In this webinar session, the presenter will guide attendees to examine the challenges presented by the Story Narration and Cultural Presentation tasks on the AP Chinese and Culture exam, review a number of possible reasons for the erosion of mean scores for these tasks, and explore strategies for improving students’ performance in these two tasks. Participants will examine several instructional strategies that can effectively enhance students’ written and spoken presentational communication skills in the AP Chinese Language and Culture classroom and on the exam.
T. Richard Chi received his Ph.D. of Linguistics from UCLA. He is Professor of Chinese language and linguistics in the Department of Languages and Literature at t University of Utah. He has been a teacher of Chinese language, culture and linguistics for over 25 years. His research areas include curriculum and assessment design, language learning strategies, teaching Chinese as a second language and applied linguistics. He currently serves on the AP Chinese Language and Culture Exam College Board as AP Chief Reader.
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