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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.

Soft Skills & Cultural Conditioning Play a Key Role in Getting Work or a Promotion

By |April 14th, 2015|

Mohammad was in the running for a promotion but never got it. Why? According to his manager, Mohammad was considered rude by several of his colleagues. There were complaints about him being overly critical, raising his voice regularly and often making jokes at meetings […]

How to Handle Uncomfortable Situations at Work

By |April 10th, 2015|

Now and then, we all face some uncomfortable situations at work. Whether it be strong smells, overly talkative co-workers, inappropriate clothes, etc., it can be difficult to confront the offending behaviour. Here are some tips on how to handle some of the more common […]

Your Top Ten Grammar Peeves

By |April 9th, 2015|

What is a grammar peeve? When we are ‘peeved’ about something, it means something really bothers or irritates us. We talk about ‘pet peeves’ which are things which really bother us in particular – it may be our spouse not putting the lid on […]

How to have the Most Productive Meetings Possible

By |April 8th, 2015|

Many of us waste a lot of time in unproductive meetings. It never ceases to surprise me, even in very established and reputable business environments, how common it is to participate in poorly run meetings. Folkerson, in the article that follows, summarizes 9 key […]

Irish People Attempt North American Accents

By |April 7th, 2015|

North American accents are diverse, ranging from the deep southern drawl, the clipped East Coast accents of Canada and the New Yorker’s relaxed speech. Here’s a fun attempt by a number of Irish people attempting to imitate North American accents. I imagine they would […]

Culturally Intelligent Leaders Know When it’s “Cultural” … and when it isn’t.

By |April 6th, 2015|

Being a culturally intelligent leader requires more than understanding cultural differences. At times it can be quite difficult to decipher when a particular behaviour is related to cultural conditioning, personality, current circumstances or a temporary emotional reaction. When I am called in to coach […]

Presentation Tips – Speaking from a Lectern

By |April 2nd, 2015|

Body language and behaviour specialist, Mark Bowden, has a series of videos giving presentation tips. This one shows how speaking behind a lectern will stop the communication flow, ultimately working against you. Enjoy.
Presentation Tips – Speaking from a Lectern