Author Archives: Richard Graham

Grains of Rice, Mixing Themes & Mashups

There is a famous story of a Chinese warrior.   As a reward for a particularly brave campaign the emperor asked him what he would like as a reward. “I’d like one grain of rice on the first square of a chessboard.  2 grains on the 2nd square,  4 on the 3rd square and 8…

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Updated, Easier to use Lesson Plans – What do you think?

The online lesson plan pages were getting a little messy and long in the tooth.   So I’ve updated, streamlined and added new intro videos with all the latest tips & tricks from the workshops for the first few lessons.    What do you think?  Would you like to see more of them done like this? Do…

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Tumbling Tower Game!

This is a great game to go with the Animal Voices lesson – thanks to the amazing teachers in Kiev!   1.  Everyone sits in a circle with the mini cards in-between them. 2. The first person puts down their fist, places a card on top and says the animal and the voice. 3.  The next…

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Why do some teachers get amazing results? And some don’t? The Amazing Homework Program is open now till January 20th

Hello, I hope you’re having a * GREAT * time with all the new materials! Today, to go with the 2017 Calendars from yesterday,  I’ve got a very different, but very special treat for you. And I’m very excited about it. It shows you how to vastly improve your students’ English.   And at the…

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2017 Homework Calendars out now!

Happy New Year!  And what better way to celebrate than with the VIP Genki English Homework Calendars. It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3, …. Write in the lessons you want the students to do this month. The parents give them a mark each time they practice using the software at home. Let’s see who…

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Happy New Year Song!

Happy New Year!!  And don’t forget the Happy New Year song. It’s right at the end of the Christmas page of the Teacher’s Set software and it makes a fantastic first lesson of the year with a cool melody and three very useful words – “Happy”  “New” & “Year”! Have a very Genki New Year!! Richard P.S….

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