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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: Nathan on IELTS Writing Tasks, Mistakes, Solutions

This is the beginning of a new series! I love bringing teachers, consultants and students on to do live coaching, or teachers who can give tips about test preparation courses or anything English in general. Today we’re talking about IELTS and Nathan, who’s living…

TOEIC Reading: Agendas and Letters + YouTube

Welcome back to another TOEIC, everyone! So the target today is to go over this on the YouTube down below. So, what you can do is of course figure out what the answers are first and then watch my YouTube video, or you can…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: IELTS Speaking Part I – Television

Where do you usually watch TV programmes/shows? Why or why not? What’s your favorite TV programme/show? Why? Are there any programmes/shows you don’t like watching? Why/why not? Do you think you will watch more TV or fewer TV programmes/shows in the future? Why/why not?…

IELTS Reading: Reading Passage + YouTube

Welcome back to another IELTS Reading video, everyone! Here’s a downloadable microsoft word document for you guys, or you can just read the rest of the blog and do it yourself. However, the key here is to watch my YouTube video at the bottom!…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 55 – Pronunciation – Emphatic Stress

We, Americans, LOVEEEEEE using Emphatic Stress (did you see it?). Guys, sometimes when you speak, you can draw attention to certain words by giving them extra emphasis. These could be adjectives (huge, crazy, tiny) and adverbs (extremely, totally, slowly). Notice the change in emphasis…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Additional Relative Clauses Exercise

Hello, everyone! As promised, here’s the second installment of the podcast/blog I did WAYYYY earlier today. I wanted to go more in-depth with clauses because I know a few of you may have not understood. Extreme ironing is an unusual sport which was invented…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 49 – Developing Vocabulary – Collocations Related to Work

This is a two-episode week of developing vocabulary, which I think a lot of you may be looking forward to. Today we’re going over some regular collations with work. So, to break it down, some verbs and nouns naturally go together. There are verb/noun…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Weekend Special – IELTS – Speaking Part I

We’ve got IELTS speaking back! Since these were some great podcasts/blogs, I decided to bring them back on weekends that I don’t have a special. Super excited about going over some of these questions and giving you a couple sentences that follow, but it’s…