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This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

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Heather Chetwynd has worked for 30 years in the field of adult education and English as a Second Language (ESL). Holding a Masters degree specializing in voice and adult education, Heather has trained adult educators and developed educational materials for training non-native speakers. With her specialization in voice, she brings a unique approach to ESL issues such as accent reduction and pronunciation. Heather has taught extensively in business settings, community programs and university-college preparation courses. She has worked overseas in adult education and teacher training and, over the years, she has trained students from all over the world with a wide variety of linguistic and cultural backgrounds. Concurrently with training at Voice to Word, she is also professor of Canadian Workplace Culture at Sheridan College in Mississauga. Heather has taken numerous additional courses and workshops including training in pronunciation and cross cultural communications, Neuro Linguistic Programming, alternative education, hypnosis, music and voice studies. She also learned Spanish as an adult, a process through which she developed an intuitive understanding of the complexity of second-language learning.

Toronto 2036 – How will it look in terms of diversity

By |February 3rd, 2017|

I received a newsletter from the Toronto Workforce Innovation Group today which summarized some interesting projected statistics taken from Statistics Canada. Here is what they say the make-up of the city will be in 2036:

Toronto will still be the Canadian Census Metropolitan Area […]

HAPPY CHINESE NEW YEAR – NEW YEAR TRADITIONS

By |January 23rd, 2017|

Chinese New Year falls on Saturday, January 28th this year. In honour of all our Chinese students, colleagues and friends, all of us at Voice to Word wish you all a very happy and prosperous year. I am re-posting this article about New Year […]

Singing and pronunciation – Learn why they go together!

By |October 23rd, 2015|

Singing is a wonderful way to improve your pronunciation. Here’s an article which talks about the many ways you can use it to improve the pronunciation of individual sounds, linking and reduction and the general rhythm of the language. Later you can read more […]

How the Brits see Canada

By |October 21st, 2015|

Here’s an article on how many British citizens view Canada. An interesting comentary on how we are seen in the mother country!
How the Brits see Canada
What does the world think about us? This question is pondered by many Canadians, and often leads to us […]

Stress out! – Using Correct Stress Patterns in English

By |October 19th, 2015|

This is a good overview of English stress, both syllable stress and sentence stress (which words are stressed in a sentence.) It is directed towards Spanish speakers but useful for anyone who wants to learn more about this area.
Stress out!
Pronunciation is the cause of […]

Developing Cultural Awareness – Looking Another Culture in the Eye

By |October 16th, 2015|

Here’s a personal take on developing cultural awareness.
Looking Another Culture in the Eye
I was born and raised in Minnesota, but as an adult I have mostly lived in Europe and Africa. I teach cross-cultural management at the international business school Insead, near Paris. For […]

Election 2015 Leaders Debate: Who’s winning the body language race?

By |September 29th, 2015|

Election 2015 Leaders Debate: Who’s winning the body language race?
Here’s a great video. Body language expert, Mark Bowden, discusses the body language of the potential leaders in one of the debates. Although I am not a Harper supporter, his body language is more convincing than […]