Level: Intermediate mid/high
In this course, you will use authentic Chinese materials and sources to develop your language skills in multiple modes of communication, including two-way interactions in both writing and speaking; interpretation of audio, audiovisual, and print materials; and oral and written presentation of information and ideas. The AP Chinese Language and Culture course is designed to be comparable to fourth semester(or equivalent) college/university courses in Mandarin Chinese. These college courses, which deepen students’ immersion into the language and culture of the Chinese -speaking word, typically represent the point at which students’ complete approximately 250 hours of college-level classroom instruction. Coursework provides students with opportunities to perform Intermediate to Advanced level tasks, and students are expected to achieve proficiencies throughout, and sometimes beyond, the intermediate-range, as describe in the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Proficiency Guidelines.