Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 2 Makes Its Debut!

Arsenio's ESL Podcast
Arsenio's ESL Podcast
Arsenio's ESL Podcast: Season 2 Makes Its Debut!

Guys, we have finally reached the conclusion of Season 1 (Elementary Level).  I hope everyone learned quite a bit a long the way, and if you had any questions, you definitely fired them away at me.

However, now we’re moving onto the Pre-Intermediate level.  This will be longer and a little bit more difficult.  My speaking will increase just a little from what it was in the Elementary level, so if it’s difficult for you to comprehend, I suggest you hear the entire first season before listening to this.

Here’s the rundown of what I’ll be teaching along the way!

Vocabulary Skill

Adding Suffixes

Recognizing Roots

Adding Prefixes

Adding suffixes to change adjectives into nouns

Ex- words

Identifying word families (review)

Using future time markers


Present Continuous for changes over time

Giving advice


Concrete and Abstract Nouns

Expressing and asking about ability

Past tense

Future Forms

Present Perfect

Speaking Skill

Getting attention and asking for permission

Making and responding to suggestions

Giving reasons for or against something

Asking for ideas and examples

Talking about similarities and differences

Asking for repetition and clarifications

Taking time to think before speaking

Asking for more information

Introducing a talk

Pronunciation Skill

Pronouncing word stress

Pronouncing word stress and intonation in questions

Linking consonants to vowels

Pronouncing contractions and word stress in present continuous statements

Pronouncing syllable stress

Pronouncing reduced forms

Pronouncing final consonant /t/ before another consonant

Pronouncing can and can’t

Pronouncing -ed endings

Separating though groups with pauses


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