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24414 AP Chinese Language & Culture

AP Chinese refines and further develops students’ proficiency in Chinese oral and formal written communication. In this course students build upon the knowledge and skills gained in Chinese IV. Students must have a strong knowledge of grammar and vocabulary as well as good listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Instruction and written and verbal communication will be conducted almost exclusively in Chinese.

This course aligns with the College Board’s learning goals for AP Chinese Language and Culture.

Prerequisites

  • Chinese I, Chinese II, Chinese III, and Chinese IV (required)
  • Native speakers of Chinese and advanced students who have completed Chinese III may be assessed for placement.

Course Texts and Materials

Required

  • Integrated Chinese, Level 2 Part 1, 3rd edition (Simplified & Traditional)
    Publisher: Cheng & Tsui
    ISBN-13: 9780887276798
  • Integrated Chinese, Level 2 Part 2, 3rd edition (Simplified & Traditional)
    Publisher: Cheng & Tsui
    ISBN-13: 9780887276880

Terms Offered

Offered in two half-credit semesters:

  • 24414 AP Chinese Language & Culture Sem 1 (0.5 cr)
    • Full Year, Semester 1 (fall, 18 weeks)
    • Fall Block, Semester 1 (early fall, 9 weeks)
    • Spring Block, Semester 1 (early spring, 9 weeks)
  • 24414 AP Chinese Language & Culture Sem 2 (0.5 cr)
    • Full Year, Semester 2 (spring, 18 weeks)
    • Fall Block, Semester 2 (late fall, 9 weeks)
    • Spring Block, Semester 2 (late spring, 9 weeks)
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