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!

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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How to Teach English With Limited Resources: Tips, Strategies, and More!

Have to teach English with limited resources? Don’t worry! You can still deliver exciting and effective lessons, and you might even become a creative teacher along the way. A teacher in Colombia shares what she’s learned.

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Types of TEFL Jobs

What Types of Jobs Can You Get with a TEFL/TESOL Certificate?

TEFL/TESOL certification opens up opportunities well beyond traditional teaching positions. What are your options after completing your certification? We’ve got you covered with an overview of the types of TEFL jobs to choose from.

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You’re Never Too Old to Teach English Abroad or Online!

While the typical profile of a TEFL/TESOL teacher is someone in their twenties, that doesn’t mean that teaching English is reserved for the young. Whether you’re a career changer or a retiree, you’re never too old to teach English abroad or online.

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Shella Chua ESL teacher in Taiwan

Shella, From the Philippines, Teaching at an International School in Taiwan

Bridge grad Shella Chua, from the Philippines, pursued an opportunity to teach English at a school in Taiwan, one of the countries least affected by the pandemic. Find out how she applied to and landed the job and how she passed stringent border control protocols in this region.

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teach abroad myths

10 Common Teach Abroad Myths Debunked

Is teaching English abroad really only a young person’s game? Will you exclusively teach young learners? What about teaching as a non-native speaker? Let’s bust these common teach abroad myths one by one!

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Hassan, From Tanzania, Teaching English in Turkey During COVID-19

When the pandemic hit, Bridge grad Hassan had to shift his classes online. Find out how he has adapted, what tips he has for teaching English online in Turkey, and what professional development opportunities he’s been pursuing.

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English teacher in Argentina

Anne, From Great Britain, Teaching English in Argentina

Following a career as a researcher, Anne Usher de Ranson, from the U.K., got into English teaching and hasn’t let age, long commutes, nor the pandemic stop her from teaching ever since. She discusses what life is like in Argentina.

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teaching English one-on-one

The Pros and Cons of Teaching English One-on-One (Plus Lesson Ideas!)

Think teaching English one-on-one might be a good fit for you? Find out where you can find one-on-one ESL jobs, what the pros and cons are, and what activities you can use to keep your student engaged in the lesson.

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Teaching Adults English

How to Get a Job Teaching Adults English Online or Abroad

Looking to trade in your puppets and stickers for mock interview scripts and email templates? Find out how you can get a job teaching adults English online or in person.

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