About Ian

Ian Stanford has a degree in adult education, a graduate certificate in TESOL, a diploma in training assessment, and 2 Certificate 4s in TESOL. He specialises in IELTS and pronunciation. He is also a Toastmaster and teaches public speaking.

Originally he ran multiple travel agencies and was in the top 20% in Australia. He is now a teacher and has been for 15 years and has been teaching public speaking for 10 years.

Ian’s passion in life is interacting with and discovering different cultures worldwide. As a travel agent, he traveled all over the world to discover different cultures. As a teacher, the cultures come to him in the classroom and online.


Learn English can extend services remotely to businesses across Australia through email, phone, or video consultations.


Ian is based in Adelaide, SA and Learn English can provide face-to-face and on-site training in South Australia.


The course is extremely well-structured, and the teaching method employed is both efficient and effective. The instructor offers an in-depth understanding of the nuances involved in English pronunciation, doing so in a way that is engaging, easy to comprehend, and, most importantly, straightforward to apply in everyday conversation. The bite-sized video format makes the learning experience highly digestible, allowing students to easily grasp and practice the phonetics of the English language at their own pace. The instructor’s clear and patient approach makes learning enjoyable and relatable.
Rajan D.

Thank you ! Your videos have greatly improved my speaking!! LOVE IT!! Highly recommended this videos easy to understand and follow.
Regina V.

I like the very bits of detail provided by Ian. As I’m not a native English speaker, the explanations were delivered in a professional way. They helped me (a beginner in English) to master pronunciation in a short period of time.
Steven F.

It’s such a good course for English pronunciation practice!