Kuchisake Onna: Story One

Kuchisake Onna: Story One

Kuchisake Onna: Story One

多読リーダー
Graded reader for extensive reading.
英検スキル
Perfect for Eiken test preparation.
Reading skills

Level: 1 / CEFR A1 / Eiken 4

Author: Andy Boon

Description: Walking home late at night can be very scary. Mayumi will soon find out how scary it can be when she meets Kuchisake Onna in the park. This frightening story is sure to please horror fans.

Campfire Ghost Stories

Kuchisake Onna: Story One

Kuchisake Onna: Story One

多読リーダー
Graded reader for extensive reading.
英検スキル
Perfect for Eiken test preparation.
Reading skills

Level: 1 / CEFR A1 / Eiken 4

Author: Andy Boon

Description: A group of students goes camping in the woods. They sit around the fire at night. Then, one by one the students tell each other a traditional ghost story. But as their stories end, they soon find out they are part of their own scary story. 

Homestay in Australia

Homestay in Australia

Homestay in Australia

多読リーダー
Graded reader for extensive reading.
英検スキル
Perfect for Eiken test preparation.
Reading skills

Level: 2 / CEFR A2 / Eiken 3
Author: Patrick Hafenstein
Description: Two Japanese high school graduates travel to Australia for a short study tour where they stay with a homestay family. They enjoy making new friends and learning about the Aussie way of life. They also go through the difficulties of missing loved ones and understanding a new culture. Luckily the homestay family is there to guide them through the ups and downs. This story has useful tips for students thinking about studying in Australia.

Homestay in the UK

Homestay in Australia

Homestay in Australia

多読リーダー
Graded reader for extensive reading.
英検スキル
Perfect for Eiken test preparation.
Reading skills

Level: 2 / CEFR A2 / Eiken 3
Author: Andy Boon
Description: This is a story about a Japanese university student who comes to England on a homestay to study English. The story focuses on the adventures of the main character from landing at Heathrow airport to using the tube, to meeting the homestay family and studying. The story features many cultural mistakes students make on trips and how these are resolved.

Homestay in the USA

Japanese Communities Around the World

Japanese Communities Around the World

多読リーダー
Graded reader for extensive reading.
英検スキル
Perfect for Eiken test preparation.
Reading skills

Level: 2 / CEFR A2 / Eiken 3
Author: Gregory Strong
Description: Mai Kojima's adventure begins the moment she arrives in New York. She lives with an unusual family. Her classmates and friends come from all over the world. Her values are turned upside down as she struggles to understand a new culture. Her discovery of America takes her to a great museum and she learns about one of the sad events in the city's history. Mai's life will never be the same.

Japanese Communities Around the World

Japanese Communities Around the World

Japanese Communities Around the World

多読リーダー
Graded reader for extensive reading.
英検スキル
Perfect for Eiken test preparation.
Reading skills

Level: 2 / CEFR A2 / Eiken 3
Author: Gregory Strong
Description: This book tells the history of two of the world's largest and most important nikkei communities: Canada and the U.S. In this book. the author outlines the reasons for the Japanese Diaspora and explains why there are fewer Japanese communities abroad than English ones. 

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Ice Station at the End of the World

Ice Station at the End of the World

Ice Station at the End of the World

多読リーダー
Graded reader for extensive reading.
英検スキル
Perfect for Eiken test preparation.
Reading skills

Level: 2 / CEFR A2 / Eiken 3
Author: Gregory Strong
Description: A university student from Hokkaido joins her professor on a research project at Showa polar base in Antarctica. The story combines real elements of Antarctic geography and the research being done by Japan and other countries in Antarctica with an adventure story. 

Culture Shock Japan

Ice Station at the End of the World

Ice Station at the End of the World

多読リーダー
Graded reader for extensive reading.
英検スキル
Perfect for Eiken test preparation.
Reading skills

Level: 2 / CEFR A2 / Eiken 3
Author: Andy Boon
Description: "I remember going to my very first Karaoke box and being very surprised that the small room we were sat in was not. In fact, the waiting room but where we would sing songs in front of our friends." This graded reader shows Japan through the eyes of people who have lived here and answer the question of the different kinds of culture shock foreigners have experienced here and how they overcame it. 

Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy Theories

多読リーダー
Graded reader for extensive reading.
英検スキル
Perfect for Eiken test preparation.
Reading skills

Level: 2 / CEFR A2 / Eiken 3
Author: Andy Boon
Description: Did a UFO crash land in Roswell in 1947? How did Marilyn Monroe die? Who really shot JFK? Did Neil Armstrong walk on the moon? Was Princess Diana's death really an accident? How did the twin towers fall so quickly on 9.11? Is the government really watching us? Selected famous conspiracy theories from the US and UK are explained. YOU, the reader, are then asked to decide whether you believe the official story or the conspiracy theory.

This is FACEBOOK

Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy Theories

多読リーダー
Graded reader for extensive reading.
英検スキル
Perfect for Eiken test preparation.
Reading skills

Level: 3 / CEFR A2-B1 / Eiken 2
Author: Andy Boon
Description: This graded reader tells the story of Facebook and its explosion as the number one social-networking service. It also explains to the reader how to use Facebook and provides some practical ideas for setting up a Facebook page and getting started using the site or application.