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
Can I Teach English in the USA with a TEFL Certificate?
As a CELTA trainer, I talk with people who are thinking about teaching English all over the world, even in their hometowns of Biloxi or Idaho Falls. Does it make sense to get CELTA or IDELT training if you plan to teach at home?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
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.Read More
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.Read More
Interview with Caitlin, Online English Teacher
Online English teaching is a rapidly growing field that has appeal for both new teachers looking to gain experience and more seasoned teachers who want the flexibility of working from home. Caitlin, a BridgeTEFL graduate, falls into the latter category, having started her online teaching career while she was already working as an English teacher in Central America. We interviewed her recently about her experience with this unique type of teaching.Read More
TEFL, TESOL, TESL and CELTA: Making Sense of Teach Abroad Terms
If you are interested in the teach abroad industry, you may have at some point found yourself lost in a sea of unfamiliar acronyms that all seem to be roughly the same. This post helps you sort through these different terms to understand what each course offers.Read More
TEFLOnline.com Launches Newest Version!
Our most popular online teacher certification course, TEFLOnline.com, 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!Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More