Using catchy action songs is a great way to teach English to young learners. With very small children aged from 3 the quality of the music is less important. However when using songs as teaching tools for older, primary school children, it’s essential to have songs with good, unforgettable tunes. Unfortunately many of the action songs freely available on the internet and youtube are desperately banal and only suitable for […]
Everyone in Italy, old and young has heard of the Antoniano organisation in Bologna. It is associated with the famous song competition for children, Lo Zecchino d’Oro which has regularly been transmitted on national RAI TV at Christmas time for over 60 years. In the 1998 version, the founder of FunSongs, Charles Goodger co-wrote a song in Italian and English, “Il Tesoro del Re” which sold 125,000 copies. Now twenty […]
On September 11h Charles Goodger will be flying to Nazareth to provide FunSongs teacher training to the English teachers at the newly established ENGLISH STOP language school. As well as using our action songs and worksheets, the school intends to stage FunSongs bilingual (English/Arabic) puppet and action song shows in local schools and community centres to promote its courses. Nazareth receives many Christian tourists and it’s paramount for people working […]
Organise the next school year with a series of action song packages. Just insert the discount code FSALE_718 when checking out to get 50% savings on all our action song packages till July 31 2018. Once you have taught the action song you can use the worksheets, games and activities to consolidate learning.
A video of edited highlights of Italian 5th grade children singing and miming 12 action songs at a FunSongs school event in front of parents has gained over a 1000 views on the FunSongs YouTube channel in just three days! Click to view it here and please pass it on or post a link on your Facebook! The children are not always in tune but that doesn’t matter. The […]
Today, Monday 14 May 2018 marked the start of an interesting collaboration between FunSongs Education and the Israeli Ministry of Education. As part of the US-Embassy funded Let’s Talk program, FunSongs has been invited to provide theatre and music-based activities to Junior High Schools all over Israel. The project aims to raise levels of English conversation among 12-year olds. You can buy and download The Monster March action song package […]
This morning the Don Trombelli Primary School at Idice near Bologna, Italy is the venue for a new FunSongs Project run by Charles Goodger and teachers Beatrice Cento and Eleonora Casi. Funded by the parents of the 4th graders taking part, the project which lasts for five weeks, will end in a special FunSongs Show for parents and grandparents. This exciting development marks growing interest in FunSongs projects held by […]
On Saturday 24th March 2018, the celebrated text-book author and teacher trainer Daniel Martin assisted Charles Goodger in a EU PON project for primary school learners of English at the Donnino Primary School in San Lazzaro, Italy. Prof. Martin who is well known for his “Keep it Simple” blog for teachers and his activities for interactive whiteboards, ran through a CLIL mathematics worksheet with the class after the children had […]
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