Clarity • Confidence • Eloquence

Ear & Speak is about communication – helping clients from a diversity of backgrounds improve their skills. My job is to help you towards your goals.

- Dr Duncan Markham

We offer flexible and dynamic one-on-one training in Melbourne, covering accent modification, elocution lessons or other communication skills for better English. We also have a unique online accent reduction course for clients elsewhere in Australia. (⇢ Overview of services)


  • make yourself more easily understood: repeat yourself less often
  • speak with smoother rhythm and flow: improve the fine detail of English pronunciation
  • learn to speak like an Australian (if you want): the special characteristics of Australian English accent/pronunciation
  • identify and correct grammatical problems
  • express ideas by organising your thoughts better


  • help people understand you the first time you say something
  • hear "Where are you from?" less often
  • perform better in job interviews and the workplace
  • develop your conversational skills
  • understand and resolve inter-cultural issues


  • broaden your vocabulary
  • choose the best words
  • converse on a wide range of topics
  • shape your message for the right audience

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