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Over 3,000 Graduates per Year

Over 3,000 Graduates per Year

The largest provider of TEFL/TESOL courses in the USA, Bridge has been training teachers and teaching languages around the world since 1990.

Your Own Personal Tutor

Your Own Personal Tutor

With TEFLOnline.com you are assigned your own personal tutor who will give you personalized feedback throughout the course.

Global Job Network

Global Job Network

Bridge has partnered with hundreds of employers worldwide who hire our graduates. Your job options are limitless!

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  • 140 Hour
    Our Highest Online Teaching Credential!


    IDELT Online
    Our Classroom IDELT - Online

  • International Diploma in English Language Teaching – Online
  • The full classroom experience - online
  • In-depth lectures and workshops
  • Interactive activities and discussions
  • Delivered by M.A. level TESL experts
  • Available for college credit
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Teaching Jobs Abroad
Get certified and a job placement all in one.

Teach in Colombia

Teach English in Colombia

Gain teaching experience and expand your resume in Colombia! In partnership with Educaminos, you can teach teens or adults for 5-6 months. This program includes a monthly stipend, volunteer teacher placement, and a 2-week orientation in Colombia

Teach in Thailand

Teach English in Thailand

Teach English to Thai youth (K-12) with a salaried teaching position (5 or 10 month positions), TEFL certification, a 7-day orientation with Thai language lessons, and free accommodation throughout your program.

Teach in Brazil

Teach English in Brazil

This program includes our internationally-recognized TEFL certificate, the Bridge IDELT, in-country job placement assistance, accommodations with a host family, Portuguese lessons and more. Bring on Brazil!

Teach in Argentina

Teach English in Argentina

Gain teaching experience, working with children through small cities in Argentina. Housing, meals, and Spanish lessons are included, and a paid stipend is offered throughout your teaching program.

Teach in Chile

Teach English in Chile

Get an internationally-recognized TEFL certificate, the Bridge IDELT in Santiago, Chile and move into a paid teaching position. The program includes assistance with housing, visa sponsorship, TEFL certification, and a competitive salary.

Teach in China

Teach English in China

Teach children or adults in China for 12 months! You’ll get TEFL certified, visa sponsorship, and flight reimbursement. That means that the program is ultimately FREE to you!

Teach in Vietnam

Teach English in Vietnam

Get TEFL certified (if you are not yet) either online or in the classroom in Vietnam. Participants then receive placement into a supportive, paid teaching position in one of several cities throughout Vietnam, working with children or adults. This program also includes visa assistance, in-country orientation, housing and insurance, making it the complete package for new or experienced teachers!

Why Choose Bridge?
Wondering how Bridge is different from other TEFL providers? Take a look!

TEFLOnline.com is the leader in online TEFL certification courses because it is offered by Bridge, an international education organization with a long history (more than 25 years!) in language teaching and teacher training worldwide. Our instructors, programs, facilities and network of global contacts are top-notch because language training is our business - and has been for over two decades.

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Kimberly Bird

Kimberly Bird

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Alex Hart

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Gabriela Torregiani

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Erin Melton

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Amy Pascucci

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Carsen Ott

Meet some of our staff and tutors.

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You can make a difference as a TEFL teacher!

Teach abroad and see the world with TEFLOnline.com.

TEFLOnline.com Reviews
Read what our graduates have to say.

"TEFLOnline.com was a valuable course, very good for preparing and training new teachers, whereas for experienced teachers, it's a good review. [It] helped me and confirmed the things that I had learned in practice, giving me some extra ideas and hints for improving my teaching methods. My tutor's feedback was insightful and very useful. As an experienced teacher, I highly recommend this course to both novices and experienced teachers."

Kristine Barth Milan, Italy

"The quality of TEFLOnline.com is nothing short of remarkable. It is intuitive, insightful, and offers examples that are clear and concise. Videos within the modules were great examples of classroom structure and format. My tutor was prompt and knowledgeable. Overall I give the online program an A+!"

Sam Garvin USA

"TEFLOnline.com is the best way to get certified for the TEFL/TESOL. It is a comprehensive guide to learning how to teach an ESL class. My tutor was prompt to respond and provide me with helpful feedback. Even though I was not learning in the classroom, the online course was designed to guide me as if I were. I am delighted and 100% satisfied that I signed up for this course, and I would recommend it to everyone!"

Zohreen Kahn Missouri City, Texas, USA


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Cambridge Authorized Center for Teacher Awards


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