Global English-Speaking Skills for the Global Workforce Professional
CommuniClear Global, Inc. is a small business which dedicates 100% of its attention to spoken English. We specialize in English pronunciation, foreign accent reduction, public speaking, and interviewing. Our in-person & remote training programs are designed for individuals and groups of non-native English-speaking business executives, lawyers, and subject matter experts.
Our role is to equip you with the linguistic knowledge, online tools, and step-by-step guidance that you need to steadily, and efficiently, improve your spoken-English pronunciation & communication skills.
Each customized training program includes:
- Face-to-face training sessions, in person or via videoconference
- Coaching sessions via telephone or teleconference
- Our materials customized with your work language
- Your work materials (e.g., documents, PPT slides, etc.) for real-time practice
- Personalized feedback each step of the way
- An online training space with review & supplemental materials (video, audio, & downloadable pdfs)
- Ongoing step-by-step guidance
- Regular practice nudges sent directly to your e-mail (daily, every other day, or weekly)
We can meet with you
- face-to-face on location,
- face-to-face at our Chicago Loop location in Chicago, Illinois (U.S.) (73 W. Monroe Street), and
- remotely by telephone or tele/videoconference.
We have served the following companies and firms:
- Takeda Pharmaceuticals
- Hospira (now Pfizer)
- Nektar Therapeutics
- Visiting pharmacists at the University of Illinois at Chicago
- BMO Capital Markets
- The Marmon Group
- LJM Partners
- RTKL Associates
- BNO Commercialisti e Revisori Legali
- Angelo Po
- 21st Century Institute
- Cartus Relocation Services
We have also worked with individual foreign lawyers, medical professionals, and MBA graduate students.
Sarah Gallant, Founder
Sarah Gallant, M.A. in Applied Linguistics-Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), has designed and implemented language training programs for research scientists, business executives, IT specialists, lawyers, engineers, teachers, STEM graduate students, pharmacists, thought leaders in the pharmaceutical industry, and delegation program participants for over 20 years.
She taught her first English pronunciation skills course in 2004 and has been focusing on this area of expertise ever since. She has worked in both academic and corporate contexts, in Chicago and abroad.
Sarah taught at the Tutorium in Intensive English and the International Teaching Assistants Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago for over 12 years. She launched CommuniClear Global in August 2013 and now offers her experience and expertise to corporate employees, professional oversees programs, and teacher trainer programs.
Sarah Gallant, Founder & Spoken-English Communication Specialist
Other English Language Trainers on Board
Lita Brusick Johnson
Lita is a language instructor with extensive international and cross-cultural experience and an MA in Linguistics-TESOL (Teaching English as a Second Language). She works with adult learners, both persons seeking to improve their ability to communicate in English in their workplaces, and international students hoping to attend college in the United States.
Courses taught include: Academic ESL for Chinese engineering students, in cooperation with the UIC Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Advanced Speaking Skills; Advanced Pronunciation Skills; TOEFL Preparation; and Speaking and Presentation Skills (for the Bank of Beijing).
Prior to teaching classroom and online ESL classes, Johnson worked in the non-profit sector for many years, and she brings her prior work experience in international community development and disaster response plus inter-cultural communication skills to her teaching of English as a second language.
Katie, M.A. in Applied Linguistics-Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, has more than 10 years of experience assessing and training students on their spoken English-communication skills at the Tutorium in Intensive English and the International Teaching Assistant Program at the University of Illinois Chicago.
Katie has given multiple teacher-training workshops and presentations at professional conferences about how to teach pronunciation, clear communication and discussion skills. Most recently she presented at the Illinois TESOL-BE conference about how to effectively teach English stress and rhythm.