Extensive Reading Competition

If you are interested in having your students from elementary through high school become more interested in or more involved in Extensive Reading (ER), here is an English Extensive Reading competition for them to take part in -- The 2012 KEERA Graded Reader Review Competition.
  Awards will be given in four categories to the students who can write the best review of a graded reader either fiction or non-fiction. An individual Award will be given to the writer of the best review in each category and the main Award (sets of graded readers) going to the winner's school.


By Webeditor Gwangju on July 24, 2012 - 1:19pm | 0 Comments | Gwangju-Jeonnam |Read more

KOTESOL Judge for China English Competition: David Shaffer

It was my first trip to the south-central region of China, and it would be my first time to serve as a judge of an English speaking contest in China. When I landed in Kunming, the venue city proved to be as beautiful as I had heard it was. Knowing that the event was organized by the China Daily and 21st Century English Education Media, I also had high expectations of the Seventeenth China Daily “21st Century Cup” National English Speaking Competition. I felt gratitude toward 21st Century and China Daily for asking KOTESOL to send a competition judge and thankful that KOTESOL selected me....

By Webeditor Gwangju on July 20, 2012 - 2:39pm | 0 Comments | Gwangju-Jeonnam |Read more

Report from the Very Special September 27 Workshop

The Jeju Chapter of KoTESOL had a very special workshop on Saturday, September 27, from 3:00-5:30 p.m. at the College of Education Building of Cheju National University's main campus. Mary-Jane Scott from Soongsil University in Seoul gave a truly dynamic and practical workshop on teaching presertation skills to learners of all age and ability levels in public schools, universities, and private academies. Mary-Jane called-upon her many years of successful teaching in Korea, China and Australia.

By Webeditor Jeju on April 3, 2012 - 4:04am | 0 Comments | Jeju |Read more

August 9 Workshop/Meeting Report

The August Workshop/Meeting was held on Saturday, August 9, from 3-5 p.m. at the Foreign Language Learning Center, conveniently located near the KAL Hotel in Jeju City. The topic was ESL/EFL Teaching - Then and Now!  Attendees viewed parts of "The King and I" and discussed ESL/EFL teaching in the past as portrayed in that amazing movie and in actuality at the present. Special thanks to our wonderful co-president, Peter Mazur, for guiding the discussion.

By Webeditor Jeju on April 3, 2012 - 4:03am | 0 Comments | Jeju |Read more

July 19 Workshop/Meeting Report

The July 19 Workshop/meeting was held from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at the Foreign Language Learning Center, very conveniently located in Jeju City. The topics included Chapter Bylaws, elections for vacancies, and a workshop on money and technology tips. Cal opened a gmail account that houses the activity sheets.

By Webeditor Jeju on April 3, 2012 - 4:03am | 0 Comments | Jeju |Read more

June 28, 2008 - Workshop/Meeting Report

The June Monthly Meeting was held at Cheju National University's main campus (in the Education Building) on June 28 (a necessary deviation from the usual 3rd Saturday schedule)  from 3:00-5:00 p.m.  Thanks to Lindsay Herron for presenting a very informative session that featured practical, effective, teacher-tested games to use with English language learners of all ages. It was fun and enjoyable. We also received a short report from the National Executive Council Meeting that was held in May.

By Webeditor Jeju on May 28, 2008 - 3:58am | 0 Comments | Jeju |Read more