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10 Reasons You Should Teach in South Korea This Year

  Full of rich history and bustling modern cities, South Korea continues to be one of the hottest markets in the world for teaching English. Many South Korean students are enrolled in English courses from a young age, so both private and public teachers are in demand. Plus, with a fast-growing economy and increasing international […]

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How to Prepare for Teaching English Abroad: Get the most out of your TEFL certification course!

Teaching English abroad is an exciting adventure, and it’s tempting to jump right in! But wait–  we’ve got some advice on what to do each step of the way, from TEFL certification to getting your first job, to make the transition abroad smooth and hassle-free. Before teaching abroad, we recommend you do the following: Research the […]

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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?

  When I was excitedly making plans to teach English in Costa Rica, there was one issue on my mind that I was afraid would keep me from going abroad: what to do with my cat. I loved Elliott and didn’t want to leave him behind (who would keep him for a year, anyway?), but […]

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5 Reasons Luke Skywalker Would Make a Great TEFL Teacher

  Star Wars is known worldwide as the ultimate story of epic adventure and its reach has spanned over three decades. Showing the Star Wars movies in your TEFL classroom can be a great way to help your students learn English because of its universal appeal, but have you ever realized that the main character in all […]

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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 […]

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Online or onsite TEFL course

The Eternal Question: Online or Onsite TEFL Certification?

  Here at BridgeTEFL one of the questions that we receive daily from students is whether to take an online or onsite certification course. The answer isn’t an easy one either; it depends on many factors such as where exactly you want to teach abroad, your current personal situation and other aspects. While we can give you all […]

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Interview with Caitlin, Online English Teacher

Online English teaching is a rapidly growing field that has appeal for both new teachers looking to gain experience and more seasoned teachers who want the flexibility of working from home. Caitlin, a BridgeTEFL graduate, falls into the latter category, having started her online teaching career while she was already working as an English teacher […]

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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. Before teaching abroad he graduated with a Philosophy degree and was trying to make it in the music scene before switching careers. We asked him some questions about his experience in this popular Asian teaching destination.  How did you pick South Korea as […]

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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 […]

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Can You Teach Abroad as a Non-Native English Speaker? Hear from Teachers Doing Just That!

With only about 10 percent of the population speaking in English in Chile, it is a good market for teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL). Aside from teachers from major English-speaking countries like the US and UK, non-native English speaking teachers from other countries come here as well, seeking employment at one of the […]

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