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Our online microcredentials are designed to upskill you for work in rapidly-growing industries, without the time and cost commitment of a full degree. They can be used as an independent certification, and some even offer academic credit to use towards a degree. Each microcredential also includes a formal online assessment.

Further your career with online Teaching English / TEFL courses and read our career advice to find out the skills you need to develop a career in Teaching English / TEFL

Teach English

  • Median base salary UK

  • You'll usually need

    A degree and teaching qualification

Make a difference with your English teaching

Teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) or as a second language (TESOL) is a rewarding profession that can take you all around the world.

From those looking to learn English for the workplace to refugees and immigrants looking to settle into their new home, people from all walks of life are keen to build their speaking, writing and listening skills in English. As an English language teacher, you can work where it suits you - either abroad, online or in classrooms in your native country.

FutureLearn offer online TEFL and TESOL courses to help you gain the skills and knowledge needed to teach English as a foreign language. You’ll explore the various needs of language learners, understand their motivations for learning English and learn how to organise your lessons effectively.

Using TEFL strategies, you’ll discover a range of resources to use as a teacher and find out how to help your learners realise their potential with inclusive teaching methods. Whether you’re already an English language teacher or looking to start a new fulfilling career, learn with flexible TEFL courses online.

Why FutureLearn?

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Whether you want to develop as a professional or discover a new hobby, there's an online course for that. You can even take your learning further with online microcredentials and degrees.

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Join millions of people from around the world learning together. Online learning is as easy and natural as chatting with a group of friends.

Learn with experts

Meet educators from top universities and cultural institutions, who'll share their experience through videos, articles, quizzes and discussions.