English Language Institute "Your home for excellence in English teaching." 2014-07-28T22:36:50Z http://sites.udel.edu/eli/feed/atom/ Sites.udel.edu - WordPress for UD Nadia Redman <![CDATA[Bridge Info Meeting Today]]> http://sites.udel.edu/eli/?p=5896 2014-07-28T14:41:04Z 2014-07-28T14:40:25Z Continue reading]]>

July 28,2014–Find out how you can start taking a university class for credit at UD while you’re still at ELI*!

Bridge Info Meetings- Fall 2014

All business and HRIM majors are encouraged to attend the Bridge meeting TODAY from 2:30-3:30 PM in Room 206 at 108 E. Main St.

*Bridge is for undergraduate students both CAP and non-CAP in level VI for all majors and level V for students interested in engineering.

For more information about Bridge, visit our website: www.udel.edu/eli/bridge To apply for Bridge, click here: Fall 2014 Bridge Application

Nadia Redman <![CDATA[Apply for an ELI Scholarship]]> http://sites.udel.edu/eli/?p=5892 2014-07-25T23:15:42Z 2014-07-25T23:15:42Z Continue reading]]>

July 25, 2014–Did you know that the ELI gives away scholarships to students every session?

Scholarship details for I14

The ELI is one of only a small number of ESL centers in the USA that regularly provides scholarships to new and continuing students.

Please click on the image above for additional details about applying for a scholarship this session.

Additional scholarship details can be found on our website.

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July 25, 2014 — Learn how to write your Essay or Statement of Purpose for your university application! Come to the SALC (108 East Main Street) at 2:00 p.m. today for this informative and helpful presentation. Bring your questions so that our counselors can help you!


Nadia Redman <![CDATA[New York City Trip – Tomorrow!]]> http://sites.udel.edu/eli/?p=5885 2014-07-25T17:10:46Z 2014-07-25T17:10:46Z Continue reading]]>

The New York City Trip will take place on July 26, 2014. There is still time to get a ticket! Please come to the Service Window at 189 West Main Street to reserve your space on the bus. The window will be open today from 2:00 p.m. to 4:50 p.m.

Enjoy the Big Apple!

NYC image

Nadia Redman <![CDATA[University Application Workshop TODAY]]> http://sites.udel.edu/eli/?p=5868 2014-07-18T16:51:57Z 2014-07-18T15:33:28Z Continue reading]]>

July 18, 2014–Are you planning on applying for university in the United States?


University Students

If so, then the University Application Workshop Series is for you!  All ELI Students are welcome!

Workshop #1: Admissions Overview and How to Find a University

Time and place: 2:00 TODAY in the SALC at 108 East Main Street

  • Learn how to choose a university in the USA
  • Know what to expect in the admissions process
  • Get the information you need so you can start completing your applications

Questions? Contact Erin Bastien Solórzano (ebas@udel.edu).

Nadia Redman <![CDATA[Beach Trip this Saturday!]]> http://sites.udel.edu/eli/?p=5844 2014-07-15T13:12:46Z 2014-07-15T13:10:56Z Continue reading]]>

Rehoboth UpdateJuly 19, 2014 – Let’s go to the beach!

It’s time to get out your sun screen and you bathing suits! The ELI’s summer trip to Rehoboth Beach will happen on Saturday!

Rehoboth Beach is popular for its beautiful waters, pristine sand, its amusing boardwalk, and, of course, for tax-free shopping at the outlet malls. This is an area of Delaware that every visitor should experience!


  • Date: Saturday, July 19
  • Time:
    • The bus will leave the ELI location at 318 South College at 7:00 a.m.
    • The bus will leave the Boardwalk at Rehoboth Avenue at 8:00 p.m.
  • Price: $35
    • Purchase your ticket at the Service Window at the ELI (189 West Main Street) between 2:00 p.m. and 4:50 p.m.
    • Tickets are on sale now!

See you there!

Nadia Redman <![CDATA[ELI Dance Party on Friday!]]> http://sites.udel.edu/eli/?p=5771 2014-07-08T17:58:24Z 2014-07-08T17:58:24Z Continue reading]]>

It’s time to show us your moves!

What’s your dance style? Salsa? Meringue? Hip hop? Come to the ELI Dance Party on Friday and learn how your friends dance in other countries–and you can teach them how dancing is done in your culture!

The party is this Friday, July 11th, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Bacchus Theater at the Perkins Student Center. Admission is free! We hope to see you there!

ELI Dance Party on Friday

Join us for the ELI Dance Party on Friday!

Nadia Redman <![CDATA[The GMAT/GRE Math Class is Back!]]> http://sites.udel.edu/eli/?p=5762 2014-07-08T17:51:05Z 2014-07-08T14:16:03Z Continue reading]]>

Do you need to improve your math skills for the GMAT or GRE exams?

Register for the GMAT/GRE Math class today!

Register for the GMAT/GRE Math class today!

The ELI is proud to offer the GMAT/GRE Math Class! This class will help you to improve your math skills so that you can improve your score on these exams. If you are applying for graduate school and are required to take either the GMAT or the GRE, then you should consider enrolling in this course!

Course details

The course will take place on Mondays and Fridays from 2:50 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Courses will begin on July 14th and end on August 15th.

You must attend the first class! We will have a diagnostic test that day, and all students must take it.

Price: $395 (includes the Kaplan GRE or GMAT book)

Registration details

Students must register and pay for this course this week!

To register, visit the ELI at 189 West Main Street between 2:00 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. The representative at the Cashier’s Window will happily assist you with your registration and payment.


Do you have any questions? Please contact crakowsk@udel.edu.


Nadia Redman <![CDATA[Welcome New Students!]]> http://sites.udel.edu/eli/?p=5755 2014-07-08T14:06:24Z 2014-07-08T14:02:32Z Continue reading]]>

Over the past week, the ELI welcomed approximately 150 new students at its Orientation activities. These students hail from 25 countries, including such nations as China, Saudi Arabia, Ukraine, South Korea, Libya, Germany, Ecuador, Colombia, and Brazil.

The ELI faculty and staff are excited to have such a diverse and enthusiastic group of new students joining us this session! We have an excited series of activities planned for these students, including trips to New York, Washington DC, and the Delaware beaches, as well as our annual summer picnic and many outdoor activities to enjoy our beautiful summer weather. This is sure to be one of our best summer sessions yet!

Dr. Stevens welcomes our new students to the ELI and gives them advice for success.

Dr. Stevens welcomes our new students to the ELI and gives them advice for success.


Olga Scarpero (from the UD Office for International Students and Scholars) advises students about how to maintain their visa status while studying at the ELI.

Olga Scarpero (from the UD Office for International Students and Scholars) advises students about how to maintain their visa status while studying at the ELI.

lowell <![CDATA[Session V SALC All-Stars]]> http://sites.udel.edu/eli/?p=5635 2014-06-29T14:02:08Z 2014-06-19T20:53:15Z

All stars SALC

We are proud to present the ELI SALC All-Stars for Session V 2014!

These ELI students set themselves apart through their participation in the SALC’s Book Club and Reading Challenge.

Step up to the challenge! Participate in the ELI SALC’s Book Club and the Reading Challenge next session!