Our World Starter

  • American English
  • AUTHOR: Diane Pinkley
  • SERIES EDITORS: Dr. JoAnn (Jodi) Crandall; Dr. Joan Kang Shin
  • ISBN-13: 9781305114050 
  • 96 Pages  Paperback 
  • 1st Edition
  • ©2015     Published
  • Level(s): Pre-A1
  • List Price = $ 24.95 | College Wholesale (Net) Price $18.50
  • Prices are valid only in the respective region

Overview

About The Product

Our World is a new primary series in American English. It uses fun and fascinating National Geographic content and stunning images to give young learners the essential language, skills, and knowledge they need to understand their world.

Our World Starter can be used before both Our World and Explore Our World, and is for young learners with no previous exposure to English. It is designed to give learners the basic skills for learning the language, including:

  • Understanding basic vocabulary in context
  • Comprehending simple content concepts
  • Developing phonemic awareness for the sounds of English, and
  • Recognizing and writing the alphabet and simple words.

Features

  • Language presentation and practice
  • Chants and games
  • Listening and speaking activities
  • A reading/story for every unit
  • 8 pages of introductory writing practice
  • Free online resources

About the Contributor

AUTHOR
  • Diane Pinkley

    Diane Pinkley is former Director of the TC TESOL Certificate Program in the TESOL Program, Department of Arts and Humanities, at Teachers College, Columbia University in New York City. She is a well-known teacher trainer and author in ESL/EFL, and has traveled around the world presenting academic papers and leading teacher training workshops. She has authored bestselling series for both children and adults, as well. Formerly the Director of the Institute of North American Studies in Badalona, Spain, and Curriculum Coordinator at the Michigan Language Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan, she has taught all levels of ESL and EFL.

SERIES EDITORS
  • Dr. JoAnn (Jodi) Crandall

    Dr. JoAnn (Jodi) Crandall is Professor Emerita and former Director of the Language, Literacy and Culture Ph.D. Program, and Co-Director of the MA TESOL Program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. She has worked in all areas of ESL/EFL including teaching, curriculum and materials development, standards development, and teacher training. She is a Series Editor of National Geographic Learning’s young learner programs Welcome to Our World, Our World, and Explore Our World, as well as the teen program Impact, and an author of the professional development title Teaching Young Learners English.

  • Dr. Joan Kang Shin

    Dr. Joan Kang Shin is an Associate Professor of Education at George Mason University and the Academic Program Coordinator of the Teaching Culturally & Linguistically Diverse & Exceptional Learners (TCLDEL) program. Dr. Shin specializes in teaching ESL/EFL to young learners and teenagers and has provided professional development programs and workshops to EFL teachers in over 100 countries around the world. She is a Series Editor of National Geographic Learning’s young learner programs Welcome to Our World, Our World, and Explore Our World, as well as the teen program Impact, and an author of the professional development title Teaching Young Learners English.

Table of Contents

Unit 0

Unit 1: My School
Unit 2: My Toys
Unit 3: My Family
Unit 4: My Bpdy
Units 1-4 Review

Unit 5: Stories
Unit 6: I Like Food
Unit 7: Clothes
Unit 8: Animals
Units 5-8 Review

Writing
Cutouts
Stickers

Components

Teacher Components

  • Our World: Professional Development Classroom Presentation Tool DVD  (ISBN-10: 1285455789 | ISBN-13: 9781285455785)
  • Our World: Professional Development Video Program DVD  (ISBN-10: 1285455797 | ISBN-13: 9781285455792)
  • Our World Starter: Class Audio CD  (ISBN-10: 130511907X | ISBN-13: 9781305119079)
  • Our World Starter: Classroom Presentation Tool DVD  (ISBN-10: 1305119088 | ISBN-13: 9781305119086)
  • Our World Starter: Lesson Planner with Class Audio CD, Assessment Audio CD, and Teacher's Resource CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 1305120841 | ISBN-13: 9781305120846)
  • Our World Starter: Picture Cards  (ISBN-10: 1305264320 | ISBN-13: 9781305264328)

Student Supplements

  • Our World Starter: Workbook  (ISBN-10: 1305119045 | ISBN-13: 9781305119048)
    List Price = 14.95  | CengageBrain Price = 14.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = 11.00
  • Our World Starter: Workbook with Audio CD  (ISBN-10: 1305120833 | ISBN-13: 9781305120839)
    List Price = 16.95  | CengageBrain Price = 16.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = 12.50