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Advanced Placement Chinese Language and Culture


									Advanced Placement Chinese Language and Culture
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Advanced Placement Chinese Language and Culture (commonly known as AP
                                                                                               This article is part of the
Chinese Language and Culture or AP Chinese) is a course offered by the College
                                                                                             Advanced Placement series.
Board as a part of the Advanced Placement Program in the United States.[1] It
                                                                                          General exam structure     •   Awards
requires proficiencies throughout the Intermediate range as described in the
                                                                                                    Current Subjects:
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Proficiency
Guidelines. The course interweaves language and culture learning and is conducted           Art History
mostly in Chinese. The first AP Chinese test was administered on May 9,                     Biology
2007. [citation needed] Many native Chinese speakers take the exam, leading to an           Calculus (AB & BC)
overwhelming majority obtaining the maximum score.                                          Chemistry
                                                                                            Chinese Language and Culture
      Contents                                                                              Comparative Government & Politics
 1 Grade distribution                                                                       Computer Science A
 2 See also                                                                                 English Language & Composition
 3 References                                                                               English Literature & Composition
 4 External links                                                                           Environmental Science
                                                                                            European History
                                                                                            French Language
Grade distribution
                                                                                            German Language
The grade distributions for 2010[2] and 2011[3] [4] were:                                   Human Geography
                                                                                            Italian Language and Culture
       Score            2010   2011     2012                                                Japanese Language and Culture
5                       76.7% 72.3% 71.8%                                                   Latin: Vergil

4                       13.2% 13.9% 12.7%                                                   Macroeconomics
3                       6.6% 9.2% 10.7%
                                                                                            Music Theory
2                       1.5% 2.1% 2.3%                                                      Physics B
1                       2.0% 2.5% 2.5%                                                      Physics C: Mechanics
                                                                                            Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
Mean                    4.61   4.51
Number of Students 6,388 7,970
                                                                                            Russian Language and Culture
                                                                                            Spanish Language
See also                                                                                    Spanish Literature
    Western study of the Chinese language                                                   Studio Art (2-D, 3-D, & Drawing)
                                                                                            U.S. History
                                                                                            U.S. Government & Politics
    1. ^ Advanced Placement Course                Distribution                              World History
       Offerings                               4. ^ Packer, Trevor. "2012 AP Exam                     Former Subjects:
    2. ^ AP Chinese 2010 Score                    Score Distributions" . Total
       Distribution                               Registration. Retrieved 10 July 2012.     Computer Science AB
    3. ^ AP Chinese 2011 Score                                                              French Literature
                                                                                            Latin Literature
External links
    AP Chinese Language and Culture at
    Teacher Resources for AP Chinese Course at
via Advanced Placement Chinese Language and Culture

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