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On Sale Now: CD Volume 1 Remix!

CD vol. 1 always has been, and still is, the most popular Genki English CD. But now it's been remixed with a whole load of extra material to make it easier to teach, and even more fun for your kids to use at home.

Click on the title to see the lesson plan, picture cards and get a sample of each song!

1. What's your name?
2. How are you?
3. Left and right 
4. How much? 
5. Weather
6. Where are you from?
7. Thank you!

CD1 is available on its own, as part of the CD Set, as part of the Superpack and in Student Packs


Or try the Instant Download Pack

CD1 Remix Full Track Listing:

01 What's your name? Mini Lesson
02 What's your name? Song
03 What's your name? Karaoke  

04 How are you? Mini Lesson
05 How are you? Song
06 How are you? Karaoke

07 Left & Right Mini Lesson
08 Left & Right! Song
09 Left & Right Karaoke   

10 How much? Mini Lesson
11 How much? Song
12 How much? Karaoke  

13 What's the weather like? Mini Lesson
14 What's the weather like? Song
15 What's the weather like? Karaoke

16 Where are you from? Mini Lesson
17 Where are you from? Song
18 Where are you from? Karaoke   

19 Thank you! Mini Lesson
20 Thank you! Song
21 Thank you! Karaoke 

Funky Bonus Tracks:

22 What's your name? (Jingle)
23 What's the weather like? ( Short)
24 How are you? (Jingle)
25 How's the weather?
26 Left and Right ( Jingle)
27 What's your name? ( in German!)

Here's what's new:
In a CD player.....

The previous 14 tracks are still there, but they've been upped to 27 to include...

Audio Mini Lessons for each track
If you don't like singing, these are for you! Simply play this track and the kids follow along. Some of the songs are so simple that the mini-lessons are in real time, at just the speed I use in normal lessons. You'll see how much time the songs can save you!

Re-mixed "What's your name?" song
Just like in the workshops, the song now features two claps after each "What's your name?", and there is a new "1,2,3,4" countdown before each "Nice to meet you". These work really well in keeping the kids in time, especially if you only have a small CD player.

What's the weather like? / How's the weather like? Remixes
This is one of the most popular songs, so don't worry, the music hasn't been changed. But I have added in an echo of each line, to make it easier to teach. e.g. It now goes "It's rainy", and then the kids repeat "It's rainy". The original is still included for review lessons. And if you use "How's the weather?" , there's a new version with this question instead of "What's the weather like?"

Where are you from?
This is still the same track, but with a much better ending!

Plus there are short jingle versions of three of the songs, and there's even a bonus edition of the "What's your name?" song in German!

However the main improvement is in the software section. Whether you use it in class ( a great visual aid for native speakers, and ideal for non-English speaker teachers to get the correct pronunciation), in the computer room ( get a student pack, put all the kids on different computers and race to see who can finish the game the quickest) or for the kids at home ( great for the parents to see how well their little angels are doing), the software has now been updated to be just as funky as CDs vol. 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6!

Simply pop the same CD into a PC or Mac and for each theme you'll have ...

Talking Words Page. Simply click the animation, then press the numbers 1 to 8 and hear each word pronounced. Each word is recorded with different people and different intonations to give the kids lots of English exposure. They are ideal for Japanese teachers who can't speak English, or for native English speakers I'd recommend using a projector - this way you have animated picture cards!

Learn the song with the illustrated "Mini Lesson", the teacher becomes the "director", the kids become the center stage stars!

Then the song itself complete with lyrics and illustrations! A fantastic way to liven up the lesson. And a great way for teachers to practice even when you're not there.

All the themes also have funky games. These are great to use in the computer room, simply get a student pack of CDs and get the kids to race against each other!

And to finish off you have the Karaoke Version of each song!

The music tracks will work fine on any CD player, and Windows XP, Vista or Mac OSX is recommended for the software section. It should work fine on older machines, maybe just a little slower.
If your machine can handle the phonics quizzes on this site, then you should be OK!

The CD1 Remix is available on its own, as part of the CD Set, as part of the Superpack, the Instant Download Pack and in Student Packs ( where the price is only 1,980 yen per CD!

So what are you waiting for, get your order in today!