Certificate in Practical phonetics and Phonology


ACPP  [Advanced Certificate in Practical Phonetics]

[WESCO Higher Institute of Professional Training]

Program Director

Mode of Study


Mr.Protus Bobga NJI

ý Distance Learning

þ Classroom-based Learning

ý Blended Learning

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[+237 33123617 / 33413353]


[Phonetics is the study of the sounds of human speech - Like many languages, English has wide variation in pronunciation, both historically and from dialect to dialect. In general, however, the regional dialects of English are phonologically similar.

Phonological analysis of English is seen through standard accents, such as Received Pronunciation for England, General American for the United States, and General Australian for Australia. In this course we shall concentrate on Received Pronunciation also known as the RP and any other will remain a point of reference for comparison.

Pronunciation is not an option when it comes to language learning-Teachers of ESOL need to give due attention to teaching the sounds of English along with everything else.]

Admission Requirement

Applications for course participation will be considered from teachers of ESOL and graduates of all disciplines.  Non-native speaker graduates or teachers of ESOL are particularly welcome.]

Admission Procedure

[A pre task work is taken to prove your fluency in English Language]

Open Enrollment Policy

[Enrollment is done on site or by email.]


Ø  [Unit 1. Introduction to RP, IPA - the International Phonetic Alphabet and transcription.

Ø  Unit 2. Further transcription and ear training. The Schwa, stressed and unstressed syllables and syllabic consonants. 

Ø  Unit 3. Speech connection and transcription.How to get the last consonant correctly

Ø  Unit 4. Points of Articulation.

Ø  Unit 5. Word Stress, homographs – homonyms - homophone, sentence stress, contrastive stress, vowel sounds and the articulation of vowels.

Ø  Unit 6. Intonation and the articulation of diphthongs.

Ø  Unit 7. Presenting sounds, word and sentence stress, consonant clusters and contractions to the class.

Ø  Unit 8. How to teaching intonation and speech connection.

Ø  Unit 9. Neutralization, Elision and Linking]

Affordable Tuition Fees


Fees and Charges


15.000Frs cfa  = $30.00 US



385.000Frs cfa  = $770.00 US





[Course is taken in our Douala Campus and Yaounde Campus]

Flexible Payment Options

We understand that the pursuit of a college degree can represent financial uncertainties and challenges. PHU offers flexible payment plans to make your learning affordable.



Registration + $200.00 up front


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You may discuss with our Admission Director for other plans which fit your needs.

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