Teach Languages Online

Teach Languages Online

By Lindsay Williams
Welcome to Teach Languages Online, the podcast dedicated to bringing you the best advice about starting and growing your online teaching business.
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Creative Stuff: The One Word Game to Get Students Speaking More!
All your students need is one simple word and you can instantly test their understanding - especially with group games.  My recommendation for you this episode is my free on-demand training How to Start Teaching Languages Online. Sign up here: https://www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachertraining Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/ Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
05:38
January 15, 2020
Interview: Elfin Waters on Using Instagram to Connect Like a Human When Teaching Languages Online
I'm delighted this episode to chat with Elfin Waters about how she uses Instagram to promote her online teaching and reach new students. But "promote" feels like the wrong word. What Elfin does is all about connections - real human connections. So if you've ever had Instagram overwhelm and just dismissed it as a vapid platform for the self-obsessed selfie generation, think again... Here's the link to Elfin's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/allaboutitalian/ Elfin is also co-hosting an online course called Instagram for Language Learners. Find out more here: https://www.elenamutonono.com/instagram/ My recommendation for you this episode is my free on-demand training How to Start Teaching Languages Online. Sign up here: https://www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachertraining Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/ Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
50:23
January 8, 2020
The Future of Teach Languages Online!
A little update on the future of Teach Languages Online. Expect guests to be appearing more regularly on future episodes!  Get my free on-demand training How to Start Teaching Languages Online. Sign up here: https://www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachertraining Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/ Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
01:47
January 2, 2020
Your Stuff: How to Organise Your Email List
Answering Michael's question about how to organise your email list on this episode.  My recommendation for you this episode is my free on-demand training How to Start Teaching Languages Online. Sign up here: https://www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachertraining Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/ Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
07:55
January 1, 2020
Hidden Stuff: How to Start a Podcast
Been enjoying Teach Languages Online and a whole host of other podcasts? Thinking of starting your own? I break down the basics you need to know in this episode. My recommendation for you this episode is my free on-demand training How to Start Teaching Languages Online. Sign up here: https://www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachertraining Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/ Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
15:30
December 18, 2019
Creative Stuff: Reading Texts Together
Reading with your students online doesn't have to be boring. In this episode I'm sharing lots of ideas to get more creative with this.  My recommendation for you this episode is my free on-demand training How to Start Teaching Languages Online. Sign up here: https://www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachertraining Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/ Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
09:15
December 11, 2019
Science Stuff: The Action-Oriented Approach
Back to the language teaching methods! This time, I'm sharing the Action-Oriented Approach with Ashley. This is one you'll definitely want to incorporate into your lessons. My recommendation for you this episode is my free on-demand training How to Start Teaching Languages Online. Sign up here: https://www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachertraining Here's the link to the paper I mention: http://www.edugains.ca/resourcesFSL/PDF/AGuideToReflectivePractice/Module3_ActionOrientedApproach_English.pdf Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/ Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
39:18
December 4, 2019
Your Stuff: How to Make Sure Your Email Subscribers Are Engaged
Craig from the Teach Languages Online Facebook Group asked: "What strategies would you use to thin out a list of subscribers so that only active, core subscribers are left?". I'm answering that on this episode! My recommendation for you this episode is my free on-demand training How to Start Teaching Languages Online. Sign up here: https://www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachertraining Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/ Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
07:39
November 27, 2019
Hidden Stuff: How to Start Using Pinterest Without Even Having a Profile
Looking for a way to help more people find you without having to set up a new profile on yet another platform? Well, are you using Pinterest? Because you totally can... My recommendation for you this episode is my free on-demand training How to Start Teaching Languages Online. Sign up here: https://www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachertraining Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/ Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
09:53
November 20, 2019
Creative Stuff: How to Teach Opposites with Hexagons!
