The role of KOTESOL is to promote scholarship, disseminate information, and facilitate cross-cultural understanding among persons concerned with teaching and learning of English in Korea.

Be part of KOTESOL

All English teachers or English-based businesses, of any level or nationality, are eligible to join KOTESOL.  Find out more at www.koreatesol.org/join-kotesol

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Presentation Proposals Status

Presentation Proposals Status

Results for those who submitted proposals to present at this year's International Conference will be sent once the blind vetting process has been completed (around the end of July).
Presenter registration will open on August 1st.

By Webeditor International Conference on June 20, 2017 - 10:55pm | 2017 Korea TESOL International Conference | Read more

Now Accepting Applications for the 16th Asian Youth Forum

Do you know university students who would benefit from a program in intercultural relations and global leadership? Encourage them to apply for the 16th Asian Youth Forum (AYF 16), coming to Korea this October as part of the 25th Korea TESOL-PAC International Conference!

By Webeditor Membership on June 14, 2017 - 8:55am | Membership Committee | Read more

International Conference Call for Proposals Officially Closed

The Korea TESOL International Conference
Committee (ICC) offers a sincere ‘Thank you’ to everyone who submitted their proposals to present at the 25th Annual Korea TESOL International Conference.   

Close to 400 proposals were submitted before the call for presentations closed last week.   The vetting process is scheduled to wrap-up in early August.  Then prospective presenters will be notified.

By Webeditor Media on June 5, 2017 - 3:13pm | Media (Resources for) | Read more

June 2017 Issue of KOTESOL News Is Out!

The June 2017 issue of KOTESOL News was sent on June 2, 2017, to 2,000 subscribers.

By Lindsay Herron on June 2, 2017 - 7:49am | Membership Committee | Read more

Join the International Conference Committee

The International Conference Committee (ICC) is looking for team members to assist in the planning and running of the 25th Annual Korea TESOL International Conference, 21-22 October 2017.  If you like working with goal-oriented people in a structured, supportive environment, then we can offer you a world-class experience that will make your resume stand out.

By Webeditor Media on June 1, 2017 - 9:29pm | Media (Resources for) | Read more

TEC - The Summer 2017 Issue Now Online

Start your summer early with some new ELT ideas. The online Summer issue of TEC is here! Read through the pages of The English Connection for innovation and inspiration. Read Dr. Thomas Farrell's caution on tweeting. Check out Dr. Curtis Kelly's article on learning, memory, and attention. Read about designing courses, immersion programs, teaching debate, teaching computer skills, getting into publishing, and much more in this issue of The English Connection!

By Webeditor Publications on June 1, 2017 - 12:46am | The English Connection (TEC) | Read more

Yongin KOTESOL June 10 Workshop and Bar-B-Q

Yongin Chapter of KOTESOL continues in June with Second Saturdays!

By Webeditor Yongin on May 27, 2017 - 8:32pm | Yongin-Gyeonggi | Read more

International Conference Call for Proposals Closing Soon

31 May 2017 is the deadline for those wishing to submit a proposal for the 25th Annual Korea TESOL - PAC International Conference.  The conference,  21-22 October 2017 at Sookmyung Women's University, typically attracts about a thousand attendees from Korea, across Asia, and beyond.  It is a great venue for English educators, applied linguists, and scholars to present their expertise, share ideas, discuss experiences, and inspire others.

By Webeditor Media on May 22, 2017 - 6:55pm | Media (Resources for) | Read more

KOTESOL News Celebrates 3rd Anniversary and 2,000 Subscribers!

The May 2017 issue of KOTESOL News marks the third anniversary of the reinvigorated email newsletter--and a landmark 2,000 subscribers! Congratulations, KOTESOL News! Read, share, or subscribe here.

By Webeditor Membership on May 5, 2017 - 8:25am | Membership Committee | Read more

New Local Discount: Little John Books in Gyeonggi-do!

We are pleased to announce a new discount for KOTESOL members: 20% off foreign books (including novels and other non-textbooks) and a 10% discount + 5% "Mileage" (points that can be used on future purchases) on other items at Little John Books in Suwon, Gyeonggi-do!

By Webeditor Membership on April 3, 2017 - 8:11am | Membership Committee | Read more