ELT/ESL Professional Development

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Answers to Your Not-So-Frequently-Asked TEFL Questions

Know the basics when it comes to getting a TEFL/TESOL certificate and teaching English but still have some questions? Get answers to not-so-frequently-asked TEFL questions, like whether TEFL courses provide materials and if you can teach with a state license.

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Are Freelance English Teachers Born or Made?

A freelance English teacher talks about what skills you need to become a freelancer and whether or not these skills are things you’re born with or things that you can learn and develop throughout your career.

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Teach Online and Worldwide With the Comprehensive Certification Bundle

Teaching English has been redefined, becoming a blend of classroom and virtual instruction. Likewise, the future of TEFL abroad has expanded to include teaching English in the classroom as well as teaching online while traveling as a digital nomad. How can teachers prepare for these diverse opportunities?

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How to Choose the Best TEFL Certification

Finding the Right Course: How to Choose the Best TEFL Certification

Sifting through the plethora of courses to choose the best TEFL certification doesn’t have to make your head spin! Use this simple guide to find the right TEFL course for you and avoid certification scams.

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Make Your Experience Count: Careers in EFL

Whether your TEFL certification has taken you to classrooms around the world or allowed you to teach from home, chances are, you’ve accumulated valuable skills and experience you can apply toward a variety of long-term careers in EFL.

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IDELTOnline Q&A With Instructor, Katrina Schmidt

A former university professor with a Master’s in TESOL, Katrina shared how she shifted from teaching ESL to training English teachers, about her role as a trainer in the IDELTOnline, and what trainees can expect in the course.

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A “Teacherpreneur” Shares 6 Reasons to Become a Freelance ESL Teacher

She got her start teaching English at a language institute but soon made the leap from being an employee to launching her own English institute. Could the freelancer path be right for you, too?

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Do I Need a “TEFL Resume”? FAQs and Tips (Plus a Sample Resume!)

When completing your TEFL certification or applying for teaching jobs, you may have run across references to a “TEFL resume.” Is this different from a standard resume? And do you need one? Get the answers to these and other questions!

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7 Ways the IDELTOnline™ Sets You Apart When Applying to TEFL Jobs in Competitive Markets

Looking for a way to differentiate yourself as a teacher, even in the most competitive job markets? The Bridge IDELTOnline™, our most advanced TEFL/TESOL training, can give you that edge. Here’s how this certification can set you apart.

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Up Close and Personal: Get to Know the Bridge-Sponsored Speakers at Language Summit

Get to know the 11 diverse speakers Bridge is sponsoring for Language Summit (LS), a virtual EFL conference that looks to bridge the gap between the language learning and edtech industries. LS will take place March 3-5, 2021.

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