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Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 86 | Study Skills | Reflective Learning

Your performance as a student/learner (because we all are) is LIKELY to develop the habit of putting time aside to reflect on how you learn. You will find that you study more effectively if you consider, for example: changes in your motivational levels changes…

Premium ESL Podcast Debuting Soon | Business English!

This is another MASSIVELY monumental moment for me. For the first time since the ESL podcast’s inception, I will be creating a premium ESL podcast on a new Canadian Startup site called mocha.fm. I’m unbelievably excited about this because I was reached out to…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 83 | Study Skills | Overcoming Nerves

Feeling nervous before giving a talk is a natural part of the process.  To ensure the nervous excitement you feel has a positive impact on your performance, do the following. (In the podcast) Prepare carefully — be confident about what you are going to…

TOEFL iTP | 1 on 1 Coaching | Listening Part C | Crater Lake

Here’s another follow–up from yesterday’s podcast! If you guys are interested in yesterday’s, make sure you tune into the previous podcast! 1. A. On a bus    B. At crater lake national park    C. In a hotel    D. In Portland, Oregon 2….

Arsenio’s ESL Pronunciation Course: Introduction to Phase III!

Grateful! The third course will be launched within a week, and for all my YouTube family, if you’re interested in 2 hours of exclusive content and a follow-up of the previous two courses, let’s get into it! When I launch the course (or when…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 81 | Discussion Point | Global Spread of Companies/Preserving Culture

As you guys may know, Estonia has banned Starbucks from setting up shop in the country. Explanation? Preserve the caf├ęs and culture of the country. Smart move. Vientiane, Laos, circa 2018, didn’t have any fast-food chains or name-brand coffee shops within their capital. Smart?…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 80 | Pronunciation for Speaking | Emphasis for Hedging

When hedging, emphasis can be used to imply agreement or disagreement — this is what I’ll be discussing in today’s podcast. Implied agreement Emphasis can be placed on the adverb or can. It is certainly true that …… Despite some criticism, it can be…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 79 | Speaking Skill | Obtaining Consensus

In a discussion, it is important to establish when the group reaches agreement. So, have we agree that… We all seem to be of the same opinion. Different approaches can be taken to get everyone’s view. These can be more or less structures. Should…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 78 | Grammar | Heading with be, can, could

When speaking in an academic context, it is common to avoid making strong statements. This enables the speaker to discuss different ideas without committing to any particular theory. Heading with Be When hedging with be, use adverbs to show the degree of certainty of…

TOEFL iTP | Errors with Singular and Plural Nouns | Structure & Written Expression

Underlined nouns in the Written Expression section may be incorrect because they are plural but should be singular, or because they are singular but should be plural. Sometimes it is clear that a singular subject is incorrectly used because the verb is plural, or…