In the classroom, I used to use this idea a lot to teach opposites with hexagons. The good news? It can be done online too with a little prep! Listen to this episode to find out how. My recommendation for you this episode is my free on-demand training How to Start Teaching Languages Online. Sign up here: https://www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachertraining Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/ Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
06:45
November 13, 2019
My Teaching Story
I've shared bits of my teaching story before but never all at once. So I sat down to do just that. When you've listened, be sure to sign up below for my brand new free on-demand training... FREE On-Demand Training: How to Start Teaching Languages Online: https://www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachertraining You'll learn the 6 key steps every successful online language teacher will follow, plus you'll get the chance to dive deep into one key element of step 1. Enjoy!
29:34
November 5, 2019
Your Stuff - How Do I Gain Credibility When Teaching Languages Online
The question this week comes from Emma in the Teach Languages Online Facebook Group. Emma says: "I’d like to know more about gaining credibility." This episode, my recommendation for you is the free Teaching Tools Guide, visit www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachingtools   Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline  Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/  Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
07:54
October 23, 2019
Hidden Stuff - How to Handle Dissatisfied Students
Argh! Dissatisfied student! Nobody wants that. But when/if it happens, how are you supposed to deal with them? This episode shares the answer to that question. This episode, my recommendation for you is the Online Teaching Marketing Masterclass. Find out more at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/otmm  Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline  Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/  Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
11:17
October 16, 2019
Creative Stuff - Using Videos Within Your Online Language Lessons
Ever wanted to up your tech game in lessons and use videos? This episode is all about getting you ready to do that! This episode, my recommendation for you is 100 Creative Ideas for Online Language Teachers. Find out more at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/100ci Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/ Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
07:21
October 9, 2019
Science Stuff: Can a Fake Language Inspire Language Learning? feat Ashley
Something a little different this episode based on Ashley's recent Exciting Writing Week at school! Can a fake "alien" language inspire language learning? Judging by the results so far, it's surprisingly positive... Download the alien alphabet I made for free here to use as you wish: https://www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/alien This week, my recommendation is The Online Language Teacher Planner. Find out more at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teacherplanner Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/  Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
24:14
October 2, 2019
Your Stuff - Can I Teach Online If I'm Not a Native Speaker
A great question for this week's episode from Joy via email. Joy asks "I've been wanting to start my own online English school but my problem is that most prefer native speakers. I've been an English teacher for a year now. It's just hard to start with native speakers as competitors. What can you advise?" This episode, my recommendation for you is the free Teaching Tools Guide, visit www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachingtools   Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline  Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/  Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
09:13
September 25, 2019
Hidden Stuff - Overcoming Your Hesitations to Become Online Teachers
Maybe you've been listening to the Teach Languages Online podcast for a while and hesitating, stalling, stopping yourself from taking that leap to become an online language teacher. Well, in this episode I'm crushing three of those limiting beliefs and hesitations to help you break through!  This episode, my recommendation for you is the Online Teaching Marketing Masterclass. Find out more at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/otmm  Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline  Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/  Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
13:24
September 18, 2019
Creative Stuff - Make Grammar Fun Again with MEMES!
