Tag: englishfirst

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 63 – Grammar – Modal Verbs of Speculation & Deduction (Past)

Here’s the second grammar section, which is a follow-up from the “present” modals I’ve already done. Some people might have known about her. This girl must have been the princess. She may have deceased. This could have happened anywhere, but unfortunately it happened here…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: International Guest Speaker – Actress/Tedx Speaker Ariane del Melo of Brazil

Had the wonderful pleasure of bringing on an amazing human being. International Guest Speakers are back in action! Tune in for some great stuff and the show notes are down below. Get in touch with Ariane del Melo, a TED Speaker. Links: Website: https://arianedemelo.com/?fbclid=IwAR1rRavbaHWMZyf_Kp6QKp1069QnDFgmkbg5ADQRHWR-AiQPv2r_NSthiHk…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Developing Vocabulary – Idioms Connected with Health & Illness

Some great idioms for you travelers who will travel, or are already currently living abroad. Some nurses and hospital/clinic staff use idioms to cover up what’s actually being said. Here are some of them. I think I’m coming down with the flu. To be…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Developing Vocabulary – Phrasal Verbs Connected with Money & Shopping

Welcome back to another ESL podcast! I’m here to bring you some Phrasal Verbs. Yes! We’re back with Phrasals! Look at the phrasal verbs used in these sentences and match them with the definitions. If you want to buy a tablet, you should set…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 62 – Vocabulary – Adjective Suffixes

We’re back with some more suffixes! Hope you guys like this one, but it’s a bit difficult, so brace yourself! Which of these words are noun and adjectives: Aristocracy, aristocratic, care, careful, careless, comfort, comfortable, fame, famous, luck, lucky, science, scientific, terrible, terror, uncomfortable….

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 60 – Pronunciation – Linking of Same Consonants

Welcome back to Part IV of linking same consonants! I’ve done this before a while back, but practice makes perfection and here’s another lesson! When the same consonant sound appears at the end of one word and at the beginning of another word, it…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Vocabulary – Work Conditions & Responsibilities

Welcome to the specials, people! I told you that I would be unleashing a tirade of podcasts/blogs this weekend because I’m a bit backlogged, and so let’s kick it off with some vocabulary and a nice excerpt from one of my favorite books about…

Business English: Episode 002 – How NOT To Be a Conversation Killer

Oh, this had to be the most glorious thing I’ve come across in any book in an extremely long time. There were those times that I cringed at every little thing I would hear someone say to someone else because either them not being…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 59 – Vocabulary Skill – Working out Meaning from Context

Welcome back to some more vocabulary skills! Love doing this and will have loads more coming up in the next course. When you hear a new word, you can write it down to look up later, but try to get the meaning as you…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: TOEIC Reading Comprehension – General Text

Welcome back to some TOEIC Reading! So, here’s the format/paragraph that I’ll be doing. The YouTube video will be coming shortly, but the podcast will suffice for now because I came down with some allergies. Stay tuned! Online water/sewer payment Welcome to the Worthwood…