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 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:
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.
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:
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.
The June issue of the KOTESOL News email newsletter was sent this morning to 764 subscribers!
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The final details are still being calculated, but it seems we had over 200 registered attendees, plus staff and volunteers. Participation from our publishing and training supporters meant that the event paid its bills. It seems all enjoyed the day despite the unseasonable heat outside. (Photos below by Jeroen Root for KOTESOL.)
Please be aware that the deadline for paper submission for the 2014 international conference is May 30th.
This year's conference will feature four strands:
The Korea Herald and Korea Times both have major articles featuring the upcoming KOTESOL National Conference.
Join us May 31st in Daegu.
http://koreatesol.org/nc2014 for conference info.