The IEP Conference is a free event which has been held now for 12 years. This year it is will be taking place on Friday, February 27th at the Metro Convention Center on King Street West in Downtown Toronto. As we did last year, […]
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.
Are you terrified of public speaking? Do you freeze when giving a presentation? Fear of speaking in public is second to the most common fear – the fear of death. That’s right. So you are not alone. Of course, when you are presenting in […]
English spelling is so crazy and I am constantly apologizing to my students for this. While there are reasons for why it turned out like this. there are ongoing attempts to standardize the spelling, none of which have worked to date.
It seems now […]
In Canadian written English, it is important to learn how to be concise. This is a quality of well-written, refined writing and speaking, although it is not as important in casual speech. Being concise involves using specific vocabulary which more clearly states what it […]
The following post contains a list of Latin phrases that we use in English. While some are less common, several really are part of everyday usage, such as carpe diem, in absentia, persona non grata and post mortem. English uses terms from many languages, […]