Badanamu ESL

A multi-year, 5-level ESL program for young learners, designed to make learning easy and fun with the help of Bada and his friends.

Curriculum Framework

LEVEL1

Oral Language 1

  • Language exposure – phonological awareness
  • Rhythm & rhyme

Oral Language 2

  • Expanded vocabulary development
  • Language exposure
  • Phonological awareness

LEVEL2

Foundational Skills 1

  • Vocabulary
  • Phonics

Foundational Skills 2

  • STEM
  • Nature

LEVEL3

Thematic Vocabulary 1

  • Around the home
  • Health and exercise

Thematic Vocabulary 2

  • Nature and community

LEVEL4

Basic Phonics

  • Consonants
  • Short & long vowels
  • Digraphs
  • Blends

Advanced Phonics

  • Diphthongs
  • R-controlled vowels
  • Affixes, sight words

LEVEL5

Reading Fluency

  • Sight words
  • Vocabulary
  • Story sequencing

Reading Comprehension

  • Critical thinking
  • Higher-order thinking skills

Curriculum Framework

LEVEL1

Oral Language 1

  • Language exposure – phonological awareness
  • Rhythm & rhyme

Oral Language 2

  • Expanded vocabulary development
  • Language exposure
  • Phonological awareness

LEVEL2

Foundational Skills 1

  • Vocabulary
  • Phonics

Foundational Skills 2

  • STEM
  • Nature

LEVEL3

Thematic Vocabulary 1

  • Around the home
  • Health and exercise

Thematic Vocabulary 2

  • Nature and community

LEVEL4

Basic Phonics

  • Consonants
  • Short & long vowels
  • Digraphs
  • Blends

Advanced Phonics

  • Diphthongs
  • R-controlled vowels
  • Affixes, sight words

LEVEL5

Reading Fluency

  • Sight words
  • Vocabulary
  • Story sequencing

Reading Comprehension

  • Critical thinking
  • Higher-order thinking skills

Scope and Sequence

Badanamu’s ESL curriculum focuses on young children’s second language development, engaging students in learning and developing their oral language skills, making it easier for children whose first language is not English, to acquire a second language.

Components

Each level of the multi-year curriculum includes all the material needed to do fully in-class, live, and homework assignments

Nursery Rhymes & Videos

Educational nursery rhymes and videos that engage students and get them moving

Storybooks

Fun and engaging storybooks that nurtures social and emotional development with core learning goals

Interactive Activities

Reinforce learning objects with H5P activities that were designed to enhance learning and  maximize engagement.

Home Fun Materials

• Self-study digital lessons for supplemental learning at home
• Digital applications to deepen and reinforce learning

Lesson Guides

Detailed guides to help teachers get the most out of their students.

 

Learning Steps​

Learning Content

Our learning lessons are specifically designed to maximize children’s emotional engagement as they introduce educational topics and themes through entertaining rhymes or by exploring the world of Badanamu through our television series.

Play, explore, and learn with Bada and friends!

Develop not only language but also creativity and social skills through fun stories that take place in Badanamu’s daily life and are loved by children all over the world, such as walking in the rain, bathing, gardening etc.

Sing and dance with Badanamu!

Learn English through a variety of pop songs and nursery rhymes with catchy tunes and easy to learn lyrics.

Badanamu ESL™ App

What is Badanamu ESL™?

Badanamu ESL ™ is a digital learning platform that offers supplemental activities and contains mobile optimized content for children aged 2 to 6.

Key Features

• Full ESL curriculum across 5 levels
• 700+ interactive learning activities
• Fun 2D and 3D videos
• Learning summary based on completion progress

Learn & Play Modes

The Badanamu ESL™ app offers two exciting ways to explore the content:
Learn Mode for self-study lessons
Play Mode to review and practice learned material

Assessments and Analysis

• Complete learning outcomes and milestones and track students’ progress
• Link your Badanamu account to your KidsLoop account to see assessments all in one place.