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  • US Citizenship Bootcamp 5 of 5: The Interview Friday
    Jennifer and Jeane demonstrate a Naturalization Interview from US Citizenship Bootcamp and make final commentsabout both of their books. US Citizenship Bootcamp and She Built Ships During WWII are available from ESLPublishing.com. Listen to all th...
  • US Citizenship Bootcamp Episode 4 of 5: Mini-Dialogues about Work Thursday
    Jennifer and Jeane demonstrate two mini-dialogues from US Citizenship Bootcamp about Financial Support and Work of National Importance Under Civilian Directions by using examples from She Built Ships During WWII. US Citizenship Bootcamp and She Bu...
  • US Citizenship Bootcamp Episode 3 of 5: She Built Ships in World War II Aug 16, 2017
    Jennifer Gagliardi interviews author Jeane Slone about She Built Ships During WWII, a historical novel about the courageous women welders who built ships while their husbands fought in World War II. The women overcome racism and sexism as the...
  • US Citizenship Bootcamp Episode 2 of 5: Vocabulary Aug 15, 2017
    Jeane Slone interviews author Jennifer Gagliardi about the vocabulary exercises in the new paperback edition of US Citizenship Bootcamp: Exercises and Quizzes to Pass the Naturalization Interview (Updated August 2017) available from ESLPublishing....
  • US Citizenship Bootcamp Episode 1 of 5: Introduction Aug 14, 2017
    Jeane Slone interviews author Jennifer Gagliardi about the new paperback edition of US Citizenship Bootcamp: Exercises and Quizzes to Pass the Naturalization Interview (Updated August 2017). Prepare for the US Citizenship interview by completing a...
  • US Citizenship Summer Interview 3 with Annie Lau (HK) Jul 25, 2017
    Yesterday I got the news that one of my long-time students, Annie Lau, passed her citizenship interview. So today we are going to listen to her last practice interview. This interview was based on our "Regular Citizenship Interview" and&...
  • US Citizenship Summer Interview 2 Jul 16, 2017
    Today we are going to listen to a couple from Shanghai responding to two new versions of the Easy Interview--15 questions based on the N-400 plus some civics questions.  These interviews are part of the Round-Robin series of intervi...
  • Summer Citizenship Interview 1 Jul 10, 2017
    I started US Citizenship Podcast in 2007 because many of my students were unable attend class regularly because of family responsibilities. In summer, the reverse is true: many schools are closed and citizenship programs are hiatus. so I want to s...
  • Independence Day Citizenship Interview with Lien Ho Jul 3, 2017
    Today we will listen to Lien's last mock interview before she goes to her citizenship Interview:   A “Typical” Citizenship Interview Based on the USCIS N-400r (4 pages)pdf http://goo.gl/9Z97UKppt https://goo.gl/2hwOscvocab pdf: ht...
  • Love and Pride Jun 25, 2017
    LOVE AND PRIDE: A Citizenship Quiz in Honor of LGBT Pride Month pdf: https://goo.gl/DHGokE   NEWS: 1. DOWNLOAD THE NEW APP FROM USCIS.GOV: USCIS Civics Test Study Tools Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.myuscismobile...
  • A Juneteenth Citizenship Quiz Jun 20, 2017
    A Juneteenth Citizenship Quiz:19 Civics Questions that Celebrate Freedomhttps://goo.gl/HcJVQT   You can listen to Robin Braxton's full interviewpodcast: http://traffic.libsyn.com/uscitizenpod/q76.mp3video: http://youtu.be/elEzKOkyvz4   C...
  • A Citizenship Quiz for Flag Day, June 14 Jun 11, 2017
    Get ready for Flag Day with thirteen questions about the U.S. Flag. quiz pdf: https://goo.gl/5YMUKP This week (June 12-15), I am at the CASAS Summer Institute, Anaheim CA.  I will be presenting two workshops on behalf of OTAN.us entitled 1. T...
  • An American Pentecost Jun 5, 2017
    Download the Quiz PDF https://goo.gl/sLFgyV   An American Pentecost: We are American Indians, Native Alaskans, Europeans, Latinos, Africans, Arabs, Asians, Pacific Islanders-- yet all of us hear America speaking in our own languages about FRE...
  • A Citizenship Quiz for the Month of Ramadan May 29, 2017
    Citizenship Resources for the Month of Ramadan Citizenship and Civics Resources in English, Arabic, Farsi, Urdu, and more! post: https://goo.gl/klciVE Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and is observed by all Muslims as a month of ...
  • A "Casual" Citizenship Interview with Vanita May 22, 2017
    For this interview, my fellow teacher, Vanita, asks the Examiner's questions. You can download the script and follow along. A "Casual" Citizenship Interview Based on the USCIS N-400r (40qs, 2pgs) (updated 06/12/2016) pdf: http://goo.gl/3tQWXw ppt:...
  • New Phone Scam Targets U.S. Immigrants May 16, 2017
    From: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Date: May 16, 2017 USCIS Message: New Phone Scam Targets U.S. Immigrants If you receive a phone call that appears to come from the Canadian government’s Immigration, Refugee, and Citizens...
  • Citizenship News May 15, 2017 May 16, 2017
    What's up?  I am furiously correcting the proof for the paperback edition of US Citizenship Bootcamp, so here are 3 quick news items. USCIS Will begin issuing Redesigned Green Cards and Employment Authorization Documents on May 1, 2017. The n...
  • CCAE 2017 Citizenship Interview May 8, 2017
    This week, we are LIVE from Long Beach at the 2017 CCAE Conference. CCAE is the California Council for Adult Education (https://www.ccaestate.org/), a professional organization which advocates for the needs of Adult Learners so that they may acqui...
  • A U.S. Citizenship Quiz for Cinco de Mayo May 3, 2017
    This week, we have an extra podcast in honor of Cinco de Mayo. Cinco de Mayo is a celebration held on May 5. The date commemorates the Mexican Army's surprise victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5,1862. In the late 1980's, Ca...
  • Lisha Gong's Citizenship Interview May 1, 2017
    We are kicking Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with a practice interview with Lisha Gong from China. Follow along with the resources below: A “Regular” Citizenship Interview Based on the USCIS N-400r (6 pgs, 75 questions) (update...