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World Languages Department

ForLang 2019-20

 “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 Teachers
Bing Li

French Teachers
Martine Burg
Elizabeth Gwathmey-Collins
Francesca Parente-Klansek
Spanish Teachers
Stefanie Angles
Elizabeth Diederich
Anna Lapera
Alyssa Schaefer
Tara Washington


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


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)