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Diploma in

Phonetics & Phonology

Pronounce and teach English correctly


The Diploma in Phonetics and Phonology is a distinguished course focusing on basic analysis of linguistic data. The course, which consists of 30 hours and 3 levels, aims to familiarize students with the phonetic and phonological systems, with the larger system of English language. The study also focuses on the micro and the macro-level of English phonetics. It also introduces students to acoustic phonetics and to general principles of phonological rules and representations.

Who is this course for?

This course is for teachers or anyone who seeks understanding of the phonetic and phonological systems in the English language. Learning about these two elements is essential because you will learn how to pronounce English words correctly in order to communicate effectively in a classroom or with other people.


Level 1 Phonetics: Description and Transcription Level 2 Phonology: Aspects of connected speech Level 3 Conversation & Pragmatics: Real Dialog and Conversation

Delivery and Duration

*10 credits *12 hours of study- hybrid learning *30 hours of study- virtual campus *You can study this course through Distance learning, Hybrid Learning or Virtual Campus How does each mode of study work?
Distance Learning For the self-guided, busy individual who wants full control over their learning. With this mode you will be given 24/7 access to the Learning Management System where you will find all course information and resources, Then you can study and submit assignments at your own pace. You will still have access to a tutor should you have any questions. 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. To view our up to date schedule please visit: to view our up-to-date schedule please click here.


Quizzes and 3 audio recordings of prepared script

Why choose the NHC Diploma in phonetics & phonology?

We are an accredited British institute that aims to provide the best learning experience and opportunities to grow as a teacher. Enrolling with NHC means:

  • You'll achieve a British accredited certificate that is valuable worldwide
  • Choosing your own flexible learning schedule
  • Saving money with affordable payment plans
  • Getting access to hours of additional resources to facilitate the learning process
  • Choosing a mode of study that best suits your needs and learning style
  • The chance to keep up to date with the latest trends in Teacher Training
  • Access to expert British teachers
  • Access to recordings of live sessions if you're studying Virtual Campus, so you never miss a lesson
  • Lifetime verification services for your certificate
  • Excellent support and communication services
You'll be joining thousands of teachers worldwide who have qualified from one of our courses!

Notting Hill College

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