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.
Perfect for the content-rich classroom, Our World has everything students need for a balanced, four-skills curriculum, key grammar instruction, and important 21st century skills practice and cross-curricular exposure.
Our World technology brings the English language learning classroom to life!
The Our World Assessment materials provide instructors with the tools they need to place their learners within the correct level of Our World, plan their lessons based on what they already know, and assess their comprehension of and progress through the Student Book content.
The Our World Assessment resources available include:
Created especially for young learners of English, Our World Video is fully integrated into the Our World teaching and learning materials, with 30 fun-filled minutes of video for each unit.
To make it easy to use in the classroom, every episode of 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.
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 Our World, has designed a Professional Development Program that helps teachers improve their classroom practice and get the most out of 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 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:
Our programs for young learners and teenagers create a solid foundation for learning about the world.
VERY YOUNG LEARNERS AND YOUNG LEARNERS
For preprimary and primary, we use real-world content, supported by projects, songs, games, and stories to show very young leaners and young learners that English is a tool to learn about and communicate with the world.
Our secondary programs help teenage learners understand each other better, with projects and classroom activities that encourage confident self-expression, and help learners to develop their own voice in English.