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Professional Association

Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc. (TESOL) is a global professional association with headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, in the United States, has more than 13,500 members in over 140 countries and is recognized as a nongovernmental organization (NGO) of the United Nations Department of Public Information.  The main idea is to teach English and bring the knowledge to speakers of other nations.

To engage its members and colleagues in ongoing discussion of current issues, ideas, and opportunities in the field of English language teaching, TESOL publishes two serials: a scholarly, refereed journal (TESOL Quarterly) and a magazine offering articles of interest to teachers across the profession (Essential Teacher). Sound professional development is supported by wide range of books, lectures, and other practical and theoretical material.  TESOL's electronic resources include an extensive Web site, an overview of employment opportunities (Placement E-Bulletin), and a newsletter with timely links related to the field (TESOL Connections).

TESOL's annual convention, usually held in March in North America, is regarded as the foremost professional development opportunity for practitioners and other English language teaching professionals.  Each year, 6,000 - 8,000 participants gather for this weeklong event, which offers full-length papers, workshops, poster sessions, materials exchanges, plenary speakers, product exhibitions, and networking opportunities.  Throughout the year, TESOL conducts professional development symposia, workshops, and online sessions for participants around the world.

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