• AP Italian Language & Culture Exam Format

    Section I Multiple Choice 70    questions 50%
    Approx. Time:  80 min.

    Part A: Listening Audio Texts
    Short Dialogues and Narratives (announcements, instructions, ads, newspaper reports)     
    Long Dialogues and Narratives      30-34 questions 25%     Approx 25 min.

    Part B: Reading Reading Comprehension  36-40 questions 25%     approx 55min.
    Variety of materials (journalistic & literary texts, announcemnts, ads, tables & charts)

    Section II Free Response 50%      
    Approx. Time:  85 min.

    Part A: Writing

    Interpersonal Writing  (E-mail)      1 prompt (12.5%)   60+ words     15 minutes

    Presentational Writing  Persuasive Essay:  (Integrated Skills)  Three sources: 1audio + 2 written prompts  12.5%   Aprox. 55 min.


    Part B: Speaking
    Interpersonal Speaking —Simulated Conversation    5 responses   (12.5% )  20 seconds each
    20 min.

    Presentational Speaking —Cultural Comparison (Integrated Skills) 1 audio + 1 written prompt (12.5%)
    4 minutes to plan; 2 minutes to speak.