I understand that more people are free on the weekends, so I'd like to try a weekend study session for the Beginner/Intermediate level JLPT.
My suggestion would be to take the sample test (N5 being the easiest) from the following website to determine what your level is:
This is a study session and NOT a class. The objective is to help each other out and improve speaking/reading/listening Japanese. We'll have at least two native speakers to help out, myself included :)
You should be able to buy the practice books from Amazon.com, but here are a few more if you want to compare prices:
Any questions or suggestions, please feel free to contact me: [masked]