AP Chinese and AP Japanese Language and Culture

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, will also be available in March. The guide provides all information needed to prepare for and administer these exams, including the Exam Instructions (proctor script).

Ordering

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 and Fees.

System Requirements

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™. Headsets are also required for each student testing.

More information about preparing for and administering these exams will be in the AP Chinese and AP Japanese Exams: Setup and Administration Guide.

Accommodations

Extended time, breaks, screen magnification, large-print exams, 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 2023

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.
  • A link to the AP Chinese and AP Japanese Exams: Setup and Administration Guide.
  • Passwords and codes you and proctors will need to launch and administer exams on exam day.