Tag: grammar

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 130 – Developing Vocabulary – Phrasal Verbs: Communication

We’re back with some phrasal verbs of communication! It’s time to match the phrasal verbs in bold with the explanations 1-10. In a university staff meeting, Henry brought up the subject whether computers should replace traditional exams (pen and paper). He pointed out that…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 106 – Grammar – Making Comparisons while Speaking

Yes! We’re back with making comparisons! Instead of doing the basic grammar stuff that I normally do, in this podcast (and blog) I’ll be talking about how you can make comparisons while speaking. The…….the In spoken and written English, people often use the +…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 78 – Grammar – Advanced Future Forms

Advanced grammar for the future?! Oh, yes! You guys will be happy about this. This is the upper-intermediate version, so check out the rules, tune in and do some of these exercises down below! Present continuous for future We use the present continuous to…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: IELTS Listening Skills – Following a Conversation

Woohoo! This is the first of its kind! I’m super excited to debut this, and I’m even more excited that this will be in YouTube, podcast, and Facebook live form. Now, you guys will get this on Facebook live before anything else. The podcast…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 46 – Grammar – Adverb Clauses of Concession

You are going to learn how to use adverb clauses to present contrasting information and show the order of events, how to give reasons in a discussion or debate, and how to use your tone of voice to express disagreement politely. You are then…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 30 – Grammar – Using Can for Universal Truths

Can is used to talk about things that are often true or that are possible. (Be able to cannot) be used as a synonym for can in the sense.) Handmade items are very beautiful. Writers often hedge their use of can with adverbs such…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 24 – Grammar – Modal Verbs – Sentence Meanings & Situations

Welcome back to some more grammar! Today are more modals, but now we’re actually going to use them in real life situations, such as what I talk about in the podcasts. First, let me explain a few of these that I haven’t gone over…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 16 – Grammar – Another & Other

Welcome back to another ESL podcast, everyone! This is going to be a short one, but so many of my students have asked me about the differences between another and other. Here’s the breakdown of it. Other can be an adjective or a noun….

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 1 – Self-Awareness – Self-Evaluation

Guys! Welcome to the first episode of season 4! I just want to kick some things off before starting this. I want to do a self-awareness/self-evaluation before proceeding. To develop a skill, you first need to know where you’re starting from. What are your…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 77 – Grammar – Season Finale – Question Tags – Part II

Welcome to the finale! I just want to say thank you so much for this amazing season. A very LONGGGG season, but so grateful for the process. No, I won’t be stopping podcasts because that will disrupt the learning flow and learning is constant…

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