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The 10 Best Places to Teach English Abroad in 2019

Is teaching English overseas on your bucket list for 2019? If you want to see the world, make new friends, and immerse yourself in a new culture, then teaching English abroad might be the perfect job for you! Once you have your TEFL certification, your next step will be choosing a teach abroad location. Will you head […]

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Michael, teacher in Georgia, with his students

Bridge Graduate, Jacob: Peace Corps Volunteer in Georgia

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a Peace Corps volunteer? We interviewed recent Bridge graduate (and Bridge photo contest winner!), Jacob Huggins, who is currently teaching English as a Peace Corps volunteer in Georgia, located in Eastern Europe, on the Black Sea. 

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BridgeTEFL 2018 Photo Contest Winners!

The results are in! Thank you to everyone who submitted beautiful, fun, and inspiring TEFL photos for a chance to win the BridgeTEFL Photo Contest. And the winners are…

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What Is TESOL? Is It the Same as TEFL?

You’ve been doing your research into getting certified to teach English as a foreign language (TEFL) and you keep also running across the term TESOL. So, what is TESOL? Is the certification the same as TEFL, or is it different?

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Do You CCQ? Using Concept Checking Questions in the ESL Classroom

“Do you understand?” “Does that make sense?” “Do you have it?”  It does not matter how a teacher asks “Do you understand?” These types of questions are ineffective attempts at checking meaning with ESL/EFL students. Try concept check questions (CCQs) instead.

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Cambodian class of young learners

Teaching English to Young Learners: Classroom Management

Teaching English to young learners is an exciting yet challenging task. Learn classroom management tips that you can apply to your own classroom, straight from a teacher who has experience both at home and abroad.

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TEFL Activity: Easy Icebreaker for Writing and Speaking

This simple yet fun writing/speaking activity doesn’t require materials or prep-time, making it a great icebreaker for first class introductions or anytime you want to get students talking.

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IDELT Online vs. Master Certificate: Which Course Should I Take?

At BridgeTEFL our two most popular online TEFL/TESOL courses are our 120-hour Master Certificate, and our 150-hour International Diploma in English Language Teaching course (IDELT – Online).  What is the differences between the IDELT Online vs. Master Certificate, and which is right for you?

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Do I Need a “TEFL Resume”?

When completing your TEFL certification or applying for teaching jobs, you may have run across references to a “TEFL resume.” Is this different from a standard resume? And do you need one? In reality, it’s not much different, but yes, you need one! However, it’s easy to make minor tweaks to your current resume so […]

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Bridge Graduate, Russell, on Teaching in Zanzibar, Tanzania

Russell Titmas is a South African consultant manager in the hospitality industry. He is currently instructing English food training at a boutique hotel in Tanzania, Africa. Here, he tells us a bit more about what it’s like to teach in Africa and what he plans to do next with his career.

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