- AP Chinese and AP Japanese Exams: Setup and Administration Guide
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Installation Videos
- AP Chinese and AP Japanese Coordinated Podcast
AP Chinese Language and Culture and AP Japanese Language and Culture Exams are administered in school on computers. AP coordinators will be emailed in late March with details about installing the exam application on testing computers before exam day.
The AP Chinese and AP Japanese Exams: Setup and Administration Guide provides all information needed to prepare for and administer these exams, including the Exam Instructions (proctor script).
AP Chinese and AP Japanese Exams are ordered through AP Registration and Ordering in the same way as all other exam subjects. For more information about ordering AP Exams, go to Ordering Exam Materials.
These exams can be administered on Windows PCs, Chromebooks, and Mac computers that have Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Safari. Internet connectivity is required throughout the setup process and exam administration.
Testing computers must be school owned and controlled. Chromebooks must be under management control of Google Workspace for Education™ (formerly G Suite). Headsets are also required for each student testing.
Extended time, breaks, screen magnification, adjustable screen color, repetition of aural stimuli, audio transcript, and screen reader are supported through the AP Chinese and Japanese exam application for students who are approved for these accommodations by College Board. If a student with any other approved accommodation is planning to take the AP Chinese or AP Japanese Language and Culture Exam, contact the College Board SSD office.
In March 2022
We'll email AP coordinators with all details needed to install, practice with, and administer the exams, including:
- The link to install the exam application on testing computers.
- Passwords and codes you and proctors will need to launch and administer exams on exam day.
AP Chinese and AP Japanese Exams: Setup and Administration Guide
This guide provides all information needed to prepare for and administer these exams, including the Exam Instructions (proctor script). As of April 25, there's one updated detail on page 59 about how students can switch to English characters on the Japanese exam.
AP Coordinator's Manual, Part 1, 2021-22
This manual provides detailed information about everything AP coordinators need to do from the start of the school year through the November 15 exam ordering deadline.
AP Coordinator’s Manual, Part 2, 2021-22
This manual provides detailed information about the AP Exam administration and returning and paying for exams.