Tag: confident

The Enlightenment Series: S1 – E2 – Carla Trigo on

It’s been a long time coming, but Carla and I finally had the opportunity to connect on a wonderful Facebook live (both in YouTube and podcast format) in a very captivating and enlightening chat about a wide variety of things. You guys are going…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 41 – Developing Speaking – Presentations

Presentations are here and let’s do a little bit of speaking. What do you think these ideas mean? “When we go online, we enter an environment that promotes cursory reading, hurried, and distracted thinking, and superficial learning.” “We are evolving from being cultivators of…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 24 – Speaking – Encouraging Communication

There are several ways to encourage communication using questions.  As a teacher, I love asking the follow-up question technique.  If my student constantly gives me 1-7 word responses (with no open-ended answers), I would either create an easy task or have them read out…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 9 – Vocabulary – Do & Make

Welcome back to another blog, everyone!  Very grateful and also fascinated that many of my students have problems with these two particular verbs.  Do & Make, two verbs that are often confused, will be broken down in today’s podcast and blog. Use DO for actions, obligations,…

Napoleon Hill – Wife’s Creed

In relation to my Napoleon Hill podcast (below the creed), this is what the woman, who’s remarks carried her husband’s ambitions for becoming one of the most successful dentists in the state of Virginia, wrote down and made a copy of over her man’s…

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