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.

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.

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Pronunciation Errors that Made English What it is Today

By |September 18th, 2014|

I feel blessed at having been brought up speaking English so I never had to deal with the absurd spelling of so many English words influencing my pronunciation. My heart goes out to everyone who needs to learn the relationship between the pronunciation of […]

TOWES – Test of Workplace Essential Skills

By |September 12th, 2014|

TOWES is the acronym for the Test of Workplace Essential Skills. The Essential Skills have been categorized by the Canadian government as a way to standardize the skill requirements for each profession. They are also becoming the standard for evaluating a potential employee instead […]

A Case of You – written and sung by Joni Mitchell 

By |September 4th, 2014|

A Case of You by Canada’s Joni Mitchell is one of my most favourite songs, especially this version which see sings with her older, more mature voice. The reference to drinking “a case of you” refers to drinking a case of beer – which […]

LINKING – Practice Linking Words with Poems & Songs

By |August 19th, 2014|

AN EXERCISE IN LINKING – Mares eat oats
This is a great poem to practice linking. The rule for linking is the final consonant sound moved forward to connect with the following vowel sound. So MAIRZY DOATS is really MARES EAT OATS. Practice with the […]

Accent Training – What are the benefits?

By |August 15th, 2014|

The following article talks about why people take accent training and the benefits they receive from accent modification training.
Accent training: the finishing touch
By Stephanie McFeeters / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Lai Xu had studied English since she was a teenager in China. She had a Ph.D. in […]

Ted Talk – The world’s mania to learn English

By |August 13th, 2014|

In this Ted Talk video entitled The World’s English Mania, Jay Walker explains why two billion people around the world are trying to learn English. He shares photos and spine-tingling audio of Chinese students rehearsing English — “the world’s second language” — by the […]

SPEAKING CLEARLY: Communication as a Two-Way Street

By |August 11th, 2010|

Many of us know the English idiom, “It takes two to tango.” This saying applies very much to communication between native and non-native language speakers – especially in a multicultural, immigration-rich society like Canada. It is common for non-native English-speakers to feel that any misunderstanding is due to their errors with English. This perception often drains confidence....