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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 64 | Phrasal Verbs | Academic Collocations

Welcome back to some more collocations! Always excited to bring you guys more phrasal verbs, so let’s get into it before we do the reading! Complete the table down below with the words in the box. ample beyond growing hold(v) hypothetical in into lend…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 111 – Reading – Australian Survives Fall (Patreon Special)

Here’s a Patreon reading for all of you, and of course, we have to talk about the second half of the story (which will be found on my Patreon Silver Badge). So make sure you tune in! Eric Langworth, a 22-year-old student from Australia,…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 105 – Study Skills – Overcoming Writer’s Block

Writer’s block. Luckily, I’ve never been through a situation (even in school) where I was completely stuck. However, most writers have this happen all the time. Entrepreneur Tim Ferriss says “write just one bad page a day.” If that’s not a good enough technique…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: International Guest Speaker: Veronika of Russia on Cultural Exchange & Humble

Finally! For the first time in my life, I’ve got myself a charismatic, driven, personable Russian friend! I’ve been wanting to get some awesome Russian folks on my podcast for the longest, so this is going to be a doozy! Veronika, who’s from Russia…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 34 – Close Listening – Listening for Rhetorical Questions

Rhetorical questions are common in academic discussions and debates. They sound like normal questions, sometimes with stronger intonation, but they are not real questions, and the speaker does not expect an answer. Rhetorical questions are used to state a point the speaker believes is…

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: Season 3 – Episode 52 – Grammar – Defining Relative Clauses

Defining relative clauses are finally here! These types of sentence variations are my absolute favorite, so I wanted to take some time uploading it to ensure you understand fully. Read the sentences. The words in bold are relative pronouns. Use them to complete the…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 35 – Vocabulary – Word Families (Round II)

Who loves word families?! Oh, yes! I just can’t get enough of them! Seriously, a lot of you can benefit considerably by knowing what part of speech a word is.  Prefixes + suffixes change it all — most times.  So, here’s another table and…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 34 – Grammar – Making Contrasts

Welcome back, everyone! Time to do some more contrasts! For those of you who didn’t tune into my IELTS writing a few weeks ago, I’m going over it again in general English form.  Less and fewer are comparatives.  They are the opposite of more. …

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