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

KOTESOL Calendars

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New International Discount Added: Albuquerque Tourism & Sightseeing Factory

The Membership Committee is delighted to announce our first membership perk in the United States: a discount on all tours offered by the Albuquerque Tourism & Sightseeing Factory!

By Webeditor Membership on August 26, 2016 - 1:34pm | Membership Committee | Read more

It's not too late!

The KOTESOL International Conference is coming soon -- have you pre-registered?

If you want to present,
the Jeonju-North Jeolla KOTESOL Regional Conference Call for Proposals is open until Sept 20th, for the conference Saturday. Nov 19.

By Webeditor National on August 25, 2016 - 12:06pm | KOTESOL | Read more

Daegu-Gyeongbuk Late Summer Workshop Review

The August Daegu-Gyeongbuk KOTESOL meeting kicked off once again after taking a break in July for summer vacation. The meeting began with a quick presentation from Scott (Son Saerom 손새롬) from Express Publishing and he gave an outline about a range of new books based on vocational teaching for English for Specific Purposes.

By Webeditor Daegu on August 25, 2016 - 11:25am | Daegu-Gyeongbuk | Read more

Constitution & Bylaws Amendment Proposals

If anyone is thinking of proposing amendments to the KOTESOL Constitution and Bylaws, you are reminded that any 5 members can propose amendments, but due to the need to circulate proposals to members (more than) 30 days in advance of the Annual Business Meeting (where proposals are voted upon), proposals should be submitted not later than September 1st.

You may send proposals to Secretary@koreatesol.org

By Webeditor National on August 19, 2016 - 3:34pm | KOTESOL | Read more

KOTESOL Participating in ALAK-GETA Intl. Conference

This year's ALAK-GETA Joint International Conference is giving discounted pre-registration to all KOTESOL members who attend. The conference will be held on September 9-11 at Honam University in Gwangju. Saturday the 10th is the main day of presentations.

By Webeditor Gwangju on August 13, 2016 - 2:05am | Gwangju-Jeonnam | Read more

Registration for International Conference Opens!

Online Pre-Registration for the KOTESOL International Conference is now open.

Save money and headaches by pre-registering.

By Webeditor International Conference on August 3, 2016 - 3:48pm | 2016 KOTESOL International Conference | Read more

Nominations Opening Soon!

Are you interested in having a position on KoreaTESOL's National Executive?  Here's your chance! Nominations open on September 1st!  

For a list of which positions are available and the duties of each, go to http://koreatesol.org/elections . 

~N&E Committee

By Webeditor Elections on July 20, 2016 - 4:04pm | Nominations & Elections Committee | Read more

July 2016 KOTESOL News Is Out!

It might be the summer break, but KOTESOL never rests! Check out what's happening this month around the country; the July issue of KOTESOL News was sent on July 7, 2016, to 1,668 subscribers. Highlights of the issue include new columns and reading groups for KOTESOL SIGs, calls for papers and presentations, and a special invitation to university students to represent Korea overseas. 

By Webeditor Membership on July 8, 2016 - 4:42am | Membership Committee | Read more

AYF - Study-Travel Experience for our Students

Study-Abroad (1-week) opportunity for Korean university (and college) students. Deadline to apply is July 15th. Please inform your students.

By Webeditor National on June 28, 2016 - 12:27pm | KOTESOL | Read more

New! Critical reading group

With Dean Jorgensen's help, we are setting up an online critical reading group as of 27 June 2016. We will begin with the text Teaching to Transgress (bell hooks). For more information, join our Facebook group or contact the SIG administrator (see Social Justice SIG Basic page for instructions).

By Webeditor SIG Social Justice on June 23, 2016 - 8:22pm | Social Justice (Critical Educators in Korea) SIG | Read more