Tag: englishgrammar

ARSENIO’S ESL PODCAST | SEASON 5 EPISODE 118 | Vocabulary Development | Consequence phrases

Here’s a short blog/podcast on consequence phrases that could improve your writing and switch up the phrases you use. Match the causes (1-8) with their effects (a-h) As a consequence of their upbringing children with ____ Teenager behavior may be influence by ____ Poor…

ARSENIO’S ESL PODCAST | SEASON 5 EPISODE 117 | Reading/Listening | Is Your brain Ready Yet?

Welcome to another reading/listening! Today we’re going to be activating prior knowledge, and the task for you is to write down three stereotypes about teenagers and how they behave. Remember, STEREOTYPES. Share away! And in saying that, the rest of the questions are either…

ARSENIO’S ESL PODCAST | SEASON 5 EPISODE 126 | Discussion point | Terra-forming & Life On mars

Oh, the TOEFL readings in regards to life on Mars has been on my conscious, and it was another expanse that made me act this into a lesson, along with a video, questions, and an infographic to explain space travel. Fascinating topic for many…

TOEFL iBT | sPEAKING pART iv | chALLENGE

In this specific podcast, I will dissect a speaking Part IV audio and then record one for everyone to submit to me. Recently, I had a guy from Egypt share his TOEFL recording with me (and it should be coming out in podcast for…

BUSINESS ENGLISH PODCAST | interviewee | Hernan Sias | Business Bros Podcast | Developing Your Skillset

Back in late March when the entire world began their quarantines, I brought a teacher-friend of mine by the name of Hernan Sias back onto the ESL podcast. Oh, not the ESL this time, but the Business English podcast. In the midst of all…

ARSENIO’S ESL PODCAST | SEASON 5 EPISODE 116 | Study Skills | Aiming for clarity

In order to write with clarity, write so your reader can easily follow what you are trying to say. Do not use LONG WORDS and technical jargon (like most of these IVEY League junkies) simply in order to sound impressive. We’ve all been at…

Business English Podcast | Investment | Episode 003 | All Levels | Retirement Planning

Business English podcast is back! And it’s back with a BANG! I know, some of you are saying “retirement?! I’m trying to survive!” However, when your fight-or-flight system is engaged, your perception of life could also be foggy. This could be dangerous because you…

ARSENIO’S ESL PODCAST | SEASON 5 EPISODE 115 | Listening | Lecture on memory, questions & the mind

Here are some close listening techniques on how to follow abstract argumentation, as well as listening for main ideas. Nonetheless, you’re going to practice and number the main points (on my blog if you’re reading this elsewhere) in order. The lecturer…. ____ compares two…

ESL Learning Prices for April 2020

Welcome back to another blog, everyone! I’ve had a number of inquiries from all around the world come in about the services I have. Because it’s a huge quarantine, I’ve reduced my classes and test preparation courses 20-25% for this month. If you are…

IELTS Speaking | pronunciation | Linking Words

Welcome back to another ESL podcast, all! In today’s episode, I’m going to talk about why linking words is so underrated, as well as pronunciation in general. I might’ve gone over this briefly in a previous podcast (last year), but it’s never bad to…

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