UD and ELI opening at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, February 12, 2019

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The University of Delaware (including the English Language Institute) will be opening at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. Morning ELI Listening/Speaking classes are cancelled again. Reading/Writing classes will not begin until 11 a.m. However, we are extending the R/W class hour until 12:30 p.m. ELI offices will open … Continue reading

UD and ELI opening at 10 a.m. on Monday, February 11, 2019

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The University of Delaware (including the English Language Institute) will be opening at 10 a.m. on Monday, February 11, 2019. Listening/Speaking classes and any early morning (8 or 9 a.m.) tutoring will be cancelled. Reading/Writing classes and afternoon Listening/Speaking classes will be held at their regularly scheduled hours. The ELI … Continue reading

Winter Welcome Tailgate: International Night at Men’s Basketball

Cheer on the University of Delaware Blue Hens men’s basketball team as they take on the University of North Carolina Wilmington Seahawks at 7 p.m. on Saturday, February 9 at the Bob Carpenter Center. The festivities start at 6 p.m. with a “tailgate” area before the game with games, snacks, … Continue reading

Saudi teachers celebrate a year of learning at UD and the ELI

Since February 2018 the ELI and UD’s College of Education and Human Development have hosted 48 teachers from Saudi Arabia who have lived, worked, and studied in Delaware as part of a year-long professional development program. Today, the teachers will showcase their work through the Khbrat Delaware Capstone Conference, which … Continue reading

6-Wire Concert and Reception

6-Wire Concert and Reception

Throughout 2019, the English Language Institute will celebrate 40 years of excellence in English teaching! To kick off the celebrations, we are hosting a reception along the incredible UD Master Players Concert at Carnegie Hall in New York City on February 16, 2019. The concert will feature UD’s ensemble-in-residence called … Continue reading

Trips and activities | Session 3 2019

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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

Find a tutoring cluster at the Session 3 Cluster Faire!

Two students in hijab pose with Nancy Turner, Kitchen Class tutor, in Nancy's kitchen. Text: Cluster Faire

Tutoring clusters are small groups that make learning English more fun and interesting! Joining a cluster helps you meet new people with similar interests and practice English specific to the topic. Past clusters have included: vocabulary TOEFL preparation driving crafts Math Club Reading Horizons The Kitchen Class Grammar and more! … Continue reading

Session 3 2019 | New Student Orientation Schedule

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Welcome to the University of Delaware English Language Institute! We are excited that you are here at the ELI — or will be soon! 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 … Continue reading

ELI Closed for December Break beginning December 22

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The ELI will be closed for December Break from December 22, 2018 through January 1, 2019. We hope that you have a wonderful break, and we will see you in the new year! Offices will reopen on January 2, 2019. New Students starting at the ELI on January 4, 2019: … Continue reading