Tag: listening

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 35 | Close Listening | Vocabulary Preview | Children, Sports, & Identity

Ahhh, controversial topics, good vocabulary to speak about, and a preview into what we will be doing next Monday. Following Monday’s post will be a study skill technique called “cornell notes.” Now, I don’t necessarily care so much about universities in general, but while…

Listen First Trust Tips

Think back over your interactions with others during the past week, both at work and at home. Think of a time when you did or didn’t Listen First. What were the results? What would have been the results if you had behaved differently? Of…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 9 – Listening: American Fraternities

This is going to be SUPER INTERESTING. This if the first time I’ve done an audio, and I thought this was a very interesting topic to touch up on. This is great for listening and you’ll also have some questions to answer. Yes, this…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 1 – Self-Awareness – Self-Evaluation

Guys! Welcome to the first episode of season 4! I just want to kick some things off before starting this. I want to do a self-awareness/self-evaluation before proceeding. To develop a skill, you first need to know where you’re starting from. What are your…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 76 – Grammar – Indirect Questions

Indirect questions can be confusing, so I decided to go over them with you guys. We use question marks when the first part of the sentence is a question. Have you any idea what time he’s coming? When there is no question word (who,…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 50 – Developing Vocabulary – Phrasal Verbs Connected with Sports

We’re back with some more phrasal verbs! Because these particular blogs and podcasts are very popular, I love to debut them weekly. Here we go! She took up a new sport because she was bored during the winter. You should always warm up before…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 49 – Developing Vocabulary – Collocations Related to Work

This is a two-episode week of developing vocabulary, which I think a lot of you may be looking forward to. Today we’re going over some regular collations with work. So, to break it down, some verbs and nouns naturally go together. There are verb/noun…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 46 – Developing Vocabulary – Prep Phrases with Adjectives

Welcome back, everyone! Today I want to go over some prepositional phrases that have adjectives conjoined with them. It’s always great to increase your overall vocabulary skill. What prepositions do we usually use after these adjectives: aware, interested, ready 2. Match the adjectives with…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Special – TOEIC – Listening Part IV – Mini-Test

Now practice what you have learnt at actual test speed with question 1- 12. 1.      Where is the announcement taking place? (A) In a college classroom. (B) At a company board meeting. (C) At a computer conference. (D) In a department store.   2.     …

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Special – TOEFL Idioms – Part IV

Hello, everyone! Because TOEFL idioms last week was a huge success, I’ve brought it back AGAIN for all of you out there. So, here’s the podcast and chart for you guys, and be sure to tune in next week for more! Hang in there…