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.

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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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MCALL SIG Seeking IC Colloquium Presenters!

The Multimedia & CALL Special Interest Group is now seeking presenters for an MCALL-related colloquium at the 2016 International Conference (October 15 & 16, 2016, Sookmyung Women's University, Seoul). The colloquium, if approved, will be 105 minutes long and feature simultaneous 20-minute presentations (so you'll do the same presentation five times as people circulate to various stations around the room).

By Webeditor_Sig Call on May 3, 2016 - 9:56am | [totalcount] | Multimedia & CALL |Read more

MCALL SIG Seeking Tech Reviews and Lesson Plan Ideas for Website!

The Multimedia & Computer-Assisted Language Learning (MCALL) Special Interest Group is seeking media-, technology-, and website-related reviews and lesson plan ideas for publication online! We would like to start a new monthly "Tech Highlights" feature on the KOTESOL website. Reviews and activity suggestions should be 300-600 words long and should include links to the tools or websites you reference.

By Webeditor_Sig Call on May 3, 2016 - 9:22am | [totalcount] | Multimedia & CALL |Read more

May 2016 Issue of KOTESOL News Is Now Out!

The May 2016 issue of KOTESOL News was sent on May 3 to 1,619 recipients. Among the highlights of this issue: Pre-registration for the 2016 National Conference, information about the International Conference call for proposals, an invitation from the Membership Committee, and more! Read, share, or subscribe here.

By Webeditor Membership on May 3, 2016 - 8:32am | [totalcount] | Membership Committee |Read more

Seoul Conference Timetable

See the Seoul Chapter 12th Annual Conference Timetable and map (in PDF), and Pre-register for the April 24th (Sunday) conference.


By Webeditor Seoul on April 15, 2016 - 3:00pm | [totalcount] | Seoul |Read more

Seoul 12th Annual Conference Pre-Registration

The Seoul 12th Annual Conference announces pre-registration online.

Sunday, April 24th, 2016, from 9:30AM-5:30PM
Sookmung Women’s University in Seoul
Theme: Stepping Up

By Webeditor Seoul on April 5, 2016 - 4:28pm | [totalcount] | Seoul |Read more

Pre-Registration for National Conference 2016

Pre-registration for the KOTESOL 2016 National Conference is now open.

"Our Provinces”

Date: 28th May 2016 (Saturday)
Venue: Sangji University, Wonju
Plenary speaker: Theron Muller (University of Toyama)

Register online now through May 15 to save fees:

By Webeditor National Conference on April 5, 2016 - 4:14pm | [totalcount] | 2016 KOTESOL National Conference |Read more

April 2016 Issue of KOTESOL News Sent

The April 2016 issue of KOTESOL News was sent on the morning of April 1 to 1,602 subscribers. This issue includes pre-registration information for upcoming conferences, links to our newest publications, calls for papers both in KOTESOL and internationally, and more! Read, share, or subscribe here.

By Webeditor Membership on April 1, 2016 - 8:14am | [totalcount] | Membership Committee |Read more

2016 Seoul Chapter Elections

KOTESOL Seoul Chapter Elections

Our chapter operates only through the work of dedicated volunteers. All conferences, workshops, and other events are organized and carried out by these volunteers. 

Volunteer organizations need a constant stream of volunteers over the years to keep the organization fresh and relevant to its members. Now is the time for you to bring your energy to the Seoul chapter.

By Webeditor Seoul on March 30, 2016 - 12:27am | [totalcount] | Seoul |Read more

KOTESOL Proceedings 2014 Now Online

KOTESOL Proceedings 2014 is now available online. This is a select collection of research papers based on 2 invited speaker sessions and 22 concurrent session presentations at the 2014 Korea TESOL International Conference, available at present to members only:

By Webeditor Publications on March 26, 2016 - 12:01am | [totalcount] | KOTESOL Proceedings |Read more

Daegu-Gyeongbuk KOTESOL March Workshop Review + PDF

Last weekend, Daegu-Gyeongbuk KOTESOL members trekked over to Dongseongro in Downtown Daegu to join our monthly workshop at Elmo Study Café despite the exhaustion of back-to-school week and the less than favorable weather conditions. It must have been because they were interested in what Dr. David Shaffer has experienced throughout his long career teaching English in Korea, which he began in the 1970s.

By Webeditor Daegu on March 13, 2016 - 6:10pm | [totalcount] | Daegu-Gyeongbuk |Read more