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