English and Accent Coach
Carolyn Johnson has received two Bachelor degrees – one in linguistics and one in education – and is certified by the Ontario College of Teachers. She is qualified in CELTA (Certificate in English Training to Adults) and has extensive training in second language acquisition. She is also certified to administer the CANtest (used to determine English proficiency and fluency levels for college and professional licensing associations.)
In her career, Carolyn has taught students of all ages, from primary to university to working professionals. Her ESL teaching includes teaching academic ESL at the pre-university level, and pronunciation courses at both the University of Manitoba and of Toronto. She has done extensive private and group accent modification coaching with university students and professionals from many linguistic backgrounds. Carolyn has a personal understanding of what is involved in learning a second-language as she is fluent in French and also a qualified French teacher.