Beyond TEFL: Volunteer While Teaching Abroad!
One of the great things about going abroad to teach English as a foreign language (TEFL) is that you get to immerse yourself in a new culture and language, and hopefully make a difference not only in your own life but the lives of your students. It’s a great feeling, isn’t it? Making a difference […]Read More
Jonathan: Bridge Graduate in Cozumel, Mexico
Jonathan is a Bridge graduate whose path to teaching started with the Cambridge CELTA course in beautiful Playa del Carmen, Mexico. We interviewed him to learn about where his TEFL certification took him, including teaching on the island paradise of Cozumel.Read More
Why I Left My Middle School Teaching Job for TEFL
TEFLOnline alum Brendan O’Shea recalls why he left his teaching job in the United States in favor of a TEFL opportunity that would take him across the globe.Read More
What is it Like to Teach English in Costa Rica?
Have you ever considered teaching English in Costa Rica? With its misty rainforests, dazzling Caribbean and Pacific beaches, and relaxed pura vida lifestyle, it’s no surprise the country continues to be a TEFL hot spot year after year.Read More
TEFLOnline.com Grad, Joseph, is “Living the Dream” in Italy!
Joseph has dreamed of living in Italy since visiting Florence in 2012. Recently, he was able to realize this goal after becoming earning his teacher certification through TEFLOnline.com. Now Joseph works as an English teacher in Parma, Italy. Here, he shares his experience “vivendo il sogno” – living the dream.Read More
Yes, You Can Teach English Abroad Without a College Degree!
One of best things about the field of teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) is that it is open to just about anyone. There are opportunities to teach English abroad for teachers young and old, with or without teaching experience, who are native English speakers or not, and you can teach English abroad with or without college degrees. Basically, as long as you have an open mind and are flexible, there is sure to be a teaching location that fits your qualifications!Read More
Newly TEFL Certified? How to Gain Teaching Experience and Get Jobs Abroad!
Often times, those who enter the TEFL field have no experience in front of a class. Also, those who have gotten certified online likely didn’t complete a teaching practicum at all, so they, need the extra resume boost of teaching experience. Here are some tips on how to get TEFL experience before going abroad!Read More
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 […]Read More
Teaching English to Adults vs. Kids: What, Where, and Why?
When you think of teaching English as a Foreign Language, do you picture yourself in front of a class of children, adults, or a mix of both? Did you know that the age group you prefer to teach can factor into your choice of teaching location? This overview of teaching adults vs. young learners answers […]Read More
Interview With Richard Blanke, BridgeTEFL Alumnus Teaching in Taiwan
Richard completed an online TEFL certificate with Bridge. He is now using his credentials to teach English in Taiwan. Here, Richard tells us about his experience abroad, and gives advice for others who are interested in following the same path.Read More