Author Archives: Richard Graham

Music and TPR

Spent a lot of today producing jingles, commentaries and voice overs for the video. I spent a fortune last month on library music, but there is a still a lot of stuff that I’ll just have to write myself. But it is so much easier to produce audio material than video, I guess that’s why…

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Editing

Got quite a bit of work done today. Actually I think part of the problem is maybe that I’m looking at this at wanting it to be better than any of the stuff on TV, well except for MTV, but just looking through the rough drafts of “What’s your name?” the content just speaks for…

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Hassles again

It never goes smoothly. I spent most of the day looking at moving the website and setting up a mirror site. The reason was that the site was down again this morning for around 40 minutes. This is ridiculous, ever since I’ve moved the site to Yahoo’s new service it’s been nothing but problems! So…

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Coffee Shop

Downloaded some cool new 3D software today which is making the animations work a whole lot better – cool! In the afternoon I figured I’d make the most of the nice weather and work in Seattle’s Best down by the river.

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Making video fun

Today was full time doing the Genki English DVD, and it is pretty hard going! I’ve done the teaching bits sooo many times, but actually getting them down on video is a big challenge as it has to look good, sound good, be fun on the first viewing but also make you want to watch…

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Back to work

The plan for the next two weeks is to get the DVD finished and out of the way – it’s taking too long! But with being without email for 3 days last week it took me nearly all day to catch up with my replies and maintenance of the site and other stuff! But now…

https://genkienglish.net/teaching/back-to-work-3/