Benefits of online learning

8 Benefits of Online Learning vs. the Classroom

Is it better to learn in a traditional classroom than online? In recent years, the virtual classroom has become the preferred choice for many learners. We look at the benefits of online learning when it comes to TEFL/TESOL certification.

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Bridge alumni in the Global TEFL Community

Meet Teachers From Our Global TEFL Community!

Bridge supports the diverse global TEFL community made up of English language teachers of all backgrounds who are either teaching abroad or in their home country.

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Will Guo with CITA

Bridge Grad, Will, Connecting Students in Asia With Teachers in the U.S.

Originally from China, Will was an ESL teacher there before moving to the States and continuing his work in English education. Now he runs an education consulting business in Los Angeles that matches qualified TEFL teachers with students in Asia. 

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What is a Skype TEFL Job Interview Really Like?

You’ve applied for TEFL jobs abroad, and now you have a job interview! Great, but how does it work? Brendan O’Shea is here to walk you through a TEFL job interview and provide helpful insight on how to be successful in them!

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ESL Teacher at APAX English

Bridge Preferred Partner Profile: APAX English, Vietnam

APAX English is the largest ESL school in Vietnam, with over 100 centers throughout the country. Learn what it’s like to teach with this organization, which is one of a select group of schools in the Bridge Preferred Employment Partner network.

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Online English Teacher

Can I Teach English Online With No Degree? 

Yes, it’s absolutely possible! We’ll share some online English tutoring companies that hire teachers without bachelor’s degrees, give you tips for standing out when applying to jobs, and even offer alternatives avenues for teaching online.

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TEFL Teacher Abroad in Thailand

Teach Abroad Timeline FAQs

Making the leap to teach English abroad can take some serious planning. You’ve got to pick your teaching location, research the requirements to get hired there, choose and complete your TEFL course, and land your first TEFL job. So, what should your teach abroad timeline look like? 

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Claire, Teaching English Online in the U.S.

Claire, Mapping Out Her Future as an Online English Teacher

Bridge IDELTOnline grad, Claire, is a long-time classroom teacher whose deep love for teaching the language led her to become a full-time online English tutor last year. She tells us why she decided to teach online, what it’s like working as a tutor with English First, and discusses the rewards and challenges of teaching in the virtual classroom.

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Language Students

How Learning a Second Language Can Help You Teach English

Jake Young, founder of the ESL website for English teachers, Fluentize, spent 10 years teaching in the Czech Republic. Based on his own experience learning Czech, Jake shares the many ways learning any new language can make you a better English teacher. 

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how to use digital badges for TEFL

How to Use Digital Badges to Get a TEFL Job

Digital badges are the future of e-learning credentials and Bridge wants you to be part of it. We’ll show you how to easily claim the digital badges you’ll earn for any BridgeTEFL course and add them to your LinkedIn profile, personal blog, resume, and more to stand out when applying to jobs.

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