Teaching English Abroad

Whether you’re new to teaching or looking to make a change, we have resources to help you start your journey teaching English abroad off on the right foot. Learn how to be a better teacher for your international students, land the teach abroad job of your dreams, and make the transition to life abroad. We’re here to help every step of the way, from TEFL/TESOL certification that will qualify you for jobs around the world to vetting TEFL employers, so you can find a legitimate job in a foreign country. Embrace the adventure. We’ll help with the rest!

Ken, From the U.S., Teaching English Online in Colombia

Stemming from his passion for learning languages, Bridge IDELTOnline™️ grad Ken Haile, from the U.S., decided to teach English in retirement six years ago. After having worked in the tech industry, he moved to Colombia where he now works as an independent English teacher. How did he prepare himself to teach ESL abroad and what […]

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best places to teach abroad

10 Best Places to Teach English Abroad in 2022

Is teaching abroad on your bucket list? Even if your travel plans were temporarily sidelined last year by the coronavirus, you can still start planning your 2022 TEFL adventure now at one of the best places to teach English abroad around the globe.

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ESL Tutoring Side Gig

4 Strategies to Kickstart Your ESL Tutoring Side Gig

Teaching private classes can be a lucrative side gig to your regular teaching job or a great way to transition into starting your own English tutoring business. Experienced English tutor Jake Young shares his advice on marketing yourself as an English teacher and building a base of private students.

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TEFL teacher teaching abroad

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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Teach Abroad Timeline: Planning in the Age of Coronavirus

Wanting to teach abroad but plans are stalled due to coronavirus? Find out what you can do in the meantime to prepare for the transition and strengthen your resume for employers.

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Best Reward Systems for Teaching English Online or In-Person

Whether it’s about reciting the alphabet well or being able to strike up a conversation in English, nothing makes you feel prouder as an ESL teacher than your students’ achievements. However, in order to keep your learners engaged and eager to improve, it’s helpful to use a reward system in your classes. What exactly are […]

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volunteer to teach English

Why You Should Volunteer to Teach English and How to Find Opportunities

You’ve probably seen the bumper sticker that says, “If you can read this, thank a teacher.” When you want to give back to society, teaching is one of the best ways to do so. This is certainly true when it comes to teaching English since you’re often providing skills that help people succeed academically or […]

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Abhi, Indian Teacher in Hong Kong

Where Can I Teach English as a Non-Native Speaker?

Is teaching English abroad only open to native English-speaking teachers? Certainly not! But teachers who speak a first language other than English may wonder which regions or specific countries are most welcoming to bilingual teachers. We’ll provide the breakdown!

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Shella Chua, Filipino Teacher in China

6 Common Challenges ESL Students Face (and How Teachers Can Help)

Learn about the most common challenges ESL students face so that you can help learners overcome them and have a positive English language learning experience.

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College credit for Bridge TEFL courses

How and Why to Earn College Credit for Your TEFL/TESOL Course

Find out how you can get college credit for Bridge TEFL/TESOL courses, and explore your options for taking the Bridge IDELTOnline course as a pathway to a master’s program at Bridge partner universities.

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