Phil Bridges


English Language Institute

Role: Staff
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
English Language Institute
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



  • Graduate Certificate in TESOL, 2007, Missouri State University
  • MA, 2007, English: Literature, Missouri State University
  • BA, 2004, French and English: Literature (double major), Missouri State University

Professional experience

  • Member of TESOL and MidTESOL, 2007-present
  • Presenter at TESOL convention (2009:Denver, 2010:Boston, 2011:New Orleans, and 2012:Philadelphia)
  • Published article “Student-Led Field Trips: A Model for Autonomous Speaking Skill Building” in TESOL Connections and TESOL IEPIS Newsletter (December, 2010)
  • Presenter at Midwest Modern Language Association convention (2006:Chicago)

Research and professional interests

Spoken languages:

  • French
  • Spanish

Countries traveled to:

  • North America (United States, Canada, Mexico)
  • Central America (Belize, Honduras)
  • South America (Colombia, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay)