13th April 2018

New FunSongs project starts today

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 […]
25th March 2018

Time to Play CLIL lesson with Daniel Martin

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 […]
23rd February 2018

Best for the World action song music video

This thought-provoking and entertaining action song video was filmed in collaboration with Alsaraya, the Arabic wing of the famous Hebrew-Arabic Theatre of Jaffa. The latter has been staging FunSongs Puppets and Action Song Shows to Arabic-speaking Israeli children since July 2016. The short video, which features the theatre actors and children from the local primary school includes excerpts from the FunSongs Puppets and Monster Show. Charles Goodger’s song highlights a series […]
15th January 2018

Interesting post on multilingualism

Language expert Francesco Pota recommends the FunSongs Method
9th December 2017

Danny Singh writes about music in language teaching for HLT

I met Danny Singh at a TESOL conference in Thessaloniki, Greece a few years ago. He’s a very talented teacher, a creative and funny guy. Danny’s also an excellent writer and here’s a link to an interesting article on using music in teaching he wrote  recently published on the HLTmag  website Go to Danny Singh’s article The Power of Music in Learning
8th November 2017

FunSongs Quiz Shows shows in Cento

              On Wednesday 8 November Charles Goodger and Nick Divona staged a FunSongs Quiz Show for Scuola Media students at the Scuola Paritaria “Elisabetta Renzi” in the picturesque Italian town of Cento not far from Ferrara. The event was a great success. FunSongs Quiz Shows with their unique format, are specially designed to immerse students in the foreign language in an entertaining and challenging […]
15th October 2017

Get the On Halloween e-book now! Special Discount for Teachers

Celebrate the ancient festival of Halloween with your English class. Your kids will love it! Listen to part of the action song! Watch the Teaching Actions video! SPECIAL DISCOUNT COUPON Insert the coupon code On_Halloween_2017 into the coupon field in your online shopping cart to get a special discount worth €2.50 on the normal price of €6.99.  Click for details and to buy. 
25th September 2017

FunSongs promotion with Antoniano in Bologna

  On Saturday 23 September Charles Goodger held a workshop for young Italian children in Piazza Maggiore, Bologna. The event was organised by Antoniano, the Italian organisation famous for its annual song competition. FunSongs will be holding special Music and English courses starting October.       
5th September 2017

Action songs workshop for 40 teachers at IC Malalbergo near Bologna, Italy

  This large Istituto Comprensivo in Altedo near Bologna serves the families living in the northern suburbs of  Italy’s fifth largest metropolis, Bologna. On Wednesday 6th September Charles Goodger will give a three-hour workshop to the teaching staff on how to integrate action songs into their English courses. The workshop also includes free  access to the FunSongs database of FunSongs action songs, teaching videos and e-books.  If you would like […]
31st August 2017

Free action song and CLIL training webinar with Charles Goodger on 10 September at 11 CEST

FREE WEBINAR FOR TEACHERS! Make the best use of action songs and CLIL teaching in your English course. Join Charles Goodger for a free 45-minute course on Saturday 10th September at 11 am Italy time. Click here to receive your  attendance link or visit the FunSongs Facebook page.   

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