Calling all second language teachers in need of a refreshing change! Join our groundbreaking conference designed exclusively for educators who've faced burnout and are seeking innovative solutions. Discover how to use language to inspire joy and build strong classroom communities, with authentic teaching labs showcasing revolutionary strategies. Engage in interactive workshops, dynamic presentations, and collaborative sessions to challenge your practices and gain firsthand knowledge of the latest research. Connect with like-minded teachers to fuel your professional growth and reignite your passion for second language teaching. Together, we shape the future of language acquisition on a transformative journey. LinguaFest attendees are eligible for 2.4 Continuing Education Units with a minimum 90% completion rate. Certificates will be mailed to students after the event.

July 1-3, 2024, RTEC 209
Redmond Community Choir provides an opportunity for amateur singers to participate in a musically enriching choral singing experience. This non-auditioned ensemble will learn and perform a wide variety of musical styles and genres including classical, pop, sacred, jazz, and spiritual. The course will culminate with a concert performance at the end of the term. All experience levels are welcome. Bring $20 (cash or check) for a music rental fee to the first class session.

February 26, 2024 to May 13, 2024, RTEC 209
Unlock the door to language proficiency and cultural understanding with our three-day, 15-hour Spanish Intermediate Immersion course. Designed for learners who have a foundational understanding of Spanish, this interactive and engaging course leverages the power of Comprehensible Input (CI) to enhance language acquisition.The course will focus on the following topics: Egan Bernal and his hometown of Zipaquira Colombia; Pescaito, the song by Carlos Vives and the Barrio in Santa Marta Colombia; and La Tomatina festival in Buņol Spain. Students will read and listen to language about these topics that is 100% comprehensible during 90% of all instruction time. Time will also be spent on interesting activities that are personalized to the individuals in the class.

July 1-3, 2024, RTEC 138