The English Connection, Autumn 2017, the pre-conference issue of TEC is now online for your reading pleasure. A great preview of the October 21-22 International Conference. Start off with a conference overview by our conference chair and co-chair, Sean O'Connor and Kathleen Kelley. Read articles by our plenary speakers, Andy Curtis and Nicky Hockly. Enjoy interviews with four of our featured speakers: Glenda Rose, Ted O'Neill, Kathleen Kampa, and Kalyan Chattopadhyay. Find out what the 20 sessions are about that our invited speakers will be presenting.
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!
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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. And uncover much more under the cover of this issue of The English Connection.
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You can begin your holiday reading in ELT now. The Winter TEC is here. Scoot you and your laptop over close to the warmth of the fireplace (or the space heater) and scroll through the pages of The English Connection. Read others' take on the just-completed international conference or get some pointers on how to better make out those final grades. Or maybe you want to begin with student-generated tasks, or native-speakerism in Korea, or speaking skill development through pecha kucha presentation. Or choose from much more.
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The cooler breezes of autumn are wisking off the burdening heat of summer, signaling that the Korea TESOL International Conference is quickly approaching. Part of it is already here - in the form of the pre-conference issue of TEC (The English Connection).
Get to know more about our invited speakers throught 5 TEC interviews and 4 speaker articles, plus an interview with Conference Chair Jaimie Carson and a conference schedule overview and invited speakers' session titles.
Feature articles also on "Profcasting" and Google Classroom. To access this issue of TEC, click HERE....By Webeditor Publications on September 3, 2016 - 12:19am | 0 Comments | The English Connection (TEC) |Read more
As the new buds blossom and bloom on spring-time branches, The English Connection springs similarly forth with a fresh-smelling posy of articles on teaching TESOL in Korea, just for you. (Log in to access the Spring issue HERE.)
Three articles focus on teaching writing: one on teaching English through poetry, by Michael Free and Yuri Angie White; another is the book review about academic written English, contributed by Angela Guanying Wu; and our lead feature is on the art of keeping writing students happily motivated via their decisions and choices, by Tim Self.
For most of...By Webeditor Publications on March 5, 2016 - 12:12am | 0 Comments | The English Connection (TEC) |Read more
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.
You will also find the regular TEC features and columns that the magazine is noted for. Check out the table of contents, and start reading: HERE.
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The 2015 Korea TESOL International Conference and English Expo is still a full month away, BUT the Autumn Issue of The English Connerction (TEC) is now online to bring the conference much closer. This expanded issue of TEC contains over 20 pages of IC-related information -- invited speakers' presentation schedules, articles by invited speakers, and interviews with invited speakers. Download the latest issue of TEC, and learn more about the great invited speakers coming to IC 2015. But this issue is not all about the conference. You will also find the regular TEC features and columns that...By Webeditor Publications on August 28, 2015 - 10:18pm | 0 Comments | The English Connection (TEC) |Read more
The Summer 2015 issue of TEC is here for your summer reading pleasure! In this issue of The English Connection, KOTESOL's quarterly magazine, you will have much to choose from: a preview of the October international conference, an interview with our 1st VP, part 2 of our spring articles on storytelling and "tiger moms," a book review and a National Conference review.
Oh, and check out the International Conference registration fee schedule (page 29). Early-bird registration for the conference has already begun!
Your hard copy of TEC will be in the mail as soon as it is off the...By Webeditor Publications on July 7, 2015 - 1:06pm | 0 Comments | The English Connection (TEC) |Read more
Spring is here, and so is your Spring 2015 issue of TEC -- The English Connection, KOTESOL's quarterly magazine. You won't want to miss this issue. It contains a little bit of everything: from tiger moms and singing stories to journal wrriting and storybook publishing; from Dr. Thomas Farrell's piece reflecting of whether teaching is a calling to MOOCs and iPadagogy. Not sure of what some of these are? Find out in the Spring issue of TEC.
Your hard copy will be in the mail as soon as it is off the press and into its envelope.
If you are not getting your TEC regularly, access...By Webeditor Publications on April 30, 2015 - 11:12pm | 0 Comments | The English Connection (TEC) |Read more
The pre-conference issue of The English Connection, Fall 2014, is now available online for download. It may be downloaded by all who are interested in the 2014 KOTESOL-KAFLE International Conference on October 3-5 at COEX in Seoul. See schedules of the highlights of the conference and of the pre-conference workshops. Read articles by two of our invited speakers (Long and Diaz Maggioli). Read interviews with three more of our invited speakers (Thornbury, Mahboob, and Angel Lin). Find out more about the authorities who will address our conference, and enjoy some of our regular features....By Webeditor Publications on September 24, 2014 - 10:33pm | 0 Comments | The English Connection (TEC) |Read more
KOTESOL’s quarterly newsmagazine The English Connection (TEC) seeks article submissions for the Autumn issue.
