Carly Block sort of stumbled into the world of English as a Second Language (ESL) by accident. It was never her plan to be a teacher, let alone an ESL teacher. But then a spontaneous trip to China with her father and sister introduced her to the very distinct world of ESL teachers and their lifestyle. Never having even heard of ESL, she was intrigued and sought out work teaching English in China. Little did she know that that particular experience would completely change her life path.
Everyone has been there before. The first day of a new job. You have an idea constructed in your mind of how things will be, but once you get started, all of that goes out the window. It was no different for me when I began my ESL teaching position abroad in South Korea. In […]
This month Bridge’s head English teacher in Denver, Timothy Samuelson, sat down with Denise Kray, our head IDELT trainer, to talk about the extensive training that our trainees go through in order to teach English at Bridge. Tim: Denise, I received my TEFL (teach English as a Foreign Language) certification in Madrid, Spain and felt that […]