Teaching English Online

Online English teaching is the fastest-growing sector in English Language Teaching. Whether you’re new to teaching and want to find out more or are an established online tutor looking for professional development, we have resources for all types of virtual EFL teachers. Learn about the skills and technology needed for the virtual classroom, online teaching salaries, job opportunities, best practices, and much more. We’ll help you successfully navigate teaching English online from home!

How Do I Prepare for a TEFL/TESOL Interview? 

Teaching interviews for online or classroom-based teaching jobs can be nerve-wracking, especially if you’re new to the field of TEFL/TESOL. But it helps if you know what to expect! We’ll share tips to help you interview for your dream job with confidence.

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Niels, from Peru, Creating a Better Workplace Through Technical English

Niels has made a difference in the lives of colleagues at his company by combining his two areas of expertise: petroleum engineering and the English language. He details how having this specialized knowledge has helped his career and benefited him as an ESL teacher.  

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Bridge Preferred Partner Open English online tutoring company

Bridge Preferred Partner Profile: Open English Online Tutoring

Open English offers something different in the online English teaching space. Based in Latin America, this company caters mostly to adult students, rather than young learners, and classes are available 24/7, seven days a week.

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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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Brenda, English teacher in Chile

Brenda, From the US, Weathering the Global Crisis as a Teacher in Chile

Like many English teachers abroad, Bridge graduate, Brenda Arellano, was caught by surprise when the pandemic pushed the government to impose stay-at-home protocols, pausing her role with the organization in Chile where she taught. Luckily, she found online English teaching jobs through the Bridge Job Board, which have allowed her to remain in the country […]

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Group vs one-on-one online English classes

A Comparison: Teaching One-on-One vs. Group Online English Classes

While the general teaching methodology is the same when teaching one-on-one or group classes, there are some differences to be aware of, including the time allotted to teach, the content you present, and how you give student feedback.

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TEFL teacher doing an online interview

8 TEFL Interview Questions & How to Answer Them

The key to acing your TEFL interview? Preparation. Learn what schools and online tutoring companies are looking for when hiring new teachers, questions that are typically asked during a job terview (and how to answer them), and specific tips for preparing for your own job interview.

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We Asked Top Online English Teaching Companies: What Do You Look for in Tutors?

Beyond the basic hiring requirements, there are certain skills and traits that can make one English tutoring applicant stand out over the others. We asked recruiters with several leading companies to tell us what catches their eye when it comes to selecting the ideal tutor.

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Allie, Teaching Online in Nicaragua

How to Start an Online English Teaching Business (Without Breaking the Bank)

Dreaming of being in charge of your teaching schedule, work location, and even your hourly rates as a teacher? It’s all possible as a freelance online English teacher. Best of all, you can start your own business without breaking the bank. We’ll show you how.

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A Week in the Life of an Online English Teacher

Ever wonder what it’s like to work full-time as an online English teacher? Mari has been in the field for a few years now, working for two different online tutoring companies as she travels the world as a digital nomad. Currently based in Scotland, she shares a snapshot of a week in her life as an online teacher.

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