English Teacher in Thailand with elephants

How to Teach English in Thailand: The Ultimate Guide

Discover how to teach English in Thailand, a country with a rich culture, beautiful landscape, and high demand for ESL teachers. Learn about salaries, teaching requirements, and where to find job openings, and hear from experienced teachers who have taught there.

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Kimmy, English teacher in China at the Great Wall

Planning to Teach English in China? What to Know Before You Go!

Teaching in China can be a great fit for TEFL certified teachers looking for a rich cultural experience in a country vastly different from their own. We’ll share practical, insider tips on adjusting to the culture, climate, and unique quirks of life in China.

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BridgeTEFL Graduate and teacher, Michael, with his wife in front of a mural in Cuenca Ecuador

BridgeTEFL Graduate, Michael, Teacher in Ecuador

Michael is a BridgeTEFL online course graduate who moved to South America after retiring from his teaching career in the U.S., in order to begin a new adventure as an English teacher in Ecuador.  

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Jen volunteering at an orphanage while she teaches abroad.

Beyond TEFL: Volunteer While Teaching Abroad!

One of the great things about going abroad to teach English as a foreign language (TEFL) is that you get to immerse yourself in a new culture and language, and hopefully make a difference not only in your own life but the lives of your students. It’s a great feeling, isn’t it? Making a difference […]

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Can you take your pet with you when you teach English abroad?

Can I Take My Pet Abroad When I Teach English?

Worried about leaving Fluffy or Fido behind when you set off on your TEFL adventure? Here’s what you need to know about taking pets abroad with you to teach English.

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Carl Summers, Teacher in South Korea

Carl, 26, is a TEFLOnline.com graduate from Montreal, Canada, who taught in Jeongeup, South Korea. We asked him some questions about his experience in this popular Asian teaching destination. 

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Where to Teach in Vietnam? Popular Cities for TEFL

Are you thinking about teaching English in Vietnam? This stunning Asian location has plenty to offer teachers, such as a strong TEFL market, competitive salaries, beautiful landscapes, and a variety of teaching cities, each with its own unique appeal. Participants in our Teach in Vietnam program, which includes TEFL certification and job placement, are placed mainly in the following four cities, which are popular for EFL teachers in general. Which one is right for you?

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Olivia, TEFL teacher in China, on a trip to Indonesia

Olivia, English Teacher in China, Shares her Professional Development Trip to Indonesia

Olivia is a BridgeTEFL graduate from Dallas, Texas who is teaching English in China. Over a recent holiday at the university where she teaches, she had the opportunity to take part in a unique professional development opportunity. She and some colleagues traveled to Indonesia to present ESL education workshops at several universities! Olivia told us more about this cross-cultural experience.

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10 Reasons You Should Teach in Chile This Year

Natural beauty, great food and wine, and friendly people – Chile has it all. The New York Times even put this country #2 in its list of “Places to Go in 2017,” and it’s not hard to see why. What you may not know, however, is that Chile is also a great teaching destination, with flexible requirements for teachers and plenty of demand to teach adult professionals. Whether you choose to get TEFL certified right in Santiago, or take an online TEFL course before you go, here are 10 reasons you need to teach in Chile!

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Your 3-Step Plan to Deal with Culture Shock While Living Abroad

Leaving your home to live in a foreign country is hard, but it’s also one of the most rewarding things you’ll ever do. Bridge employee Rachel shares her tips for how to best deal with culture shock so that you can enjoy your time abroad to the fullest.

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