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How China’s EdTech Crackdown Is Also Reshaping Education Across the English-Speaking World

In a recent BridgeUniverse webinar, we discussed how dramatic changes in China’s education policies are affecting current and prospective English language teachers. In particular, we examined the effect of this disruption on teaching English online, which makes up a large portion of the Chinese education market (about 500,000 teachers). Why did these drastic changes happen? […]

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How to Make the Most Money as an Online English Teacher

While companies often set an hourly pay range to teach English online, you definitely want to be on the high end and earn as much as possible. Here are some ways to make the most money as an online English teacher.

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How Is China’s EdTech Crackdown Reshaping Teaching English Online?

Dramatic changes in Chinese law regarding education have resulted in hiring freezes and even closures of some big-name online English tutoring companies, including GoGoKid and Magic Ears. BridgeUniverse brings online teachers and representatives from top English tutoring companies together to discuss how changes in Chinese law are impacting the current job market and to explore new […]

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Using Traditional and Digital Realia when Teaching English Online

English teachers often use realia (authentic materials) to engage students and present new vocabulary or ideas visually. But what is digital realia, and how can online English teachers use it most effectively? This webinar addresses the use of both digital and traditional realia when teaching online, especially to introduce games to students of all ages. Prepare […]

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Why It Matters: A Guide to TEFL Course Accreditation

You want to teach English worldwide or online, so you’re looking for a TEFL/TESOL training course to prepare you for the classroom and enhance your employment opportunities. How can you distinguish the reputable programs from the “fly by night” ones? One way is to check for accreditation.

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Free Info Session: Teaching English as a Foreign Language

This series of info sessions addresses frequently asked questions about teaching English as a foreign language and TEFL/TESOL certification. For some sessions, we cover special topics (such as teaching English online) and invite guest speakers, including current English teachers, to share their insights and expertise. Other times, we host live Q&A sessions with a Bridge […]

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A Teacher’s Experience at the 2021 Virtual IATEFL Conference

Krzl Nuñes, a freelance online English teacher in Chile, describes her experience attending the 54th annual IATEFL Conference and Exhibition, which was held virtually for the first time.

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Bridge Preferred Partner: GoGoKid, Online English Tutoring

One of the leading education companies in the fast-growing online English teaching space, GoGoKid connects young Chinese students with qualified English instructors from around the globe. Learn more about working with this Bridge Preferred Employment Partner.

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How to Get an Online Teaching Job

As so many around the globe feel the economic impact of coronavirus, more people than ever are seeking new ways to earn money from the safety of home. Fortunately, teaching English online provides an option to do just that – even if you have no experience. Here’s how to get started.

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ESL Pronunciation Games for Teaching Kids, Teens, and Adults

Mastering clear and correct pronunciation helps students become confident communicators both in and out of class. Try these ESL pronunciation games to integrate plenty of phonics practice into your online or classroom-based lessons with young learners, teens, and adults.

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