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 salary

What Is a Typical TEFL Salary When Teaching Online or Abroad?

A lot of factors go into TEFL salary, like where you teach, your qualifications and experience, and what a particular employer offers. We’ll break these factors and others down to give you a realistic idea of how much money you can expect to make as an online or classroom-based English teacher.

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How to Get a Job Teaching English Online

You’re Hired! How to Get a Job Teaching English Online

Feeling the economic impact of the last several years, people of all ages, professions, and backgrounds are looking for jobs they can do online from the comfort and safety of their homes. If you’re wondering how to get an online teaching job even if you’ve never taught before, look no further. Demand for online English […]

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how to build rapport with ESL students

How to Build Rapport With ESL Students: 8 Strategies for Fostering Good Relationships

Before you put those PowerPoint slides onscreen or break out the worksheets in your next English class, have you checked how your students feel about taking the day’s lesson? There are numerous ways to connect with students, be it high-fives or special greetings. Even so, finding ways to make students feel comfortable and engaged in […]

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teach English in Japan

Teach English in Japan: A Guide to Requirements, Programs, and More

If you’re an English teacher looking to work in Japan, there’s a lot in store for you besides the country’s cutting-edge technology, kawaii culture, and unique cuisine. With plenty of TEFL opportunities in this East Asian island country, teaching in Japan gives you a chance to build up not only your career but also your […]

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teaching conversational English

10 Tips for Teaching Conversational English Like a Pro

More and more TEFL/TESOL educators are finding themselves teaching conversational English as the demand for classes focused on speaking and fluency continues to grow. But, what exactly does it mean to teach English conversation? Are these classes solely focused on free talk? In actuality, conversation classes require preparation and structure just like any other type […]

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avoid common pitfalls as a freelance online English teacher

Yes, You Can Teach English Online With No Experience!

You want to join the growing field of teaching English online and enjoy the perks of working from home and making your own schedule while helping people at the same time. You’ve got the qualifications and the equipment for the job, but is it possible to teach English online with no experience?

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independent online English teacher

Rachel, From the U.S., Independent Online English Teacher

Being proficient in the Spanish language paved the way for Rachel Bryan, from the U.S., to not only meet Hispanic people but also help them improve their English skills. As an independent online English tutor, she teaches learners from Latin America. She shares how volunteering inspired her to pursue a path in TEFL, how she […]

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TEFL Interview Questions

Advice From an Expert: TEFL Interview Questions & How to Answer Them

What’s the key to acing your TEFL interview? Preparation. Learn what schools and online tutoring companies are looking for when hiring new teachers, questions that are typically asked during a job interview (and how to answer them), and specific tips for preparing for your own job interview.

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freelance English teacher

What Is a Freelance English Teacher (and Should I Become One)?

Find out how being a freelance English teacher is different from working with an ESL company, and discover your options when it comes to working for yourself. Plus, hear what freelancing is like from English teachers currently doing it!

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Skills You Need to Launch an Online English Tutoring Business

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

From finding students and creating lessons to scheduling classes and collecting payments, establishing your own ESL business may make you feel like you need to be a jack of all trades. But there’s no need to panic! You probably already possess the essential teaching skills and technical equipment to get started and, fortunately, the other […]

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