BridgeTEFL 2018 Photo Contest Winners!

The results are in! Thank you to everyone who submitted beautiful, fun, and inspiring TEFL photos for a chance to win the BridgeTEFL Photo Contest. And the winners are…

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What Is TESOL? Is It the Same as TEFL?

You’ve been doing your research into getting certified to teach English as a foreign language (TEFL) and you keep also running across the term TESOL. So, what is TESOL? Is the certification the same as TEFL, or is it different?

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IDELT Online vs. Master Certificate: Which Course Should I Take?

At BridgeTEFL our two most popular online TEFL/TESOL courses are our 120-hour Master Certificate, and our 150-hour International Diploma in English Language Teaching course (IDELT – Online).  What is the differences between the IDELT Online vs. Master Certificate, and which is right for you?

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Why Get TEFL Certified When You Have a Master’s in Linguistics? Lisa, BridgeTEFL Graduate, Explains

Lisa Goddard, 24, is a BridgeTEFL online graduate from Boston, Massachusetts. During her graduate school studies, she decided to teach English in Taiwan and spent a year there as part of a Fulbright teaching assistantship. Her next step was to become TEFL certified in order to build on her experience and become even more qualified to teach. Since […]

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Getting TEFL Certified as a Non-Native English Speaker: What to Know

Are you a non-native English speaker who is considering getting TEFL certified? If so, you are not alone! Roughly 20% of the students who enroll in BridgeTEFL online courses, speak a first language other than English. We understand that non-native English speakers may have unique concerns before enrolling in a TEFL course, so we’re offering some TEFL information tailored specifically to you! Here’s what you should know before enrolling in a TEFL course:

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Is the Bridge IDELT Online Right for Me? A Seasoned Instructor Helps You Decide!

If you are you considering an academically rigorous online TEFL certificate course, read on! This second blog in the series, “Is the Bridge IDELTOnline Course Right for Me?”, gives you the opportunity to more deeply examine our highest-level e-learning course, the Bridge International Diploma in English Language Teaching. IDELTOnline instructor, Ann Leonard, addresses some of the most common concerns students have before enrolling in the course, to help you decide if it’s a good fit for your TEFL plans. 

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Is the Bridge IDELT – Online Right for Me? A Cross-Section of Current Students

If you are you considering an academically rigorous online TEFL certificate course, read on! This blog series, “Is the Bridge IDELT – Online Course Right for Me?”, written by IDELT Online instructor, Ann Leonard, gives you the opportunity to deeply examine the Bridge IDELT Online course (International Diploma in English Language Teaching).  In this post, you’ll get to know a cross-section of graduates who recently completed 12-week IDELT Online training.

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Course Spotlight: Bridge IDELT – Online (International Diploma in English Language Teaching)

Getting TEFL certified in a traditional classroom setting (called an onsite course) is often the first choice for prospective English teachers. However, the 4-week, 9-5, intensive schedule of onsite courses, such as the Bridge International Diploma in English Language Teaching (IDELT) can be a barrier for many people. For that reason and others, such as budget or where the nearest class located, online TEFL courses continue to gain popularity and acceptance worldwide.

There are plenty of online TEFL courses to choose from, but for those who are looking for the next best option to taking an onsite TEFL course, the online version of the IDELT provides a great choice.

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Program Spotlight: Specialized Certificate in Teaching English Grammar

Grammar Advisor is one of 6 specialized certificates offered by Bridge TEFL. This self-study, online course provides teachers with comprehensive training in all the various facets of English grammar and best practices for its instruction. You’ll work through the different topics at your own pace, taking practice quizzes after each one to test your understanding. Read on to learn more!

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How to Succeed in the IDELT Online (TEFL course) While Working Full-Time

Before starting the International Diploma in English Language Teaching, a graduate-level online TEFL course, I was nervous about the workload, especially since I was working over 40 hours a week. Looking back now that I’ve graduated, there were certain techniques that worked to keep me motivated and spread out my workload. Here are my “dos and don’ts” for taking a course like the Bridge IDELT Online while working full time:

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