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ARSENIO’S ESL PODCAST | SEASON 5 EPISODE 110 | Developing Speaking/Listening | Two Students — Memorable Journey/Decision

We’re back with some developing speaking, and in this podcast I’m going to have some gerund/infinitive work here for you guys. So, in saying that, we’re going to listen to two different audios with two students talking about a memorable journey and a decision…

ARSENIO’S ESL PODCAST | SEASON 5 EPISODE 109 | Reading Examination | Tourism: A Double-Edged Sword

Welcome to another reading; but not just an ordinary reading, this is an exam! That’s right. I’m going to write the article (on the blog for you reading this elsewhere) and you’re going to have to answer the questions that are available on THE…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 97 | Grammar | Using Parallel Structures

Parallel sentences used repeated grammar structures — parts of speech, verb patterns, clauses, etc, — to add emphasis and to make a text easier to read. Common parallel structures are formed with: Conjunctions — and, but, yet, so, not only….but also, either….or, neither….nor Sprawl…

IELTS Listening Skills | 1 on 1 Coaching | Section 2 | Map/Diagram

Yes! This is my FAVORITE! Now, remember all blogs and whatnot could be found on thearseniobuckshow.com. I really want to break down where to listen for answers, as well as identifying areas of the map.  Because there are only four questions, you will have…

IELTS Listening Skills | 1 on 1 Coaching | Section 2 | A-E Questions

This could be one of the most difficult sections for students out there, but it doesn’t have to be.  Let me walk you through the process, with a client of mine, on how you can pick out the key words in both the questions…

IELTS Listening Skills | 1 on 1 Coaching | Section 1 | Breaking Down & Previewing

Yeah! Finally you guys get to hear me teaching IELTS, and this is the first of five podcasts on these specific sections (1 and 2).  Again, I teach IELTS online, so for anyone interested, make sure you inquire today! Nonetheless, the blog is also…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 40 | Developing Writing | IELTS Writing Model

You are going to learn about using inverted real and unreal conditionals, and using data to support opinions. You are then going to use these to write a short report about trends in the gaming industry. In the podcast down below, I will go…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 5 – Episode 18 – Developing Speaking – Personal Interview (IELTS Speaking Part II Feature)

IELTS Part II and developing speaking is here! I’m hoping to also bring a teacher on from Belgium this upcoming weekend for this same interview, but nonetheless, I’m excited about this for those of you who are learning IELTS. Speaking banks, useful phrases, success…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 5 – Episode 12 – Pronunciation – Linking Consonant to Consonant

What happens when you link one word ending with a consonant sound to the next word beginning with a different sound? Listen to the pronunciations down below in the podcast! I already ate_breakfast He had bad_credit Additional Sentences a. They cheat by copying other…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: IELTS Reading – False vs. NG [Not Given] – IELTS Book 14/Test 1

I was standing and putting my clothes on while a gym mate of mine asked me, “AJ (my nickname), I can’t seem to understand the difference between F/NG questions!” Yes, they can be unbelievably confusing, so I made it an oath to quickly find…

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