Some people prefer the traditional classroom courses in order to get familiar with the place they would like to teach and be able to interact face to face with their teachers and peers.
Don’t just qualify for TEFL/TESOL jobs - Stand out from the crowd with certification from Bridge, a fully accredited industry leader.
BridgeTEFL® is the teacher training division of Bridge® and the largest provider of TEFL/TESOL courses in the United States. Every year, BridgeTEFL® prepares over 4,000 students to teach English to speakers of other languages at home and overseas.
Bridge is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training. To earn ACCET accreditation, Bridge courses have been approved as meeting rigorous standards of quality.
Self-Paced Online Courses
For prospective teachers interested in the academic rigor of a traditional, classroom-based TEFL course but who need a more flexible schedule, Bridge created the 150-hour IDELT Online (International Diploma in English Language Teaching). Offered in partnership with the University of Northern Colorado, this interactive, 12-week TEFL/TESOL course is our highest-level online course and may even be taken for 3 (optional) graduate-level college credits.
Learn more about the IDELT Online at www.TEFLOnline.com
For those interested in qualifying for teaching jobs abroad but who need the most affordable and flexible TEFL/TESOL certification option, Bridge recommends TEFLOnline.com. These self-paced courses range from 40 to 120 hours and are offered on our innovative and fun new learning platform. Course content prepares teachers in areas such as lesson planning and English grammar, all under the guidance of a personal tutor.
TEFLOnline.com can be completed on any device. On the go? Work on your course from your phone or tablet!
When you log in to your TEFLOnline.com course, you’ll see your course components outlined right on the navigation menu. The progress bar also helps you manage your time effectively.
Your qualified and experienced personal TEFL tutor is there to guide you through the course. Use the tutor feed function to ask questions about what you’re learning. Receive detailed feedback and grades on written assignments via the essay submission portal.
Watch videos featuring real EFL teachers in the classroom in order to observe the techniques you’re learning about and to get ideas for new games and teaching strategies.
Content is designed to directly involve you in your learning, keeping the course interesting. Clickable practice quizzes and fun exercises in every module ensure you're actively engaged in your TEFL training.
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If you prefer to take your TEFL certification course in a traditional classroom, choose from dozens of 4-week courses worldwide.
By taking your TEFL/TESOL course in the country where you would like to teach, you won’t just earn an internationally recognized certificate that qualifies you to teach worldwide, you’ll also get the chance to immerse yourself in an exciting new culture abroad!
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