Student Programs

We offer fourteen programs that are carefully differentiated to suit varying ages, abilities, group sizes and time frames. All of our programs can be customized to fit the specific requirements and goals of your students, English department and school.

Native Speaker Week

The Program

Our Native Speaker Weeks help students develop tools, strategies and motivation to learn a new language. The Native Speaker Week brings together diverse exercises, including language games, sports, cooking, arts and crafts, skits and media-based activities. Through a week-long English immersion experience, students will get to know the Native speakers intimately, learning about their cultures, countries, backgrounds and professions. Together they will practice their English in a variety of practical situations. Comparable with a class-trip to an English speaking country, the Native Speaker Week brings an English immersion experience directly to the classroom.

Language Skills

  • Differentiated content based on age and language level
  • Practice communicating about practical topics like work, food, culture, sports and travel
  • Develops students intercultural communicative competencies
  • Foster empathy for new cultures and perspectives
  • Listen and communicate with a diverse team of English native speakers

Creative Competencies

  • Work in groups on creative projects and an optional presentation
  • Choose the presentation format and learn the skills required
  • Role-plays and exercises to foster open-mindedness
  • Creative problem solving through individual and team challenges

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English Theater Week

The Program

Learn English through theatre, drama and performance. Our Theater Project Weeks link participants with native English-speaking actors, writers and directors to write, produce, rehearse and perform an original play in front of friends and family. Students cultivate their own learning by engaging their personal creativity in a supportive environment. Theater is ideally suited to differentiated instruction, allowing each participant to find meaningful roles in the project.

Language Skills

  • Build confidence, overcome inhibitions and bring ideas to the stage in English;
  • Improve public speaking and articulation;
  • Practice creative writing including dialogue, prose and monologues;
  • Build vocabulary relating to the chosen theme and the theater;
  • Each participant guaranteed a speaking role in the final 20-35-minute performance;
  • Practice non-verbal communication through physical movement.

Creative Competencies

  • Learn theater skills and techniques from professional actors
  • Learn accountability to the group through a collaborative process
  • Foster initiative and leadership skills
  • Strengthen ability to improvise and the willingness to take risks
  • Practice creative problem-solving skills
  • Work together as a team towards a collective goal

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Media Project Week

The Program

Students bring more to life than just the English language in the Media Project Week. Through the fascinating art of stop-motion animation and film, students create short videos on a wide range of topics and with diverse thematic focuses. Skills include learning to write scripts, voice characters and perform in videos. Students and teachers alike will be introduced to complex stop-motion techniques which provide an illustrative and entertaining medium through which to tell a story. This one-week project culminates with a Media Festival where students showcase their work to friends, family and classmates.

Language Skills

  • Groups encouraged to work in English in all peer-to-peer and instructor interactions.
  • Working groups carefully selected to allow for peer teaching.
  • An approach to language which benefits visual-spacial learners
  • Writing text and voicing/performing characters
  • Topics from the English curriculum can be addressed in this workshop

Creative Competencies

  • Develop diverse media skills including handling information and content along with creative and technical problem solving;
  • Experiment with narrative formats and storytelling styles;
  • Transform an idea through and with technology into a finished product
  • Teamwork and collaboration

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Film Project Week

The Program

Film Project Weeks offer a unique hands-on experience with filmmaking. Develop an original idea and see it become the finished product – a five to seven-minute-long HD film produced with native-English filmmakers and actors. With the concept decided, each student has the opportunity to learn about one or more production roles – either behind or in front of the camera. Students have the choice of being on either the production or creative team. The production team works with the camera, lights, and sound recording; the creative team designs and builds film sets, creates and chooses costumes and make-up as well as acting. Students receive a digital copy of their film which can be screened at the school.

Language Skills

  • Acquire specialized vocabulary for film production, while learning how to use technical equipment and engage in digital media
  • Communicate in English across teams about the production schedule and planning
  • Conceive and write an English screenplay
  • Discuss and brainstorm around a variety of themes

Creative Competencies

  • Learn modern, professional equipment and filmmaking techniques in a one-week project;
  • Students will develop critical media competencies and deepen their understanding of film production;
  • Learn to collaborate with teams and individuals while ‘on set’.
  • Learn how to tell a story and create atmosphere through images, sound and light

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Art in Action Week

The Program

An innovative mix of our most popular performing arts activities, the Art in Action Week teaches a variety of English skills in the context of the arts. From writing and performing short theater skits to improvisation games aiding students understanding of the hidden nuances of communication, participants will gain an opportunity to work the language physically through an embodied approach. Aside from performance, a range of other techniques are used to convey these aspects of communication, from stop-motion animation to sports, language games and fine arts activities.

