AP Chinese Language and Culture Exam Past Exam Questions

Free-Response Questions

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

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2020: Free-Response Questions

The 2020 free-response questions are available in the AP Classroom question bank.

2007: Free-Response Questions

2007: Free-Response Questions

Questions

Scoring

Samples and Commentary

Audio Samples

Free-Response Questions

Audio Prompts

Relay Telephone Message | Transcript

Conversation | Transcript

Cultural Presentation | Transcript

Event Plan | Transcript

Scoring Guidelines

Student Performance Q&A

Scoring Statistics

Grade Distributions

Interpersonal Writing

Email Response

Relay Telephone Message

Presentational Writing

Personal Letter

Story Narration

Interpersonal Speaking

Conversation

Presentational Speaking

Cultural Presentation

Event Plan

Interpersonal Speaking Samples

Conversation 1 Sample A (Score of 6)

Conversation 1 Sample B (Score of 4)

Conversation 1 Sample C (Score of 1)

Conversation 2 Sample A (Score of 6)

Conversation 2 Sample B (Score of 4)

Conversation 2 Sample C (Score of 2)

Conversation 3 Sample A (Score of 6)

Conversation 3 Sample B (Score of 4)

Conversation 3 Sample C (Score of 1)

Conversation 4 Sample A (Score of 6)

Conversation 4 Sample B (Score of 4)

Conversation 4 Sample C (Score of 2)

Conversation 5 Sample A (Score of 6)

Conversation 5 Sample B (Score of 4)

Conversation 5 Sample C (Score of 1)

Conversation 6 Sample A (Score of 6)

Conversation 6 Sample B (Score of 4)

Conversation 6 Sample C (Score of 1)

Presentational Speaking Samples

Cultural Presentation Sample A (Score of 6)

Cultural Presentation Sample B (Score of 3)

Cultural Presentation Sample C (Score of 2)

Event Plan Sample A (Score of 5)

Event Plan Sample B (Score of 4)

Event Plan Sample C (Score of 1)