New Registration Deadlines start winter quarter. So Register Early!

[ Login ]


ELIUP 073 Read & React V • 4.5 Cr.


Emphasis is on authentic material at a high level. Students read, interpret, evaluate, and discuss adult/college level fiction or non-fiction. Prerequisite: Acceptance to the ELI program.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Confirm or revise predictions made prior to reading a passage, draw conclusions and make inferences, and identify author’s point of view
  • Analyze fiction through identification of plot, character, setting, theme, style, tone and language
  • Analyze non-fiction by recognizing rhetorical organization, types of support, style, tone and language
  • Apply reading skills to respond appropriately to questions about readings and express an opinion relevant to the content of a passage using reasons and evidence
  • Summarize, paraphrase and synthesize ideas in a reading
  • Evaluate one’s own biases and values and acknowledge the perspectives of others
  • Find specific materials in the library and on-line, evaluate the quality of internet resources for authority, objectivity, accuracy, currency, and cite sources using an MLA format

Footer Navigation

Contact info

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