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Houston Chronicle from NewsBank (Search 10/29/1985-Current)

Search or browse text-only digital issues of the Houston Chronicle from 1985 to the present, or open the daily full-color image version of the Houston Chronicle from NewsBank.

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Learning Express Library (Adult Core Skills)

Visit the Adult Core Skills section and click on "Become a U.S. Citizen" or the "Recursos para Hispanohablantes" for help in Spanish.
Not in Library: To sign up, click on "Register," then complete the registration form. 

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Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale)

Viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles for information on social issues and current events.

Not in Library:  Enter your library card number (no spaces.)

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Transparent Language Online

Transparent Language Online provides a fun, effective, and engaging experience for learners of all levels looking to build their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a foreign language.  Combining robust courses, supplemental vocabulary, and grammar resources, Transparent Language Online is the most complete language-learning system. With over 110 languages to choose from, including English for speakers of over 30 languages, there is something for every learner. Best of all, with mobile apps for iOS and Android devices, learners can enjoy the freedom to learn at home, in the library, or on the go.

To learn more, watch this short video, FBCL’s Adult Services staff member presents “Transparent Language® Online: Learning a Language Beyond Chapter 1." Learning a new language can be challenging, but retaining and using it in a conversational setting can be even more so.   https://youtu.be/mZPDSo8W_8w

For NEW users, please enter your library barcode (no spaces) and then click the "sign up" tab to create an account. 

 

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U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services

Visit the U.S. Government's Citizenship Resource Center.

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