AP French Language and Culture
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Important: Because of school closures due to COVID-19, we’re offering at-home testing for the 2020 AP French Language and Culture Exam as well as free resources to help you prepare. For more details, visit the 2020 AP Coronavirus Updates AP French Language and Culture exam page. Note that any related adjustments to 2020 AP Exams, such as length or content covered, may not be reflected on all AP Students pages.
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
35 questions 55mins 27% of Score
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:
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2019 AP French Language and Culture Free-Response Questions and Scoring Guidelines
Review the released free-response questions and the scoring guidelines. Includes audio files and transcripts.
2019 AP French Free-Response Questions
2019 AP French Language and Culture Scoring Guidelines
Task 2: Persuasive Essay Audio File
Task 2: Persuasive Essay Transcript
Directions: Part B Audio File
Directions: Part B Transcript
Task 3: Conversation Audio File
Task 3: Conversation Transcript
Task 4: Cultural Comparison Audio File
Task 4: Cultural Comparison Transcript
Directions: End of Part B Audio File
Directions: End of Part B Transcript
AP French Language and Culture Exam Free-Response Question and Scoring Information Archive
Review free-response questions, sample student responses, and scoring guidelines from 2018 and earlier.