PATHWAYS

READING, WRITING, AND CRITICAL THINKING

A five-level academic series that uses National Geographic content to provide the essential reading and vocabulary skills necessary for academic success.

A1 to C1

Elementary/High Beginner to Advanced

American English

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PROGRAMS

National Geographic Learning Academic Programs prepare young adult and adult English language learners with the tools needed for academic readiness and success. Through real-world content from National Geographic and TED, our academic single and two-skill programs focus on teaching explicit skills, critical thinking, and effective communication to thrive in the classroom and real world.

World English 3e, National Geographic Learning ELT Teens
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GRAMMAR

Our grammar programs use clear explanations, lots of practice, and real-world content to help students write and communicate accurately in English, in academic and every day settings.

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Life 2e, National Geographic Learning ELT Teens
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LISTENING AND SPEAKING

Our listening and speaking programs use real-world content to develop the English language skills, critical thinking, and learning strategies needed to succeed in academic and every day settings.

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Keynote, National Geographic Learning ELT Teens
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PRONUNCIATION

Our programs are designed to improve the pronunciation in the areas of stress, rhythm, and intonation in English for students from all language backgrounds.

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Keynote, National Geographic Learning ELT Teens
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READING

Our reading programs use real-world content to develop the language skills, critical thinking, and learning strategies required for academic success.

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Get Started, National Geographic Learning ELT Teens
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WRITING

Our programs use a process approach to academic sentence, paragraph, and essay writing, supported by clear writing models in different rhetorical styles, integrated with grammar and vocabulary

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WEBINARS

We invite you to join us in professional development webinars with English Language Teaching specialists, speakers from the TED stage, National Geographic Explorers, and others in the English Language Teaching field

NEW LITERACIES FOR TODAY'S CLASSROOM

NEW LITERACIES FOR TODAY'S CLASSROOM

Sean Bermingham, an Executive Editor for National Geographic Learning, explores how traditional views of literacy are changing, and how “new literacies”– such as information literacy, visual literacy, and cultural literacy – can be incorporated in the language classroom.

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KEYS TO ACADEMIC SUCCESS

KEYS TO ACADEMIC SUCCESS

Laura Le Dréan, Executive Editor at National Geographic Learning, talks about how to fully equip students for college work. Join us as we discuss how Pathways Second Edition ensures academic success through three areas.

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GETTING REAL ABOUT AUTHENTIC CONTENT

GETTING REAL ABOUT AUTHENTIC CONTENT

Christien Lee, an English Language Educator since 1994, discusses different kinds of authentic content and their respective pros and cons. Then he talks about effective ways to introduce more authentic content into the classroom.

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DEVELOPING READING SKILLS IN AN ONLINE ENVIRONMENT

DEVELOPING READING SKILLS IN AN ONLINE ENVIRONMENT

In this webinar, National Geographic Learning teacher trainer Alex Warren will examine how we can develop our learners’ reading skills both in the online classroom using course book material and online content, as well as exploring ways in which we can engage and motivate learners to develop their reading skills outside of it.

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TEACHING RESOURCES

Teacher support and resources for every program and classroom environment

Global Newsletter

Subscribe to National Geographic Learning's monthly newsletter for exciting updates, teaching tips, event information and more!

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Webinars

Join live workshops with authors, teachers, National Geographic Explorers and TED speakers from around the world.

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In Focus

Read about the latest trends, ideas, and challenges for teachers of English.

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Discover how teaching with a National Geographic Learning curriculum can transform your classroom.

About National Geographic Learning ELT, What We Do at NGL

WHAT WE DO AT NGL

General Manager Dennis Hogan discusses how real-world content from National Geographic and TED helps us develop powerful learning tools that bring the world to the classroom and the classroom to life.

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PATHWAYS, SECOND EDITION: OUR APPROACH TO CONTENT

PATHWAYS, SECOND EDITION: OUR APPROACH TO CONTENT

Executive Editor Sean Bermingham uses an example from Pathways, Second Edition to demonstrate how we create materials for learners of English from authentic sources, such as National Geographic.

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VOICES, WITH SHABANA BASIJ-RASIKH

VOICES, WITH SHABANA BASIJ-RASIKH

Educator and humanitarian, Shabana Basij-Rasikh, is preparing her students to become global citizens. Learn why she believes that English is the language of opportunity for tomorrow’s leaders.

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About National Geographic Learning ELT, TED Talks in the English Classroom

TED TALKS IN THE ENGLISH CLASSROOM

Great ideas stimulate learning and inspire great communication. Learn how our partnership with TED brings the power of Ideas into the classroom to help learners find their own voice in English.

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