Teach English To Adults Online

Teaching English to adults online

Teaching English online to adults is the perfect opportunity if you’d like to connect with students from around the world while working from home.

Classes are available throughout the day so teaching can fit in with the rest of your life, and you can maximize your earning potential.

You may be teaching adults who want to progress in their careers, gain a place at university, or achieve a personal goal. Whatever their motivation, our students have one thing in common, they all want to practice with an enthusiastic and fully fluent English speaker - just like you.

Teach English online with no experience

Customize and grow your income teaching English to adults online.

  • Access to a creative online classroom environment

  • Expert teaching materials including lesson plans

  • Online technical support

  • Local EF presence for easy communication and payment

Teacher support from EF English First
Teacher support from EF English First

Teaching requirements

Are you interested in an online teaching job but don’t know what qualifications you need?

You'll need:

  • TEFL certification

  • Fully fluent English speaker (C2 level)

  • Educated to degree level (a bachelor’s degree in any field is required)

  • Computer literate – you’ll need to be comfortable teaching solely online

  • Previous teaching experience is a bonus, but not necessary

A typical lesson when you teach English online to adults

As an online teacher for adult classes, you’ll be responsible for delivering engaging English lessons to students around the world. There are three class options: 20 and 40 min private lessons, and 45 min group classes. A typical lesson will include introductions, a review of the in-class lesson the student just partook in, as well as an application activity and a wrap up at the end.

Find your voice and teaching style with our pre-prepared materials. There may also be opportunities for you to prepare specific lesson content depending on student requests.

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Teacher support from EF English First

Want to teach English online from the comfort of your home?