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Strive for a 5: AP* Chinese Practice Tests

Strive for a 5: AP* Chinese Practice Tests

AP Chinese Practice Tests
by Weiman Xu, Han Qu, Sara Gu, So Mui Chang, Lisha Kang
ISBN:
9780887277641
Description

Practice makes perfect, and with Strive for a 5: AP* Chinese Practice Tests, you can familiarize yourself with the AP test and sharpen your skills through practice. With its valuable suggestions and tips for test taking, this book of practice tests offers powerhouse drills that get you ready for the day of the exam! In Strive for a 5, eight full-length practice tests simulate the AP Chinese Language and Culture exam. Tests are organized by theme— Customs, Daily Life, Economics, Education, Entertainment, Family, Geography and Mixed Theme—so teachers may use any unit from this workbook to supplement the cultural theme that they are teaching. This book contains everything needed to prepare for the exam, including an introduction to the AP Chinese exam’s structure and organization, study suggestions, as well as intense practice covering all major themes that are generally taught in the AP Chinese course.

*AP is a registered trademark of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.

Specs

Publisher: 
Cheng & Tsui
Publication Date: 
2009
Trim Size: 
8.5 x 11
Format: 
Paperback
Pages: 
400pp
Illustrations: 
B/W illustrations
Table of Contents

Cheng & Tsui's Strive for a 5: AP* Chinese Practice Tests

Preface

ix

An Introduction to AP Chinese Language and Culture

 

English Version

1

Simplified Chinese Version

29

Traditional Chinese Version

52

Unit 1 Customs

75

Unit 2 Daily Life

101

Unit 3 Economics

127

Unit 4 Education 153
Unit 5 Entertainment 179
Unit 6 Family 203
Unit 7 Geography 229
Unit 8 Mixed Theme 255
Student Answer Sheet 281

Answer Key

283

Appendix I  Listening and Conversation Scripts 285
Appendix II Additional Resources 353

Vocabulary Index

357

Reviews

There is no substitute...It covers every aspect you should know about taking the AP Chinese exam.

— Dany Liu, Firebaugh High School, Los Angeles, CA
About the Series

Cheng & Tsui's Strive for a 5 features Chinese and Japanese practice tests for students who are looking for supplements to sharpen their language skills and ace the AP exam. Free MP3 audio download and additional vocabulary lists included

  • Contains a wide variety of reading, writing, speaking, and listening sections
  • Includes detailed culture notes so teachers may use to supplement any cultural theme that they are teaching
  • Offers valuable advice from expert teachers on how to excel at every part of the exam
  • Provides an answer key for self-evaluation and study planning
  • Includes FREE downloadable audio recordings at www.cheng-tsui.com/downloads

*AP is a registered trademark of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.