Fantastic Mr. Tanaka

About the reader

Level 3; Elementary; CEFR A1-A2; 400 headwords

Genre(s): Original fiction; human interest; school life

Word count: 4,405 (story only)

Target Age: Teen/young adult/adult

English Type: British

Protagonist: Male

Xreading: Yes

MReader: Yes

Summary: Ren is a Japanese high school student. He doesn’t like English. He is more interested in a girl called Aki and playing football than his English classes. Then one day a new English teacher comes to his school. He is a little strange. He has a bright red bowtie and a big old bag. He is very different to Ren’s other teachers. Things start to change in interesting ways.

The end of this book also includes a key vocabulary list, key vocabulary quiz, and discussion questions.