Author Archives: Richard Graham

Getting 1.4m views on Tik Tok is cool. But this is waaaayy cooler ….

Blimey this is crazy, ย last week I thought 13k views on Tik Tok was HUGE, ย and then this happened!!!! ย ย    Which is pretty cool! But for me there’s something even better than this. ย It’s the comments. If you’re in any doubt about how much students love Genki English and really, really want the Genki…

https://genkienglish.net/teaching/ive-gone-viral-on-tik-tok/

Doctor, Doctor Updates!

Over on the VIP FB group we’ve been having a chat about the introduction to the Doctor, Doctor song and whether it’s too scary for younger kids! So I’ve just made up a new update where you have a choice to see the intro animation or not. I’ve also made a few graphical improvements. Bugs…

https://genkienglish.net/teaching/doctor-doctor-updates/

Obi Wan Kenobi Lightsaber Battle Game!

What madness is this, 2 Star Wars Days in One Month!!!! ย  (Just in case you didn’t hear, Disney+ is premiering the brand new Obi Wan Kenobi TV series today!!) And finally a chance to bring back the Obi Wan masks for the Star Wars Game!! P.S. ย  If you can’t find inflatable light sabers,…

https://genkienglish.net/teaching/two-star-wars-days-in-one-month/

What are the benefits of using songs in English language classes?

Over in one of my teaching groups a student was doing research and was asking for teachers’ views on using songs in the classroom. ย  As you can tell I’ve done quite a bit on this topic over the years, ย so here are my answers which I thought you might find useful! 1. What are…

https://genkienglish.net/teaching/what-are-the-benefits-of-using-songs-in-english-language-classes/

If you’re wanting a little extra teacher training this summer …

I won’t be having any live workshops this summer but if you’re wanting to build on your teaching skills then I’d highly recommend my Teacher Training Academy videos. These were originally part of my $2000 real time academy where we coveredย ย Quick Wins, Discipline, The W Fundamentals, My Classes in Action, Making a Curriculum & Lesson…

https://genkienglish.net/teaching/may-sale-now-on-till-31st/

Final tests ! How to do them with songs and games ??

On last week’s coaching call Beatriz wrote in to ask: Final tests ! How to do them with songs and games ?? Great question, thank you for writing it up Beatriz! OK, this is going to be long, it’s probably worth a read, but you can skip to the end part if you like! First…

https://genkienglish.net/teaching/final-tests-how-to-do-them-with-songs-and-games/