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.

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.

Accent Reduction

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

What do we hear when processing ethnicity and accents?

By |June 26th, 2015|

Here’s a very sad commentary on the relationship between what we see and what we perceive. Is it possible that just by looking at someone influences what we hear? Certainly our assumptions and stereotypes affect our perceptions but this article points to how just […]

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 […]

Mares Eat Oats – Practice Linking with the Audio File

By |March 12th, 2015|

One of the more difficult parts of learning English is being able to distinguish where a word starts and where it ends. Why is this? Because in English, we link our words, joining the end of one word with the beginning of the next.

Linking […]