Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 2 – Episode 2 – Grammar – Articles

Welcome back to another ESL podcast and blog.  Today's special is on articles, and here are some of the rules down below. We don't use an article when we talk about things in general. We use a to talk about a singular, countable person or thing for the first time, or to say that the person or thing is... Continue Reading →


Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 2 – Episode 1 – Vocabulary Skill: Adding The Suffix – al, ment, tion, ence

Suffixes are word endings that change the meaning of a word.  We can use the suffix -al to change a noun into an adjective. Teaching is a difficult profession. (noun) My teacher is very professional. (adjective) Change these adjectives into nouns by removing the suffix. Typical - Personal - Natural - Verbal - Normal- Verb... Continue Reading →

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: The “How To” – Pronunciation Practice: Stressing 4-Syllable Words

Hello to everyone out there in the world! Today is a breakdown and pronunciation exercise.  The podcast features me speaking and practicing the enunciation of the words down below. ability accommodate accompany accumulate accuracy acquisition activity administer advertisement Agriculture allegation allocation alternative American analysis anticipate anxiety application appreciate architecture associate authority autonomy calculation capacity capitalism... Continue Reading →

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