Star Pronunciation Courses have been created by Speech Pathologists (Speech Therapists) using the training techniques of Georgie Taylor (nee Harding).
We have 3 wonderful Speech Pathologists on our team. Georgie, Lorelie and Sarah are all experienced Speech Pathologists and pronunciation teachers who are passionate about helping people communicate better, because in the words of Anthony Robbins ‘The way we communicate, ultimately determines the quality of our lives.’
Georgie Taylor – Speech Pathologist
A Speech Pathology Degree 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 Star Pronunciation 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.
Georgie has regularly featured in the media:
- Star Pronunciation wins iAward – Herald-Sun Business.
- Appearances on ABC Radio discussing pronunciation
- Featured in Melbourne City Weekly magazines
- The ABC documentary, the Sounds of Aus (2007)
- Interviews about ‘How to Improve your English Pronunciation’ on Channel 31 TV.
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 Star Pronunciation techniques make to the clarity of a person’s speech & is here to support you on your journey to clear English pronunciation.
Sarah Gaussen – Speech Pathologist
Sarah is an enthusiastic and motivated Speech Pathologist who brings more than 10 years experience to Star Pronunciation. Since graduating, Sarah has worked in a variety of roles assisting both adults and children.
Sarah has a strong interest in effective communication skills as it contributes to the overall wellbeing of an individual. As an experienced therapist, Sarah believes in Star Pronunciation training as an effective and efficient tool for improving one’s pronunciation. Sarah has collaborated with Georgie Taylor since the infancy of Star Pronunciation, and has recently joined as a committed team member.
A ‘Star’ communicator and a caring and happy individual, Sarah is an excellent addition to the Star Pronunciation team.