[ Login ]


ELIUP 067 English Through Film • 4.5 Cr.


Students increase their communication skills by viewing, discussing and thinking critically about films. Prerequisite: Acceptance to the ELI program.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Learning
    • Follow dialogue in a film
    • Use visual and aural non-linguistic cues to understand meaning
    • Identify plot, conflict, and theme
    • Identify setting and its relevance to the film—time, place
    • Identify how style plays a part in a viewer’s response to a film (music, mood, symbolism, foreshadowing, etc.)
    • Understand vocabulary in context
    • Incorporate film vocabulary and idioms in class discussions and beyond
    • Respond appropriately to questions about a film
    • Summarize the plot
    • Express opinions using relevant support
    • Expand on content expressed in the films
    • Generate ideas independently
    • Recognize their own biases and values through reflection
    • Recognize and respect different perspectives on various issues

Footer Navigation

Contact info

Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
Work: (425) 564-1000