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AP Spanish Language and Culture Course Home Page

This page now features the important information and resources you need to implement the redesigned AP Spanish Language and Culture course, which went into effect in fall 2013. AP Spanish Language and Culture course revisions integrate the national standards — Communication, Cultures, Connections, Comparisons, Communities.

Essential Course Resources

Key assets for understanding and teaching the redesigned course

  • AP Spanish Language and Culture Course and Exam Description, Effective Fall 2013. Contains the curriculum framework and sample exam questions.
    Course Overview (.pdf/505KB) | Full Course Description (.pdf/2.11MB)

AP Spanish Language and Culture Course Planning and Pacing Guides

Written by AP teachers, these versatile guides demonstrate a variety of ways to plan and pace the AP Spanish 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.

Other Core Resources

AP Exam Information and Resources

Beginning in May 2014, the revised AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam assesses student proficiencies in the Interpersonal, Interpretive, and Presentational modes of communication, as described in the AP Spanish Language and Culture Course and Exam Description, Effective Fall 2013 (.pdf/2.11MB).

A full Practice Exam reflecting the new course is available for all AP Spanish Language and Culture teachers in a secure location. Sign in to your course audit account for access.

AP Course Audit Information

Syllabus Development Guide Sample Syllabi and more.

Classroom Resources

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Reviews of Teaching Resources

There are currently more than 250 reviews of Spanish Language and Culture resources, including web sites, software, and more, in the Teachers' Resources area. Each review describes the resource and suggests ways it might be used in the classroom. Additional resources for can be found on the AP Spanish Language and Culture Teacher Community.

Professional Development

Background on Course and Exam Revisions

Videos

An Overview of Course Revisions(.mp4)

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