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Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 66 | Listening | Smart Cities

In today’s podcast, i’m going to speak about which cities I’ve lived in, in the past five years, have changed, as well as a few other things that revolve around technology. Then, you’re going to listen to two students discussing a presentation Laure and…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 64 | Phrasal Verbs | Academic Collocations

Welcome back to some more collocations! Always excited to bring you guys more phrasal verbs, so let’s get into it before we do the reading! Complete the table down below with the words in the box. ample beyond growing hold(v) hypothetical in into lend…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 63 | Pronunciation for Speaking | Preparing & Rehearsing Talking Points

Effective pronunciation ensures your audience can engage with your ideas, not so much big words (which would have your audience lost, based on the setting). Focus on the key features to make your delivery successful: Make sure you are very confident with the pronunciation…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 62 | Speaking Skill | Referring to Other Speakers

When we present ideas as a group, we can use our knowledge of what the other speakers are going to say or have said. Referring forward and backward helps to make links clear for the audience. X will explain more about….. This will be…

UDEMY Pronunciation Course (Phase 1) Now Available!

Speaker 1: (00:00)Guys. Welcome back to another episode Arsenio’s ESL podcast. Today is one of those special very special days, guys, man, I’d been working on this for a long time, but man, it’s been a long time coming. I finally overcame procrastination within…

70,000 plays for my ESL Podcast. THANK YOU!

Wow! Not to be negative, but Buzzsprout did screw me over on this. Not only did they give me false hope when I got 2,000 plays in a day, but then they took away the plays and completely stalled the consistent climb to stardom….

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 48 | Pronunciation | Rules & Practice

Let’s go over some basics here. In English, there are many initial clusters with two consonant sounds and some with three. Prayed (not parade) Stream (not steam) Many initial clusters with two and three consonants sounds contain /r/ or /l/. To practice basic /r/…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 39 | Pronunciation | Consonant Clusters Exercise

Welcome back to another pronunciation podcast.  This is a follow-up to what I talked about in my previous pronunciation podcast, which was the introduction of two, three, and four consonant clusters.  So remember, some languages do not have consonant clusters, making it very difficult…

TOEFL iTP – Grammar – Adjective & Adverb Endings

We’re back and blogging once again! I had taken some time off because I hit work-overload with workshops. Apologies, but I’m back and happier than ever to bring you guys today some interesting rules for adverbs and adjectives, regardless if you’re learning TOEFL or…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 5 – Episode 23 – Pronunciation – Linking ‘T’ to ‘Y’ & ‘D’ to ‘Y’

Welcome back to another ESL pronunciation! Today we’re going to be talking about, in the podcast, how to link sounds together. Using “di-ja” and don-cha. Remember, it is not necessary to use it in your own speech. It is more important that you recognize…