2019

第5回
日本語体験コンテスト
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The 5th 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

[ To Be Confirmed – Expected to be in January 2020 ]

Itinerary

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

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Print out and fill in the registration form.
  • Submit the registration form with the required documents to A to Z Language Centre (Damansara) by hand or courier (hard-copy required).
  • A to Z Language Centre will contact you through e-mail upon receiving your application.
  • If the number of applications exceeds the intended limit, a preliminary interview may be conducted. Applicants will be informed through email should there be a preliminary interview.
  • A to Z Language Centre will inform all short-listed candidates in August, latest 1 (one) week before the day of the interview.

For more information, please contact
Regina Teh @ (+60)3-7728-4662 or (+60)11-366-98-366
.

REGISTRATION PERIOD

13 May 2019 (Monday) – 5 July 2019 (Friday)

All applications must be submitted to A to Z Language Centre by 5th JULY 2019.

*Late submissions will not be entertained.

APPLICATION FLOW

  • Applicants must be Malaysians.
  • Applicants who have passed JLPT N4 OR have the Japanese proficiency level of JLPT N4 and above.
  • Able to participate in the winning tour to Japan (date to be confirmed) if selected as one of the winners.
  • Able to obtain VISA to enter Japan.

A) Application method

  1. Online
  2. Submit hard-copy by hand/courier

B) Documents required

  1. Application Form
  2. Identity Card or Student Card Copy
  3. Passport size photo (proper photo, white background only)

*All submitted documents will not be returned.

C) Please submit all documents by hand or courier to:

REGINA TEH (KIF CONTEST 2019)
A to Z Language Centre (Damansara)
70B Jalan SS21/62,
Damansara Utama,
47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
TEL: 03-7728-4662 / 011-366-98-366

  • 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 5th Nihongo Taiken Contest in Kuala Lumpur

  • Date: 22 August 2019 (Thursday)
  • Time: 01:00pm 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.

For more information, please contact
Regina Teh @ (+60)3-7728-4662 or (+60)11-366-98-366
.