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.
Note: Top Notch TV 3 Video Course is a course book; it does not contain a VHS or DVD.
The video components need to be ordered individually, as follows:
Top Notch 3 Video (with Activity Worksheets) (VHS): ISBN 0131731416
Top Notch 3 Video (with Activity Worksheets) (DVD): ISBN 0131947443
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 I'm a little early, aren't I? Scene 1 Scene 2 Top Notch Pop song: It's a Great Day for Love Unit 2 Are you OK? Scene 1 Scene 2 Interviews: Are you traditional in your medical ideas? Unit 3 I need to get a package to Australia a.s.a.p.! Scene 1 Scene 2 Top Notch Pop song: I'll Get Back to You Unit 4 I could have been a great dancer. Scene 1 Scene 2 Interviews: How would you describe your skills and abilities? Unit 5 I want a large wedding. Scene 1 Scene 2 Interviews: Could you please describe a typical wedding in your country? Top Notch Pop song: Endless Holiday Unit 6 I want to go someplace different. Scene 1 Scene 2 Top Notch Pop song: Lucky to Be Alive Unit 7 May I ask you what you're reading? Scene 1 Scene 2 Interviews: Do you do a lot of reading? Unit 8 Technology today is amazing! Scene 1 Scene 2 Top Notch Pop song: Reinvent the Wheel Unit 9 Can we please avoid discussing politics? Scene 1 Scene 2 Interviews: How do you feel about...? Unit 10 We weren't going to tell you this, but... Scene 1 Scene 2 Video Scripts Lyrics for Top Notch Pop songs Answer Key