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Hallo | Speak English with Natives

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How to be successful

1) Set your schedule and stick to it. Our students love subscribing to teachers who have consistent schedules and teach multiple lessons every week.

2) Regularly remind users to subscribe and book private lessons with you and how it will be helpful for their learning.

3) Provide subscribers with the opportunity to hop on as much as you can. Most students sign up for classes to practice speaking with you.

4) Try the subscriber-only chat/video at least once a week and increase the number over time. That way, you can focus on your subscribers.

5) Create lessons plans, give constructive feedback, and provide as much value as you can. At the end of the day, students are using Hallo to learn from you.

6) Stay on Instamatch until you connect with a student. You can read a book or do other work while waiting. After each lesson, ask if they’d like to book scheduled private lessons.

7) Improve your teaching skills by continuing your education, by watching other teachers’ classes, and by asking your students for regular feedback.

8) Interact genuinely with students on livestreams and in chats on the app and politely invite them to join your classes.

Finally, know that you can be successful by teaching on Hallo! If you genuinely enjoy teaching and helping people learn English, you are at the right place. Just like anything else, it will take time and effort to be successful, but we promise it will be worth it as long as you are committed. At Hallo, we are here to help ambitious teachers succeed by providing the tools that they need and creating the place for students to come and learn English.

Some of the following techniques can be helpful for improving your lesson quality:

1) Allowing students to talk as much as possible

2) Teaching students based on their needs and levels

3) Treating students with positive attitude

4) Providing constructive feedback each class

5) Explaining clearly and repeating concepts and questions

6) Asking students to use full sentences

7) Preparing and planning for classes in advance

8) Managing time and speed wisely during class

9) Teaching with high energy to motivate

10) Having and sharing clear lesson objectives

11) Encouraging students to get over the fear of speaking

Teachers are the face of Hallo, and we are dedicated to helping them and providing tools they need to be successful on Hallo. The quality of lessons is directly related to our teachers’ success, so we recommend that teachers follow best practices and present their lessons in the best way they can. Here are some of our suggestions:

1) Take training courses and get certified through organizations such as TESOL and Bridge. Hallo teachers get a 50% discount for all Bridge courses.

2) Join other successful teachers’ lessons on Hallo and learn from them.

3) Use the web app and share your screen to go over a curriculum or material.

4) Plan for the lesson and practice beforehand. Planning and practicing make a big difference.

5) Help students apply what they learn by speaking and practicing.

6) Ask students questions and have them participate and engage throughout the lesson.

7) Correct mistakes with kindness and insist on full sentences every time.

8) Use your time wisely. Provide a lesson for 20 min and spend 40 min letting students speak and apply.

9) Provide constructive feedback and summarize the lesson at the end.

10) Rewatch recorded classes and study what you can do to teach better and improve.

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Suggested Topics for Products & Technology

 

  1. Showcasing Incredible Apps to Learn Foreign Languages
  2. Comparing & contrasting different foreign language apps based on functions
  3. How to Become Bilingual: Stories & Best Practices
  4. How to Become Multilingual: Stories & Best Practices
  5. Deciding on a language career outside of the industry
  6. Teaching Free English for Service online
  7. How to experience life abroad – at home
  8. Barriers to integrating technology in the classroom & how to overcome
  9. Free resources for teachers now teaching online due to COVID
  10. Integrating education technology in K-12 schools
  11. Integrating education technology in university & graduate programs
  12. Most Innovative Language Technology and Products when you don’t know the language
  13. Building community on a language learning app (as a business)
  14. Building community on a language learning app (as an influencer/teacher)
  15. How to host an online event (InEvent present)

Suggested Topics for Research

 

  1. The Pros and Cons of Online Learning
  2. The Pros and Cons of In-Class learning
  3. The relationship between technology and success in the classroom 
  4. How has the language learning industry changed throughout history
  5. Current growth trends in the education technology industry
  6. Current growth trends in the classic institutional education industry
  7. Presentation of 3 top TESOL Student Theses
  8. Discussion: Biggest flaws & opportunities in the language learning industry
  9. Discussion: Ways to improve classic educational system
  10. Comparing language learning programs & outcomes around the world
  11. International wealth & quality of life outcomes based on ESL acquisition
  12. Best careers in the language learning industry based on growth and salary
  13. Discussion: Which language learning educational systems need the most help & how to help
  14. In-Conference Research: Best methods for learning languages. Polling & Discussion
  15. Case study: reshaping policies in the institution to improve learning
  16. Language learning outcomes based on age
  17. Understanding and overcoming misconceptions about the difficulties of language learning
  18. Best curriculums based on short and long-term outcomes

Suggested Topics for Professional Development

 

  1. Linguistic Major Career Paths – Panel and Q&A
  2. Hallo Teaching Demonstration
  3. Hallo Teaching Practice
  4. Linguistic Major Career Paths – Presented by Professionals in their fields
  5. Linguistic Major Career Paths – Panel and Q&A
  6. Getting certified as an ESL Teacher (how to)
  7. Transitioning careers as a professional in the language learning industry
  8. Improving communication in your University Department
  9. Internship Opportunities & Tips for Finding a Student Internship 
  10. Find Your Students Internships
  11. Incorporating language learning apps into your curriculum
  12. Inside look at the life of Language Interpreters
  13. Inside look at the life of Forensic Linguists
  14. Inside look at the life of ASL Translators
  15. Inside look at the life of Computational linguists in the tech industry
  16. Inside look at the life of Speech Language Pathologists
  17. Inside look at the life of Content Developers
  18. Inside look at the life of International Business Workers
  19. Inside look at the life of Language Professors
  20. Interview Skills & What Interviewers Are Looking For – Panel
  21. Interview Skills & What Interviewers Are Looking For – Demonstrations & Practice
  22. How to Create the Best Resume
  23. Pros and Cons to getting certified online
  24. Developing personal brand (as a teacher, influencer, student, etc.)
  25. Tips for choosing a career
  26. How to transition to online teaching

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