Author Archives: Richard Graham

What it’s all about & Coffee Shop Phonics

I went for a look round Seoul again today (I’m here till Wednesday as it’s a Japanese holiday so there are no flights back!). Yesterday I had a quick look at the Itaewon area, which I wasn’t very impressed with, but today was Insadong which is a really nice place! First off was the Korean…

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TV

One thing about being in Korea is that I don’t understand the TV. Which is quite good as it means I can focus on the visuals and how they are put together – vital skills for the upcoming DVD! So I spent a bit of time today going through some effects and techniques for the…

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Genki English Debuts in Korea!

So here it is, over 90 countries visiting the website and now 3 Asian countries I’ve actually done presentations in. Today’s mini-conference was organised by KOTESOL, a group for teachers and teacher trainers in Korea and there are more PhDs here than I’ve seen in ages! The plenary session was quite good with Dr Park…

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A look around Seoul

Got up, did a bit of work and then went off round some of the sites in Seoul. The palaces and things look quite nice and it was just good being in another country for a change (I haven’t managed to leave Japan as much as I should this year!). The food is the best…

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Off to Korea!!!

Since I first came to Japan I’ve always fancied coming to Korea and in 6 years never got round to it. But as I’ve been very kindly asked to do a presentation here on Saturday it’s a great chance to finally come here! Mind you I think I need to learn Korean pretty quick. When…

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Far too much

I think my head’s about to explode with all the things I have to think about at the moment. I have to produce the new DVD (which is proving very difficult with all the travelling I have), the bookstores are wanting me to get the kids workbooks out ASAP ( so that instead of just…

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