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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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TEFL Activity: Use Emojis to Teach English

Using emojis to teach English is a great way to bring technology and a bit of fun into your EFL classroom! Students will enjoy using the familiar pictures as a way to practice their knowledge!

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Are There TEFL Opportunities for Non-Native English Speakers?

Are you interested in a career in teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) but you speak a first language other than English? You may be wondering if there are TEFL opportunities for non-native English speakers like you.

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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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Why Get TEFL Certified When You Have a Master’s in Linguistics? Lisa, BridgeTEFL Graduate, Explains

Lisa Goddard, 24, is a BridgeTEFL online graduate from Boston, Massachusetts. During her graduate school studies, she decided to teach English in Taiwan and spent a year there as part of a Fulbright teaching assistantship. Her next step was to become TEFL certified in order to build on her experience and become even more qualified to teach. Since […]

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Bridge Graduate, Lana, English Teacher in China

Lana is a Third Culture Kid, She was born in Central Mexico to American parents, and lived there until she was about 12 years old, when her family moved to the States. There, she finished up high school and graduated from college. She is now teaching English to children in Lijiang, China.

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