In the interview, she discusses how different software can be used for different kinds of online teaching contexts. She also discusses whether or not video is important in online teaching and outlines the kinds of skills teachers should develop in order to be an effective online teacher.

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Useful links

Emma mentions the following online platforms in the interview:

Emma's blog: Talk2me English

British Council Voices blog post: How to get started as an online teacher

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