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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Voting 2014

By Webeditor Elections on October 2, 2014 - 5:26pm | 42 Views | Nominations & Elections Committee | Read more

The KOTESOL 2014 Election Details (Notice) is attached (link is below).

May we remind you that Results will be announced at the Annual Business Meeting Sunday, October 5th, 3-5pm, in room 307A at COEX.


Members' Social & Networking Event on October 4, 2014

By Webeditor Membership on October 1, 2014 - 12:44am | 129 Views | Membership Committee | Read more

The Membership Committee cordially invites all members to a Members' Social and Networking Event on Saturday evening during the International Conference! Before heading out to dinner, stop by and mingle with new friends, old friends, and the luminaries of ELT.

Saturday, October 4
6:15-7:30 p.m.
KOTESOL Cafe (outside Hall E)
COEX, Seoul

Wine, cheese, and other light refreshments will be served. 

Jeju Chapter Hosts Tory Thorkelson with a Workshop on Games and Communicative Activities

By Webeditor Jeju on September 30, 2014 - 10:28pm | 24 Views | Jeju | Read more

“Games and Communicative Activities: Not Just Entertainment”

September 20, 2014

Online Voting Update

By Webeditor Elections on September 29, 2014 - 5:20pm | 93 Views | Nominations & Elections Committee | Read more

Online Voting message sent today,

To all KOTESOL current members with membership expiry date after Oct 1 (only current members as of conference weekend have voting rights) and who have not yet voted online --

This is a reminder that the 2014 National Elections has commenced. 

Online voting shall cease at NOON on October 3rd, 2014. 

Pre-registration for the International Conference Has Closed

By Webeditor Membership on September 26, 2014 - 1:01pm | 2,431 Views | 2014 KOTESOL-KAFLE International Conference | Read more
Pre-Registration has Been Closed.

Thank you for pre-registering!

If you missed the cutoff you may register in person at the KOTESOL -KAFLE Conference.

October 3~5 at the Seoul COEX Confentioin Center Hall E (3 Floor)




"The English Connection," Pre-conference Issue, Now Available

By Webeditor Publications on September 24, 2014 - 10:33pm | 226 Views | 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).

Pre-Registration Is Extended Until Midnight Tonight!

By John Phillips on September 24, 2014 - 2:52pm | 210 Views | 2014 KOTESOL-KAFLE International Conference | Read more
Pre-Registration Is Extended Until Midnight Tonight!
11:59 pm September 24, 2014


Pre-registration has been extended to allow allow those who missed the official closing  to  pre- register for the  2014 KOTESOL - KAFLE  conference. 

The deadline is 11:59 PM  September 24, 2014

After that you may still register on site at the conference.   

Conference Program Book

By Webeditor Conferences on September 24, 2014 - 9:58am | 355 Views | 2014 KOTESOL-KAFLE International Conference | Read more

The Conference Book for the 2014 KOTESOL-KAFLE International Conference is available for download in its entirety or in components from the conference front page. Abstracts. Biographical Statements. Extended Abstracts & Summaries. Plus download your own copy of the Poster! http://koreatesol.org/ic2014

2015 Daegu-Gyeongbuk KOTESOL Leadership

By Webeditor Daegu on September 22, 2014 - 8:03am | 94 Views | Daegu-Gyeongbuk | Read more

Dear English teachers and ELT professionals in and around the Daegu-Gyeongbuk area,

VOTE: Online Ballot Invitations Sent

By Webeditor Elections on September 22, 2014 - 1:07am | 149 Views | Nominations & Elections Committee | Read more

Online ballot invitations for KOTESOL 2014 National Elections have been sent to your officially registered email address. You may also vote onsite at the International Conference Oct 4-5.  If your membership expires Oct 31 or later and you did not get a ballot, contact elections@koreatesol.org