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!

How to Earn College Credit for Bridge TEFL/TESOL Courses

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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EFL teacher working abroad with children.

5 Popular ESL Teaching Methods Every Teacher Should Know

Check out these 5 popular ESL teaching methods, including communicative language teaching (CLT) and total physical response (TPR), to stay up to date on the latest English teaching trends and try some new strategies in the classroom.

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Should I Teach English Abroad at a Chain School or an Independent School?

Do you see yourself teaching English with a larger, franchise school abroad or a smaller, independent center? Get the lowdown on the pros and cons of each to decide which option is the best fit for you!

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Top Tips for Creating Materials for the EFL Classroom

Find out how adapting or creating materials for the EFL classroom can help keep your students motivated and learning. Read these top tips for creating materials, like tests, games, and warm-up activities, for the physical or virtual classroom.

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Bridge Grad, Italo, From Ecuador, University Linguistics Professor

A detour from the computer programming field led this Bridge grad into a career teaching university-level linguistics. He tells us about EFL opportunities in Ecuador, his transition to online English teaching, and his other job as an academic author.

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How Many Hours of TEFL/TESOL Certification Do I Need? Is 120 Enough?

Find out what you really need to qualify for jobs teaching English online or abroad and get tips for choosing the right TEFL/TESOL course for your plans.

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10 Best Places to Teach English Abroad in 2021

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 2021 TEFL adventure now at one of the best places to teach English abroad around the globe.

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The 10 Most-Read BridgeUniverse Articles of 2020

2020 was a year like no other, and as we happily usher in 2021, let’s take a moment to reflect on the topics that resonated most with our readers throughout this past year.

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10 Powerful 2021 Goals for English Teachers to Ring In the New Year

Start the year off with a bang by incorporating some of these 10 meaningful 2021 goals for English teachers. Setting annual goals will help you improve as a teacher and prioritize your physical and mental health.

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Tariq Adams, teacher in Russia, taking a selfie in his favorite park

Yes, You Can Teach English Abroad Without a College Degree!

Great news if you want to teach English as a foreign language but don’t have a bachelor’s degree– you have lots of options, especially if you’re TEFL certified. Get inspired by these top 10 places.

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