Tag: writing

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 96 – Developing Writing – Describing a Place (Two-Part Patreon)

Welcome back to another Developing Writing segment! This is going to be a two-part Patreon special, so in the part that’s available to the general public, there will be lots of speaking and vocabulary development. If you want the writing bank and the layout…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 79 – Developing Writing – A Letter of Complaint

Woohoo! Developing writing is back! Today we’ve got ourselves a rundown of an email/letter of complaint, along with a phrase bank and an exercise for you. Ban on Slang In an effort to improve language skills, a school in London has decided to ban…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 49 – Developing Writing – A Film Review

Work with a friend, partner, sibling or anyone and rank these, from 1-10 (1 = not important, 10 = very important) when deciding to watch a film. In the podcast down below….. the star and supporting actors the genre (comedy, science fiction, etc) the…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 25 – Developing Writing – Opinion Essay II

Developing Writing is back! Opinion Essay II is on the menu for today, and because a many of you enjoyed and viewed both the podcast and blog so much, I knew this would be something to get into again. So, let’s go over the…

New York Times’ Writer with a Broken Approach to Life

“Do what you love” is often terrible advice. Instead of taking the job that will make you happiest, look for the one where you’ll learn the most. Adam Grant, NYT Writer Terrifying. Unbelievably terrifying. I’m scared as hell to see the future generations head…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 17 – Writing Skills – Examples of Brainstorming

Writing skills and three ways to brainstorm! One might be better for you than the other, but the goal is to find one that best helps you in writing articles, blogs, papers, or anything for that matter. Here’s the write up! Before you write…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 4 – Episode 11 – Developing Writing – A Story – Similes – Ways of Talking

Developing writing! Using an array of adjectives in your writing to describe settings and actions! Oh, this is going to be a great developing writing task. I love this! I’ve missed putting so much into my writing, and now as English learners, it’s time…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 77 – Grammar – Season Finale – Question Tags – Part II

Welcome to the finale! I just want to say thank you so much for this amazing season. A very LONGGGG season, but so grateful for the process. No, I won’t be stopping podcasts because that will disrupt the learning flow and learning is constant…

Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 73 – Developing Writing – A Formal Email of Complaint

Yes, I want to make sure I get all the specifics out of the way before heading into the upper-echelon levels that will be pretty difficult. The last develop writing podcast and blog scored big, so I decided to do another one. I’m first…

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…