Tag: englishvocabulary

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 89 | Developing Vocabulary | Collocations – Communication

We’re back with collocations! A lot of you love my developing vocabulary segments, and I do apologize for this specific genre going on a hiatus, but it has come back stronger than ever with a powerful punch. Let’s get into these. Which of these…

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 Pronunciation Course: Introduction to Phase III!

Grateful! The third course will be launched within a week, and for all my YouTube family, if you’re interested in 2 hours of exclusive content and a follow-up of the previous two courses, let’s get into it! When I launch the course (or when…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 81 | Discussion Point | Global Spread of Companies/Preserving Culture

As you guys may know, Estonia has banned Starbucks from setting up shop in the country. Explanation? Preserve the caf├ęs and culture of the country. Smart move. Vientiane, Laos, circa 2018, didn’t have any fast-food chains or name-brand coffee shops within their capital. Smart?…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 80 | Pronunciation for Speaking | Emphasis for Hedging

When hedging, emphasis can be used to imply agreement or disagreement — this is what I’ll be discussing in today’s podcast. Implied agreement Emphasis can be placed on the adverb or can. It is certainly true that …… Despite some criticism, it can be…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 79 | Speaking Skill | Obtaining Consensus

In a discussion, it is important to establish when the group reaches agreement. So, have we agree that… We all seem to be of the same opinion. Different approaches can be taken to get everyone’s view. These can be more or less structures. Should…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 73 | Reading | Risk-takers: Who Are They?

For the long reading, you’re going to have to listen and answer the questions down below in my podcast. With that being said, you have two tasks: completing the statements with no more than one word (IELTS style) and True, False, or Not Given….

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…

TOEFL iTP | 1 on 1 Coaching | Listening Part B | The Passport

Here goes another Part B! Questions are down below! Make sure you listen to the podcast! He’d lost his driver’s license. His identification wasn’t acceptable He didn’t have his checkbook. The ticket office was closed. On campus. In the Midvale Shopping Mall On Southland…