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Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 44 – Reading + Pronunciation – Emotional Thinking

Welcome back to another ESL podcast, everyone! Boy, this is a good write-up from a book that I thought was pretty compelling. Listen to my podcast and thoughts about it, as well as my reading! Emotional thinkingIs it better to think with your head…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: TOEIC – Episode 015 – Part 3 Listening – Conversations

For those of you who watched my Facebook live, here are the questions I promised you. For those of you who will watch my YouTube down below, here are the questions — OF COURSE! Let’s get into this. How long has the man been…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 38 – Pronunciation Log – Thought Groups & Pausing

More thought groups, pronunciation logs, and practice for you guys. What I want you to do is mark logical thought groups in the quotes and song lyrics down below. I never meant to lie to you but I needed me an easy way out….

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: International Guest Speaker: Veronika of Russia on Cultural Exchange & Humble

Finally! For the first time in my life, I’ve got myself a charismatic, driven, personable Russian friend! I’ve been wanting to get some awesome Russian folks on my podcast for the longest, so this is going to be a doozy! Veronika, who’s from Russia…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 36 – Speaking Skill – Giving Examples

In order to express your ideas clearly and convincingly, it is important to give examples. Many learners of English use the phrase “for example,” but research shows this expression is used too often. The expressions below are more frequently used in academic English. An…

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…

TOEIC – Reading Comprehension – Using Context to Answer Vocabulary Questions (1/2)

Welcome back to TOEIC, everyone! Here’s a two-part series! Next video will debut today! Get ready! Make sure you watch all the clues in the YouTube video down below. Notice to all guests of the Glenvale Inn The management of the Glenvale Inn would…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 15 – Pronunciation – Using Thought Groups

We’re finally bringing in THOUGHT GROUPS. Now, these will be explained in more detail in the coming months, but I wanted to introduce it to you today. A thought group is a group of words in a sentence that are pronounced together as a…

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 7 – Life Skills – Social Skills – Representational Systems

I’m injecting a bit of personal development into this lesson! Boy, what I learned over the weekend at a seminar was unbelievably amazing. I learned so much about how human beings communicate, and since then, I’ve applied it to my life and it has…