Online TEFL Certification

How to Teach English Abroad: A Step-By-Step Guide for Everyone

You want to teach English abroad, but with all the various websites, blogs and random advice out there, you’re not sure how to get started. Don’t let information overload stall your plans! Follow this easy step-by-step instruction guide on how to teach English abroad to get your plans to teach English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) in gear.

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How Much Does TEFL Certification Cost? Is It Worth It?

To teach English as a foreign language, one of the qualifications employers ask for is certification. You know you need it, but how much does TEFL certification cost? Prices vary depending on some key factors. We’ll explain those and crunch the numbers.

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How to Prepare for Teaching English Abroad: Get the most out of your TEFL certification course!

Teaching English abroad is fun and exciting, and it’s easy to want to rush into it. But like all things that are worth your while, teaching abroad requires plenty of preparation before you make a commitment. Read on to learn about the important steps in teaching abroad, from earning your TEFL certificate to landing your first position.

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The Eternal Question: Online or Onsite TEFL Certification?

Here at BridgeTEFL one of the questions that we receive daily from students is whether to take an online or onsite TEFL certification course. Read about BridgeTEFL students’ experiences with online and onsite certification courses.

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Teacher Spotlight: Johanna in China

Johanna, 18, is a graduate from Düsseldorf, Germany who recently taught in China. We interviewed her to learn more about what brought her to China, how her first ever teaching experience went, and about her travels around China and to Singapore and Hong Kong!

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5 More Countries Where You Can Teach English with an Online TEFL Certificate

At Bridge, people often ask us about the professional opportunities available to those who earn their TEFL certificates online. Understandably, people want to know if they will be limited in where they can get a teaching job if they choose a more affordable, convenient online TEFL course over a 4-week, intensive in-person TEFL course, such as the CELTA or IDELT. However, there are many countries where you can get a job after completing your certificate online. Here are five of many.

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Our most popular online teacher certification course,, has just debuted its newest version. We’ve not only updated the course curriculum, but we’ve also made improvements to the course structure and design by moving to an innovative platform that’s user-friendly, fun and interactive. Take a look inside the course!

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Bridge IDELT Online: Earn College Credit for Your TEFL Course

There are plenty of online TEFL courses to choose from, but would you like the option to earn 3 graduate-level credits for your TEFL training? If so, the International Diploma in English Language Teaching (IDELT- Online) could be right for you. This post discusses tells you everything you need to know about the program and can help you decide if it is a good fit.

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Interview with Taylor: Teacher in Japan

Taylor, 23 is a graduate from Tarentum, Pennsylvania who is currently teaching in Japan. She works for the Japanese American Society on the Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) in Iwakuni, Japan, where she teaches English to adult, intermediate-level students. I asked Taylor some questions about her experience so far as a teacher in Japan. 

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Program Spotlight: Teach in Vietnam Internship!

You could be teaching English in Southeast Asia this year! Bridge is excited to partner with English Language Company (ELC), an established provider of internship programs worldwide, to offer our latest opportunity in Vietnam!  In this supportive program, you will receive teacher training (if you are not already TEFL certified) via a 100% online course, as well as a paid job placement at one of the many reputable Vietnamese schools in the ELC network.

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