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Teach Abroad Timeline FAQs

Making the leap to teach English abroad can take some serious planning. You’ve got to pick your teaching location, research the requirements to get hired there, choose and complete your TEFL course, and land your first TEFL job. So, what should your teach abroad timeline look like? 

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Can I Take the CELTA Online? Pros, Cons, and Alternatives 

Are you looking to earn an internationally-recognized, high-quality TEFL/TESOL certification from home? You may have considered the online version of the well-known (and traditionally classroom-based) CELTA course. But what is the CELTA online all about, and is it a good choice for you?

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How to Teach English Abroad: A Step-By-Step Guide for Everyone

You want to teach English abroad, but with all the various websites, blogs and random advice out there, you’re not sure how to get started. Don’t let information overload stall your plans! Follow this easy step-by-step instruction guide on how to teach English abroad to get your plans to teach English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) in gear.

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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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How Much Does TEFL Certification Cost? Is It Worth It?

To teach English as a foreign language, one of the qualifications employers ask for is certification. You know you need it, but how much does TEFL certification cost? Prices vary depending on some key factors. We’ll explain those and crunch the numbers.

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Jonathan: Bridge Graduate in Cozumel, Mexico

Jonathan is a Bridge graduate whose path to teaching started with the Cambridge CELTA course in beautiful Playa del Carmen, Mexico. We interviewed him to learn about where his TEFL certification took him, including teaching on the island paradise of Cozumel.

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Can I Teach English in the USA with a TEFL Certificate?

As a CELTA trainer, I talk with people who are thinking about teaching English all over the world, even in their hometowns of Biloxi or Idaho Falls. Does it make sense to get CELTA or IDELT training if you plan to teach at home?

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How to Prepare for Teaching English Abroad: Get the most out of your TEFL certification course!

Teaching English abroad is fun and exciting, and it’s easy to want to rush into it. But like all things that are worth your while, teaching abroad requires plenty of preparation before you make a commitment. Read on to learn about the important steps in teaching abroad, from earning your TEFL certificate to landing your first position.

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The Eternal Question: Online or Onsite TEFL Certification?

Here at BridgeTEFL one of the questions that we receive daily from students is whether to take an online or onsite TEFL certification course. Read about BridgeTEFL students’ experiences with online and onsite certification courses.

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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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