Author Archives: Richard Graham

๐Ÿง  Teachers, be careful of “learned helplessness” and how to fix it ( + my crazy August!)

A mindset is contagious, the mindset we have is the mindset our students will learn. So a positive mindset is a must for any Genki English teacher. And if you’re not used to it, sometimes it can be a little hard to maintain. A little skepticism can be OK in the beginning. ย And chill time…

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How to increase your income as an English teacher

At Genki English we’re not just about helping you have the best lessons ever. ย I also want you to be paid very well for teaching them. Teaching English correctly is a great job AND you should be paid handsomely for it. Especially right now great teachers are in HUGE demand around the world. So to…

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Just added more to the VIP Bonus Menu – Enjoy!

Just added more to the VIP Bonus Menu – Enjoy! P.S. My job this month is to make the Teacher’s Set so amazing that *everyone* wants to get it, so do let me know what else I can add for you! P.P.S. ย You can find the menu at the top of the page here! โฌ†

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๐Ÿฟ New “How to teach Advanced C1/C2 Level Genki English” Video Training

I want to make Genki English the number one choice for all English Teachers around the world. ย  ย The main program is already certified to A1/A2 on the CEFR soย I’ve just added in another complete training, this time on how to teach C1/C2 level advanced English. The idea is to make the ย Genki English Teacher’s…

https://genkienglish.net/teaching/new-how-to-teach-advanced-c1-c2-level-genki-english-video-training/

๐Ÿ”‘ The 5 keys to being happy, how many do you have in your class?

I’m on a bit of a Martin Seligman run at the moment. ย His classic book Learned Optimism (the opposite of learning helplessness, which is something that many are falling into right now) ย is a must read, ย The Optimisitic Child is a little old but contains some very useful material and his new book Flourish is…

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๐ŸŽ‰ It’s exactly 20 years ago that Genki English became my job full time!

Exactly 20 years ago, back in the year 2000, I gave up my full time school teaching job and Genki English became my full time occupation. The website I had started one year earlier to share my ideas, lesson plans and games.ย My motivation was seeing so many kids suffering from really bad lessons and I…

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