9780132366281

Voices of Freedom English and Civics for U.S. Citizenship (with Audio CDs)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780132366281

  • ISBN10:

    0132366282

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/8/2009
  • Publisher: Pearson Education ESL

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Summary

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.

Table of Contents

Personal Information
Identification Cards
Alphabet
Numbers
Personal Information
Months of the Year
Dates
Maps & Geography
States & Capitals
Famous U.S. Landmarks
U.S. Territories
The Flag
Branches of Government
The Senate
The House of Representatives
The President
The President's Cabinet
The Supreme Court
Types of Government & Economy
The Rule of Law
Federal & State Government
Public Officials
The Constitution
The Bill of Rights
Native Americans
Christopher Columbus
Discovery
Colonization
The Revolutionary War
The Declaration of Independence
The Constitution
The 13 Original States
The Federalist Papers
Benjamin Franklin
Branches of Government
The Bill of Rights
George Washington
The War of 1812
The National Anthem
Expansion
War in the 1800s
The Civil War
Abraham Lincoln
Amendments
Industrial Revolution
Labor Movement
Immigration
20th-Century History
Civil Rights Movement
September 11, 2001
National Holidays
U.S. Presidents
Citizens' Rights
Citizens' Responsibilities
Participating in Our Democracy
The Oath of Allegiance
Appendix
On the Day of Your USCIS Interview
The English Test (Speaking)
The Reading Test
The Writing Test
100 Civics Questions (English/Spanish)
Scripts for Listening Exercises
Dictation Sentences for Unit Tests
Index
Correlation Key
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