Even though our world is becoming more connected and increasingly global, there’s at least one area that is going in the opposite direction. And that area is media. Because of our personalised news feeds, cookies and other digital aids, a phenomenon called a ‘filter bubble’ has appeared. Eli Pariser coined…


1. Extreme flexibility

When you’re a Language Teacher Rebel, you can set your own hours. You can also choose to move hours around. If you need to do something a particular date, you can shift your hours around to make up for it. You might wonder how this works for the learners. Won’t…


Working online back in 2003 in Auckland with a super cool laptop!

How do you become an online language teacher? Do you need any particular education? Any specific work experience? Do you need to be a language teacher to start with?

The answer is no.

All you need is a language to teach, an entrepreneurial mindset (or an interest in developing one)…


What do you need in order to teach a language online, as a self-employed language teacher? In this article, I’ll take you through some of my favourite tools that I use every week when I run my online teaching business, and that make my life so much easier.

If you…


You may have heard of the gender neutral Swedish pronoun “hen“. It has been debated in Sweden during the past decade, and some people feel strongly about it. So what’s the fuss all about?

Swedish gender and pronouns

The Swedish language, like German, used to have three grammatical genders: masculine, feminine and neuter. This…


I’m a Language Teacher Rebel. I run my own business as a language teacher, and I work from home. Or from anywhere that has a Wi-Fi connection. I create and sell material, and I interact with people on Skype from all over the world, every week. …

Anneli Haake

I help language teachers to become Language Teacher Rebels by teaching the steps to set up and market their teaching online.

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