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Hooray! Starter

The best start for very young learners

A comprehensive course for teaching English to 3-year-old children in kindergarten. Its main aim is to teach learning through play.

  • A motivating introduction to English for very young children
  • Songs provide extensive exposure to language
  • Total physical response action stories bring language to life


Student’s Book
  • 6 main units, each with pull-out worksheets including:
    • TPR (Total Physical Response) action story;
    • Song
    • listening comprehension
    • story/story song
    • thinking skill
  • Final sections focusing on festivals
  • Stickers
  • Songs Audio CD
Teacher’s Book
  • Teacher’s notes
  • Lyrics
  • Audioscripts
  • Games
  • Class Audio CDs with songs, stories, action stories (TPR) and listening exercises
  • DVD-ROM containing editable letters to parents, Worksheets for Extra Lessons and Teacher Training Video with practical tips on how to teach TPR, songs and stories
  • Also available in Spanish (Libro del Profesor)
Card sets
  • Story cards for listening to and retelling the stories
  • Flashcards to introduce and practise key vocabulary and to play games
Peter the Panda hand puppet
Interactive Book for Whiteboards DVD-ROM

Scope & Sequence

Download the Scope & Sequence PDF for details on the syllabus followed by this level.


Herbert Puchta

Il Dr. Herbert Puchta è autore full-time di libri di testo e teacher trainer. Ha svolto il ruolo di plenary speaker in numerose conferenze internazionali, tenendo workshops e seminari in oltre 30 paesi. Da circa 30 anni svolge ricerca sulle applicazioni pratiche della psicologia cognitiva all’insegnamento dell’inglese come lingua straniera.

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Günter Gerngross

Günter Gerngross è stato un apprezzato teacher trainer e autore di libri di testo per la scuola primaria e secondaria, metodologie e letture graduate. Il suo interesse primario risiedeva nelle dinamiche dell’insegnamento e dell’apprendimento, nonché nelle applicazioni della psicologia cognitiva al mondo reale delle classi ELT.

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