Tag: englishgrammar

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 – 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….

IELTS Speaking Task: Part 1 – Age

Welcome back to IELTS speaking, everyone! Since one of my YouTube videos racked up a significant amount of views, I decided to do another one but also write up a few things for you down below, along with the video. Are you happy to…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 61 – Grammar – Modal Verbs of Speculation & Deduction (Present)

Oh! Back into the modal verbs! Love these like no tomorrow and of course, so happy to be back at them. Let’s dive into it. This must be a conspiracy theory. It might explain the words in his most famous speech ‘I have a…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Developing Writing – An Opinion Essay

Welcome back, everyone! I told you I would bring a surprise to you, and here it is! However, this isn’t an entire breakdown. More just useful words, expressions, and paragraph formatting. So, let’s look at this. Source: Gateway B2 Topic: It’s a bad idea…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Developing Speaking – Negotiating & Collaborating

I’m bringing negotiating and speaking back for one week! Maybe two. Just for these last couple of weeks. Upper Intermediate will surely have it, so stay tuned for that! Here’s a speaking bank and talking about different jobs in the world. 1. What do…

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…