Selected projects

Languages with music - workshops for teachers

Teaching languages and furthering intercultural understanding with pop music

For: Prince's Teaching Institute

Interactive workshops for language teachers, demonstrating methodology and activities for teaching languages with pop music.

Workshops are applicable to all Key Stages, with a particular focus on KS3, and include activities based on German pop, indie, electro and hip-hop etc., as well as easy & fun songwriting in German.

Find out how to inspire pupils' enthusiasm and further intercultural understanding through the use of up-to-the minute hit records!

Languages with football - interactive training seminars

Language learning methodology and activities with football

For: Goethe-Institut worldwide

Interactive training seminars for language teachers, demonstrating methodology and activities to teach languages with football.

Including kinaesthetic activities for the classroom and playground, football card and board games, video activities, drama and role-play, and how to create animated PowerPoint resources, as well as football training with language-learning activities.

Together in the Language of Sport

A multilingual song competition for the London 2012 Olympic Games

For: European Commission, Goethe-Institut London, Arsenal FC

Complete project management and development of a multilingual song competition for UK secondary school pupils to write the lyrics for an Olympics-themed song in French, German, Greek, Italian and Spanish, with a chorus in English: Together in the Language of Sport.

The competition was entered by over 450 pupils from more than 50 UK secondary schools, and the finished song was performed live at the Emirates Stadium by 350+ pupils in July 2012.

Find out more about the project and watch the performance in the song video / documentary.

More information about the project is also available on the Arsenal Double Club Languages website: www.arsenaldoubleclub.co.uk.

Teacher training seminars: languages & sport

Methodology and materials in the classroom and on the playing field

For: various clients - including Goethe-Institut Warsaw

Development and delivery of interactive training seminars for language teachers, introducing materials and methodology for combining language teaching with sport. Examples of past seminars include the 'Get the ball rolling' seminar, piloted with the Goethe-Institut Warsaw, May 2012. This residential, three-day seminar included workshop sessions for teachers in the classroom and on the playing field, with participants developing games, animated PowerPoint presentations, football training activities and football podcasts in a highly enjoyable, 'hands on' seminar.

Elements of this seminar can be adapted for any length of training event from 30 minutes to 3+ days. To find out more and to discuss how Goodlogic Projects can help you combine language teaching with sport, please contact us.

Double Club: Spanish

Teaching Spanish through football with Norwich City FC

For: Routes into Languages East, Norwich City FC, Norfolk County Council

Development of multimedia educational resources based around the Norwich City squad to teach Spanish, including printed worksheets and flashcards, as well as PowerPoint presentations for use on interactive whiteboards.

Click here to download sample materials

Double Club: French, German, Spanish

Teaching languages through football with Newcastle FC and Sunderland AFC

For: Routes into Languages North East, Newcastle FC, Sunderland AFC

Development of multimedia educational resources based around the Newcastle FC and Sunderland AFC squads to teach French, German and Spanish, including printed worksheets and flashcards, as well as audio activities.

popKultur workshop

Teaching German with pop music

For: Goethe-Institut London

Students at University College School, London, learning German with Stephan Remmler's Ich muss ins Krankenhaus.

Discover Germany group leadership

Hanover and Wolfsburg, 2011

For: UK-German Connection, with the German National Tourist Office

Group leadership of a trip for 20 pupils from across the UK to Hanover and Wolfsburg, 2011.

Kick Start German

Teaching German through football with Chelsea FC

For: Chelsea FC, Goethe-Institut London, UK-German Connection

Creation of primary and secondary interactive educational resources to teach German with Chelsea FC.

Turbine Potsdam videos

Learn with the champions!

For: Goethe-Institut London, UK-German Connection

Filming video interviews with 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam, 2010 Women's Champions League winners. Each video is accompanied by downloadable secondary-level worksheets.

Think German

Combined outreach initiative

For: German Embassy London

Development and management of a media-rich web presence for the high-profile marketing campaign Think German, including interactive online competitions, user-created galleries and community.

Double Club: German

Teaching German through football with Arsenal FC

For: Goethe-Institut London, Arsenal FC, UK-German Connection

Development of award-winning primary and secondary educational resources for Arsenal FC's Double Club programme, including printed workbooks, an interactive website and audio and video tie-ins.

Click here to download sample materials

Hands-on multimedia workshops

Podcasting

For: various organisations

Workshops and seminars for young people at primary and secondary levels, making everything from podcasts to pop videos.

A-Level Resources website

German resources online

For: Goethe-Institut London

Development of a fresh new portal website for web-based resources relevant to A-Level / Advanced Higher students. With online community.

popKultur

Teaching German through pop music

For: Goethe-Institut London

Concept, development of educational materials, design, website creation and project management for a ground-breaking new educational project to teach German through pop music.