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Open Door ESL Videos

Open Door to English ESL Videos

Open Door to English ESL Videos
In the Open Door to English ESL Videos, songs allow the students to hear and learn the "music of English" by listening and repeating. Students will interact with the cast, singing the catchy tunes. The lyrics will help them become fluent in the use of English sounds while the rhythms aid their retention of the new vocabulary.

 


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Open Door to English ESL Videos

Open Door to English is a musical introduction to beginning American-English sentence structures. Designed for children from Kindergarten through the Sixth grade, this program consists of 32 lessons. Each lesson introduces approximately 15 words and is presented in a story form by four lively children and their mentor as they perform in a colorful stage setting.

Students will interact with the cast, singing the catchy tunes. The lyrics will help them become fluent in the use of English sounds while the rhythms aid their retention of the new vocabulary.

Features of Open Door to English ESL Video Series:

  • English teachers around the world know that nothing works better for fluency and comprehension than songs. Songs allow the students to hear and learn the "music of English" by listening and repeating.
  • These excellent videos are professionally produced and are perfect for classroom or home learning for beginners of English.
  • Open Door To English: Musical Dialogues is 32 lessons designed for children from ages 4 to 12. Older students with no background in English may enjoy the videos as well.
  • Music involves the children and supports their ability to understand and remember the new vocabulary.
  • Each lesson introduces approximately 15 words and is presented in story form by four lively children and their mentor as they perform in a colorful stage setting.

The Video Musical Dialogues

The Open Door to English video series is an enjoyable and effective way of learning English.

LISTENING is the all-important first step in acquiring a new language.

VIDEO
provides the opportunity to listen and the repetition essential for the ESL student.

Open Door to English eliminates stress! Students gain confidence, which leads naturally to learning and speaking a new language – SUCCESS.

WATCH CHILDREN RESPOND to the actions of other children. Learning will occur as they comprehend the meaning of the new words and sing along.

FOLLOW-UP ACTIVITIES in the Teacher’s GUIDE are designed to help the teacher become aware of students who do not comprehend.

The non-sequential episodes will enhance other programs.

Teachers are delighted to have so many VISUAL AIDS readily available.

MUSIC involves the children and supports their ability to understand and remember the new vocabulary.

Let the MAGIC OF MUSIC work for you!

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Producer Peggy Hollingsworth studied Theater Arts at Columbia University, NY and at the University of California, Los Angeles before receiving an M.S. in the field of Special Education from California State University, Fullerton, CA. After twenty years of classroom teaching, she produced Stage One: The Natural Approach to Speaking English, a video program which has been used to teach over one-half million non-English speakers throughout the United States and in many foreign countries. If you wish, you can read about and purchase Stage One: The Natural Approach to Speaking English here at ESL.net.

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LIKE Publications of Taegu, Korea, retained Ms. Hollingsworth and Stage One Productions to develop and produce Open Door to English for use in the elementary classrooms.
The concept of sentience-structure songs to assist students increase their comprehension while mastering basic syntax was developed by In Hwan Kim for his doctoral dissertation while at Columbia University. Dr. Kim operates several language schools in Korea and composed many of the songs, which form the basis of Open Door to English.

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Director Art Vitarelli is an independent filmmaker who comes to this project with credentials ranging from extensive work on prize-winning industrial films to second unit work on such box office hits as Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom.

Stage One Video Demo
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To watch the Open Door Video Demonstration, please go to our demo page.

 

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Open Door ESL / EFL Musical Videos
Teacher's Guide included with each set.
12 Half hour lesson on 12 VHS tapes

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Open Door To English Videos (12 videos) N/A VHS #6547 $275.00


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