US Citizenship Bootcamp: Exercises and Quizzes to Pass the Naturalization Interview
by Jennifer Gagliardi (Author)
is now available on the Amazon Kindle!
Prepare for the US Citizenship interview by completing a series of ten interviews based on the USCIS N-400 Application for Naturalization (released 03/26/16 and expires 03/31/19). The first interview includes ten basic questions in Simple English that represents the N-400 sections 1 through 12; the subsequent interviews expand on these questions and gradually introduce new vocabulary and grammar patterns. Paired with each interview are ten questions from the USCIS Civics and History questions plus reading and dictation sentences. Also included are a ESL/Citizenship resource list, links to Citizenship mp3s and videos, a special chapter entitled "How to Study for Your Citizenship Interview," and more! Updated 08/13/2016 with 2 new interviews, resources, and answer key.
A Quick Overview of the Naturalization Process
Five Steps; Prepare and submit the N-400; What happens after I submit the N-400? The Naturalization Interview; The Oath of Allegiance Ceremony
How to Study for Your Citizenship Interview
12 Tips about how to study for your Citizenship Interview
Before You Begin: Seven Questions about Exemptions and Accommodations
Keywords: Exemption, Accommodations, Physical Disability
Interview 1 Five N-400 Questions and Five Civics Questions
Keywords: Name, Permanent Resident, Married to a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Constitution.
Interview 2 Ten N-400 Questions and Five Civics Questions
Keywords: Full Name, Date and Country of Birth, Home Address, Work, Travel, Marital Status, Children, Part 12—Additional Information
Interview 3 Fifteen N-400 Questions and Six Civics Questions
Keywords: Immigration Status, Home Address, Work, Travel, Marital Status, Claim, Taxes, Arrested
Interview 4 Twenty N-400 Questions and Six Civics Questions
Keywords: Eligibility, Current and Previous Home Address, Claimed and Vote, Taxes, Crime, Attachment to the Constitution
Interview 5 Twenty-five N-400 Questions and Six Civics Questions
Keywords: Eligibility, Legal Name, Origins, Travel, Claim, Vote, Taxes, Crime, Deported, Attachment to the Constitution
Interview 6 Thirty Questions and Seven Civics Questions
Keywords: Claim, Vote, Taxes, Terrorism, Crime, Deported, Bear Arms, Non-combatant, National Emergency
Interview 7 Thirty-five Questions and Eight Civics Questions
Keywords: Country and Port of Entry, Work, Trips outside of the U.S., Nobility, Legally Incompetent, Terrorism, Habitual Drunkard and Illegal Drugs, Illegal Gambling
Interview 8 Forty Questions and Eight Civics Questions
Keywords: Financial Support, Marital Status, Spouse, and Ex-Spouse, Children, The Constitution and the U.S. Form of Government, Oath of Allegiance, Bear Arms, Non-combatant, Work of National Importance
Interview 9 Forty-five Questions and Nine Civics Questions
Keywords: Hurt or Kill on Purpose, Military Service, Work in a Prison, Gang, Weapons, Military or Weapons Training, Child Soldiers, Selective Service, U.S. Armed Forces
Interview 10 Fifty Questions and Ten Civics Questions
Keywords: Introduction and "Small Talk", Oath to Tell the Truth, Eligibility, Name, Origin, Request for Accommodation or Exemption, Home Address, Job, Travel, Marital Status and Children, Intro to Part 12, Membership, Crime, Attachment to the Constitution
Review of the New USCIS N-400 Application for Naturalization
N-400 section and question topics.
Interview Clarification Questions
Anna must ask many clarification questions in a noisy USCIS office.
The Reading and Writing Tests
50 reading and writing sentences based on the USCIS Reading and Writing Vocabulary lists.
Ten Multiple-Choice Civics Quizzes
Organized by theme.
Quiz Answer Key
Full sentence answers to the Ten Multiple-Choice Quizzes
Internet Citizenship Resources
15 USCIS Quick Links; ESL, Citizenship, Civics, and History Resources
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