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Teacher Spotlight: Katie Murray Teaching English in South Korea

With high salaries and great benefits, plus a rich culture and proximity to some of the hottest travel destinations in the world (Japan, Indonesia, Thailand, etc.), South Korea is a major TEFL hot spot. If you’re curious what it’s like to teach there, then read our recent interview with Katie Murray, a 2013 TEFLOnline.com graduate who has been living and teaching English in South Korea since she finished her course!

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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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Program Spotlight: Teach in Vietnam Internship!

You could be teaching English in Southeast Asia this year! Bridge is excited to partner with English Language Company (ELC), an established provider of internship programs worldwide, to offer our latest opportunity in Vietnam!  In this supportive program, you will receive teacher training (if you are not already TEFL certified) via a 100% online course, as well as a paid job placement at one of the many reputable Vietnamese schools in the ELC network.

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Teaching in China

Donald’s Journey From U.S. Public School Teacher to TEFL in Asia!

Donald is a BridgeTEFL graduate who went on to teach English in Asia – first in southern Taiwan and then at Ningbo City College of Vocational Technology and at Taizhou university in mainland China, where he is today.  During his time teaching abroad, he conducted a five-year educational research study and has written an article on teaching methodologies

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Teaching English in China

TEFLOnline.com Graduate Erin Coyle: 3rd Year Teacher in China!

  I’m from Michigan and have a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, a Radio Diploma and of course a TEFL certificate. Before I started teaching, I worked in event planning and fundraising for five years and then went on to be a radio morning show co-host for six years. However, I had always wanted to […]

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Notes From The Field: Nurse Turned TEFL Teacher

Before TEFL was a part of her life, health care was all Mary knew. As a licensed practical nurse, she spent nearly a decade aiding the ill before she realized that her job as a nursing manager wasn’t as perfect in reality as it was on paper. At 27, she was where she thought she was supposed to […]

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TEFL in Asia

Culture Shock Teaching in Asia: Brooke’s Experience

  Brooke is a graduate of the University of Iowa. She had the opportunity to work with young students in Japan for just under three months. I asked her to speak about her culture shock in regards to living and teaching in Asia and what she took away from her experience. Here is what she […]

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Teaching English in Indonesia: They Call Me Guru, Part 1

Apa bahasa Indonesia ‘teacher’? How do you say ‘teacher’ in Indonesian? The answer: guru. Over the last year and a half, I have had the good fortune of working at Bridge Denver as a teacher trainer on both our IDELT and the CELTA course. In that time, I helped over 150 new teachers obtain certification […]

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Cultural Greetings in Asia – Can You Say “Xin Chao”?

Many teachers leave the West for English teaching positions in Asia and discover that they’re unprepared for the drastic cultural differences. One of the first many come across is the varying ways of greeting people. Honor and respect play huge roles in these actions, which are comparatively casual in the West, and knowing something about […]

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