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World Languages Department

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 “The study of additional languages in the Middle Years Programme provides students with the opportunity to develop insights into the features, processes and craft of language and the concept of culture, and to realize that there are diverse ways of living, viewing and behaving in the world.” MYP, IB


Staff Members:

Content Specialist: Martine Burg

Chinese/Mandarin Teacher
Liz Kuo, all levels
French Teachers
Martine Burg
Francesca Parente
Spanish Teachers
Elizabeth Diederick
Aida Flores
Valentina Rizzo
Alyssa Schaefer
Spanish for Spanish Speakers Teachers
Elizabeth Diederick
Valentina Rizzo

Note - Staff e-mail addresses are available in the Staff Directory  

What languages do we offer? 

Chinese, levels 1 & 2
French, levels 1 & 2
Spanish, levels 1 & 2
Spanish for Spanish Speakers, levels 1 & 2


Summer Work Links

World Language Supplemental Activities for all Languages




Other Useful Links 

Link to MCPS Resources and Practice by Language (Vocabulary Lists and more!)
Practice Link for French verbs, and their conjugations!
Quizlet: For French 1, 2, 3 and SAT's


Online Practice Activities for Spanish and Spanish for Spanish Speakers:

Realidades 1 (for Spanish 1)

Realidades 2 (for Spanish 2)

El español para nosotros (for SSS 1A/B)