Online Accent Training

According to research by Dean R. Hoge, PhD, and Aniedi Okure, OP*, the most common feedback given by U.S. parishioners about their international priest pastors is the difficulty they have in understanding their accents.

*International Priests in America: Challenges and Opportunities; Liturgical Press, 2006, p. 51

The Institute for Priests and Presbyterates' 12-week accent acquisition program uses web-based audio and video technology along with online learning materials to provide individual, personalized training, Utilizing the Compton P-ESL accent acquisition method, which has been used successfully by thousands of clients in areas such as film, customer service and international business, our instructors have helped priests in dioceses across the U.S.