Our World is a balanced four-skills 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.
National Geographic video inspires and motivates young learners.
Our World Readers encourage reading for fun, and bring storytelling into your classroom.
Free online activities and support are available for teachers and learners at myNGconnect.com
Elephants in Africa are in trouble. Some lose their land to people. Some lose their families to hunters. But there is a special place in Kenya where people take care of orphan elephants. Read to learn more about the elephants and their caretakers at this special place.
City Mouse invites his cousin Country Mouse for a visit. Together, the mice visit some of City Mouse’s favorite places. Country Mouse likes the city. But will he want to stay?
How do you get to school? Do you take a bus? A boat? Do you ride a subway? A camel? Read about some of the different ways that children around the world get to school.
Four blind men are walking though the jungle. Suddenly, they hear a strange sound. What is in the forest with them? Each man guesses something different. Who is right?
Mouse Deer is swimming in the rain forest. Tiger is hungry and wants to catch Mouse Deer. Can Mouse Deer trick Tiger to get away from him?
Anansi is cooking a big dinner, but he needs more foods from the store. He asks Turtle to go to the store. Anansi promises to share his dinner with Turtle. But will he?
Tortoise exercises and eats well. Hare is lazy and eats lot of junk food. Still, Hare thinks he is faster than Tortoise, and challenges him to a race. Who will win the race?
Color and light play an important part in holiday celebrations around the world. Read about the different ways that colors and light are used in holiday costumes, parades, and decorations around the world.
On Saturday, Rabbit sees Coyote having a picnic. On Sunday, Rabbit sees Coyote cooking fish. Can Rabbit trick Coyote to get his food?