MEMES! Who doesn't love memes? Memes are a great way to keep students engaged with lessons and learn grammar in a pain-free way! This episode, my recommendation for you is 100 Creative Ideas for Online Language Teachers. Find out more at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/100ci Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/ Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
05:39
September 11, 2019
Science Stuff: The Audio-Lingual Method
Another episode with Ash and another turn for me to present a language teaching method for his opinion. This week: the Audio-Lingual Method...he's a fan...but not really. This week, my recommendation is The Online Language Teacher Planner. Find out more at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teacherplanner Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline  Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/  Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
32:31
September 4, 2019
Your Stuff: What If Students Don't Take Lessons Seriously
This week's question comes from Zoe via email - How do you deal with students who book a 'proper' lesson (ie not a conversation lesson) but insist in sitting in a loud cafe with just their mobile phone, so no Google Docs and a myriad of distractions? This episode, my recommendation for you is the free Teaching Tools Guide, visit www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachingtools   Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline  Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/  Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
07:41
August 28, 2019
Hidden Stuff - 5 Top Things to Avoid as an Online Teacher
There's plenty of traps that are way too easy to fall into when teaching online. Skip ahead by avoiding the 5 things I share with you in this episode. This episode, my recommendation for you is the Online Teaching Marketing Masterclass. Find out more at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/otmm  Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline  Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/  Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
17:47
August 21, 2019
Creative Stuff: The Simplest Way to Get Your Students Writing More
Want your students to write more? Writing in a foreign language improves every other skill, yet it's often forgotten about or ignored. In this episode, I share a really simple way to get your students writing more. This episode, my recommendation for you is 100 Creative Ideas for Online Language Teachers. Find out more at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/100ci Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/ Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
07:52
August 14, 2019
Science Stuff: The Grammar Translation Method
Ash is back and this time I'm sharing a language learning theory with him! This episode it's all about the Grammar Translation Method. Here's the link to the Communicative Grammar Translation Method I mention in the episode: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/330392892_THE_COMMUNICATIVE_GRAMMAR_TRANSLATION_METHOD_A_PRACTICAL_METHOD_TO_TEACH_COMMUNICATION_SKILLS_OF_ENGLISH/link/5c3de67e92851c22a37706be/download This week, my recommendation is The Online Language Teacher Planner. Find out more at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teacherplanner Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline  Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/  Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
31:32
August 7, 2019
Asking Kerstin Cable About Her Online Teacher Marketing
I'm chatting with a special guest today: Kerstin Cable! And we just so happen to be hosting something brand new and exciting together that you can join from Friday 28th June 2019 (at a limited time Early Bird price). Listen to this episode to learn all about that & to learn more about Kerstin's thoughts and processes when it comes to marketing her online teaching business. Download the bonus episode to hear Kerstin discuss her first ever online course: https://www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teach-thrive Click here to listen to our episodes over at The Fluent Show: https://www.fluent.show/139 Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline  Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/  Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
59:21
June 26, 2019
How do I email without being spammy or annoying?
To get ready for the updated live Online Teaching Marketing Masterclass happening 27-29.6.19, over the next 3 weeks, I'll be focusing on the three key topics of the Online Teaching Marketing Masterclass: social media, content creation, email marketing. This episode, the focus is email. In particular, we'll cover how to not be spammy or annoying when sending email.  This episode, my recommendation for you is to get your ticket to the Online Teaching Marketing Masterclass: www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/otmm Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline  Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/  Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
17:50
June 19, 2019
What Content Should You Be Making in 2019?
To get ready for the updated live Online Teaching Marketing Masterclass happening 27-29.6.19, over the next 3 weeks, I'll be focusing on the three key topics of the Online Teaching Marketing Masterclass: social media, content creation, email marketing. This episode, the focus is content - in particular, what matters when creating content in 2019 and how you can do it right for your online teaching.  This episode, my recommendation for you is to get your Early Bird ticket to the Online Teaching Marketing Masterclass: www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/otmm Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline  Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/  Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
18:21
June 12, 2019
Meaningful Connections on Social Media? Really?!
To get ready for the updated live Online Teaching Marketing Masterclass happening 27-29.6.19, over the next 3 weeks, I'll be focusing on the three key topics of the Online Teaching Marketing Masterclass: social media, content creation, email marketing. This episode, the focus is social media - in particular, how you can form meaningful connections on social media for your online language teaching.  This episode, my recommendation for you is to get your Early Bird ticket to the Online Teaching Marketing Masterclass: www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/otmm Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline  Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/  Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
21:13
June 5, 2019
BONUS: Online Teaching Starter Kit Open Now!
