Direct Speech is a public speaking and English tutoring business that is based in Melbourne, Victoria. It is a dynamic business with a dynamic leader. We offer all courses and tuition in speaking and writing and English skills.
Started in 2004 by Judith Field, Direct Speech has grown into the go to company for teaching speaking in schools as well as to corporates and small businesses. Field also offers one-on-one training for individuals and students (Grade 5 and above).
Field’s courses are sharp, short and sensational. In three sessions she can take you from where you are to where you want to be. The first session deals with the nuts and bolts of speaking. Field has tips collected from over 20 years in the industry. The second and third sessions allow participants to show what they have learned and put the tips into practice.
The feedback from Field’s courses is consistently excellent. Comments like, “The best course I have ever done.” to “Your course was life changing.” to “I got the job, thanks to you.” are just typical of the feedback. Her private English students also do so well that they get into the university courses of their choice (most of them, anyway.)
Prices are reasonable and effects are lasting. Some bump into “Mrs Purple” and tell her they are still using her tips 13 years later. The courses are effective.
Based in South Caulfield or willing to come to large firms, Field can meet your speaking needs and English needs.
Field has made a DVD and CD and written a book called Speech Matters. They are full of tips, exercises, ideas and humour. Order your copy today from my website.
So, whether it’s a school speech, a conference keynote, a zoom group an English essay a wedding speech or a funeral oration, Field is for you.
…a number of the boys made very favourable comments on the presentation and how it helped them to understand what is expected of them in terms of presenting themselves to an audience, structuring their speech and maximising their opportunity to improve their marks by aligning content and presentation.
Dear Judith, Thank you very much for your always marvellous presentation, many students and several of the staff came up to me to say how good it was.
Urszula Horbacz (Balwyn High School)
Judith runs a great course. She was very positive and specific about what I was doing well and what I needed to improve. I feel much more confident now. I recommend her to anyone.
Your ability to cut to the chase and say the right words at the right time inspire me to improve my communication skills…
Stephen Lee Burman
“Judith teaches with real passion and engages her students on every level. It is a wonderful course that gets results across all components of the public speaking spectrum.”
An amazing course which built self confidence and skills.
“The most valuable in service I have every done. So much achieved in such little time.”
TAC (Transport Accident Commission)
Hi Judith, Your course is fun, effective and personal – a great combination. I have prepared and given a small speech this week and managed to work consciously throughout it with pause, pace and a eye contact. Great to put your tips into practice!
Alison Potts (Swisse Vitamins)
Judith, all I can say is thank you very much for proving some very useful tools for my tool box. I carry this tool box with me everywhere and now I am confident I have a whole playing tool. Thanks again. Thoroughly engaging and personal.
Cameron (Wesley College)