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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.

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Bridge Denver Has Moved Downtown!

After three amazing decades working with language students and TEFL trainees at our original location in the Cherry Creek neighborhood of Denver, Colorado, Bridge has moved downtown!

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Bridge Grad “Jet Lagged Jess” Tells Us Why She Got TEFL Certified in Chile

Jess describes herself as a “20-something New Zealander who is leaving the nest” for an adventure in South America. She got TEFL certified via our 4-week Bridge IDELT course in Santiago in order to become an English teacher in Chile and make it her new home base. In her blog, Jet Lagged Jess, she shares all about her experiences abroad in Chile– from choosing her TEFL certification course and details of her first job to the sights she’s seen, places she’s traveled, foods she has eaten, and more.

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Teach Abroad in Argentina in 3 Easy Steps!

  Teaching English abroad in Argentina is a pretty appealing idea, isn’t it? Just think of the tango music, the excitement of fútbol, the nearby Andes, the amazing food, and the people and the energy of Buenos Aires… what’s not to love? Yet some people get bogged down by the idea that it’s too hard […]

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Notes from the Field: An Interview with David Kelly, Head Teacher, BridgeEnglish, Chile

Interested in teaching English in South America? I spoke to David Kelly, Head English Teacher at BridgeEnglish in Santiago, where the focus is on teaching business English to professionals. Read on to learn what those who sign up for our IDELT certification course in Santiago, or take part in our Teach in Chile Internship, can expect. Can […]

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Hate Being Hot? Teach In South America This Summer!

Some of you can’t wait for the summer months to arrive: the heat of the afternoon sun, cold beer and baseball games, and melty ice cream cones. And then there are those of you who brace against the first waves of heat. You get grumpy when you sweat and prefer to blast the AC, creating […]

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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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Teaching English in Argentina: The Inside Scoop with Lauren Davis

Lauren could be described as a typical EFL teacher in many ways, yet the route she took led her to places she might not have anticipated!  After she graduated college in December 2011, she left Boulder, Colorado, to teach English abroad in January of 2012.  After completing a year-long teaching contract in Buenos Aires, Argentina, […]

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Teach Abroad Terms to Learn

Interested in teaching English abroad? It’s an exciting idea, and I bet you’ve already spent some time online, researching the topic and trying to find out how you can make it happen. A quick search of “teaching English abroad,” however, can sometimes make things even more confusing! There’s a mind-boggling amount of information out there, […]

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From TEFL Course to Teaching Job: Caitlin Peterson Shows Us How It’s Done!

Have you  fantasized about leaving your predictable job behind and learning a new skill, like teaching English as a foreign language?  Have you imagined the amazing places that certification might take you? Well we should warn you, Caitlin Peterson is living your dream! Caitlin signed up the IDELT teacher training course in Santiago, Chile last year […]

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