Tag: englishgrammar

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 45 – Passive Voice (Intermediate)

We have a difficult ESL podcast/blog in store for today, so I want you guys to brace yourself because we’re going back over the passive voice! Listen/read the sentences. Which sentence is not in the passive? The prizes are given to the athletes. The…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 43 – Vocabulary – Collocations with Get

We’re going over get collocations today! Lots of words are paired with “get,” and here are some of them. Get angry Get in trouble Get behind you Get started Get good grades Get help Get the message Get upset Get in shape Get wet Complete…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 42 – Speaking – Agreeing/Disagreeing (Intermediate)

Welcome back to another episode and welcome back to my first played audio in a WHILE! The last time I did this, it was in season 1. So, with that being said, we’re going to be talking about famous cities and discussing whether or…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 41 – Vocabulary – Homophones

Hello, everyone! I’m now bringing to you some intermediate homophones! Homophones are words that have the same pronunciation but different meanings. For example, compliment and complement. You can usually determine which word is being used by its context. Flying Singapore Airlines must complement the…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Pronunciation – Numbers in American/British English

So, while I was teaching my student from a Cambridge designed book yesterday, I couldn’t help but realize some of the numbers they said in the recording that kind of annoyed me.  Not distinguishing between 13-30 could be tragic, so I decided to make…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: TOEIC – Reading Practice Part II

Welcome back, everyone! It’s been a long time coming, so I decided to bring back some reading for you guys and it’s going to be a little difficult to go back and forth on pages. Make sure you tune into the note I wrote. …

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 40 – Grammar – Present Conditionals (Intermediate)

Welcome back! I’m bringing back a more intermediate form of conditionals today, but this is essentially a review for the majority of you out there who haven’t found this podcast on my spotify. In conditional sentences, like I said a long time ago, one…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: IELTS – T/F/NG Questions (Reading)

Oh, we’re finally at the reading portion of the IELTS! This is the big one and the biggest one of them all. I do hope that you guys tune into this so you understand.  Today is just a glimpse of what’s to come.  I…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 39 – Pronunciation – Intonation in Conditional Sentences

First and foremost, I now have the first of five phases (pronunciation course) available on UDEMY. If you’re adamant with improving your enunciation in the work space, traveling, in the classroom, community, online with friends, etc….hit the link down below. UDEMY Pronunciation Course Welcome…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 38 – Vocabulary – Prefixes with Food

Welcome back to another vocabulary building day, and in this episode and blog, it’s time to break down how to use prefixes with food.  Let’s hop to it! Prefix 1a Match these words with the definitions. Overcooked – precooked – recooked – undercooked not…