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AP Italian Language and Culture Course Home Page

New Online Modules Available!

Developed by educators with expertise in AP world languages and cultures instructional design, this suite of interactive online modules is intended to provide you with strategies, resources, and activities for how to teach an effective and engaging AP world language and culture course, as well as how to build students’ communicative competencies in the courses leading up to the AP experience.

Welcome, AP teachers! Here you'll find resources for teaching AP Italian Language and Culture, including engaging instructional materials, sample exam questions and current course information.

Essential Course Resources

Key assets for understanding and teaching the revised course

AP Italian Language and Culture Course Planning and Pacing Guides

Written by AP teachers, these versatile guides demonstrate different ways to plan and pace the AP Italian Language and Culture curriculum across one academic year. Each author brings a unique perspective to approaching the course based on his or her teaching context (e.g., demographics, schedule, school type, setting) and presents a host of ideas for activities, resources, and assessments.

  • AP Italian Language and Culture Course Planning and Pacing Guide  (.pdf/1.3 MB)
    Lucrezia Lindia, Eastchester High School, Eastchester, NY — This course is taught at a suburban public high school where the teacher asks students to think critically and to become active participants in large-group and small-group discussions that often are based on authentic materials.
  • AP Italian Language and Culture Course Planning and Pacing Guide (.pdf/727KB)
    Lionel Chan, Syosset High School, Syosset, NY — This course is taught at a suburban public high school where the teacher differentiates instruction based on assessment results and corrects errors in a way that motivates students to become risk takers in their language learning.

Other Core Resources

AP Exam Information and Resources

The AP Italian Language and Culture Exam assesses proficiency in all three modes of communication (Interpretive, Interpersonal, and Presentational) and features multiple-choice and free-response questions, as described in the AP Italian Language and Culture Course and Exam Description, Effective 2011.

A full Practice Exam with Notes is available at the Course Audit web site. Sign in to your course audit account for access.

AP Course Audit Information

Classroom Resources

A diverse selection of supplemental materials, including lesson plans and teaching strategies

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