It's true. I love the perfect weather, the culture, the mountains I see in the background every day, the laid-back people, and just the generally cool vibe of everything about this city. And while I'm at it, I also love the word Oaxaca.
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To teach English as a foreign language, one of the qualifications employers ask for is certification. You know you need it, but how much does TEFL certification cost? Prices vary depending on some key factors, but expect to about $200 for very minimal online certification, and closer to $400-500 USD for online certification of enough hours to qualify for most TEFL jobs (at least 100).
Once you are TEFL certified and start browsing job sites, it's easy to see there's no lack of teaching jobs worldwide. While it's exciting to have so many options, it can also be overwhelming. When applying to jobs abroad, perhaps in a country you've never even visited, you may wonder how you can be sure a teaching job is "legitimate."
In partnership with the Chilean government, Bridge English in Denver recently hosted two young students from Southern Chile, Bastián and Alonso. These students were sponsored by Chile to take part in a three-week General English program at Bridge, during which they improved their language skills and learned about U.S. culture.
Are you a non-native English speaker who is considering getting TEFL certified? If so, you are not alone! Roughly 20% of the students who enroll in BridgeTEFL online courses, speak a first language other than English. We understand that non-native English speakers may have unique concerns before enrolling in a TEFL course, so we're offering some TEFL information tailored specifically to you!
English is the language of international business and finance, so becoming proficient in the vocabulary, expressions and cultural conventions of the English-speaking corporate world will lead to greater opportunity at home and abroad.
Last fall, Bridge students on the campus of Philadelphia University had the opportunity to take part in a collaborative project with students from PhilaU and other universities in the U.S. and Europe. This groundbreaking, annual 4-day event, called Nexus Maximus, brought students of varying cultures, backgrounds and fields of study together to attend workshops on innovation and entrepreneurship.
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