Russell with his ESL students in Tanzania

Bridge Graduate, Russell, on Teaching in Zanzibar, Tanzania

As a management consultant in Tanzania for the last five years, one part of Russell’s job is conducting English training for hospitality staff. He describes his students and the work he does with them at a boutique hotel in Zanzibar.

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BFITS Thailand

Bridge Preferred Employment Partner: BFITS Thailand!

Get to know trusted Bridge Employment Partner in Thailand, BFITS, which is currently hiring English teachers (and teachers of other subjects) for public and private K-12 school positions all over the country. Learn about requirements, salary, and benefits at BFITS and hear from teachers working there.

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Lejla, TEFL teacher in Egypt

Bridge Grad, Lejla, from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Teaching in Egypt

Lejla has been an English teacher in Egypt for the last four and a half years. In this interview, she talks about passion for teaching, describes a typical day in her life, and shares her perspective on teaching as a non-native English speaker.

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Jasmine, English Teacher in Bahrain

Meet Jasmine, Bridge IDELTOnline Grad Teaching in Bahrain

Jasmine is a BridgeTEFL graduate currently teaching English at a primary school in Bahrain, an island nation in the Middle East, while she completes her master’s degree. She fills us in on her experience teaching in this off-the-beaten-path TEFL destination.

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Bridge alumni in the Global TEFL Community

Meet Teachers From Our Global TEFL Community!

Bridge supports the diverse global TEFL community made up of English language teachers of all backgrounds who are either teaching abroad or in their home country.

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Will Guo with CITA

Bridge Grad, Will, Connecting Students in Asia With Teachers in the U.S.

Originally from China, Will was an ESL teacher there before moving to the States and continuing his work in English education. Now he runs an education consulting business in Los Angeles that matches qualified TEFL teachers with students in Asia. 

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ESL Teacher at APAX English

Bridge Preferred Partner Profile: APAX English, Vietnam

APAX English is the largest ESL school in Vietnam, with over 100 centers throughout the country. Learn what it’s like to teach with this organization, which is one of a select group of schools in the Bridge Preferred Employment Partner network.

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Claire, Teaching English Online in the U.S.

Claire, Mapping Out Her Future as an Online English Teacher

Bridge IDELTOnline grad, Claire, is a long-time classroom teacher whose deep love for teaching the language led her to become a full-time online English tutor last year. She tells us why she decided to teach online, what it’s like working as a tutor with English First, and discusses the rewards and challenges of teaching in the virtual classroom.

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Language Students

How Learning a Second Language Can Help You Teach English

Jake Young, founder of the ESL website for English teachers, Fluentize, spent 10 years teaching in the Czech Republic. Based on his own experience learning Czech, Jake shares the many ways learning any new language can make you a better English teacher. 

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Gedisa, Bridge Grad Teaching English in South Korea

Bridge Grad, Gedisa, Teaching English in South Korea for 5 Years!

Gedisa was a high school teacher before making the decision to go abroad and teach English in Seoul, South Korea, where she’s been living for five years. She shares how she chose this location, what the hiring process involved, and what she loves most about the place she now calls home.

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