FunSongs Puppets and Monster Show webinar for IATEFL. In this well attended webinar recorded on February 19th 2017 Charles described his experience as a theatre director at the Al Saraya theatre in Israel. Al Saraya is the Arab-language section of the famous Arab-Israeli theatre in Jaffa, Tel-Aviv. Click here for more information and to see a recording of the webinar.
Today, 8th February 2017, FunSongs actors Kate Costa and Nick Divona together with Quiz Master Charles Goodger held two FunSongs Quiz Shows for around 100 students at the San Tommaso Scuola Media in Bologna. FunSongs was invited to hold the event by the head English teacher Cristiana Lamberti. The children, aged from 11 to 13, seemed to enjoy the full-immersion experience immensely. If you teach English at a Scuola Media in […]
Daniel Martìn is a creative English teacher based in Leon, Spain. He is also an author, teacher-trainer and vocalist for the Spanish rock’n’roll band Apollo VI. and contributed material to the FunSongs Monster March e-book. Last week Daniel launched a new resource for language teachers – Kisactivities. It’s well laid out and simple to use with simple suggestions for getting your teenage students motivated and engaged in the learning process. Daniel […]
After a series of successful experiments conducted at the Costarena Cultural Centre in Bologna with groups of adults aged from 20 to 80 in the summer of 2016, Charles Goodger has officially launched FunSongs Fitness. Based on FunSongs action songs, the scheme is specifically tailored for adults keen to practise their knowledge and pronunciation of the international language while keeping fit. Click here to the view the FunSongs Fitness page (in Italian). […]
[HELLO-IN-ALL-LANGUAGES] Starting on January 8th 2017 and continuing until February 11th, teachers from around the globe can benefit from a series of free online courses on different aspects of teaching young learners English and integrating technology. Coordinated by Dr Nellie Deutsch, sign up for the following modules. Receive an online badge for every weekly activity you complete. This is a wonderful way of furthering your career, developing your skills and meeting […]
Congratulations to Prof. Heidarian and the students at Sepehr Language Academy in Karaj for sending FunSongs this video. Even though singing is quite unusual in English class in Iran, the Sepehr Academy is happy to make its voice felt. What is also interesting interculturally is this. Halloween is an ancient Celtic event with connections to the Christian festival, All Souls Day. I think it’s great that children are actively taught to have […]
On a visit to Tel Aviv in earlier this year Charles Goodger met up with Mohammed Kundos, actor, musician and director of the Alsaraya Theatre in Jaffa, Israel. The two musicians decided to work together for the benefit of local Arabic-speaking children learning English. August 1st marked the first performance of the FunSongs Puppets and Monster Show performed by Mohammed and the actress and English teacher Rania Saba. […]
This high profile event took place at one of Bologna’s best known High schools, the Liceo Scientifico Copernico in Via Garavaglia, Bologna. Teacher Carmen Scarabino who invited us to Liceo Righi where she was teaching last school year had been favourably impressed with the event and wanted to give her new first formers the experience. At the end it was a draw with both teams scoring the same number of […]
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