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Trustworthy tips, tales, and advice from Bridge's experienced staff

5 Teach Abroad Myths Debunked

I remember when I first got the idea to teach English abroad in Costa Rica. I knew next to nothing about the process back then, but it seemed like plenty of people were eager to give me their advice on the subject—and it was mostly negative. People told me that there were no teaching jobs in […]

By in Friday May 6, 2016 2 Comments

Bridge Denver Has Moved Downtown!

After three amazing decades working with language students and TEFL trainees at our original location in the Cherry Creek neighborhood of Denver, Colorado, Bridge has moved downtown!

By in Thursday Mar 31, 2016 No comments

Keeping in Touch while Teaching Abroad

This post was written by Matthew Clark In 1965, my mother’s middle school English teacher, Mr. Barnaw, left school for Kenya to participate in a relatively new and unknown travel program, the U.S. Peace Corps.  He was a very charismatic and knowledgeable teacher and the students in my mother’s school were extremely curious to hear […]

By in Monday Jan 28, 2013 No comments

Why Tim Tebow Should Have Spent 2012 Teaching English as a Foreign Language

This post was written by Matthew Clark Over the past two weeks, American football news coverage has swirled around the New York Jets and their backup quarterback, Tim Tebow, as a result of (at least) one teammate’s anonymous but well-publicized estimation of Tebow:  “He’s terrible.”  Ironic for a team that has just 4 wins and 7 losses […]

By in Wednesday Nov 28, 2012 No comments

Lingo to Help You Land and Keep that TEFL Job

This post was written by Susan Weymouth Are you looking for a new buzzword to impress the directors at your next job interview? We have talked before about how many acronyms there are in teaching English as a foreign language. Here is another one that you may have been reading or hearing about – ESP. […]

By in Friday Oct 19, 2012 No comments

Volcano Insurance? – Handling Catastrophes Abroad

This post was written by Kaye McDaniel We’ve seen unfortunate situations arise in various parts of the world in recent years – and many of them are home to a good number of TEFLitos like you.  Massive earthquakes in Chile and Japan, revolutions in Thailand, Africa and the Middle East… tsunamis, volcanoes, viral outbreaks… and […]

By in Tuesday May 24, 2011 No comments

Bridge Celebrates 4-year Partnership with Chile’s Ministry of Education

Hi folks! As a Bridge staffer and former EOD volunteer, I’m happy to share the news of Bridge’s four-year commitment to providing volunteers for Chile’s English Opens Doors Program. We are proud to support this important initiative that improves the quality of English instruction in public schools across Chile. Read the official press release here: Bridge and […]

By in Monday Nov 29, 2010 No comments