Tag: ielts

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 91 | Vocabulary Development | Phrasal Verb Academic Alternatives

We’re back with some vocabulary development today, and like most of you have requested, phrasal verbs with academic alternatives! You very rarely hear the academic words spoken unless it’s in a professional environment. We have a tendency, as English speakers, to use phrasal verbs…

Business English Podcast is Officially Here!

I’ll have to reiterate again that I’m so unbelievably happy that I was approached with a massive opportunity at hand to make a premium podcast. There are other available hosting websites out there, but they don’t have a huge payout for the content creators,…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 90 | Critical Thinking | Languages at School

This is an awesome podcast of me discussing how important language is, when I first started learning a new language, what did I learn learning Spanish in high school for two years (and didn’t learn anything) versus 2 months in college (and learned way…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 89 | Developing Vocabulary | Collocations – Communication

We’re back with collocations! A lot of you love my developing vocabulary segments, and I do apologize for this specific genre going on a hiatus, but it has come back stronger than ever with a powerful punch. Let’s get into these. Which of these…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 88 | Grammar | Review of Conditional Forms (Corrections)

Welcome back to another review of conditional forms, people! In this episode, I want to correct some sentences with you guys by either adding or changing a word. I’ve reviewed conditionals a number of times already, so you can always refer back to the…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 86 | Study Skills | Reflective Learning

Your performance as a student/learner (because we all are) is LIKELY to develop the habit of putting time aside to reflect on how you learn. You will find that you study more effectively if you consider, for example: changes in your motivational levels changes…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 85 | Vocabulary for Reading | Getting Meaning Across

Welcome back to another episode before reading. In this one, we’re going to talk about some very interesting vocabulary, and of course, my wonderful stories behind them. If you don’t approve the way one of your friends behaves, you need to drop a very…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 84 | Reading | Rust Belt Dystopia

The Rust Belt Dystopia! Man, Detroit used to be a BOOMING TOWN when the industries were there. After a massive overhaul, FORD had picked up and bailed overseas, leaving Detroit in complete shambles, ruins, and has never recovered since. Although Detroit is making strides…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 83 | Study Skills | Overcoming Nerves

Feeling nervous before giving a talk is a natural part of the process.  To ensure the nervous excitement you feel has a positive impact on your performance, do the following. (In the podcast) Prepare carefully — be confident about what you are going to…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 82 | Discussion Point | Suburbs vs. Cities & Regeneration

Medellin, a city that was destroyed by cartels in the 90’s, has been revitalized and regenerated in a number of different ways: community projects, paradigm shift, and alleviating poverty. There is also a quote “it is the people who live in our community, not…