Curricular Requirements The curricular requirements are the core elements of the course. A syllabus must provide explicit evidence of each requirement based on the required evidence statement(s). The Unit Guides and the “Instructional Approaches” section of the AP ® Chinese Language and Culture Course and Exam Description (CED) may be useful in providing evidence for satisfying these curricular requirements.
Unit 1 Families in Different Societies
Unit 2 The Influence of Language and Culture on Identity
Unit 3 Influence of Beauty and Art
Unit 4 How Science and Technology Affect Our Lives
Unit 5 Factors That Impact the Quality of Life
Unit 6 Environmental, Political, and Societal Challenges
This course prepares students to demonstrate their level of Chinese proficiency across the three communicative modes; Interpretive, Interpersonal, and Presentational at the intermediate-mid range as described in the ACTFL Performance Descriptors for Language Learners. Students will develop skills in the following eight categories: Comprehending Text, Making Connections, Interpreting Text, Making Meanings from Words and Expressions, Speaking to Others, Writing to Others, Presenting Orally, and Presenting in Writing. Each unit will incorporate activities that allow the students to demonstrate the above skills. As shown in the course planner below, there are various activities developed to address the course skills throughout the six units.