Foreign Language Department
Flo Primeggia, SALT, subject area lead teacher
Mid-terms and finals:
- In the high school courses the mid-term and the final examinations are each weighted 20% of the semester grade, and include proficiency assessments in listening, speaking, reading, writing and culture.
· Quarterly in lab speaking prompts using Audacity software promoted interpersonal communication in all modern languages.
Various projects in the presentational mode of the national standards were completed by high school level students. Each quarterly project entailed making visuals, editing, and class presentations.
- "Asi Soy Yo/Me voilà/Ich heiBe…
- "Los Pasatiempos"
- "Mi Familia/Ma famille/Meine Familie
- “Un voyage à Paris”
“Wir Besuchen München”
National Foreign Language Examinations:
Students may choose to participate in the annual foreign language competitions offered in the spring to place at the state and national levels. Enrollment is in the fall.
SOL Support Programs:
The curricula of all foreign language instruction at Belmont Ridge support the Virginia Standards of Learning, the National Standards, and the Loudoun County Program of Studies.
The foreign language department offers varied instruction:
World Languages Clubs (open to students enrolled in the target language):
The department has several clubs: French Club meets the second Monday of each month after school from 3:30-4:30. Latin and German clubs to be announced.