Sid, teacher in Chile

Meet Sid, Bridge Grad Teaching English in Chile and Online

Coming from India, ESL teacher and Bridge IEDLT graduate, Siddhartha Bhattacharya, has been an English teacher in Chile for three years now. Here, he shares his journey into traveling and teaching English in the classroom and online- all from the perspective of being a non-native English speaker.

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Rachel teaching online in Mexico

Digital Nomad, Rachel, Describes Teaching Online with VIPKID

Bridge graduate, Rachel Story, is a world traveler and online ESL teacher from Tennessee. She has been teaching, traveling and living around the world with her husband Sasha since 2010, and is currently in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. In this post, Rachel tells us all about her online teaching job with the popular company VIPKID, which allows her to teach ESL from her laptop and live as a digital nomad.

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How Online Teaching Helped Me Become a Better English Teacher

You don’t need to cross an ocean to have a great TEFL experience! Here, English teacher, Krzl Light Nunes, writes about her experiences teaching English online, and the surprising ways it has improved her classroom teaching skills.

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Teaching online

TEFL Outside the Box: Interview with an Online English Teacher

The field of teaching English as a foreign language is always changing. These days there are not only more and more ways to get TEFL-certified (onsite, online, or a combination of the two), but there are also a growing number of non-traditional ways to use that certification to teach English worldwide. For example, as a […]

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Interview with Feruz Akobirov, PhD – Bridge Graduate and University Instructor

Feruz Akobirov is a Bridge Online TEFL course graduate from Uzbekistan, who has been teaching since 2003. Interestingly, Feruz was already a qualified professor teaching at Bukhara State University when he took his TEFL certification course with us this year. In fact, Feruz has two bachelor’s degrees, as well as a Master’s in English Linguistics, and a Ph.D. in Education!

I was curious to know more about the very-qualified Feruz and his motivation for getting TEFL certified, so I recently interviewed him.

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Tips for Teaching English Online

  As our world gets busier, many students are choosing the less “traditional” route of online courses to fulfill their dreams. This includes BA’s, MA’s, hobbies, special interests, and now more than ever, foreign languages. A quick google search of “ESL Online” will bring up a lengthy list of websites, both for students to learn […]

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