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Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Presentation Skills – My Presentation at BIDC!

Here’s my presentation at BIDC Festival in Bangkok! Now, I wasn’t able to get the full audio, so it might be just 3 minutes in and cut off after 47 minutes. I apologize, but the content is here. I did a rough transcript of…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 18 – Grammar – Ever, Never, For, Since, Just, Already, Yet

Yes! The big SHABAAM is here! This could be super difficult for a lot of you, but to put this all on one blog will help the majority of you out there who seemingly don’t understand the concept of the words above.  I’m your…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: International Guest Speaker – Kyara of Mexico!

This was one of the best conversations I’ve had in a long time.  Kyara, who’s from Mexico, talked about some funny things, shared some wonderful locations to travel, and talked about her English language learning wisdom.  Here’s the podcast and show notes! International Guest…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 2 – Episode 56 – Pronunciation – Held ‘T’

After having a profound insight with one of my students this evening, I decided to do this week’s pronunciation lesson on the lesson I had with him.  I think it’s remarkable how amazing North American English is.  First, let’s break down the silent ‘T.’…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 2 – Episode 50 – Pronunciation – Syllable Work (Part II)

Hello, and welcome back to some more syllable work.  It’s always good to review, reflect, and practice saying particular words.  Again, stressing syllables is very important, so I want to go over some more syllable stressing in the next 2 pronunciation blogs and podcasts….

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 2 – Episode 44 – Pronunciation – Voice & Unvoiced Stretching

Hello, everyone! I want to emphasize how the stretch the vowel (voice) versus voiceless sounds.  Many of my students still have difficulty with producing the voice sounds compared to voiceless, so here’s an exercise for you!   /p/             …

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: International Guest Speaker – Vart of Armenia!

Today was a very special day. My goal, as you all know, is to bring on every nationality on the planet.  I know there will be difficulties bringing on some of the African nations like Yemen, Rwanda and Sierra Leone, but it could be…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 2 – Episode 43 – Grammar – Used To/Didn’t Use To

Used to and didn’t use to can sometimes be confusing, so I decided to make a short blog and podcast about it. I used to walk to school when I was younger. They didn’t use to go to the University of Wisconsin. Rules: We…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: International Guest Speaker – Nathan of Kazakhstan!

Someone from an up and coming language center in Kazakhstan liked one of my posts.  When she did, I checked her Instagram out and saw that she was an entrepreneur in Astana, Kazakhstan.  I reached out to her and she referred her husband over. …

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 2 – Episode 37 – Vocabulary – Personal Qualities

Ahh, excellent vocabulary for you guys to describe your family members or people you’re in contact with.  This is great for IELTS students around the globe, so let’s dive into some of these definitions. Vocabulary Well-organized: It’s very important for you to be organized, because…