AP Chinese Language and Culture Exam Past Exam Questions

Free-Response Questions

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2021: Free-Response Questions

2021: Free-Response Questions

Questions

Scoring

Samples and Commentary

Score Distributions

Free-Response Questions

Speaking Audio Prompts

Scoring Guidelines

Chief Reader Report

Scoring Statistics

Presentational Writing

Story Narration

Interpersonal Writing

Email Response

Interpersonal Speaking

Conversation

Presentational Speaking

Cultural Presentation

Speaking Samples

Scoring Distribution

2020: Free-Response Questions

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

2019: Free-Response Questions

2019: Free-Response Questions

Questions

Scoring

Samples and Commentary

Score Distributions

Free-Response Questions

Speaking Audio Prompts

Scoring Guidelines

Chief Reader Report

Scoring Statistics

Interpersonal Writing

Email Response

Presentational Writing

Story Narration

Interpersonal Speaking

Conversation

Presentational Speaking

Cultural Presentation

Speaking Samples

Scoring Distribution

2018: Free-Response Questions

2018: Free-Response Questions

Questions

Scoring

Samples and Commentary

Score Distributions

Free-Response Questions

Speaking Audio Prompts

Scoring Guidelines

Chief Reader Report

Scoring Statistics

Interpersonal Writing

Email Response

Presentational Writing

Story Narration

Interpersonal Speaking

Conversation

Presentational Speaking

Cultural Presentation

Speaking Samples

Scoring Distributions

2017: Free-Response Questions

2017: Free-Response Questions

Questions

Scoring

Samples and Commentary

Score Distributions

Free-Response Questions

Speaking Audio Prompts

Scoring Guidelines

Chief Reader Report

Scoring Statistics

Interpersonal Writing

Email Response

Presentational Writing

Story Narration

Interpersonal Speaking

Conversation

Presentational Speaking

Cultural Presentation

Speaking Samples

Additional Audio Samples

Interpersonal and Presentational Speaking Samples from the 2017 Workshop

Scoring Distributions

2016: Free-Response Questions

2016: Free-Response Questions

Questions

Scoring

Samples and Commentary

Score Distributions

Free-Response Questions

Speaking Audio Prompts

Scoring Guidelines

Student Performance Q&A

Scoring Statistics

Interpersonal Writing

Email Response

Presentational Writing

Story Narration

Interpersonal Speaking

Conversation

Presentational Speaking

Cultural Presentation

Speaking Samples

Score Distributions

2015: Free-Response Questions

2015: Free-Response Questions

Questions

Scoring

Samples and Commentary

Score Distributions

Free-Response Questions

Speaking Audio Prompts

Scoring Guidelines

Scoring Statistics

Student Performance Q&A

Interpersonal Writing

Email Response

Presentational Writing

Story Narration

Interpersonal Speaking

Conversation

Presentational Speaking

Cultural Presentation

Speaking Samples

Score Distributions

2014: Free-Response Questions

2014: Free-Response Questions

Questions

Scoring

Samples and Commentary

Score Distributions

Free-Response Questions

Speaking Audio Prompts

Scoring Guidelines

Student Performance Q&A

Scoring Statistics

Interpersonal Writing

Email Response

Presentational Writing

Story Narration

Interpersonal Speaking

Conversation

Presentational Speaking

Cultural Presentation

Speaking Samples

Score Distributions

2013: Free-Response Questions

2013: Free-Response Questions

Questions

Scoring

Samples and Commentary

Score Distributions

Free-Response Questions

Speaking Audio Prompts

Scoring Guidelines

Student Performance Q&A

Scoring Statistics

Interpersonal Writing

Email Response

Presentational Writing

Story Narration

Interpersonal Speaking

Conversation

Presentational Speaking

Cultural Presentation

Speaking Samples

Score Distributions

2012: Free-Response Questions

2012: Free-Response Questions

Questions

Scoring

Samples and Commentary

Score Distributions

Free-Response Questions

Speaking Audio Prompts

Scoring Guidelines

Student Performance Q&A

Scoring Statistics

Interpersonal Writing

Email Response

Presentational Writing

Story Narration

Interpersonal Speaking

Conversation

Presentational Speaking

Cultural Presentation

Speaking Samples

Score Distributions

2011: Free-Response Questions

2011: Free-Response Questions

Questions

Scoring

Samples and Commentary

Score Distributions

Free-Response Questions

Speaking Audio Prompts

Scoring Guidelines

Student Performance Q&A

Scoring Statistics

Interpersonal Writing

Email Response

Presentational Writing

Story Narration

Interpersonal Speaking

Conversation

Presentational Speaking

Cultural Presentation

Speaking Samples

Score Distributions

2010: Free-Response Questions

2010: Free-Response Questions

Questions

Scoring

Samples and Commentary

Score Distributions

Free-Response Questions

Speaking Audio Prompts

Scoring Guidelines

Student Performance Q&A

Scoring Statistics

Interpersonal Writing

Email Response

Presentational Writing

Story Narration

Interpersonal Speaking

Conversation

Presentational Speaking

Cultural Presentation

Speaking Samples

Score Distributions

2009: Free-Response Questions

2009: Free-Response Questions

Questions

Scoring

Samples and Commentary

Grade Distributions

Free-Response Questions

Speaking Audio Prompts

Scoring Guidelines

Student Performance Q&A

Scoring Statistics

Interpersonal Writing

Email Response

Presentational Writing

Story Narration

Interpersonal Speaking

Conversation

Presentational Speaking

Cultural Presentation

Speaking Samples

Grade Distributions

2008: Free-Response Questions

2008: Free-Response Questions

Questions

Scoring

Samples and Commentary

Grade Distributions

Free-Response Questions

Speaking Audio Prompts

Scoring Guidelines

Student Performance Q&A

Scoring Statistics

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

2007: Free-Response Questions

Questions

Scoring

Samples and Commentary

Grade Distributions

Free-Response Questions

Speaking Audio Prompts

Scoring Guidelines

Student Performance Q&A

Scoring Statistics

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