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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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News

KOTESOL's Annual Summer Skunkworks

By Webeditor President on July 25, 2014 - 1:59pm | 138 Views | President's Corner | Read more

Each year some folks in KOTESOL give up a few (or many) hours to upgrade some aspect of KOTESOL.

This year we want to make the opportunity widely known.  What piece of KOTESOL would be better if you put a few (or many hours) in during the summer?

see more -  http://koreatesol.org/skunkworks

Jeju Chapter - June 2014 Workshop Review

By Webeditor Jeju on July 23, 2014 - 2:18pm | 163 Views | Jeju | Read more

Lindsay Herron, a visiting professor at Gwangju National University of Education and Chair of the Membership Committee for KOTESOL, gave a very informative and well-received presentation on student-centered teaching to the Jeju Chapter of KOTESOL on Saturday June 21st.

Korea TESOL Journal (KTJ) Opening

By Webeditor Publications on July 19, 2014 - 4:21pm | 128 Views | Korea TESOL Journal | Read more

KTJ Managing Editor

Reminder: International Conference Early Bird Pre-registration Ends Soon!

By Webeditor International Conference on July 14, 2014 - 11:44pm | 196 Views | 2014 KOTESOL International Conference | Read more

KOTESOL members can get their International Conference (IC) passes at last year's rates by pre-registering this month! July 1-31, 2014, is IC Early Bird Pre-registration; for July ONLY, members can register for the conference for 40,000 won.

Regular pre-registration will be from August 1-September 23. During regular pre-registration, prices will be as follows:

Latest TEC Now Available Online to Members

By Webeditor Publications on July 13, 2014 - 1:50pm | 232 Views | The English Connection | 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.
URL: http://koreatesol.org/content/english-connection-tecv18n12-springsummer-...
(Access to this issue restricted to members only until next year.)

Yongin Chapter is seeking presenters for its upcoming November conference!

By Webeditor Yongin on July 9, 2014 - 1:58pm | 87 Views | Yongin-Gyeonggi | Read more

The Yongin Chapter will hold its annual conference on November 8, 2014 (the second Saturday of November) from 12PM to 6PM at Kangnam University in Yongin. We are seeking presenters that deal with the theme "Useful Classroom Activities and Techniques." If you are interested in presenting, please submit the following in a Microsoft Word document:

TESOL 2014 International Academy on Leadership & Quality Assurance in ELT Organizations

By Webeditor President on July 8, 2014 - 12:08pm | 165 Views | President's Corner | Read more

26 – 27 July
Sookmyung Women’s University, Seoul, Korea
 
Gain practical, research-based ideas, strategies, and tools to help you improve the quality of your ELT organization through in-depth, hands-on workshops led by globally recognized experts in the field.

Participants will earn TESOL International Association’s ELT Leadership Management Certificate (typically only available at TESOL’s convention) at the end of this special two-day event.

July KOTESOL News dispatched

By Webeditor Membership on July 1, 2014 - 12:27pm | 171 Views | Membership Committee | Read more

The July issue of the KOTESOL News email newsletter was sent out this morning to 775 subscribers. This issue includes information about all of the following: 

International Conference Early Bird Pre-registration Starts

By Webeditor International Conference on June 26, 2014 - 5:47pm | 456 Views | 2014 KOTESOL International Conference | Read more

KOTESOL members can get their International Conference (IC) passes at last year's rates by pre-registering this month! July 1-31, 2014, is IC Early Bird Pre-registration; for July ONLY, members can register for the conference for 40,000 won.

Regular pre-registration will be from August 1-September 23. During regular pre-registration, prices will be as follows:

Jeju Chapter - April 2014 Workshop Review

By Webeditor Jeju on June 13, 2014 - 9:25am | 252 Views | Jeju | Read more

Bradley Serl, from Pusan University of Foreign Studies, lead Jeju’s Kotesol Spring Workshop on "Syllabus and Lesson Creation."  Those in attendance were educated on facts and statistics of proven effective ways to teach ESL learners. One recurring theme encouraged teachers to let their students do the majority of the talking in the classroom, as every opportunity should be given to students for them to utilize the English language.  Mr. Serl also gave tips in fluency building.