Month: May 2019

Arsenio’s TOEIC Live Coaching: Episode 016 – Questions for YouTube/Podcast

Hello, all! Here are the questions that I promised you. Make sure you answer them at a chance to win a free teaching hour with me on a topic of your choice! 4) What is the purpose of the talk? A) To address customers’…

Listen First Trust Tips

Think back over your interactions with others during the past week, both at work and at home. Think of a time when you did or didn’t Listen First. What were the results? What would have been the results if you had behaved differently? Of…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 49 – Developing Writing – A Film Review

Work with a friend, partner, sibling or anyone and rank these, from 1-10 (1 = not important, 10 = very important) when deciding to watch a film. In the podcast down below….. the star and supporting actors the genre (comedy, science fiction, etc) the…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 48 – Collocations with Do & Make (Upper Intermediate)

I’ve done this a many of times already, but we have to keep practicing. The verbs do and make are used in numerous expressions in English. Many words and phrases can only go with one of these two verbs and not the other. It…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 47 – Pronunciation – Structure Words After Focus Words

It is especially important to de-emphasize structure words that follow a focus word. If a listener hears a pitch jump on a structure word after a focus word, the important focus word might get lost. Listen to my podcast down below and underline the…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 46 – Grammar – Adverb Clauses of Concession

You are going to learn how to use adverb clauses to present contrasting information and show the order of events, how to give reasons in a discussion or debate, and how to use your tone of voice to express disagreement politely. You are then…

The Biggest Thing Most Podcasters Do Wrong? 21 Questions

There’s one individual, who’s extremely tactful (and won’t name), who boasts his earnings, mentors, people making money, millionaires, blah blah blah. I don’t really care about that….I care about how are you pushing humanity forward. Entrepreneurs, as egotistical as they are, are shoulder shrugs…

Holding Others Accountable + Trust Tips

It’s vastly important to understand how much accountability builds trust in culture. When leaders don’t hold people accountable, the opposite is true. People feel it’s unfair: “Well, look what he did….and he got off free!” It creates a sense of disappointment, inequity, and insecurity….

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 45 – Vocabulary Development – Comparing & Contrasting

Categorize the words in the box into the chart down below. by the same token, despite, usually, in spite of, in the same way, on the contrary, similarly, whereas Word and phrases that compare Words and phrases that contrast 2. Choose the correct word…