English as a Second Language Podcasts

How to Write a CV

A curriculum vitae is a good way to give a positive first impression. This podcast will outline the differences between a CV and a resume, when a CV should be used, and how to make your CV detailed, yet focused. Continued...


How to Use Brackets (Parentheses) Properly

If you know how to properly use brackets, you have the ability to fit more information in a sentence without appearing cluttered or hard to follow. This podcast highlights how to use four different types of brackets in both formal and informal writing. Continued...


How to Use Apostrophes Correctly

The apostrophe is an overlooked part of punctuation that is often misused or ignored completely. This podcast tells you how to use apostrophes correctly, whether you are trying to show possession (e.g., Fred's car) or indicate the omission of a letter (e.g., it's). Continued...


How to Research a Term Paper

You have attended class all semester, and it is finally time to write your final essay. However, with so much information and so many potential topics, it can be hard to get started and stay organized. This podcast will help you understand how to go about choosing a topic, conducting research, and finding sources. Continued...


How to Format a Resume

If you have a lot you want to say on your resume, or perhaps if you don't have enough, proper formatting can be a valuable way to manage your words. Your resume should be clear, concise, and guide your potential employer. This podcast will help you determine what to feature in your resume and the most appealing way to format that information. Continued...


How to Format a CV

There are several important components of a CV. It is after you address these basic elements that you can customize your CV to suit a particular employer. Fourteen valuable components of CVs are discussed in this podcast. Continued...


How to Format a Cover Letter

Here at Scribendi.com, we know how important first impressions are, especially the first impression created by your cover letter. This podcast outlines how you can format your cover letter in a way that appeals to your potential employer and distinguishes you from other applicants. Continued...


Homophones: Do You Mean There, Their, or They're?

Many people have a difficult time grasping the fine details of English grammar, and a common ESL mistake is mixing up different words that sound the same. Homophones are dissected in detail in this podcast. Continued...


All About Adjectives

English just wouldn't be the same without these descriptive words. If you're looking for detailed explanations and examples of what an adjective is and how to place them properly, then this podcast will answer all your questions. Continued...


Adjectives or Adverbs?

This podcast provides definitions and examples of both adjectives and adverbs. It highlights key points to remember when identifying and including them in your writing and provides a few exceptions you should be aware of. Continued...



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