eSpotlight - ProCitizen

Studying for the American citizenship test is easy with ProCitizen!

Watch short videos and take quizzes to learn what you need to know for the American citizenship test. ProCitizen is a feature of Pronunciator, one of the library's online language learning eResources. Getting to ProCitizen can be a bit tricky the first time; but if you follow these instructions, you'll be preparing for your citizenship test in no time.

Getting Started

Log in to Pronunciator (free with your library card!). If you have already used Pronunciator, you can log in as you normally would. If this is your first time, enter your library card number and click the "Register" button to create an account:

Pronunciator Login

Choose Your Languages

Once you've logged in, you will be presented with a screen that asks you select what you speak and what you want to learn:

Screenshot of language selection page with two field that the user must select, which are "I Speak" and "I want to learn".

Click the drop-down menu under "I Speak" and choose either English (US) or the language you are most comfortable speaking. Click on the drop-down menu under "I want to learn" and choose "English (American)" from the box that pops up:

Screenshot of the "I want to learn dropdown" with "English (American)" circled in red to demonstrate the choice the user should select.

American English Course

You will be taken into the American English course. When you are taken to the American English course, you will have several course options. To get to "ProCitizen to choose "ProCitizen" from the menu on the right side of the screen (I've circled it in blue here):

Screenshot of ProCitizen (American English) page with the ProCitizen course option circled in blue under "Learning Guides and More".

Drills, Quizzes, and Facts

You're ready to go! You can try drills and quizzes, and choose from the drop-down menu across the top to hone your knowledge in specific areas such as American History, geography, holidays, or prepare for your reading and writing tests.

ProCitizen landing page

Fun, Easy, and Interactive

ProCitizen is a great way to get ready for your citizenship test or to get a better understanding of basic civics and American History. You can use it at home or in the library and, like all of our services, it's absolutely free!

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I'm learning English, please can learn the questions and answers for the test of the Citizenship. I thank you for all . God Bless you.

Hi Anna, My name is Nick and I work at the library. ProCitizen is great for learning the questions and answers for Citizenship test. All you need is your library card, and the questions and answers are available in English and Spanish. We also have books at the library that can help you prepare for your test. If you are interested, we have Citizenship classes at the libraries you can attend which are free and open to everyone. At the Alum Rock branch (3090 Alum Rock Ave. San Jose, 95127) we have a citizenship class every Wednesday at 11am. The Hillview branch (1600 Hopkins Dr. San Jose, 95122) has a citizenship class on Saturdays at 12pm. The Tully branch (880 Tully Rd. San Jose, 95111) and Edenvale branch (101 Branham Lane East. San Jose, 95111) both have citizenship classes on Wednesday evenings at 5pm. You can call or visit any branch (here is a list with all the contact information/locations or visit our events website ( to learn more. We would be happy to help you!

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