A book for anyone.
It will be useful for educators who now want to teach online. Even those with teaching experience can find many tips and tricks inside .
It is also directed at those who wish to travel the world but do not know where to get the money or how to work while moving from place to place.
Of course, teaching online offers a possible career change or an additional income for those who are tired of their current job. This book offers a step by step guide to start making money teaching languages.
In short, it is a book for those who want to change their lives and do not know how to do it.
Questionas answered in the ebook
Thinking about becoming an online language teacher
Who can teach languages online?
How can I determine my aptitude for online language teaching?
What are the characteristics of a good teacher?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of being an online language instructor?
Do you have to be a native speaker?
Do you need a special certification or degree?
Where do you go to find students?
Do you need a social network presence?
Do you need your own web page?
Do you need a YouTube presence?
Should you create a blog?
Can you work for a traditional school online?
All about money
How much should you charge for online classes?
Do you have to pay taxes?
What taxes or fees does an online teacher have to pay?
Can you set your business up in a tax haven and save money?
How can your students pay?
How do you deal with students who don’t pay?
Do you have to keep giving classes to unpaying students?
Mastering time management
How can you communicate your availability to students?
How long should classes last?
How many classes should a student take per week?
How can you manage working across time zones?
When and how much should I work?
Are there high and low seasons for online classes?
How do you deal with late students?
A little about technology
What are the prerequisites for teaching online?
What application do you use to communicate with students?
How can I integrate Google Drive into my teaching?
Is it similar to give class using a tablet or a computer?
Is there value in recording your classes?
Do you need to be tech savvy?
What is the CEFR and how should you use it?
How do you decide the order of operations when teaching a language?
How do you deal with unexpected problems?
What teaching material should you use in online classes?
What types of students might you encounter?
What to do (and not do) when teaching
The first class
Should you offer a free class to new students?
What should you tell a student on the first day?
What should you do before making first contact with the student?
What should you do during your first contact with the student?
What happens if your student has no languages in common with you?
Are classes better with or without a camera?
How can you determine your student’s level?
How should you speak to students?
Is it ever appropriate to teach a very colloquial or even incorrect form of the language?
How do you correct a student’s errors?
How do you correct a text?
What if various countries speak different versions of your language?
Can you use videos in your classes?
What kinds of activities can you do with videos?
Should you review previously studied subjects?
Should you prepare conversation classes in advance?
Are there some taboo subjects in class?
Do you have to prepare tasks for students to complete outside of class?
What types of activities can your students do outside of class?
Is it good for students to practice with other people?
Should you be worried when students decide to stop taking classes?
How do you motivate students?
Do you have to evaluate students?