Tag: conversation

ESL Worldwide Conversations Update

I’m so excited to be writing about this today. This has always been a dream of mine — to work for myself. Not only that, but to influence and help people achieve goals around the world under my OWN UMBRELLA. For years, I had…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 21 – Pronunciation Log – Rhythms

Welcome back to another ESL podcast! It’s time to log your enunciations of the following recordings that I have down below in the podcast. Make sure to keep these and here yourself maybe quarterly and compare yourself. This is a great way to track…

How to Become a Good Conversationalist: Part III – The Brazilian Model

So, this is an episode on how to increase your conversation capabilities.  Most of you don’t know how to converse, initiate, or to just be someone’s friend.  I’ve become a master at it, and this is how I’m going to show you how you…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3: The ‘How To’ Guide – How To Start Conversations

So, a very interesting conversation came up last Sunday morning with a student in my Sunday class and she said, “teacher, how do I speak with foreigners?” It’s one of the most difficult questions to answer, but in becoming a good conversationalist over the…

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…

How To Become A Good Conversationalist: Part II – Conversation Gambits

Things being discussed: How to become a conversationalist? What is a gambit? How to strike up a conversation? Different ways of identifying a gambit. You need to be profound. Looking for ways to strike an initiative. You need to be observant of people’s actions….

Napoleon Hill: Lesson Eight – The Habit of Doing More Than Paid For

A man is most efficient and will more quickly and easily succeed when engaged in work that he loves, or work that he performs in behalf of some person whom he loves. Here’s the introduction to one of the most important, life-long lessons that so many of…

Chief Factors Which Enter Into The Development of An Attractive Personality

First: Form the habit of interesting yourself in other people; and make it your business to find their good qualities and speak of them in terms of praise. Second: Develop the ability to speak with force and conviction, both in your ordinary conversational tones and before…

An Easy Way To Become A Good Conversationalist

Have you ever sat down with somebody and allowed them to talk for hours and hours? Ok, maybe not hours, but up to an hour at best.  They would probably label you as an active listener.  They would probably say that you’re one of…

Free writing & Free Speaking Topics: Part II (For ESL Students) *Downloadable PDF*

Freewriting & Freespeaking – Part II The downloadable link above is another array of miscellaneous topics to get your mind flowing with things you’ve probably never thought of. I’ve written on the last blog that this is especially crucial for countries which don’t ask…