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IDELTOnline Q&A With Instructor, Katrina Schmidt

A former university professor with a Master’s in TESOL, Katrina shared how she shifted from teaching ESL to training English teachers, about her role as a trainer in the IDELTOnline, and what trainees can expect in the course.

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Bridge TEFL/TESOL Info Session Guest Speaker, Krzl, Freelance English Teacher in Chile

In a recent Bridge TEFL/TESOL info session, freelance online English teacher Krzl Nuñes discussed how she got started as an ESL teacher, how being a non-native English speaker has benefitted her, and the best ways to find students.

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How to Use Digital Badges to Get a TEFL/TESOL 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 Bridge course and add them to your LinkedIn profile, personal blog, resume, and more to stand out when applying to jobs.

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Instructors and Students Share Tips for Success in Bridge TEFL/TESOL Courses

We asked current students and instructors for our most popular teacher certification courses, the Master Certificate and the IDELTOnline, to share their firsthand advice and tips for success in these TEFL/TESOL courses.

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Teaching English to Adults vs. Kids – What to Know

What is your preferred age group when it comes to teaching English in the classroom or online? Learn about the key differences, the qualifications to teach adults vs. kids online or in person, the regions where particular age groups are more commonly taught, and more!

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Digital Badges for TEFL/TESOL: What Are They and How Can You Use Them?

Bridge is proud to be one of the first in the TEFL/TESOL space to offer digital badges for our online teacher training programs, making this innovative, 21st-century credential available to graduates. Learn how you can collect, showcase, and share your digital badges to stand out to employers!

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What Is the Bridge IDELTOnline TEFL/TESOL Course and Should I Take It?

If you’re looking to set yourself apart from other applicants for the most sought after teaching jobs around the world, or you would like your TEFL/TESOL certification to be a stepping stone for career advancement, the IDELTOnline may be the right course for you.

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How to Teach English Online With Skype

There are many different platforms freelancers use to teach English online, but Skype remains one of the most popular choices. Learn how you can use the features on this familiar video conferencing platform to effectively teach your online classes.

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New to Online English Teaching? How to Handle First-Day Nerves

Calling all first-time online English teachers: here are 5 useful tips to help you calm your nerves and give your first TEFL lesson with confidence!

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Experienced EFL Teacher, Erin, Transitions from China to Oman

After a five-year stint teaching English in China, Erin is now a college English instructor in Oman. We caught up with her to discuss her experience teaching in the Middle East, how she’s had to adapt to online teaching during the coronavirus pandemic, and the direction she sees her career taking next.

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