Ready to teach languages online but need a little support? This episode, you're in luck! The Online Teaching Starter Kit is open for enrollment until Friday 21st September 2018 (if you're listening in the future, it'll be open again in 2019). Your action point is to consider what comes next in your online teaching journey. If it's a solid resource to guide you through step-by-step, close community, and support, then your action point is to join the Online Teaching Starter Kit! ;) To learn more + enroll on the Online Teaching Starter Kit, click here: https://learn.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/p/online-teaching-starter-kit/ Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/ Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
09:44
June 5, 2019
5 Tips for Staying Sane with Social Media When Teaching Languages Online
 Social media can be a bit of a minefield to get to grips with when you start teaching languages online. One way to approach it right is to be prepared with a plan to help you stay sane. These 5 tips will help you do just that. This episode, my recommendation for you is to sign up for my free live webinar at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/webinar Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline  Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/  Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
08:12
April 19, 2019
An Interview with Jess, French Sunny Side
This episode it's the second installment in our 2-part special of interviews with previous students of the Online Teaching Starter Kit! This episode, it's Jess from French Sunny Side. Learn more about Jess here:  www.frenchsunnyside.com/home/  This episode, my recommendation for you is to download my free Online Teaching Tools Guide. Find out more at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachingtools  Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline  Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/  Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
42:02
April 12, 2019
An Interview with Tamara Marie, Spanish Con Salsa
Something a little different for the next 2 episodes - interviews with previous students of the Online Teaching Starter Kit! This episode, it's Tamara Marie from Spanish Con Salsa. Learn more about Tamara here:  www.learnspanishconsalsa.com/  This episode, my recommendation for you is to download my free Online Teaching Tools Guide. Find out more at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachingtools    Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline  Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/  Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
27:03
April 5, 2019
Your Stuff: Google Alternatives for Chinese Students?
This episode, I'm sharing a few alternative workarounds for when your students can't access Google Drive. Your action point is to check out these tools if you have students in China or somewhere else they can't access Google. When you’re done, share your results in the Teach Languages Online Facebook Group:www.facebook.com/groups/teachlanguagesonline/ This episode, my recommendation for you is to download my free Online Teaching Tools Guide. Find out more at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachingtools    Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline  Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/  Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
06:51
March 27, 2019
Hidden Stuff: How to Write a Welcome Email
This episode, I'm sharing how to write a welcome email for your online language teaching business. Your action point is to write your welcome email. When you’re done, share your results in the Teach Languages Online Facebook Group:www.facebook.com/groups/teachlanguagesonline/ This episode, my recommendation for you is to download my free Online Teaching Tools Guide. Find out more at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachingtools    Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline  Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/  Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
07:38
March 21, 2019
Creative Stuff: Getting Creative With Skype
This episode, I'm sharing how to get creative when using Skype to teach languages online. Your action point is to try at least one of these tips with your next student. When you’re done, share your results in the Teach Languages Online Facebook Group:www.facebook.com/groups/teachlanguagesonline/ This episode, my recommendation for you is to download my free Online Teaching Tools Guide. Find out more at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachingtools  Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/ Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
14:37
March 13, 2019
Science Stuff(ish!): Planning Classroom French Lessons with Ash
This episode, I'm sharing a rough plan I've made for Ashley to teach French to his class.  Your action point is to think about how different activities would transfer online and offline. When you've got it, share in the Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/teachlanguagesonline/ This week, my recommendation is to get your ticket to Women in Language. Find out more at www.womeninlanguage.com  Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline  Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/  Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
30:51
March 6, 2019
Your Stuff - How to Teach Groups Online
This episode, I'm answering Emma's question: how do I teach groups online? Your action point is to think about a group class that you could give. When you’re done, share your results in the Teach Languages Online Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/teachlanguagesonline/  This episode, my recommendation for you is to work with me 1:1 with a Teacher Coaching Package. Find out more at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachercoaching    Learn more about Teach Languages Online atwww.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline  Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/  Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
09:55
February 27, 2019
Hidden Stuff - What Happens When the Internet Goes Down?!
