Meet BridgeEnglish Teacher, Tereza Lewis
Originally from Prague, Tereza has been teaching at the BridgeEnglish language school (a division of Bridge Education Group) in downtown Denver for several years. Learn more about her background and experiences in the classroom below. Tereza, where are you from originally and how long have you been in Denver? I grew up in Prague, Czech […]Read More
Advantages for Non-Native English Speakers in the TEFL Classroom
“Are you from the U.S?” It’s a question I usually encounter and one that, as a non-native English speaking teacher (NNEST) I was even scared to answer during my first few years of teaching in Chile. It is not uncommon to see the catchword “native English speaker” in English teaching job offers and class adverts, […]Read More
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 […]Read More
Are There TEFL Opportunities for Non-Native English Speakers?
Are you interested in a career in teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) but you speak a first language other than English? You may be wondering if there are TEFL opportunities for non-native English speakers like you. The answer is yes there are! Admittedly, it can sometimes be more challenging to get hired as a foreign teacher […]Read More