Pass the New Life in the UK Test: The Complete Study Guide for 2013

Pass the New Life in the UK Test: The Complete Study Guide for 2013

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Those who wish to pass the new Life in the United Kingdom citizenship test but don't know where to start or how to study need look no further. This book is a complete, fully updated, step-by-step study guide to first time passage of the citizenship test. Designed for adults studying on their own - especially those who do not have English as a first language - or for teachers to use as a textbook for a course on citizenship, the study guide is for people preparing for the 2013 test that they have to take for UK naturalization or settlement. The guide contains: official study material with additional information on important topics * illustrations, tasks, and activities to help remember facts and figures * timelines to help with dates * advice and tips on study skills and how to prepare for the test * a glossary to aid understanding of difficult words and phrases * a section on the test, covering the types of questions and other information for necessary confidence * self-assessment exercises and practice tests with answers to help check on progress * further sources of useful information on all the main topics.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 340 pages
  • 172 x 238 x 20mm | 639.99g
  • Leicester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1862017026
  • 9781862017023
  • 465,720

Table of contents

Foreword. Introduction. Chapter One: How to use this book; Section 1: How the guide is organised; Section 2: How to study. Chapter Two: Value and Principles; Section 1: Values and principles; Section 2: Applying to become a permanent resident or citizen; Section 3: Taking the Life in the UK Test; Section 4: What is the UK?. Chapter Three: A Long and illustrious history; Section 1: Early Britain; Section 2: The Middle Ages; Section 3: The Tudors and Stuarts; Section 4: A Global Power; Section 5: The 20th Century; Section 6: Britain since 1945. Chapter 4: A modern, thriving society; Section 1: The UK today Section 2: Religion; Section 3: Customs and traditions; Section 4: Sport; Section 5: Arts and culture; Section 6: Leisure. Chapter 5 The UK government, the law and your role; Section 1: The development of British democracy; Section 2: The British constitution; Section 3: The government; Section 4: Voting; Section 5: The UK and international institutions; Section 6: Respecting the law; Section 7: Fundamental principles; Section 8: Your role in the community. Chapter 6: Taking the test; Section 1: Booking your test; Section 2: What to expect on the day of the test; Section 3: Tips to help you when you take the test; Section 4: What happens after the test? Chapter 7: Practice tests. Resources, references and useful websites
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About Celine Castelino

Celine Castelino is an educational consultant specialising in ESOL. She has worked on many national initiatives, including the core curricula, the ESOL Strategy for Wales, provision for refugees/asylum seekers and ESOL for citizenship. The only former member of the Advisory Board for Naturalisation and Integration (ABNI) to write a Life in the UK Test study guide, she chaired its sub-group in Wales and sat on editorial boards for the Life in the UK handbook (2007) and the Life in the UK test questions. Chris Taylor leads for NIACE on English for Speakers of Other Languages and led the team who developed the Home Office's Citizenship Materials for ESOL Learners. She is a past member of the editorial board for the Life in the UK Test questions.
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