This episode, I'm sharing some tips on what to do when the internet goes down. Argh!   Your action point is to create your back-up plan for when the internet goes down. When you’re done, share your results in the Teach Languages Online Facebook Group:www.facebook.com/groups/teachlanguagesonline/  This episode, my recommendation for you is to work with me 1:1 with a Teacher Coaching Package. Find out more at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachercoaching    Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline  Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/  Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
12:09
February 20, 2019
Creative Stuff - Image Prompts for Speaking
This episode, I'm sharing some ideas for using one simple resource: images. Your action point is to find at least 5 images for each of the activities in this episode. When you’re done, share your results in the Teach Languages Online Facebook Group:www.facebook.com/groups/teachlanguagesonline/ This episode, my recommendation for you is to work with me 1:1 with a Teacher Coaching Package. Find out more at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachercoaching  Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/ Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
05:49
February 13, 2019
Science Stuff: Flipped Classroom
This episode, Ashley + I are talking about the Flipped Classroom - as recommended by you!   Your action point is to do some more research into the Flipped Classroom and see if it works for you. When you've got it, share in the Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/teachlanguagesonline/ This week, my recommendation is The Online Language Teacher Planner. Find out more at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teacherplanner Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline  Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/  Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
27:52
February 6, 2019
Your Stuff: Creating Content to Promote Your Online Language Teaching
This episode, I'm answering a question from Jess: "How do I start creating content to promote my online teaching? It seems so different to what I'm used to!" Your action point for this episode is to create a list of possible blog post topics. When you’re done, share in the Teach Languages Online Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/teachlanguagesonline/ This episode my recommendation to you is work with me 1:1!  There’s 2 ways we can work together for Online Language Teacher Coaching: online with the 1 session Quickfire package, 6 sessions Boost, or 12 sessions Wingwoman, and also offline with a day together in London working on your online teaching business with Heads Together. Whichever package you choose, you’ll be buying my brain for hours at a time and we’ll work together to grow whichever area of your online language teaching business you want to work on right now. Take a look and find the best option for you at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachercoaching Learn more about Teach Languages Online atwww.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/ Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
09:47
January 30, 2019
Hidden Stuff - Getting Started With New Students
This episode, I want to focus on how you start working with a new student, the initial “onboarding” to use the fancy word. Your action point is to decide which option you’re going to focus on and share it with the Facebook Group. If you're not part of the community already, you can join Teach Languages Online on Facebook here:www.facebook.com/groups/teachlanguagesonline/ This week, my recommendation is to work with me 1:1!  There’s 2 ways we can work together for Online Language Teacher Coaching: online with the 1 session Quickfire package, 6 sessions Boost, or 12 sessions Wingwoman, and also offline with a day together in London working on your online teaching business with Heads Together. Whichever package you choose, you’ll be buying my brain for hours at a time and we’ll work together to grow whichever area of your online language teaching business you want to work on right now. Take a look and find the best option for you at http://www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachercoaching   Learn more about Teach Languages Online atwww.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline Follow me on Instagram:www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/ Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
14:33
January 23, 2019
Creative Stuff: The Dice Game
This episode, I'm sharing an activity that you can adapt for all levels and topics once you have a basic template made. Your action point is to make your Dice Game template. When you’re done, share your results in the Teach Languages Online Facebook Group:www.facebook.com/groups/teachlanguagesonline/ This episode, my recommendation for you is 100 Creative Ideas for Online Language Teachers, my ebook for you with over 100 Creative Ideas for activities to use within lessons as well as organise + promote your teaching. Find out more at lindsaydoeslanguages.com/100ci Learn more about Teach Languages Online atwww.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/ Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
06:17
January 16, 2019
Science Stuff(ish!) - How to Take Care of Yourself Teaching Online
Happy new year! This episode, Ashley + I are sharing some advice to help you take care of yourself when teaching online. Because if you're tired, stressed, overworked...your lessons will be not so good.  Your action point is to decide what changes you will make to look after yourself better in 2019. When you've got it, share in the Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/teachlanguagesonline/ This week, my recommendation is to work with me 1:1 with a Teacher Coaching Package. Find out more at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachercoaching  Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline  Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/  Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
42:34
January 9, 2019
Christmas Break - See you in January!
