Jokes – Phrasing is Important

Jokes – Phrasing is Important

In writing, we often mark phrasing with punctuation. In speech, we mark phrasing with intonation and pausing. If it is not done correctly, you might be misunderstood! Take a look at the following examples: WHAT IS IT? Let’s eat Grandma… OR… Let’s eat, Grandma....

A brief look at how to improve clarity

In April, Voice to Word Director, Heather Chetwynd, and Voice to Word Communication Coach, Mark Prince, gave a short presentation to 4 out of the 5 break-out groups in the IEP Conference held at the Metro Convention Centre. The subject? Clarity. Read a bit about what...

Phrasal Verbs & Stress

This is the third in a series of articles based on excerpts from a presentation made by Heather Chetwynd at the ING Cafe in downtown Toronto in Fall 2012. Please watch out for more upcoming posts based on the variety of topics that were covered at that event....