Author Archives: Richard Graham

How to get fluent in Japanese

Went through the phonics songs this morning, they are sounding good! Then I checked the sites stats and noticed there was a massive jump in people using the site yesterday (like really massive!). It turns out it was mainly people interested in the GenkiJapan.net site, which ranks really high in google – without me doing…

https://genkienglish.net/teaching/how-to-get-fluent-in-japanese/

Hip Hop

After Yahoo not living up to expectations, I spent a lot of time today making sure the site is all nice and search engine friendly. This does take time, but I see it like a playstation game. I could either be trying to build an alien empire, or I could be trying to build a…

https://genkienglish.net/teaching/hip-hop/

Yahoo ?

Got listed in the Japanese Yahoo today!! Yehey, the key to lots and lots of visitors to the site! Or not as it may seem. They listed the site as a”children’s’ language school”. Wonderful!! You pay a fortune, they ask you to jump through hoops to get the site to fit their regulations, then they…

https://genkienglish.net/teaching/yahoo/

Off to Aso San

Got up early because it’s my day off!! Yeah!! Did a few bits of email work, including re-submitting the site to Yahoo, and got some great messages. Then off on a glorious sunny day to the Aso San volcano in the middle of Kyushu island. It’s so nice travelling round Japan in the nice weather….

https://genkienglish.net/teaching/off-to-aso-san/

China

I don’t know what it is about Sundays but I always end up getting lots of teachers from China getting in touch via messenger! It is actually quite good hearing about what teachers need in other countries, and of course the very favourable response of Chinese students to Genki English! Then after all the IMs…

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

More recording and stuff

Spent the day recording the phonics CD and working on things on the website, including a learning English guide for Japanese adults.

https://genkienglish.net/teaching/more-recording-and-stuff/