PESL Certification Workshops and e-Learning Courses

For over three decades, the Institute of Language and Phonology, founded by Dr. Arthur J. Compton, has been a leader in the field of accent modification instruction.

The ILP Training Division is dedicated to providing high quality training via live workshops, web-based instructional programs and printed publications. Our training is for individuals who wish to train other individuals.

The Institute of Language and Phonology equips speech pathologists, linguists and ESL teachers to deliver structured, thorough and evidence-based services to individuals who want a proven accent modification program, gains in personal confidence, and stronger communication skills.


Our Cornerstone Training:

The Compton Pronouncing English as a Second Language (PESL) Program

Our Training Delivery Formats:

Live Workshops and Self-paced e-Learning Courses


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Check our schedule of live 2-day certification workshops.


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Web-based courses and community for certification, marketing and business skills related to the PESL method


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Free information and workshop updates for those interested in ILP.
Networking, business tools and referrals for certified PESL instructors.


 compton_pesl_online_logoThe official web-based foreign accent assessment tool used
by certified PESL instructors.


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