Tag: grammarlearning

ARSENIO’S ESL PODCAST | SEASON 5 EPISODE 142 | Grammar | Adding Emphasis

We’re diving into “adding emphasis” in a very deep way, so you guys better get ready for this extra-long explanation!

ARSENIO’S ESL PODCAST | SEASON 5 EPISODE 139 | GRAMMAR | NOMINAL CLAUSES

A nominal clause is a group of words that performance the same function as a noun. They can be the subject or object of a sentence; Example: Families are getting smaller (= subject) // The UN estimates that by 2030 the world will need…

ARSENIO’S ESL PODCAST | SEASON 5 EPISODE 129 | Vocabulary | Defining Factors – Collocations

We’re back with some collocations! It’s been a LONG TIME since I’ve done a collocations podcast, so here we are!

ARSENIO’S ESL PODCAST | SEASON 5 EPISODE 120 | gRAMMAR | INVERTED conDITIONALS: unREAL pAST reVIEW

We’re back with a special review of something that I had already recovered in the previous season. There’s no harm in reviewing! So, with that being said, more emphasis can be placed on the result of unreal past conditionals using the following inverted construction;…

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 56 – Grammar – Other Conditionals

Welcome back to another special! And on today’s podcast I’m going over other conditionals that you could possibly see in academic. Here’s the rundown. Unless = if …..not, except if. We won’t be able to swim unless the swimming pool is open. As long…

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 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….

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