Reading Explorer is a six-level content-based reading series featuring video from national Geographic Digital Media to help develop reading and vocabulary skills for all learners. Each unit of Reading Explorer contains two reading passages and an optional video activity. Reading passages cover a wide range of real-world topics related to culture, science, social studies, travel, and adventure.
Paul MacIntyre earned his MA in TESL from Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts. He has been an ELT professional for over 20 years. Paul has teaching experience in Japan and the United States, and as an editor participated in the development of numerous ELT courses for classrooms around the world. As a writer, he has contributed to various major course book and testing programs. For National Geographic Learning he is proud to have authored Reading Explorer 2, Reading Explorer 4, and most recently Pathways Listening and Speaking 4.
Explore Your World! Scope and Sequence Introduction Unit 1 Words and Pictures Unit 2 Love and Attraction Unit 3 Food and Health Review Quiz 1 World Heritage Spotlight: Mystic Waters A Global View: Food and Diet Vocabulary Building 1 Unit 4 Design and Engineering Unit 5 Human Journey Unit 6 Conservation Challenges Review Quiz 2 World Heritage Spotlight: Island of Statues A Global View: Population Vocabulary Building 2 Unit 7 Song and Dance Unit 8 Investigations Unit 9 Reputations Review Quiz 3 World Heritage Spotlight: Red Square A Global View: Communications Vocabulary Building 3 Unit 10 Science Frontiers Unit 11 Green Living Unit 12 Quality of Life Review Quiz 4 World Heritage Spotlight: Brazil's Wild Wet A Global View: Earth in Space Vocabulary Building 4 Vocabulary Index Video Scripts Credits