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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

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English Accent Coach

English Accent Coach (EAC) is an interactive online game that aims to help language learners improve their pronunciation.  It is not designed to change your accent, which you would not want to do, but to help you better distinguish between English vowels and consonants.  If you know that you have problems with particular consonant sounds, the program will allow you to focus on them.  Click on the link and have a look at how EAC could help you.

EAC was devised by Dr. Ron Thomson, Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics at Brock University, Ontario.  Dr. Thomson has kindly given permission for this link to EAC to be included on the website.