ELI Video Page

Watch the videos below to find out about all of the choices you have when you study at the ELI! Each video shows what it is like to live in Newark and study at the ELI.


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General information:

ELI Programs:

Housing/Accommodations:

Orientation and Safety:

For older videos, visit the ELI Video Archive page


General Information:

UD-ELI Trailer
Here is a 1-minute overview of the UD-ELI:


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ELI Program overview
Find out in this video about the programs at the English Language Institute at the University of Delaware. This video shows the programs offered to international students wanting to improve their English language skills in the United States.
For more information, visit our website: www.udel.edu/eli


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Private Tutoring
Every ELI student receives 2 hours of individual tutoring every week as part of their tuition fee! Here’s a video about the tutoring program:

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Cultural Activities
The ELI has many activities for all students to participate in outside of classes, including trips and events. To find out what activities are currently offered at the English Language Institute at the University of Delaware, check out our website at http://sites.udel.edu/eli/category/eli-news/ or our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/UdelELI


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ELI Student Testimonials
Listen to what recent ELI students say that they like about the ELI:

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ELI Student Voice: Abdulaziz
Abdulaziz Alswilm was chosen as the Valedictorian (excellent student that represents the graduating students) for session I 2014. He wrote and delivered the speech in this video at the ELI graduation ceremony talking about his experiences at the ELI:


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ELI Programs:

CAP Cohort Undergraduate Program
Students in the English Language Institute’s Conditional Admissions Program all attend an overnight retreat at an adventure camp to make friendships and learn about American-style teamwork. For more information about ELI at UD’s Conditional Admission Program, visit our website at http://sites.udel.edu/eli/programs/cap/

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CAP Cohort Graduate Program
The University of Delaware’s English Language Institute has a special Conditional Admissions Program (CAP) for graduate students called Graduate CAP Cohort. In the U.S. “grad school” and “graduate students” refer to students who have completed four years of undergraduate school and are now earning a higher degree: a Master’s or Doctorate. For more information about UD ELI’s Graduate CAP Program, visit us at http://sites.udel.edu/eli/programs/cap/

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The Bridge Program
The English Language Institute (ELI) at the University of Delaware offers a program that allows students to start taking university classes for credit while they are still at ELI in the Bridge Program. Here one student’s experience in Bridge in this video. For more information about the Bridge Program, visit our website at www.udel.edu/eli/bridge

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American Law and Legal English Institute (ALLEI)
The University of Delaware’s English Language Institute runs a 4-week program for lawyers and law professionals called the American Law and Legal English Institute (ALLEI). Some program offerings listed in the video are subject to change without notice. For more information, check out our website at www.udel.edu/eli/allei


Housing/Accommodations:

About Newark, Delaware
ELI students live and take classes in Newark, Delaware. Watch the video below to take a tour of Newark and hear what current students have to say about living in this town!


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ELI offers these 5 housing options. Watch each video to see what it is like!

Homestay
The homestay housing option is available to all ELI students. Homestays are located within a 30-min driving distance to the ELI. Undergraduate students enrolled in the Conditional Admissions Program (CAP) must live in a homestay, Rittenhouse, or The Retreat. Graduate students enrolled in the CAP program must live either in a homestay, The Retreat or at the INNternationale.

For more information about the Homestay program, visit: http://sites.udel.edu/eli/housing/homestay/


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The INNternationale
The INNternationale is one of ELI’s housing options for graduate-level CAP students and other students who are NOT enrolled in the CAP program. It is is located at 153 Courtney Street, Newark, Delaware 19716. For more information, visit: http://sites.udel.edu/eli/housing/innternationale/


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Rittenhouse Living Learning Global Community
This is a housing option that for ELI students enrolled in the Conditional Admissions Program (CAP). Undergraduate students enrolled in the CAP program must live in a homestay, Rittenhouse or The Retreat. Rittenhouse Station apartments are located at 250 South Main St, Newark, DE 19711. For more information, visit: http://sites.udel.edu/eli/housing/globalcommunity/


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The Retreat Luxury Apartments
The Retreat is a luxury apartment complex available to ELI and UD students. Undergraduate and graduate students in the Conditional Admissions Program (CAP) may also choose this housing option. These apartments are located at 501 Hamlet Way, Newark, DE 19711. For more information about The Retreat, visit: http://sites.udel.edu/eli/housing/retreat/


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Studio Green Apartments
Studio Green is one of ELI’s housing options for students who are NOT enrolled in the CAP program. Their main office is located at 91 Thorn Ln, Newark, DE 19711. For more information about this option, visit: http://sites.udel.edu/eli/housing/studio-green/


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West Knoll Apartments
West Knoll is one of ELI’s housing options for students who are NOT enrolled in the CAP program. West Knoll is located at 260 Elkton Road in Newark, DE 19711. For more information about West Knoll, visit: http://sites.udel.edu/eli/housing/westknoll/


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Orientation and Safety:

Morris Library
This video describes what is available for ELI students to use in the library. Besides buying food and drink in the cafe next to the library, in the library students can use the computers, find books and articles, and check out books, DVDs, headphones, hard drives, voice recorders, and video cameras. The basement of the library also has printers and scanners. There is always someone at the Information Desk on the 1st floor to answer questions. ELI students are very welcome in the library!


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Personal and Community Safety
Topics cover staying safe at home, keeping valuables hidden, knowing where you’re going to avoid getting lost, using the blue light phones if you’re lost, being safe at night, and alcohol policies and consequences in Delaware and at the UD.


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Public Safety – What Police Do
This video gives an overview of what the University of Delaware Police in the Public Safety office do, and includes what kind of information they will ask if they see a student doing something that looks suspicious or illegal.


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Fire Safety
This video is to help new international students at the ELI at UD understand how to respond if there is a fire.


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Traffic Safety
Topics include walking safety, crossing railroads safely, biking & skateboarding safety rules, parking and driving in Newark.


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