It is the AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam an exam for college students that is administered each year in May following the successful completion in an Advanced Placement Spanish Language course in the high school you attended. If you score well enough you can earn college credits!
Go through the AP Spanish Guide for the most important information you require about the test:
What’s on the AP Spanish Language & Culture Exam?
It is the College Board requires your AP instructor to cover specific aspects of this AP Spanish Language & Culture Course. After you have completed your study, ensure that you have a good understanding of the following subjects:
- Families in Different Societies
- The Influence of Language and Culture on Identity
- Influences of Beauty and Art
- How Science and Technology Affect Our Lives
- Factors That Impact the Quality of Life
- Environmental, Political, and Societal Challenges
Sections & Question Types
It is the AP Spanish Language & Culture Exam is just a little over three hours to complete. It comprises two parts that include a multiple-choice section as well as an open-response section. There are two sections of the multiple-choice section and four questions for the free-response portion.
|Section||Timing||Number of Questions||% of Exam Score|
|Section 1Part A: Multiple-choice questionsPrint texts for Interpretive CommunicationPart B: Multiple-choice questionsInterpretive Communication:Texts from audio and print and audio text||Part A Part A: 40 minutesPart B Part B: 55 minutes||Part A: 30 multiple-choice questionsPart B: 35 multiple-choice questions||Part A: 23%Part B: 27%|
|Section 2Question 1: Email ReplyQuestion 2: Argumentative Essay|
Question 3: ConversationQuestion 4: Cultural Comparison
|88 minutes1. Question: 15 minsQuestion 2 Time: 55 minutesQuestions 3 and 4 Questions 3 & 4: 18 minutes||4||50% (12.5% per question)|
Part A Multiple-Choice Questions
The initial part of the multiple-choice section includes set of questions based upon one or more print-based text sources.
Part B Multiple-Choice Questions
The second portion of the multiple-choice portion contains questions made using audio text sources as well as an amalgamation of printed and audio sources.
- In the first question, Email Reply Students are required to write an email response that is formal in Spanish. The email must contain an opening greeting, a closing, and reply to any questions or requests contained in the email they receive. They also need to request information about an item mentioned in the email that is received.
- In the second question, titled the Argumentative Essay. Students have to write an essay for part of an Spanish essay contest. The topic is based upon three sources, which is a mix of printed and audio sources. Students must construct an argument, justify their point of view, and integrate information from the three sources in their writing.
- In the third question, Conversation, students must engage in a virtual conversation in which they take five turns to participate in the conversation. They are given 20 seconds to reply in each turn.
- In the fourth question, Cultural Comparison, students must examine the characteristics of a Spanish-speaking community to their own or another community. They need to show an appreciation of culture aspects of this community through an well-organized and concise presentation employing a variety of appropriate languages.