Author Archives: Richard Graham

Not much

Didn’t do too much today, had some admin work to do on the site and to tidy up a few pages and things. Then the rest of the day I spent making a PR video for a friend – good practise in using the new DVD making software.

https://genkienglish.net/teaching/not-much/

Sapporo Maruzen – Crab & Ghengis Kahn

After last night I felt surprisingly well this morning. And today was our first teaching seminar for non-ALTs in Hokkaido. The teachers were really, really good! There were over 40 of them (a huge number for a bookstore presentation) and they were all really great. We did 2 hours and everyone seemed so into it…

https://genkienglish.net/teaching/sapporo-maruzen-crab-ghengis-kahn/

Kids English in Sapporo

Today was our Kids English presentation, supposedly for parents but there were actually a lot of teachers here. That’s not too good for the publisher, but great for us as we got to spread the word a little more about Genki English. But the audience were great and lots of people were really interested in…

https://genkienglish.net/teaching/kids-english-in-sapporo/

Off to Sapporo

Finished work at 9AM this morning. So couple of hours sleep and then my flight upto Hokkaido! I really like Hokkaido, it’s one of the best places in Japan. And one of the cool things is that on the train from the airport to the city there are electric sockets for computers! So I remixed…

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New software

One really good thing today is that the new version of Flash is out!!! Yeah!!! Flash is the best piece of software ever, it not only allows me to produce the Genki English software on the CDs and do the cool stuff on the website but I also use it to make the print out…

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Editing

It’s quite cool having the fastest laptop in the World, but you’d at least think it would work. I ended up going back and doing a lot of work today on my Lavie laptop. Hmm.

https://genkienglish.net/teaching/editing-2/