Sid, teacher in Chile

Meet Sid, Bridge Grad Teaching English in Chile and Online

Coming from India, ESL teacher and Bridge IEDLT graduate, Siddhartha Bhattacharya, has been an English teacher in Chile for three years now. Here, he shares his journey into traveling and teaching English in the classroom and online- all from the perspective of being a non-native English speaker.

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Rachel teaching online in Mexico

Digital Nomad, Rachel, Describes Teaching Online with VIPKID

Bridge graduate, Rachel Story, is a world traveler and online ESL teacher from Tennessee. She has been teaching, traveling and living around the world with her husband Sasha since 2010, and is currently in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. In this post, Rachel tells us all about her online teaching job with the popular company VIPKID, which allows her to teach ESL from her laptop and live as a digital nomad.

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Meet Jacquece, Teaching ESL in the USA

My name is Jacquece Moore and I recently got TEFL certified and became a volunteer for the Literacy Council of Montgomery County to help close the gap for people in the U.S. who lack English skills.

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Interview with Shakti Mahadoo, English Teacher in Mauritius

Shakti Mahadoo a Bridge TEFLOnline.com graduate from Mauritius. We like to hear from our alumni on how their careers have progressed, and Shakti was happy to share his experiences with us. Read on to hear about his career and why he feels pursuing a TEFL certification through Bridge was the right move for him.

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How Online Teaching Helped Me Become a Better English Teacher

You don’t need to cross an ocean to have a great TEFL experience! Here, English teacher, Krzl Light Nunes, writes about her experiences teaching English online, and the surprising ways it has improved her classroom teaching skills.

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Teaching online

TEFL Outside the Box: Interview with an Online English Teacher

The field of teaching English as a foreign language is always changing. These days there are not only more and more ways to get TEFL-certified (onsite, online, or a combination of the two), but there are also a growing number of non-traditional ways to use that certification to teach English worldwide. For example, as a […]

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Facebook Live Interview with Leah Donelson, Bridge Academic Manager, on the International TESOL Conference

Last month, Bridge employees attended the 2018 International TESOL conference in Chicago. Here, Alissa Berdahl from BridgeTEFL speaks with BridgeEnglish’s Academic Manager, Leah Donelson, during a Facebook Live event, about the main takeaways from the conference. Leah discusses changing attitudes in the TESOL community, incorporating technology into lessons, and how to assure that classes are relevant and up-to-date in the 21st century.

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Teaching the Way I Learned: Strategies of Non-Native English Speaking Teachers

Non-Native English Speaking teachers (NNESTs) bring unique perspectives to the classroom, which allows them to implement inventive strategies into their lessons. Hear from Bridge teachers from Latin America, Asia, and Europe on their experience in the classroom.

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Interview with Feruz Akobirov, PhD – Bridge Graduate and University Instructor

Feruz Akobirov is a Bridge Online TEFL course graduate from Uzbekistan, who has been teaching since 2003. Interestingly, Feruz was already a qualified professor teaching at Bukhara State University when he took his TEFL certification course with us this year. In fact, Feruz has two bachelor’s degrees, as well as a Master’s in English Linguistics, and a Ph.D. in Education!

I was curious to know more about the very-qualified Feruz and his motivation for getting TEFL certified, so I recently interviewed him.

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Meet BridgeEnglish Teacher, Tereza Lewis

Originally from Prague, Tereza has been teaching at the BridgeEnglish language school (a division of Bridge Education Group) in downtown Denver for several years. Learn more about her background and experiences in the classroom below.

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