Language Skills

  • Differentiated content based on age and language competency
  • Develop ideas individually and in groups
  • Discuss and respond to diverse themes
  • Encourage empathy for new cultures and perspectives
  • Communicate directly with a diverse team of native English speakers

Creative Competencies

  • Learn and explore in art form
  • Work in small or large groups towards shared goals in a creative and dynamic fashion
  • Gain experience in a variety of different presentation formats
  • Learn about the art and styles of story-telling

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Custom Week

The Program

Custom Weeks offer the breadth and depth of InterACT’s other arts-integrated English workshops but with a greater degree of teacher and student direction. Custom weeks are ideal to run in tandem within larger school projects, for advanced students, or as part of professional teacher development. These weeks can be developed to address specific themes or topics in the Lehrplan.

Key Activities

  • Can cover diverse topics and themes from the curriculum;
  • Programs may include historical reenactments and site-specific performances;
  • Incorporate diverse performance disciplines including dance, music and the visual arts;
  • Are available in French or Spanish through InterACT partner organisations;

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Shakespeare Workshop

The Program

A two-to-three-day intensive and immersive performing arts workshop using the works of Shakespeare. Students are introduced to performance methods that helps them identify and interpret dramatic content and successfully perform it, receiving personalized feedback and coaching from a professional performer with expertise in acting classical texts. Students will focus on developing empathy for characters and situations, not only searching for plot, story or historical aspects but also what can be embodied in the drama of the piece – interpreting the reality between the lines. The workshop can be adapted to any Shakespearen work – or even other classical authors.

Impact

  • Two or three-day intensive workshop connecting students to the written word;
  • Read and perform the text while understanding the author’s intent.
  • Truly understand the language and its complexity – while of course having fun;
  • Makes Shakespeare accessible through embodied action and play.
  • Work with professional Native-speaking actors with a specialization in Shakespeare

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Debate Skills Workshop

The Program

Expressing an opinion in a foreign language is one thing, but engaging in debate – and hopefully persuading someone – is a higher skill altogether. Debate Skills Workshop teaches a ‘360-degree’ approach where participants choose debate topics that matter to them before understanding and articulating the counter position. Students learn and develop rhetorical vocabulary and turns of phrase along with the attitude and confidence needed to be a persuasive speaker. One-on-one feedback and coaching are given to hone the unique insight and voice of each student.

Impact

  • Two or three-day intensive workshop focusing on debating skills in English;
  • Advanced language practice with native speakers, focusing on the nuances of speech, word selection and argumentative reasoning;
  • Perform under pressure and improve teamwork skills;
  • Learn English/American debate formats and competitive debate preparation;

Debate Skills Workshop

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Test Preparation Program

The goal for the Test Preparation Program -or Test prep- is to provide training for students preparing for English oral exams. By simulating a range of situations that they are likely to encounter during the test, students will improve their spoken English competencies while simultaneously building confidence for the test itself. A range of games, performances and other activities will help students prepare to improve their conversational and descriptive skills in much the same fashion they will be required to in their tests. From speaking about one’s own biography to remembering specific details learned through interacting with others, the Test Prep Program will arm students with the skills to pass their exams with flying colours.

Impact

  • Prepare for oral exams through creative and fun activities that strengthen skills required during the exam.
  • Improve students’ ability to improvise, engage and think ‘on their feet’ in English
  • Gain important public speaking skills in a group environment
  • Improve skills in delivering a coherent monologue on a topic
  • Improve the students ability to discuss and exchange ideas with a partner
  • Ensure familiarity with the myriad situations that students may encounter in an exam situation

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Presentation and Job Preparation Skill-building

The Program

Any young German professional who can confidently transition to English in a job interview, school presentation or public speaking scenario will showcase that they have the required attributes to be successful. This workshop cultivates real-world skills through intense role-playing practice with native English-speaking actors in situations including job, internship and college admission interviews.

