Tag: funenglish

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…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 57 – Pronunciation – Stress in Words with Suffixes (Part II)

Hello, everyone! We’re back with some great stuff this morning, and I’m even more excited to go back over stressing in words with suffixes. -sion/-tion disCUSsion polLUTion -cious/tious deLIcious ficTItious -fic/-tic/-mic speCIfic athLEtic -cial fiNANcial comMERcial -ity aBILity comMODity Repeat the words out loud,…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 57 – Vocabulary Skill – Using Descriptive Adjectives

You can make what you say more interesting by not relying on the same adjectives all the time. Try to use more descriptive language. For example, instead of saying a room is very dirty, you could say it’s grimy or filthy. We have an…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Special – TOEFL Idioms Part V

Welcome back, everyone! I’m bringing to you today another special — TOEFL IDIOMS! I haven’t done this in some time, but here’s the next round! Cut corners To do something badly or to savesome time The architect cut corners on the bridge’s construction, which…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 53 – Vocabulary Skills – Suffixes -ful & -less

Welcome back to another ESL podcast! I’m back with some more vocabulary today, and of course, your favorite type of skill…. SUFFIXES! Two common suffixes you can add to words to make adjectives are -ful and -less. The suffix -ful means “full of” (fearful…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Special – TOEIC Listening – Part II

Welcome back, everyone! Just to let you know, this is more of a cheatsheet. This is the conversations and responses in written form, something you wouldn’t see on the actual test. Now, before scrolling down, make sure you tune into the podcast (which was…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 50 – Developing Vocabulary – Phrasal Verbs Connected with Sports

We’re back with some more phrasal verbs! Because these particular blogs and podcasts are very popular, I love to debut them weekly. Here we go! She took up a new sport because she was bored during the winter. You should always warm up before…

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: Season 3 – Episode 47 – Pronunciation: Rhythm

Welcome back, everyone! We’re entering a more difficult phase of pronunciation, and I’m happy to bring to you today the basis of rhythm in phrases and sentences. Basic rhythm patterns in phrases and sentences. The kinds of words that are generally stressed. The kinds…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 43 – Vocabulary – Collocations with Get

We’re going over get collocations today! Lots of words are paired with “get,” and here are some of them. Get angry Get in trouble Get behind you Get started Get good grades Get help Get the message Get upset Get in shape Get wet Complete…

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