Tag: language

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: International Guest Speaker – Juliette of Estonia – The Queen of Visibility

What a wonderful podcast this was with a brilliant entrepreneur, coach, author and many other things. Juliette, born and raised in Estonia, brought the house down with some amazing personal development bits (needed for my English learners, too). This was my goal all along…

Coaching Session: Episode 008 – Do You Lack Tactfulness?

Lack of tactfulness Carelessness in the tone of voice often speaking in antagonistic tones that often offend. Speaking out of turn when silence would be more appropriate. Interrupting others who are speaking. Overworking the personal pronoun. Asking impertinent questions generally to impress others. Injecting…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Special – TOEIC – Language Building – Understanding Prepositions

We’re back with some more coaching, everyone! Today we’re going to discuss some language building and understanding prepositions. So, all of you probably already know how it works.  In the English language, we use a lot of prepositions to indicate time, location, movement/direction and…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Special – TOEIC – Text Completion – Adverb and Adjective Endings

Guys, welcome back to another TOEIC language building podcast/YouTube and I’m proud to be bringing you today a very informative blog on adjectives and adverbs.  There are some differences between the two, so I want to break them down as easy (not easily) as…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: International Guest Speaker – Eliza of India!

So grateful for having a wonderful friend from India on!  Full of energy and laughs, Eliza came on to talk about different locations around India and living in China! Tune in!   Things we discussed: Introduction. Where Eliza is from. What the differences are…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3: Episode 16 – Speaking Skill – Becoming a Good Conversationalist

As a non-native English speaker, it’s important to become an active listener.  Becoming an active listener revolves around attentively listening to the other speaker.  Yes, it’s important to speak, too, but you will be liked very quickly if you ask people questions that they…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: International Guest Speaker – Marwa of Egypt!

I’ve been wanting to get someone on from Egypt, and I finally have!  Introducing Marwa, someone who speaks three languages (two of the most difficult in the world) as she talks about wondrous Egypt, things to do, places to go, climate, and a few…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 12 – Vocabulary – Synonyms and Partial Synonyms

Welcome back! Here’s another one of those head-scratching lessons that can confuse people.  You have synonyms, and partial synonyms. Let’s look at some of these words down below and see if we can match some of the synonyms with their partials. List Bright, cheerful,…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Special – TOEIC Reading – Part II – Speed Reading

Welcome back, everyone! This is a continuation of what I did last week on my TOEIC video.  Because it gained a lot of subs, traction, and love, I decided to continue what’s hot.  So, here’s the second part of the video I did last…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Special – TOEIC – Reading Comprehension – Graphs + Podcast/YouTube

Welcome back, everyone! It’s been a long time since I’ve done a TOEIC video.  Excuse behind it? None.  It takes a lot of time and preparation.  However, I’ve got a special treat. Since I’m checking out what the market likes, my reading comprehension video…