Trips and activities | Session 2 2018

At the UD English Language Institute, we often tell our students that half of what they learn while in Delaware will be from their experiences outside of the classroom. It is important to be involved, meet students from other countries and learn about American culture. This is why we offer … Continue reading

Former Tutor Patrick Ruffin Honored by Quilt

Visitors to the ELI’s 318 South College office might notice that the walls are a little more beautiful this session, as a quilt was recently hung in honor of former ELI tutor, Patrick Ruffin. Ruffin, a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, was a tutor in the ELI’s Intensive English Program … Continue reading

Ways to Celebrate Lunar New Year 2019

A traditional red lantern and a silhouette of a pig with text "Lunar New Year"

In 2019, the Lunar New Year–also called the Spring Festival or the Lunar New Year–begins on February 5. The Spring Festival lasts seven days and is marked with red lanterns, fireworks, food and parades! The Year of the Pig will be celebrated here at UD, in the local area and … Continue reading

Thanksgiving Break Bus Schedule 2018

On Friday, November 16, University of Delaware’s Fall Break begins. NOTE THAT ELI CLASSES WILL BE HELD on Monday-Wednesday, November 19-21.  However, with the University break come changes to the University of Delaware shuttle bus schedule. There will be no UD shuttle buses running over the weekend. On Monday – Wednesday, … Continue reading

ELI Students Entertain with Five Minute Fairy Tales

Two students wearing bunny ears play the part of the hares from Wednesday's portrayal of The Tortoise and the Hare.

It’s not every day that a live performance breaks out in a class or office space, but on Wednesday, students from the ELI added a little theater to classes and the workday when they visited various spots throughout campus to perform their “Five Minute Fairy Tales.” Part of the ELI’s … Continue reading