Month: September 2018

Case Study #1: Attitude over Intelligence, Stanford University says

Hmmmm, for a historically-driven school like Stanford to admit the fact that intelligence doesn’t mean a GODDAMN thing is a technologically and skill-driven world, is amazing. University, what’s now being called a scam, is realizing that attitude/personal development and courses on LinkedIn learning —…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 2 – Episode 55 – Grammar – Simple Past Tense Questions

I thought I would substitute vocabulary this week with some more simple past tense questions.  Because I have a lot of new followers, I want to make sure you get all the necessities before proceeding.  Here’s a nice little run down of how you…

Season 3: Episode 1 – Cryptoassets – Intro Part II

Just like most people thought the plane, cars, and everything that was technologically advanced (at the time) would fail — they were wrong.  The same was with the author of this book.  He was convinced that Bitcoin would fail when it debut almost a…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Special – TOEIC – Grammar & Vocabulary Tip Part II

YES! We are back and doing better than ever, breaking down some more basics for you guys.  As time goes on, I will make this a lot more difficult, but this is “TOEIC FOR BEGINNERS” at this point.  Let’s dive into it! Present Continuous…

Spartan Beast: Hua Hin, Thailand — Signed Up + No Longer “Obese”

A few days ago I was jumping in JOY and ECSTASY.  Never have I ever been so elated because of a machine.  When I saw BMI (Body Mass Index) the other day, I saw the Physique ratings at standard.  Six weeks prior to this, my physique…

Season 3: New Book Series! Cryptoassets!

It’s been an absolute long time coming!  I was thinking about it while walking up and down the aisles of the bookstore at the shopping plaza where I work.  I asked people and my content writer some questions about what book should I dissect…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 2 – Episode 54 – Grammar – Expressing & Asking about Ability

Since I’ve gone over reported questions and you now understand how can/could is used, it’s time to us them.  We can express and ask about ability by using these, in addition to be able to. Form                   …

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Special – IELTS – Writing Task II – Free-writing a Task

Welcome back, everyone! Let’s check out this Writing Task II I have. To some people, studying the past is the best way to help young people function well in the modern world.  To what extent do you agree or disagree? What other measures could…

Wheel of Life: September 2018 Edition – Grateful!

Period! Need I say more? Man, just looking back on some things that have happened at the beginning of this year and last year.  You know, some time around December, I remember going to a fitness class in the heart of Bangkok and seeing…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 2 – Episode 53 – Pronunciation Skill – Consonant Sounds

Consonant sounds can be very confusing.  Sometimes the ‘G’ sounds like ‘J,’ So, let’s go over some of these symbols, key words, and a few other things so you guys have more of an understanding. Grow – /g/ as in go      General – /jen/…