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Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 1 – First Conversation: Thai & French Accents!

This was a podcast I did at the very beginning stages of my podcast.  I’m finally getting around to developing podcast art and making shownotes for this particular podcast, so I hope you guys enjoy this one! International Guest Speakers on French and Thai…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Special – IELTS – Part 2 – Giving a Talk

Welcome back to another IELTS coaching!  Today is Episode 002, and I’ll be talking about giving a talk. So, if you guys don’t already know, Part 2 is about the examiner asking you to talk about a specific topic.  The examiner will give you…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 3 – Discussion Questions/Critical Thinking

As promised, I wanted to implement some more developing thinking for my ESL learners around the globe (and for my native English speakers who aren’t asked these questions at school). Nourishment is the topic today.  It means the things that we need to stay…

Interviewee #18 – Soheir Ghanem on All Things E-Commerce

Soheir is the host of the eCommerce QueenBOSS podcast, a public speaker and a Fashion eCommerce entrepreneur.  Through her podcast and programs, she helps creative entrepreneurs to build an eCommerce business that sparks passion, and creates wealth in their lives, so they can share…

TOEIC: Causative Verbs

Causative verbs show that someone or something made a certain action happen.  The most common causative verbs are get, make, and have.  Verbs like order, cause, force, and want can also be causative verbs.  They are followed by noun clauses. If the direct object of…

TOEFL: Main Clause Structure; Partial & Complete Main Clauses

If a sentence has a subject, it must have a verb unless it’s a double-comparison structure. If a sentence consists of a main clause and subordinate clause, each should have a subject and a verb. The clause word is placed at or very near…

TOEIC: Transition Words

There are my absolute FAVORITE! I remember back in my college days my professor said to me, “if you can put transition words in your essay, I’ll give you A’s.  It needs flow.”  So, I did.  The result = A’s! These transition words, just…

TOEIC: Grammar: Prepositions

Prepositions link their objects to the other structures within the sentence.  They’re used to show placement, time, direction, cause, and location. At is used with a specific time of day. We will meet at 2:00pm. On is used with a specific day or date. I…

TOEIC: Incomplete Sentences + Text Completion

Welcome back to a full-on blog and episode (in the YouTube video down below) about the two areas of grammar that’s features on the TOEIC test. Without further ado – let’s get into it. Directions: Select the best answer to complete the sentence.  The…

TOEIC Grammar: Double Comparatives & Order of Adverbs

Double comparatives Our nation gets fatter and fatter every year. more and more + adjective : The problem is getting more and more difficult to solve.To say that something is increasing all the time. We can use comparatives with the definite article the The…

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