ELIUP 033 Reading I • 5 Cr.


Students learn to scan, locate specific information, improve comprehension, make connections between sounds and letters, build vocabulary, and use a dictionary. Prerequisite: Acceptance to the ELI program.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Use skimming and scanning.
  • Explain the meaning of a short reading.
  • Find specific details and main ideas.
  • Explain feelings about a reading.
  • Make smart guesses based on given information.
  • Make connections between sounds and letters.
  • Spell words correctly.
  • Use a dictionary to find words.
  • Create and use a basic list of vocabulary words.