ELI Closed for Thanksgiving Break

Fall Break

The ELI will be closed for Thanksgiving Break. No UD or ELI classes will be held and offices will be closed from Monday, November 23 through Friday, November 27. Classes begin again at their regularly scheduled times on Monday, November 30. Students who are presently living in Delaware and have a … Continue reading

ELI Insights: Connecting with the Learning Community

By Sharon Mitchell, Instructor and Academic Transition Cohort Coordinator Conditionally-admitted Students at the English Language Institute are placed into Cohort classes, which provides them the opportunity to come together and focus on developing skills and learning expectations for successful students at the University of Delaware.   For undergraduate students in … Continue reading

From Life Lessons to Life-Supporting Research

When Pius Kilasy was studying at the University of Delaware, he learned an important lesson when a bus ride that was supposed to take him from Washington D.C. to Newark, DE instead had him en route to Newark, NJ. An ELI alum and a current UD Borel Global Fellow, Kilasy … Continue reading

ACE Program Prepares ESL Teachers, Earns High Student Ratings

When the ACE Program — which stands for Additional Certification in ESOL/Bilingual — was launched in 2016, it was done so with the intention of meeting Delaware’s high demand for certified ESL teachers. Since that time, four cohorts of Delaware educators have taken part in the program, resulting in 55 … Continue reading