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.
The annual Jeju Furey Beach Volleyball Tournament was held on the 25th and 26th of May 2013 at Hamdeok Beach, Jeju Island. The Jeju Chapter was proud to contribute towards the sponsorship of team t-shirts for The BaRley Bowl Preyers: Ms Kendra Pugh, Ms Erin Pettinger, Ms Erin Williams (Jeju Chapter Vice President), Mr Jason Hiltz, Mr Harold Dale and Mr Bradley Ingram.
Dear members - please take note that the National Council will now be meeting on the 29th of June, 2013, at 11 am, in Daegu, instead of the 6th of July.
All members of KOTESOL are free to attend these meetings.
The Daegu venue directions can be accessed on their chapter page.
At the June Daegu-Gyeongbuk KOTESOL chapter meeting, we were treated to numerous tips and strategies to support our learners preparing for the National English Ability Test (NEAT) by Stephen Lamb.
The Professional Development SIG (special interest group) is pleased to announce our first study group. This will be a reading group. Other types of study groups, including a Portfolio Development self-help discussion group, will be launched shortly.
The first reading group will undertake
Richards, Jack C. & Thomas S.C. Farrell (2005). Professional Development for Language Teachers: Strategies for Teacher Learning. Cambridge University Press.
From June 3, 2013 until June 8, 2013, Yongin chapter members voted for their chapter officers through Survey Monkey and in the Saturday workshop at Kangnam University in Yongin.
Here are the results:
President: David Kim
First Vice-President: Robert Kim
Second Vice-President: Martin Todd
Treasurer: Sean O' Connor
Secretary: Doria Garms-Sotelo
The June 8, 2013 Yongin Chapter Workshop, Memorable Vocabulary Teaching and Learning, which will be presented by Jessica Magnusson, will be held in the Insakwon Building in Room 219 at Kangnam University in Yongin from 1PM to 3PM. Also, after the workshop there will be a barbecue as advertised from the Yongin Chapter flyers!
We look forward to see you this Saturday!
Saturday, June 15 will see four, first time presenters brave the waters and share their ideas for the first time in front of an audience.
Come and support them at Seoul KOTESOL's monthly workshop June 15, 2013 at 3pm at Sookdae's Injaegwan, room 105.
More details at www.koreatesol.org/seoul
The deadline for proposals to present at the 2013 KoreaTESOL International Conference has been extended!
Submissions are now due 23 June 2013.
Information on submitting a proposal and the submission form can be found here: http://koreatesol.org/content/call-proposals
Registration fees for the 2013 KoreaTESOL International Conference (12-13 October 2013) are as follows:
25,000 Students (undergraduates only)
55,000 Group (5 or more; non-members)
30,000 Students (undergraduates only)