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This Is A Custom Widget

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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SPEAKING CLEARLY-An Introduction to Canadian Pronunciation

By |September 15th, 2017|

Speaking clearly is an important key to success in the Canadian environment. If people understand you easily, everyone is more relaxed. But pronunciation training receives little attention in the majority of English Language training. Fortunately, it is never too late to improve.

WHO?        For any […]

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 […]