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TOEIC: Strategy Practice – Part II (Time Test)

Hello, all! I was thinking of doing a video with this blog, but since it’s a test run for the many of you, I’ve decided to just post it up for you guys to practice.  Remember to send me your answers!   11. The…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: What To Say/Not To Say

So, there has been some discussion going around in the world that pertains to “labeling.”  Labeling can have severe repercussions when visiting other countries.  If you don’t know a specific group of people, labeling them can be very detrimental and sometimes dangerous. Example, when…

TOEIC: Grammar – Verb Tenses Breakdown + PDF

Present Simple: walk, do, speak, come, eat, jump, catch Past Simple: walked, did, spoke, came, ate, jump, caught Past Participle: walked, done, spoken, come, eaten, jumped, caught Present Continuous: walking, doing, speaking, coming, eating, jumping, catching These tenses are pretty basic in general, but the TOEIC…

TOEIC: Text Completion #3

Dear Arsenio,   It was great to finally meet you in person on Tuesday.  I hope you enjoyed the wonderful lunch.  The food was amazing, wasn’t it? I’m excited about our company’s new _________________ campaign.  I think we will be able to sell lots…

TOEFL: Main Clause Structure; Partial & Complete Main Clauses

If a sentence has a subject, it must have a verb unless it’s a double-comparison structure. If a sentence consists of a main clause and subordinate clause, each should have a subject and a verb. The clause word is placed at or very near…

TOEIC: Subordinating Conjunctions

Subordinating conjunctions link a main clause with a subordinate clause.  There are different kinds of conjunctions that show different kinds of relationships between two clauses. Time: before, after, while, when, until, as soon as Please take these packages to the post office before it…

TOEIC: Coordinating Conjunctions

Welcome back to some more grammar work! Today is coordinating conjunctions! Coordinating conjunctions are basically transitional phrases, linking words, phrases or independent clauses.  And links similar ideas. We need five tables and forty chairs. John writes the reports and Mary edits them. But links…

TOEIC-TOEFL-IELTS: What Are Your Academic Goals?

To my students all over the world, you have to initiate the power of goal-setting. Without having any goals or end-goals in mind, things will never manifest in life. I’m a living proof of that because I stayed at a job that wasn’t helping…

TOEIC: Text Completion #1 + PDF

For my TOEIC students studying around the world, here’s a nice, simple text completion (with PDF down below) for you guys to complete.  Simple and quick with just a few questions, but really look into the answers, which are basically in present, past, perfect…

Napoleon Hill – Definite Chief Aim – Lesson 1

I think graduation is bulls***! Why would anyone want to graduate from learning? – Vishen Lakhiani Our entire lives we’re told to go to university, get a 4 year degree, graduate and the life/job will be there waiting for us.  We will end up…

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