Just a quick update to let you know that we're taking an extended Christmas break from the podcast and will return in January 2019. In the meantime, head into the back catalogue and focus on one or two episodes to put into action. Share your results over in the Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/teachlanguagesonline/ See you in 2019!
00:58
November 28, 2018
BONUS: Black Friday Teacher Coaching Extras!
Get some seriously helpful free bonuses when you join any Teacher Coaching Package between 21.11.18 and Monday 26th November (midnight PT). Read more + pick your package here: http://www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachercoaching When you join any Teacher Coaching Package before 26.11.118, you'll also get The Online Language Teacher Planner, 100 Creative Ideas for Online Language Teachers, the Online Teaching Marketing Masterclass AND my two not-for-sale courses Productivity Pro and On Course. That’s bonuses worth $395 given to you for free when you join any Teacher Coaching Package this week. Yay! Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline Follow me on Instagram and enjoy these episodes on IGTV: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/ Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
14:52
November 21, 2018
Your Stuff: All About Teachable
This episode, I'm answering a question from Ian: How do I build courses on Teachable? Your action point for this episode is to sign up to Teachable and have a look around. You can sign up for free and take a look inside AND even create and start selling your courses for free too at lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachable When you’re done, share in the Teach Languages Online Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/teachlanguagesonline/  This episode my recommendation to you is Teachable (you could have guessed that this week, right?!). Teachable is the best place to put your online courses. They handle the tech, the payment, and all that scary stuff and make it as easy as possible to teach online with courses. Find out more at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachable  Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline  Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/  Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
12:43
November 14, 2018
Hidden Stuff: Facebook Groups vs Pages
This episode, I'm sharing the differences between Facebook Groups and Pages and which is best for your online teaching business.  Your action point is to decide which option you’re going to focus on and share how it goes in the Teach Languages Online Facebook Group. If you're not part of the community already, you can join Teach Languages Online on Facebook here: www.facebook.com/groups/teachlanguagesonline/  This week, my recommendation is the Online Teaching Marketing Masterclass, the online course from me to you focusing on promoting your brand online when you don't know how. Find out more at lindsaydoeslanguages.com/otmm  Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline  Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/  Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
15:09
November 7, 2018
Creative Stuff: Using Music and Lyrics
This episode, I'm sharing a range of activities you can try to use music and lyrics in your online language lessons.  Your action point is to try one of these techniques with your students. When you’re done, share your results in the Teach Languages Online Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/teachlanguagesonline/  Here's the link to the blog post where you can get the list of English songs for grammar: http://www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/5-ways-to-use-music-in-your-online-language-teaching/  This episode, my recommendation for you is 100 Creative Ideas for Online Language Teachers, my ebook for you with over 100 Creative Ideas for activities to use within lessons as well as organise + promote your teaching. Find out more at lindsaydoeslanguages.com/100ci  Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline  Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/  Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
11:10
October 31, 2018
Science Stuff: Kolb's Experiential Learning Cycle
This episode, I'm learning about Kolb's Experiential Learning Cycle with my teacher husband Ashley.  Your action point is to assess your own learning style and see if you can see Kolb in action. This week, my recommendation is the Online Language Teacher Planner, my digital and print-ready planner to get your online language teaching in order and make you more productive. Find out more at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teacherplanner  Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline  Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/  Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
27:06
October 24, 2018
Your Stuff: Diversifying Income
This episode, I'm answering a question from Instagram: I'd like to know more about what online language teachers can do to diversify their income.  Your action point for this episode is to plan for what will be your ways of expanding your online teaching beyond 1:1. When you’re done, share in the Teach Languages Online Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/teachlanguagesonline/  This episode my recommendation to you is Teachable. Teachable is the best place to put your online courses. They handle the tech, the payment, and all that scary stuff and make it as easy as possible to teach online with courses. Find out more at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachable  Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline  Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/  Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
