The OECD surveys conducted in 2003 and 2006 on the level of learning attained by 15-year-olds in countries worldwide showed that Japan's rank had dropped in the areas of reading comprehension, mathematics, science, etc."NIPO-224", "2469833"
The JETRO test has two parts: the JETRO Listening and Reading Comprehension Test （JLRT）, which is offered on three levels of difficulty, from I （hardest） to III （easiest）, and the JETRO Oral Communication Test （JOCT）.〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 2002年7月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT189024", "2467301"
Applications for the JLRT will be accepted from February 1 to April 18.〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 2001年2月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT172055", "2253679"
I've learned, too, that writing in Japanese, with all its frustrations, can help to improve my basic reading and speaking skills in the language as well.〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 2000年11月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT169065", "2347409"
As long as it is written in hiragana （a simple form of reading characters）, you can immediately read correctly and you can write what you speak correctly.〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 2006年4月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT234024", "2257082"
The JETRO Test actually comprises two tests, the first of which is the JETRO Listening and Reading Comprehension Test （JLRT）, which will be held on a unified basis worldwide on Saturday, June 23, 2001.〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 2001年2月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT172055", "2467297"
The contents of the test are related to daily business and work and consists of two parts: the Listening and Reading Comprehension test, and the Oral Communication test.〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 2004年5月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT211009", "2479347"
The test has two parts: the Listening and Reading Comprehension Test （JLRT）, a written examination with three levels of difficulty （Level I being the most difficult）, and the JETRO Oral Communication Test （JOCT）, a verbal examination.〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 2002年4月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT186032", "2508352"
This year the listening and reading comprehension testing method will be changed from a 3 pass-level grading method to a score system similar to TOEIC and TOEFL.〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 2003年8月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT202009", "2539279"