Welcome to Our World

Welcome to Our World

Dr. Joan Kang Shin, JoAnn (Jodi) Crandall

  • American English
  • British English
  • CD-ROM
  • DVD
  • Audio
  • 1-4 contact hours a week
  • +5 contact hours a week

Welcome to Our World is a three-level pre-primary series in American English. It uses traditional children’s songs from around the world, with amazing National Geographic photos and images, to introduce very young learners to the world of English.

  • Learn English with songs performed by young learners around the world.
  • Games and activities make learning English fun!
  • Beautiful photos from National Geographic capture the imagination of very young learners.
  • The Professional Development video helps teachers use the songs and games effectively.

Each level of Welcome to Our World includes:

  • Traditional songs from around the world
  • Vocabulary presentation and practice
  • Relevant content and topics
  • Opportunities to hear and repeat target language
  • Fun games and activities
  • And classroom video hosted by Dr. Joan Kang Shin.

Songs from Around the World

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 taught by Dr. Joan Kang Shin and performed by young learners in real classrooms, and fully supports the language and concepts introduced in the Student Books.

  • Watch young learners perform the songs….
  • then sing along with Joan!

Teaching Support

To help teachers use the songs confidently in their classrooms, a teaching video is provided, hosted by Dr. Shin, with step-by-step instructions for teaching each song to their young learners.

  • Song Overview – Learn about the songs and watch young learners perform them in their native language
  • Learn the Gestures – See Joan demonstrate how to perform the song gestures
  • Teaching the Song – Listen to Joan give tips on how to teach the songs to young leaners

Video that Captures the Imagination of Very Young Learners

National Geographic video is the perfect way to bring your English classroom to life. Created especially for very young learners of English, and hosted by Dr. Shin, the Welcome to Our World Student Video is fully integrated into the Welcome to Explore Our World teaching and learning materials, with manageable segments that support the content of each unit, including:

  • The unit song, performed by Dr. Shin and very young learners around the world
  • Vocabulary Presentation
  • Content Concepts Presentation
  • And Listening and Speaking Practice

Professional Development for Every Teacher

To ensure teachers of very young learners are fully supported in their classrooms, the Teacher Video also includes a series of Professional Development videos, with best practices for teaching English using songs and games.

Hosted and developed by Dr. Shin, the videos include:

  • Using songs with very young learners
  • Adapting songs to different cultures
  • Keeping students’ attention
  • Making and using puppets
  • Additional songs for classroom management

British English

Welcome to Our World – BRE – 1 – Big BookISBN: 9781305585409Price list: R$248.9

Welcome to Our World – BRE – 1 – Interactive Whiteboard CDISBN: 9781305586345Price list: R$180.9

Welcome to Our World – BRE – 1 – Flashcards Set (Picture Cards Set)ISBN: 9781305586246Price list: R$586.9

Welcome to Our World – BRE – 1 – Lesson Planner with Classroom Audio CD, Teacher’s Resource CDROM, and Teacher DVDISBN: 9781305584624Price list: R$236.9

Welcome to Our World – BRE – 1 – Workbook + Audio CDISBN: 9781305583085Price list: R$71.9

Welcome to Our World – BRE – 1 – Student BookISBN: 9781305583092Price list: R$145.9

Welcome to Our World – BRE – 2 – Big BookISBN: 9781305585416Price list: R$248.9

Welcome to Our World – BRE – 2 – Flashcards Set (Picture Cards Set)ISBN: 9781305586253Price list: R$586.9

Welcome to Our World – BRE – 2 – Interactive Whiteboard CDISBN: 9781305586352Price list: R$180.9

Welcome to Our World – BRE – 2 – Workbook + Audio CDISBN: 9781305583078Price list: R$71.9

Welcome to Our World – BRE – 2 – Lesson Planner with Classroom Audio CD, Teacher’s Resource CDROM, and Teacher DVDISBN: 9781305584631Price list: R$236.9

Welcome to Our World – BRE – 2 – Student BookISBN: 9781305583115Price list: R$145.9

Welcome to Our World – BRE – 3 – Big BookISBN: 9781305585423Price list: R$248.9

Welcome to Our World – BRE – 3 – Flashcards Set (Picture Cards Set)ISBN: 9781305586260Price list: R$586.9

Welcome to Our World – BRE – 3 – Interactive Whiteboard CDISBN: 9781305586369Price list: R$180.9

Welcome to Our World – BRE – 3 – Lesson Planner with Classroom Audio CD, Teacher’s Resource CDROM, and Teacher DVDISBN: 9781305584648Price list: R$236.9

Welcome to Our World – BRE – 3 – Workbook + Audio CDISBN: 9781305583061Price list: R$71.9

