Bridge Graduate, Russell, on Teaching in Zanzibar, Tanzania

Russell Titmas is a South African consultant manager in the hospitality industry. He is currently instructing English food training at a boutique hotel in Tanzania, Africa. Here, he tells us a bit more about what it’s like to teach in Africa and what he plans to do next with his career.

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Is the Bridge IDELT Online Right for Me? A Seasoned Instructor Helps You Decide!

If you are you considering an academically rigorous online TEFL certificate course, read on! This second blog in the series, “Is the Bridge IDELTOnline Course Right for Me?”, gives you the opportunity to more deeply examine our highest-level e-learning course, the Bridge International Diploma in English Language Teaching. IDELTOnline instructor, Ann Leonard, addresses some of the most common concerns students have before enrolling in the course, to help you decide if it’s a good fit for your TEFL plans. 

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Is the Bridge IDELT Online Right for Me? A Cross-Section of Current Students

If you are you considering an academically rigorous online TEFL certificate course, read on! This blog series, “Is the Bridge IDELT – Online Course Right for Me?”, written by IDELT Online instructor, Ann Leonard, gives you the opportunity to deeply examine the Bridge IDELT Online course (International Diploma in English Language Teaching).  In this post, you’ll get to know a cross-section of graduates who recently completed 12-week IDELT Online training.

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Course Spotlight: Bridge IDELT Online (International Diploma in English Language Teaching)

Getting TEFL certified in a traditional classroom setting (called an onsite course) is often the first choice for prospective English teachers. However, the 4-week, 9-5, intensive schedule of onsite courses, such as the Bridge International Diploma in English Language Teaching (IDELT) can be a barrier for many people. For that reason and others, such as budget or where the nearest class located, online TEFL courses continue to gain popularity and acceptance worldwide.

There are plenty of online TEFL courses to choose from, but for those who are looking for the next best option to taking an onsite TEFL course, the online version of the IDELT provides a great choice.

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How to Succeed in the IDELT Online (TEFL course) While Working Full-Time

Before starting the International Diploma in English Language Teaching, a graduate-level online TEFL course, I was nervous about the workload, especially since I was working over 40 hours a week. Looking back now that I’ve graduated, there were certain techniques that worked to keep me motivated and spread out my workload. Here are my “dos and don’ts” for taking a course like the Bridge IDELT Online while working full time:

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