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 […]
Ontario Job Grant provides funding to train your employees to a maximum of $10,000. There is an information meeting on March 3rd, 2015 at the Toronto Region Board of Trade in the First Canadian Place. You can register by calling 416-283-5229 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
All the English vowels are used at some point during the following song. This classic piece is from the 1965 movie entitled The Sound of Music. The singer, Julie Andrews, is well known for her very broad vocal range as well as for her […]
Pronouncing T varies between languages. For example, where the tongue makes contact with the top of the mouth varies, as does the angle of the tongue and the air expelled. In this poem, the T sounds are primarily made at the beginning of the […]
I have often heard complaints about the glass ceiling facing non-native English speakers. And in my line of work, many new clients decide to work with us when they are in line for a potential promotion and/or are motivated after a performance review indicating […]
Canadian and American English have many differences. But while there are numerous strong regional accents, what we call Neutral North American accent is pretty much what we use in Toronto.
One of the main ways accents differ can be found in the vowels (as I […]
When we compare a typical Australian accent and a Canadian accent, probably the main differences are in the vowels. And it seems the Australian vowels are more similar to each other than the Canadian ones.
I have always found it interesting how babies are born […]