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.
Fun listening and speaking activities develop essential communication skills.
The Sounds of English provides pronunciation practice in every unit.
Free online activities and support are available for teachers and learners at myNGconnect.com
Alfred B. Stormalong is a giant man who is the captain of a giant sailing ship. One day while Stormy and his crew are catching fish in the Atlantic, something in the ocean pulls on the ship’s anchor... more
Some inventions are created on purpose, like the television or the car. But some inventions are created by accident. Some of the most popular snacks and desserts were invented this way. ... more
Many kids have a hobby. Some kids leave their hobby behind as they grow up. But others turn their hobby into the work they do as an adult, like Jørn Hurum. Read to learn about Jørn’s childhood hobby and how it beca... more
One morning, the animals in the jungle had an argument. Some said Elephant was the strongest animal in the jungle. Others said Hippo was the strongest. When Turtle says that he is the strongest, the other animals la... more
Long ago, Thunder was a mother sheep and Lightning was her son. When Lightning became angry, he shot bolts of lightning from his horns. This made Thunder yell at him, which shook the ground. Becau... more
Many years ago Tiger’s fur was all orange. But one day Tiger was tricked by a man, and that trick led to Tiger’s fur getting stripes. What was the man’s trick?
There was once an unhappy princess. Her father, the king, held a concert. He promised great riches to the musician who could make his daughter smile. One man sang so beautifully that the princess smiled. But h... more
Long ago people told stories to explain how the universe began. The Cherokee people of North America believed that the Earth was an island on a big sea, and the sky was attached to it with ropes. They believ... more
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