Author Archives: Richard Graham

🕰 How long does it take you? (From German Christmas Markets)

One of the things we’ve found with the Advanced course, and with all courses really, is that if you set a timer for an hour, it takes an hour.  If you don’t set a timer…. well, it could take forever. 🙂  It’s called Parkinson’s law and it basically says a task fills the time you…

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“Pre-visualisation” – the art of transforming a misbehaving class into the class you love teaching the most!

It’s been great seeing everyone interact over on the Genki English Facebook Group  (it’s free for teachers, you just have to answer a couple of questions.) One of the things that I’ve been trying to do over there is instead of simply giving everyone the answers i.e. old fashioned Victorian style teaching,  I always try…

https://genkienglish.net/teaching/pre-visualisation-the-art-of-transforming-a-misbehaving-class-into-the-class-you-love-teaching-the-most/

The easiest way to do a Christmas play – in just a couple of lessons!

Quite a few people have written in to ask what’s the easiest way to do a Christmas play or presentation using Genki English. There are quite a few you can do (and lots on the skits & stories forum page) but the easiest one by far is the Gingerbread Man. If you’ve done “How are…

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🔥 VIP Classroom Management & Discipline ebook!

The Black Friday video module bonus has now passed – congratulations to everyone who got in! But you still have the pdf discipline ebook as part of your VIP membership with nearly all my top ninja discipline tips 🙂   The other book I really recommend is Life Kido! Enjoy! Be genki, Richard

https://genkienglish.net/teaching/%f0%9f%93%92-ooo-i-nearly-forgot-your-book/

❤️ Thank you, thank you!

  This weekend has been CRAZY…. And it’s also been the biggest weekend we’ve ever had for new teachers joining Genki English. The Black Friday offers have finished now so thank you, thank you, thank you – for everyone who has joined us, and for all the VIPs who offered amazing feedback, comments and support!…

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Forget Jan 1st! Why November 23rd is your best day of the year to get things done!

So you know that thing that you wanted to get done this year,  maybe it was getting fit, finally getting the business side of your school sorted or indeed to get your own English level up to where it “should” be,  well you might have started the year with a resolution to get it done. And…

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