Due to unforeseen circumstances, Magic Ears University will close its doors on August 31, 2021.

All current and prospective students must complete coursework on or before August 31, 2021 to be eligible to receive a program certificate. Please note that any student that enrolls in a Magic Ears University program on or after August 5, 2021, will NOT be eligible for a program refund.

Welcome to Introduction to Teaching English Online!

Free Training Course

Whether you're new to the world of e-learning or have been in the industry for some time, this FREE training course is perfect for all levels of online teachers who are interested in gaining knowledge about this popular industry.

Want to learn even more? Consider enrolling in our Teaching English Online specialization program for a deeper dive into this growing industry. The course features five units and includes downloadable resources you can implement in your classes right away.

Remember: All things take practice to make perfect.

About this course

We focus on two major topics:

  • Becoming an Online Teacher

    You'll get an industry overview, gain insights on your potential students, learn the requirements you may need to meet, and more.

  • Teaching English Online

    You'll learn about intercultural communication, get tips for engagement, learn methods for conflict resolution, and more.

Course curriculum


  • When does the course start and finish?

    The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.

  • How long do I have access to the course?

    How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

  • Is this course only for people interested in Magic Ears?

    No! This FREE training provides a broad overview of the industry and teaching methods for English language learners.

  • Will I be certified to teach English with this course?

    No. This free program is a resource for prospective and current teachers to gain insights into the industry and expectations of an online English teacher.