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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 pronunciation

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ontario Job Grant

By |February 12th, 2015|

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 info@ontrackcareers.ca.

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Is There a Glass Ceiling Facing Non Native English Speakers?

By |January 27th, 2015|

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 […]

Australian babies understand the Canadian Accent better than the Australian!

By |January 2nd, 2015|

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 […]