Tag: englishfirst

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 5 – Episode 7 – Vocabulary Preview for the Reading Text

Welcome back, everyone! This is a prelude to the big reading about “online friends” coming up on the next podcast. Here are some definitions and words (in bold) that you will need to match. Listen to my podcast for the answers! I’d actually class…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 5 – Episode 6 – Study Skills – Proof-reading Challenge!

Welcome back to a challenge! I love doing these proof-reading challenges. It’s time to test your grammar skills out! When writing, you should edit your draft until you’re happy with it. I did this all the time while I was in university; and I…

International Guest Speaker: Erica Andrade on Life in The US of A!

Speaker 1: (00:00)Guys…welcome back to Arsenio’s ESL Podcast! Hey, it’s a special, Oh my God. A very special day. You know what, there was one time, I think it had to be the morning, right? And I had got on and I got a…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 5 – Episode 4 – Vocabulary – Achievements & Difficulties

Welcome back to another vocabulary! Today is the first episode of vocabulary in season 5, and we’re getting into some good stuff. Here goes some vocabulary words and other questions for you! Studying for four weeks without a break was quite a trial and…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 5 – Episode 3 – Discussion Points – Social Commerce

Oh, back-to-back days of discussion points? LET’S GO! So remember, e-commerce — over 60% of internet users around the world bought something online last year. 370 billion spent online in 2016, and by the time 2020 rolls around, 615 billion expected to be spent…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 5 Introduction (Advanced Level)

WOW! 1.5 five years and 4 seasons later, I’ve reached the biggest level of them all: advanced. I first began at the elementary level before going into pre-intermediate, small segment of intermediate, and then upper-intermediate. Now we’re here at the most difficult season of…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 134 (Season Finale) – Pronunciation – Linking Same Consonant Sounds

Here’s is the ultimate finale! It’s been an unbelievable season and I’m so grateful for all of you who have stayed with me on this journey. Let’s top this season 4 off with a BANG. When we link one word with the next, sounds…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 133 – Grammar – Whatever, Wherever, Whoever

We use whoever, whenever, whichever, whatever, however when it doesn’t make any difference who, when, which, etc. The clause which contains whatever, whoever, etc, can come at the start of the sentence or in the middle. Whatever I do, you’re always angry with me….

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 132 – Study Skills – Effective Note-Taking

How do you usually make notes on audio programs you listen to? Videos on YouTube? Or even in classrooms? Do you review your notes after the lesson? If so, how do you do it? If not, why not? Note-Taking Skills Note-taking skills are essential,…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: IELTS Speaking – Part 1 – Future

We’re back with some more IELTS! And because my other IELTS blogs have been viewed a dozen times a day, I decided to create some more. In addition, if you guys are interested in the Part II & III, it’s available on my IELTS…