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Japanese Graded Readers for Japanese Learners: Levels 4 and 5 (Intermediate-Upper-Intermediate Level)


Intermediate Level or Level 3 and 2 of Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) have about 5000 to 10,000 characters. The grammar is even less controlled than Level 3 plus Kanji (Chinese characters) have no ふりがな reading printed next to them.

causative form, causative passive form, ~そう(information), ~らしい, ~はず, ~もの, ~ようにする/なる, ~ことにする/なる, etc.