NEW Haptic Pronunciation Teaching (HaPT-Eng) Courses!

Haptic pronunciation teaching has been shown to be an excellent and flexible way to provide modeling, feedback and correction of pronunciation, plus enhance learning of vocabulary. HaPT-Eng uses specially designed gesture plus touch to make pronunciation teaching more effective and efficient. It is easy to learn and easy to teach with!

A. NEW online HaPT-Eng certificate course with Trinity Western University

  • July 22nd ~ August 10th
  • 12 modules, 4 per week, at self-study pace
  • Basic format: 45 minute video, participatory session; 1 hour of independent practice per module
  • 2 tests (See format below)
  • Cost: $400 CAD
  • For further information, contact: Bill Acton, at

B. Haptic pronunciation teaching self study course features:
  • Background in pronunciation teaching or linguistics is not essential.
  • Self-paced modules of the complete, 10-module course take about 2 hours to complete
  • Recommended course length is one module per week for 10-12 weeks (up to 6 months to complete)
  • Designed especially for the non-native English speaking teacher.
  • Can be taken as self-study or for certification.
  • ·Includes all materials necessary to do haptic pronunciation in your classroom! 
  • 2, 30-minute consulting sessions with Bill Acton or another experienced haptician, once the course begins. 
Purchasing the self-study version of the course:

HaPT-Eng Basic Course
HaPT-Eng Basic Course Certificate
$200 CAD plus tax
$100 CAD plus tax
  • PDF (copying permitted) of the course book
  • Instructor Notes
  • 6-month unlimited access to course videos from (DVDs available also)
  • No limit on number of participants at one site or school. (Haptic Pronunciation study groups of teachers for professional development are highly recommended.)
  • Ongoing consultation (2)
  • Personalized feedback on the two video/written tests and final SKYPE report.
  • Certification for one person provided by or can be offered in partnership with your institution. (Contact for further details.)

  • You can pay by PayPal,  check, cash, bank transfer or barter! (For any of those options, or to get a free, introductory look at the first module of the course, please email us:
For more information on haptic pronunciation teaching:

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