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NHC Diploma in

Phonetics & Phonolgy

Key Details

Hybrid Learning

Virtual Campus


Delve into the micro and macro of English phonetics with the Diploma in Phonetics and Phonology. This programme focuses on basic analysis of linguistic data with the aim of being able to teach English accurately and with more confidence.


Across three levels, learners will become familiarised with phonetic and phonological systems within the larger system of the English language, and will be introduced to the general principles of acoustic phonetics and phonological rules.


This programme is for English language teachers who want to ensure they are conveying English accurately as well as for anyone seeking to understand phonetics and phonology found in the English language.


Course Information

Course Information


Level 1:

Phonetics: Description and Transcription


Level 2:

Phonology: Aspects of connected speech


Level 3:

Conversation & Pragmatics: Real Dialog and Conversation


Submission of assignments will result in the achievement of the Diploma in Phonetics and Phonology. These include quizzes and audio recordings of prepared scripts.


Hybrid Learning

With this mode of learning, you will receive all the benefits of Distance Learning plus up to twelve hours of one-to-one support with an expert tutor who will guide you through the course. The schedule is flexible and will be determined between yourself and our admission team in the UK upon enrolment.

Virtual Campus

On the Virtual Campus, you’ll meet weekly with like-minded students from all over the world to engage in close-nit discussions of key subjects and discuss real workplace experiences. This is a great opportunity to network with other professionals from a variety of backgrounds and cultures. You’ll still get all the benefits of a Distance Learning student.


Career Prospects

This diploma aims to build trainees’ confidence in the rules of the spoken English language, allowing them to teach it correctly.


Career paths include:


  • ESL teacher

  • Any role requiring skilled competency in English communication

Career Prospects

Why Choose
Notting Hill College

We are an accredited British institution that aims to provide a quality learning experience and opportunities to grow.

Receive a diploma from an accredited British institution meaning your achievements will be recognised globally.

Choose a mode of study that best suits your needs and learning style.

Choose your own flexible learning schedule.

Keep up to date with the latest understandings of phonetics and phonology.

Save money with affordable payment plans.

Learn from expert teachers.

Access hours of additional resources to facilitate your learning process.

Access recordings of your live virtual sessions so you never miss a lesson.

Have a continuous authentication of your certificates with the Lifetime Verification Service.

Enjoy excellent support and communication services.

Join a network of thousands of global Notting Hill College graduates who have qualified from one of our courses.

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