Tutor Tip: Citizenship Tutoring: Are You Up to the Challenge?

The Literacy Council of Northern Virginia is taking a smart, systematic approach to citizenship tutoring.

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The journey to citizenship can seem daunting for tutors and students alike, but LCNV resources can help.

Image from Civics Flash Cards for the Naturalization Test, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. A recommended resource available in the LCNV library. Image from Civics Flash Cards for the Naturalization Test, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. A recommended resource available in the LCNV library.

Adults come to LCNV to learn to speak, read or write English, but their reasons for doing so vary. Many want to get jobs or improve their standing in the workforce. Some aspire to read to their children at bedtime or advocate for them at school. Others seek to continue educations interrupted in faraway lands long ago. And some come with the dream of becoming citizens of the United States of America. From the tutor’s perspective, no goal can seem as intimidating as preparing a student for the citizenship test.

Tutors often wonder if their students are ready to embark upon the citizenship journey. Over the years, LCNV has witnessed a…

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