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

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KOTESOL@EnglishExpo2014 - Abstracts Available!

December 13th (Saturday) at COEX features a new event for KOTESOL --


KOTESOL presents participant-oriented workshops in the heart of Korea's largest English-language bookfair.

Abstracts for these sessions are now available!

General info page: http://koreatesol.org/ee2014

By English Expo 2014 Webeditor on November 26, 2014 - 12:00pm | 403 Views | KOTESOL @ English Expo 2014 |Read more

Registration for KOTESOL@EnglishExpo

It's easy. The expo (in general) is free for KOTESOL members, and KOTESOL sessions are only 10,000won.


See information about KOTESOL sessions at http://koreatesol.org/ee2014sessions

By English Expo 2014 Webeditor on November 26, 2014 - 9:18am | 97 Views | KOTESOL @ English Expo 2014 |Read more

Gwangju-Jeonnam Selects Officers for 2014-15

The Gwangju-Jeonnam Chapter holds its annual elections for chapter president, vice-president, and treasurer each year at its November chapter meeting. An elections officer, Billie Kang (past chapter vice-president), was selected to conduct this year’s elections as set out in the Chapter’s policies and procedures. Elections were held at the Chapter’s November 8 meeting at Chosun University, and the results are as follows:

By Webeditor Gwangju on November 26, 2014 - 4:48am | 80 Views | Gwangju-Jeonnam Chapter |Read more

Podcast Leadership Retreat

Hi Everyone I would like to invite you all to this years leadership retreat. A chance for KOTESOL to plan and organize the projects we will be undertaking in the next year.



If you have any questions you can reach me at peadarcallaghan@gmail.com



By Webeditor President on November 25, 2014 - 4:24pm | 96 Views | President's Corner |Read more

New KOTESOL Job Board!

KOTESOL is pleased to announce the start of our new Job Board at http://www.koreatesol.org/Job-Board. We are starting today with a few posts, but our long-term goal is to create a place for employers to publicize jobs targeted at the dedicated and talented members of KOTESOL. There are numerous job boards on the internet, but we think many organizations will choose to post directly to our page in the future.

By Jobs-Board Webeditor on November 23, 2014 - 7:05pm | 107 Views | KOTESOL Job Board |Read more

Nominations for Yongin Chapter Officers

The Yongin Chapter is looking for potential registered members who are interested in running for the following chapter officer positions: president, first vice-president, second vice-president, treasurer, secretary, and student representative. If you are interested, please contact Martin Todd at yonginkotesol.elections@gmail.com by this Saturday, November 22 at midnight!

By Webeditor Yongin on November 19, 2014 - 9:55am | 108 Views | Yongin-Gyeonggi |Read more

Daegu KOTESOL November 2014 Workshop Review

Thanks go to Kasham Laîné of Daegu University who presented at the November workshop on Saturday 1st on the topic of pronunciation. Kasham (pronounced exactly as it looks!) drew on her experience spanning over 10 years in the ELT field including time spent specifically teaching pronunciation for the armed forces in Korea.

By Webeditor Daegu on November 2, 2014 - 8:26pm | 316 Views | Daegu-Gyeongbuk |Read more

National Conference 2015 Call for Papers

Korea TESOL National Conference

Saturday 30 May 2015

Sookmyung Women’s University

Bridging the Digital Divide:
Examining Online Language Teaching in Asia

Call for papers

Korea TESOL invites interested parties to submit a proposal to present at the 2015 national conference to be held at Sookmyung Women’s University, Saturday, 30 May 2015. The 2015 national conference will feature three strands:

By Webeditor National Conference on November 2, 2014 - 6:00pm | 450 Views | 2015 KOTESOL National Conference |Read more

Tom Farrell Returns to Seoul Nov 30

KOTESOL and the Reflective Practice SIG invite you to:

Reflecting On the Teacher Behind Practice

with Thomas S.C. Farrell
Sunday, November 30th at 6pm
at Sookmyung Women’s University Injaegwon, Seoul

By Webeditor_Sig Reflective Practice on October 28, 2014 - 2:00pm | 853 Views | Reflective Practice |Read more

Jeju Chapter Autumn Newsletter

By Webeditor Jeju on October 27, 2014 - 9:44pm | 195 Views | Jeju |Read more