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When it comes to choosing the best online TESOL certification course you need to consider all the main options, what you want the qualification for, and what you hope to achieve with it once certified. First we will look at all the main online course options.
The different types of online courses are easily separated by the average number of hours they require to complete them.
Weekend courses: These are often marketed as “taster courses” and are done mainly at weekends to give those who are already employed a chance to see what TESOL is about. Due to time constraints (they usually last about 10 hours in total) there is limited material covered in terms of teaching and learning, but they can be useful to help you decide if doing a full course would be worthwhile for you.
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Our 170-hour teaching English as a foreign language with online specialization course has been designed for those who would like to gain a qualification to enter the TESOL employment market and wish to maximize their options. Through this course we will give you the knowledge and skills needed to teach English in both classroom and online settings. The course is taken in two parts: First, our 120-hour certification is completed. This is followed by a further 50 hours of study looking at the particular skills needed to teach English online. One added benefit of the course is that on completion you will gain access to a unique graduate network, connecting you to ITTT alumni currently employed by many of the major employers in online teaching.
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Teaching English Online is a rapidly expanding area of the TEFL/TESOL market. Estimates show that beyond 2020 there may be more people learning English online worldwide than face-to-face. No previous experience or training in education is required to complete this course. The course is designed for anyone who is currently working, or intends to work within the field of Teaching English Online.
On completion of the course, you should have gained a basic knowledge of teachers and their roles, students and their needs, how to manage a classroom and the all-important skill of creating your own lessons, all with specific reference to teaching English online. Further topics of study include the practical requirements of hardware and software needed and how to use this. The course concludes with... [Read more]
This article delves into the transition from teaching English as a second or foreign language online to delivering the same in a brick-and-mortar classroom setting. The assumption is that you have considerable experience teaching in a virtual environment and thus, a certain level of teaching proficiency.
There are three main factors that we will cover:
Teaching English online offers the flexibility of location, requiring only a robust internet connection. On the other hand, teaching English in a physical classroom is feasible in both English and non-English speaking countries. It's critical to research and understand the culture of the nation you plan to teach in because the teaching norms could differ from online teaching.
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The ESL teaching industry has undergone (and continues to undergo) huge changes over the last twenty years. We have seen massive growth in required provision as the language of English has been accepted as the ‘lingua franca’ worldwide.
Over the last ten years in particular much of the growth in provision has been provided by online teaching and learning. This trend has allowed for a whole new sector of ESL teaching to emerge and provide employment opportunities which are outside the conventional teaching requirements.
In particular, online teaching has opened up the teaching world to those who do not wish to remain in one place for any particular length of time. Such employment is commonly referred to as being a ‘Digital Nomad’. With a good computer, ability to connect... [Read more]
A multitude of TEFL certified instructors opt for teaching English online due to the flexibility it provides, allowing them to balance their professional commitments with personal responsibilities. When applying to online teaching platforms, it is often required to present a demo video to potential employers. This could either be a personal introduction and explanation of your teaching philosophy or an actual demo lesson, demonstrating your teaching abilities and personality. This video might be used solely for the interview process or, in some instances, shared with prospective students to gauge your teaching style.
Teaching online necessitates a heightened reliance on facial expressions, body language, hand gestures, and props more than a physical classroom does. Your comfort level... [Read more]
Great news for those of you who have an interest in teaching overseas but are wary of committing to a single location: Teaching is ranked among the highest paying remote jobs and is rapidly becoming a popular career choice for those seeking to work from home.
What makes online teaching jobs even more appealing is not only the opportunity to earn by speaking English, but also the potential to secure English teaching positions online without any prior experience. If you are interested in globe-trotting while generating income through English communication, explore these high-paying online teaching jobs that you can undertake from anywhere around the globe with just your laptop.
Preply is a digital platform for language learning that empowers students to work at their convenience and at... [Read more]
Teaching English online generally requires all the same skills and knowledge as in-class teaching, although you will also need to be confident with the technology involved. Some online teaching platforms operate their lessons via their own software, while others operate using general communication programs such as Google Classroom or Zoom.
If you choose to go down the online teaching route you will find that there are just as many different potential scenarios as there are in traditional classroom teaching. You might find yourself teaching only kindergarten children or only adults, or any other mix in between. Your lessons might be strictly one-to-one or you might have groups of various sizes. Specialized courses such as business English are also a common option.
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http://www.teflcourse.net This video covers the structure and usage of the past continuous tense. This structure of this tense is: Positive: Subject + was/were + present participle. She was working last night. Negative: Subject + was/were + not + present participle. He was not teaching yesterday. Question: Was/were + subject + present participle Was she driving yesterday? The past continuous is used to talk about actions that were in progress at a time in the past. For example: I was watching television last night. One option that may not occur to most TEFL graduates is that of Teaching English Online. Not only can you earn your certificate online, but you can also earn your wages by Teaching English Online. ITTT has many different courses available suited to your... [Read more]
http://www.teflcourse.net The past perfect is used as the past in the past to talk about events that happened in the past before another past event. For example: The concert had started before I arrived. The past perfect is covered in more detail in ITTT's 120-hour online teaching course. There are other courses available from 60-hour courses covering teaching skills to a 250-hour Diploma in TESOL. You can also take a specialisation teaching young learners or in teaching business English. Whatever your requirements are, if you are looking to become qualified to teach English from your own home, ITTT will have the right online teaching course for you. Are you ready to live and teach abroad? Click here and get started today: https://www.teflcourse.net/?cu=YTDESCRIPTION
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This is hard to estimate as it depends on many different factors, including your previous teaching history, relevant qualifications, and the platform you choose to work for. However, the usual hourly pay rate for online English teachers ranges from $15 to $30. It is also worth remembering that agencies that provide you with students and materials etc, may take a slice of your income in return for their services.
