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USCIS Website Free resource for information on the U.S. citizenship process, green cards, etc.
VPT Mathsite Math faculty with the Virginia Community College System created the VPT Mathsite to assist learners in preparing for the Virginia Placement Test in math. It is free and open to anyone.
ProLiteracy Education Network
This website, sponsored by the Verizon Foundation, has lots of good activities to help you practice your skills and prepare for the citizenship and GED tests.

USA Learns
Practice English on your own for free!  Watch videos, read stories, and answer questions.

Rachel's English
Watch videos to help you with pronunciation.  The videos focus on individual sounds and help you learn to pronounce one sound at a time.  Highly recommended by the LVA-PW staff!

The Literacy Tribune
An online newspaper written for literacy students.  Articles about news, life skills, and history.

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
Look up words and listen to their pronunciations, learn the Word of the Day, and translate words from Spanish to English. English as 2nd Language
Lots of useful information and exercises for ESOL students and teachers.

GED Testing Service Facebook Page
The official Facebook page of the GED testing service.  Lots of good questions and answers about taking the GED.

GED Test
Students can study for the GED Test online! The cost to the student will be $65.00 for four months.
GED Prep Works- Prep Works is a collection of resources for anybody, anywhere to prepare for the GED test.

Basic Handwriting
This site has beginning manuscript and cursive writing with demos of how the letters are formed. It also has a great math section with table grids for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. There are also worksheets that can be printed!

Main Street News Stand
A list of links to the websites of many local newspapers and TV and radio stations.

Holidays on the Net
Find out why and how we celebrate the holidays or learn about holidays in other countries.

AAA Math
Basic math skills with easy to follow examples and interactive exercises.

All About Ratios
Examples, exercises and quizzes for work with ratios.

Family Literacy Special Collection
The site provides simple ideas for home literacy activities and for helping children succeed at school.
Khan Academy's library of videos covers K-12 math, science topics such as biology, chemistry, and physics, and even reaches into the humanities with playlists on finance and history. Each video is a digestible chunk, approximately 10 minutes long, and especially purposed for viewing on the computer.
A great ESOL resource from University Settlement's Adult Literacy Program.
Study Guide Zone The Study Guide Zone is a great place to learn basic information about different exams. Most visitors, however, will already know the exam they are going to take, and will be looking for some preparation help. This is where the Study Guide Test Directory comes in handy. Simply click on the name of your exam and you will be taken to a page containing detailed information and links to free preparation materials. For many of the exams, this preparation material includes extensive study guides covering every aspect of the examination. Within each guidebook, there is indispensable advice about the content and format of the exam. Did you know that there are specific strategies that can improve your performance on multiple-choice questions? Or that you can raise your score on reading comprehension exercises simply by adopting the right approach? Whatever exam you are taking, there is practical, common-sense information for you in our study guides. And best of all, it is all absolutely free of charge.
The Times in Plain English   An internationalonline newspaper in plain English.
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