Impact

  • Three-day workshop focusing on essential professional English skills;
  • Each student receives detailed personalised feedback to improve confidence and persuasiveness in a
  • variety of professional contexts;
  • Native English speakers coach accent, pronunciation, and social norms
  • Genre-based approach; role-play in real life situations

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Class Trips

The Program

An immersive English project with our native-speaking team will make your next class trip a memorable adventure. There are currently two options available:

Option One: Book a program directly through one of our partner Jugendherberge, whether it’s our project Creative Castle Week in the historical Schloss Windischleuba or our MINT camp in the Jugendherberge Hameln, we have a wide range of partners across Germany to make your next class-trip a special experience.

Option Two: Take our team with you. Just like your regular class-trip, you organize the locations and transportation. Our team will join you on-site to provide an English project. Our native speakers can facilitate half or full day programs leaving teachers more time for quality social and informal interactions with students. Our programs are diverse and flexible. We welcome the opportunity to customise a project with you – or we can offer one of our existing Project Weeks.

Impact

  • We develop the curriculum while encouraging custom input
  • A completely immersive English learning environment
  • Diverse and exciting locations in tandem with our partner Jugendherbergen;
  • Dynamic programs with experienced instructors who can lead all pedagogical content without class teachers.
  • Between 18-35 participants, with multiple classes and entire grade levels possible
  • Flexible time frame, from three to ten days.

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English Culture Day

The Program

Our Englisch Kulturtag transforms the school into an English speaking country for the day. Our team of Native-speakers work with students in a series of workshops. The classes travel between rooms working with a new instructor in each lesson. The workshops on offer include music, dance, theater, language games, art, storytelling, animation and more. Over the course of this one special day students will rotate through up to five workshops.  The curriculum is differentiated for each grade level allowing for differing English levels and providing new experiences and workshops for schools booking the program over multiple years. The program is ideal for large groups or entire schools. With an event character and a lot of energy the English-Kulturtag is an exciting option for schools looking to provide a special language and cultural activity for students. 

Group size approx. 18 to 500 participants
*Great for Elementary schools

Impact

  • Improve English comprehension, from basic colours and numbers to speaking in full sentences and engaging with others
  • Understand more than just the art of communication, learn about the arts from professional artists
  • Diverse workshops means there is something for everyone
  • Meet and work with Native-speakers from all over the world
  • A motivating and fun experience in the English language

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Monster Parade

The Program

One, Two, Three, Four, the Creepy Monster Crawls on the Floor

Our Monster Parade encourage students to create, describe and engage with the creatures that only live in their imagination! This two to three-day program encourages students to understand how to describe the attributes of diverse creatures in English, from how they look to what kind of food they like to eat. The program introduces basic English nouns, verbs and sentences in a playful performative workshop. In addition to crafting activities, students will learn games, songs and dances which will be performed during the finale of the project – The Monster Parade.

Individual or multiple classes / whole school possible

Impact

  • Two to three-day program introduces students to English through music, arts and and games.
  • Learn simple verbs, nouns and phrases
  • Improve teamworking skills in a creative and collaborative environment
  • Improve motor skills through dance, drawing and performance.
  • Build positive early associations with the English language

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Kids Space Adventure

The Program

 Our Kids Space Adventure program takes students to new planets where they will discover strange creatures to learn more about their mysterious cultures. Students harness their imagination to develop their own space-themed theatre skits. With a focus on theater games, improvisation, original songs and dance the program provides a framework for students to begin using English to communicate their creative ideas to an audience.

Individual or multiple classes / whole school possible

Impact

  • Students expand their vocabulary to learn new and essential words
  • Improve confidence when speaking in front of friends or unfamiliar people
  • Create and learn text and characters
  • Practice listening and communicating in English
  • Increased interest and awareness of the language and culture of the Native speakers

Kids Space Adventure

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Kids Week

The Program

Kids Week helps younger students to develop tools and strategies to learn a new language, while also encouraging and motivating them to overcome difficulties and confidence issues. Kids Weeks mirror our Native Speaker Weeks but are directed at younger students, giving them an insight not only into how to speak English but how to engage, communicate and collaborate with others. Students will get to know their teachers and classmates, learning about their divergent cultures, countries, backgrounds and professions. Together they will practice their English in a variety of practical situations and is comparable with a class trip to an English-speaking country.

Language Skills

  • Differentiated content based on age and language level
  • Practice communicating about practical topics like school, food, culture, sports and travel
  • Develop intercultural communicative competencies
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  • Listen and communicate with a team of English native speakers

 

Creative competencies

  • Work in groups on creative projects
  • Learn presentation skills
  • Role-plays and exercises to foster open-mindedness
  • Creative problem solving through individual and team challenges

Kids Week

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