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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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5 Reasons Luke Skywalker Would Make a Great TEFL Teacher

Have you ever noticed that the main character in Star Wars is also a great role model for TEFL teachers everywhere? We have! Let us break it down for you.

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Carl Summers, Teacher in South Korea

Carl, 26, is a TEFLOnline.com graduate from Montreal, Canada, who taught in Jeongeup, South Korea. We asked him some questions about his experience in this popular Asian teaching destination. 

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Teach Abroad Myths Debunked

Teaching abroad is easier than you might think! While there are obstacles, you can work around them. Don’t let these five common teach abroad myths discourage you from pursuing an adventure.

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Program Spotlight: Teach in Vietnam Internship Alumni

If you’re considering teaching abroad in Vietnam, especially through a structured internship like the Bridge Teach in Vietnam Program, hearing firsthand accounts from alumni who’ve “been there” is key! 2015 program participants Orla, Derrick, and John shared a bit about their experience in Vietnam to help you get an inside perspective on the program.

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Get Rich in Argentina: A Guide to Becoming Bill Gates by Teaching English

Post written by Lauren Davis After living in Argentina for a year and working as an English teacher, I have a lot of experience with the dos and don’ts of this European-inspired city.  Just one example, do not assume that you can get a full-time English teaching job at one place.  More than likely, you […]

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Teacher Spotlight: Bridge Graduate, Nelly, in France

  Nelly Chutaux Bergougnoux completed the 120-Hour BridgeTEFL Online Master Certificate and is currently working as an English teacher in France. She recently got in touch with us to share her “amazing adventure” there, where she has combined her previous teaching experience with TEFL training to develop a new learning method and open her own after-school English language center! […]

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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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How to Survive Awkward Moments in the TEFL Classroom

If you thought junior high was embarrassing, just wait until you become a TEFL teacher. The TEFL formula is a magic formula of being in a strange culture, speaking a different language, and standing up in front of a classroom, which leads to… DISASTER! Okay, I’m kidding. The magic TEFL formula actually leads to mind-opening […]

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5 Things You Can Only Do In China

If you’re ready to head off to Asia to teach English, be prepared to have the time of your life! You’ll be in a new culture where everything is exciting and different. Make the most of your experience by trying out these 5 things you can only do in China! Walk the Great Wall of […]

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