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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.

Speaking effectively

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 […]

Breath and Inspiration and Public Speaking

By |April 29th, 2015|

Breath and inspiration are related. The root of the word inspire is the Latin word spirare, which means to breathe. In English, we use the word respiration in reference to breathing and expiration in reference to death. But these terms are also related to […]

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 […]

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 […]

Employers and newcomers view the importance of language and communications skills very differently

By |March 18th, 2015|

According to recent research, employers and newcomers value language and communication skills completely differently. Whereas 95% of employers consider these skills to be very important, only 27% of newcomers do. This is a huge difference which points to a major disconnect between newcomers and […]

Effective Telephone Skills – What are they?

By |March 17th, 2015|

The way we sound when speaking face-to-face is tempered by the way we look, our expressions and our demeanor. But when we speak on the phone, all this visual information gets lots. So learning effective telephone skills is critical to sounding polite and communicating […]

Five most Common Bad Communication Habits

By |March 11th, 2015|

All of us occasionally fall into bad communication habits. Learning to communicate effectively and in a professional manner involves developing and maintaining both self-awareness and self-control. Often we don’t really see our behaviour as others might. We are so conditioned by our upbringing, our […]