Tag: learnenglish

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 32 – Grammar – Will, Be Going to, Present Cont/Simp for Future

Yes! All of these combined and for the future! This is going to be a difficult one, so please,  prepare yourselves for a long podcast and blog! We’re getting into the Intermediate realm now. 1a – Match the sentences (a-d) with the rules (1-4)…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Special – TOEIC Coaching – Episode 005 – Understanding Conjunctions

Welcome back to another Facebook live/coaching Saturday/Tuesday! Yes, I’m adding in both days and both titles so no one gets confused. With that being said, let’s get into the basics. A. Conjunctions are used to join two parts of a sentence together and express…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 31 – Pronunciation – Stressed/Unstressed Schwa

Welcome back to another pronunciation episode! I love bringing these to you guys to start off the week strong, and so here I am today! Today we’re going to go over stressed/unstressed schwa sounds.   Able                 ability…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Special – TOEFL Idioms – Part III

Welcome back to another edition of TOEFL idioms, everyone! Since this was a massive hit amongst the ESL population, I decided to make another one for all of you so you can take your idiomatic expressions to the next level.  Remember, learn and teach…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: International Guest Speaker: Life Coach — Ramona — From Romania!

After a friend request was accepted, I realized that Ramona was a life-coach from Romania and living in Dublin.  From that moment was the inception of a life-long friendship that could bring so much to human beings around the planet.  I’m super grateful for…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 30 – Vocabulary – Synonyms & Antonyms

Here we go, people! Some more vocabulary is on the board for today! Synonyms and Antonyms are my favorite, and this is why most of you should develop first your synonyms, then find out the opposite meanings.  Again, this can reduce the recycling. For…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Special – United States Visa Interview Questionnaire

Three of my students had gone in to take an interview at the United States Embassy in Bangkok.  Two of them passed and one of them failed.  How did she fail? Well, the common excuse is “he spoke to fast.”  However, that’s exactly what…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Special – IELTS Coaching: Episode 005 – Lexical Recourse & Correcting

Guys, welcome back to another IELTS Coaching podcast and Facebook live.  Last week was a success in terms of doing the joint podcast/live, so I decided to go through with it again this week.  Let’s dive into the good stuff! Improving your Lexical Resource…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 29 – Speaking Skill – Shifting The Topic

Hello, everyone! I’m substituting grammar this week! I decided to add in a speaking skill since I didn’t deliver one last week.  So, here’s a nice one for you today! During a conversation or discussion, we sometimes NEED to change, or shift, a topic. …

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…