Page in Japanese
As used by "Last Samurai" star Koyuki in her new TV Series! (check out the picture cards on the table in this photo!)
Some of these picture may seem "funny looking" to adult eyes, but in tests these are the ones that get the biggest reaction from the kids. It's much easier to remember a card if it looks a little weird and makes you laugh, rather than one where you simply think "whatever".
Along with songs, large picture cards are one of the best ways to get kids to remember the new words. If you have the Genki English Teachers' Set, Download Pack or Superpack , you can download them for free. If you can, try and get them laminated. All the pictures are copyrighted, but please feel free to use them in your classroom.
Bonus Printouts: Printable Certificates Maker! - "Bee Genki" Poster - "English is easy" poster
- Printed Picture Card Packs
|Can you speak?|
Hungry Tired Cold Sad Happy Great! Good OK
|NEW: Days of the Week|
|NEW: Do you have any pets?
|: Parts of the Face
nose, ears, mouth, eyes, eyebrows, cheeks, hair, tongue
Easter egg hunt, trees, flowers, pond, bath, bed, fridge
robot, doll, bag, video game, bear, phone, rainbow, bone
witch, wizard, ghost, mummy, bat, broom, wand, vampire
|NEW: When, When, When?- from CD vol. 5
|NEW: How do you say ... in English? from CD vol. 5
|NEW: I can do it! from CD vol. 5
|NEW: Creepy Crawlies - from CD vol. 5
Cockroach, beetle, caterpillar, butterfly, ant, worm, dragonfly, mosquito
|NEW: ABC Food - from CD vol. 5
|NEW What's your favourite ... ? - from CD vol. 5
|Improved: Time Flashcards
1 o'clock, 2 o'clock, 3 o'clock etc.
|Shopping - How much?- from CD vol. I
Dog Cat Banana Monkey
|Weather- from CD vol. I
Rainy Cloudy Windy Snowy Sunny Fine Hot It's a beautiful day!
|Seasons - from the "Thank You Song" on CD vol. I
Spring Summer Autumn Winter
|How old are you? - from CD vol. II
-When teaching "How old are you?" it can get a bit boring just using numbers, especially if all the kids are the same age! So I created these characters, each with a different age.
5 years old 6 years old 7years old 8years old 9 years old
10 years old 11 years old 12 years old
|Fruit Market - from CD vol. II|
Apple Orange Pineapple Banana Lemon Cherry Cherries Strawberry
Strawberries Watermelon Peach Grape Grapes Pear Kiwi Fruit
|Where are you going? - from CD vol. II|
Sea Mountain Beach Pool School Shops Park House/Home
|What are you doing? - from CD vol. II|
Eating Drinking Reading Sleeping Singing Cooking Dancing Fishing
|The Monkey Family - from CD vol. II
This is a great way of introducing the names of Family Members!
Father Mother Daughter Son Baby Grandma
Or if you're short of time, try the
|Greetings - from CD vol. III|
Good morning Good afternoon Good evening Good night
I play tennis I play soccer I play basketball I play volleyball
I play table tennis I play badminton I play rugby I play baseball
|Transport - from CD vol. III|
Aeroplane Car Train Rocket Helicopter Boat Bus Mountain bike
|Adjectives- from CD vol. III|
Big Small Light Heavy Expensive Cheap Scary Cute Fast Slow
|Drinks - from CD vol. III|
Orange juice Cola Milk Lemonade Water Tea Hot chocolate Milkshake
|Rock, Paper, Scissors- from CD vol. IV
Rock Paper Scissors
|Doctor, Doctor - from CD vol. IV
Head Arm Leg Stomach Hand Foot Back Tooth
|Animals- from CD vol. IV
Feel free to use these cards, or even better, choose pictures of famous cartoon animals!
Dog Cat Bird Mouse Chicken Sheep Cow Pig Elephant Monkey Snake Tiger
|What do you do?- from CD vol. IV
Pilot, Chef, Farmer, Teacher, Doctor, Student, Fire fighter, Police officer, Carpenter, Singer, Dentist
|Where, where, where?- from CD vol. IV
Toilet, Phone, TV, Teachers' room, Computer, Piano, CD player
|My name is Mr Octopus- from CD vol. IV
Octopus, Spider, Alien
|Genki Christmas- from CD vol. IV
Reindeer Snowman Santa Claus Christmas Tree Christmas stocking Candy cane Presents Christmas card
Extra sets of words:
|Mr Monkey's Cooking corner
The pictures are all taken from the software on the Genki English CDs. If you haven't seen them yet, check out them out!
Any other words that you may need can be found on the Microsoft Website. Go to www.Microsoft.com and do a search for "clip art".
You might also want to check out the ESL KidStuff site ( http://www.eslkidstuff.com ) or www.childrenonlyesl-efl.com sites. You have to pay to use these sites, but the material looks very good and is designed especially for teaching English!
Or if you want to simply buy a ready made set of cards, check out the Picture Card Pack!
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