Badanamu ESL

A multi-year, 5-level ESL program for young learners, designed to explore English 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

The Badanamu ESL curriculum targets young children for second language development while engaging students in whole-child learning and developing their oral language skills.

Components

Each level of the multi-year curriculum includes all the materials needed to do fully remote, blended, offline, and independent-study lessons.

Songs & Videos

Educational songs and videos that engage learners and get them moving

Storybooks

Fun and exciting narratives combine core learning objectives with a layer of social-emotional learning.

Interactive Activities

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

Home Fun Materials

• Self-study digital lessons for supplemental learning at home.
• Digital applications for enrichment and reinforcement.

Lesson Guides

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

 

Learning Steps​

Learning Content

Our learning content brands are uniquely tailored to maximize emotional engagement while presenting educational themes and topics via fun music videos or by exploring the world of Badanamu through our TV series.

Play, explore, and learn with Bada and friends!

Whether it’s a walk in the rain, bath time, or planting a garden, ordinary happenings in Badanamu always burst with extraordinary fun.

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 delivers supplementary activities to the Badanamu ESL™ program. It contains mobile-optimized content for children ages 2 – 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.