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WIU senior Alexander Breckenridge, left, recently passed his level five JKPT test. He is pictured with WIU Japanese Instructor Wenhong Teel.
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WIU Student Passes Level Five JLPT Test

April 21, 2016

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MACOMB, IL – Western Illinois University senior sociology major Alexander Breckenridge recently passed his level five Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT).

The JLPT is a Japanese language proficiency test administered by the Japan Foundation. It is given worldwide for students of Japanese to test their language proficiency level.

The test is given once a year in the United States, and a JLPT certificate is recognized worldwide as proof of a student's proficiency level. It can also be used by students of Japanese to gain admission to a university in Japan or for company recruitment.

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