For this issue we are looking for articles that are relevant to the upcoming 2014 KOTESOL-KAFLE International Conference. Ideas for articles could include an article about last year's conference and how you have been able to use things learned in your classroom. Another great article idea would be writing a conference guide so that members will be able to maximize their time at the International Conference this year. Of course, if you have another idea you would like to...By Webeditor Publications on August 4, 2014 - 3:26pm | 0 Comments | The English Connection (TEC) |Read more
The lastest issue of KOTESOL's newsmagazine, The English Connection, is now availble for download by current members of KOTESOL.
You must log in to access TEC volume 18, issue 1/2, Spring/Summer 2014.
(Access to this issue restricted to members only until next year.)
The Autumn issue of KOTESOL's quarterly newsmagazine, The English Connection, is now available online for members only, and will be going out in the mail in approximately two weeks. Please be sure your postal mailing address is current in your website user profile!
TEC is at http://koreatesol.org/content/english-connection-tecv17n3-autumn-2013
Go to http://koreatesol.org/user to sign in and update your user profile. Your address should look like a mailing label when you are in profile edit mode (it will always appear as a string in "view" mode).By Webeditor Publications on November 8, 2013 - 5:30pm | 0 Comments | The English Connection (TEC) |Read more
The Summer issue of The English Connection (TEC) has been mailed (August 16th) and -- if you are a current member -- should be arriving in your letterbox soon.
The mailing labels were printed exactly as the data appears in your online personal profile. If the mail comes with a peculiar-looking address label, you need to log in and clean up your address within your profile page. REMINDER: as with Amazon and other web-based shipping services, You are responsible for your delivery details. We won't tinker with it (any longer).
(if your name appears twice, don't worry about that...By Webeditor Publications on August 21, 2013 - 8:29am | 0 Comments | The English Connection (TEC) |Read more
The last "missing issue of our official news-magazine, KOTESOL's The English Connection, has been scanned and uploaded.
Volume 1, Number 4 (November 1997) is now available for all to see. http://www.koreatesol.org/content/english-connection-tecv1n4-november-1997
Though it's nearly 15 years from the past, there are still many timely elements for contemporary teachers of English in Korea.
(many thanks to Dr. David Shaffer for tracking this down and getting it scanned)By Webeditor Publications on August 1, 2013 - 11:32pm | 0 Comments | The English Connection (TEC) |Read more
As we anticipate the Summer issue of our quarterly newsmagazine - The English Connection - we'd like to whet your appetites with the issue from exactly ten years ago that had been missing from our online archives. Newly found and uploaded! Available at http://koreatesol.org/content/english-connection-tecv7n4-july-2003
Featured articles includedLearning English Pronunciation by Contrasting with Korean (Kevin Landry) Why Do We Assess Students Anyways? (Sang K. Hwang)
plus interesting columns such asWord Whys: Why Isn't Enough "Enuff"? Professional... By Webeditor Publications on July 16, 2013 - 10:04pm | 0 Comments | The English Connection (TEC) |Read more
To all KOTESOL members,
In our current (winter) issue of The English Connection, there were numerous print production errors that make it unreadable. These errors were of a technical nature and were not detected and corrected by our printing shop in time. They will have to reprint and reship all the issues to you, our members, at their expense. On behalf of myself, and the staff of TEC, we apologize for any inconvenience this causes. We realize that TEC is an important membership benefit, and we are tryingour best to make sure it goes out to you.
In the meantime, please enjoy...By Webeditor Publications on January 15, 2013 - 1:18pm | 0 Comments | The English Connection (TEC) |Read more
The latest issue of The English Connection (TEC) is now available for members and non-members alike.*
It is filled with information about this year's international conference, as well as the rich panoply of ELT-based articles and information.
Find it on The English Connection page.
* Available to non-members as a special pre-conference service. Ordinarily non-members may not read The English Connection online until the one-year "moving wall" has passed.By Robert Dickey on October 3, 2012 - 6:26pm | 0 Comments | The English Connection (TEC) |Read more