Bridge Voices (Alumni Insights)

Hear from Bridge students and grads all over the globe who are fulfilling their TEFL/TESOL goals by teaching English abroad, online, and in their home countries. Find out what a day in the life is like for these English teachers, how their Bridge course has helped them achieve their teaching goals, and what their future teaching plans are. Bridge voices can be found all over the world, hear their stories today!

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We’re Celebrating 1K Trustpilot Reviews! Meet Some of Our Amazing Alumni Around the World

We’re celebrating 1K Trustpilot reviews! We’d like to give a big shoutout to all of our amazing alumni teaching around the world to support learners and the ELT industry. We’ve met so many talented global teachers throughout our journey and want to take this opportunity to say thank you to all who have shown us […]

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online English teacher from Iran

Behzad, From Iran, Online ESL Teacher and “Lingo-Musician”

Drawing from his extensive career as a violinist and composer, Behzad Limooie, from Iran, used music’s link with language as the groundwork for developing his own English teaching methods. An online Business English teacher and English test trainer, he also created a music-based training course for EFL teachers. He details how English made him excel […]

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ESL teacher in Mexico

Andrés, Online EFL Trainer, on Teaching in Mexico

If you want your next English teaching destination to be a country where you can learn a lot of history, try diverse cuisine, and brush up on your Spanish skills, you may want to head to Mexico next. One of our Bridge grads, Andrés Bermudez, an English teacher from Mexico City, offers a glimpse of […]

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ESL teacher in India

Urvi, From India, Teaching English in an Academy

By merging her favorite school subject and her passion for teaching, Bridge grad Urvi Patel, from India, has built a career as an English teacher in her home country. Aside from giving EFL classes to adult learners at an academy, she also works as an IELTS trainer. She discusses the importance of learning English in […]

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English teacher in Jordan

Maiss, From Jordan, Teaching Various TEFL Niches

Is it possible for an English teacher to thrive in three different TEFL niches? For Bridge grad Maiss Abu Fadaleh, from Jordan, it definitely is! She teaches English to young learners and teenagers at a school, Business English to adults online, and IELTS test preparation as a freelancer in her home country. She shares how […]

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English teacher in Lithuania

Monika, From Lithuania, Business English Specialist

A series of unexpected events led Bridge grad Monika Zebrauskyte, from Lithuania, to start globetrotting, running a business, and teaching English. Nowadays, she’s teaching Business English in her home country. She recalls how working in summer camps and her entrepreneurial background have prepared her to teach professionals and offers tips on how other teachers can […]

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English teacher in Ukraine

Sergii, From Ukraine, Teaching English to Kids

Amidst the tough conditions caused by the ongoing conflict in the region, Bridge student and EFL teacher Sergii Bukhalov, from Ukraine, has been able to stand his ground and keep giving classes in his home country. He discusses his love for linguistics, how he’s been coping with the current situation, and how he’s been able […]

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online ESL teacher

Tonia, From the U.S., Teaching English Online

Teaching from the comfort of her home has been the biggest perk for Bridge grad Tonia Herrera, from the U.S., ever since she set off as an online English teacher. While working with online ESL companies, teaching young learners has become her TEFL niche. She shares how she prepared herself for the TEFL field, the […]

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TEFL digital nomads

Things I Wish I’d Known: TEFL Digital Nomads Talk Traveling and Teaching

When some people think of working as a digital nomad, they envision constant gallivanting and sleeping in rundown hostels around the globe, completely independent of location, relying only on a strong internet connection to complete their work. While that is at times the reality, there’s a lot of behind-the-scenes preparation when teaching while traveling. For […]

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English teacher in Japan

Sithembiso, From South Africa, EFL Teacher in Japan

With his sights set on globetrotting, Bridge grad Sithembiso Nkosi, from South Africa, switched from the Physical Education field to teaching English. After earning online TEFL certification, he was accepted into the JET Programme, which enabled him to teach English in Japan. He shares how he landed his first overseas teaching job and discusses his […]

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