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ESL Games

Fun ESL Games and Activities for Kids & Teens

Learning English as a second language probably won’t make young learners’ and teens’ list of top three favorite activities, but incorporating games into your lessons is a great way to help young students review what they’ve learned in an interactive, fun, and memorable way.

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Teaching Business English in the Ever-Changing 21st Century

Join Bridge and experts from the ELT sector to learn what it takes to teach Business English in the 21st century. We’ll break down how much background you should have in business, how deeply you need to understand your niche, what trends and technologies you need to stay on top of, and what employers and […]

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TEFL certification cost

How Much Does TEFL/TESOL Certification Cost? Is It Worth It?

To teach English as a foreign language, one of the qualifications employers ask for is certification. You know you need it, but how much does TEFL certification cost? Prices vary depending on some key factors. We’ll explain those and crunch the numbers.

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Bridge TEFL/TESOL certificates

About Bridge TEFL/TESOL Certificates

You take your professional development as a teacher seriously, and so do we, which means we only offer the highest quality TEFL/TESOL certifications! As an accredited educational institute, we offer courses ranging from basic 40-hour certification to our university-affiliated, 150-hour IDELTOnline™. Our comprehensive online courses are hosted on a dynamic learning platform with features such […]

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Guiding Your Students From LOTS to HOTS: Bloom’s Taxonomy in the ESL Classroom

As you’re developing lessons plans, how can your learning objectives and desired outcomes for students be mapped to create “scaffolded” lessons that challenge them to move from lower- to higher-order skills? And how can you check that students are achieving the objectives you’ve set forth? Join Bridge’s expert panelists for answers to these questions and […]

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Think Outside the Book: Developing Dynamic Materials for Your ESL Classes

Do you often feel bored or constrained by the limits of the textbook? Do your students? Would you like to better engage your learners with richer, more diverse material that’s specifically relevant to their interests or matched to their particular learning styles? Join Bridge’s expert panel to learn about the process of developing unique materials […]

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The First Step to Success: Needs Assessments for Business English Students

Conducting a needs assessment with new students – asking about their motivation for studying English, past learning experiences, and current learning goals – is a vital starting point for all English teachers. This is especially true in Business English, where you’ll often assess not only the student’s goals but also the goals of the company […]

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Oops, They Did It Again! Error Detection and Correction Strategies for the ESL Classroom

What happens when language students make errors in the classroom? As a teacher, can you recognize the nature of that “error,” and do you know when it’s appropriate for students to self-correct or peer-correct versus when they need your help? The teacher’s ability to determine whether a student has made a mistake, a slip, or […]

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The Pandemic’s Tough Lessons: A Conversation With IATEFL & TESOL Leadership

Join BridgeUniverse Director Ian Wright and senior leadership from IATEFL and TESOL International Association for updates on members’ experiences from the past 20 months as these organizations responded to the unprecedented circumstances of the global pandemic. How have these organizations, their respective members, and other constituents been impacted? What can they expect in the year […]

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Online English teaching interview

11 Job Tips for Teaching English Online

For experienced teachers and newbies alike, online English teaching can be unfamiliar territory. From where to find jobs with legitimate companies to how to apply online or prepare for a teaching demo during your interview, these job tips will help you enter the world of online teaching with confidence.

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