26:04
October 17, 2018
Hidden Stuff: Naming and Branding Your Business
This episode, I'm sharing some tips on naming and branding your online language teaching business.  Your action point is to create your brand guide and share how it goes in the Teach Languages Online Facebook Group. If you're not part of the community already, you can join Teach Languages Online on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/teachlanguagesonline/  This week, my recommendation is the Online Teaching Marketing Masterclass, the online course from me to you focusing on promoting your brand online when you don't know how. Find out more at lindsaydoeslanguages.com/otmm  Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline  Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/  Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
13:10
October 10, 2018
Creative Stuff: Traffic Light Reading
This episode, I'm sharing an activity you can use in your online lessons to help students realise how much they know through reading.  Your action point is to have a go at traffic light reading yourself and share your results in the Teach Languages Online Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/teachlanguagesonline/  This episode, my recommendation for you is 100 Creative Ideas for Online Language Teachers, my ebook for you with over 100 Creative Ideas for activities to use within lessons as well as organise + promote your teaching. Find out more at lindsaydoeslanguages.com/100ci  Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline  Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/  Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
09:15
October 3, 2018
Science Stuff: VARK
This episode, I'm learning about VARK with my teacher husband Ashley.  Your action point is to take the VARK Questionnaire and see what it brings up for you: https://vark-learn.com/the-vark-questionnaire/  This week, my recommendation is the Online Language Teacher Planner, my digital and print-ready planner to get your online language teaching in order and make you more productive. Find out more at https://www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teacherplanner  Learn more about Teach Languages Online at https://www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline  Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/  Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
37:19
September 26, 2018
Your Stuff: Self-Study Pronunciation Activities
Welcome back to Teach Languages Online!  This episode, I'm answering a question from Instagram: Any tips on how to create self-study activities for pronunciation?  Your action point is to consider how you would encourage your students to learn and practise pronunciation on their own.  This week, my recommendation is Forvo.com. This is a great website you can share with your students to help them check native pronunciation of words in between lessons with you.  Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline  Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/  Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
10:17
September 12, 2018
Hidden Stuff: Skype vs Zoom vs Hangouts
Welcome back to Teach Languages Online!  This episode, I'm comparing 3 major platforms you could use to teach languages online: Skype, Zoom and Google Hangouts.  Your action point is to do your own research on top of what you've heard this episode and decide where you'll teach online. This week, my recommendation is the Online Teaching Marketing Masterclass, the online course from me to you focusing on promoting your brand online when you don't know how. Find out more at lindsaydoeslanguages.com/otmm  Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline  Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/  Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
06:15
September 5, 2018
Creative Stuff: Teach Vocabulary Through Mistakes
Welcome back to Teach Languages Online!  This episode, I'm sharing an activity you can use in your online lessons to teach vocabulary in a fun way through identifying mistakes.  Your action point is to create a template for the 'How Much Will You Risk?' activity.  This episode, my recommendation for you is 100 Creative Ideas for Online Language Teachers, my ebook for you with over 100 Creative Ideas for activities to use within lessons as well as organise + promote your teaching. Find out more at lindsaydoeslanguages.com/100ci  Learn more about Teach Languages Online at www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline  Follow me on Instagram and enjoy these episodes on IGTV: www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/  Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
07:04
August 29, 2018
Science Stuff: Bloom's Taxonomy
Welcome to the very first episode of Teach Languages Online!  This episode, I'm learning about Bloom's Taxonomy with my teacher husband Ashley.  Your action point is to create an activity for your students for each level of Bloom's theory. Here's the pyramid image to help you do that: https://www.learning-theories.com/blooms-taxonomy-bloom.html  This week, my recommendation is the Online Language Teacher Planner, my digital and print-ready planner to get your online language teaching in order and make you more productive. Find out more at https://www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teacherplanner  Learn more about Teach Languages Online at https://www.lindsaydoeslanguages.com/teachlanguagesonline  Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lindsaydoeslanguages/  Enjoyed this episode? Leave us a review + tell a friend. Thank you!
26:28
August 22, 2018