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Ready to land the English teaching job of your dreams? Get tips on how stand out in a competitive market, design a professional TEFL/TESOL resume and cover letter, ace your Skype TEFL job interview, and more. Plus, learn how to take advantage of Bridge’s wide range of job resources and services, including our network of Preferred Employment Partners, the Bridge Job Board, and digital badges.

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How to Use Digital Badges to Get a TEFL/TESOL Job

When you complete a Bridge online course, you’ll not only be able to immediately download your TEFL/TESOL certificate, now you’ll also receive a digital badge for TEFL/TESOL. Digital badges are dynamic icons that represent your achievements. Because they’re digital, they can be shared anywhere online – share your badges on LinkedIn, a personal blog, or your […]

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Introducing the Teacherpreneur Academy: Empowering Educators to Launch an Independent Teaching Career

A new kind of entrepreneur has arrived and is changing the landscape of online English language teaching. The teacherpreneur is an independent educator, driven business owner and lifelong student. These diverse ESL instructors are sometimes digital nomads, teaching English online from around the globe, and other times they are online English teachers working from home […]

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I’ve Just Completed My TEFL/TESOL Certification, Now What?

You’ve finished your TEFL/TESOL certification course – congratulations! Now you’re trained and qualified to teach English to speakers of other languages in locations around the world and/or online. But where should you go from here? We’ll point you in the right direction to make the most of your new credentials.

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Into the Metaverse: How to Find ESL Students Using Facebook

Adaptation is the key to success in any industry, and teaching is no different! Online English teachers and teacherpreneurs, in particular, have to constantly review their skill sets to make sure they’re optimizing their time and effort. A major component of long-term teaching is finding new students to add to course rosters. Social media is […]

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Teach English to Kids or Adults on Cambly, a Flexible Solution for Online Teachers

Cambly is an online English-learning marketplace that connects global students with native English-speaking tutors worldwide in on-demand or reserved lessons. Cambly is a conversation-first English learning platform that focuses on teaching students real conversational skills in one-to-one and group lessons. Because of its global student base, tutors can log in at any time and have […]

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The Essentials of Teaching Business English Online and In Person

What is teaching Business English all about, and what activities should you use in this TEFL/TESOL subfield? Learn where these adult ESL students are, what it takes to get a job teaching Business English online or in the classroom, and how to effectively work with this demographic.

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Mastering the Art of Teaching PTE Test Prep: Expert Advice From Bridge Alumni

Are you thinking of building or broadening your TEFL niche by becoming a Pearson Test of English (PTE) trainer? If so, you may also wonder how other English teachers have started teaching PTE preparation. Three Bridge grads of the Micro-credential certification course in Teaching PTE Test Prep share why they decided to get into PTE […]

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8 Top Learning Management Systems (LMS) and eLearning Platforms for English Teachers

Welcome to the age of digital learning! With the rise in online English teaching and in teachers pursuing careers as independent tutors, or teacherpreneurs, there are an array of eLearning and LMS platforms for English teachers to choose from all over the web. Some cater to specific student age ranges while others focus on suites […]

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Teaching PTE Test Prep: 8 Resources to Guide Your English Language Classes

This guest article was written by Pearson, a leading global publisher of English language curricula and resources, courseware, and assessments. The Pearson Test of English, or PTE, is quickly becoming a global leader in language proficiency testing. Now accepted for Canadian immigration, as well as in Australia, New Zealand, and the UK, PTE tests are […]

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How to Teach English Online From Home (or Anywhere)

Working from home, making your own schedule, meeting different people around the world – there are so many things to love about teaching English online! Get answers to the most common questions about this growing TEFL field.

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