Best Teaching English Courses

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Teach English Online: find students and start teaching now

The complete guide for anyone who wants to start a freelance career teaching English online

Created by Charles Cornelius, MA, CertEd & CELTA - English language teacher and ex-IELTS Examiner


Students: 8464, Price: $129.99

Students: 8464, Price:  Paid

Start teaching English online and earn a lucrative source of income as a freelance teacher!    

Do you want to teach English online, but don’t know how to start? 

Do you want to know how to find students and what to teach them? 

This complete course is the best way to find out and start teaching online straight away.

By the end of this course you will have the knowledge and confidence to go out and find highly motivated, high-paying students who want to improve their English language skills. You will also know how to create great lessons that help students learn and make them want to come back for more.

What do students say?

"This is really high value content ... you basically learn everything you need to set up and start your online career. The production values are great too; good sound and nice visuals." Dr David Murphy

"Course contained what I needed to know. Lots of good tips and the important basics of being an online English teacher." Simon Zammit

"I am an ESL teacher with a MA in TESOL .... this was a useful course in helping me to think about making the transition to online teaching, how to identify my own niche, and develop my own courses for students. Great course!" Suzanne Davis

"The course is full of great practical tips on how to get set up, how to get students and what to teach them ... Overall, I fully recommend this fantastic course. It is essential for anyone who really wants to get ahead with teaching English online." Stephen Howard

"I highly recommend this course. Thank you so much for your effort to share your experience and knowledge about online teaching. Now, I can start to help my students even more." Catherine Voacolo

Who's it for?

The course is suitable for both experienced teachers and for people who have never taught before. This course includes hours of video presentations and screencasts as well as downloadable cheat sheets and worksheets to use with your students. It also includes a showcase of the best websites and online materials for use in your lessons.

What makes me qualified to teach you?   

I've been teaching for 20 years and have taught English online since 2008. I've also taught English at the British Council. I am a fully qualified teacher with a CELTA (Pass A) and a Masters degree in education. I teach students from all over the world and I currently specialise in helping students prepare for the IELTS test.

My Promise to You   

I'm a full-time online English teacher. I'll be here for you every step of the way. If you have any questions about the course content or anything related to this topic, you can always post a question in the course or send me a direct message. 

This course will cover everything you need to know to start teaching English online, including:

  • How to find students using social media, online marketplaces and more

  • How to decide what to teach

  • How to find out what your students really need and want

  • How to carve out a premium rate niche English course that will attract high rates of pay

  • What rates to charge and how to get paid

  • The essential tools you'll need to teach online

  • Links to high quality materials and resources online

  • How to do offer courses in exam preparation, such as IELTS, TOEFL and TOEIC

  • How to teach the core language skills of writing, speaking, listening and reading

  • and much more!

Free eBook. As a bonus, you'll be able to download a companion eBook, The Online English Teacher.

This course - the result of years of personal experience teaching English, both online and as a teacher at the British Council, together with the latest research into English language learning - will give you all of the skills, knowledge and confidence you need as an online English teacher.

So go ahead and click on the enrol button. You'll soon be teaching English online and working as your own boss. I'll see you in Lesson 1!

Best Wishes! 


Excel at Teaching English: Be a Better ESL Teacher

Increase Understanding, Increase Productivity, Increase Teacher and Learner Satisfaction

Created by Jacqueline Seidel - Managing Director, Training Specialist


Students: 2446, Price: $109.99

Students: 2446, Price:  Paid

Would you like to design and deliver more effective, customised English training sessions?

How about improving your skills in identifying and adapting material to create original learning resources?  Or putting together on-point lesson plans and appropriate testing material?

Would you like access to lesson plans and original audio and printed English training material which you can take directly into your classroom?

If you’re new to ESL teaching and want all that and more, then this course is for you.

This comprehensive course for ESL trainers capitalises on my many years' experience as a language trainer, distilling knowledge I wish I'd had in the early days of my teaching career.

Practical tips and resources? This course has got it.

Foundation skills? This course covers it. And the course constantly grows with you.

With a better understanding of what English is and how we can effectively teach it, we help our students express themselves accurately and effectively.

Material will be regularly added, and feedback is actively sought. So please consider this your ongoing reference for continual learning and improvement.

Be the best ESL trainer you can be!

Last Content Update: 11 May 2017

Teaching English as a Foreign Language TEFL

The complete course - a stepping-stone towards TEFL certification

Created by TEFL Educators - TEFL Course Instructor


Students: 2386, Price: $94.99

Students: 2386, Price:  Paid

This course is for anyone who is interested in starting a career as an English teacher. At the end of the course, you will have all the skills necessary to plan lessons, and to teach real students.

The course has a structured curriculum consisting of video lectures, articles, and an abundance of real-world examples. During the course, you will be tested after each topic with multiple choice quizzes and assignments.

A comprehensive grammar course is included to refresh what you have previously learned.

Teaching English Online in 2021 – Start ESL Earning Today!

A complete guide to earning a full-time Income by Teaching ESL Online in 2021! - Start Earning - Teach English Online!

Created by Frazer Adam Hainsworth - Online Teacher, Trainer, Recruiter and School founder


Students: 252, Price: $89.99

Students: 252, Price:  Paid

By The end of this course, if you follow and apply my instructions you will be earning $$$ as an Online ESL Engish Teacher

If the above statement is not true, request your money back.
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Hi, my name is Frazer, I am a 30-Year-old Brit living and working remotely in beautiful Thailand. I am a recruiter of both Online and inhouse Teachers across Asia and the world. I am The founder of a popular blog and job board and the Online English School

Why Should You Teach English Online?

I have been involved in the Online ESL industry for over 7 years and the offline ESL Industry for well over 10. I have been a Teacher, a recruiter and a Teacher Trainer.

This course will take you from knowing absolutely nothing about technology or teaching to be able to earn a full-time income as an English Teacher over the internet.

In the course of over 60 short, direct and easy to follow video lessons, I will cover:

  • what is online Teaching

  • the different types of companies you can work for online

  • How to search out and apply directly with these companies

  • how to optimise a resume, introduction video and boss the Interview!

  • How to go solo, find your own students, take payment and freelance

  • How to create your own website and make your own online English school

  • How to travel and work at the same time and have 100 per cent location freedom 

  • How to both create and teach a killer lesson to kids, adults or groups online (a step by step guide)

  • and much more.....

    As well as the Video lessons I have included the following:

  • an Ebook on getting hired

  • an Ebook on ESL activities for kids

  • an Ebook on creating a great lesson

  • an Ebook on creating a great lesson

  • an example of a perfect resume for getting hired ( I should know, I have looked through thousands as a recruiter and know exactly what the recruiters are looking for)

  • Links to Apply directly with Online Schools I have a partnership with and get fast-tracked through the application process
    Access to a private group full of Online Schools looking for Teachers!

    I put a lot of time and effort into creating this very effective yet affordable course and I hope you like it.

    Looking forward to reading your feedback