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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Krzl, From the Philippines, on Teaching English in Chile

Known as a long country with diverse landscapes, excellent wine, and unique traditions, Chile might just draw you in if you’re an English teacher looking for nature-filled trips and adventures in South America. A Bridge grad from the Philippines, Krzl Nunes, who is currently teaching EFL in Chile, shares what teaching and living in Chile […]

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Deborah, From South Africa, Virtual Business English Teacher

A desire to work remotely and teach adults led Bridge grad Deborah Cairns, from South Africa, to shift to teaching English online to business professionals. She shares how she broke into the Business English teaching niche and how she’s working toward building her own TEFL/TESOL business in the future. Hi, Deborah! Can you tell us […]

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Natalia, From Ukraine, Teaching IT Professionals Online in Italy

Relocating to Italy has not only allowed IDELTOnline™ grad Natalia Minaieva, from Ukraine, to find safety but also expand her career in teaching English as a freelancer. Nowadays, she specializes in teaching English learners in the tech industry. She discusses going independent as an EFL teacher abroad, strategies for teaching English pronunciation, and the different […]

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Angie Joy, From Teaching Special Education to Teaching English Online

What keeps you going as an English teacher? For Angie Joy Certeza, it’s watching her young learners grow every day. After a stint in teaching kids and special education students in person, she transitioned to teaching English online. She shares how moving to a virtual classroom helped her while overcoming challenging moments in her life, […]

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Rachel, From the U.S., Independent Online English Teacher

Being proficient in the Spanish language paved the way for Rachel Bryan, from the U.S., to not only meet Hispanic people but also help them improve their English skills. As an independent online English tutor, she teaches learners from Latin America. She shares how volunteering inspired her to pursue a path in TEFL, how she […]

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Halan, Aviation English Specialist, on Teaching in Brazil

With its stunning landscapes (including gorgeous beaches) and laid-back culture, it wouldn’t be a surprise to hear that Brazil is on your bucket list of countries in which to teach English. Let one of our Bridge grads, Halan Bastos, an online EFL teacher from the Southeastern part of Brazil, give you a rundown of the […]

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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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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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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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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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