Teaching English Online
Get hands-on experience as an online English teacher and showcase your skills to employers.
In this 60-hour Specialized TEFL/TESOL practicum course, you’ll gain valuable experience and familiarize yourself with commonly-used software by delivering online English lessons to real students via an established online Learning Management System. You’ll also create a portfolio with recorded teaching sessions to showcase your expertise to employers.
We recommend pairing with our 60-Hour Foundations and 60-Hour Advanced Methods in Teaching English Online courses for the 180-hour Teaching English Online Certification + Practicum Package.
Module 1 Understanding a Student’s Needs
Module 2 Booking and Executing an Online Lesson
Module 3 Online Lesson Planning, Timing, Execution, and Contingencies
Module 4 Putting Theory into Practice
Module 5 Analyzing Your Best Work, Final Practicum Submissions, and Taking your Career to the Next Stage
When you graduate, you’ll be able to:
Determine an online student’s learning objectives and goals by conducting a virtual needs assessment and English level check
Find appropriate online lesson plan content based on a student’s needs
Use online scheduling software to manage your students
Conduct an online class using software such as:
Interactive and digital white boards
Split screen share
Video and audio conferencing
Troubleshoot the most common technical problems faced when teaching online
Apply concepts of Reflective Teaching Practice to your experience as an online educator
Observe and assess video demos of online teachers delivering lessons
Observe and assess your own recorded teaching performance in the online classroom
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).
Start anytime and work from any device.
Get feedback and ask questions throughout the course.
Work at your own pace - complete in as little as 3 weeks!
Instructional videos, downloadable resources, quizzes & activities, and discussion board.
Certificate of completion
Qualify for jobs teaching online with a specialized certiﬁcation.
Deliver online lessons to real students via an online teaching platform.
Recorded teaching sessions
Save your demo teaching sessions to share with employers.
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.
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
Hands-On Experience with an Online Teaching Platform
Practice teach real students via a virtual learning platform. Learn how to find students, give placement tests, analyze learning objectives, choose lesson plans, and use online teaching tools – all on one platform!
Record and Share Your Teaching Sessions
Video record your demo teaching sessions on a real online teaching platform and have the option to include these demo videos in your teaching portfolio to showcase your skills to employers!
Tutor and Discussion Board
Interact with your personal tutor who provides feedback on assignments and answers questions throughout the course. Share ideas and experiences with other trainees around the world on the class discussion board.
Complete interactive exercises and practice activities that check comprehension and keep you actively engaged with the course content as you progress through your training. Plus, watch over 4 and a half hours of videos of online English teachers in the virtual classroom, demonstrating the techniques you’re learning throughout the course!
Get Experience Teaching a Real Student Online
Let Bridge connect you with an online English student or find a student on your own! If you decide to work with a Bridge-sourced student, we’ll make the initial introduction, then you’ll communicate directly with your student, finalizing lesson times and details and answering any curriculum questions outside of class.
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Teaching English Online Certification + Practicum (180h)
Foundations in Teaching English Online (60h)
Advanced Methods in Teaching English Online (60h)
Practicum in Teaching English Online (60h)
Original Full Price: R$ 1.782,00
Bundle Price: R$ 1.590,00
(3 x R$ 530,00)