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What is AP Chinese

AP class focuses on preparation for Chinese AP (the Advanced Placement Program), and emphasis on training students to succeed in taking Chinese AP test.


What will be taught and assessed in AP Chinese?

The AP Chinese Exam will assess the reading, writing, and speaking of Mandarin; the study of Chinese culture will be an integral part of the course.


What level of Chinese language ability and what aspects of Chinese culture will be taught in the AP Chinese course and assessed in the AP Chinese Exam?

The AP Chinese course and exam will incorporate Chinese cultural information within the teaching of reading, writing, and speaking the language.


What are AP Chinese test percentage?

Listening - 25%,Reading - 25%,Writing - 25%,Speaking - 25%


How long AP Chinese test would last?

About 3 hours


How to take AP Chinese?

Internet-Based Test


AP Chinese course method?

Interpersonal)、Interpretive and Presentational


AP Chinese Course Goals and Standard?

- Communication:Communicate in Chinese

1. Interpersonal Communication:

Students engage in conversations,provide and obtain information,express feelings and emotions,and exchange Opinions.

2.Interpretive Communication:

Students understand and interpret written (in characters and/or phonetic transcription)and Spoken language on a variety of topics.

3.Presentational Communication:

Students present information,concepts,and ideas to an audience of listeners or readers on a variety of topics.

- Cultures: Gain knowledge and understanding of the Chinese Culture

1. Practices of Culture:

Students demonstrate an understanding of social patterns and the practice of conventions,and interact appropriately in Chinese Culture Setting.

2.Products of Culture:

Students demonstrate knowledge and understanding of significant of components of the Chinese culture,such as traditions,art,history,literature,music.

- Connection:Connect with other disciplines and acquire information

1. Making Connection:

Students reinforce and further their knowledge of other disciplines thru the study of Chinese.

2. Acquiring New Information:

Students acquire information and recognize the distinctive viewpoints that are only available through the Chinese language and culture.

- Comparisons:Develop insight into the nature of language culture

1. Language Comparisons:

Students demonstrate understanding of the nature of language through comparisons of the Chinese language and their own.

2. Culture Comparison:

Students demonstrate understanding of the concept of culture through comparisons of the Chinese culture and their own.

- Communities

1. Language Beyond School

Students use the Chinese language both within and beyond the school setting.

2. Life-long Learning

Students show evidence of becoming life-long learners by using the knowledge of the Chinese language and culture for personal enjoyment and enrichment.