A young English teacher teaches English online from home after school.

FAQs: How to Teach English Online from Home

Working from home, making your own schedule, meeting different people around the world – there are so many things to love about teaching English online! Get answers to the most common questions about this growing TEFL field.

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Teaching English Online vs in the Classroom

Teaching Online vs. the Classroom – How Do They Compare?

Which is better for you – the virtual classroom or a traditional, brick and mortar TEFL school? Learning the differences between these options can help you decide which of the two to pursue – or if you should do both!

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Shella Chua, Filipino Teacher in China

Bridge Grad, Shella, on Her TEFL Career in Asia and Recent Shift to Online Teaching

Over the last 14 years, Shella has taught in various parts of Asia, such as Taiwan and, most recently, the Yunnan Province in China. She talked to us about her experience as a teacher and how her plans have been affected by the current coronavirus situation.

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Rachel teaching online in Mexico

Bridge Grad, Rachel, Describes Teaching Online with VIPKID

Bridge graduate, Rachel Story, has been teaching English online with the VIPKid for several years, allowing her to work from anywhere in the world. She describes what her online tutoring job is like, including the requirements, pay, pros and cons, and more.

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TEFL teacher doing an online interview

What is a Skype TEFL Job Interview Really Like?

You’ve applied for TEFL jobs abroad, and now you have a job interview! Great, but how does it work? Brendan O’Shea is here to walk you through a TEFL job interview and provide helpful insight on how to be successful in them!

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Online English Teacher

Can I Teach English Online With No Degree? 

Yes, it’s absolutely possible! We’ll share some online English tutoring companies that hire teachers without bachelor’s degrees, give you tips for standing out when applying to jobs, and even offer alternatives avenues for teaching online.

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Claire, Teaching English Online in the U.S.

Claire, Mapping Out Her Future as an Online English Teacher

Bridge IDELTOnline grad, Claire, is a long-time classroom teacher whose deep love for teaching the language led her to become a full-time online English tutor last year. She tells us why she decided to teach online, what it’s like working as a tutor with English First, and discusses the rewards and challenges of teaching in the virtual classroom.

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Online English teacher

What is a Marketplace for Teaching English Online and Should I Use One?

If you’re thinking of teaching English online, you may have considered working for a company or even starting your own tutoring business – but there’s a sweet spot in the middle of those two options, which is the marketplace for online teachers and students.

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teaching online on a tablet

No Puppets Required! 8 Companies to Teach Adults English Online

Are you eager to get into the growing field of teaching English online but just can’t picture yourself tutoring young kids? Don’t worry – you’ve still got plenty of options! Here are 8 companies where you can teach English to adults online – no puppets required.

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Teaching English Online Course With Practicum

Bridge Teaching English Online Certification Has Been Updated – And Now Has a Practicum!

The online English teaching job market is growing fast as teachers and students are drawn to the accessibility and convenience of the virtual classroom. Our newly updated Certification in Teaching English Online + hands-on practicum will qualify you for the best positions and help you stand out to employers!

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