Gamers Wanted: ELI Pilots E-Gaming Class in Session 4

E-Gaming. Play the game. Learn the Language.

From the arcade, to the living room, to the giant e-sports arena, the evolution of video games has spiraled upwards in an impressive way since the days of Pong, and the ELI is taking part in the action with its newest class: “E-Gaming: Play the Game. Learn the Language“. A … Continue reading

Session 4 2020 | New Student Orientation Schedule

Two students pose with YoUDee at the Acierno Arena at the Bob Carpenter Center. Text reads: Welcome New Students!

Welcome to the University of Delaware English Language Institute! We are excited for you to join us! To help you know where to go and what to expect, please download these documents: a UD campus map for ELI students (pdf) the ELI New Student Orientation Schedule for Session 4 (pdf) Please … Continue reading

Corporation X prepares students for the conference room

When former student Alejandra “Ale” Candal came to the ELI last year, she had a strong sense of what she wanted to accomplish. A medical doctor from Venezuela, Candal came to UD with the hope that it would help her to get a medical residency in the U.S.; however, despite … Continue reading

Trips and activities | Session 3 2020

Trips & Activities Session 3 2020

Half of what you learn while in Delaware will be from your 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 trips and activities each session! There are also many activities on campus … Continue reading

Remembering Special Moments from 2019

At the start of a new year and a new decade, we find ourselves full of anticipation for what the future will bring. Yet, we also take time pause and remember the past year, which was full of special moments. ELI Turns 40 One of the biggest causes for celebration … Continue reading

ELI Closed for December Break beginning December 23

Illustrated trees and snow against a winter sky. Text, "December Break"

The ELI will be closed for December Break from December 23, 2019 at noon through January 1, 2020. The ELI accounting office will be checking emails over the break, so if you have questions, you can still email them at elibilling@udel.edu. We hope that you have a wonderful break, and … Continue reading

Session 3 2020 | New Student Orientation Schedule

Students playing in the snow on the Green. Text reads: Welcome New Students!

Welcome to the University of Delaware English Language Institute! We are excited for you to join us at the ELI! To help you know where to go and what to expect, please download these documents: a UD campus map for ELI students (pdf) the ELI New Student Orientation Schedule for … Continue reading

Alumni Make 40th Anniversary a Year to Remember

This year at the ELI, we celebrate our 40th anniversary, and some of the most supportive and enthusiastic celebrants of this special milestone have been our very own alumni. From support on social media, to referrals of new students, to attendance at the six ELI alumni events we have held … Continue reading