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01Term of Education

TESOL-Live is an intensive, 3-month program

02Number of Students

Class sizes ranges from 15-20 students per class

03Applicant Requirements Qualifications

Individuals who have completed a BA degree, or BA candidates currently enrolled in the final semester of an accredited university.
Hardware and Technical Skills As TESOL Live is computer-based online course, applicants must have sufficient knowledge of computers and access to appropriate hardware. For more information, please click here. More information+


Applicants are evaluated based on the following criteria: Online Speaking Interview (timed)

05Required Documents for Application

Application form and photo - University diploma or proof of prospective graduation


Aspiring applicants TESOL-Live must register within the registration period. TESOL-Live uses a rolling-admission process.

07Term of Class

One session of TESOL-Live program lasts for 3 months. The spring semester courses begin in March and the fall semester courses begin in September.


09Registering for classes

Students must take all of the required courses. Students do not need to submit a course registration from to register for individual classes.

10Class schedule and Attendance

Each Professor will provide a syllabus highlighting important dates and assignments on the first day of class. Professors will also review the TESOL-Live policy on during attendance at that day.

11Missed classes and supplementary class

On the rare occasion that a class canceled, the professor will give a supplementary class during the semester.

12Changes in Class groups

Class group change is only possible when the student is not able to attend the originally assigned class group. In order to change their class group, the student needs to fill out a requested form with the confirmation of each professor whose class the student takes. Then the student needs to hand the form in to the TESOL Office. Students cannot move to a class group that is already closed.

13Certification of qualification & completion

Those who successfully completed the program with all the required credits will receive a Certification of Qualification(GPA 2.7 and above); those who do not maintain a 2.7 GPA will receive the Certification of Completion which requires that students have attended 2/3 of all classes and have not failed any courses. A student will not receive a certificate if she or he has failed any of the courses.

14Manner of Evaluation

The professors of individual courses will review the course assessments at the beginning of each course. Evaluations will include weekly quizzes and term projects, as well as other group and individual assessments.

15Academic Grading System (for Sookmyung only)

Academic scores and grades use A through F system. Students need to receive above a B in order to receive a certificate. Receiving an F in any course results in not receiving a certificate.

16Dishonesty on tests

TESOL Live treat plagiarism and cheating as serious offenses. Those suspected of plagiarizing or cheating will receive one opportunity to make up the assignment with a maximum grade of B. The second offense will result in a failing grade.

17Temporary Leaves

Because TESOL Live is a short-term program, temporary leaves will not be approved and may significantly affect a student\'s final grade.

18Tuition Refunds

Once the tuition is paid, it cannot be refunded unless the student turns in an admission disclaimer and the president of the Univ. consents to it. (Entrance fee 300,000won, No Refunds)

**Tuition Refund Policy
Duration of the class dates Refundment
Before Opening Ceremony 100%(Entrance fee+Tuition Fee)
Classes begin ~ First 1/3 2/3 tuition fee
First 1/3 ~First 1/2 1/2 tuition fee
After 1/2 classes None

19Documents Needed for Dropping

  • 1) A copy of your bank account (the first page of your bank book)
  • 2) The receipt of your tuition payment
  • 3) Contact administration professor TESOL office and get the requested forms.

20Disciplinary Punishment

In case a TESOL Live student violates the student code of conduct, disciplinary measure may be taken, including the possibility of expulsion.

21Graduation Standards

Only students who receive a grade point average of 2.7 (B-) and above can receive a TESOL -Live Certificate.