What makes this course interesting?

  • Learn about contemporary Chinese society and culture, by examining Chinese products, practices and perspectives; including ethnic and regional diversity, values, travel and transportation, holidays and food, and current affairs
  • Explore significant events, people, and themes of Chinese history
  • Learn to communicate more effectively in real life situations using authentic materials such as newspaper and magazine articles, websites, films, music, and Chinese literature

Develop your Chinese language proficiency through the exploration of a variety of interdisciplinary themes that tie closely to Chinese culture.

In this course, you will use authentic Chinese materials and sources to develop your language skills in multiple modes of communication, including two-way interactions in both writing and speaking; interpretation of audio, audiovisual, and print materials; and oral and written presentation of information and ideas.

AP Chinese Language and Culture Course Overview (PDF)

AP Chinese Language and Culture Course Description (PDF)

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