Author Archives: Richard Graham

Genki. Grateful. Grow.

Genki. Grateful. Grow. As with anything in life a #GrowthMindset takes holding two opposing thoughts at the same time.  On one hand we are super grateful for everything we have now.  The sacrifice, the work, the possibilities that others and ourselves have gifted to us. And at the same time seeing clearly how we wish…

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🎄It’s Christmas!! Well, not quite but it’s time to get ready! :)

It’s about that time of year when lots of teachers want to bring the magic of Christmas into their lessons. Of course you could spend all your time making decorations and maybe learning Jingle Bells. Or we can take all that amazing joy, fun and magic to make learning new English even easier at this…

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What is grammar? According to Kahn Academy

I just love this – if any teacher ever tells you that “grammar” is something else, send them here! And here is how you get to this stage with Genki English!

https://genkienglish.net/teaching/what-is-grammar-according-to-kahn-academy/

Your new Genki English community: Superhero Teachers Facebook Group! :)

Long time VIP members will know that we used to have a thriving, amazing community of teachers over on the VIP Forums. It used to be my daily source of energy & inspiration and was an amazing community. You can still of course read all those posts ( and particular the skits, stories and plays for…

https://genkienglish.net/teaching/your-new-genki-english-community-superhero-teachers-facebook-group/

Quick Haunted House Tip!

Just a quick tip for the Haunted House lesson.  If you look carefully, every time you play the song a different person appears in each room! So a great activity is to get the kids to shout out who appears in each room! And because it’s random, and you don’t know who is going to…

https://genkienglish.net/teaching/quick-haunted-house-tip/

Use the power of Fortnite to power up tired students! :)

Did you notice any familiar music in the Disco Update of Fortnite last night? 🙂 Yep, Genki is everywhere! Ninja Tip:  If you don’t know what I’m talking about, ask your kids 🙂  Using “Fortnite” to power up tired students? One other really cool tip for using the power of Fortnite… 1. If the kids…

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