Tag: pronuncation

Arsenio’s Pronunciation Course on UDEMY Debut!

Omg! The first of five phases are finally here to get your pronunciation up to par! After so many pronunciation podcasts, I’ve finally created a course (in five phases) for all of you who want to improve your pronunciation and communicate directly with me!…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 54 | Pronunciation | Fill In The Blank Practice

Ahhh, here’s goes one of my new activities for the years. I wrote out a paragraph about sports, and how it runs deep within my bloodlines. However, on my blog, which is down below, there are missing words that you need to fill in. …

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 39 | Pronunciation | Consonant Clusters Exercise

Welcome back to another pronunciation podcast.  This is a follow-up to what I talked about in my previous pronunciation podcast, which was the introduction of two, three, and four consonant clusters.  So remember, some languages do not have consonant clusters, making it very difficult…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 83 – Pronunciation: Rising Intonation in Yes/No Questions

We’re back with some more rising intonation! Today’s focus will be on yes/no questions. In North American English, the intonation generally rises at the end of yes/no questions. In British English, it falls. Practice in the podcast! Do the buses run after ten o’clock?…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 63 – Pronunciation – The Final Intonation

Welcome back, everyone! Excited to bring you guys today the FINAL INTONATION! This is going to be a great one and all of these will be in video very soon. Intonation is the rise and fall in the tune or pitch of the voice….

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 28 – Pronunciation – Thought Groups – Chunking

Welcome back to another pronunciation podcast, everyone! Today I’m featuring “chunking,” which is how you can separate your speaking structures into logical thought groups. Let’s go over some. Short Sentences: I have to study. Where did I put my book? Clauses: “If you speak…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 22 – Pronunciation: Introduction to Thought Groups

Welcome back, everyone! It’s time to dig deeper into Thought Groups! Objectives How to divide your speech into Thought Groups. How Thought Groups help listeners process what is being said. Fluent speakers don’t often organize their speeches into Thought Groups in English. If you…

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…