Frequently Asked Questions
What is Verbling?
Verbling is an online language-learning platform that connects language learners with qualified language teachers for private sessions through live video chat.
Where do I teach?
Teachers can teach from anywhere in the world with a computer and Internet access
How do I apply to teach on Verbling?
Create a Verbling account, log in, and submit a Verbling application
Can I apply to teach a language that is not currently listed on Verbling?
Yes. We are accepting teachers for all languages, and will introduce new languages on a rolling basis.
Do I need teaching experience?
Yes, we require all Verbling teachers to have previous experience teaching their native language to speakers of other languages. Please include this experience in detail in the resume section of your application and upload a reference letter or any other proof of your teaching experience.
Do I need a teaching certificate?
A formal teaching certificate is preferable and will increase your chances of admission. Candidates that don't have a certificate or a verifiable teaching experience will not be accepted.
Do I need to be a native speaker?
Yes! The whole idea behind Verbling is to allow students to talk with and learn from teachers who are native speakers.
When will I hear back from Verbling?
Due to the high volume of applications Verbling receives, only admitted teachers will hear back from us within two weeks after submission. Verbling does not send rejection letters.
Can I teach more than one language?
No. At this time, Verbling teachers can only teach one language—their native one.
As a teacher, how do I receive payment?
You can then cash out your earnings using various methods including PayPal, TransferWise, Payoneer, or Verbling Credit
How often can I cash out my earnings?
Earnings can be cashed out anytime. New earnings are “unlocked” and available for cashout every Sunday or Monday, depending on your time zone.
Who sets my rates for private sessions?
Teachers set their own hourly tutoring rates individually.
How many private lesson can I teach?
Teachers can teach an unlimited amount of private sessions on Verbling.
How do I get students?
Verbling is one of the largest online language-learning communities on the Internet. We’ve built tools to give you exposure to this community and immediately match you up with new students.
How much can I expect to earn from private lessons?
Earnings are a function of your rates, availability, and the quality of your profile page. Many successful teachers are teaching full-time on Verbling.
What do I need to teach on Verbling?
You need a laptop or desktop computer with a camera and microphone, the Google Chrome browser, and a strong internet connection.
What video technology do I use to teach?
All Verbling lessons are conducted using Verbling Video, Verbling's own video chat technology.
How do I communicate with my students?
All communication with students is done through Verbling’s messaging system.