68talk is an online company that provides English classes over the Internet to English as a Second Language (ESL) students around the world. 68talk’s home-based teachers, known as “language specialists”, provide online instruction in real time.
Do you have excellent reading and writing skills? Do you enjoy teaching new things and helping others out? Read on to discover how easy it is to start making money as a language specialist at 68talk.
This is an international opportunity so applicants are invited from all around the world. However, before you can start teaching, you’ll have to meet a few requirements.
Language specialists are required to have a 4 year college or university degree as well as some relevant work experience. Obviously, ESL teaching experience is preferred, but not mandatory. You must also be familiar with using computers since lessons are provided over the Internet.
Technical requirements for a home office setup are listed on the website and include: a webcam, a headset with microphone, and Windows operating system with Internet Explorer.
If you meet these requirements and are interested in a position, you’re invited to apply using the company’s online application process. Note that only complete applications will be reviewed by human resources, so be sure to fully complete it before submitting.
Applying is as easy as 1-2-3!
Send your profile. This requires you to send a resume to us. Tell 68talk a bit about yourself, your background and experience. Record a personal video showing the company why you would be a great fit for the job.
Once you’ve completed your application, simply wait to hear back from 68talk. When the company finds a match, they’ll be sure to contact you as soon as possible.
68talk classes run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Language specialists are able to choose preferred hours and create a truly custom and flexible work schedule.
Class sizes are quite small and range from 1 to 3 students. The majority of 68talk students are professionals between 22 and 65 years old. 68talk also offers junior classes for children between the ages of 7 through 16.
Most students are somewhat familiar with English and have studied the language throughout their academic careers, but need more conversational practice. If you’re a good talker, this is a great opportunity for you.
Lesson plans are already created and supplied through the company. You are automatically provided with appropriate lesson plans for each class you teach, based on the students’ ability level and individual background. This means there is very little planning and preparation on your part!
All class sessions are conversation-based. As a language specialist, you are required to create a friendly and open environment where all students can participate equally. You will be expected to foster interaction between the students.