Welcome to Our World – BRE – 3 – Student BookISBN: 9781305583153Price list: R$145.9

American English

Welcome to Our World 1 – Workbook with Audio CD – ALL CAPSISBN: 9781305972155Price list: R$71.9

Welcome to Our World 1 – Workbook + Audio CDISBN: 9781305105515Price list: R$71.9

Welcome to Our World 1 – Student Book + Student DVDISBN: 9781305105270Price list: R$145.9

Welcome to Our World 1 – Teacher DVDISBN: 9781305082304Price list: R$82.9

Welcome to Our World 1 – Student Book – ALL CAPSISBN: 9781305972124Price list: R$145.9

Welcome to Our World 1 – Reader 3: The Doll – Big BookISBN: 9781305104143Price list: R$158.9

Welcome to Our World 1 – Reader 4: Let´s Play! – Big BookISBN: 9781305104006Price list: R$158.9

Welcome to Our World 1 – Reader 2: What Do You Want? – Big BookISBN: 9781305104075Price list: R$158.9

Welcome to Our World 1 – Poster SetISBN: 9781305105218Price list: R$351.9

Welcome to Our World 1 – Reader 1: Daddy Bear, Open the Door! – Big BookISBN: 9781305104068Price list: R$158.9

Welcome to Our World 1 – Picture Cards SetISBN: 9781305082359Price list: R$586.9

Welcome to Our World 1 – Classroom Audio CDISBN: 9781285870656Price list: R$64.9

Welcome to Our World 1 – Lesson Planner with Classroom Audio CD, Teacher’s Resource CDROM, and Teacher DVDISBN: 9781285873428Price list: R$194.9

Welcome to Our World 2 – Workbook + Audio CDISBN: 9781305105522Price list: R$71.9

Welcome to Our World 2 – Teacher DVDISBN: 9781305105324Price list: R$82.9

Welcome to Our World 2 – Workbook with Audio CD – ALL CAPSISBN: 9781305972193Price list: R$71.9

Welcome to Our World 2 – Student Book + Student DVDISBN: 9781305105287Price list: R$145.9

Welcome to Our World 2 – Reader 8: A New Bike – Big BookISBN: 9781305104013Price list: R$158.9

Welcome to Our World 2 – Student Book – ALL CAPSISBN: 9781305972162Price list: R$145.9

Welcome to Our World 2 – Reader 7: Ming and the Caterpillar – Big BookISBN: 9781305104198Price list: R$158.9

Welcome to Our World 2 – Reader 5: I Can Too! – Big BookISBN: 9781305104150Price list: R$158.9

Welcome to Our World 2 – Reader 6: Bye, Bye Animals! – Big BookISBN: 9781305104167Price list: R$158.9

Welcome to Our World 2 – Poster SetISBN: 9781305105225Price list: R$351.9

Welcome to Our World 2 – Lesson Planner with Classroom Audio CD, Teacher’s Resource CDROM, and Teacher DVDISBN: 9781285873510Price list: R$194.9

Welcome to Our World 2 – Picture Cards SetISBN: 9781305410022Price list: R$586.9

Welcome to Our World 2 – Classroom Audio CDISBN: 9781285870663Price list: R$64.9

Welcome to Our World 3 – Workbook with Audio CD – ALL CAPSISBN: 9781305972230Price list: R$71.9

Welcome to Our World 3 – Workbook + Audio CDISBN: 9781305112636Price list: R$71.9

Welcome to Our World 3 – Teacher DVDISBN: 9781305105331Price list: R$82.9

Welcome to Our World 3 – Student Book – ALL CAPSISBN: 9781305972209Price list: R$145.9

Welcome to Our World 3 – Student Book + Student DVDISBN: 9781305105294Price list: R$145.9

Welcome to Our World 3 – Reader 9: The Snowman – Big BookISBN: 9781305104204Price list: R$158.9

Welcome to Our World 3 – Reader 11: The Magic Word – Big BookISBN: 9781305104228Price list: R$158.9

Welcome to Our World 3 – Reader 12: Around the World – Big BookISBN: 9781305104020Price list: R$158.9

Welcome to Our World 3 – Reader 10: Little Parrot Can Skate – Big BookISBN: 9781305104211Price list: R$158.9

Welcome to Our World 3 – Picture Cards SetISBN: 9781305410039Price list: R$586.9

Welcome to Our World 3 – Poster SetISBN: 9781305105232Price list: R$351.9

Welcome to Our World 3 – Classroom Audio CDISBN: 9781285870670Price list: R$64.9

Welcome to Our World 3 – Lesson Planner with Classroom Audio CD, Teacher’s Resource CDROM, and Teacher DVDISBN: 9781285873527Price list: R$194.9