Welcome to Our World, Second Edition


Pre-Primary/Very Young Learners

3 Levels

True Beginner

American and British English

Up to 6 Teaching Hours/Week

THE WORLD IS WAITING.

Teach English through music, motion, and culture with Welcome to Our World Second Edition, a 3-level series for very young learners of English.

Shape young global citizens and celebrate diversity through traditional songs sung by children around the world and global topics with real-world photos, content, and video.

Prepare learners for school with projects, games and activities that practice academic, social-emotional, self-care, and motor skills with integrated values instruction.

Teach confidently and engage parents with step-by-step lesson plans, classroom presentation support, professional development materials, and home-school resources.

With preparation for literacy, numeracy, and phonics, and a focus on real communication in English, Welcome to Our World prepares very young learners to use English and join a world that’s waiting for them.

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Authors

Jill Korey O'Sullivan

Jill Korey O'Sullivan has worked in the fields of English as a second language and literacy acquisition as a teacher, writer, and editor. She has taught and developed materials for students of a broad... more

Joan Kang Shin

Dr. Joan Kang Shin is an Associate Professor of Education at George Mason University and the Academic Program Coordinator of the Teaching Culturally & Linguistically Diverse & Exceptional Learners (TC... more
Series Editors

Dr. Joan Kang Shin

Dr. Joan Kang Shin is an Associate Professor of Education at George Mason University and the Academic Program Coordinator of the Teaching Culturally & Linguistically Diverse & Exceptional Learners (TC... more

Dr. JoAnn (Jodi) Crandall

Dr. JoAnn (Jodi) Crandall is Professor Emerita and former Director of the Language, Literacy and Culture Ph.D. Program, and Co-Director of the MA TESOL Program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore... more
Buying Options/Components

FOR ALL CLASSROOMS

  • PRINT
  • Student's Book
      and Activity Book
  • BLENDED
  • Student's Book
      with Online Practice
      and Student's eBook
  • DIGITAL
  • Student's eBook
      with Online Practice


FOR LEARNERS

  • Student's Book
  • Activity Book
  • Online Practice
      with Student's eBook


FOR TEACHERS

  • Lesson Planner
  • Classroom Presentation Tool
  • Flashcards
  • Big Book Anthology
  • Learning Management System
New to This Edition

The following new and updated features of Welcome to Our World, Second Edition are based on extensive research and consultation with teachers and learners from around the world:

  • UPDATED Global Content in the unit lessons and resources
  • UPDATED Projects, now integrated into the units
  • UPDATED Activities and Lesson Heads for easier on-page navigation
  • NEW Video Support for Vocabulary, Songs, and Language in Use lessons
  • NEW School Readiness support with activity suggestions
  • NEW Sounds of English support for phonemic awareness
  • NEW Mid- and End-of-Unit Reviews with games and activities
  • NEW Three-Step Teaching Routines for every lesson
  • NEW Classroom Presentation Tool with integrated resources for easy lesson presentation and teaching
  • NEW Online Practice with additional games and activities for at-home practice and parents’ engagement
For a Complete Curriculum