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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Daegu-Gyeongbuk Monthly Workshops: Call for Presentations

Daegu-Gyeongsangbuk KOTESOL chapter has a brand new location at ELMO study café conveniently located near subway, buses, and parking in downtown Daegu: http://place.map.daum.net/20465371

We want to encourage a greater number of shorter presentations at our monthly workshops: approximately 30 minutes on practical English Language Teaching theory and practice - especially topics that are relevant to ELT in Korea.

By Webeditor Daegu on January 17, 2016 - 6:42pm | [totalcount] | Daegu-Gyeongbuk |Read more

Daegu-Gyeongbuk KOTESOL January 2016 Workshop Review + PDF Files

The Daegu-Gyeongbuk KOTESOL Chapter successfully rang in the new year last Saturday, January 9th, with a new location, fresh faces, and the welcoming of our new chapter president, Jeroen Root. Along with enjoying two engaging workshops given by presenters Jeroen Root and Will Wickham, everyone had a great time networking and learning about opportunities such as upcoming conferences, our local special interest group, and how to better connect with other Daegu-Gyeongbuk KOTESOL members.

By Webeditor Daegu on January 15, 2016 - 5:30pm | [totalcount] | Daegu-Gyeongbuk |Read more

Jeroen Root, Daegu-Gyeongbuk Chapter President 2016

Congratulations are in order for Jeroen Root who was sworn in as president of the KOTESOL Daegu-Gyeongbuk Chapter at the monthly workshop meeting on Saturday, January 9th, 2016.

By Webeditor Daegu on January 14, 2016 - 12:12pm | [totalcount] | Daegu-Gyeongbuk |Read more

The English Connection (TEC) Latest Issue Online

As the chill of winter arrives, so does the warmth of the Winter Issue of The English Connection (TEC). Read it online now, or wait for the hard copy soon to be coming off the press.

This issue showcases climate change, illustrating how we can impress the severity of the sitution upon our students while still teaching English. And Dr. Thomas Farrell starts up a new column on Reflective Practice beginning in this issue.

By Webeditor Publications on January 6, 2016 - 11:23pm | [totalcount] | The English Connection (TEC) |Read more

Membership Cards, KOTESOL Merchandise on Hiatus Until March

The Membership Committee is taking a holiday during the winter break! New membership cards, KOTESOL merchandise, and more will be available in the spring, as the new school year starts. If you are a domestic member renewing your membership or joining as a new member during the winter break, your membership card will be sent to your local chapter in early March.

By Webeditor Membership on January 2, 2016 - 2:30am | [totalcount] | Membership Committee |Read more

January 2016 Issue of KOTESOL News Sent

The January 2016 issue of KOTESOL News was sent on January 1, 2016, to 1,463 subscribers. Highlights of this issue include a call for proprosals (and opinions!) from the National Conference Committee and information about how members can access the most recent issue of Korea TESOL Journal online or as a hard copy. 

Read, share, or subscribe here.

By Webeditor Membership on January 2, 2016 - 2:19am | [totalcount] | Membership Committee |Read more

Call for Presentations - 2016 National Conference

KOTESOL National Conference 2016
May 28, 2016 — Sangji University, Wonju
  "Our Provinces"

You are invited to submit a proposal for presentation at the KOTESOL 2016 National Conference in Wonju (Gangwon Province) May 28th.

See the full Call for Presentations at https://koreatesol.org/nc2016CFP

The deadline for submissions is March 1.

By Webeditor National Conference on December 31, 2015 - 3:08pm | [totalcount] | 2016 KOTESOL National Conference |Read more

Survey -- Your Input for National Conference 2016

National Conference 2016 Survey

What are you looking for in a conference?
Complete this 5 minute survey, help us give you what you are looking for.



By Webeditor National Conference on December 23, 2015 - 12:57pm | [totalcount] | 2016 KOTESOL National Conference |Read more

Yongin KOTESOL Chapter's Newly Elected Officers


The Yongin Chapter proudly anounces its newly elected officers after balloting through Survey Monkey. During the December 12, 2015 Chapter workshop at Kangnam University in Yongin, the results were anounced. Here  are the following new chapter officers:

Robert Kim: President

Martin Todd: First Vice-President

Angela Wu: Second Vice-President

David D.I. Kim, Treasurer

By Webeditor Yongin on December 18, 2015 - 5:49pm | [totalcount] | Yongin-Gyeonggi |Read more

Korea TESOL Journal 11-2 Online Now

The Korea TESOL Journal (Volume 11, Number 2, 2015) is now available online for reading and downloading by our KOTESOL membership -- chocked full of interesting research on ELT related to the Korean context. Korean blog writing, a case of bullying, writing on the Sewol incident, teachers beliefs concerning SLA, and much more -- ten papers in all.

By Webeditor Publications on December 4, 2015 - 6:43pm | [totalcount] | Korea TESOL Journal |Read more