Author: Bridge TEFL

Notes From The Field: TEFL Through The Eyes of a “Late Bloomer”

While the stereotypical TEFL teacher may be fresh out of college, there are actually many people that come to TEFL later in life. For example, after retiring from his full-time career, Wes Choc completed his TEFL certification online through Bridge. He then taught English abroad in Ecuador, and even went on to write a book, called […]

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7 Tips to Avoid Culture Shock When Teaching Abroad

For those who are already working as teachers at home in the U.K, the idea of teaching abroad promises much to the otherwise stressed and under pressure teacher. It can provide for cultural experiences, as well as a different, more nourishing learning system than is found within the increasingly under pressure U.K. schools; and it […]

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Going Places: Interview with TEFLOnline.com Graduate Kimberly Parker

Originally from New Jersey, via Maryland, Kimberly K. Parker has written four books on a range of topics, and has helped countless others publish their own work, as well. Prior to moving to China, Kimberly taught online English Language Arts and Writing classes to children in elementary, middle, and high school. After completing the 100-Hour TEFL Online […]

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Teaching In Thailand: What to Explore After Class

This post was written by Willow Pergl. Looking for things to do while teaching English in Thailand? No problem! Thailand is a country that offers a variety of experiences around every corner. Whether you prefer a bustling nightlife, the quiet of the green lush mountains or the picturesque beauty of the beaches, there is definitely something […]

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Notes From The Field: My Third Year Of Teaching English

My name is Erin, I’m from the United States and I have lived in Nanchang, China for two years. I am starting my third year of teaching English at a university. I took the 100 hour online course and it’s the best decision I have ever made! Working abroad and teaching English has been so […]

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Featured TEFL Job: Teach in China

Are you mature, flexible, adventurous and want to help change lives while having the experience of a lifetime? Does living in one of the world’s most ancient civilizations, rich with culture and brimming with tradition sound exciting to you? Then the Teach in China program may be right for you! Bridge is excited to partner with English […]

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Notes From The Field: First Day Of A Spanish Teaching Adventure

This is a guest post written by TEFL teacher, Steven Wheeler. As I was looking out at the roaming green hills of Cantabria and watching the rain hit the train window, I wondered why people thought Spain was so sunny. I was on my way to my first TEFL job in Santander, Spain and there […]

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Notes From The Field: Learning to Live the Mai Pen Rai Way in Thailand

Looking to provide English language education to a country that currently experiences a significant lack of English teachers? There’s no better place to teach English than beautiful, friendly Thailand.  Because our application deadline is just around the corner for the Teach In Thailand Program, we reached out to a recent program alumni, Lauren, to give […]

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Interview with TEFL Trainer in Argentina, Kandice Klumb

Born in Texas, but raised in Missouri, Kandice grew up exploring and moving to new places.  With her passion for travel and international education, she has been an invaluable addition to the BridgeTEFL team. She recently talked with us about the IDELT course and shared some advice for gringos looking to teach abroad in Buenos […]

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Martin Barnard – Japan

Where did you teach English? The very first time I helped someone with their English was back in South Africa while I was still a university student. The University, like most others, had international students form various countries, including Asia. The university’s EFL department asked for volunteer students just to hang out with some of […]

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