N1- The ability to understand Japanese used in a variety of circumstances.
- One is able to read writings with logical complexity and/or abstract writings on a variety of topics, such as newspaper editorials and critiques, and comprehend both their structures and contents.
- One is also able to read written materials with profound contents on various topics and follow their narratives as well as understand the intent of the writers comprehensively.
- One is able to comprehend orally presented materials such as coherent conversations, news reports, and lectures, spoken at natural speed in a broad variety of settings, and is able to follow their ideas and comprehend their contents comprehensively.
- One is also able to understand the details of the presented materials such as the relationships among the people involved the logical structures, and the essential points.