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 KOTESOL 2019? National Conference is inviting presentation proposals!
This year's national conference theme is "Motiva(c)tion: Sparking Learner Motivation in our Evolving Context."
The conference will be held May 25th (Saturday) at?Jeonju University.
Our Plenary Speaker is Jack C. Richards, the eminent scholar and author of Interchange and Four Corners.By Webeditor National Conference on March 24, 2019 - 11:20pm | 2019 KOTESOL National Conference | Read more
Our spring National Council meeting date has been set:
March 23rd (Saturday)
? Location: Seoul, Sookmyung Women's University, Injae-gwan (??? / Professional Building), Room 106 (Conference Room, 1F)
? Time: 10:30 to hopefully not later than 4:00. (Travel claim submission before 10:30.)
? Council Member Report Submission: March 19, please (at the latest).
Spring is here! It's now official because the Spring 2019 issue of The English Connection (TEC) is now online for your ELT reading pleasure. This TEC offers an article on articles (a/an, the) and thoughts on how Korean thought affects English production (our vs. my). It brings you activating speaking activities, a stressless read on student stress, recursive conversations, recursive conversations, and grad school considerations.By Webeditor Gwangju on March 7, 2019 - 5:58pm | | Read more
We are pleased to announce that the earliest KOTESOL publications are now available.
Language Teaching: The Korea TESOL Journal volumes 1-4 have been scanned and are now online at?http://www.fujiatuangou.com/content/early-publications
Soon Google will start pulling up these articles for those searching for the related topic areas.By Webeditor Publications on March 7, 2019 - 5:55pm | Early Publications | Read more
The 2019 TESOL International Convention and English Language Expo opens on March 12 in Atlanta, Geia, USA. Longtime KOTESOL member, Kara Mac Donald, is a panelist for an invited session titled "Demystifying the Academic Publishing and Review Processes." This panel discussion is scheduled for the third day of the convention.By Webeditor Media on February 28, 2019 - 2:27pm | Media (Resources for) | Read more
You may have met her at the International Conference of 2018, she's Patty MacKinnon. Currently she is with the U.S. Department of State as an English Language Fellow. Act now and?know more about a wide range of?valuable resources. She will be presenting at Yongin, and is open to work with you. Send?her an email and tell her we sent you!By Webeditor Yongin on February 27, 2019 - 4:55pm | Yongin-Gyeonggi | Read more
Through our Research Committee, KOTESOL makes available up to three research grants annually. To give more time to apply for those who have busy winter-break schedules, The grant application deadline has been moved to March 31 for the 2019 grants.By Webeditor Research on February 10, 2019 - 5:35pm | Research | Read more
The Year of the Pig is upon us.
A new year is dawning (for the second time in as many months). The traditional beginning of the year in Korea has long been the Lunar New Year. This year is the Year of the Pig, according to the oriental zodiac, and as the traditional New Year’s greeting goes, we hope that you receive many New Year’s blessings (?? ? ?? ????).By Webeditor President on February 3, 2019 - 11:16am | President's Corner | Read more