Extremely excited to announce that I will be giving the topic "how to maximize your eLearning product" for this years' BIDC. I chose the topic as a follow-up from last year and with the amount of things I've created since? It's time to put things into place. So, 3pm on August the 19th. Stay tuned... Continue Reading →
The Ramble of Positivity: Episode 033 – Third Travel of The Year is Here!
I think what I might enjoy most, which is actually quite bad, is coming back into the country and shoving my visa in the faces of the dogs that want to keep me out of the country. LOL. It's not only me, but horrific immigration laws have gotten far worse and they're trying to kick... Continue Reading →
Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Presentation Skills – My Presentation at BIDC!
Here's my presentation at BIDC Festival in Bangkok! Now, I wasn't able to get the full audio, so it might be just 3 minutes in and cut off after 47 minutes. I apologize, but the content is here. I did a rough transcript of it, but there's a lot of questionable vocabulary, so if you're... Continue Reading →
Traveling Pod: Episode 011 – Malaysia for the First Travel of 2019!
YES! Omg, this year is going to feature some super interesting travels, but none are better than kicking off the inaugural flight to one of my favorite places in the world -- MALAYSIA! YES! Omg, this year is going to feature some super interesting travels, but none are better than kicking off the inaugural flight... Continue Reading →
Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 69 – Vocabulary – Collocations with Take
Welcome back, people! We're just a few episodes away from debuting the new season! Super excited about taking this up a notch and introducing an array of new things. Here we go! Many words and phrases can be paired with take. take a bath take a chance take a look take a class take a... Continue Reading →
Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 61 – Grammar – Modal Verbs of Speculation & Deduction (Present)
Oh! Back into the modal verbs! Love these like no tomorrow and of course, so happy to be back at them. Let's dive into it. This must be a conspiracy theory. It might explain the words in his most famous speech 'I have a dream.' It could explain why she always wore lots of makeup.... Continue Reading →
Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Developing Writing – An Opinion Essay
Welcome back, everyone! I told you I would bring a surprise to you, and here it is! However, this isn't an entire breakdown. More just useful words, expressions, and paragraph formatting. So, let's look at this. Source: Gateway B2 Topic: It's a bad idea for teenagers to do part-time work while they are still studying.... Continue Reading →
Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 55 – Pronunciation – Emphatic Stress
We, Americans, LOVEEEEEE using Emphatic Stress (did you see it?). Guys, sometimes when you speak, you can draw attention to certain words by giving them extra emphasis. These could be adjectives (huge, crazy, tiny) and adverbs (extremely, totally, slowly). Notice the change in emphasis in the second of each pair of the sentences down below.... Continue Reading →
Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 3 – Episode 53 – Vocabulary Skills – Suffixes -ful & -less
Welcome back to another ESL podcast! I'm back with some more vocabulary today, and of course, your favorite type of skill.... SUFFIXES! Two common suffixes you can add to words to make adjectives are -ful and -less. The suffix -ful means "full of" (fearful = full of fear, cheerful = full of cheer) and -less... Continue Reading →
Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Additional Relative Clauses Exercise
Hello, everyone! As promised, here's the second installment of the podcast/blog I did WAYYYY earlier today. I wanted to go more in-depth with clauses because I know a few of you may have not understood. Extreme ironing is an unusual sport which was invented in 1997 by an Englishman whose name is Phil Shaw. He... Continue Reading →