Teaching English Online

Online English teaching is the fastest-growing sector in English Language Teaching. Whether you’re new to teaching and want to find out more or are an established online tutor looking for professional development, we have resources for all types of virtual EFL teachers. Learn about the skills and technology needed for the virtual classroom, online teaching salaries, job opportunities, best practices, and much more. We’ll help you successfully navigate teaching English online from home!

TEFL digital nomads

Things I Wish I’d Known: TEFL Digital Nomads Talk Traveling and Teaching

When some people think of working as a digital nomad, they envision constant gallivanting and sleeping in rundown hostels around the globe, completely independent of location, relying only on a strong internet connection to complete their work. While that is at times the reality, there’s a lot of behind-the-scenes preparation when teaching while traveling. For […]

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how to start an online english teaching business

How to Start an Online English Teaching Business (Without Breaking the Bank)

Dreaming of being in charge of your teaching schedule, work location, and even your hourly rates as a teacher? It’s all possible as a freelance online English teacher. Best of all, you can start your own business without breaking the bank. We’ll show you how.

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How to Stand Out on Teacher Marketplace Platforms

Tutor marketplaces can be scary places for both veteran and new teachers. With hundreds of profiles, it can be hard to stand out on English teaching platforms. Let’s take a look at some easy ways you can increase your profile’s visibility and attract a lot more students. Earn Specialized Certification in Teaching English Online as […]

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Can You Teach English Without Knowing Another Language?

Many aspiring ESL teachers fear that they won’t be able to teach English without knowing another language. This fear is unfounded, as most ESL opportunities do not require teachers to speak their students’ native language, and some won’t even allow it! Let’s take a closer look at why this is and what teaching strategies you […]

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Top Tips From 3 Experienced Online English Teachers

From troubleshooting poor Wi-Fi signals to engaging distracted students, every online English teacher has had his or her fair share of struggles and lessons learned in the virtual classroom. Nevertheless, it’s these experiences that make an online ESL lesson better every time. Below, three seasoned virtual English tutors talk about the biggest challenges they have […]

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5 Organizations Where You Can Volunteer to Teach English Online

You don’t have to wait until National Volunteer Month – it’s April, by the way! – to contemplate how you can be a force for positive change in society. Thanks to the advent of virtual education, you can now volunteer to teach English online anytime and from anywhere, and you can have a powerful impact […]

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Halan, From Brazil, Teaching Aviation English Online

Leveraging his background in aviation and his communication skills, Bridge grad Halan Bastos, from Brazil, began his own online ESL venture, in which he specializes in teaching aviation English in his home country. Read on to find out how he got started in this TEFL niche and how he has transformed the lives of many […]

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What Am I Worth? Setting Your Rates as a Freelance English Tutor (and Other Financial Issues)

One of the perks of running your online tutoring business is the freedom to set and scale your own hourly teaching rates. But how much should you charge students per hour so that you don’t lose potential learners or undersell yourself? Find your class pricing sweet spot as a freelancer.

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How many hours of TEFL/TESOL certification do I need

How Many Hours of TEFL/TESOL Certification Do I Need? Is 120 Enough?

Find out what you really need to qualify for jobs teaching English online or abroad and get tips for choosing the right TEFL/TESOL course for your plans.

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Skills You Need to Launch a Freelance Online English Tutoring Business

7 Non-Teaching Skills You Need to Launch a Freelance Online English Tutoring Business

From finding students and creating lessons to scheduling classes and collecting payments, starting a freelance ESL career may make you feel like you need to be a jack-of-all-trades. But there’s no need to panic! Fortunately, the business, marketing, and operational skills you need to launch a freelance online tutoring business can be learned.

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