In light of the COVID-19 crisis, we highly encourage meeting with your tutor online. Read more about

Find Public Speaking tutors in Illinois

Pay-as-you-go private Public Speaking tutoring in-person or online

With the Good Fit Guarantee, love your first lesson, or it’s free

Compare qualifications, hourly rates, travel policies, and reviews to find the right local expert for you.

Collaborate with your tutor in person or through Wyzant's free, browser based online learning tool.

Only pay for the time you need. No subscriptions, no upfront costs. Just affordable results nearby.

Get 1:1 Help Fast

The Best Public Speaking Tutors in Illinois

104 IL private Public Speaking tutors / Find the best local Public Speaking tutor in IL

See more experts ›
Ruth S.
50/hour

Evanston, IL

Self-Expression: Finding Your Public Speaking Voice

I work as a trainer in corporations. All of my work requires excellent communication skills, speaking in front of employee audiences of various backgrounds on a variety of training topics. read more

50/hour
4.8 (123)
42 hours tutoring Public Speaking out of 420 hours
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

I work as a trainer in corporations. All of my work requires excellent communication skills, speaking in front of employee audiences of various backgrounds on a variety of training topics. read more

Philip H.
70/hour

Chicago, IL

Yale student with competitive public speaking experience

I am an experienced public speaker who has won local competitions and created their own TED talks. I have helped students of all ages gain confidence speaking, better structure their presentations, and learn how to captivate an audience. Samples... read more

70/hour
5.0 (27)
63 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

I am an experienced public speaker who has won local competitions and created their own TED talks. I have helped students of all ages gain confidence speaking, better structure their presentations, and learn how to captivate an audience. Samples... read more

Deborah B.
25/hour

Aurora, IL

MA in Communications with 20 years of teaching public speaking

For over 20 years, I have taught in face-to-face and online classroom environments, public speaking, a general education course providing students with a variety of experiences that develop the basic concepts of the oral communication... read more

25/hour
5.0 (36)
43 hours tutoring Public Speaking out of 62 hours
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

For over 20 years, I have taught in face-to-face and online classroom environments, public speaking, a general education course providing students with a variety of experiences that develop the basic concepts of the oral communication... read more

Mark W.
60/hour

Evanston, IL

35 years' experience teaching language, & writing!

Specifically, I can talk in more detail about structure and grammar than most English teachers who have only taught in the U.S. With regard to public speaking, I have been teaching it ever since I started graduate school, 35 years ago. It... read more

60/hour
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

Specifically, I can talk in more detail about structure and grammar than most English teachers who have only taught in the U.S. With regard to public speaking, I have been teaching it ever since I started graduate school, 35 years ago. It... read more

Karin M.
54/hour

Chicago, IL

Actor, Host, Moderator, Live Lit, Public Speaking Coach

I have a BS in Communications and Theater, and have taught public speaking curriculum, as well as working with ESL/ELL learners on speaking skills. One of the courses I taught was the 20-class Natural Speaker Series, based on Randy... read more

54/hour
5.0 (18)
8 hours tutoring Public Speaking out of 202 hours
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

I have a BS in Communications and Theater, and have taught public speaking curriculum, as well as working with ESL/ELL learners on speaking skills. One of the courses I taught was the 20-class Natural Speaker Series, based on Randy... read more

Jon R.
60/hour

Chicago, IL

Writing, Social Sciences: Experienced PhD

I have taught public speaking at the university level - speechmaking and delivery as well as speechwriting. As a professional, I have written speeches for others and given dozens of presentations and speeches - from informational talks to... read more

60/hour
5.0 (18)
48 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

I have taught public speaking at the university level - speechmaking and delivery as well as speechwriting. As a professional, I have written speeches for others and given dozens of presentations and speeches - from informational talks to... read more

Brian R.
30/hour

Chicago, IL

Theatre & English Teacher w/ Masters specializing in Public Speaking

I am a Masters level teacher who has extensive knowledge in teaching the art of public speaking, speech writing, analysis of public speaking, and more. I have been teaching Public Speaking, Speech, Debate, Communications, and... read more

30/hour
5.0 (17)
11 hours tutoring Public Speaking out of 52 hours
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

I am a Masters level teacher who has extensive knowledge in teaching the art of public speaking, speech writing, analysis of public speaking, and more. I have been teaching Public Speaking, Speech, Debate, Communications, and... read more

JOSEPH F.
50/hour

Chicago, IL

20+ years experience as public speaking teacher and coach

I teach public speaking classes at Columbia College Chicago - and have since 2004. I am a veteran public speaker and emcee, running meetings and shows ranging from political debates to nonprofit fundraisers, and from union campaign speeches... read more

50/hour
5.0 (27)
2 hours tutoring Public Speaking out of 39 hours
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

I teach public speaking classes at Columbia College Chicago - and have since 2004. I am a veteran public speaker and emcee, running meetings and shows ranging from political debates to nonprofit fundraisers, and from union campaign speeches... read more

Audrey K.
65/hour

Highland Park, IL

Experienced Certified English Teacher

Hello! I'm Audrey. I've recently moved back to Chicago. In May, I earned my MA in English Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. Before that I taught English in Japan for more than 6 years. While I was in Japan, I taught children... read more

65/hour
5.0 (92)
299 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

Hello! I'm Audrey. I've recently moved back to Chicago. In May, I earned my MA in English Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. Before that I taught English in Japan for more than 6 years. While I was in Japan, I taught children... read more

Kenny H.
50/hour

Villa Park, IL

B.A in Secondary English Education

While speech is a necessity to be a licensed teacher, it is not the only place I learned to publicly speak. I have a background in theatre, including improvisation, formal productions, and debate. With my degree in English education,... read more

50/hour
5.0 (12)
24 hours tutoring
Offers in person & online lessons
See Tutors Like This

While speech is a necessity to be a licensed teacher, it is not the only place I learned to publicly speak. I have a background in theatre, including improvisation, formal productions, and debate. With my degree in English education,... read more

Trusted with over 6 million hours of lessons since 2005

Success stories

Real stories from real people

Since 2005, Wyzant has provided a way for people to learn any subject in a way that works for them.

How much for private Public Speaking tutoring lessons

Illinois Public Speaking Tutors Cost $35 - 60 per hour on average

What’s a fair price for a private Illinois Public Speaking tutor? Illinois Public Speaking tutors using Wyzant are professional subject experts who set their own price based on their demand and skill.

$25 $100
$35
$60

Choose Your Tutor

Compare tutor costs. With a range of price options, there’s a tutor for every budget.

No Upfront Fees

Sign up, search, and message with expert tutors free of charge.

No Costly Packages

Only pay for the time you need. Whether it’s one lesson or seven, you decide what to spend.

Pay After Your Lesson

Get the help you need first. You’ll only be charged after your lesson is complete.

Love Your Lesson Or It’s Free

Your first hour with a new tutor is protected by Wyzant’s Good Fit Guarantee. If you’re not satisfied with your lesson, you don’t pay. No questions asked.

Reported on by leading news outlets