World Languages Department Belmont Ridge Middle School
Sarah Starliper, SALT, Subject Area Lead Teacher
Welcome to the World Languages Department!
To provide second language instruction so that students may communicate with others who speak the language
To compare languages, grammars, and cultures
To connect the study of world languages to other disciplines
To integrate technology into the study of world languages
To increase enrollment in world language national competitive exams
SOL Support Programs:
The curricula of all world languages instruction at Belmont Ridge support the Virginia Standards of Learning, the National Standards, and the Loudoun County Program of Studies.
The world languages department offers varied instruction:
High school credit: Spanish 1 and 2, French 1 and 2, German 1 and 2, Latin 1 and 2 (open to seventh and eighth graders)
Tutoring: The department also offers supplementary instructional support during resource (individual) and before school tutoring (small group). Please consult with individual teachers regarding instructional support.
Exam Preparation: National Spanish Examination sessions are conducted before/after school before completion of the actual exam
World Languages Clubs (open to students enrolled in the target language): Please consult teacher/s of individual languages for information.