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Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 5 – Episode 23 – Pronunciation – Linking ‘T’ to ‘Y’ & ‘D’ to ‘Y’

Welcome back to another ESL pronunciation! Today we’re going to be talking about, in the podcast, how to link sounds together. Using “di-ja” and don-cha. Remember, it is not necessary to use it in your own speech. It is more important that you recognize…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 116 – Vocabulary + Speaking – Metaphors – Happiness and Sadness

This is a super interesting podcast and one that’s very highly sought after because people loved it. Nonetheless, tune into ways you can use metaphors of happiness and sadness, as well as the speaking task in my podcast down below. Complete the metaphors with…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 107 – Pronunciation Skill – Weak Form of As

Super happy to bring pronunciation back to you guys. In today’s episode, we’re going to talk about how enunciating the word “as” is often “weak” and sounds like it’s just a schwa. It can be difficult to hear the difference, but it is important…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 102 – Reading/Listening – Understanding The Global Economy

Welcome back to another episode on globalization. I have an article for your viewing, as well as my thoughts and three people who are talking about how globalization affects their workplace. Your shirt was made in China and your mobile phone comes from Japan….

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Katarina on Mindful Speaking/Speech (Transcript Available

Welcome back to another ESL podcast, everyone! Today was a special day to debut not only the ESL podcast, but the transcript! Now, I must warn you, I didn’t go through the entire manuscript, but here it is, along with the YouTube video and…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: TOEIC – Episode 015 – Part 3 Listening – Conversations

For those of you who watched my Facebook live, here are the questions I promised you. For those of you who will watch my YouTube down below, here are the questions — OF COURSE! Let’s get into this. How long has the man been…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 36 – Speaking Skill – Giving Examples

In order to express your ideas clearly and convincingly, it is important to give examples. Many learners of English use the phrase “for example,” but research shows this expression is used too often. The expressions below are more frequently used in academic English. An…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 32 – American & British Collocations with Have

This has always been one of my favorites! Many collocations use have in British English but take different verbs in American English. Also, some are expressed simply as verbs in american English. British Have a look/guess/shower Have a think/laugh/word American Take a look/guess/shower Think…

Arsenio’s ESL Silver Badge: Official Launch!

Boom! And just like that, I’ve finally unveiled my first ever Patreon badge. I’ve had a number of people over the past 4 years tell me that they wanted to contribute. They wanted to give back what I’ve been giving them in remuneration, but…

Introducing My Patreon: Silver Badge (ESL Learners) Sneak Peek #1

Boy, this has been a long-waited launch. Since the beginning of my podcast, which I’ll post at the bottom of the page, I always asked myself how can I give more and monetize? After listening to various opinions of people who have ALREADY BEEN…