AP French 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.

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

Free-Response Questions
 

Audio Prompts:

Task 2: Persuasive Essay | Transcript

Directions: Part B | Transcript

Task 3: Conversation | Transcript

Task 4: Cultural Comparison | Transcript

Directions: End of Part B | Transcript

Scoring Guidelines

Samples Responses Q1

Samples Responses Q2

Samples Responses Q3

Samples Responses Q4

Speaking Samples

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

Free-Response Questions
 

Audio Prompts:

Task 2: Persuasive Essay | Transcript

Directions: Part B | Transcript

Task 3: Conversation | Transcript

Task 4: Cultural Comparison | Transcript

Directions: End of Part B | Transcript

Scoring Guidelines

Samples Responses Q1

Samples Responses Q2

Samples Responses Q3

Samples Responses Q4

Speaking Samples

Scoring Distributions

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

Free-Response Questions
 

Audio Prompts:

Task 2: Persuasive Essay | Transcript

Directions: Part B | Transcript

Task 3: Conversation | Transcript

Task 4: Cultural Comparison | Transcript

Directions: End of Part B | Transcript

Scoring Guidelines

Samples Responses Q1

Samples Responses Q2

Samples Responses Q3

Samples Responses Q4

Speaking Samples

Score Distributions

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

Free-Response Questions
 

Audio Prompts:

Task 2: Persuasive Essay | Transcript

Directions: Part B | Transcript

Task 3: Conversation | Transcript

Task 4: Cultural Comparison | Transcript

Directions: End of Part B | Transcript

Scoring Guidelines

Samples Responses Q1

Samples Responses Q2

Samples Responses Q3

Samples Responses Q4

Speaking Samples

Score Distributions

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

Free-Response Questions
 

Audio Prompts:

Task 2: Persuasive Essay | Transcript

Directions: Part B | Transcript

Task 3: Conversation | Transcript

Task 4: Cultural Comparison | Transcript

Directions: End of Part B | Transcript

Scoring Guidelines

Samples Responses Q1

Samples Responses Q2

Samples Responses Q3

Samples Responses Q4

Speaking Samples

Score Distributions

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

Free-Response Questions
 

Audio Prompts:

Task 2: Persuasive Essay | Transcript

Directions: Part B | Transcript

Task 3: Conversation | Transcript

Task 4: Cultural Comparison | Transcript

Directions: End of Part B | Transcript

Scoring Guidelines

Samples Responses Q1

Samples Responses Q2

Samples Responses Q3

Samples Responses Q4

Speaking Samples

Score Distributions

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

Free Response Questions
 

Audio Prompts:

Task 2: Persuasive Essay Transcript

Directions: Part B Transcript

Task 3: Conversation Transcript

Task 4: Cultural Comparison | Transcript

Directions: End of Part B Transcript

 

Scoring Guidelines

Samples Responses Q1

Samples Responses Q2

Samples Responses Q3

Samples Responses Q4

Speaking Samples

Score Distributions

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