Tag: coach

As A Mentor/Coach…..This Will Happen

Imagine trying to have a conversation with a boy/girl you took under your wings for 3 years.  The first day you met him/her, you knew she were oozing with great potential.  Since you were heading down this career path from the beginning, you quickly…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 2 – Episode 34 – Grammar – Too & (not) enough

At the end of the sentence comes “too” and at the beginning comes “also.”  Also is used as linker that adds information.  This will help a lot of non-NES and NES speakers with papers to create flow.  However, a problem most have, including native…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 2 – Episode 33 – Grammar – Less…..than, (not) as ……. as

This could be very difficult for a lot of ESL learners.  One time, back at my old job, I had to teach some university students about this because of course, they were learning it in university.  I’m here today to break it down for…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 2 – Episode 32 – Pronunciation Skill – Pronouncing Final Consonant /t/ Before Another Consonant

As I went over on my previous podcast, this one is very similar because in order for you to sound like a native speaker of English, you’ll have to learn how to link words. I’ve been over this quite a few times already, and…

IELTS Speaking – Word Linking

When a word begins with a vowel sound and the previous words ends in a consonant sound, we link the two sounds together in continuous natural speech.  Word linking, which is strongly encouraged, will score you pretty high in your IELTS examination; in addition…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 2 – Episode 30: Vocabulary Skill – Adjectives Ending In -ing & -ed

Ahhh! Some of you out there are confused to what past tense verbs and adjectives ending in -ed are, huh? Example: I bored or I am bored? Example: I jumped or I am jumped? This would more than likely help you right off the back, if…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 2 – Episode 29: Grammar = Comparatives & Superlatives

Comparatives and superlatives.  You know, when I was young, I didn’t understand the difference between than & then.  I was never taught that in grade school, so I would constantly make mistakes over and over until I finally figured out, within the past 5 years,…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 2 – Episode 28 – Speaking Skill – Making Polite Requests

Oh, making polite requests are vastly important.  I’ve seen people make some of the worst requests; as you remember, the man at the bottom of a hotel in Kuala Lumpur who didn’t want to wait in line to ask an obvious question. These things…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 2 – Episode 26 – Pronunciation – Word Linking

When a word begins with a vowel sound and the previous words ends in a consonant sound, we link the two sounds together in continuous natural speech.  Word linking, which is strongly encouraged, will score you pretty high in your IELTS examination; in addition…

Lewis Howes’ Masks of Masculinity Book Review: Stoic & Athlete Mask – Episode 3

I decided to break these down in increments of two (1/4) because I feel it would me too much material to handle in one go.  So, here’s a breakdown of the STOIC and Athlete masks. The STOIC mask somewhat relates to the Alpha Mask…

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