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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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 | 52 Views | Yongin-Gyeonggi |Read more

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, with registration information coming soon.


By English Expo 2014 Webeditor on November 16, 2014 - 12:00pm | 305 Views | KOTESOL @ English Expo 2014 |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 | 265 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 | 380 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 | 563 Views | Reflective Practice |Read more

Jeju Chapter Autumn Newsletter

By Webeditor Jeju on October 27, 2014 - 9:44pm | 151 Views | Jeju |Read more

2015 Executive Nominations

Here's your chance to join the Daejeon-Chungcheong Chapter Executive! 

November 1st: Nominations open
November 14th: Nominations close
November 15th: Online voting begins
November 29th: Voting closes; results announced at chapter ABM. 

By Webeditor Daejeon on October 23, 2014 - 1:55pm | 160 Views | Daejeon-Chungcheong |Read more

KOTESOL - English Expo 2014 Call for Presenters

The Korea TESOL Conference at English Expo 2014

A new mini-conference with the theme

The Power of Questions

Saturday, December 13, 2014 at COEX (Seoul)

We are now seeking exciting presentations focusing on the following areas:

By Webeditor National on October 19, 2014 - 3:06pm | 816 Views | KOTESOL |Read more

Jeju Chapter Makes Donation to Jeju Furey

Jeju Furey is one of the largest foreigner run, charity organizations on Jeju Island. Furey hosts two huge volley ball tournaments yearly with proceeds going to help families in need on Jeju Island.  They also buy, wrap, and deliver gifts to some of the orphanages every Christmas.

With Furey's October BVB12 Tournament approaching, the Jeju Chapter contributed to the raffle prizes, a gift certificate for pair of tickets our annual holiday dinner (worth 40,000 won).  

By Webeditor Jeju on October 14, 2014 - 2:33pm | 206 Views | Jeju |Read more

2014 Jeju Chapter Executives

The Jeju Chapter Executive for 2014:

President - Stephanie Nixon, Jeju-si

Vice President - Rachel Nickson, Jeju-si

Treasurer - Christina Geiman, Seogwipo-si

Events Coordiantor - Christine Gallagher, Jeju-si

Membership & Publicity - Nailah Rivers, Jeju-si

Webmaster - Nailah Rivers, Jeju-si

EPIK Teacher Representative - Nailah RIvers, Jeju-si

TALK Teacher Representative - Eric Reyes, Jeju-si

By Webeditor Jeju on October 14, 2014 - 2:15pm | 208 Views | Jeju |Read more