AP Mandarin Chinese

This AP Chinese course will prepare students to demonstrate their level of Chinese proficiency across communicative modes (Interpersonal, Interpretive, and Presentational) and five goal areas (Communication, Cultures, Connections, Comparisons, and Communities.) Its aim is to provide students with ongoing and varied opportunities to further develop their proficiencies across the full range of language skills and culture. It will prepare students’ awareness and appreciation of the elements of the culture of Chinese-speaking people. Students will learn about various aspects of contemporary Chinese society, including geography and population, ethnic and regional diversity, travel and transportation, climate and weather, holidays and food, sports and games, and current affairs.