Clear Talk Mastery Program for ESL Speakers

Dr. Antonia Johnson Clear Talk Mastery

Friday, September 17, 2010, FL2-1001Level 1: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.Level 2: 1 p.m.-2 p.m.

Do other people sometimes feel frustrated because they have trouble understanding your English speech? If you want to make sure that a person or a group always understands you right away, the Clear Talk Mastery Program for ESL is starting at UCAR.

Two classes of the English speech training program, Level 1 and 2, will be offered by Dr. Antonia Johnson from Clear Talk Mastery.  Level 1 is an English speaking communication/coaching program designed to enhance pronunciation and intelligibility, and no pre-training is required. Level 2 is a total communication English speaking training course designed for ESL people who have completed the Level 1 course. Each course will have 12 weekly classes. Both classes include individual diagnostic assessment for customized text. Level 1 includes 10 weekly training modules at participants’ choice of a small group training 2-hrs a week or individual training via Skype 1-hr a week. Level 2 includes 10 weekly individual training modules via Skype 1 hour a week and weekly group presentation sessions. In addition, both classes will offer personal coaching sessions to meet specific needs and goals of each learner.

Both classes start on September 24, 2010. The total number of the participants for the two classes will be limited to 12. Each participant needs to be co-sponsored by his/her home division/laboratory for $250, which needs to be paid by your representative with signature authority via emailing the account number to Betty Singleton (

A free information seminar for Level 1 (11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.) and Level 2 (1 p.m.-2 p.m.) will be given by Dr. Antonia Johnson. Please register for the free informational seminar or one of the classes through Connect ( Log in using your UCAS (time card log in/password), click Training & Educ tab on top of page, Staff Development Catalog on right, and select course type of xxx for display. Find the class, click details and enroll. For staffers/visitors who do not have Connect access, please register by contacting Betty Singleton (,x2005). For more detailed information on each class, please visit

Will this event be webcast to the public by NCAR|UCAR?: 
Announcement timing: 
September 13, 2010 to September 17, 2010