Tag: learnenglish

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 28 – Pronunciation – Stress in Words with Suffixes

Welcome back to another ESL Podcast, everyone! It’s a beautiful Monday and I’m bringing to you a wonderful chapter with a set of objectives to achieve! How to stress words with common suffixes. The pronunciation of longer, multisyllable words, especially academic, scientific, and technical…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3: The ‘How To’ Guide – How To Start Conversations

So, a very interesting conversation came up last Sunday morning with a student in my Sunday class and she said, “teacher, how do I speak with foreigners?” It’s one of the most difficult questions to answer, but in becoming a good conversationalist over the…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 1 – First Conversation: Thai & French Accents!

This was a podcast I did at the very beginning stages of my podcast.  I’m finally getting around to developing podcast art and making shownotes for this particular podcast, so I hope you guys enjoy this one! International Guest Speakers on French and Thai…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 27 – Vocabulary – Cities & Houses

Welcome back to another episode, everyone!  You know, teaching British English, as an American teacher, is unbelievably confusing.  Blocks of flats would mean “projects” in America.  Cottages are regular homes but they come from fairy tales (the ones we see in the books).  It’s…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Happy Thanksgiving – 2018!

Welcome back to Arsenio’s ESL Podcast, everyone! It’s a day to be gracious and grateful. Thanksgiving, which is a day celebrated by the English Colonists (colonists = colonizers = genocide — just saying), isn’t something we SHOULD be celebrating.  It’s like the traditional Columbus…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Special – IELTS – Part III – Talking About Abstract Topics & Agree/Disagree

Welcome back to another Facebook Live Coaching for IELTS!  Thank you so much for tuning in today, and we’re going to have to further discuss Part III — a topic we haven’t spoken about yet. Here are some of the things we will go…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 26 – Grammar – Present Perfect Continuous

Welcome back to one of my favorite grammar lessons — the present perfect continuous! I usually use this compared to the present perfect.  Example, I’ve been living in Thailand for five years.  I don’t like saying “I’ve lived in Thailand for five years.”  That…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast Special: TOEIC – Part IV – Short Talks – Tactic Practice

Welcome back to another episode, everyone! This is the re-learning from the Facebook live I did a few days ago (Saturday mornings at 7am).  This is the first time I’ve done a Short talks episode, so I hope this provides as much value to…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 25 – Pronunciation – Root Forms, Two-Syllable Verbs

Welcome back to another pronunciation podcast, everyone! Grateful to bring you some good stuff today, as usual.  It’s a wonderful Monday morning and I’m hitting this off with some difficult stuff. So, we need to understand how to pronounce and stress the two-syllable noun-verb…

Arsenio’s ESL Facebook Live Lesson: Episode 002: Writing – Mechanics & Capitalization

My ESL students have spoken, and I decided to deliver.  Here is the first episode on writing! Because this is going to be about basics, I want to let you guys know in advance that this is writing for Pre-Intermediate students.  The majority of…