How To Make Money Online Teaching Your Native Language

Today l wants to write an article on how to make money online Teaching Your Native language.

Be it your own native language or any foreign language you knows well and can teach it effectively to others.

We are in globalized / modernized World where many people would love to learn different foreign languages for different important reasons.


Some people will love to learn foreign languages in other to improve their employment opportunities.

Some love to learn it because they will love to study or live overseas.

Some would learn another language in other to improve their travel experience.

And some to grow their business.

Either of the reasons people learn foreign native languages goes to show that there are huge market of online language learners who are willing to pay for online language coaching.

Your target would be to use to your advantage the huge market of online language learners.

Teach the language learners your native language and make handsome money through it.

You know and can teach your native language how then can you see and get people to sign up for you to teach them?

You can see and get people to sign up to your language coaching job online by registering yourself on iTalki.

What is iTalki?

iTalki is a popular online language learning website whose job is to connect people who needs to learn another language to teachers who are willing to teach them through video chat.

The iTalki websites houses over 3000 teachers  and more than 2 million students who are taught all the World major 100 languages.

The websites gives student the ability to find online language teachers for 1 on 1 tutoring and the teachers makes money inform of freelance tutors.

iTalki was founded and launched in the year 2007 by Kelvin Chen, Yongyue Jiang  and is located at Shanghai, China.

They cover most of the World languages ranging from:

Teaching Your Native Language on iTalki is Suitable For -

People who can teach others willingly and have the ability to impart good knowledge on them.

Skills Required for Teaching Native Language on iTalki -

1. You must have good writing fluence and good verbal output in any of the particular language you would love to teach others.

2. Must have good knowledge about language syllables and can follow them drastically well.

3. Being able to teach and provide the students the training with step by step process.

How To Get Started on iTalki -

To start your online freelance tutor job, you must first of all visit iTalki and fill in your registration processes.

Then create your Teacher profile, Create your language courses and set your online schedules.

After registration then iTalki will list you on their iTalki listing so that potential students from all over the globe can see and view your iTalki profile.

This will help them to determine whether or not they will book you for online lessons.

Here is most of difderent Country languages iTalki covers

  Multilingual, English, Chinese (Mandarin), French, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Japanese, Korean, Arabic, Hindi, Italian, Russian, Afrikaans, Albanian, Americqn Sign Language (ASL) etc.

iTalki conducts their online sessions through Skype and some other VOIP Softwares.

So make sure your headphone is connected well when giving out lesson sessions and that you have high internet speed connection.

On iTalki all a teacher needs is to focus on his or her teaching while iTalki manages all other arrangements like:

Scheduling, marketing, student management and teacher payments.

How To Make Money Online Teaching Your Native Language

Tips for being successful on iTalki -

1. In iTalki there will be competitions since there are other teachers also teaching or wants to teach on any particular Language you have chosen to teach.

So you need to make your iTalki profile stand out from others by having a strong teacher profile.

2. The number of students who will chose you to teach them on iTalki is dependent on some important factors.

So make sure you optimized them well they are:

Pricing -

At the beginning since you're just starting you have to offer a competitive price for your teaching services.

This will help bring more students and more money.

Then when you have gained high ranking you can be increasing the price gradually to the level you likes it to be constant on.

Profile -

Your profile picture speaks a lot of volume on your personality since is the first thing students will see and access before they can contact you for lesson sessions.

So is important you take a professional photograph on a good lighting background and setup.

You can upgrade the picture by wearing formal clothes like suits, clean shirt etc.

Please don't just take a regular picture with you mobile phone  camera and upload it on iTalki.

Video Introduction -

On the process of setting up your teachers iTalki profile you will be requested to upload an introductory video.

This is to know if you can really speak fluently the language you have chosen.

And also an opportunity for you to showcase your knowledge and language skills to your potential students.

You should record a very good informative 3-4 minutes professional looking video  explaining to your potential students your teaching abilities, your syllables and other important unique teaching methods you have.

Your aim on the short professional video should be to convince your potential students that  you're an expert on the language and you have a good teaching ability.

Experience -

The experience you have on teaching the language you chose online is important like:

If you have any college degrees or have completed any advanced courses, then showcase them on your profile to increase your chances of being selected by students.

Ratings and Feedbacks -

The rating and feedbacks students gives to you on your services offered to them on iTalki is very important.

So make sure you  helps your learners learn your language quickly and effectively and also offer the best course as good as possible.

How To Make Money Online Teaching Your Native Language

Expected Earnings - 

In iTalki teachers are paid withITC's which is an (iTalki credit) and can be withdrawn for real cash using, Alipay, Webmoney, Paypal, Moneybookers "Skrill".

ITCs conversion on iTalki is as follows

10 ITCs is equal to $1

20 ITCs is equal to $2

30 ITCs is equal to $3

40 ITCs is equal to $4

50 ITCs is equal to $5


The money charged on iTalki depends on the expertise, ranting and feedbacks the teacher gets.

Most of the teachers charges between 100 ITCs to 200 ITCs which is ITCs ($10 to $20) per hour.

You can also conduct language tests, add interview preparation modules, kids modules and so on to diversify your market reach and increase income.

The way to make money on iTalki is simple the more students who sign up to your teaching sessions the more money you makes.

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