Tag: toefl

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 63 | Pronunciation for Speaking | Preparing & Rehearsing Talking Points

Effective pronunciation ensures your audience can engage with your ideas, not so much big words (which would have your audience lost, based on the setting). Focus on the key features to make your delivery successful: Make sure you are very confident with the pronunciation…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 62 | Speaking Skill | Referring to Other Speakers

When we present ideas as a group, we can use our knowledge of what the other speakers are going to say or have said. Referring forward and backward helps to make links clear for the audience. X will explain more about….. This will be…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 60 | Grammar | Transitive and Intransitive Verbs

I’m excited about this one because this will certainly demolish all foreigner teachers out there in the world who try to insult students by asking big, dumb questions such as “what’s a transit verb.” To put it plain, transitive verbs are like any other,…

TOEFL iBT Writing Correction Services

Very excited to be making this blog for those of you who want TOEFL iBT correction services (essays). Since joining a Facebook group, I’ve sent over 30 emails of free material and gave each individual the option to book my calendar so they can…

UDEMY Pronunciation Course (Phase 1) Now Available!

Speaker 1: (00:00)Guys. Welcome back to another episode Arsenio’s ESL podcast. Today is one of those special very special days, guys, man, I’d been working on this for a long time, but man, it’s been a long time coming. I finally overcame procrastination within…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast | Season 5 Episode 58 | Critical Thinking | Identifying Bias

Bias is an attitude that someone has that makes them treat someone in a way that is unfair or different. it is also when someone prefers a thing or idea in a way that is unfair. People can show their bias in a number…

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 55 | Listening | Annotate Presentation Slides

Guys, welcome back to another listening/developing speaking podcast and today you’re going to listen to how to annotate presentation slides.  Often times, presenters handout presentation slides to the audience.  What you should do is learn how to annotate them.  Check that slide details include…

TOEFL iBT | Part 4 Question | Speaking | 1 on 1 Coaching | Bird Nests

Here’s another snippet (follow-up from yesterday) that I recorded.  On the bird nests, there was a lot of information to cover, and unfortunately my student missed out on almost the entire bottom paragraph.  I wish I had recorded the ensuing tests because she did…

TOEFL iBT | Part 4 Question | Speaking | 1 on 1 Coaching | Arctic Butterfly

Here goes another coaching session! In this little testimonial, we listen to the recording, she prepares 20 seconds and speaks for 60 seconds.  Yes, there were some key points she left out and a couple of pronunciation problems, so I would like you to…