Martin Barnard – Japan

Where did you teach English? The very first time I helped someone with their English was back in South Africa while I was still a university student. The University, like most others, had international students form various countries, including Asia. The university’s EFL department asked for volunteer students just to hang out with some of […]

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Teaching English in Japan: TEFL Teacher Chelsea Dunlap Craves Seaweed-free Pizza in Osaka


I woke up at 5:45 a.m. and started my day by hitting the snooze button twice, but when I really woke up, I ate mochi (sticky rice cake) toasted in my toaster oven and a kiwi (not toasted in my toaster oven). I will teach my first class of the day 3rd period, on time expressions: “minutes after,” “minutes to,” […]

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Teaching English in Japan: Catching Up with Kaye McDaniel

This post was written by Matthew Clark Kaye McDaniel was once a BridgeTEFL Bookings Advisor, a TEFLOnline guru, and an avid BridgeTEFL blogger. She worked for Bridge for over a year but left in June, 2011 to teach English in Japan. We recently had the chance to catch up with her to hear about her […]

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A Witness in Japan – Guest Blog from TEFL Teacher, Ryan Hartsfield

Teaching English in Japan

This post was written by Denise Kray Ryan Hartsfield, a recent BridgeTEFL graduate and experienced TEFL teacher, also found himself a witness to the tragedy in Japan in March 2011. He received his IDELT™ certificate after completing the October, 2011 IDELT™ course in Denver, Colorado. In university, my initial plan was to double major in […]

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The Hot Zones – Top 5 English Teaching Destinations

This post was written by Kaye McDaniel There are plentiful EFL positions open across the globe but there are some that are more popular than others.  These locations can sometimes be competitive, and sometimes a breeze to get into.  Here are the deets on the top five English teaching destinations! South Korea Whether you are aiming to […]

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