Teaching English / TEFL Courses

Learn how to teach English to others and gain new skills and ideas to use in your career as an English language teacher with these TEFL and TESOL courses.

13 Courses

Learn new skills, pursue your interests or advance your career with our short online courses.

Teach English

Skills you need:

  • Flexibility
  • Communication
  • Organisation
  • Self-improvement

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?

Learn anything

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 programs and degrees.

Learn together

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.