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Country Guides

Download our comprehensive guides on teaching English abroad!

Whether you are just starting out with your plans to teach abroad or you’re an experienced teacher looking for your next destination, BridgeTEFL’s Country Guides are here to help. Choose from the list of featured countries to learn everything about your potential teach abroad location. You’ll find the basics on each country’s culture and highlights, as well as practical info related to cost of living and how to stay safe. Best of all, you’ll find plenty of job-related information, like TEFL demand, peak hiring season and what to expect in the hiring process. Our goal is to give you the tools you need to make your teach abroad dreams a reality.

We currently have country guides available for the following countries:

  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • China
  • Costa Rica
  • Czech Republic
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Thailand

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Topics covered in each guide are:

  • Country Description
  • Culture
  • Language
  • Things to do and see
  • Currency/cost of living
  • Sample cost guide
  • Demand for teachers
  • Major TEFL cities
  • Typical students
  • Typical salary
  • Teaching hours
  • Typical contract length
  • Peak hiring season
  • Preferred hiring requirements
  • What employers provide
  • How to find jobs
  • Interview tips
  • Work visa process
  • Recommended TEFL courses