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Foundations in

Teaching English Online

Learn the theory and methods of teaching English in a virtual classroom in this introductory course.

Module 1    Introduction to Teaching English Online
Module 2    Second Language Acquisition Theory and Methods
Module 3    Teaching English Online to Children and Adults
Module 4    Technology and Tools for the Virtual Classroom
Module 5    Lesson Planning, Administration, and Assessment

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Learning Objectives

When you graduate, you’ll be able to:

  • Explain the rapid use of technology and its use as an education platform to learn English.

  • Identify the basic requirements for teaching English online and associate them with employer requirements.

  • Describe the attributes of online learners and the implications in the online classroom.

  • Differentiate and amend instructional strategies to use in the online classroom.

  • Develop lesson plans appropriate for the online classroom that integrate second language acquisition theories with education theory.

Requirements to take this course:


  • 18 years of age.

  • An intermediate or higher level of English proficiency (B1 level, according to the CEFR, the Common European Framework Reference for Language).

  • Teaching experience or a general TEFL/TESOL certificate (recommended).


100% Online
Start anytime and work from any device.

Personal tutor
Get feedback and ask questions throughout the course.

Flexible schedule
Work at your own pace - complete in as little as 3 weeks!

Interactive content
Instructional videos, downloadable resources, quizzes & activities, and discussion board.

Certificate of completion

Qualify for jobs teaching online with a specialized certification.

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Optional practicum
Add the Practicum in Teaching English Online to gain hands-on, verifiable experience as an online teacher.

Job assistance
Access our global job network via the Bridge Job Board. Connect with our Preferred Employment Partners & apply for as many positions as you want via our Common Application.

Freelancer resources
Learn how to succeed as a freelance tutor or even start your own online school by adding the Teaching English Online as a Freelancer course.

Explore the course features


Dynamic Content

Through interactive exercises and practice activities that check comprehension, you’ll actively engage with the course content as you progress through your training.


Downloadable Resources

The courses include plenty of infographics and other useful resources you can download, save, and refer back to when you’re teaching.

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Teaching Videos

You won’t just read about activities you can use with your online students, you’ll see what it’s really like to teach English online.

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Interactive Platform:
Tutor and Discussion Board

You’ll have a personal tutor who provides feedback on assignments and answers questions throughout the course. You’ll also share ideas and experiences with other trainees around the world on the class discussion board.

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Practicum Option

Add the 60-hour Practicum in Teaching English Online to put what you’ve learned into action and get hands-on experience teaching real students on an online teaching platform. You’ll also have the opportunity to record your teaching sessions to showcase your skills to employers!

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R$ 594,00 (or 3 x R$ 198,00)

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Teaching English Online Certification (120h)

Foundations in Teaching English Online (60h)
Advanced Methods in Teaching English Online (60h)

Original Full Price: R$ 1.188,00

Bundle Price: R$ 1.050,00

(3 x R$ 350,00)

Teaching English Online Certification + Practicum (180h)

Foundations in Teaching English Online (60h)
Advanced Methods in Teaching English Online 
Practicum in Teaching English Online


Original Full Price: R$ 1.782,00

Bundle Price: R$ 1.590,00

(3 x R$ 530,00)

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