AP French Language and Culture
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The AP French Language and Culture Exam will test your ability to apply communication and language skills developed in the course and ask you to demonstrate your understanding of French-speaking cultures.
30 questions 40mins 23% of Score
This section presents 4 sets of authentic print sources (announcements/advertisements, literary texts, articles and charts, letters) with questions. The questions will ask you to:
35 questions 55mins 27% of Score
This section includes a variety of authentic audio sources, including conversations, audio reports, interviews, instructions, and presentations. It is divided into 2 subsections:
You will respond to questions about main ideas and supporting details. Some questions will require you to show understanding of cultural or interdisciplinary information.
You will have time to read a preview of each selection and skim the questions before listening to the audio. All audio texts will be played twice.
You are encouraged to take notes during this part of the exam and are given writing space for that purpose. Your notes will not be graded.
2 questions 1hr 10mins 25% of Score
There are two writing tasks in this section:
2 questions 18mins 25% of Score
There are two speaking tasks in this section: