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 language
As a video-plus-workbook supplement to accompany the Top Notch textbook series
As a video-plus-workbook complement to any low-beginning to intermediate-level English language course
As 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 Fundamentals
Top Notch 1
Top Notch 2
Top Notch 3
Or click here to order Top Notch TV: The Complete Series, with all levels in a boxed set plus the Activity Worksheets.
Unit 1 Have we met before? Scene 1 Scene 2 Top Notch Pop song: Greetings and Small Talk Unit 2 Have you chosen a movie yet? Scene 1 Scene 2 On-the-street-interviews: Do you think there's too much violence in movies? Top Notch Pop song: Better Late Than Never Unit 3 Can I take a message? Scene 1 Scene 2 On-the-street-interviews: What's important to you in a hotel? Unit 4 What happened to you?! Scene 1 Scene 2 Top Notch Pop song: Wheels around the World Unit 5 How about a manicure? Scene 1 Scene 2 Unit 6 Help yourself, everyone! Scene 1 Scene 2 Unit 7 What do you think of this color? Scene 1 Scene 2 On-the-street-interviews: How would you describe your personality? Top Notch Pop song: The Colors of Love Unit 8 What do you think? Scene 1 Scene 2 Top Notch Pop song: To Each His Own Unit 9 Can you help me with something? Scene 1 Scene 2 On-the-street-interviews: Are you a computer addict? Unit 10 That's David Doolittle! Scene 1 Scene 2 On-the-street-interviews: What would you do? Video Scripts Lyrics for Top Notch Pop songs Answer Key