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.
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.
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.
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:
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: