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Course Description

This course is designed for second language learners that want to prepare for the United States Citizenship test given by the Department of Immigration and Naturalization Services. The focus will be on communicative English skills and knowledge of American History and Government required for passing the test to become a citizen of the United States. Readings are at the high-beginning/low intermediate ESL level and will focus on American Government with the review of the Constitution, the study of the branches of government and state/local governments.

Learning Outcomes

  • The students will prepare for written and oral responses to the"100 Questions"on the United States Citizenship Exam and INS Interview by completing practice tests and oral responses with appropriate.
  • The students will recognize, explain and identify significant aspects of U.S. History and American Government to pass the history, government and English tests required of applicants for naturalization.

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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