Magic Ears: aimed at 4 to 12 year-old children across China, with a focus on fun and interactive experiences. Pay levels are up to 30% higher than the average at around $18 to $26 per hour.
VIPKID: aimed at children of all ages right across Asia. Teachers must be US or Canadian citizens with a degree and a good internet connection. Lesson plans and materials are... [Read more]
http://www.teflonline.net This video outlines the second of three teaching ideas for the Present Simple tense. The students each have a picture with the title "This is Nicola. Nicola is a student. This is her room." In the picture there are lots of items such as a television, a coffee pot, a guitar....In small groups the students list as many facts about Nicola as possible using the Present Simple. For example, She plays the guitar. She drinks coffee. She watches television. After a specified time the groups come together and share their answers with the class. ITTT provides a variety of TEFL online courses and certification options, all of which will give you the tools you need to begin your new career as a qualified English language teacher. Studying online is a convenient... [Read more]
http://www.teflonline.net In this video we look at the structure of the past perfect tense. This tense is formed in the following way: Positive: Subject + had + past participle. I had Negative: Subject + had + not + past participle. Question: Had + subject + past participle? You can earn your certificate in teaching English online from ITTT. We have many different courses available suited to your needs. Whether you are starting out as an English teacher or if you are looking to expand your skills with a specialised course in teaching young learners or business English and if you are looking for something more advanced, there is the TESOL Diploma course. To start the process of getting your certificate in teaching English online, visit us at the link above. Are you ready... [Read more]
http://www.teflcourse.net This video covers the structure of the future perfect continuous. Other videos look at the usage and possible teaching ideas. The structure is as follows: Positive -- Subject + will + have + been + present participle By the end of this week, I will have been teaching English for three years. Negative -- Subject + will + not + have + been + present participle I won't have been waiting long by the time you get here. Question -- Will + subject + have + been + present participle? How long will you have been teaching English in Korea by the time you leave? One thing that worries many people thinking about teaching English as a foreign language is the grammar side of things. Most simply won't have been taught the ins and outs of English grammar while... [Read more]
If you don’t like the idea of being tied to an online English teaching platform and would prefer to set your own schedule, it is possible to start up your own online teaching business from scratch. Although this is theoretically possible for anyone regardless of their background, in practice you will probably require some amount of previous teaching experience in order to get it off the ground. This is the approach that our former TESOL trainee Bri took and she has shared her story and a range of essential tips via the ITTT blog page.
How To Start Your Own ESL Teaching Service
Due to an extremely high demand right across the world it is not only possible to teach English online without any previous experience, it is actually very common. As long as you have completed a good quality TESOL certification course, having no previous classroom experience is generally not a barrier to starting a new career as an online English language teacher.
If you work as an online English teacher you could potentially be teaching students from countries all over the world, but luckily you do not need to be familiar with all their native languages. This is possible by using the common teaching method known as total immersion. The simple premise of this method is that English is the only language used by both the teacher and the student for the duration of the lesson. The... [Read more]
To meet the demand for teachers qualified to teach ESL online, ITTT has designed a course that is focused on the specific skills and knowledge needed in this unique learning environment. We also have an option where this specialized course can be combined with a standard TESOL certification course to give you a solid all-round qualification that will allow you to apply for jobs online and in-class.
The contents of this specialized course are specifically designed to build on the subjects covered in our standard TESOL certification course and to ready you for the unique environment you will encounter if you decide to teach English online. Once you complete the course you will also receive access to our graduate network which is made up of hundreds of TESOL qualified teachers who... [Read more]
Online English teaching is now a well-established sector of the TESOL industry, offering thousands of teachers a flexible way to earn a living from the comfort of their home or while globe-trotting. Even though these teachers aren't in a physical classroom, they are still expected to meet standards similar to those in a conventional classroom setting. So, what prerequisites do you need to tap into this burgeoning realm of ESL teaching?
While the prerequisites for online teaching differ among employers, some common elements are often the same. Many online employers typically require completion of a TESOL course of at least 120 hours, as it is the minimal level needed to encompass all the vital aspects of ESL teaching. Further enhancing your prospects, you could also undertake a... [Read more]
http://www.teflcourse.net In this Online TESOL Course video we will look at a useful teaching idea for the past perfect tense. Students are given statements written in the past simple and will have to complete the statement with sentences in the past perfect. Each statement would have been cut out before the class and distributed to pairs or small groups. The student will turn over their card, read out the statement then complete it with their own past perfect sentence. For example: I didn't do my homework ... because I hadn't brought my book home. Teaching ideas such as this become an important part of an English Teacher's resources, enabling them to create interesting plans when required. To learn more about this tense and others consider taking one of ITTT's online TESOL... [Read more]
http://www.teflonline.net The teaching idea in this video is for the past continuous involves students miming an action; however, unlike the mime activity for the present continuous students will not be doing the mimes for others to see. Instead they will stop the mime before the other students open their eyes. The students will then have to say what their classmates were doing before they stopped. For example: You were driving a car. You were eating a sandwich. Being able to come up with interesting teaching ideas for what students often see as boring grammar points is an important skill for any English teacher. Taking an online TEFL course with ITTT will give you an understanding of the grammar points that you need to teach when starting out as a new teacher of English and... [Read more]
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