I studied Japanese and Computing in college some 20 or so years ago. I also lived in Japan for nearly a year. Since then, I haven't been studying the language at all. Recently, I decided to resume my studies, so I have set myself the goal of passing the Japanese Language Proficiency Test this December, 2016. I still don't know what level I will take the test at. I think that I should be able to pass the N4 test quite easily with a bit of study, but I will probably aim for taking the N3 test.
I think it is a shame to let language skills go to waste. Although I do not have many uses for Japanese right now (apart from watching Japanese films and anime), I hope that I will be able to find Japanese speakers to chat with and hopefully make friends with.
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