Want to teach English and travel the world, but you’re not too sure where you want to go? I mean, with amazing places like Thailand, Italy, or even South America, it can be hard to decide on just one place! But luckily as an online English teacher, you don’t have to decide on just one place! You can travel to any country and work on your schedule. Be your boss! Want only to work three or four days a week, that’s entirely up to you! The benefits of teaching online are amazing and can create such an incredible opportunity for you to travel the world and live the life of your dreams.
But how do you become an online English teacher? There are so many companies you can work for – be sure to check out our list and their requirements here! Along with becoming TEFL certified, what will truly set you apart is taking a course in specifically becoming certified in teaching English online. With our 30-hour Teaching English Online certification course, you will be more than prepared to succeed and to stand out on your application. Our course walks you through every aspect of teaching English online!
In module one, you will learn all about your virtual classroom. You’ll start by learning all of the necessary tools you will need to succeed as an online teacher. Besides, we’ll walk you through all of the different platforms you would use as a teacher so that even if you aren’t tech-savvy, you can still succeed! Lastly, we will walk you through how to set up your virtual classroom and recommend some tools to make your life as a virtual teacher easier.
Next, we will discuss your role as a teacher, including the different classes you may teach from different levels to subjects (i.e. business English). Also, we walk you through separate classroom management tips to make the most of your time together!
In the third module, we discuss teaching one-on-one and in small groups. As an online teacher, the majority of your classes will be with one-on-one courses or small groups of students (3-4), depending on the company you work for. To begin, we give you the pros and cons of teaching one-on-one classes as well as some tips on how to succeed in an individual level. Next, we dive into the actual lessons themselves and different activities that you can use in your virtual classroom. Besides, we give you various topics and examples based on age groups, language level, and course type.
In the fourth module, we will teach you how to deliver practical lessons to your students. We start by discussing different delivery methods that you can use before giving you various resources to use to help you plan, prepare, and deliver your lesson. Besides, we will walk you through the seven steps to creating a successful lesson plan as well as provide you with examples of course.
In our fifth module, we will discuss your role as a teacher again focusing on learning styles, charting progress, and so much more! We’ll start by going over different types of learners, such as what will help visual learners vs kinaesthetic learners. Lastly, we will help you with how to correct your students.
Lastly, as you are becoming an online English teacher, there are several different paths you can take. For example, you can work for an English teaching company, or you can become a freelance English teacher. To help you succeed, we will walk you through all of the specifics of each, from how to set up your freelancing website to working for an established company!
So what are you waiting for? Enrol today in our online English teaching course to help you succeed in your new career path!