Author Archives: Richard Graham

Genki English in Government Schools….how it works, how it can help you and how to get it!

I’ve had quite a few teachers saying I’ve been neglecting government school teachers over the past few weeks. Β  Β Sorry about that!! Β So I just did a video just for you! (You can also check out the video on Facebook here) Some of the things we cover: Why and how Genki English was designed and…

https://genkienglish.net/teaching/genki-english-in-government-schools/

How to teach English FAQ: The most popular questions answered!

Once you get the hang of teaching English it can be lots of fun and really quite easy to do. However there are always some questions that can niggle away until you get a clear answer. So, after 30 years of teaching around the world, here are the questions I find most teachers ask me…

https://genkienglish.net/teaching/how-to-teach-english-language-writing-discipline-the-most-popular-questions-answered/

How to teach colours? It’s got to be Pirates :)

Well, Β it doesn’t have to be pirates, Β but it certainly makes for a much more fun lesson!! πŸ™‚   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Richard Graham – GenkiEnglish! (@genki_richard_graham)   The full animation, song, pronunciation guide, mini lesson, karaoke are in the Teacher’s Set Superpack. And the lesson plan, flashcards,…

https://genkienglish.net/teaching/how-to-teach-colours-its-got-to-be-pirates/

Are you teaching to the head or the heart?

Teaching the rules means you’re teaching to the head. “If this happens, do this. Β  If this happens, do this” Which is cool. It feels like “work.” And if you have lots and lots and lots of time it can sometimes get you someway to your goal. Β  For some people. But it’s not much…

https://genkienglish.net/teaching/are-you-teaching-to-the-head-or-the-heart/

Gamified Lesson Checklists!

I did these last year when we had the Covid free trial to Genki English Online and completely forgot about them!! Β  ( Thank you Fanitsa and Virginie for reminding me!) Tell the students which lesson to learn for next week. They get to colour in the star when they have done the words, game…

https://genkienglish.net/teaching/gamified-lesson-checklists/

How to show your students how to use Genki English Online – do feel free to make one of these yourself!

A few teachers have asked for instructions for their students on how to use the Genki English Online. Β  This is it! Β It really is this simple. Β  (That’s why it works so well, “complexity is the enemy of execution!”) Do feel free to share this video, Β it’s on Facebook, Instagram and Tik Tok. Β …

https://genkienglish.net/teaching/how-to-show-your-students-how-to-use-genki-english-online-do-feel-free-to-make-one-of-these-yourself/