ABOUT US

VIDEO AND AUDIO

See and copy your teacher as you learn new mouth positions, sounds and rhythms.

FLEXIBLE LEARNING

Access your course online anytime. Learn where and when you want.

TAILORED MATERIAL

We have different courses for speakers of different languages.

ONLINE COURSE

Each course includes over 20 hours of video and audio training.

Georgie and the team have been providing online speech training services for 5 years and English Pronunciation training for 12 years. Previously Star Pronunciation, Speech Active is the leading supplier of tailored courses to help English Second Language speaker speak more clearly and be better understood.

After many years helping people from all over the world with their English pronunciation, Georgie decided the convenience and reach of online training would empower many more people around the world access quality pronunciation training and positive long term outcomes.

Speech Active courses are used by students from all walks of life, through their Universities, through companies or direct via this website.

It’s our belief that any successful training is interesting and relevant and has easy to use content that is tailored to the needs of the student. That’s reflected in how our students learn and why we provide not just tailored video lessons, but quality audio practice recordings for ongoing improvement when you’re out and about.

Georgie has regularly featured in the media:

Georgie Harding – Speech Pathologist

A Speech Pathology Degree, ESL teaching qualifications and over 12 years specialising in accent training means that Georgie knows what works. In 2003 Georgie started a face-to-face English pronunciation training service for international professionals and university students. Since then she has worked with over 2500 people from all over the world, helping them speak English clearly and with more confidence.

Georgie is passionate about helping people be easily understood. If you have seen one of her presentations or attended her training you will know this!

Georgie’s Speech Active courses are specifically for professionals and students who are serious about improving their English pronunciation.

Georgie is a regular presenter at major universities and has provided individual and group training to people of all professions from local and international corporations, government organisations and not-for profit organisations. Read more about our clients.

Lorelie Merton – Speech Pathologist

Lorelie is an experienced Speech Pathologist who is passionate about clear communication.

Lorelie has been with Speech Active for over 5 years now. She sees the difference that Speech Active training and techniques make to the clarity of a person’s speech & is here to support you on your journey to clear English pronunciation.

Lorelie joined the Speech Active team over 5 years ago bringing a wealth of experience developed over years of working with bilingual children to improve their language skills as well as specialist knowledge in working with articulation and pronunciation. 

She volunteered with international student groups while studying at LaTrobe University & has friends from many parts of the world including India, China, Japan, Vietnam, Turkey, Indonesia, Malaysia & Germany.

She knows how frustrating it can feel when people don’t understand you or ask you to repeat yourself! Lorelie looks foward to helping you develop your speaking confidence. 

 

Laura, James and Anthony

 

Aside from our two main Speech Pathologists there are some other excellent people on our team that make it all happen and ensure things run smoothly for our team and students. 

Special shout out to Laura, James and Anthony. 

Laura Wright been our superstar video editor for many years. She’s a delight to work with and we are amazed that she is still sane after editing hundreds of hours of Georgie’s mouth – we think that’s enough to make anyone crazy. Thank you Laura for all your great work.

James has supported Speech Active and Star Pronunciation in many capacities for over 10 years. He is enthusiastic and motivated and keeps things moving forward. 

Anthony is our systems guru. He assisted with building our courses and LMS. He’s very well organised (thank goodness) and is masses of fun to work with. Thanks Anthony for all the work that you do and for keeping our systems healthy and organised. 

 

Lorelie Merton – Speech Pathologist
Lorelie is an experienced Speech Pathologist who is passionate about clear communication. She brings to the team her experience supported by years of working with bilingual children to improve their language skills as well as specialist knowledge in working with articulation and pronunciation.

Her experience includes working with children and adults with articulation errors. She has volunteered with international student groups while studying at LaTrobe University & has friends from many parts of the world including India, China, Japan, Vietnam, Turkey, Indonesia, Malaysia & Germany. She knows how frustrating it can feel when people don’t understand you or ask you to repeat yourself! She can see the difference that Speech Active techniques make to the clarity of a person’s speech & is here to support you on your journey to clear English pronunciation.

Laura, James and Anthony

Aside from our two main Speech Pathologists there are some other excellent people on our team that make it all happen and ensure things run smoothly for our team and students. 

Special shout out to Laura, James and Anthony. 

Laura Wright been our superstar video editor for many years. She’s a delight to work with and we are amazed that she is still sane after editing hundreds of hours of Georgie’s mouth – we think that’s enough to make anyone crazy. Thank you Laura for all your great work.

James has supported Speech Active and Star Pronunciation in many capacities for over 10 years. He is enthusiastic and motivated and keeps things moving forward. 

Anthony is our systems guru. He assisted with building our courses and LMS. He’s very well organised (thank goodness) and is masses of fun to work with. Thanks Anthony for all the work that you do and for keeping our systems healthy and organised. 

Your step-by-step path to clear and confident English