YOUNG LEARNERS

THE WORLD IS AN
AMAZING PLACE.

Get up close and see something real with Look, a new seven-level series for young learners of English.

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YOUNG LEARNERS

PROGRAMS

National Geographic Learning brings the world to young learners of English. Our primary programs use songs, games, stories and real-world content to motivate and excite young learners and help them use English as a tool to interact with the world. Through real-world content about people and places from around the world and by developing 21st century skills, we help children to understand our world and become responsible global citizens.

VERY YOUNG LEARNERS

LOOK AND SEE

A three-level series for very young learners that helps learners understand how the world works, with real-world content, games, songs, and values that promote play and curiosity, and video and project lessons for hands-on learning.

Pre-A1
True Beginner
American English and British English

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VERY YOUNG LEARNERS

WELCOME TO OUR WORLD

A three-level series for very young learners that uses traditional children's songs from around the world, with National Geographic photos and content, to introduce children to the world of English.

Pre-A1
True Beginner
American English and British English

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YOUNG LEARNERS

LOOK

A seven-level young learners series that helps students use English successfully in the 21st century with short, fresh lessons, a balanced skills foundation and confidence-boosting exam support.

Pre-A1 to B1
True Beginner to Pre-Intermediate
American and British English

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YOUNG LEARNERS

OUR WORLD, SECOND EDITION

A best-selling, seven-level young learners series for the content-rich classroom that challenges students to do and achieve more, with a balanced, four-skills curriculum, cross-curricular exposure, and project work.

Pre-A1 to B1
True Beginner to Pre-Intermediate
American and British English

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YOUNG LEARNERS

EXPLORE OUR WORLD

A seven-level young learners series for the communicative classroom that helps students use English to interact with the world, with a listening, speaking, and pronunciation focus and cross-curricular exposure.

Pre-A1 to A2
True Beginner to Elementary/High-Beginner
American English

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YOUNG LEARNERS

REACH HIGHER

Reach Higher is a six-level cross-curricular program which helps primary students develop the literacy, academic language skills, and content knowledge they need to get an education in English.

6 Levels
American English

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YOUNG LEARNERS

OUR WORLD PHONICS WITH ABC

A three-level young learners series with alphabet book that introduces students to the English alphabet and helps them learn, practice, and understand sounds and sound/spelling relationships in English.

American English

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YOUNG LEARNERS

EXPLORATIONS

Explorations is a series of project-based STEAM courses for young learners, featuring National Geographic Explorers, video lessons and hands-on projects in English.

A1-A2
Beginner to High-Beginner
American English

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YOUNG LEARNERS

WONDERFUL WORLD,
SECOND EDITION

A six-level young learners series that exposes learners to different countries, cultures and customs, with a clearly structured methodology and explicit grammar instruction.

A1 to B1+
Beginner to Intermediate
British English

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YOUNG LEARNERS

WATCH

Discover how teaching with a National Geographic Learning curriculum can transform your classroom


OUR WORLD BRINGS THE WORLD TO THE YOUNG LEARNER CLASSROOM

TED staffer – and speaker – Lisa Bu tells us her motivation for learning English.

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RETHINKING THE TEXTBOOK

General Manager Dennis Hogan talks about how textbooks can prepare learners for the world in which they live.

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VOICES WITH SHABANA BASDIJ-RASIKH

Educator and humanitarian, Shabana Basij-Rasikh, is preparing her students to become global citizens. Learn why she believes that English is the language of opportunity for tomorrow’s leaders.

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VOICES WITH AZIZ ABU SARAH

Learn about the role of English in the work of cultural educator and National Geographic Explorer, Aziz Abu Sarah.

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YOUNG LEARNERS

TEACHING RESOURCES

Support your lessons with professional development resources for teachers of young learners. 

OUR WORLD PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Improve your classroom with training videos covering topics, tips, and ideas relevant to every young learner classroom.

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Global Newsletter

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Webinars

Join live workshops with authors, teachers, National Geographic Explorers and TED speakers from around the world.

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In Focus

Read about the latest trends, ideas, and challenges for teachers of English to young learners.

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YOUNG LEARNERS

COMPARISON

Decide which series is right for your classroom.

SUGGESTED
HOURS/WEEK

NUMBER
OF LEVELS

QUICK
OVERVIEW

Everyday topics
4 skills
Integrated values
Exam support
Phonics strand and grammar focus

Everyday topics | 4 skills | Integrated values | Exam support | Phonics strand and grammar focus

Cross-curricular topics
4 skills
Extensive project work
Value/Mission lessons
Critical thinking focus

Cross-curricular topics | 4 skills | Extensive project work | Value/Mission lessons | Critical thinking focus

Cross-curricular topics
Listening and speaking focus
Pronunciation strand
Value/Mission lessons
Critical thinking focus

Cross-curricular topics | Listening and speaking focus | Pronunciation strand | Value/Mission lessons | Critical thinking focus

Everyday topics
4 skills
Pronunciation strand
Grammar focus

Everyday topics | 4 skills | Pronunciation strand | Grammar focus