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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Elementary Extensive Reading and Literature Circles for All Levels at Yongin on April 8

Reading Skills and Strategies is the general theme of our April "Second Saturday in Yongin" on the 8th. We have two presenters who were just at the Seoul Chapter's conference in March. Danielle Ryder and Roxy Lee are perfect examples of "Teachers helping Teachers" with creative ideas, insights, and inspiration! 

By Webeditor Yongin on March 28, 2017 - 9:40pm | Yongin-Gyeonggi | Read more

Wonderful Seoul Conference last weekend

The annual Seoul Chapter Conference featured Graham Crookes and over 180 teachers tuning in for a sociable day of professional development.

Thanks to all presenters, participants, and the outstanding volunteers who made the day such a wonderful success.

By Webeditor National on March 27, 2017 - 4:23pm | Media (Resources for) | Read more

2017 Korea TESOL National Election!

Get involved with Korea TESOL!

Do you want to help make Korea TESOL better for our members? Become a member of the National Council!  These positions are availabe during this year's election: 

By Webeditor Elections on March 23, 2017 - 12:59pm | Nominations & Elections Committee | Read more

National Conference- Travel Reimbursement!

Hey DCC! Are you planning to attend this year's National Conference? We have great news for you!! FOR CURRENT DCC MEMBERS ONLY!! The DC Chapter will reimburse travel expenses up to W20,000! You must present travel documents at the conference to receive your reimbursement! To do so, find the Daejeon-Chungcheong Chapter table at the conference

Conference Website: . http://koreatesol.org/nc2017

By Webeditor Daejeon on March 22, 2017 - 5:43pm | Daejeon-Chungcheong | Read more

TEC - The Spring 2017 Issue Now Online

Start your new semester with some new inspiration. The Spring TEC is here! Read through the pages of The English Connection to get recharged, revitalized, renewed. Read Dr. Thomas Farrell's take on terrorism in ELT. Check out Dr. Curtis Kelly's new column on neuroELT. Read what social justice in English language teaching means to Gordon West. Empathize with Stephanie Ptak's concerns about equity in the classroom.

By Webeditor Publications on March 2, 2017 - 12:58am | The English Connection (TEC) | Read more

March 11th with Yongin Chapter - Triple the information, Quadruple the Presenters!

Date: March 11, 2017
Time: 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Kangnam University, Yongin (2nd stop on the Yongin Everline! Just after Giheung)
Map - Google

By Webeditor Yongin on February 26, 2017 - 7:34pm | Yongin-Gyeonggi | Read more

Present at the 25th Annual International Conference

Korea TESOL would like to invite you to submit presentation proposals for its 25th Annual Korea TESOL International Conference. The conference, this year held in conjunction with the Pan-Asian Consortium of Language Teaching Societies (PAC), is scheduled for 21-22 October 2017 at Sookmyung Women’s University in Seoul.  

By Webeditor Media on February 24, 2017 - 4:39pm | Media (Resources for) | Read more

Teacher Renewal Seminar - A Shared Learning Experience

The Yongin Chapter of KOTESOL would like to sponsor a 4-part teacher-renewal seminar featuring Parker Palmer's "The Courage to Teach". Usually our seminars feature experienced presenters who offer many very good ideas on how and what to teach. This is a little different.

As a result, this series aims to:

By Webeditor Yongin on February 11, 2017 - 10:55am | Yongin-Gyeonggi | Read more

Korea TESOL Journal 12-2 Online Now

The Korea TESOL Journal (Volume 12, Number 2) is now available online for reading and downloading by our KOTESOL membership ㅡ brimming with interesting research on ELT related to the Korean context. NNEST and NEST autoethnographies, NNESTs at hagwons, restructuring L2 teacher education, strategy training, principled eclecticism, and much more ㅡ ten papers in all, with three book reviews.

By Webeditor Publications on February 6, 2017 - 11:38pm | Korea TESOL Journal | Read more

February 2017 Issue of KOTESOL News Is Out!

The February 2017 issue of KOTESOL News was sent the morning of February 5 to 1,961 subscribers. This issue contains calls for proposals for the 2017 National Conference, the Gwangju-Jeonnam Chapter conference, and the Seoul Chapter conference, in addition to providing information about upcoming publications or events. Read, share, or subscribe here!

By Webeditor Membership on February 5, 2017 - 12:17pm | Membership Committee | Read more