AP Chinese Language and Culture Exam Free-Response Question and Scoring Information Archive

Download free-response questions from past exams along with scoring guidelines, sample responses from exam takers, and scoring distributions.
 

2018: Free-Response Questions
Questions Scoring Samples and Commentary Score Distributions

Free-Response Questions
 

Audio Prompts:

Conversation | Transcript

Cultural Presentation | Transcript

 

Scoring Guidelines

Interpersonal Writing

Email Response

Presentational Writing

Story Narration

Interpersonal Speaking

Conversation

Presentational Speaking

Cultural Presentation

Speaking Samples

Scoring Distributions
2017: Free-Response Questions
Questions Scoring Samples and Commentary Score Distributions

Free-Response Questions
 

Audio Prompts:

Conversation | Transcript

Cultural Presentation | Transcript

Scoring Guidelines

Interpersonal Writing

Email Response

Presentational Writing

Story Narration

Interpersonal Speaking

Conversation

Presentational Speaking

Cultural Presentation

Speaking Samples

Scoring Distributions

2016: Free-Response Questions
Questions Scoring Samples and Commentary Score Distributions

Free-Response Questions
 

Audio Prompts:

Conversation | Transcript

Cultural Presentation | Transcript

Scoring Guidelines

Interpersonal Writing

Email Response

Presentational Writing

Story Narration

Interpersonal Speaking

Conversation

Presentational Speaking

Cultural Presentation

Speaking Samples

Score Distributions

2015: Free-Response Questions
Questions Scoring Samples and Commentary Score Distributions

Free-Response Questions
 

Audio Prompts:

Conversation | Transcript

Cultural Presentation | Transcript

Scoring Guidelines

Interpersonal Writing

Email Response

Presentational Writing

Story Narration

Interpersonal Speaking

Conversation

Presentational Speaking

Cultural Presentation

Speaking Samples

Score Distributions

2014: Free-Response Questions
Questions Scoring Samples and Commentary Score Distributions

Free-Response Questions
 

Audio Prompts:

Conversation | Transcript

Cultural Presentation | Transcript

Scoring Guidelines

Interpersonal Writing

Email Response

Presentational Writing

Story Narration

Interpersonal Speaking

Conversation

Presentational Speaking

Cultural Presentation

Speaking Samples

Score Distributions

2013: Free-Response Questions
Questions Scoring Samples and Commentary Score Distributions

Free-Response Questions
 

Audio Prompts:

Conversation | Transcript

Cultural Presentation | Transcript

Scoring Guidelines

Interpersonal Writing

Email Response

Presentational Writing

Story Narration

Interpersonal Speaking

Conversation

Presentational Speaking

Cultural Presentation

Speaking Samples

Score Distributions

2012: Free-Response Questions
Questions Scoring Samples and Commentary Score Distributions

Free Response Questions
 

Audio Prompts:

Conversation Transcript

Cultural Presentation Transcript

Scoring Guidelines

Interpersonal Writing

Email Response

Presentational Writing

Story Narration

Interpersonal Speaking

Conversation

Presentational Speaking

Cultural Presentation

Speaking Samples

Score Distributions

2011: Free-Response Questions
Questions Scoring Samples and Commentary Score Distributions

Free-Response Questions
 

Audio Prompts:

Conversation | Transcript

Cultural Presentation | Transcript

Scoring Guidelines

Interpersonal Writing

Email Response

Presentational Writing

Story Narration

Interpersonal Speaking

Conversation

Presentational Speaking

Cultural Presentation

Speaking Samples

Score Distributions

2010: Free-Response Questions
Questions Scoring Samples and Commentary Score Distributions

Free-Response Questions
 

Audio Prompts:

Conversation | Transcript

Cultural Presentation | Transcript

Scoring Guidelines

Interpersonal Writing

Email Response

Presentational Writing

Story Narration

Interpersonal Speaking

Conversation

Presentational Speaking

Cultural Presentation

Speaking Samples

Score Distributions

2009: Free-Response Questions
Questions Scoring Samples and Commentary Score Distributions

Free-Response Questions
 

Audio Prompts:

Conversation | Transcript

Cultural Presentation | Transcript

Scoring Guidelines

Interpersonal Writing

Email Response

Presentational Writing

Story Narration

Interpersonal Speaking

Conversation

Presentational Speaking

Cultural Presentation

Speaking Samples

Grade Distributions

2008: Free-Response Questions
Questions Scoring Samples and Commentary Score Distributions

Free-Response Questions
 

Audio Prompts:

Relay Telephone Message | Transcript

Conversation | Transcript

Cultural Presentation | Transcript

Event Plan | Transcript

Scoring Guidelines

Interpersonal Writing

Email Response

Relay Telephone Message

Presentational Writing

Personal Letter

Story Narration

Interpersonal Speaking

Conversation

Presentational Speaking

Cultural Presentation

Event Plan

Speaking Samples

Grade Distributions

2007: Free-Response Questions
Questions Scoring Samples and Commentary Score Distributions

Free-Response Questions
 

Audio Prompts:

Relay Telephone Message | Transcript

Conversation | Transcript

Cultural Presentation | Transcript

Event Plan | Transcript

Scoring Guidelines

Interpersonal Writing

Email Response

Relay Telephone Message

Presentational Writing

Personal Letter

Story Narration

Interpersonal Speaking

Conversation

Presentational Speaking

Cultural Presentation

Event Plan

Speaking Samples

Grade Distributions

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