Speech Tuition


The College offers Private Speech Tuition to PLC Sydney and external students from Kindergarten to Year 12. The program builds confidence and competence in oral communication.

Our professional speech tutors help students to develop communication and presentation skills that will provide a lifetime of confidence in public speaking and performance activities.

Lesson topics include: 
  • voice production, articulation and modulation
  • public speaking: prepared and impromptu, formal and informal
  • presentation techniques and non-verbal communication skills
  • external examinations and eisteddfod preparation
  • performance through dramatic text and improvisation

Yearly assessment by the Australian Speech Communication Association (ASCA) and /or the Australian Music Examinations Board (AMEB). Eisteddfod work may be undertaken. Individual reports are provided at the end of each semester.

There are a number of different types of lessons available:

Group Lessons

Group lessons are available to both Junior and Senior students and occur at various times before, during and after school for approximately 40 minutes. Maximum of six students.

Semi-Private Lessons

Semi-private lessons are available for paired students (maximum 2 students) for Years 7 -12. Lessons are 30 minutes duration.

Private Lessons

Private lessons are available for individual students Years 7 - 12 for 30 minutes per lesson.

co-curricular-icon  To find out more about Private Speech Tuition at PLC Sydney.


Ms Lynette Hawkey
Head of Speech and Public Speaking (External), MUN Director and Head of Debating
T (+612) 9704 5657 
E: lhawkey@plc.nsw.edu.au