Explore Our World is a light and lively series with age-appropriate National Geographic content that motivates and excites young learners of English and helps them use English as a tool to learn about and interact with the world.
With an emphasis on listening, speaking, and pronunciation, Explore Our World is perfect for the communicatively-focused classroom while still providing key grammar instruction, 21st century skills practice and cross-curricular exposure.
Explore Our World technology brings the English language learning classroom to life!
The Explore Our World Assessment materials provide instructors with the tools they need to place their learners within the correct level of Explore Our World, plan their lessons based on what they already know, and assess their comprehension of and progress through the Student Book content.
The Explore Our World Assessment resources available include:
Created especially for young learners of English, Explore Our World Video is fully integrated into the Explore Our World teaching and learning materials, with 15-20 fun-filled minutes of video for each unit.
To make it easy to use in the classroom, every episode of Explore Our World Video is provided in manageable clips and available on Video DVDs as well as Classroom Presentation Tool DVDs, for use with an interactive whiteboard or simply a laptop and projector.
Explore Our World provides many opportunities for additional grammar presentation and practice in every level, to give teachers the flexibility to supplement and support their lessons and meet their students’ needs as necessary.
Dr. Joan Kang Shin, a respected trainer of young learner teachers in over 100 countries, and series editor for Explore Our World, has designed a Professional Development Program that helps teachers improve their classroom practice and get the most out of Explore Our World.
Using videos of real classrooms and interviews with teachers from around the world, the program covers topics relevant to every young learner classroom and is available online as well as on a Video DVD, for individual practice and review, and on a Classroom Presentation Tool DVD, to support teacher trainings and workshops.
Our World Phonics with ABC is a 3-level series plus alphabet book that uses National Geographic content to introduce young learners to the English alphabet and help them learn, practice, and understand the sounds of English and sound/spelling relationships in the English language.
Our World Phonics includes: