Global Teachers

Our community of EFL teachers extends across the globe. Wherever you’re from, we’re here to support you on your teaching journey. Learn how to stand out to employers, find resources to help you excel in your career, land your dream job in your home country, online or abroad, and get inspired by fellow community members as they share their TEFL/TESOL stories and experiences. Become a member of our global English teaching community today!

Anzhela ESL teacher from Russia in Mexico

Anzhela, From Russia, Online ESL Teacher and Digital Nomad

Bridge grad Anzhela Karamysheva, from Russia, enjoys many perks as a digital nomad teaching kids online. She tells us what it’s like to travel the world as an English teacher and shares strategies for building rapport with young learners.

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Luisa, From Brazil, Online ESL Teacher and Life Coach in the U.S.

In this excerpt from a recent video interview with Luisa, she shares how she found her passion for these two careers and explains the ways teaching and life coaching are interconnected.

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Dieko, From the U.K., Teaching at an Academy in Brussels

Coming from a career as a TV producer, the path that led Dieko to discover her love of teaching English was a unique one. She shares how she switched to the ESL field, what it’s like teaching children, and more.

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José, From Brazil, Teaching English Online in His Home Country

Leaving his job to live abroad in London paved the way for Bridge grad José Henriquez Alvarez, from Brazil, to discover his love for teaching English. He’s now an ESL teacher for a renowned language institute in São Paulo and a busy freelancer teaching private students on the side.

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Gabrielle, From South Africa, Online English Teacher to Kids and Adults

After leaving the sales industry, Gabrielle discovered her passion for teaching English and training ESL teachers. She shares what it’s like working online for two companies and teaching English to both kids and adults.

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Rory Falls, From Canada, Teaching English Online to Brazilian Students

Business English specialist and founder of The Language Mountain, an online ESL company, Rory shares what it’s like to run a business on the side of his full-time job in finance and discusses his teaching philosophy.

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Bridge Grad Rachel Describes Teaching Online With VIPKid

Bridge graduate, Rachel Story, has been teaching English online with the VIPKid for several years, allowing her to work from anywhere in the world. She describes what her online tutoring job is like, including the requirements, pay, pros and cons, and more.

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Ruth, From Uganda, Online Business English Teacher

When COVID-19 put Ruth’s plans to teach English in Chile on hold, she quickly adapted by switching to the virtual classroom. She shares what it’s like teaching Business English online and what inspires her as an ESL instructor.

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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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Luis, From Colombia, Teaching ESL at a Bilingual School and Online

We sat down with Luis Cardona, an ESL teacher from Colombia, to find out how becoming an educator changed his career goals and what his experience has been like since switching to the online classroom because of the pandemic.

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