Author Archives: Richard Graham

Why banning mobile phones in schools is not just stupid, it’s the most dangerous thing we can do!

One of the reasons I first started teaching, way back in the 1990s, was because the British Government had just updated one of the β€œAdvanced Level” A-Level exams so that, for the first time, you could do a music A-Level with a synthesizer as your main instrument. Now, I LOVE synths; twiddling a Moog filter…

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🎿Winter Sports or Summer Sports?⛡️

Now that Valentine’s is over (I hope you had a great time!), Β it’s now time for that other February Favourite – Winter Sports! Β  Β Or maybe it’s Summer Sports where you are? Β Β  Enjoy! Be genki, Richard P.S. Β These extra seasonal lessons just let you add a little extra spice to your classes. Β As a…

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Elevate Your Space: Exclusive Genki PDF Motivation Posters!

Transform your walls into a source of daily inspiration with our exclusive collection of motivational posters! Each day, I share my creations on Instagram & Facebook, showcasing a blend of cutting-edge AI-generated visuals and human editing. Now, I’m thrilled to offer you the opportunity to purchase these masterpieces, available for immediate download, in high-quality, A4…

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πŸ’– Valentine’s For Beginners & Not-So-Beginners

Hello, Happy New Year if you’re celebrating over in China! And in Europe this week we’re getting ready for Valentine’s Day! Spreading love and joy is always a good thing to do, Β so for your beginner students we have the amazing Genki Valentine’s LessonΒ with really simple words such as hug, smile, wave & high five!…

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πŸ¦‹ 🐢 The Dinuppy, Cheeturtle, & Elephly, New Tales to Make Your Imagination Fly 🌈✨ !

On a quest, oh so grand, to bring joy to the land, In the world of social media, I take my stand! Away with the gloom, the sad and the strife, I bring you silly stories, to brighten your life! On YoutubeΒ &Β Tik TokΒ the stories play, & on FacebookΒ &Β Instagram, to brighten your day. Each day, for…

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πŸ† The No. 1 “Conversation Starter” this week is ….

“Conversation Starters” are a great ice breaking tool for teens or adult students. Everyday I put one online, and they are great for you to copy and use with your own students in class too! The most popular one this week was: “What’s the most challenging aspect of ……….. for you?”Β  (Facebook link) (e.g. if…

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