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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.

Canadian English

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.

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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 […]

How Accents and Language Change

By |April 27th, 2015|

Language changes whether we like it or not. I was forced to pronounce WHEN, WHICH and WHERE with air after the W, even though nobody I knew did it. But that was considered correct when I was young. And, as we know, what is […]

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 […]

How to Get Funded for One-on-One Coaching to Upgrade you Communication Skills

By |March 4th, 2015|

 

When you are fluent and really need to refine your communication skills, one-on-one coaching is the way to go. Everyone is busy and most group training is too general, meaning you can spend a lot of time sitting in a class while things that […]

The Difference between V and W – Practice with the Audio

By |February 14th, 2015|

The letters V and W are often confused because of related lip movements. But they are very
different for two reasons: when making a W, the air moves freely and the teeth are not
involved, whereas when we make a V, the air is blown between […]

Accents in the workplace – Linguistic, Regional and Class

By |February 12th, 2015|

In the Greater Toronto Area (GTA,) we have a tremendous variety of accents in the workplace and on the streets. While people often complain about foreign accents and newcomers regularly face discrimination for this reason, we can generally agree that such biases either result […]