Voices of Freedom English and Civics for U.S. Citizenship (with Audio CDs), by Bliss, Bill
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- ISBN: 9780132366281 | 0132366282
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 7/8/2009
Voices of Freedomhas helped hundreds of thousands of students on their path to United States citizenship. The new full-color edition with three audio CDs prepares students for the civics and English requirements of the new U.S. citizenship test. It also serves as a basic course for students enrolled in adult EL/Civics programs. A research-based sequenceof integrated grammar, vocabulary, and topics develops students' language skills and civics knowledge simultaneously. Simple narrative readingsand hundreds of photographs present U.S. history and government in a context-rich and easy-to-read format. Civics Checksections offer practice with the 100 official citizenship questions and answers. Authentic dialogsdevelop students' language skills for a successful citizenship interview and spoken-English exam. Reading and writing testsprepare students for the specific test formats used during the exam. Check-Upsections provide all-skills language practice including listening comprehension. Unit testsprovide ongoing assessment and practice. Civic participationactivities, including projects, debates, and "online field trips," enrich learning and meet EL/Civics goals. Preparatory unitshelp lower-level students practice basic personal information required on the N-400 citizenship application. A Teacher's Guideoffers step-by step instructions, expansion activities, and reproducibles for practice and assessment. Audio CDsinclude all readings, dialogs, the 100 official citizenship questions, and listening comprehension activities. The new Activity & Test Prep Workbookprovides supplemental reading, writing, and interview practice for the citizenship exam.