Tag: englishforeignlanguage

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 5 – Episode 12 – Pronunciation – Linking Consonant to Consonant

What happens when you link one word ending with a consonant sound to the next word beginning with a different sound? Listen to the pronunciations down below in the podcast! I already ate_breakfast He had bad_credit Additional Sentences a. They cheat by copying other…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 5 – Episode 10 – Vocabulary Development – Synonyms and Register

A large part of academic writing is choosing language that is appropriate to your intended reader. Vocabulary that is appropriate in one context may not be appropriate in another. Learning a broad range of synonyms will help you adapt the register of your text….

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: IELTS Reading – False vs. NG [Not Given] – IELTS Book 14/Test 1

I was standing and putting my clothes on while a gym mate of mine asked me, “AJ (my nickname), I can’t seem to understand the difference between F/NG questions!” Yes, they can be unbelievably confusing, so I made it an oath to quickly find…

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 – Episode 2 – Discussion Points – Gatherings & Communities

We’re here with some discussion points! How interesting is this podcast going to be? Well, you know me. You can also use the questions down below as free-writing activities. Tune into the podcast and look at the ultimate facts. How humans have gathered together…

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…