ENGLISH LANGUAGE INSTITUTE rientatio n Express Volume XX, No. 132 October 20th, 2010 GRADUATION IS ALMOST HERE! Events This Session The graduation ceremony for Session I10 is Friday, October 22nd, at 3:30 PM in Trabant Multipurpose rooms A/B. (Doors open at 3 PM.) FRIDAY, OCT. 22 ELI Graduation: 3:30 PM ATTENTION CONTINUING STUDENTS: Trabant Multipurpose rooms A/B On Thursday, October 21st, the class schedules will be as follows: LS classes: 8:30 to10:10, Bills are due RW classes: 10:35 to 11:45, & All PM classes: 2:00 to 3:00 PM SATURDAY, OCT. 23 On Friday, October 22nd, THERE ARE NO CLASSES! ALSO: There will be RW classes on the first day of session II10, Monday, October 25, and you must “Carnival-South of the Border attend, or you will be marked absent. You must report to Trabant Student Center, Multi-purpose Room C Festival” at the INNternational at 9:30 AM on that same day, Monday, Oct. 25, to pick up your schedules. 12:00 PM—6:00 PM *Reminder* if you have not paid your bills, we cannot give you a schedule! Bills are due FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22ND!! Be sure to pay these by the end of Friday so as not to get a late Move-out date for graduating students fee of $50! (Remember that you can pay online!) living in the Towers or Studio Green CHRISTIANA TOWERS DORMS AND SUNDAY, OCT. 24 STUDIO GREEN APARTMENTS Newark Halloween Parade IMPORTANT INFORMATION—CHECK OUT DATES Main Street, 3:00 PM Christiana Towers MONDAY, OCT. 25 First day of session: get schedule at ALL students living in Christiana Towers East and Christiana Towers West must be packed and ready to move out Saturday, October 23rd, at 10:00AM. Do not leave anything in the rooms. New 9:30AM in Trabant & then go to RW arriving University of Delaware students will be assigned to these rooms.. classes! Dorm inspections will occur before you leave. Your rooms will inspected before check out. There FRIDAY, OCT. 29 will be an inspection form for you to sign after the inspection. If your dorm room needs special ELI Halloween Meet & Greet cleaning or if there are damages in your dorm room, you may not receive all of your dorm deposit refund. ELI Porch/Lawn—3PM (costumes) If your flight departure time is later than Saturday, October 23rd, please see Letha Earl in 108 East SATURDAY, OCT. 30 Main Street, room 214 as soon as possible. Halloween Party If you or your belongings are still in the dorm room after Friday 10/23/10, and you have not talked INNternationale 9 PM—1 AM with Letha @ ELI before 10/22/10, you will have $75.00 removed from your security deposit. ******************************************************************* Studio Green Apartments Check out is on Saturday, October 23rd Your apartment will be inspected on Friday, October 15th. If you have a conflict because of your flight schedule, please see Letha Earl at 108 East Main Street, room 214. ELI HALLOWEEN MEET & GREET On the first Friday of Session II10, the ELI will be hosting the annual Halloween Meet & Greet! Come out to the ELI main building porch and lawn (189 West Main Street) at 3:00 PM on Friday, October 29th to meet your teachers, faculty, fellow classmates and UD students as well as new students at the ELI! Wear your best Halloween costumes and enjoy the fun and games! Session II10 SALC Activities GRAMMER CLUSTER FOR SESSION II10 (108 East Main Street) Sign up NOW for the Grammar Cluster offered next session. It Tuesday, October 26, 1:00 PM: The first "official" meeting of the is listed at the bottom of the pink tutoring request form. Turn Book Club. We are reading a Level 3 book, but will be supple- this form in to Ken Hyde. menting with authentic texts for higher-level students, so any In this cluster (a class for some extra help with your English), students from levels 2-6 are welcome! A new, updated flyer is I will help you in the areas of grammar where you need attached. We will be meeting every Tuesday at 1 PM in the practice. SALC. This first week may overlap with orientation, but we should have room for everyone. How to fill out the form: For this grammar cluster you choose and write: XG, Monday and Wednesday at 1P.M. Thursday, October 28, 1:00 PM: Halloween movie screening - Hope to see you there! Bram Stoker's Dracula - 1 - 3 PM. This will be a showing of the Sisi Morris, tutor movie plus a post-movie discussion. HALLOWEEN PARADE Halloween party When? October 30 from 9:00 pm -1:00 am Sunday, October 24 Where? The Innternatationale 3:00pm 153 Courtney street Main Street, Newark Newark‘s 63rd annual Halloween Parade is drawing Additional information: To make up for the cost of beverages, we will be charging a near. Plan now to be a part of this special Halloween nominal fee at the entrance: event, complete with marching bands, floats, antique $3 for under-21 folks, $5 for over-21 folks. automobiles, costumed characters and much more. The parade begins at Tyre Avenue and Main Street and To be able to drink, please bring in an ID and use a designated driver if you plan to drink. marches west on Main Street, to College Avenue. "Carnival - South of the Border Festival" FINANCIAL OFFICE On the Saturday, October 23rd, the INNternationale will be hosting a FINANCIAL OFFICE/CASHIER’S WINDOW South American cultural event! There will be a live band behind the INN and a lecture series on South Ameica. One of the lectures will be ELI Financial Office: Dru Arban and Lin McDowell on the Inca and Aztec Indians. There will be a carnival- ELI Cashier’s Window Hours: 2-5pm atmosphere with food! **Bills larger than $20 are not accepted! ** They need dancers, guitar players, lectures, videos if IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT TRIP REFUND POLICY home towns, music from South America, and whatever else that can be contributed to exhibit Latin American Students—when you are paying at the ELI Cashier’s Window for a culture to UD! There will be a stage for players as well trip, please remember that any approved refunds for trips will be as the band and for another talent show contest! Come made as follows: out next Saturday to learn more about and experience If you paid by credit card, your refund will be by credit card. South American culture and fun! If you paid by cash or check, your refund will be by University check. University of Delaware English Language Institute It may take as long as 2-3 weeks from the time you request the Listening and Speaking Cluster check refund until you receive it. Session II October – November 2010 And The Kitchen Class at Turner‘s Corner Present: ADMISSIONS OFFICE Holiday Extravaganza (Gobble ‗til you wobble!) ELI Admissions Team: Laurie Fuhrmann and Nadia Redman 11/1 - 4: ―We‘re so Corny!‖ The USA produces almost half of the world‘s harvest of this versatile The ELI Admissions Office is open to see students every grain. We‘ll follow it from Mesoamerica to the movies and taste it in afternoon beginning at 2:00pm until 4:00pm. To make an luxurious Broccoli Cornbread, hot from the oven. appointment, please write your name on the sign-in sheet posted on the Admissions Office Door. And more to come! Please understand that you will NOT be able to meet with ELI ** This cluster fills up quickly and students who are interested in Admissions Staff if you do not have an appointment! enrolling are encouraged to contact Ken Hyde's office in the Tutoring If you are unavailable between 2:00pm and 4:30pm, please send an Center on Main St. now and put their name on the list! The absolute e-mail to make an appointment: deadline for new admissions to The Kitchen Class is Nov. 5th (the Laurie: firstname.lastname@example.org second week of the session). ** Nadia: email@example.com Nancy Turner, Instructor General : firstname.lastname@example.org Email: email@example.com Conditional Admissions Program: firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone (302)368-4225 The Orientation Express is the English Language Institute‘s weekly newsletter. It contains news about ELI trips and activities, UD campus events, administrative deadlines, and much more. Please submit any newsletter content to email@example.com by noon on October, 26th.