AP Chinese Language and Culture

AP Chinese Language and Culture

Yan Shen

Language: English

Pages: 576


Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

This brand-new manual prepares students for a subject that has just been added to the Advanced Placement program. Separate sections review all parts of the new exam: Listening, Reading, Grammar, Speaking, and Culture. Each section also includes exercises, and the listening and reading sections include practice questions with answer keys and answer explanations. The book reflects the AP exam's standards, presenting questions in both traditional and simplified Chinese characters. Two full-length practice exams are presented with answer keys.

















attention to the leading sentence of the introductory paragraph, which usually states the topic of the essay and often outlines the rest of the work. Sometimes, the leading sentence of the conclusion paragraph also summarizes the key points of an essay. Grasping the topic is an important part of understanding the essay as a whole. Besides the topic, students should try to predict the author’s purpose. An accurate prediction shows that the student has correctly aligned his or her thoughts with

Chinese food. (B) He shares his opinion that Chinese food is more delicious than Japanese food without addressing her inquiry. 14. (D) He directly responds to her question about whether he went to the soccer game yesterday by telling her that his son was sick, so he had to take him to the hospital. Why not: (A), (B) He talks about how well he plays soccer and that he likes soccer very much without addressing her question. (C) His comment on some soccer players does not answer her question. 15.

Then she comments, “You are always so confident.” Why not: (A), (C), (D) All use the literal meaning of the phrase. 92. (C) The man’s statement is a rhetorical question, so what he actually means is that it wasn’t supposed to rain. The woman then says, “How can you trust the weather forecast?” Then the man asks, “Why don’t you trust the weather forecast?” Why not: (A), (D) These responses misinterpret the rhetorical question. (B) This is incorrect because the man actually heard the weather

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visiting China or Taiwan. This allows students to broaden their horizons with new views and to expand their knowledge of Chinese culture. 7-9400_YAS_Chpt01.indd 13 6/26/2009 4:50:00 PM 14 AP Chinese Language and Culture Vocabulary Vocabulary is an extremely important aspect of the Chinese language. It is crucial for students to equip themselves with a wide-ranging vocabulary. Usually, new words are the key factors that prevent students from fast reading and precise listening comprehension.

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