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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.

Canadian accent

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

T between Vowels – Practice with the Audio

By |March 3rd, 2015|

Recently I made a post on how to pronounce T, entitled Pronouncing T – Practice the poem with the audio.The poem I posted  helped you to practice the T which is at the beginning of a word or any stressed syllable. But in Toronto, and […]