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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.

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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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Practice the English Vowels

By |February 4th, 2015|

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 – Practice the poem with the audio

By |January 31st, 2015|

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 […]

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 […]

Canadian and American English: What’s the difference?

By |January 5th, 2015|

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 […]

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 […]