obtain VISA to enter Japan.
A) Documents required:
  1. Application form (original hard-copy, hand-written or typed)
  2. IC Copy
  3. Passport size photo (proper photo, white background only)
*All submitted documents will not be returned.
  • All participants are required to answer 30 MCQs in the preliminary round.
    *all questions will be read out loud by the host.
  • 15 – 20 participants will advance to the final round, where they will be asked to prepare a 3-minute speech based on the topics given.
  • The topics will only be announced on the day of the competition.
  • 5 finalists will be chosen to represent Malaysia for the trip to Tokyo, Japan.

 

 

The 4th Nihongo Taiken Contest in Kuala Lumpur

  • Date: 6 September 2018 (Thursday)
  • Time: 12:00pm onwards
  • Venue: JW Marriott Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

There are no specific topics/genres that the MCQs are based on.

The theme for the speech will only be announced on the contest day itself.

No. Participants are only allowed to use Japanese during the contest.

The contest is expected to end latest by 5:00pm.

Yes. As long as you have the Japanese proficiency level of JLPT N4 and above, you are eligible for the contest.

You can give a try at the sample questions provided in JLPT’s official homepage.
Click Here

To put it simply, you have to be able to describe the followings in Japanese:

  1. Able to introduce yourself and give detailed information.
    Example:
    I was born in Johor but my family moved to Kuala Lumpur when I was 9 years old due to my father’s job.
  2. Able to give reasons for decisions, justify and explain.
    Example:
    Takana could not make it to the party because his son is not feeling well. Takana is taking his son to the hospital.
  3. Able to listen and comprehend conversations about topics regularly encountered in daily life and classroom situations, and can pick up necessary information from short conversations.

No. If you are not able to go to Japan on the mentioned dates, your prize will be forfeited.

No. You are required to follow the itinerary given by the organizers. For safety reasons, all participants are also required to move in groups during the “free & easy sessions”.

Yes, but only if you were not one of the winners who won the trip to Japan in the previous contests.