The home office- the only place where pajama pants are on-trend, you can put your feet on the desk, checking your cell phone doesn’t come with any sideways glances, and coffee and snacks are endlessly at your fingertip. Working from home does seem to have its perks when compared to the time spent on the road stuck in traffic to arrive at work only to be greeted by the mundane office humdrum and then stuffed into a cubicle (otherwise known as the place where the sun doesn’t shine.)
The opportunity at hand, quite literally with a few clicks and keystrokes, is to teach an English course online. Students, visitors, world travelers, new citizens and immigrants have the desire to learn English. If you have the knowledge, patience, commitment, time and reliability to be an English teacher, LRNGO houses the prosperous opportunity to connect teacher and student around the world in a free learning exchange as well as connecting people looking to make money by teaching with people willing to spend money to learn. This social-media-esque site welcomes people to “Join the Social Learning Revolution” and serves as a free link for people who can learn from each other’s cultivated skills; with the option of learning via face-to-face video chat or in person if necessary.
The appeal for online teachers is dwelling in the heart of students who also don’t want to leave the comfort of the couch, where coffee stains and crumb collections can remain unseen by the outside world. English courses online are being sought after by a multi-cultural, diverse student body with one thing in common; their desire to rock pajama pants and messy hairdos, the definition of business on the brain, party... everywhere else.
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