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Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 104 | Critical Thinking| Generation Spending Habits by Household

Generation spending habits. Boy, these are some shocking details. You know, Gen X and Gen B loves to “s***” on the millennials, but if we actually break down the figures, Gen X are the biggest spenders is 4 of the 6 major categories. Funny….

TOEFL iTP | Idioms & Expressions | Mini-lesson #1

I’ve done lots of TOEFL idioms podcast (probably going up to about number 8), but i felt like they weren’t as effective. Yes, the podcast plays show that they were fire, but I’m going through a more systematic approach now. In this podcast, I’m…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 98 | Vocabulary Development | Words for Relationships

Words for relationships! Vocabulary development is back, as usual, and today I’m going over different verbs and verb phrases so that you can implement them in your writing. We need to take care of the situation so it doesn’t deteriorate any further. Invaders tend…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 96 | Speaking Model | Forming Inversions & Debates

Welcome back to another speaking model! Today I’m going to briefly go over the grammatical side of inversions, and then I’m going to go into the speaking model and have some questions at the bottom for you. So, when we talk about inversions, we…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 95 | Critical Thinking | Evaluating Conclusions

Once you’ve identified the conclusion of a formal argument, it’s important to evaluate its logic. One way to do this is to look for flaws in the way it is presented. Common logical fallacies assocaited with conslusions are: Irrelevant conclusions — where the conclusion…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 94 | Reading | Suburbs of The Future

Here we are with a long reading (listening) that’s going to help you in a number of ways. The most important aspect of this podcast is understanding and identifying similarities and differences between multiple viewpoints. This can help you form a broader understanding of…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 91 | Vocabulary Development | Phrasal Verb Academic Alternatives

We’re back with some vocabulary development today, and like most of you have requested, phrasal verbs with academic alternatives! You very rarely hear the academic words spoken unless it’s in a professional environment. We have a tendency, as English speakers, to use phrasal verbs…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 86 | Study Skills | Reflective Learning

Your performance as a student/learner (because we all are) is LIKELY to develop the habit of putting time aside to reflect on how you learn. You will find that you study more effectively if you consider, for example: changes in your motivational levels changes…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 69 | Reading | The Global Financial Crisis of 2008

And here’s the big one! In my podcast down below, you’re going to here an article first on the 2008 financial crisis (plus the build-up). Then, some little snippets from the movie The Big Short. Longggg podcast, but truly mesmerizing. You’re going to listen…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 66 | Listening | Smart Cities

In today’s podcast, i’m going to speak about which cities I’ve lived in, in the past five years, have changed, as well as a few other things that revolve around technology. Then, you’re going to listen to two students discussing a presentation Laure and…

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