The four-level Top Notch TV Video Course, by Joan Saslow and Allen Ascher, builds both listening comprehensions skills and productive language skills. Each level of Top Notch TV consists of a hilarious TV-style situation comedy and authentic on-the-street interviews. In addition, five original pop songs and karaoke help reinforce new language. Top Notch TV is available in DVD or VHS format and comes packaged with photocopiable Activity Worksheets and Teaching Notes. The Top Notch TV Video Course can be used in a number of ways:As a complete video-based listening/speaking course that teaches key vocabulary, grammar, and social languageAs a video-plus-workbook supplement to accompany the Top Notch textbook seriesAs a video-plus-workbook complement to any low-beginning to intermediate-level English language courseAs a self-study or distance-learning video-plus-workbook program Click on a link below to order the Top Notch TV video by level:Top Notch FundamentalsTop Notch 1Top Notch 2Top Notch 3Or click here to order Top Notch TV: The Complete Series, with all levels in a boxed set plus the Activity Worksheets.
Scope and sequence of content and skillsMeet the Top Notch TV starsMeet the on-the-street interviewees UNIT 1 Introduce me! Scene 1 Scene 2 UNIT 2 There's a great movie playing at the Glenwood Scene 1 Scene 2 Interviews: Are you a music fan? Top Notch Pop song: Going out UNIT 3 My family is coming in one hour! Scene 1 Scene 2 Interviews: How are you alike? UNIT 4 Where are the tickets? Scene 1 Scene 2 UNIT 5 What's in the salad? Scene 1 Scene 2 Interviews: Do you eat healthy foods? Top Notch Pop song: The World Cafe UNIT 6 I'm getting in shape. Scene 1 Scene 2 Interviews: Do you exercise? Top Notch Pop song: A Typical Day UNIT 7 Which dress do you like better? Scene 1 Scene 2 UNIT 8 How was your vacation? Scene 1 Scene 2 Top Notch Pop song: My Dream Vacation UNIT 9 Is that an express donkey? Scene 1 Scene 2 Interviews: Are you a frequent flyer? Unit 10 How much do you want? Scene 1 Scene 2 Top Notch Pop song: Shopping for Souvenirs Video scriptsLyrics for Top Notch Pop songsAnswer key