English Language Institute "Your home for excellence in English teaching." 2014-07-18T16:51:57Z http://sites.udel.edu/eli/feed/atom/ Sites.udel.edu - WordPress for UD 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!

lowell <![CDATA[Intention Form Advising]]> http://sites.udel.edu/eli/?p=5624 2014-06-03T17:06:52Z 2014-06-03T17:06:52Z

Do you need HELP with your Academic & Housing Intention Forms?

Come to Intention Form Advising!

Monday, June 9
Tuesday, June 10


Listening Lab @

318 S. College

lowell <![CDATA[Session VI 2014 Scholarship Dates]]> http://sites.udel.edu/eli/?p=5412 2014-05-15T16:18:50Z 2014-05-15T16:18:50Z

These are the important dates for students applying for Session VI 2014 scholarships:

Students can pick up Scholarships at 189 W Main, Thursday, May 29th.

Last day to pick up Scholarships is Wednesday, June 4th.

Completed Scholarships must be turned in at 189 W Main by Friday, June 6th

lowell <![CDATA[Session V ELI Events]]> http://sites.udel.edu/eli/?p=5399 2014-05-14T00:00:55Z 2014-05-13T23:59:31Z Continue reading]]>

Friday, May 16 — Meet-and-Greet Ice Cream Social

1:00 – 3:00.   189 W. Main

Friday, May 23 – free trip to Washington D.C.

  • $20 deposit to reserve seat (deposit returned on bus)
  • On Sale beginning May 12
  • Purchase at 189 W. Main
  • Leave 318 South College Ave at 8:00 a.m.
  • Leave Washington at 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 31 – trip to Philadelphia

  • Tickets are $30
  • Purchase at 189 W. Main
  • Cashier’s window open 2:00 – 4:30
  • Leave 318 South College Ave at 9:00 a.m.
  • Leave Art Museum at 5:30 p.m.
  • Leave Convention Center at 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, June 7 – trip to Ocean City, Maryland

  • Tickets are $35
  • Purchase at 189 W. Main
  • Leave 318 South College Ave at 7:00 a.m.
  • Leave Ocean City at 7:00 p.m.

Friday, June 13 – ELI Picnic

1:00 p.m.  189 W. Main

Nadia Redman <![CDATA[Special event in Colombia this week]]> http://sites.udel.edu/eli/?p=5351 2014-04-29T16:01:34Z 2014-04-29T16:01:34Z Continue reading]]>

Colombians: Join us for a special presentation with COLFUTURO this week


COLFUTURO Invitation

On Wednesday, April 30th, the ELI’s Nadia Redman will be in Bogota, Colombia, to provide students and professionals with information about the Intensive English Program (IEP). This is a wonderful opportunity to learn about the advantages of IEP and about the strong partnership that the University of Delaware ELI has had with COLFUTURO for many years.

  • Date and time of presentation: April 30, 2014 – 6:00 p.m.
  • Registration: Participants can attend in person at COLFUTURO in Bogota, or virtually (the presentation will be broadcasted on the Web). All participants must register online (click here to register).