Welcome to Our World is a three-level pre-primary series that uses traditional children's songs from around the world, with National Geographic photos and content, to introduce very young learners to the world of English.
Welcome to Our World introduces very young learners to traditional children’s songs from around the world, teaching them English through music, rhythm, and motion.
Each song is performed and taught by a video host, as well as sung by very young learners in real classrooms for international exposure, and supports the language and concepts introduced in the Student Books.
To help teachers use the songs confidently in their classrooms, Teacher Video is provided, hosted by Dr. Joan Kang Shin, with step-by-step instructions for teaching each song to their young learners.
Welcome to Our World uses beautiful photography, songs, and games to capture the imaginations of very oung learners, expose them to the world they live in, and introduce them to the English Language.
Each level of Welcome to Our World includes:
To ensure teachers are fully supported in their young learner classrooms, a Professional Development Program is inlcuded online and on DVD, with best practices for teaching English using songs and games.
Hosted and developed by Dr. Joan Kang Shin, the videos include:
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.