The Weekly Newsletter of the English Language Institute Augu
In order to take the ELI's institutional TOEFL exam, there are two
steps. First, you must register for the exam at your assigned time;
then, you take the TOEFL on August 9th.
Friday, August 4th, at lpm,full-time students will register for the
exam in 2337 Norman.
Tuesday, August 8th, at 9am part-time students will register for the
exam in 288 Norman.
An additional registration time on Friday, August 4th, at 3pm, will be
provided for students who cannot make the earlier time for religious
reasons; these students must pre-register in the ELI Main Office (315
Norman Hall) by Thursday, August 3rd, at 4pm.
Everyone must arrive on time for TOEFL registration. (Better
yet, arrive early!) Students arriving even
ONE MINUTE late will not be
permitted to register at the regular time; they will
have to register with the part-time and non-students, and will be
permitted to register only if there is space. Late
students will also have to pay a fee of
If you have a problem and cannot register at your assigned time, please
come to the ELI Main Office BEFORE WEDNESDAY. AUGUST
2ND to receive a different registration time.
The ELI's Institutional TOEFL will be given on Wednesday, August
9th, at 2pm. The testing rooms will be assigned to you at TOEFL
All students should bring A Gam o
a picture ID and a pencil -
to the TOEFL registration. II ,I,1
Congratulations! It's been a long and
challenging semester, and you should all
be proud of the excellent work you have
done in all of your classes. This coming
week is very busy with testing and end-of-
semester activities, so please read this issue
of the ELI Weekly carefully to make sure
you know about all of the things you need
to do to wrap up the term. This will be the
last issue of the Weekly for the Summer
The ELI Commencement Ceremony will
be held at the Reitz Union Ballroom on,
August llth, from 10am to noon. All
students and staff are welcome to attend.
You are encouraged to invite your friends
and relatives as well. Students will receive
their grades and class photos after the
ceremony. Everyone is encouraged to
dress up for the occasion!
If you would like to walk over to the
TOEFL testing site with your classmates,
please meet at 12:30pm on Wednesday,
August 9th, at the Norman Hall Parking
Garage and we will all walk over together.
Inside this issue:
TOEFL Registration | Exit Test
100, Issue 13
st 4, 2006
On Thursday, August 10th, we will
be giving the CELT, our exit test.
There are no regular ELI classes on
this day. There will be no late
exams and no late students
admitted to the exams. All ELI
students are required to attend and
take the test in order to receive a
certificate of completion from the
ELI. Please remember to be on
time. If you arrive late to the test,
you will not be permitted to take it,
and you will not receive a certificate
of completion from the ELI.
This weekend, Saturday, August 5th, we will be holding our end-of-semester
Barbecue. This is a chance to celebrate the end of the semester and say goodbye
to friends. Swim or tube in the crystal-clear, bright blue waters of this Florida
natural spring. Eat some of the best barbecue chicken, baked beans, cor-on-the-
cob, and coleslaw ever made. Play sports like volleyball and frisbee. Listen to
music and enjoy the gorgeous Florida sunshine!
Meet at Norman Garage at 10:30am. You can come back to Gainesville
whenever your car chooses to return, probably around 4pm.
Entrance into the park is $7.50 plus tax. The barbecue, catered by Sonny's Real
Pit Bar-B-Q, is free and delicious! Optional tube rental is $6 plus tax and we
can share tubes. Canoes can also be rented.
This is a carpool trip. Ginnie Springs is about a 45-minute drive from Gainesville.
Everyone will meet at Norman Garage at 10:30 AM. Sign up on the Activities
Board by 4pm Thursday, August 3rd. Even if you are going to drive your own
car you MUST sign up on the activities board so we can order food for you!
WHAT TO BRING: Wear your bathing suit and bring a towel! Also bring
sunscreen. If you want to rent a tube or canoe you will also need an ID and credit
card. Most importantly, bring an appetite for good food and fun!
WHAT NOT TO BRING: No pets. Also, please remember that there is NO
alcohol at ELI activities.
Happy upcoming birthday wishes to:
August 4: Omar Kutbi
August 7: Naomy Santiago
August 8: Natalie Sanchez
August 11: Mohammed Al-Yami
August 13: Soraya Sus
August 13: Steve Flocks
August 13: Megan Forbes
*UF UNIVERSITY of
English Language Institute
PO Box 117051
315 Norman Hall
Gainesville, FL32611-7051, USA
Phone: (352) 392-2070
Fax: (352) 392-3744