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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.

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.

Voice to Word BLOG

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 […]

Happy New Year! Happy Rosh Hashanah!

By |September 10th, 2015|

It feels odd for me to wish Happy New Year in the fall. But this Sunday, September 13th, marks the beginning of Rosh Hashanah, Jewish New Year. And there are actually many New Years, some of which I wrote about a while back (read […]

Canadian accent is shifting, changing how we pronounce words

By |August 18th, 2015|

I am always correcting my daughter’s pronunciation of MILK which always sounds like MELK. It is a losing battle since I realize that language changes and clearly the Canadian accent is shifting. I just hadn’t realized that MILK is one of those words. The […]